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Balkan Jewels

Sail along the mighty Danube through five contrasting countries and the spectacular Iron Gates on this superb all-inclusive voyage, with return flights from the UK, private home to airport transfers, unlimited complimentary drinks on board and exclusive Signature Experience

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £1845pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Veliko Tarnovo
  • Petrovaradin Fortress
  • Liberty square, Novi Sad
  • Puszta horses
  • Budapest at sunset
  • Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest

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Balkan Jewels Special Offer

Board your luxurious ship in the beautiful Romanian city of Giurgiu for this fascinating cruise along the River Danube through the dramatic Iron Gates to enchanting Budapest.

Explore the ancient city of Veliko Tarnovo or discover the World-Heritage listed Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo before cruising through the Iron Gates, one of Europe's natural wonders which forms a border between Serbia and Romania.

Hike up to the impressive 18th-century Petrovaradin Fortress at Novi Sad and see the historic landmarks of the Yugoslavian Civil War in the Croatian city of Vukovar. Continue along the Danube to Kalocsa for an exclusive Signature Experience. Enjoy a visit to the Folk Art Museum and a Paprika Manufacturer, before watching a traditional horse riding show at a farm in Puszta. An overnight stop in the Hungarian capital of Budapest gives ample time to see the famous sights, including the Hungarian Parliament and ornate Fisherman's Bastion.

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Balkan Jewels Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Bucharest (Romania) - Giurgiu

Fly from the UK to Bucharest and transfer to Giurgiu to board your luxury river ship. Welcome Dinner on board tonight. (D)

Day 2 - Rousse (Bulgaria)

Travel from Rousse to the ancient city of Veliko Tarnovo for a guided tour, or visit the churches, chapels and monasteries that have been hewn out of solid rock at Ivanovo. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Iron Gates (Serbia)

Relax on board and enjoy the views of the spectacular Iron Gates, one of Europe's natural wonders that forms the natural border between Serbia and Romania. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Novi Sad

Take a guided tour of lively Novi Sad, and the more active can hike up to Petrovaradin Fortress for panoramic views of the city and the Danube. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Vukovar (Croatia)

Visit the impressive landmarks of the Yugoslavian Civil War in Vukovar, or visit Ilok for a wine tour of this region which has been making wine since the 16th century. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Kalocsa (Hungary)

Discover Hungarian culture during your exclusive Signature Experience in the historical town of Kalocsa. Visit the Folk Art House, a Paprika manufacturer and a farm in Puszta for a traditional horse riding show followed by lunch. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Budapest

Join a local guide for an exciting tour of Budapest which straddles the River Danube. Alternatively, hike to Gellert Hill or enjoy a culinary walking tour around Great Market Hall. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Budapest - UK

After breakfast, disembark ship and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7 nights all-inclusive cruising in an outside cabin on AmaReina
  • Home-to-airport transfers by private car within 75 miles of your chosen airport
  • Flights from regional UK airports with transfers between ship and airport
  • Complimentary beverages throughout the cruise
  • Room service and champagne on arrival for selected suite categories
  • Freedom of Choice Touring and Signature Experience
  • Services of a professional Cruise Director
  • Butler service for selected suite categories
  • In-cabin entertainment system with flat screen TV, keyboard, free internet access, film and music library
  • Choice of open seating dining venues including main restaurant, casual lounge and alfresco on selected evenings
  • Welcome Reception, Captain's Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner
  • Evening entertainment including music performances, folklore dances, lectures and piano interludes
  • Guided excursions in small groups with personal headsets
  • All tipping and gratuities included
  • Complimentary use of bicycles
  • Port taxes

Special Features

  • Freedom of Choice Touring:
  • Veliko Tarnovo, Novi Sad, Vukovar and Budapest
  • Signature Experience:
  • Visit the Folk Art House and a Paprika Manufacturer, before enjoying a traditional horse show at the Puszta during your time in Kalocsa
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 5th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaVenita From: £1845
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B+ French Balcony Cat T Twin Balconies Cat T+ Twin Balconies Cat P Twin Balconies Cat P+ Twin Balconies Royal Suite Twin Balconies
      Brochure Price: £2295 Brochure Price: £2395 Brochure Price: £2795 Brochure Price: £2945 Brochure Price: £2995 Brochure Price: £3045 Brochure Price: £3095 Brochure Price: £3245 Brochure Price: £3945
      Blue Water Price: £1845 Blue Water Price: £1945 Blue Water Price: £2345 Blue Water Price: £2495 Blue Water Price: £2545 Blue Water Price: £2595 Blue Water Price: £2645 Blue Water Price: £2795 Blue Water Price: £3495
  • July
    • Jul 27th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaVerde From: £2545
      Cat E Window Cabin Cat D Window Cabin Cat C French Balcony Cat B+ French Balcony Cat T Twin Balconies Cat T+ Twin Balconies Cat P Twin Balconies Cat P+ Twin Balconies Owner's Suite Twin Balconies Owner's Suite+ Twin Balconies
      Brochure Price: £2995 Brochure Price: £3095 Brochure Price: £3495 Brochure Price: £3645 Brochure Price: £3695 Brochure Price: £3745 Brochure Price: £3795 Brochure Price: £3945 Brochure Price: £4395 Brochure Price: £5045
      Blue Water Price: £2545 Blue Water Price: £2645 Blue Water Price: £3045 Blue Water Price: £3195 Blue Water Price: £3245 Blue Water Price: £3295 Blue Water Price: £3345 Blue Water Price: £3495 Blue Water Price: £3945 Blue Water Price: £4595
  • August
    • Aug 10th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaVerde From: £2545
      Cat E Window Cabin Cat D Window Cabin Cat C French Balcony Cat B+ French Balcony Cat T Twin Balconies Cat T+ Twin Balconies Cat P Twin Balconies Cat P+ Twin Balconies Owner's Suite Twin Balconies Owner's Suite+ Twin Balconies
      Brochure Price: £2995 Brochure Price: £3095 Brochure Price: £3495 Brochure Price: £3645 Brochure Price: £3695 Brochure Price: £3745 Brochure Price: £3795 Brochure Price: £3945 Brochure Price: £4395 Brochure Price: £5045
      Blue Water Price: £2545 Blue Water Price: £2645 Blue Water Price: £3045 Blue Water Price: £3195 Blue Water Price: £3245 Blue Water Price: £3295 Blue Water Price: £3345 Blue Water Price: £3495 Blue Water Price: £3945 Blue Water Price: £4595
  • September
    • Sep 7th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2545
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      Brochure Price: £2995 Brochure Price: £3095 Brochure Price: £3495 Brochure Price: £3645 Brochure Price: £3695 Brochure Price: £3745 Brochure Price: £3795 Brochure Price: £3795 Brochure Price: £4395 Brochure Price: £5045
      Blue Water Price: £2545 Blue Water Price: £2645 Blue Water Price: £3045 Blue Water Price: £3195 Blue Water Price: £3245 Blue Water Price: £3295 Blue Water Price: £3345 Blue Water Price: £3345 Blue Water Price: £3945 Blue Water Price: £4595
    • Sep 21st - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2545
      Cat E Twin Windows Cat D Twin Windows Cat C French Balcony Cat B+ French Balcony Cat T Twin Balconies Cat T+ Twin Balconies Cat P Twin Balconies Cat P+ Twin Balconies Owner's Suite Twin Balconies Owner's Suite+ Twin Balconies
      Brochure Price: £2995 Brochure Price: £3095 Brochure Price: £3495 Brochure Price: £3645 Brochure Price: £3695 Brochure Price: £3745 Brochure Price: £3795 Brochure Price: £3795 Brochure Price: £4395 Brochure Price: £5045
      Blue Water Price: £2545 Blue Water Price: £2645 Blue Water Price: £3045 Blue Water Price: £3195 Blue Water Price: £3245 Blue Water Price: £3295 Blue Water Price: £3345 Blue Water Price: £3345 Blue Water Price: £3945 Blue Water Price: £4595

Price Information

  • Single supplements are also available on request.
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