Budapest to the Black Sea
13 Day River Cruise
Discover resort towns along Romania’s Black Sea Coast, explore an ancient Christian necropolis in Pecs, and visit “Dracula’s” castle in Transylvania… dine in the Soviet-style People’s Palace in Bucharest… Share homemade refreshments in the home of a Croatian family rebuilding their lives in postwar Vukovar, and listen to Béla Bartók’s piano music at a recital in his Budapest home. Experience authentic local cuisine, music and dance, and a wealth of architectural wonders as your river cruise winds its way through Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania, with nights on land at luxury hotels in the popular cities of Bucharest and Budapest (the Paris of Eastern Europe).
Countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia
River cruise starting at $8,170* CAD per person, based on double occupancy
13 Days – Budapest to Bucharest (reverse itinerary available)
- Exclusive evening at Belgrade’s Royal White Palace
- All gratuities to ship staff, drivers, local guides, Tauck Directors and Tauck Cruise Director
- Tauck’s private shore excursions and distinctive inclusions valued at CAD $2,535
- Two nights at a hotel in Budapest and three nights in Bucharest at a hotel with an ideal location next to the Parliament Palace
- Choices of bicycle excursions in Budapest & Belgrade
- Dinner at a palace in Bucharest
- Visit with a Croatian family in their private home in Vukovar
- A visit to the city of Pécs in Hungary, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Passage through the Iron Gate on the Danube River
- Choice of Romanian excursions exploring the story of Vlad Tepes, 15th-century inspiration for Bram Stoker’s “Dracula”
- Unlimited complimentary beverages aboard ship include regional wine, beer and premium spirits in addition to specialty coffee, water and soft drinks
- Airport and trains station transfers upon arrival and departure as noted
- 30 meals; service charges, taxes, porterage, and applicable fuel surcharge
An adventure designed specifically for you
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*Prices are per person, based on double occupancy and subject to change and availability.