Day 1 | Highlights:
Your journey into wonder begins here. Enjoy an overnight stay in Bucharest.
Day 2 | Bucharest > Braila Highlights:
Today you’ll leave Bucharest behind and transfer to your 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.
Day 3 | Saint George > Danube Delta Highlights:
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).
Day 4 | Silistra Highlights:
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.
Day 5 | Silistra > Vidin Highlights:
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 Vidin.
Day 6 | Vidin Highlights:
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.
Day 7 | Iron Gates > Kostolac Highlights:
Upon arrival in Kostolac 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.
Day 8 | Belgrade Highlights:
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.
Day 9 | Belgrade Highlights:
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.
Day 10 | Osijek Highlights:
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 11 | Mohacs Highlights:
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.
Day 12 | Kalocsa Highlights:
Today you’ll get to witness a traditional Hungarian horse show.
Day 13 | Budapest Highlights:
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.
Day 14 | Bratislava Highlights:
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.
Day 15 | Vienna Highlights:
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.
Day 16 | Vienna Highlights:
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.