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    The scenic Iron Gates Gorge
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    The Lepenski Vir Mesolithic site

Scenic Vistas of the Danube

The Danube

  • A car with a tick VIP on selected river cruises
  • A plate with a knife and fork Half board at hotel/All inclusive on ship

Admire the natural beauty of the lower Danube

Enjoy an overnight stay in Romania’s capital Bucharest, where an included tour provides an introduction to the city. Then, relax and admire the dramatic scenery along the Danube from the comfort of your ship, stopping to visit the ancient Lepenski Vir Mesolithic Site on an included excursion.


A car with a tickVIP door-to-door travel service from anywhere on the UK mainland

Hands shaking Included travel insurance

Bed1 night Half Board in a hotel, 4 nights All Inclusive aboard the ship

Dinner plate14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 5 dinners

CocktailFree bar open 15 hours a day on the ship

CocktailWine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board the ship

PersonCruise Host


  • Drinks reception and Captain’s dinner
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • All gratuities on board
  • Return flights and transfers

MapIncluded excursions

  • City tour of Bucharest
  • Lepenski Vir Mesolithic Site

The free bar, open from 9am to midnight, serves alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

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24/06/2022 UK to Bucharest

Bucharest, Romania

Fly to Romania’s capital Bucharest and transfer to the locally rated 4-star Novotel Bucharest (4Q) for an overnight stay with dinner included.

25/06/2022 Bucharest to Silistra

Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest

After breakfast at the hotel you’ll set off on an included tour of the city to see some of it’s highlights.

Later in the morning, transfer to Silistra to embark Spirit of the Danube this afternoon.

Tonight, enjoy dinner on board as you set sail.

Chiciu Romania Europe

26/06/2022 Giurgiu

Giurgiu, Romania

Relax on board Spirit of the Danube as she sails throughout the day to Giurgiu, arriving later tonight.

Giurgiu Romania Europe

27/06/2022 Cruising the Danube

Danube river shore, Dobrogea, Romania

Set sail in the early hours.

Enjoy a day at leisure on board, enjoying the ship's facilities as you sail towards Serbia, following the natural border between Romania and Bulgaria.

28/06/2022 Donji Milanovac

Donji Milanovac on the Danube

Sail through a particularly scenic stretch of the Danube – the world-famous Iron Gate gorge, between Romania and Serbia, the largest and longest in Europe, and the Iron Gates is the narrowest and deepest part.

Head out on deck this morning and check out how the ship manoeuvres through two locks by the Djerdap power station.

After lunch arrive in the town of Donji Milanovac, set on the banks of the Danube in the midst of the Djerdap National Park, the largest of Serbia's five national parks. The region has a rich history, and this afternoon, you can join an included excursion to the Lepenski Vir Mesolithic site, revealing a series of villages and rock carvings dating back to 6400 BC and the earliest examples of ‘monumental’ sculptures.

Cruise overnight towards Belgrade.

Donji Milanovac Serbia Europe

29/06/2022 Belgrade to UK

Kalemegdan Castle in Belgrade

Disembark in Serbia's capital after breakfast and travel to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Belgrade Serbia Europe
Scenic Vistas of the Danube

The Danube