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2019

The beautiful blue Danube, its Delta and the Balkan peninsula (port-to-port cruise)

14 Days - PCU_PP
# Description

Cruise

PASSAU - MELK - VIENNA - BUDAPEST - OSIJEK - NOVI SAD - BELGRADE - THE IRON GATES - RUSE - GIURGIU - OLTENITA - Bucharest - Constanta - SULINA - TULCEA

From Passau to Tulcea via Budapest and Vienna, these cities rich in culture and history will unveil their secrets. Discover the Schoenbrunn Palace and the beautiful Wachau Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its wooded hillsides, orchards, small villages, vineyards and monasteries, it is the most picturesque part of the Danube and where the majestic Dürnstein Castle stands. In Eastern Europe, discover cities with remarkable landscapes and elegant architecture such as Novi Sad, the capital of the province of Vojvodina regarded as the "Serbian Athens", whose cultural and artistic backgrounds will surprise you. Do not miss out on Ruse, one of the largest ports in Bulgaria and a true melting pot of Bulgarian and Romanian cultures.

Croisi +
All inclusive on board

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

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • A complete cruise along the Danube through its history, its fascinating culture and the idyllic landscapes of the Wachau Valley
  • Discover the greatest cities along the Danube
  • Optional excursions:
    • Imperial Vienna and Schönbrunn Palace
    • Budapest, 2000 years of history
    • The Danube Delta, the largest and best preserved of all European deltas
    • Bucharest, the surprising Romanian capital
    • Authentic Bulgaria with Veliko Tarnovo and the charming town of Ruse
    • Rich cultural and architectural heritage in the Serbian towns of Belgrade and Novi Sad

Route

Day 1

PASSAU

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 4:00 p.m. in Passau. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. We'll cruise through the night.

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Day 2

PASSAU - VIENNA

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Visit Melk Abbey. We'll return to the ship in the morning and cruise on to Dürnstein. Enjoy some free time exploring this picturesque village, and its Baroque-style church - the most famous in the Wachau region thanks to the legend of King Richard the Lionheart. We'll return on board in the afternoon before cruising on to Vienna. After our arrival, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Tour Vienna by night.

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Day 3

VIENNA

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Visit Vienna and Schoenbrunn Palace.
Enjoy a free afternoon to explore this marvelous city at your own pace or take part in our optional excursion (not included in the packages): Horse-drawn carriage ride through Vienna. We'll return to the ship and cruise to Esztergom through the night. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

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Day 4

ESZTERGOM - BUDAPEST

Enjoy some time on your own exploring Esztergom, the former capital of Hungary. We'll then spend the afternoon cruising to Budapest. The Hungarian capital lies along the banks of the Danube and is one of the most attractive cities in Europe. After dinner, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Discover Budapest by night.

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Day 5

BUDAPEST

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Budapest.
DISCOVERY: Budapest by bike.
Enjoy a free afternoon or take part in an optional excursion (not included in the packages) to discover the Gellert Baths and Spa. After dinner, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Traditional evening in Budapest.

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Day 6

BUDAPEST

Enjoy time and lunch on your own today and explore Budapest at your own pace! Take advantage of this time to go shopping or visit some of the museums (entrance fees, guides, lunch and transfers not included). Our ship will cruise to Mohacs through the night.

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Day 7

MOHÁCS (Hungary) - OSIJEK (Croatia)

We'll pass through customs in Mohacs before sailing on to Osijek. To help get your blood moving, join us for an aerobics class and onboard entertainment. Upon reaching Osijek, join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Osijek.
DISCOVERY: Osijek by bike.
Afterwards, we'll continue our cruise to Novi Sad. Enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment.

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Day 8

NOVI SAD (Croatia) - BELGRADE (Serbia)

This morning, join us for an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci. Afterwards, our ship will cruise to Belgrade. In the afternoon, join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Belgrade.
DISCOVERY: Belgrade by bike.
Enjoy an evening of dancing on board. Our ship will cruise through the night.

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Day 9

THE IRON GATES

The whole day will be spent cruising. Our ship will pass through the Iron Gates, the gorge on the Danube that forms part of the boundary between Serbia and Romania.

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Day 10

RUSE (Bulgaria)

We'll reach Ruse in the early morning. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: day-trip to Veliko Tarnovo, famously known as the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, and Arbanassi, valued for its rich history and large number of historical monuments. We'll return on board in Ruse.

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Day 11

RUSE - OLTENITA (Romania)

This morning, join us for an optional excursion for both packages: Discover Ruse with its wide avenues, large squares and gorgeous monuments bearing witness to national Renaissance architecture.
Join us this afternoon for an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Bucharest and a visit to the Village Museum showcasing traditional Romanian village life.
We'll then cruise to Cernavoda/Fetesti. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening. We'll cruise throughout the night.

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Day 12

CERNAVODA / FETESTI (Romania) - SULINA (Romania)

After our arrival in Cernavoda/Fetesti, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Day-trip to Constanta (lunch included). The oldest continuously inhabited city in Romania, it was founded in 600 BC. We'll discover its diverse architectural styles, most evident in the Orthodox cathedral (interiors) and the Grand Mosque (exteriors). We'll enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. Afterwards, we'll cruise to Murfatlar, where Romania produces its best wines and have a tasting in a wine cellar*. We'll return on board in Cernavoda/Fetesti. Enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment.

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Day 13

SULINA (Romania) - CRISAN (Romania) - TULCEA (Romania)

Today, join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: The Danube Delta, its fauna and flora.
DISCOVERY: The Danube Delta on a speed boat.
We'll return on board and cruise to Tulcea, reaching it early this evening. Enjoy dinner and an evening of traditional Romanian entertainment on board.

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Day 14

TULCEA (Romania)

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

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Dates & Prices

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  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%

Formalities

Valid national identity card or passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day (except for lunch on D6) - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - lunch on D6 - visits, guides, entrance fees and transfers on D6 - cancellation and baggage insurance - optional excursions (must be reserved and paid for on board or at travel agency) - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

13 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Melk Abbey Vienna by night Schoenbrunn Palace and Vienna Budapest by night Budapest by bike Traditional evening in Budapest Bike tour in Osijek Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci Biking in Belgrade Veliko Tarnovo and A...
Price per pers. 595.00 € Before departure 696.00 € On board
Discovery

Guided tour of Vienna by night

Discover Vienna by night with a panoramic coach tour. This two-thousand-year-old city is a true open-air museum. Vienna embodies Romanticism through its powerful architecture and numerous monuments. We'll take the famous Ring which encircles historic...

Duration 2h00 Classic

Budapest by night

Explore Budapest by night from the comfort of our coach. Your guide will show you the charms of this capital city with its turbulent but incredibly rich past. Despite the vicissitudes of history, Budapest has managed to preserve and bear witness to a...

Duration 2h00 Classic

Budapest by bike

From the ship, we'll set out to explore Budapest by bike. You'll see all the important sights of the city on an easy-paced ride, cycling through the historical center of Hungarian culture. We'll pass in front of the basilica, Liberty Squa...

Duration 2h00 Discovery

Traditional evening in Budapest

Transfer by coach in the company of your guides to a theater downtown for a traditional Hungarian show. This one-and-a-half-hour show will take you across all the regions of Hungary through its folklore and Gypsy dance and music. After this show, the...

Duration 2h00 Classic

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, see the multiple natural and artificial canals, and walk away with impressions that will last a lifetime.   Duration: approx. 4:00 Subject to favorabl...

Duration 4h00 Discovery

Trip to Constanta (lunch included)

Optional day trip to Constanta. Departure by coach towards the Black Sea to reach Constanta. Founded by the Greeks in the 7th century BC, it now has a population of over 560,000 inhabitants and is the second biggest port on the Black Sea after Istanb...

Duration 9h15 Classic

Bike tour in Osijek

Discover the fourth largest city in Croatia from the seat of a bike! The old part of the town, Tvr?a, was built at the beginning of the 18th century and is a dream to cycle through. It is the best-preserved, largest ensemble of Baroque buildings in C...

Duration 2h00 Discovery

Guided tour of Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci

We'll set off by coach to visit the town of Novi Sad. Capital of the autonomous region of Vojvodina, Novi Sad is also the second largest town in Serbia, going by the size of its population. The town has a long and troubled history since it was under...

Duration 3h00 Classic

Biking in Belgrade

What better way to explore Belgrade than on a bike? You'll cycle along the history-filled streets with your guide who will explain the city's recent past from World War II to current times. The main topics are history and politics of Yugoslav...

Duration 3h00 Discovery

Full day excursion: Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi (lunch included)

Departure by coach to Veliko Tarnovo, the medieval capital of Bulgaria but also the capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, which was established at the heart of the country. The name "Veliko Tarnovo” first appeared at the end of the 12th centu...

Duration 10h30 Classic

Guided tour of Ruse

We'll set off by coach to visit the town of Ruse, one of the largest ports in Bulgaria. It was founded by the Romans under the orders of Emperor Augustus. During the Ottoman Empire, it was the most important town of the empire located on the Danube....

Duration 3h00 Classic

Tour of Bucharest (half day)

Departure by coach from Giurgiu with your guides to discover the Romanian capital of Bucharest. According to legend, the city was founded by a shepherd named Bucur (which means joy in Romanian). Bucharest has suffered greatly from its communist past...

Duration 5h15 Classic

Guided tour of the Melk Abbey

Departure by coach in company of your host/hostess towards Melk Abbey. We will meet up with our guides in the inner courtyard to start our visit. The Abbey overlooking the Danube was first built as the Babenberg's fortified castle. It was founded in...

Duration 1h45 Classic
13 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Melk Abbey Vienna by night Schoenbrunn Palace and Vienna Budapest by night Budapest Traditional evening in Budapest Osijek Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci Belgrade Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi Ruse Bucharest Con...
Price per pers. 503.00 € Before departure 588.00 € On board
Classic

Traditional evening in Budapest

Transfer by coach in the company of your guides to a theater downtown for a traditional Hungarian show. This one-and-a-half-hour show will take you across all the regions of Hungary through its folklore and Gypsy dance and music. After this show, the...

Duration 2h00 Classic

Guided tour of Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci

We'll set off by coach to visit the town of Novi Sad. Capital of the autonomous region of Vojvodina, Novi Sad is also the second largest town in Serbia, going by the size of its population. The town has a long and troubled history since it was under...

Duration 3h00 Classic

Full day excursion: Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi (lunch included)

Departure by coach to Veliko Tarnovo, the medieval capital of Bulgaria but also the capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, which was established at the heart of the country. The name "Veliko Tarnovo” first appeared at the end of the 12th centu...

Duration 10h30 Classic

Guided tour of Ruse

We'll set off by coach to visit the town of Ruse, one of the largest ports in Bulgaria. It was founded by the Romans under the orders of Emperor Augustus. During the Ottoman Empire, it was the most important town of the empire located on the Danube....

Duration 3h00 Classic

Guided tour of the Melk Abbey

Departure by coach in company of your host/hostess towards Melk Abbey. We will meet up with our guides in the inner courtyard to start our visit. The Abbey overlooking the Danube was first built as the Babenberg's fortified castle. It was founded in...

Duration 1h45 Classic

Guided tour of Vienna by night

Discover Vienna by night with a panoramic coach tour. This two-thousand-year-old city is a true open-air museum. Vienna embodies Romanticism through its powerful architecture and numerous monuments. We'll take the famous Ring which encircles historic...

Duration 2h00 Classic

Tour of Budapest

In the company of our guides, we will leave for a panoramic tour of Budapest, the Pearl of the Danube. First we will head for the hills of Buda by crossing the Elizabeth Bridge and we will go up to the Castle quarter, from where we'll enjoy a fan...

Duration 4h00 Classic

Guided tour of the town of Osijek

In the company of our guides, we will begin our tour with a visit of Osijek, a town in the East of the historical Croatian region of Slavonia. The town was founded by the Slavs, who built a river port on the ruins of the Roman town in the 7th century...

Duration 2h00 Classic

Guided tour of Belgrade

We'll set off by coach to visit Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, which is also one of the oldest cities in Europe with a history stretching back some 7000 years. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers, close to the Morava Corri...

Duration 4h00 Classic

Tour of Bucharest (half day)

Departure by coach from Giurgiu with your guides to discover the Romanian capital of Bucharest. According to legend, the city was founded by a shepherd named Bucur (which means joy in Romanian). Bucharest has suffered greatly from its communist past...

Duration 5h15 Classic

Trip to Constanta (lunch included)

Optional day trip to Constanta. Departure by coach towards the Black Sea to reach Constanta. Founded by the Greeks in the 7th century BC, it now has a population of over 560,000 inhabitants and is the second biggest port on the Black Sea after Istanb...

Duration 9h15 Classic

Excursion in the Danube Delta

We'll begin with a 500m walk (approx.) and then board a tourist pleasure boat to begin our visit of the Danube Delta. We'll board these small local boats (with a capacity of 50 passengers) to discover the flora and fauna of this biosphere in the comp...

Duration 4h00 Classic

Budapest by night

Explore Budapest by night from the comfort of our coach. Your guide will show you the charms of this capital city with its turbulent but incredibly rich past. Despite the vicissitudes of history, Budapest has managed to preserve and bear witness to a...

Duration 2h00 Classic

Guided tour of Vienna by night

Discover Vienna by night with a panoramic coach tour. This two-thousand-year-old city is a true open-air museum. Vienna embodies Romanticism through its powerful architecture and numerous monuments. We'll take the famous Ring which encircles historic...

Duration 2h00 Classic
Price per pers. 31.00 € Before departure 34.00 € On board

Bike tour in Osijek

Discover the fourth largest city in Croatia from the seat of a bike! The old part of the town, Tvr?a, was built at the beginning of the 18th century and is a dream to cycle through. It is the best-preserved, largest ensemble of Baroque buildings in C...

Duration 2h00 Discovery
Price per pers. 47.00 € Before departure 52.00 € On board

Guided tour of the town of Osijek

In the company of our guides, we will begin our tour with a visit of Osijek, a town in the East of the historical Croatian region of Slavonia. The town was founded by the Slavs, who built a river port on the ruins of the Roman town in the 7th century...

Duration 2h00 Classic
Price per pers. 28.00 € Before departure 31.00 € On board

Tour of Bucharest (half day)

Departure by coach from Giurgiu with your guides to discover the Romanian capital of Bucharest. According to legend, the city was founded by a shepherd named Bucur (which means joy in Romanian). Bucharest has suffered greatly from its communist past...

Duration 5h15 Classic
Price per pers. 32.00 € Before departure 36.00 € On board

Trip to Constanta (lunch included)

Optional day trip to Constanta. Departure by coach towards the Black Sea to reach Constanta. Founded by the Greeks in the 7th century BC, it now has a population of over 560,000 inhabitants and is the second biggest port on the Black Sea after Istanb...

Duration 9h15 Classic
Price per pers. 47.00 € Before departure 52.00 € On board

Excursion in the Danube Delta

We'll begin with a 500m walk (approx.) and then board a tourist pleasure boat to begin our visit of the Danube Delta. We'll board these small local boats (with a capacity of 50 passengers) to discover the flora and fauna of this biosphere in the comp...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. 37.00 € Before departure 41.00 € On board

Gellert Baths and Spa

You'll set out with your guide to visit the famous Gellert Baths and Spa. Now part of the famous Hotel Gellert in Buda, references to the spa's healing waters have been found from as early as the 13th century. The current spa was founded in 1...

Duration 3h00 Discovery
Price per pers. 58.00 € Before departure 64.00 € On board

Traditional evening in Budapest

Transfer by coach in the company of your guides to a theater downtown for a traditional Hungarian show. This one-and-a-half-hour show will take you across all the regions of Hungary through its folklore and Gypsy dance and music. After this show, the...

Duration 2h00 Classic
Price per pers. 38.00 € Before departure 42.00 € On board

Full day excursion: Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi (lunch included)

Departure by coach to Veliko Tarnovo, the medieval capital of Bulgaria but also the capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, which was established at the heart of the country. The name "Veliko Tarnovo” first appeared at the end of the 12th centu...

Duration 10h30 Classic
Price per pers. 68.00 € Before departure 76.00 € On board

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, see the multiple natural and artificial canals, and walk away with impressions that will last a lifetime.   Duration: approx. 4:00 Subject to favorabl...

Duration 4h00 Discovery
Price per pers. 83.00 € Before departure 92.00 € On board

Guided tour of the Melk Abbey

Departure by coach in company of your host/hostess towards Melk Abbey. We will meet up with our guides in the inner courtyard to start our visit. The Abbey overlooking the Danube was first built as the Babenberg's fortified castle. It was founded in...

Duration 1h45 Classic
Price per pers. 41.00 € Before departure 46.00 € On board

Budapest by night

Explore Budapest by night from the comfort of our coach. Your guide will show you the charms of this capital city with its turbulent but incredibly rich past. Despite the vicissitudes of history, Budapest has managed to preserve and bear witness to a...

Duration 2h00 Classic
Price per pers. 25.00 € Before departure 28.00 € On board

Tour of Budapest

In the company of our guides, we will leave for a panoramic tour of Budapest, the Pearl of the Danube. First we will head for the hills of Buda by crossing the Elizabeth Bridge and we will go up to the Castle quarter, from where we'll enjoy a fan...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. 25.00 € Before departure 28.00 € On board

Budapest by bike

From the ship, we'll set out to explore Budapest by bike. You'll see all the important sights of the city on an easy-paced ride, cycling through the historical center of Hungarian culture. We'll pass in front of the basilica, Liberty Squa...

Duration 2h00 Discovery
Price per pers. 44.00 € Before departure 49.00 € On board

Guided tour of Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci

We'll set off by coach to visit the town of Novi Sad. Capital of the autonomous region of Vojvodina, Novi Sad is also the second largest town in Serbia, going by the size of its population. The town has a long and troubled history since it was under...

Duration 3h00 Classic
Price per pers. 34.00 € Before departure 38.00 € On board

Biking in Belgrade

What better way to explore Belgrade than on a bike? You'll cycle along the history-filled streets with your guide who will explain the city's recent past from World War II to current times. The main topics are history and politics of Yugoslav...

Duration 3h00 Discovery
Price per pers. 44.00 € Before departure 49.00 € On board

Guided tour of Belgrade

We'll set off by coach to visit Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, which is also one of the oldest cities in Europe with a history stretching back some 7000 years. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers, close to the Morava Corri...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. 31.00 € Before departure 34.00 € On board

Guided tour of Ruse

We'll set off by coach to visit the town of Ruse, one of the largest ports in Bulgaria. It was founded by the Romans under the orders of Emperor Augustus. During the Ottoman Empire, it was the most important town of the empire located on the Danube....

Duration 3h00 Classic
Price per pers. 34.00 € Before departure 38.00 € On board

Horse-drawn carriage ride through Vienna

You'll be transferred to the center of the city to enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride through the old town and the famous Ring Road. A trip with a Fiaker is a great (and romantic) way of seeing the city in comfort because of the narrow streets and...

Duration 1h30 Discovery
Price per pers. 132.00 € Before departure 147.00 € On board

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

*Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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