From the Danube Delta to the iron gates, admire the majestic blue river, crossing 8 countries and stopping in 4 capitals. You will discover tremendous landscapes of striking beauty where nature is queen. From Vienna to Belgrade via Bratislava and Budapest, discover unique architecture, history, and culture all along the beautiful Danube.
THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE
- All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
- Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
- Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
- Headsets are included for excursions
- Official welcome from the captain and crew
- Onboard activities
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees included
- Prepaid Classic Sightseeing package
- Discover 6 countries and diverse cultures
- Idyllic landscapes of the Iron Gates
- The Danube Delta, the largest and best preserved of all European deltas
- Fantastic Bucharest, the Romanian capital
- Belgrade by coach or by bike
- The Rusenski Lom river valley
- Ruse and its astonishing features
- Novi Sad, the pearl of Vojvodinaailability.) Our ship will cruise to Melk during the night.
Day 1: Oltenita (Romania)
Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Enjoy dinner and a traditional folklore evening.
Day 2: Fetesti- Tulcea (Romania)
We'll spend the whole day cruising towards the Danube Delta. Enjoy dinner and a traditional folklore evening.
Day 3: Tulcea - Danube Delta (Romania)
In the morning, join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Tour the Danube Delta and walk away with impressions that will last a lifetime. DISCOVERY: Delta Danube on a speed boat. On board a 7-passenger speed boat, you'll tour the Danube Delta and enjoy the flora and fauna. We will cruise to Oltenita and travel through Romania. Our ship will cruise through the night.
Day 4: Oltenita (Romania) - Giurgiu (Romania) - Ruse (Bulgaria)
Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided visit of Bucharest. Bucharest offers a striking combination of architectural styles: orthodox churches, Empire-style manor houses, Communist-inspired architecture, and the Parliament (outside only - entrance fees not included.) We'll cruise to Ruse, one of the biggest ports in Bulgaria. Enjoy an evening of traditional entertainment.
Day 5: Ruse ( Bulgaria)
Join us on an excursion for both packages: Tour of Ruse. The city is impressive with its broad avenues, large squares and wonderful buildings which pay tribute to the architecture of the national Renaissance. After our tour, we'll return to the ship and begin to cruise all afternoon. We will pass through two countries, Romania on the left bank and Bulgaria on the right bank. Our ship will cruise through the night.
Day 6: The Iron Gates
The day will be spent cruising on the Danube sailing through Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia. Our ship will pass through the Iron Gates, the gorge on the Danube between the Carpathians and the Balkans. On the Serbian bank of the river, we'll catch a glimpse of the Tabula Traiana - a marble plaque honouring the Roman Road that once linked Rome to the province of Dacia.
Day 7: Belgrade (Serbia) - Novi Sad (Serbia)
We'll arrive in Belgrade. Join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Guided tour of the Serbian capital. DISCOVERY: Biking in Belgrade. You'll cycle along the history-filled streets with your guide, who'll explain the city's recent past from World War II to current times. After our tour, we'll return to the ship. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Novi Sad and the Krusedol monastery. We'll start cruising in the direction of Mohacs.
Day 8: Mohacs - Kalocsa
We'll arrive in Mohacs. In the afternoon, join us on an excursion for both packages: The Puszta. We'll return on board in Kalocsa and cruise to Budapest. Enjoy a Hungarian dinner this evening. Our ship will cruise through the night.
Day 9: Budapest (Hungary)
Join us for the excursions proposed for both packages: Sightseeing tour of Budapest, once two distinct cities that united only in 1873. Enjoy a free afternoon in Budapest. Join us on an optional excursion proposed, either: Discover the Gellert Baths and Spa (not included in the packages); or Budapest Market Halls (not included in the packages). After our visits, we'll begin to cruise to Bratislava. Our ship will cruise through the night.
Day 10: Bratislava (Slovakia)
We'll arrive in Bratislava. Join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Guided tour of Bratislava and tasting of local delights. The charm of the Slovakian capital lies in its old city: splendid Baroque palaces, churches and pleasant squares. DISCOVERY: Hiking in Bratislava: The Little Carpathians. From Devin Castle, we'll take in the splendid view of Bratislava. We'll then return on board. Gala evening on board. Our ship will cruise to Vienna.
Day 11: Vienna (Austria)
Join us for the excursions proposed: CLASSIC: Visit to Schoenbrunn Palace, former summer residence of the imperial family, and panoramic tour of Vienna. DISCOVERY: The high art of Viennese living: Music and Viennese cafes. We'll stroll through the city and visit back stage in the Konzerthaus concert hall(1). After our tour, enjoy a steaming cup of Vienna Coffee and a delicious pastry. We'll then return on board. You'll be free to explore the city on your own in the afternoon. Join us on an optional excursion proposed (not included in the packages): Horse-drawn carriage ride though Vienna. In the evening, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Concert of Viennese music (subject to availability.)
Day 12: Vienna (Austria)
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
- Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day
- Onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists)
- Double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom
- Onboard entertainment
- Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
- Welcome cocktail
- Gala dinner
- Onboard entertainment
- Evening of traditional entertainment in Tulcea
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees
- Prepaid classic sightseeing package.
- Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
- Cancellation and baggage insurance
- Transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points
- Optional excursions ( ust be reserved and paid for on board or at travel agency)
- Personal expenses.
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