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Balkan Discovery with 1 Night in Bucharest & 2 Nights in Transylvania

Summary:

See the highlights of Eastern Europe on this Danube River cruise adventure through the Balkans! This vacation has something for everybody—relaxing time on your ship and stops in the most fascinating cities, with free time and guided sightseeing. Sail into...

Duration
11 Days
Countries
3
Next Departure
12-Aug-2024
Starting at
USD 5,148.00
USD 4,398.00
Price per day
USD 400.00

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  • Dates and Details
  • Ship Route
  • Map, Destinations
  • Avalon
Operator
Avalon Waterways
Ship
Envision, Expression, Passion
Tour
Balkan Discovery with 1 Night in Bucharest & 2 Nights in Transylvania

Summary

See the highlights of Eastern Europe on this Danube River cruise adventure through the Balkans! This vacation has something for everybody—relaxing time on your ship and stops in the most fascinating cities, with free time and guided sightseeing. Sail into beautiful Croatia, enjoy a guided sightseeing in Vukovar and discover Ilok with its 1,000-year-old winemaking tradition. Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, is one of the oldest cities in Europe, where the Sava River meets the Danube. The lively pedestrian boulevard of Knez Mihailova is dotted with charming cafés and historical buildings. You’ll also see St. Sava, the world’s largest Orthodox Church. Cruise through the dramatic views of Iron Gates Gorge, marvel at Belogradchik’s fascinating rock formations, and visit the fortress in Bulgaria’s ancient capital of Veliko Târnovo. In Arbanassi, visit the Church of the Nativity, housing an impressive collection of frescoes.

This timeless European vacation continues with a stay in Romania’s vibrant capital of Bucharest, the “Paris of the East.” A local expert will show you many of its historical treasures, such as the Arc de Triomphe. Travel to Transylvania to visit Bran Castle—of Dracula lore—the city of Brasov, and beautiful Peles Castle.

Map: Balkan Discovery with 1 Night in Bucharest & 2 Nights in Transylvania (Avalon)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1.
Budapest, Hungary (Embarkation)
Day 2.
Vukovar
Day 3.
Novi Sad, Serbia
Day 4.
Belgrade
Day 5.
Golubač–Donji Milanovac. Excursion To Lepenski Vir...
Day 6.
Vidin, Bulgaria
Day 7.
Rousse. Veliko Târnovo & Arbanassi Excursion
Day 8.
Oltenita, Romania (Disembarkation)–Bucharest–Braso...
Day 9.
Brasov
Day 10.
Brasov–Sinaia–Bucharest
Day 11.
Bucharest

Travel Countries (3): Hungary, Romania, Serbia

Ports of call (5): Belgrade, Brasov, Bucharest, Budapest, Novi Sad

Ship Information

Ship Name
Envision
Ship Type
River Cruise Ship

Travel Package

 

Coming from

 

Going to

Cruise...

Budapest

Arrow Going To

Bucharest

River CruisesThis is an Organised River Cruise: you will eat and sleep on-board of the ship. The cruise operator set the itinerary, the destinations, duration and departure dates as well as the price per cabin type/deck. Excursions and activities can be included or optional. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

Tour Variations

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Next Departure: 12-Aug-2024
Starting at: USD 4,398.00

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Next Departure: 11-Aug-2024
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