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Black Sea Explorer

9 Day
Between Bucharest and Budapest
Danube, Black Sea
From * £3,295
£2,895
Departing 03 June 2018
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The once-hidden wonders of Eastern Europe are revealed during this epic 9-day journey, which takes you from Bucharest to the Black Sea to the wonderful Hungarian capital of Budapest, the undisputed queen of the Danube. A region once shrouded in mystery is now open for cultural exploration and boundless discovery, allowing you to chance upon unique destinations like Osijek, Veliko Tarnovo and the World Heritage-listed village of Arbanassi. Travel through the breath-taking Iron Gates on your way to the Black Sea, and discover once-overlooked destinations like Silistra and Giurgiu. The capitals of Budapest, Belgrade and Bucharest offer up a feast of cultural highlights, so you can uncover the history, traditions and customs of this incomparable corner of Europe.

 

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Day 1
Highlights: Romania’s capital

Welcome to the Romanian capital of Bucharest. Upon arrival check-in for your overnight stay.

Meals included: Dinner
Day 2
Bucharest > Giurgiu
Highlights: Palace of Parliament

Travel to Giurgiu where you will be personally welcomed by your friendly dedicated staff on board your luxury Scenic Space-Ship. Tonight, join your fellow guests for a welcome cocktail in the lounge.

Freechoice

Enjoy a guided visit to the impressive Palace of the Parliament. Or tour the Village Open Air Museum and discover ethnography exhibits depicting Romanian heritage and culture.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Silistra
Highlights: Black Sea & Varna

Freechoice: Discover the Silistra Fort during an active walking tour, or take an excursion to Varna on the Black Sea coast. Alternatively, visit a local village, and learn about life in Bulgaria.

Freechoice

Discover the Silistra Fort during an active walking tour, or take an excursion to Varna on the Black Sea coast. Alternatively, visit a local village, and learn about life in Bulgaria.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Russe > Nikopol
Highlights: Byzantine treasures

Freechoice: Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Russe. Or discover the Byzantine gem of Veliko Tarnovo and the World Heritage-listed village of Arbanassi; continue to Nikopol in Bulgaria before re-boarding your ship.

Freechoice

Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Russe. Or discover the Byzantine gem of Veliko Tarnovo and the World Heritage-listed village of Arbanassi; continue to Nikopol in Bulgaria before re-boarding your ship.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Iron Gates
Highlights: Danube Gorge

Relax on board and admire the scenery as you cruise the spectacular Iron Gates – a narrow gorge that the Danube has carved out between the Carpathian and Balkan Mountains. Not only is it a spectacular setting for a cruise, it’s also the natural border between Serbia and Romania.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Belgrade
Highlights: Scenic Sundowners

Freechoice: Join your local guide and discover one of the oldest capital cities in Europe – Belgrade. Alternatively, choose a guided bicycle ride along the Danube, or taste your way around the local market through our Shop with a Chef offering. Or for some true insight into local life join a walking tour with a local.

Sundowners
Raise a toast to the end of a wonderful day, it’s a moment to savour, and a chance to reflect on all you’ve seen and experienced.

Freechoice

Join your local guide and discover one of the oldest capital cities in Europe – Belgrade. Alternatively, choose a guided bicycle ride along the Danube, or taste your way around the local market through our Shop with a Chef offering. Or for some true insight into local life join a walking tour with a local.

Sundowners

Raise a toast to the end of a wonderful day, it’s a moment to savour, and a chance to reflect on all you’ve seen and experienced.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Osijek
Highlights: Enrich home hosted meal

Freechoice: 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.

Enrich
As a special 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. With great food and wonderful company, this will be both a magnificent meal and a rare opportunity for one-on-one contact with people who understand the local way of life intimately. Enjoy.

Freechoice

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.

Enrich

As a special 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. With great food and wonderful company, this will be both a magnificent meal and a rare opportunity for one-on-one contact with people who understand the local way of life intimately. Enjoy.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8
Kalocsa
Highlights: Hungarian horse show

Today you’ll get to witness a traditional Hungarian horse show.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9
Budapest

After breakfast, prepare to head home. It may be the end of your journey, but it’s the beginning of a lifetime of fond memories.

Meals included: Breakfast
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