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Scenic 9 Day Cruise on Scenic Amber, Scenic from £3,495 pp incl. flights  

Departure 02 October 2019 | Black Sea Explorer

Destinations

  • Bucharest
  • Silistra
  • Rousse
  • Iron Gates
  • Belgrade
  • Osijek
  • Kalocsa
  • Budapest

Black Sea Explorer

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Day by day itinerary

Day 1 — Bucharest
Bucharest

Bucharest

Welcome to Romania’s capital, Bucharest, where you will check into your centrally located hotel.

Day 2 — Bucharest > Giurgiu
Bucharest

Bucharest

Freechoice: Explore Bucharest and learn about its communist past, including a visit to Ceausescu’s Spring Palace. Or tour the Village Open Air Museum and discover ethnography exhibits depicting Romanian heritage and culture.

Later, travel to Giurgiu where you will be personally welcomed by your friendly dedicated staff on board your luxury Scenic Space-Ship.

Day 3 — Silistra

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

Day 4 — Rousse
Ruse, Bulgaria

Ruse, Bulgaria

Freechoice: Visit Rousse, where you’ll be treated to a guided sightseeing tour. Alternatively, discover the Byzantine gem of Veliko Tarnovo and the World Heritage-listed village of Arbanassi.

Day 5 — Iron Gates

Relax 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. It’s a spectacular setting for a cruise and also the natural border between Serbia and Romania.

Sundowners
Raise a toast to the end of a wonderful day in this spectacular location.

Day 6 — Belgrade
Belgrade

Belgrade

Freechoice: Enjoy an in-depth tour of one of Europe’s oldest capitals, Belgrade, including a visit to Tito’s Memorial, or take an orientation tour of Belgrade before time at leisure. Alternatively, choose a guided bicycle ride along the Danube, or journey to Sremski Karlovci, where you can wander the town with our experts and marvel at the beautiful Baroque elements. Or, for some true insight into everyday life, take a walk through the city with a local.

Day 7 — Osijek

Freechoice: Explore Osijek on a guided city tour, or if you’re the more active type, you can 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 a magnificent meal and a rare opportunity to meet people who understand the local way of life intimately.

Day 8 — Kalocsa

Today witness a traditional Hungarian horse show.

Day 9 — Budapest > UK
Danube River, Budapest, Hungary

Danube River, Budapest, Hungary

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.

Sailing on Scenic Amber

The newest members of the Scenic Space-Ship dynasty; Scenic Jasper, Scenic Opal and Scenic Amber afford ground-breaking levels of comfort, safety and luxury for their 169 guests.

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All of our cruise specialists are also global travel experts. They'll happily draw from their years of experience to combine your cruise with any number of pre- and post-cruise holiday options, creating a trip designed for you.

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Included as standard...

  • 1 year complimentary Priority Pass membership
  • Complimentary airport lounge access *
  • Welcome Home Gift

* fly-cruise only

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