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Overview

Admire the majestic blue river, crossing 8 countries and stopping in 4 capitals. You will discover tremendous landscapes of striking beauty where nature is queen. From Vienna to Belgrade via Bratislava and Budapest, discover unique architecture, history, and culture all along the beautiful Danube.

Detailed Itinerary

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Dinner.

We'll spend the whole day cruising towards the Danube Delta. Enjoy dinner and a traditional folklore evening.

In the morning, join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Tour the Danube Delta and walk away with impressions that will last a lifetime.

DISCOVERY: 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.

We will cruise to Oltenita and travel through Romania. Our ship will cruise through the night.

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided visit of Bucharest. Bucharest offers a striking combination of architectural styles: orthodox churches, Empire-style manor houses, Communist-inspired architecture, and the Parliament (outside only - entrance fees not included).

We'll cruise to Ruse, one of the biggest ports in Bulgaria. Enjoy an evening of traditional entertainment.

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Tour of Ruse. The city is impressive with its broad avenues, large squares and wonderful buildings which pay tribute to the architecture of the national Renaissance. After our tour, we'll return to the ship and begin to cruise all afternoon. We will pass through two countries, Romania on the left bank and Bulgaria on the right bank. Our ship will cruise through the night.

The day will be spent cruising on the Danube sailing through Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia. Our ship will pass through the Iron Gates, the gorge on the Danube between the Carpathians and the Balkans. On the Serbian bank of the river, we'll catch a glimpse of the Tabula Traiana - a marble plaque honoring the Roman Road that once linked Rome to the province of Dacia.

We'll arrive in Belgrade. Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of the Serbian capital.
DISCOVERY: Biking in Belgrade. You'll cycle along the history-filled streets with your guide, who'll explain the city's recent past from World War II to current times.
After our tour, we'll return to the ship. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Novi Sad and the Krusedol monastery. We'll start cruising in the direction of Mohacs.

We'll arrive in Mohacs. In the afternoon, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: The Puszta. We'll return on board in Kalocsa and cruise to Budapest. Enjoy a Hungarian dinner this evening. Our ship will cruise through the night.

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Budapest.

Enjoy a free afternoon in Budapest. Join us on an excursion proposed : Discover the Gellert Baths and Spa (not included in the packages) or Budapest Market Halls (2) (not included in the packages). After our visits, we'll begin to cruise to Bratislava. Our ship will cruise through the night.

We'll arrive in Bratislava. Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided Tour of Bratislava and Tasting of Local Delights.
DISCOVERY: Hiking in Bratislava: The Little Carpathians. From Devin Castle, we'll take in the splendid view of Bratislava. We'll then return on board.

Gala evening.

Our ship will cruise to Vienna.

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Visit to Schoenbrunn Palace, former summer residence of the imperial family, and panoramic tour of Vienna.

DISCOVERY: The high art of Viennese living: Music and Viennese cafes. We'll stroll through the city and visit back stage in the Konzerthaus concert hall(1). After our tour, enjoy a steaming cup of Vienna Coffee and a delicious pastry.
We'll then return on board. You'll be free to explore the city on your own in the afternoon. Join us on an optional excursion proposed (not included in the packages): Horse-drawn carriage ride though Vienna.

In the evening, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Concert of Viennese music (subject to availability.)

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

Inclusions

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

Exclusions

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

Notes

*Price based on double occupancy

Several ships available for this cruise are MS Vivaldi and MS L'Europe.

Accommodation available for Pre and Post Cruise on request.

For other amazing cruise itineraries and destinations, please contact our Destination specialists.

(Shore Excursions available on request) No shore excursion on the non listed days.

Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20% (On request)

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

This cruise can also be booked with return transfer from Strasbourg. Details available on request.

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover 6 countries and diverse cultures
  • Optional excursions:
    • Fantastic Bucharest, the Romanian capital
    • Belgrade by coach or by bike
    • Ruse, one of the largest Bulgarian ports—a perfect blend of Bulgarian, Romanian, and Austrian cultures.

THE GGTS DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included
Trip Highlights

Oltenita - Tulcea - The Danube Delta - Giurgiu - Ruse - The Iron Gates - Belgrade - Novi Sad - Budapest - Bratislava - Vienna

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19 Jul, 2024

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