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The Danube Delta
Cruise the Danube in seven countries
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Danube Delta Odyssey

The Danube

from £2,649.00 16 2

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Discover the scenery and cities that adorn the Danube

Board Filia Rheni II, the latest addition to our fleet chartered exclusively for Saga customers, to discover the many highlights of the Danube as it wends its way towards the Black Sea. In addition to the stunning scenery, including that of the Iron Gates Gorge and the Danube Delta, you’ll have time to explore some fascinating ports of call in seven different countries. And you can look forward to included guided tours of three major European cities – Budapest, Bucharest and Vienna.

Includes selected drinks with lunch and dinner, and three excursions

Including...

  • Travel insurance and additional cancellation cover
  • Three excursions
  • Return flights and transfers
  • UK travel service
  • Full board
  • Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • And more…
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Day 1 UK to Budapest

R1

Fly to Hungary's capital and embark your ship. Tonight, enjoy a welcome cocktail reception and dinner on board.

Danube Budapest Hungary Europe

Day 2 Budapest

R2

This morning, join an included tour of Budapest. Highlights include UNESCO-protected Buda Castle.

Budapest Hungary Europe Danube

Day 3 Vukovar

R3

Discover Slavonia, the cradle of Vucedol culture. An optional excursion explores the local area and district’s capital, Osijek, with its Hapsburg-built citadel, the Tyrda.

Danube Vukovar Vukovar-Syrmia Croatia Europe

Optional excursions

Discover Slavonia, the cradle of Vucedol culture on an optional excursion that explores the local area and district’s capital, Osijek.

Vukovar Vukovar-Syrmia Croatia Europe Osijek Osijek-Baranja County

Day 4 Iron Gates

R4

Sail through the world-famous Iron Gates Gorge.

Iron Gates Serbia Europe The Iron Gates Romania Danube

Day 5 Svistov to Rousse

R5

Arrive in Svistov this morning. You could visit the ancient Bulgarian city of Veliko Tarnovo. Sail on to Rousse, Bulgaria's largest port.

Svistov Bulgaria Europe Veliko Tarnova Rousse Danube

Day 6 Danube Delta

R6

Today enjoy cruising through the beautiful Danube Delta – much of which is a protected wildlife reserve.

Danube Delta Romania Europe Danube Chiciu

Day 7 Chiciu to Giurgiu

R7

Join an included full-day tour of Bucharest during which you'll see the Palace of the Parliament, and lunch is also included. Moor in Giurgiu overnight.

Bucharest Romania Europe Danube Giurgiu

Day 8 Giurgiu to Donji Milanovac

D8

Enjoy a day on board as you sail towards Donji Milanovac.

Danube Donji Milanovac Serbia Europe

Day 9 Donji Milanovac

D9

Return through the dramatic Iron Gates before arriving this afternoon in Donji Milanovac. Here you may like to join an optional excursion to Lepenski Vir mesolithic site.

Danube Donji Milanovac Serbia Europe

Optional excursions

Arriving in Donji Milanovac, you may like to join an optional excursion to Lepenski Vir mesolithic site.

Donji Milanovac Serbia Europe Lepenski Vir mesolithic site

Day 10 Belgrade

D10

You may like to join an optional excursion to the Kalmegadan Fortress this morning. This afternoon you can enjoy some time at leisure to explore independently.

Belgrade Serbia Europe Danube

Optional excursions

Join an optional excursion to the Kalmegadan Fortress this morning.

Kalmegadan Fortress Serbia Europe

Day 11 Novi Sad

R11NS

Perhaps visit the Petrovaradin Fortress on an optional tour this morning, which also visits Sremski Karlovci. The Petrovaradin Fortess was built beside Novi Sad, on a hill on the right bank of the Danube. You can spend the afternoon and evening at leisure on board Filia Rheni II.

Danube Novi Sad Serbia Europe

Optional excursions

Join an optional excursion to Petrovaradin Fortress, which also visits Sremski Karlovci.

Petrovaradin Fortress Serbia Europe

Day 12 Mohács to Paks

R12

This major port on the Danube is famous for its folklore traditions. An optional excursion reveals traditional horsemanship by Magyar cowboys. Rejoin the ship in Paks this evening.

Danube Paks Hungary Europe

Optional excursions

An optional excursion reveals traditional horsemanship by Magyar cowboys.

Mohacs Hungary Europe

Day 13 Esztergom

R13

Perhaps join an optional excursion to Szentendre and the basilica of Esztergom.

Danube Esztergom Hungary Europe

Optional excursions

Perhaps join an optional excursion to Szentendre and the basilica of Esztergom.

Szentendre Hungary Europe Esztergom

Day 14 Bratislava

R14

Explore Bratislava’s Old Town and ancient cobbled streets, see its castle and Gothic-style cathedral – or take an optional guided tour.

Danube Bratislava Slovakia Europe

Optional excursions

Take an optional guided tour of Bratislava

Bratislava Slovakia Europe

Day 15 Melk to Weissenkirchen to Dürnstein

R15

Arrive in Melk this morning where you may like to join an optional excursion to magnificent Melk Abbey. You will then set sail for Weissenkirchen in the afternoon, a pretty wine village in the heart of the Wachau Valley - perfect for a stroll this afternoon. Your last stop today will be Dürnstein in the lush Wachau Valley - perhaps join an optional orientation walk and enjoy a tasting of the local wine.

Danube Dürnstein Austria Europe

Optional excursions

At Dürnstein in the lush Wachau Valley you can join an optional orientation walk and enjoy a tasting of the local wine.

Dürnstein Austria Europe

Join an optional excursion to magnificent Melk Abbey.

Melk Abbey Melk Austria Europe

Day 16 Vienna

R16

Join an included tour of Austria's famously musical capital. After lunch, explore independently or perhaps join an optional excursion to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Schonbrunn Palace. After dinner you have the opportunity to join an optional visit to watch a Vienna Opera.

Vienna Austria Europe Danube

Optional excursions

Join an optional excursion to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Schonbrunn Palace.

Schonbrunn Palace Vienna Austria Europe

After dinner you have the opportunity to join an optional visit to watch a Vienna Opera.

Vienna Austria Europe

Day 17 Vienna to UK

R17

Disembark and travel to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Danube Vienna Austria Europe

2 nights

Budapest

Pre-extension including all breakfasts

Before your holiday, stay two nights at the locally-rated 4-star Danubius Hotel Astoria (4Q) in the heart of Pest near the city's main pedestrianised street of Vaci Utca and within walking distance of Liszt Ferenc Square.

£2768

Budapest Hungary Europe
2 nights

Vienna

Post-extension including all breakfasts

Take time to explore Vienna in more detail with a two-night stay on a bed and breakfast basis at the end of your cruise. You'll be staying at the locally-rated 4-star Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier (4Q). This comfortable hotel is located in a quiet authentically-styled old Vienna arcade. It’s close to some of the city’s highlights including St Stephen’s Cathedral, the Belvedere Palace and the Ringstrasse, which is lined with historical buildings and museums.

£2968

Vienna Austria Europe
4 nights

Budapest and Vienna

Combine a 2 night pre-extension in Budapest and a  2 night post-extension in Vienna. Hotel details as above.

£3137