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Budapest, the Pearl of the Danube and the Iron Gates Pass

Example 8 Day Cruise aboard MS Vivaldi
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See the biggest river parade in Europe: the Iron Gates, on the border of Romania and Serbia. It is here that the beautiful blue Danube unveils its most spectacular landscapes. Discover cities such as Belgrade, a young and modern capital, as well as legendary sites such as Baile Herculane which houses one of the oldest and most famous spas in Romania. Travel through 2000 years of history in Pécs and Budapest, which will end a magical cruise and a journey of a lifetime.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Budapest | Embark
Day 2 : Mohacs | Osijek | Belgrade
Day 3 : Belgrade | Orsova
Day 4 : Orsova (Romania) | The Iron Gates | Novi Sad (Serbia)
Day 5 : Novi Sad | Ilok | Mohacs
Day 6 : Mohacs | Kalocsa
Day 7 : Budapest
Day 8 : Budapest | Disembark

Highlights

  • Visit Osijek, a modern town of central Europe with old traditions
  • Enjoy a free afternoon in the exhuberant Belgrade, the Serbian capital
  • Cruise to the Iron gates gorges between the Carpathians and the Balkans
  • Join an tour to Pécs, a town situated at the foot of the Mecsek Mountains

Ship

MS Vivaldi

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Hungarian parliament, Budapest Enjoy this beautiful basilica while traveling through Europe Peaceful towns of the Danube Beautiful riverside architecture St. Mark's Church in the summer
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Day 1 Budapest | Embark

Board on the MS Vivaldi in Budapest. Settle in your cabin and attend to the crew Introduction over a welcome cocktail as you cruise to Mohacs. Enjoy a delightful dinner and evening on board. Sail to Mohacs during the night.

Day 2 Mohacs | Osijek | Belgrade

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The morning will be spent cruising. You'll then set out on an excursion to Osijek. Your ship will start sailing to Belgrade. After dinner, enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment.

Day 3 Belgrade | Orsova

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join an excursion to Belgrade, the cradle of the Austro-Hungarian, Ottoman and Slavic cultures. Free afternoon to visit the city. Optional coach transfer (book and pay on board) to and from the town center. Enjoy dinner and an evening of traditional Serbian entertainment on board. Your ship will start sailing to Orsova.

Day 4 Orsova (Romania) | The Iron Gates | Novi Sad (Serbia)

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join an excursion to the spa towns of Baile Herculane and Orsova. Your ship will start sailing through the Iron Gates.

Day 5 Novi Sad | Ilok | Mohacs

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
You'll set out on a visit to Novi Sad, the capital city of the autonomous region of Vojvodina, as well as the small city of Sremski Karlovci.

You'll then head to Ilok on an excursion to visit the medieval city and taste some local products. When your tour is finished, you'll return to the ship in Vukovar. After dinner, enjoy an evening of onboard entertainment. Your ship will start sailing to Mohacs throughout the night.

Day 6 Mohacs | Kalocsa

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join an excursion to Pécs, a 2000-year-old jewel of a city. The afternoon will be spent cruising. You'll head out on an excursion to the Puszta. Your ship will then start sailing to Budapest. Tonight's your gala dinner and evening.

Day 7 Budapest

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Early morning arrival and tour of Budapest. The afternoon will be free or dedicated to an excursion to Gödöll Palace. Tonight, join a tour of Budapest "by night".

Day 8 Budapest | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking during the morning.
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MS Vivaldi

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Per person starting at
$2,863
MS Vivaldi
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Main Deck
26 cabins (18 twins, 8 double cabins) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe. Cabin size: 140 sq. ft.
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Middle Deck
21 cabins (12 twins, 8 double cabins, 1 cabin equipped for disabled with double bed). All cabins are equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe. Cabin size: 140 sq. ft.
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Upper Deck
41 cabins (39 twins, 2 double cabins) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, safe. Cabin size: 140 sq. ft.

Notes

20% discount on children between 2-10 years
30% discount for 3rd person in triple cabin

For the safety of passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

This offer includes:
- All meals from dinner the D1 to breakfast on D8
- Drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served during meals on board, drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list)
- Double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
- Onboard entertainment
- Assistance from an onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
- Excursions mentioned in the program
- Welcome cocktail
- Gala dinner and evening
- Folklore evening in Belgrade
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees

This offer does not include:
- Drinks on the wine list, champagne at the bar, drinks served during excursions or transfers
- Return transfers between the airport and the mooring port
- Cancellation and baggage insurance
- Personal expenses

Formalities:
Valid passport compulsory. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate. Please note: Your passport must be valid for six months beyond the last day of your travels.
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