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16 Day Danube Delta Discovery
(Bucharest to Vienna)

16 days with Scenic  Rating: Deluxe

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River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 Welcome to Bucharest
Your journey into wonder begins here. Enjoy an overnight stay in Bucharest. (Dinner)
 
Day 2 Bucharest > Braila
Today you’ll leave Bucharest behind and transfer to a Scenic Space-Ship where you’ll be personally welcomed by your friendly dedicated staff. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 3 Saint George > Danube Delta
The World Heritage-listed Danube Delta is the best preserved of Europe’s deltas and hosts over 300 species of birds. Be sure to have your camera ready as you sail through the passage of Saint George and the magnificent Danube Delta, to reach the Black Sea coast. Admire spectacular scenery during your small boats cruise to mile 0, where the mighty Danube River meets the Black Sea (weather permitting). (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 4 Tulcea
Embark on a small boat exploration of Tulcea and the surrounding Danube canals, home to Europe’s largest white pelican colony (weather permitting). (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 5 Silistra
Discover the Silistra fort    during an active walking tour, or journey to the nearby local village, where you’ll visit the primary school and discover a few wonderful insights into daily life in Bulgaria. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 6 Russe > Nikopol
Take a full day excursion to Veliko Tarnovo, a town with a rich historical past. In the 14th century as the Byzantine Empire weakened, the town was the Bulgarian capital and known as the third Rome. You’ll also visit the leafy village of Arbanassi, which is included in World Heritage list of valuable cultural sites. Or enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Russe. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 7 Iron Gate
Relax on board and admire the scenery as you cruise the spectacular Iron Gate, a narrow gorge that the Danube has carved out between the Carpathian and Balkan Mountains. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 8 Belgrade
Today you’ll discover one of the oldest capital cities in Europe – Belgrade, a city that has always had a huge impact on the entire region. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy in your own time before tonight’s magnificent Serbian folklore performance on board your Scenic Space-Ship. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 9 Belgrade
Enjoy a guided bicycle ride along the Danube, or taste your way around the local market on our Shop with a Chef tour. Or for some true insight into local life, you can join a walking tour of the city with a local. Alternatively, journey to Sremski Karlovci, where you can wander the town with our experts and marvel at the many beautiful Baroque elements.
 
Raise a toast to the end of a wonderful day, it’s a moment to savour, and a chance to reflect on all you’ve seen and experienced. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 10 Osijek
Explore Osijek on a guided city tour, or try your hand at fishing in a local village stream. Or, if you’re the more active type, you could opt to take a blissful guided bike ride through Osijek’s countryside.
 
As a special Scenic guest, you’ll be invited into the home of a local family for a traditional home-cooked dinner and the chance to discover what everyday life is really like in Croatia. With great food and wonderful company, this will be both a magnificent meal, and a rare opportunity for one-on-one contact with people who understand the local way of life intimately. Enjoy. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 11 Mohacs
Discover the Zsolnay ceramic factory, one of the most unique porcelain factories in the world, where you’ll visit the main exhibition areas and enjoy a ceramic making presentation. Alternatively, explore the village of Villány and learn about everyday life in Hungary, while sampling some of the fine local wines. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 12 Kalocsa
Today you’ll get to witness a traditional Hungarian horse show. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 13 Budapest
Join a guided tour through a city often considered the most beautiful in Europe. Alternatively, choose to relax at the Thermal Baths and Spa, or brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock.
 
Immerse yourself in Budapest’s imperial past by attending an exclusive private classical music concert at the majestic Gödöllõ Royal Palace. One of the favourite residence of Queen Elisabeth of Hungary, you’ll quickly come to appreciate why as you examine its many fabulous details up close. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 14 Bratislava
Explore beautiful Bratislava with a knowledgeable local guide and discover all that this majestic city has to offer. Alternatively, discover Bratislava’s communist-era history during a guided tour. Or journey to the nearby Devin Castle where you’ll have an opportunity to tour the castle’s ruins and sample some of the local speciality, the Devin’s currant wine. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 15 Vienna
Tour the city of Vienna, or be guided through majestic Schönbrunn Palace. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School and either tour the stables or see the Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 16 Vienna
After breakfast, prepare to head home. It may be the end of your cruise, but there’ll still be many wonderful memories to look forward to. (Breakfast)
Tour Map
All This Included
From here on, the towns take on a subtly Eastern character. Vienna is a city inspired by the great composers, and you're likely to pick up the strains of a melody you recognize even while walking its quaint cobblestone streets. From Vienna, you'll travel to Bratislava and Budapest - every bit as elegant as Vienna, and even more exotic. And beyond that, among other highlights, beautiful Croatia, and the magificent Iron Gates. Your voyage will wrap up at last with a visit to the Danube Delta, teeming with over 300 species of birdlife, and offering some of the region's most beautiful backdrops before spilling into the famous Black Sea.
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 2 exclusive Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of 22 Freechoice activities
  • 1 Sundowners event
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade
  • 44 meals – 15 breakfasts, 14 lunches and 15 dinners
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Opal
Notes
  • Itineraries are subject to change.
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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.



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