• Hungarian Parliament, Budapest
  • Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest
  • Pecs
  • Cathedral of St George, Novi Sad
  • Liberty Square, Novi Sad
  • National Assembly, Belgrade
  • Iron Gates
  • Belogradchik Rocks

Wonders of Southeast Europe

Discover contrasting cities in Hungary, Serbia and Bulgaria on this fantastic Danube cruise through Southeast Europe towards the Black Sea, with return flights from Leeds-Bradford or Manchester and guided shore excursions

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7 Nights from £2295pp

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See the iconic sights of Southeast Europe as you journey along the popular Danube River from Budapest to Rousse.

From the Hungarian capital of Budapest, straddled across the river, cruise to picturesque Mohacs, from where you can visit the historic city of Pecs, founded by the Romans and home to the impressive St Peter's Basilica. Continue to Vukovar for a guided city tour taking in the Ovcara Memorial, and admire the 18th-century Austrian-Hungarian Petrovaradin Fortress in Novi Sad.

Discover the magnificent Orthodox Temple of St Sava and mighty Kalemegdan Fortress in the Serbian capital of Belgrade, before cruising the dramatic Iron Gates between the breathtaking Carpathian Mountains and Balkan Mountains. Visit the medieval Baba Vida Fortress on an excursion from the beautiful town of Vidin and explore the ancient capital of Veliko Tarnovo with its magnificent citadel.

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Budapest at sunset
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Day 1 : UK - Budapest (Hungary)

Fly from Leeds-Bradford or Manchester to Budapest and transfer to your ship, moored in the heart of the city. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Gala Dinner before cruising past the city's illuminated sights. (D)

Day 2 : Mohacs - Pecs - Vukovar (Croatia)

On arrival in Mohacs, disembark and travel to the fascinating city of Pecs, which was founded by the Romans over 2000 years ago. Admire St Peter's Basilica and other key sights before returning to the ship in Mohacs. In 2017 there is a wine-tasting trip this afternoon to the vineyards of Villany and in 2018 there is time at leisure to explore Mohacs. (B,L,D)

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

A city tour of Vukovar showcases the main sights, including the Ovcara Memorial which commemorates those who lost their lives during Croatia's struggle for independence, or instead there is a wine-tasting trip to Ilok. Continue to Novi Sad and enjoy a walking tour through the beautiful Old Town Centre. In 2018 the more active may choose a guided bike or hike tour. This evening see the spectacular 18th-century Petrovaradin Fortress. (B,L,D)

Day 4 : Belgrade

Discover the impressive Kalemegdan Fortress and Orthodox Temple of St Sava on a guided tour of the Serbian capital of Belgrade. Later, choose from a visit to the mausoleum of Marshal Josip Broz Tito, a tasting of plum brandy at a local distillery or a bike ride through Belgrade. (B,L,D)

Day 5 : Cruising the Iron Gates

Spend the day cruising the dramatic Iron Gates between the Carpathian Mountains and the Balkan Mountains for amazing views of this awe-inspiring natural wonder. (B,L,D)

Day 6 : Vidin (Bulgaria)

From Vidin, travel to the restored castle of Belogradchik surrounded by unusual rock formations and see the magnificent well-preserved Baba Vida Fortress. Alternatively, take the Banitsa pastry and yoghurt tasting excursion or join the guided bike tour. (B,l,D)

Day 7 : Giurgiu (Romania) - Veliko Tarnovo - Rousse (Bulgaria)

Explore Bulgaria's ancient capital, Veliko Tarnovo and admire the impressive citadel. Alternatively, visit Rousse then the monolithic churches, chapels and monasteries built into the side of a mountain in Ivanovo. (B,L,D)

Day 8 : Rousse or Giurgiu (Romania)

Disembark the ship in Rousse (2017) or Giurgiu (2018) and transfer to the airport for your return flight to Leeds-Bradford or Manchester. (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
  • Return flights from Leeds-Bradford or Manchester and overseas transfers
  • 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 (2018 only)
  • 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 and Bucharest Extension (2017) Extend your cruise with a 2-night pre-cruise stay in Vienna from £387pp and a 2-night stay in Bucharest from £427pp. Please contact us for details
  • Vienna Extension (2018) Extend your cruise with a 2-night pre-cruise stay in Vienna from £347pp. Please contact us for details
  • Romania Extension (2018) Extend your cruise with a 3-night post-cruise stay in Romania (1 night in Brasov, 2 nights in Bucharest) from £347pp. Please contact us for details

2018 Departures

Budapest to Rousse

Ship: AmaCerto Our Price From
Apr 14£2295
May 12; Jun 09£2628
Jul 21£2561
Sep 15£2761
Oct 13£2628

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

Rousse to Budapest

Ship: AmaCerto Our Price From
Apr 21£2428
May 19; Jun 16£2628
Jul 28£2561
Sep 22£2761
Oct 20£2495

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing a Cat E cabin. Single supplements available
  • Cabin Category Upgrade Supplements:
  • Twin Window Cat D - £199pp
  • French Balcony Cat C - £599pp
  • Twin Balcony Cat BB/BA - £933/1066pp
  • Twin Balcony Cat AB/AA/AA+ - £1199/1333/1733pp
  • Twin Balcony Suite Class S - £2199pp
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