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Splendours of the Danube, Bucharest bound

The Danube

from £1,949 per person 8 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £54 if not required
  • Full Board Full board

From Budapest to Bucharest

You’ll be swept off your feet by the spectacular scenery on this relaxing cruise. Sailing aboard Amadeus Royal – which is chartered exclusively for Saga customers – your Danube journey takes in Hungary, Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania 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. And you can look forward to an included guided tour of Bucharest, where you’ll stay overnight.

Including...


1
 night in a hotel, 7 aboard the ship

23 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 8 dinners

Excursion

  • Sightseeing tour of Bucharest

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16/09/2020 UK to Budapest

Budapest, Hungary

Fly to Hungary's capital and embark Amadeus Royal. Enjoy a welcome cocktail reception and dinner on board before your ship departs this evening. D.

Budapest Hungary Europe

17/09/2020 Vukovar

Vukovar, Croatia

Arrive in Vukovar, the largest Croatian town and river port on the Danube, during lunch, Vukovar was a thriving town before the Yugoslav War. Unscathed belle époque architecture can be compared with shell-scarred buildings preserved in memoriam, during your visit here. Set sail later this afternoon. B, L, D.

Vukovar Vukovar-Syrmia Croatia Europe

18/09/2020 Iron Gate

The Iron Gates

Welcome to the dramatic Iron Gate gorge. No doubt you'll want to head out on deck to admire this particularly scenic stretch of the river, as the Danube passes through the Carpathian mountains and the foothills of the Balkans. Plus you can follow proceedings as the ship manoeuvres through two locks by the Djerdap power stations. B, L, D.

The Iron Gates Romania Europe

19/09/2020 Rousse

Rousse, Bulgaria

This afternoon you will arrive in Rousse, the largest port in Bulgaria and often referred to as ‘Little Vienna’. Perhaps discover the city on an optional tour. Moor here overnight. B, L, D.

Rousse Romania Europe

20/09/2020 Rousse

Rousse, Bulgaria

Spend the morning in Rousse, exploring independently, before setting sail after lunch. B, L, D.

Rousse Romania Europe

21/09/2020 Danube Delta

Pelicans on the Danube Delta

Enjoy the scenery as you cruise the wildlife-rich Danube Delta. Much of it is a protected reserve, as the meandering river, reed beds and groves of willow, oak and poplar provide sanctuary for over 300 species of bird. This afternoon you may like to join an optional small boat cruise further into this UNESCO-listed Biosphere Reserve. Cruise overnight. B, L, D.


Danube Delta Romania Europe

22/09/2020 Cruising the Danube

Cruise the Danube

Enjoy your ship’s facilities and perhaps watch the scenery glide past from the sundeck. B, L, D.

23/09/2020 Chiciu to Bucharest

Bucharest, Romania

Disembark after breakfast and continue by coach to Bucharest. An included tour of this lively city reveals some of its highlights, such as the impressive Palace of the Parliament, Cotroceni Palace where the President of Romania resides, and historic Cretulescu Palace. Lunch is included during your tour. Tonight you’ll stay in the heart of the capital, at a locally rated 4-star Courtyard Bucharest Floreasca hotel with dinner included. B, L, D.


24/09/2020 Bucharest to UK

Bucharest

Check out after breakfast for your return flight to the UK. B.



Splendours of the Danube, Bucharest bound

The Danube

from £1,949 per person 8 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £54 if not required
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Splendours of the Danube, Bucharest bound

The Danube

from £1,949 per person 8 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £54 if not required