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Black Sea Explorer - Bucharest to Budapest Cruise

  • Departure DateTue 11th Oct 2022
  • Scenic River Cruises Scenic Pearl
  • 10 Night Cruise From Bucharest
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Itinerary

  • Bucharest
  • Giurgiu
  • Silistra
  • Rousse, Bulgaria
  • Iron Gates, Romania
  • Belgrade
  • Osijek
  • Kalocsa
  • Budapest

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  • Daily Shore Excursions
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Day 1 - Bucharest

Arrive: Tue 11 October 2022

Bucharest, in southern Romania, is the country's capital and commercial center. Its iconic landmark is the massive, communist-era Palatul Parlamentului government building, which has 1,100 rooms. Nearby, the historic Lipscani district is home to an energetic nightlife scene as well as tiny Eastern Orthodox Stavropoleos Church and 15th-century Curtea Veche Palace, where Prince Vlad III (“The Impaler”) once ruled.

Day 2 - Bucharest

Depart: Wed 12 October 2022

Bucharest, in southern Romania, is the country's capital and commercial center. Its iconic landmark is the massive, communist-era Palatul Parlamentului government building, which has 1,100 rooms. Nearby, the historic Lipscani district is home to an energetic nightlife scene as well as tiny Eastern Orthodox Stavropoleos Church and 15th-century Curtea Veche Palace, where Prince Vlad III (“The Impaler”) once ruled.

Day 2 - Giurgiu

Arrive: Wed 12 October 2022 / Depart: Wed 12 October 2022

Giurgiu is a city in southern Romania. The seat of Giurgiu County, it lies in the historical region of Muntenia. It is situated amongst mud-flats and marshes on the left bank of the Danube facing the Bulgarian city of Ruse on the opposite bank.

Day 3 - Silistra

Arrive: Thu 13 October 2022 / Depart: Thu 13 October 2022

Silistra is a town in Northeastern Bulgaria. The town lies on the southern bank of the lower Danube river, and is also the part of the Romanian border where it stops following the Danube.

Day 4 - Rousse, Bulgaria

Arrive: Fri 14 October 2022 / Depart: Fri 14 October 2022

Ruse, is the fifth largest city in Bulgaria. Ruse is in the northeastern part of the country, on the right bank of the Danube, opposite the Romanian city of Giurgiu, approximately 75 km south of Bucharest, Romania's capital, 200 km from the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast and 300 km from the capital Sofia.

Day 5 - Iron Gates, Romania

Arrive: Sat 15 October 2022 / Depart: Sat 15 October 2022

The Iron Gates is a gorge on the river Danube. It forms part of the boundary between Serbia and Romania.

Day 6 - Belgrade

Arrive: Sun 16 October 2022 / Depart: Sun 16 October 2022

Belgrade is the capital of the southeast European country of Serbia. Its most significant landmark is the Beogradska Tvr?ava, an imposing fortress at the confluence of the Danube and the Sava rivers. The fort is a testament to the city’s strategic importance to the Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, Serbian and Austrian empires, and it's now the site of several museums as well as Kalemegdan, a vast

Day 7 - Osijek

Arrive: Mon 17 October 2022 / Depart: Mon 17 October 2022

Osijek is the fourth largest city in Croatia with a population of 108,048 in 2011. It is the largest city and the economic and cultural centre of the eastern Croatian region of Slavonia, as well as the administrative centre of Osijek-Baranja County.

Day 8 - Kalocsa

Arrive: Tue 18 October 2022 / Depart: Tue 18 October 2022

Kalocsa is a town in Bács-Kiskun county, Hungary. It lies 142 km south of Budapest. It is situated in a marshy but highly productive district, near the left bank of the Danube River. Historically it had greater political and economic importance than at present.

Day 9 - Budapest

Arrive: Wed 19 October 2022

Budapest, Hungary’s capital, is bisected by the River Danube. Its 19th-century Chain Bridge connects the hilly Buda district with flat Pest. A funicular runs up Castle Hill to Buda’s Old Town, where the Budapest History Museum traces city life from Roman times onward. Trinity Square is home to 13th-century Matthias Church and the turrets of the Fishermen’s Bastion, which offer sweeping views.

Day 10 - Budapest

Budapest, Hungary’s capital, is bisected by the River Danube. Its 19th-century Chain Bridge connects the hilly Buda district with flat Pest. A funicular runs up Castle Hill to Buda’s Old Town, where the Budapest History Museum traces city life from Roman times onward. Trinity Square is home to 13th-century Matthias Church and the turrets of the Fishermen’s Bastion, which offer sweeping views.

Day 11 - Budapest

Depart: Fri 21 October 2022

Budapest, Hungary’s capital, is bisected by the River Danube. Its 19th-century Chain Bridge connects the hilly Buda district with flat Pest. A funicular runs up Castle Hill to Buda’s Old Town, where the Budapest History Museum traces city life from Roman times onward. Trinity Square is home to 13th-century Matthias Church and the turrets of the Fishermen’s Bastion, which offer sweeping views.

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