From the Danube Delta to Prague with Habsburg Royalty – Cruise Only
From Romania, to Germany, this Danube river cruise is an odyssey of new discoveries to treasure.After embarkation, you’ll sail overnight to St. Gheorghe for an excursion to the Danube Delta at the entrance to the Black Sea. Join a small-boat guided tour of the Danube Delta’s rivers, canals, and marshes. Enjoy a special “Kilometer 0” celebration of the mighty Danube’s 2,845km journey from the Black Forest to the Black Sea. Sail through the Balkans, and on to the Hungarian capital city of Budapest. Visit Bratislava and vibrant Vienna. Seeing such a variety of landscapes, languages, cultures, and historic sites will be an unmatched treasure not to be missed. We invite you to join us on this great adventure from the Black Sea Delta to Germany.
Day 1 Bucharest–Fetesti (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 St. Gheorghe: excursion to Danube Delta; km 0 celebration Day 3 Cernavodă. Excursion to Constanta: guided sightseeing, visit the National History and Archaeological Museum in ConstantaDay 4 Rousse. Excursion to Veliko Târnovo & Arbanassi: guided sightseeing, visit Tsarevet’s Fortress in Ve-liko Târnovo, and the Ethnographic Museum and the Church of the Nativityin Arbanassi; or guided sightseeing of RousseDay 5 Vidin–Belogradchik: guided sightseeing to Vidin’s fortress and see the rock formations in BelogradchikDay 6 Iron Gates–Donji Milanovac: cruise through the Iron Gates gorge; visit Lepenski Vir archaeological siteDay 7 Belgrade: guided sightseeing; lecture on boardDay 8 Mohács. Excursion to Pécs: guided tour and organ concert in PécsDay 9 Budapest: day at leisureDay 10 Budapest: guided tour, see Heroes’ Square; visit Gödöllö Royal PalaceDay 11 Bratislava: guided sightseeing, visit St. Martin’s Cathedral; lecture about royal dinasties in Europe, onboard Waltz lessonDay 12 Vienna: guided tour, see the Kuntskammer’s collection; choice of additional sightseeing, or a compli-mentary museum ticket; visit Schönbrunn PalaceDay 13 Dürnstein–Wachau Valley–Melk: choice of guided walk, or hike up to the castle ruins in Dürnstein; guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey in Melk or visit Arstetten Castle; wine tastingDay 14 Linz: guided walk or full day excursion Romantic AustriaDay 15 Passau: guided walkDay 16 Deggendorf (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning
In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change is necessary, a substitute will be offered.Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.