Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Danube Delta Discovery

Enjoy this Danube to Black Sea cruise from Vienna right to the Danube Delta. Explore the fascinating cities of Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest, visit beautiful Croatia and cruise through the magnificent Iron Gates. With shore excursions, return flights from the UK, Scenic Enrich experiences, butler service, complimentary drinks and all gratuities

Fly Cruise
15 nights from £3995pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Bratislava Castle, Slovakia
  • Upper Belvedere Palace, Vienna
  • Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest
  • Iron Gates, Serbia

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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Save £500pp PLUS free private door-to-door transfers and complimentary suite upgrade! Subject to availability. Private door-to-door transfers are complimentary within a 75 mile radius. Suite upgrade is for one cabin category and applies to Balcony cabins only. Book by 15 Oct 2019

Danube Delta Discovery Special Offer

Join Scenic Amber in the musical city of Vienna and tour the majestic Schönbrunn Palace before cruising to beautiful Bratislava for a guided tour through the charming cobbled streets. In Budapest, marvel at the astounding views from the Fisherman’s Bastion and enjoy a private classical music concert at Godollo Royal Palace.

Witness a traditional Hungarian horse show in Kalocsa and learn about everyday life in Hungary whilst exploring the village of Villany from Mohacs. In Croatia, perhaps join a bike tour through Osijek’s countryside and enjoy a traditional home-cooked dinner with a lovely local family before journeying on to the Serbian city of Belgrade which is home to Tito's Memorial and the Fortress Kalemegdan.

Discover the Roman ruins of Viminacium and admire the remarkable scenery as you cruise through the infamous Iron Gate. Uncover the historical treasures of Silistra in Romania or meet the children of a local primary before cruising through the passage of Saint George to the World Heritage-listed Danube Delta which is home to amazing wildlife including over 300 bird species.

Enjoy an overnight hotel stay in Romania's elegant capital city before this wonderful adventure comes to an end.

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Danube Delta Dicovery Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Vienna (Austria)

Fly from the UK to Vienna and embark Scenic Amber in Vienna. Enjoy dinner and a welcome reception. (D)

Day 2 - Vienna

Enjoy a guided tour of this beautiful city and take in the essential sights. Alternatively, tour majestic Schönbrunn Palace, the Habsburgs’ opulent summer palace, or visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School and see the Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program or tour the stables. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Bratislava (Slovakia)

Explore the charming cobbled streets of beautiful Bratislava with a knowledgeable local guide and discover all that this historic city has to offer. There is also the option to join a bicycle tour. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Budapest (Hungary)

Budapest is architecturally magnificent, with spires and domes piercing the sky, mighty buildings commanding the riverbanks and astounding views from the Fisherman’s Bastion. Join a guided tour through this splendid city, often considered the most beautiful in Europe, or opt for the walking tour of the Buda side. Alternatively, discover the city's Jewish heritage with a local guide. Scenic Enrich: Exclusive private classical music concert at Godollo Royal Palace. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Kalocsa

Cruise to the Baroque town of Kalocsa on the edge of the great Hungarian plain. It is renowned for its decorative embroidery and paprika production. Enjoy a traditional Hungarian horse show. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Mohacs

From Mohacs, perhaps explore Pecs or visit the village of Villany and learn about everyday life in Hungary, while enjoying a local wine tasting. Alternatively, tour Zsolnay Porcelain museum. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Osijek (Croatia)

Explore the magnificent architecture of Osijek on a guided tour. For the more active type, take a guided bike ride through Osijek’s countryside. Later, enjoy an exclusive Scenic Enrich experience. You’ll be invited into the home of a local family for a traditional home-cooked dinner and the chance to discover what everyday life is like. With great food and wonderful company, this will be a magnificent meal and a rare opportunity for one-on-one contact with local people. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Belgrade (Serbia)

Today explore the capital of Serbia, Belgrade. Enjoy a guided tour of the city, which is home to Tito's Memorial, Fortress Kalemegdan and St Sava Church. Tonight, enjoy a Serbian folklore performance on board. (B,L,D)

Day 9 - Belgrade (Serbia)

Spend a second day exploring Belgrade. Enjoy a leisurely bicycle ride along the banks of the Danube or join a native Belgradian for a tour of the city. There is also the opportunity to go shopping with a Chef around the local market and explore independently with Scenic Tailormade. (B,L,D)

Day 10 - Kostolac - Iron Gates

Journey to Viminacium and discover the ruins of Roman amphitheatres, hippodromes and mausoleums at a fascinating archaeological site dating back to the 1st century, and at its peak believed to have had 40,000 inhabitants. Later, be sure to have your camera ready as you cruise the spectacular Iron Gate, a narrow gorge carved by the River Danube between the Carpathian and Balkan Mountains, a natural border between Serbia and Romania. (B,L,D)

Day 11 - Vidin (Bulagria)

Vidin is situated on the border of Bulgaria and Romania and has a strong history. Perhaps join a hiking tour to the Belogradchik Fortress constructed during the Roman Empire or head to the local winery for a tasting. (B,L,D)

Day 12 - Vidin - Silistra (Romania)

Relax on board as you spend the day cruising the Danube towards Silistra. (B,L,D)

Day 13 - Silistra

Silistra is home to a fascinating selection of historical landmarks, including an Ottoman Fort. Join a walking tour and see the Silistra Fort or travel to a local village and visit a primary school for an insight into daily life. (B,L,D)

Day 14 - Saint George - Danube Delta

The World Heritage-listed Danube Delta is home to over 300 species of birds. There is plenty of spectacular wildlife and stunning scenery to admire on the cruise through the passage of Saint George and the magnificent Danube Delta to Mile 0, where the mighty Danube River meets the Black Sea. (B,L,D)

Day 15 - Braila - Bucharest (Romania)

This morning disembark your ship and travel to the Romanian capital of Bucharest for an overnight hotel stay. There is plenty to discover in this elegant city, from splendid 17th-century Orthodox churches and graceful art nouveau villas, to Ceausescu’s grandiose Palace of the Parliament. (B)

Day 16 - Bucharest - UK

After breakfast, transfer to Bucharest airport for the return flight to the UK. (B)

The Captain reserves the right to alter the itinerary to suit wind and weather conditions.

Price Includes

  • 15-night all inclusive cruise on board Scenic Amber
  • Overnight post-cruise hotel stay in Bucharest
  • Flights from up to 15 regional airports to Vienna and return from Bucharest
  • Transfers to and from airport and ship
  • 44 meals – 15 breakfasts (B), 14 lunches (L) and 15 dinners (D)
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottled water (Selected premium beverages not included)
  • 2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • 26 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • 1 Scenic Sundowners event
  • Butler service with all cabins
  • All port charges, airport taxes, security charges and UK Air Passenger Duty
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell dinners
  • On board entertainment and insightful lectures
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • All port charges, airport taxes, security charges and UK Air Passenger Duty

Cruise Extensions

  • Transylvania Extension (2020) Extend your holiday with a 5-night pre or post-cruise hotel stay in Bucharest, Sibiu and Brasov. From £650pp, please contact us for more details
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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