Danube Delta Discovery

Waltz through Europe on a 15 day river cruise from Vienna to Bucharest. Explore the beautiful old towns and immerse yourself in the history and culture.

16 Days
Vienna to Bucharest
From (GBP)
£ 4,445
Dates & Pricing

2022 Vienna > Bucharest

Waltz through a beautiful part of Europe

Elegant Vienna provides a great point of contrast to the rest of this exceptional itinerary.
Pick up the strains of a melody you recognise as you walk the quaint cobblestone streets of Vienna. Cruise through Hungary, Croatia, Serbia and Bulgaria before you visit the Danube Delta, offering some of the region’s most beautiful backdrops.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
VIBU
Duration:
16 days
Departure City:
Vienna
Return City:
Bucharest

16 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Vienna

    Fly from one of up to 9 UK airports. You'll then be transferred to your Scenic Space-Ship. Upon arrival, settle into your suite before raising a 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 the remarkable Schönbrunn Palace. Alternatively, join a guided bicycle tour to Danube Island, or journey outside the city centre to learn about Vienna’s popular wine region during a tasting.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Bratislava

    Freechoice

    Explore beautiful Bratislava on a guided walking tour, or visit a sustainable honey producer. Alternatively, journey behind the Iron Curtain to discover Bratislava’s communist-era history, or join a guided cycling tour of the city.

    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

    Be guided through the town of 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 - Novi Sad

    Freechoice

    Join a local guide for a city tour, or journey to the nearby town of Sremski Karlovci. Alternatively, visit Fruška Gora National Park, or take an active hike to Petrovaradin Fortress.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Belgrade

    Freechoice

    Enjoy an in-depth city tour including Tito’s Memorial, or join an orientation tour of the city. Alternatively, take a cycling tour along the river, or join a local for a walking tour. Or, see another side of Belgrade as you kayak on the Danube.

    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

    Freechoice

    Enjoy spectacular views over the Danube on a tour of Golubac Fortress, or visit the 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 Belogradchik Fortress. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Vidin > Silistra

    Relax and enjoy the scenery as you cruise the mighty Danube towards 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 for an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Bucharest

    Depart today after breakfast. Transfer to Bucharest airport for your return flight home. Travel to one of up to 9 UK regional airports.

    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. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Truly all-inclusive luxury
  • 5-Star Scenic Space-Ships with up to 163 guests
  • Spacious Balcony Suites with an innovative Scenic Sun Lounge
  • 2 Scenic Enrich experiences including a private classical concert at the majestic Gödöllõ Royal Palace and a choir performance in the crypt at St. Sava Church – all Exclusive to Scenic
  • Personalise your trip with 33 included Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Dine at your choice of up to five on board venues, from casual to fine dining
  • 44 meals – 15 breakfasts (B), 14 lunches (L) and 15 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary premium beverages on board all day, every day? – not just at meal times
  • Butler service for every suite throughout your cruise
  • Complimentary full mini-bar throughout your cruise
  • Innovative Salt Therapy Lounge and fitness area
  • Scenic Tailormade App for river commentary and independent exploration
  • The freedom of our e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles
  • Scenic Cruise Director to guide and assist & expert local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
  • Return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities on board and on shore

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