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Danube Delta River Cruise

Relax on the Amadeus Queen as we travel through Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania. Arrive in Vienna, the capital of Austria, and tour the city before we board our luxurious Amadeus Cruises ship. Cruise the Danube River for eight spectacular nights with seven ports of call. Look forward to daily included shore excursions, the breathtaking Iron Gates of the Danube, a Budapest evening illumination cruise, and a delightful Farewell Dinner in Bucharest, the capital of Romania, before we fly home. All meals are included aboard ship!

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Danube Delta River Cruise (Vienna to Fetesti)

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Day 1 : Depart the USA

Our trip begins with an overnight fight to Vienna, the capital of Austria.

Day 2 : Arrive in Vienna

We land in Vienna and check-in to our hotel in the Austrian capital. Tonight we get to know our fellow traveling companions at a Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner.


Day 3 : Vienna

The grand sights of Vienna await us today as we tour the historic city center with a local English-speaking guide. Gaze over the famous Gothic St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the quirky Expressionist house known as Hundertwasserhaus, and the former imperial Hofburg Palace. In the afternoon we board the Amadeus Queen and begin our adventure along the Danube. All meals are included aboard ship!


Day 4 : Bratislava

This morning we arrive in Bratislava for an included city tour. See Bratislava Castle atop a hill in the Little Carpathian Mountains, St. Martin’s Cathedral in the historic city center, and the neoclassical Primate’s Palace. In the afternoon we may explore the city at leisure.


Day 5 : Budapest

Today we explore Budapest. See the imposing Parliament Building, the Millennium Monument in Hero's Square, and the neo-renaissance Opera House. Tonight we enjoy a Hungarian evening onboard our ship and a special illumination cruise of Budapest.


Day 6 : Kopački Rit Nature Park

This morning we arrive at the city of Vukovar in eastern Croatia. In the afternoon our included shore excursion takes us to the Kopački Rit Nature Park, one of Europe’s most important wetlands. The confluence of the Danube and the Drava meet in these beautiful backwaters, providing an important ecosystem for birds, fish, and mammals that live in the region.


Day 7 : Belgrade

Serbia’s beautiful capital is our port of call today. At the confluence of the Danube and Sava rivers, Belgrade is one of the oldest capitals in Europe. Major sites include the Kalemegdan-Belgrade Fortress, Parliament, and the St. Sava Church, Serbia’s largest Orthodox church. The afternoon is yours to peruse the city at your leisure. This evening we visit the city’s artist quarter Skadarlija for a Serbian-style dinner accompanied by music.


Day 8 : The Iron Gates

As we cruise between Romania and Serbia we pass through an imposing gorge with steep cliffs on either side. Known as The Iron Gates of the Danube, this extraordinary natural feature is sure to be a cruise highlight.


Day 9 : Veliko Tarnovo

Our ship docks in Svishtov, and we depart by motorcoach to explore Bulgaria’s oldest town Veliko Tarnovo, located on the banks of the river Yantra and known as the “City of the Tsars.” Pass by the fortress Zarewez, where 22 tsars made history in the 2nd Bulgarian empire. We visit the 13th-century medieval church St. Peter and Paul. You will have time to enjoy local arts and crafts nearby before we rejoin the ship in Giurgiu.


Day 10 : Danube Delta

Today’s included excursion begins at the small community of St George where we board Delta safari boats through the Danube Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of lagoons and waterways that are a sanctuary for around 300 species of birds.


Day 11 : Bucharest

This morning we disembark our ship and tour Bucharest, known as “Little Paris” for its elegant architecture. We’ll see the Palace of Parliament, the world’s heaviest building and the second-largest administrative building after The Pentagon, and the Arcul de Triumf, an enormous granite arch built in memory of Romania’s Independence.


Day 12 : The Carpathian Mountains

After breakfast we travel by motorcoach into the Carpathian Mountains. These mountains have some of the largest concentrations of old-growth forest on all of Europe! Enjoy sights of lush grasslands and soaring ridgelines our way to Sinaia for a tour of Peleş Castle, the first European castle with electricity and striking neoclassical architecture. We return to Bucharest and celebrate our Danube Delta Cruise with a Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner with another restful night in the city.


Day 13 : Return Home

We fly home from Bucharest with incredible memories of our European adventure.

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes

  • All airfare
  • Fuel surcharges, government fees, airport & departure taxes (Minimum value of $400 per person)
  • Holiday Vacations Tour Director
  • Motorcoach & professional driver
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • $100 Loyalty Credit for a future tour

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 1 night in Vienna, Austria
  • 2 nights in Bucharest, Romania

Attractions & Highlights

  • Bratislava city tour
  • Imperial Schlosshof Palace guided tour
  • Esztergom & Szentendre
  • Budapest city tour
  • Budapest evening illumination cruise
  • Kopački Rit Nature Park excursion
  • City tours of Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest, Belgrade, and Bucharest
  • Topola & Oplenac
  • The Iron Gates
  • Veliko Tarnovo
  • Delta Safari boat excursion
  • Peleș Castle

28 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Welcome Reception & Voyage Dinner aboard ship
  • Captain's Gala Dinner aboard ship
  • Dinner in Belgrade’s artist quarter
  • Gala Dinner aboard ship
  • Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner in Bucharest

Exclusive Cruise Ship Benefits

  • 8 nights aboard the Amadeus Queen
  • Included daily shore excursions (minimum value of $400 per person)
  • All meals included aboard ship
  • Ports of Call:
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Vukovar, Croatia
  • Belgrade, Serbia
  • Svishtov & Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
  • St. George & Fetesti, Romania

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Final Payment Date: 05/28/2020

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