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+44 1756 706500

Gems of Southeast Europe

Journey through Eastern Europe towards the Black Sea through Hungary, Serbia and Bulgaria with included shore excursions and drinks with meals

Cruise Only
7 nights from £2031pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Budapest
  • Iron Gates

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Gems of Southeast Europe Special Offer

Start your journey in vibrant Budapest, a famous haven for musicians, writers and artists. See the rolling hills and vine-clad slopes of Pecs before departing Hungary for Croatia.

Visit Vukovar before cruising to the Novi Sad in Serbia. Explore the myriad of streets, plazas and squares and visit the Kalemegdan Fortress and the Serbian Orthodox Temple during a panoramic tour of Serbia's capital, Belgrade. Cruise through one of Europe's most awe-inspiring natural wonders, the 'Iron Gates', a narrow passage which divides Europe's Balkan from the Carpathian mountains.

Visit the Bulgarian frontier town of Vidin before cruising along the Romanian-Bulgarian border to Veliko Tarnovo, the ancient capital of Bulgaria.

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Gems of Southeast Europe Itinerary

Day 1 - Budapest (Hungary)

Arrive in historic Budapest and board your luxurious ship docked in the centre of the city. Tonight, gather for a Welcome Gala Dinner before cruising past the city's illuminated riverfront. (D)

Day 2 - Mohacs - Pecs

Enjoy scenic cruising as you journey to Mohacs. From Mohacs take an excursion to Pecs, founded by the Romans over 2000 years ago. See St Peter's Basilica and Old Town Pecs before returning to Mohacs. There is then the opportunity to discover the Szekszard wine region, one of the oldest red-wine-growing areas in Hungary. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Vukovar (Croatia) - Novi Sad (Serbia)

See the highlights of Vukovar on a city tour including the Ovcara Memorial which is for lives lost during Croatia's struggle for Independence. Alternatively there is a wine-tasting excursion to Ilok. Cruise to Novi Sad in Serbia to explore the city on a walking tour through the Old Town Centre. For the more active there is a guided biking or hiking tour. Later this evening see the 18th century Austrian-Hungarian Petrovaradin Fortress. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Belgrade

Explore Belgrade, capital of Serbia and see the Kalemegdan Fortress and Serbian Orthodox Temple of St Sava on a panoramic tour. This afternoon choose from three excursions: visit the mausoleum of Marshal Josip Broz Tito, first president of Yugoslavia; enjoy Serbian plum brandy and snacks at a local distillery; or join the guided bike tour through Belgrade. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Cruising the Iron Gates

Today, enjoy a full day of cruising through one of Europe's most awe-inspiring natural wonders, the Iron Gates. Here the Danube narrows, as it winds through a range of majestic gorges between the southern Carpathian Mountains and the northwestern foothills of the Balkan Mountains. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Vidin (Bulgaria)

From Vidin, visit Belogradchik, a beautiful restored castle located in a stunning landscape of unusual rock formations. Continue on to the Baba Vida Fortress, the only entirely preserved medieval castle in the country. Alternatively, enjoy a Banitsa pastry and yoghurt tasting, or a guided bike tour. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Veliko Tarnovo - Rousse (Bulgaria)

Today visit the ancient capital of Bulgaria, Veliko Tarnovo, and tour the city's old citadel. Or, you may choose to visit Rousse then the Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo, a group of monolithic churches, chapels and monasteries built into the side of a mountain. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Giurgiu (Romania)

Disembark the ship in Giurgiu. (B)

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary. Key: B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full board deluxe accommodation in an outside cabin - most with the revolutionary Twin balconies
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner and bottled water in cabins replenished daily
  • Sip and Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tours and excursions daily with personal headset included
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • State of the art Infotainment System in all cabins with hi-speed internet, Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English TV stations
  • Special highlights including lectures, theme dinners, cooking demonstration, on board music performances and afternoon/evening piano music
  • Bicycles to explore on your own and guided bicycle tours
  • Services of professional Cruise Manager
  • Port Charges
  • All local taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Gratuities

Cruise Extensions

  • Vienna, Brasov and Bucharest Extension Extend your cruise with a 2-night pre-cruise stay in Vienna, a 2-night post-cruise stay in Brasov and a 2-night post-cruise stay in Bucharest. Please contact us for details
  • Vienna and Istanbul Extension Extend your cruise with a 2-night pre-cruise stay in Vienna and a 3-night post-cruise stay in Istanbul. Please contact us for details
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • October
    • Oct 4th - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaCerto From: £2852
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      Blue Water Price from: £2852 Blue Water Price from: £3073 Blue Water Price from: £3592 Blue Water Price from: £3962 Blue Water Price from: £4111 Blue Water Price from: £4259 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4851 Blue Water Price from: £5370
    • Oct 11th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaCerto From: £2704
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      Blue Water Price from: £2704 Blue Water Price from: £2925 Blue Water Price from: £3444 Blue Water Price from: £3814 Blue Water Price from: £3963 Blue Water Price from: £4111 Blue Water Price from: £4259 Blue Water Price from: £4703 Blue Water Price from: £5222
    • Oct 18th - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaPrima From: £2630
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      Blue Water Price from: £2630 Blue Water Price from: £2851 Blue Water Price from: £3370 Blue Water Price from: £3740 Blue Water Price from: £3889 Blue Water Price from: £4037 Blue Water Price from: £4185 Blue Water Price from: £4629 Blue Water Price from: £5148
    • Oct 25th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaPrima From: £2556
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      Blue Water Price from: £2556 Blue Water Price from: £2777 Blue Water Price from: £3296 Blue Water Price from: £3666 Blue Water Price from: £3815 Blue Water Price from: £3963 Blue Water Price from: £4111 Blue Water Price from: £4555 Blue Water Price from: £5074
  • November
    • Nov 1st - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaCerto From: £2307
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    • Nov 8th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaCerto From: £2534
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      Blue Water Price from: £2534 Blue Water Price from: £2755 Blue Water Price from: £3274 Blue Water Price from: £3644 Blue Water Price from: £3793 Blue Water Price from: £3941 Blue Water Price from: £4089 Blue Water Price from: £4533 Blue Water Price from: £5052

2021 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • March
    • Mar 21st - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2031
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      Blue Water Price from: £2031 Blue Water Price from: £2261 Blue Water Price from: £2799 Blue Water Price from: £3261 Blue Water Price from: £3415 Blue Water Price from: £3569 Blue Water Price from: £3723 Blue Water Price from: £4799
    • Mar 28th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2108
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      Blue Water Price from: £2108 Blue Water Price from: £2338 Blue Water Price from: £2876 Blue Water Price from: £3338 Blue Water Price from: £3492 Blue Water Price from: £3646 Blue Water Price from: £3800 Blue Water Price from: £4876
  • April
    • Apr 18th - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2639
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      Blue Water Price from: £2639 Blue Water Price from: £2869 Blue Water Price from: £3407 Blue Water Price from: £3869 Blue Water Price from: £4023 Blue Water Price from: £4177 Blue Water Price from: £4331 Blue Water Price from: £5407
    • Apr 21st - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaMagna From: £2946
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      Blue Water Price from: £2946 Blue Water Price from: £3330 Blue Water Price from: £4484 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £5022 Blue Water Price from: £5407 Blue Water Price from: £8330 Blue Water Price from: £10638
    • Apr 25th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2716
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      Blue Water Price from: £2716 Blue Water Price from: £2946 Blue Water Price from: £3484 Blue Water Price from: £3946 Blue Water Price from: £4100 Blue Water Price from: £4254 Blue Water Price from: £4408 Blue Water Price from: £5484
  • May
    • May 16th - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £3023
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      Blue Water Price from: £3023 Blue Water Price from: £3253 Blue Water Price from: £3791 Blue Water Price from: £4253 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4561 Blue Water Price from: £4715 Blue Water Price from: £5791
    • May 19th - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaMagna From: £3254
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      Blue Water Price from: £3254 Blue Water Price from: £3638 Blue Water Price from: £4792 Blue Water Price from: £4946 Blue Water Price from: £5330 Blue Water Price from: £5715 Blue Water Price from: £8638 Blue Water Price from: £10946
    • May 23rd - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £3023
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      Blue Water Price from: £3023 Blue Water Price from: £3253 Blue Water Price from: £3791 Blue Water Price from: £4253 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4561 Blue Water Price from: £4715 Blue Water Price from: £5791
    • May 26th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaMagna From: £3254
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      Blue Water Price from: £3254 Blue Water Price from: £3638 Blue Water Price from: £4792 Blue Water Price from: £4946 Blue Water Price from: £5330 Blue Water Price from: £5715 Blue Water Price from: £8638 Blue Water Price from: £10946
    • May 30th - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £3023
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      Blue Water Price from: £3023 Blue Water Price from: £3253 Blue Water Price from: £3791 Blue Water Price from: £4253 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4561 Blue Water Price from: £4715 Blue Water Price from: £5791
  • June
    • Jun 6th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £3023
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      Blue Water Price from: £3023 Blue Water Price from: £3253 Blue Water Price from: £3791 Blue Water Price from: £4253 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4561 Blue Water Price from: £4715 Blue Water Price from: £5791
    • Jun 13th - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £3023
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      Blue Water Price from: £3023 Blue Water Price from: £3253 Blue Water Price from: £3791 Blue Water Price from: £4253 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4561 Blue Water Price from: £4715 Blue Water Price from: £5791
    • Jun 20th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2723
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      Blue Water Price from: £2723 Blue Water Price from: £2953 Blue Water Price from: £3491 Blue Water Price from: £3953 Blue Water Price from: £4107 Blue Water Price from: £4261 Blue Water Price from: £4415 Blue Water Price from: £5491
    • Jun 27th - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2723
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      Blue Water Price from: £2723 Blue Water Price from: £2953 Blue Water Price from: £3491 Blue Water Price from: £3953 Blue Water Price from: £4107 Blue Water Price from: £4261 Blue Water Price from: £4415 Blue Water Price from: £5491
  • July
    • Jul 4th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2723
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      Blue Water Price from: £2723 Blue Water Price from: £2953 Blue Water Price from: £3491 Blue Water Price from: £3953 Blue Water Price from: £4107 Blue Water Price from: £4261 Blue Water Price from: £4415 Blue Water Price from: £5491
    • Jul 7th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaMagna From: £3254
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      Blue Water Price from: £3254 Blue Water Price from: £3638 Blue Water Price from: £4792 Blue Water Price from: £4946 Blue Water Price from: £5330 Blue Water Price from: £5715 Blue Water Price from: £8638 Blue Water Price from: £10946
    • Jul 18th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £3023
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      Blue Water Price from: £3023 Blue Water Price from: £3253 Blue Water Price from: £3791 Blue Water Price from: £4253 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4561 Blue Water Price from: £4715 Blue Water Price from: £5791
    • Jul 25th - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £3023
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      Blue Water Price from: £3023 Blue Water Price from: £3253 Blue Water Price from: £3791 Blue Water Price from: £4253 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4561 Blue Water Price from: £4715 Blue Water Price from: £5791
  • August
    • Aug 1st - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2723
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      Blue Water Price from: £2723 Blue Water Price from: £2953 Blue Water Price from: £3491 Blue Water Price from: £3953 Blue Water Price from: £4107 Blue Water Price from: £4261 Blue Water Price from: £4415 Blue Water Price from: £5491
    • Aug 8th - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2723
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      Blue Water Price from: £2723 Blue Water Price from: £2953 Blue Water Price from: £3491 Blue Water Price from: £3953 Blue Water Price from: £4107 Blue Water Price from: £4261 Blue Water Price from: £4415 Blue Water Price from: £5491
    • Aug 15th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2723
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      Blue Water Price from: £2723 Blue Water Price from: £2953 Blue Water Price from: £3491 Blue Water Price from: £3953 Blue Water Price from: £4107 Blue Water Price from: £4261 Blue Water Price from: £4415 Blue Water Price from: £5491
    • Aug 29th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2877
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      Blue Water Price from: £2877 Blue Water Price from: £3107 Blue Water Price from: £3645 Blue Water Price from: £4107 Blue Water Price from: £4261 Blue Water Price from: £4415 Blue Water Price from: £4569 Blue Water Price from: £5645
  • September
    • Sep 5th - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £3254
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      Blue Water Price from: £3254 Blue Water Price from: £3484 Blue Water Price from: £4022 Blue Water Price from: £4484 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £4792 Blue Water Price from: £4946 Blue Water Price from: £6022
    • Sep 12th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £3254
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      Blue Water Price from: £3254 Blue Water Price from: £3484 Blue Water Price from: £4022 Blue Water Price from: £4484 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £4792 Blue Water Price from: £4946 Blue Water Price from: £6022
    • Sep 19th - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £3254
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      Blue Water Price from: £3254 Blue Water Price from: £3484 Blue Water Price from: £4022 Blue Water Price from: £4484 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £4792 Blue Water Price from: £4946 Blue Water Price from: £6022
    • Sep 26th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £3254
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      Blue Water Price from: £3254 Blue Water Price from: £3484 Blue Water Price from: £4022 Blue Water Price from: £4484 Blue Water Price from: £4638 Blue Water Price from: £4792 Blue Water Price from: £4946 Blue Water Price from: £6022
  • October
    • Oct 10th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £3177
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      Blue Water Price from: £3177 Blue Water Price from: £3407 Blue Water Price from: £3945 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4561 Blue Water Price from: £4715 Blue Water Price from: £4869 Blue Water Price from: £5945
    • Oct 17th - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £3023
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      Blue Water Price from: £3023 Blue Water Price from: £3253 Blue Water Price from: £3791 Blue Water Price from: £4253 Blue Water Price from: £4407 Blue Water Price from: £4561 Blue Water Price from: £4715 Blue Water Price from: £5791
    • Oct 24th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2646
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      Blue Water Price from: £2646 Blue Water Price from: £2876 Blue Water Price from: £3414 Blue Water Price from: £3876 Blue Water Price from: £4030 Blue Water Price from: £4184 Blue Water Price from: £4338 Blue Water Price from: £5414
    • Oct 31st - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2569
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      Blue Water Price from: £2569 Blue Water Price from: £2799 Blue Water Price from: £3337 Blue Water Price from: £3799 Blue Water Price from: £3953 Blue Water Price from: £4107 Blue Water Price from: £4261 Blue Water Price from: £5337
  • November
    • Nov 7th - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2416
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      Blue Water Price from: £2416 Blue Water Price from: £2646 Blue Water Price from: £3184 Blue Water Price from: £3646 Blue Water Price from: £3800 Blue Water Price from: £3954 Blue Water Price from: £4108 Blue Water Price from: £5184
    • Nov 14th - Budapest to Giurgiu - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2339
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    • Nov 21st - Giurgiu to Budapest - Sailing on: AmaBella From: £2062
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