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16 Day Danube Delta Discovery 2018
(Vienna to Bucharest)

16 days with Scenic  Rating: Deluxe

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River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 Welcome to Vienna
Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.(Dinner)
 
Day 2 Vienna
Freechoice: 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 3 Bratislava
Freechoice: 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 enjoy a guided cycling tour. Or journey to nearby Devin Castle where you’ll have an opportunity to tour the castle’s ruins and sample some of the local currant wine. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 4 Budapest
Freechoice: Join a guided tour through a city often considered the most beautiful in Europe, or if you are feeling active, you may wish to take a walking tour of the Buda side. Alternatively, discover the Jewish heritage with a local guide.

Enrich
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 residences of Queen Elisabeth of Hungary. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 Kalocsa
Today you’ll get to witness a traditional Hungarian horse show. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 6 Mohacs
Freechoice: Discover Pécs, a city of art and history. 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 7 Osijek
Freechoice: Explore Osijek on a guided city tour, or if you’re the more active type, you could opt to take a blissful guided bike ride through Osijek’s countryside.

Enrich
As a 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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8 Belgrade
Today you’ll discover one of the oldest capitals 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 at leisure before tonight’s magnificent Serbian folklore performance on board your Scenic Space-Ship.  (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 9 Belgrade
Freechoice: 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.

Sundowners
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 Kostolac > Iron Gates
This morning take a short drive to Viminacium and discover the ruins of Roman amphitheatres, hippodromes and mausoleums at this unique archaeological site. Dating back to the 1st century, and at its peak believed to have had 40,000 inhabitants, it was one of the biggest cities of its time. Later, relax on board and admire the scenery as you cruise the spectacular Iron Gates, a narrow gorge that the Danube has carved out between the Carpathian and Balkan Mountains. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 11 Vidin
Freechoice: Enjoy a hiking tour to the Belogradchik Fortress and discover the ruins of the ancient stronghold, which was constructed during the time when the region was part of the Roman Empire. Or venture to the nearby local winery and enjoy a wine tasting. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 12 Vidin > Silistra
As you cruise the mighty Danube relax in one of the lounges and viewing areas, and enjoy the scenery as your Scenic Space-Ship sails towards Silistra.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 13 Silistra
Freechoice: 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 14 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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 15 Braila > Bucharest
This morning disembark your Scenic Space-Ship and travel to Bucharest, where you’ll enjoy an overnight stay.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 16 Bucharest
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 Jewel
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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