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Highlights of Eastern Europe

A superb holiday combining a 7-night cruise through the heart of Eastern Europe and a 2-night hotel stay in the fascinating city of Bucharest. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities

Fly Cruise
9 nights from £2669pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Hungarian Parliament, Budapest
  • Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest
  • National Assembly, Belgrade
  • Belogradchik Rocks
  • Former Presidential Palace, Bucharest

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Save up to 30% PLUS exclusive £50pp discount! Save up to 30% applies to 3, 8Apr and 12, 17 Aug departures, excluding suites. Exclusive £50pp discount applies to all departures. Subject to availability. Book by 31 Mar 2019

Highlights of Eastern Europe Special Offer

Follow a path forged by crusaders, kings and conquerors on this superb holiday through Eastern Europe, with a 2-night hotel stay in historic Bucharest.

Admire the spires of the Hungarian Parliament which rises majestically above the River Danube, during your overnight stay in fascinating Budapest. Enjoy a delicious tapas-style meal in the Croatian countryside and see the sights of Serbia's capital, Belgrade, before cruising through the famous Iron Gates, which mark the boundary between Romania and Serbia.

Explore the picturesque Bulgarian hill towns of Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi or head to the UNESCO-designated cave churches of Ivanovo and Basarbovo during your time in Rousse, before continuing to Bucharest for a two-night hotel stay. Visit the lavish People's Palace and discover Vlad the Impaler's tomb in the Romanian countryside.

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Highlights of Eastern Europe Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Budapest (Hungary)

Fly from the UK to Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, where you will be met and transferred to the ship. (D)

Day 2 - Budapest

Discover the beauty of Buda and Pest during a panoramic guided tour of Budapest. See St Stephen's Basilica and the UNESCO-designated Castle Hill district. The alternative excursions are an exclusive walking tour from a local's perspective and a guided bicycle ride. Captain's Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner this evening. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Vukovar (Croatia) - Osijek

Enjoy a full-day tour of Vukovar which includes a visit to the Vucedol Museum and lunch at Goldschmidt Winery. Alternatively, join the full-day tour of Osijek during which you'll enjoy an exclusive home-hosted lunch.(B,L,D)

Day 4 - Belgrade (Serbia)

Enjoy a Belgrade city tour with visit to the Royal Grounds of Karadjordjevic Dynasty Palace or join the guided bicycle tour. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Iron Gates (Romania)

Spend the day cruising through the dramatic Iron Gates, a beautiful stretch of the Danube which marks the boundary between Romania and Serbia. There is an excursion to Lepenski Vir Archaeological Park and Golubac Castle. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Vidin (Bulgaria)

Visit the lesser-known town of Vidin and the fascinating Belogradchik rocks. Alternatively, visit the Cetate Cultural Port, a residence for Romanian writers and artists. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Rousse

Admire the magnificent ruins of Tsarevetz Castle in Veliko Tarnovo and the frescoed Nativity Church in Arbanassi, before enjoying a traditional Bulgarian lunch. Alternatively, join a walking tour of Rousse and head to the UNESCO-designated cave churches of Ivanovo and Basarbovo. Captain's Farewell Reception and Gala Dinner. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Giurgiu (Romania) - Bucharest

Disembark and transfer via motorcoach to Bucharest. Admire Soviet and French-inspired architecture on a panoramic tour of Bucharest including a visit to the lavish People's Palace, the world's largest civilian building. There is an alternative excursion - seeing the city from a local's perspective. Later, transfer to your hotel for a two-night stay. (B,L)

Day 9 - Bucharest

Travel into the countryside to gain a glimpse of Romanian village life and explore the 18th-century Mogosoaia Palace and the tomb of Vlad the Impaler. (B)

Day 10 - Bucharest - UK

Transfer to Bucharest Henri Coanda 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-night all-inclusive cruise
  • 2-night stay hotel stay in Bucharest
  • Return flights from the UK or Eurostar and overseas transfers
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, speciality coffee, tea and bottled water, plus many premium wines and spirits
  • All gratuities onboard and onshore
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Included shore excursions with English speaking guides, as per itinerary (subject to change)
  • State-of-the-art 'Quietvox' portable audio headset systems for all excursions and complimentary internet access and Wi-Fi on board
  • All airport taxes, security charges and UK Air passenger Duty, port charges, airline imposed fuel surcharge
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 3rd - Budapest to Bucharest - Sailing on: SS Beatrice From: £2889
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite Royal Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £4949 Brochure Price from: £5249 Brochure Price from: £6549 Brochure Price from: £8249 Brochure Price from: £10049
      Blue Water Price from: £2889 Blue Water Price from: £3414 Blue Water Price from: £3624 Blue Water Price from: £6499 Blue Water Price from: £8199 Blue Water Price from: £9999
    • Apr 8th - Bucharest to Budapest - Sailing on: SS Beatrice From: £3549
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite Royal Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £4749 Brochure Price from: £5049 Brochure Price from: £6349 Brochure Price from: £8049 Brochure Price from: £9849
      Blue Water Price from: £3549 Blue Water Price from: £4224 Blue Water Price from: £4494 Blue Water Price from: £6299 Blue Water Price from: £7999 Blue Water Price from: £9799
    • Apr 17th - Budapest to Bucharest - Sailing on: SS Beatrice From: £3549
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite Royal Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £4349 Brochure Price from: £4649 Brochure Price from: £5949 Brochure Price from: £7649 Brochure Price from: £9449
      Blue Water Price from: £3549 Blue Water Price from: £4299 Blue Water Price from: £4599 Blue Water Price from: £5899 Blue Water Price from: £7599 Blue Water Price from: £9399
    • Apr 22nd - Bucharest to Budapest - Sailing on: SS Beatrice From: £3849
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite Royal Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3899 Brochure Price from: £4649 Brochure Price from: £4949 Brochure Price from: £6249 Brochure Price from: £7949 Brochure Price from: £9749
      Blue Water Price from: £3849 Blue Water Price from: £4599 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £6199 Blue Water Price from: £7899 Blue Water Price from: £9699
  • May
    • May 16th - Budapest to Bucharest - Sailing on: River Duchess From: £3349
      Classic Deluxe Window Cabin French Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3399 Brochure Price from: £3849 Brochure Price from: £4349 Brochure Price from: £6049
      Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3799 Blue Water Price from: £4299 Blue Water Price from: £5999
    • May 21st - Bucharest to Budapest - Sailing on: River Duchess From: £3349
      Classic Deluxe Window Cabin French Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3399 Brochure Price from: £3849 Brochure Price from: £4349 Brochure Price from: £6049
      Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3799 Blue Water Price from: £4299 Blue Water Price from: £5999
    • May 29th - Budapest to Bucharest - Sailing on: SS Beatrice From: £3749
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite Royal Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £4549 Brochure Price from: £4849 Brochure Price from: £6149 Brochure Price from: £7849 Brochure Price from: £9649
      Blue Water Price from: £3749 Blue Water Price from: £4499 Blue Water Price from: £4799 Blue Water Price from: £6099 Blue Water Price from: £7799 Blue Water Price from: £9599
  • June
    • Jun 3rd - Bucharest to Budapest - Sailing on: SS Beatrice From: £4149
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite Royal Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £4949 Brochure Price from: £5249 Brochure Price from: £6549 Brochure Price from: £8249 Brochure Price from: £10049
      Blue Water Price from: £4149 Blue Water Price from: £4899 Blue Water Price from: £5199 Blue Water Price from: £6499 Blue Water Price from: £8199 Blue Water Price from: £9999
    • Jun 29th - Budapest to Bucharest - Sailing on: River Duchess From: £3349
      Classic Deluxe Window Cabin French Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3399 Brochure Price from: £3849 Brochure Price from: £4349 Brochure Price from: £6049
      Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3799 Blue Water Price from: £4299 Blue Water Price from: £5999
  • July
    • Jul 4th - Bucharest to Budapest - Sailing on: River Duchess From: £3349
      Classic Deluxe Window Cabin French Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3399 Brochure Price from: £3849 Brochure Price from: £4349 Brochure Price from: £6049
      Blue Water Price from: £3349 Blue Water Price from: £3799 Blue Water Price from: £4299 Blue Water Price from: £5999
  • August
    • Aug 12th - Budapest to Bucharest - Sailing on: River Duchess From: £3069
      Classic Deluxe Window Cabin French Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3899 Brochure Price from: £4349 Brochure Price from: £4849 Brochure Price from: £6549
      Blue Water Price from: £3069 Blue Water Price from: £3429 Blue Water Price from: £3829 Blue Water Price from: £6499
    • Aug 17th - Bucharest to Budapest - Sailing on: River Duchess From: £2669
      Classic Deluxe Window Cabin French Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3399 Brochure Price from: £3849 Brochure Price from: £4349 Brochure Price from: £6049
      Blue Water Price from: £2669 Blue Water Price from: £3029 Blue Water Price from: £3429 Blue Water Price from: £5999
    • Aug 21st - Budapest to Bucharest - Sailing on: SS Beatrice From: £3749
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite Royal Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £4549 Brochure Price from: £4849 Brochure Price from: £6149 Brochure Price from: £7849 Brochure Price from: £9649
      Blue Water Price from: £3749 Blue Water Price from: £4499 Blue Water Price from: £4799 Blue Water Price from: £6099 Blue Water Price from: £7799 Blue Water Price from: £9599
    • Aug 26th - Bucharest to Budapest - Sailing on: SS Beatrice From: £3749
      Classic Window Cabin French Balcony Deluxe French Balcony Suite Grand Suite Royal Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £4549 Brochure Price from: £4849 Brochure Price from: £6149 Brochure Price from: £7849 Brochure Price from: £9649
      Blue Water Price from: £3749 Blue Water Price from: £4499 Blue Water Price from: £4799 Blue Water Price from: £6099 Blue Water Price from: £7799 Blue Water Price from: £9599

Price Information

  • Flight supplement may apply in peak season.
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