DAY 1: TOKAJ
Boarding in the end of the afternoon. Welcome cocktail and presentation of the crew. Dinner on board and free evening. Discovery of this charming village with its old buildings and large stone walls. A number of beautiful baroque edifices can be found along the streets. Overnight.
DAY 2: TOKAJ - TISZAFURED
Full board on board. In the morning, guided tour of Tokaj. This charming village stands on the summit of an outcrop which stretches into the Great Hungarian Plain. The historic wine producing region of Tokaj has been providing the world with its dessert wine, “Tokaji Aszu”, also called “the king of wines and the wine of kings”, for 450 years. Visit to the vineyards followed by wine tasting in the famous Rakoczi cellar, a natural place to store the Tokaj wines as they age. Return on board. Cruise to the lakes and rivers over the Great Southern Plain. Hungarian dinner. In the evening, arrival in Tiszafured. Overnight.
DAY 3: TISZAFURED - CSONGRAD
Full board on board. Excursion to visit Hortobágy. This is one of the expanses of prairie called “puszta”, among the largest in Europe (more than 540 square miles). Afternoon spend sailing through the Great Southern Plain to Csongrád. The river brings this sandy landscape to life and provides fish for the local specialty, fish soup.Evening of entertainment. Overnight in Csongrád.
DAY 4: CSONGRAD - CSANYTELEK - SZEGED
Full board on board. Excursion to Opusztaszer, a park which commemorates the country's history. The richness of the open air ethnographic collection is extraordinary. Return on board in Szeged. In the afternoon, guided tour of Szeged, also known as the “sunlit city”. Return on board. Hungarian-themed evening on board. Overnight.
DAY 5: SZEGED - KANIZSA - NOVI SAD
Full board on board. Free time in Szeged. Cruise to Serbia, passing through customs in Kanizsa. Afternoon spend sailing along the river which reveals its hidden treasures and unique heritage. Evening of entertainment on board. Arrival during the night in Novi Sad.
DAY 6: NOVI SAD
Full board on board. Tour of Novi Sad, a charming town located in Baga region and on the left banks of the Danube. The cruise continues through Serbia.
DAY 7: BEZDAN - MOHACS
Full board on board. Passing through customs. Arrival in Mohács, guided tour of Pécs, regional center of southern Hungary and the birthplace of the painter Victor Vasarely. The cruise continues along the Danube Rivers to Budapest. Gala evening. Arrival in Budapest during the night.
DAY 8: BUDAPEST
Full board on board. Guided tour of Budapest. The course of the Danube cuts the town in two, dividing it into two entirely separate entities: Buda with its hills and valleys and Pest with its flat plain and whose panoramic view over the banks of the Danube is listed as part of the world's cultural heritage by UNESCO. In the afternoon, visit to the Royal Palace of Gödöllö, the largest baroque castle in Hungary. In the evening, tour of Budapest by night.
DAY 9: BUDAPEST
Buffet breakfast on board. Disembark. End of our services.
River Cruise Highlights
The Royal Palace of Gödöllö
Opusztaszer commemorative natural history park
All This Included
Your cruise with all meals from dinner the D1 to breakfast on D9
Drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served by CroisiEurope during meals on board, drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list)
Double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
The excursions mentioned in the program
Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
The gala dinner and evening
Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard MS Victor Hugo
For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.
You must have a valid passport to travel. Your passport must be valid for six months beyond the last day of your travels.
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Terms and Conditions
The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.