Danube Delta Discovery 2021 Scenic River Cruise
Elegant Vienna provides a great point of contrast to the rest of this exceptional itinerary.
Inspiration to world-renowned creatives and philosophers, the Austrian capital of Vienna is a melting pot of culture and tradition. Walk the streets that Mozart and Beethoven once did, and enjoy the opulence of the Schönbrunn Palace. From here, the scenery takes on a distinctive Eastern charm. Bratislava is one of Europe’s hidden gems while, in Budapest, you’ll be treated to a Scenic Enrich concert at Gödöllo Royal Palace. Highlights include the Baroque city of Osijek, Serbia and the awe-inspiring Iron Gates, before your cruise concludes in the picturesque Danube Delta
Your journey into wonder begins here. Enjoy an overnight stay in Bucharest.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Enjoy a guided walking tour of Vidin. Alternatively, take a hike to the Belogradchik Fortress and discover the ruins of the ancient stronghold, which was constructed when the region was part of the Roman Empire. Or venture to a local winery for a tasting.
This morning relax on board and admire the scenery as you cruise the spectacular Iron Gates. Visit one of the greatest and most significant archaeological sites in this region, Lepenski Vir Archaeological site and museum.
Today you will discover one of the oldest capitals in Europe, Belgrade, a city that has always had a huge impact on the entire region.
Freechoise: Join an in-depth city tour including a visit to Tito’s Memorial or take an orientation tour of the city before time at leisure.
Enrich: Visit the largest orthodox temple in the Balkans, St.Sava and enjoy a choir performance in the Temple Crypt.
Freechoise: 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 insights into local life, you can join a walking tour of the city with a local student. Alternatively, journey to Sremski Karlovci, where you can wander the town with our experts and marvel at the many beautiful Baroque elements.
Freechoise: 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.
As a Scenic guest, you’ll be invited into the home of a local family for a traditional home-cooked meal and the chance to discover what everyday life is really like in Croatia.
Freechoise: 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. Alternatively, tour Zsolnay Porcelain museum.
Located on the Great Hungarian Plain, Kalocsa is one of the oldest towns in Hungary. Today you will have the opportunity to witness a traditional Puszta horse show. Be greeted by the horsemen of the Puszta region where this type of activity has been practised for centuries.
Freechoise: 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 history 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 residence of Queen Elisabeth of Hungary, you’ll quickly come to appreciate why as you examine its many fabulous details up close.
Freechoise: Explore 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 excursion.
Freechoise: Tour the city of Vienna, or be guided through majestic Schönbrunn Palace. Alternatively, take in the sights as we cycle to Danube Island on a guided bicycle tour or learn about Vienna’s popular wine region whilst sampling some of its acclaimed sparkling wine.
After breakfast, transfer to Vienna airport for your return flight home
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- Extend your River Cruise with a 4 night stay in Transylvania. Ask the team more details
- Save £1,200 per couple, free VIP chauffeur transfers & free deposit protection - book by 30 September
- Pay your balance in full by 31 October for an additional early payment discount of £200pp
- Return flights from a selection of up to 9 UK airports
- 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
- 14 nights on board a 5-star Scenic Space-Ship
- 1 night stay in a luxurious city centre hotel
- 2 Exclusive Scenic Enrich events & 26 Scenic Freechoice excursions
- 44 meals: 15 breakfasts, 14 lunches and 15 dinners
- Complimentary premium branded beverages† throughout your cruise
- Butler service for all guests throughout your cruise
- Authentic local entertainment
- The freedom of on board e-bikes
- Cruise Director to guide and assist
- Expert local guides
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
- All tipping, port charges and airport taxes worth up to £900 per couple