Day 1 | Highlights: Welcome
Welcome to the wondrous city of Budapest, one of Europe’s oldest and most beautiful cities. Upon arrival transfer to your luxurious hotel for a two night stay.
Day 2 | Budapest Highlights: Buda and Pest
Wander the cobblestone streets with your expert local guide and explore both towns of Buda and Pest, linked by the famous Chain Bridge. This evening you’ll get to experience a delicious dinner in a local restaurant.
Day 3 | Budapest Highlights: Embark your cruise
This afternoon you’ll board your Scenic Space-Ship. At this evening’s welcome reception, raise your glass to the wonderful cruise ahead of you.
Day 4 | Kalocsa Highlights: Hungarian horse show
Today you’ll get to witness a traditional Hungarian horse show.
Day 5 | Osijek: Highlights: Enrich home hosted meal
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.
Day 6 | Belgrade Highlights: Scenic Sundowners
Join your local guide and discover one of the oldest capital cities in Europe – Belgrade. Alternatively, choose a guided bicycle ride along the Danube, or taste your way around the local market through our Shop with a Chef offering. Or for some true insight into local life join a walking tour with a local.
Day 7 | Iron Gates Highlights: Danube Gorge
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. Not only is it a spectacular setting for a cruise, it’s also the natural border between Serbia and Romania.
Day 8 | Svishtov > Rousse Highlights: Byzantine treasures
Discover the Byzantine gem of Veliko Tarnovo and the World Heritage-listed village of Arbanassi. Alternatively stay on board and enjoy the trip towards the Bulgarian town of Rousse, where you’ll be treated to a guided sightseeing tour.
Day 9 | Silistra Highlights: Black Sea and Varna
Discover the Silistra Fort during an active walking tour, or take an excursion to Varna on the Black Sea coast. Or, tour a local village, including a visit to the primary school, and learn about life in Bulgaria.
Day 10 | Giurgiu > Bucharest Highlights: Palace of the Parliament
Disembark your ship and travel to Bucharest.
Day 11 | Bucharest Highlights:
After breakfast, prepare to head home. It may be the end of your journey, but it’s the beginning of a lifetime of fond memories.