Danube Delta Discovery with Transylvania

Discover Vienna's imperial treasures, cruise along the serene Lower Danube all the way to the Black Sea and watch legends come to life in Transylvania.

20 Days
Bucharest to Vienna
From (NZD)
$ 10,195
Dates & Pricing

2020 Bucharest > Vienna

Tour Map
Tour Code:
VBTR
Duration:
20 days
Departure City:
Bucharest
Return City:
Vienna

Selected Itinerary

20 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Bucharest

    Welcome to Bucharest. Upon arrival transfer to your centrally located hotel where you will enjoy an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Bucharest > Sibiu

    Visit Sibiu in the region of Transylvania for a tour of this medieval town. Explore its lively squares and colourful streets before checking into your hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Sibiu > Sighisoara

    Arrive in the Saxon town of Sighisoara, the birthplace of Vlad Tepes and inspiration for the legend of Count Dracula.

    Take a guided tour of this fortified city, or if you’re feeling more active, hike to the Church on the Hill for superb views over the city.

    Enjoy an overnight stay in Sighisoara.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Sighisoara > Brasov

    This morning visit Bran Castle, home of the legend of Count Dracula. Upon arrival in Brasov, enjoy a guided walking tour before checking into your hotel. Tonight, enjoy a delicious dinner complete with Romanian folklore.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Brasov > Bucharest

    Enroute back to Bucharest visit Peles Castle, the former summer residence of the Romanian royal family and considered by some to be one of the most beautiful castles in Eastern Europe.
    This afternoon as you return to Bucharest you will stay at the JW Marriott.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  6. Day 6 - Bucharest > Braila

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Saint George > Danube Delta

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Silistra

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Silistra > Vidin

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Iron Gates > Donji Milanovac

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Belgrade

    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.

    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.

    Visit the largest orthodox temple in the Balkans, St.Sava and enjoy a choir performance in the Temple Crypt.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Belgrade

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Osijek

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Mohacs

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Kalocsa

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Budapest

    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 heritage with a local guide.

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Bratislava

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Vienna

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Vienna

    After breakfast, prepare to head home. It may be the end of your cruise, but there’ll still be many wonderful memories to look forward to.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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