Danube Delta Discovery with Transylvania

Start your 5-star luxury tour in Vienna where you will cruise through the Iron Gates towards Braila. Continue with Transylvania and visit Bran Castle.

20 Days
Vienna to Bucharest
From (GBP)
£ 5,340
£ 4,740
Dates & Pricing

2021 Vienna > Bucharest

This handcrafted itinerary is truly the stuff legends are made of, as you’ll discover when visiting Bran Castle, home to the legend of Count Dracula, and Sighisoara, where Vlad Tepes - Vlad the Impaler - was born.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
VBTR
Duration:
20 days
Departure City:
Vienna
Return City:
Bucharest

Selected Itinerary

20 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Welcome to Vienna

    Raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Vienna

    Freechoice

    Tour the city of Vienna, or visit Schönbrunn Palace. Alternatively, join a guided bicycle tour to the Danube Island, or learn about Vienna’s popular wine region during a tasting.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Bratislava

    Freechoice

    Explore Bratislava, or visit Cerveny Kamen Castle. Alternatively,  discover Bratislava’s communist-era history, or join a cycling tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Budapest

    Freechoice

    Join a guided city tour, or take an active walking tour of Buda. Alternatively, discover Budapest’s Jewish heritage with a local guide.

    Enrich

    Attend an exclusive classical music concert at the majestic Gödöllõ Royal Palace.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Kalocsa

    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

  6. Day 6 - Mohacs

    Freechoice

    Discover the city of Pécs, or explore the village of Villány. Alternatively, tour Zsolnay Porcelain Museum.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Osijek

    Freechoice

    Explore Osijek on foot or by bike. Later, join a local family for a hearty home-cooked meal.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Belgrade

    Freechoice

    Join an in-depth city tour including a visit to Tito’s Memorial, or take an orientation tour of the city. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Belgrade

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a guided bicycle ride along the Danube, or visit a local market and Shop with a chef. Alternatively,
    journey to Sremski Karlovci, or join a local for a walking tour.

    Enrich

    Visit the temple of St. Sava and enjoy a choir performance in the Temple Crypt.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Donji Milanovac > Iron Gates

    Enjoy a guided tour of Golubac Fortress, then visit Lepenski Vir Archaeological site and museum. Later, admire the scenery as you cruise the Iron Gates.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Vidin

    Freechoice

    Tour Vidin on foot, or opt for a hike to the Belogradchik Fortress. Alternatively, venture to a local winery for a tasting, or learn to make traditional Banica, a delicious cheese filled pie made with filo pastry.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Vidin > Silistra

    Cruise the mighty Danube and enjoy the scenery on your way to Silistra.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Silistra

    Freechoice

    Discover Silistra Fort during an active walking tour, or journey to a nearby local village where you’ll visit a local school.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Saint George > Danube Delta

    Sail to the Black Sea coast. Admire spectacular scenery during your small boat cruise to Mile 0, where the mighty Danube River meets the Black Sea. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Braila > Bucharest

    This morning disembark your Scenic Space-Ship and travel to Bucharest, where you’ll overnight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Bucharest > Brasov

    Your journey into the Transylvanian region begins with a visit to 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. Then continue to Brasov where your local guide will show you the sights before arriving at your hotel.
    Tonight, enjoy a delicious dinner complete with Romanian folklore.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Brasov > Sighisoara

    A true highlight awaits. Visit Bran Castle, home of the legend of Count Dracula. This afternoon you will arrive into the Saxon town of Sighisoara, the birthplace of Vlad Tepes and the inspiration for the story of Count Dracula. Tonight enjoy your overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  18. Day 18 - Sighisoara > Sibiu

    Freechoice

    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. 

    After some free time we continue our exploration of the fascinating Transylvania region visiting the medieval town of Sibiu. Explore its lively squares and colourful streets before checking into your hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Sibiu > Bucharest

    This afternoon return Bucharest for an overnight stay. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  20. Day 20 - Bucharest

    Depart today after breakfast.

    This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Truly all-inclusive highlights
  • 5-star Scenic Space-Ships featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • 2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of 30 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Up to five on board dining options, from casual to fine dining
  • 50 meals – 19 breakfasts (B), 14 lunches (L) and 17 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary premium beverages all day throughout your cruise
  • Butler service for all guests throughout your cruise
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade available throughout your cruise
  • The freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles
  • Cruise Director to guide and assist
  • Expert local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
  • All tipping and gratuities

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