Gems of Eastern Europe River Cruise

Hungary • Croatia • Serbia • Bulgaria • Romania

Including two nights in Bucharest, Romania
11 DAYS • 23 MEALS Discover the scenery and history along the lower Danube River as you sail aboard our exclusively chartered ship. Travel through five countries of Eastern Europe and discover their history, culture and beauty.
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The Mayflower Tours Way

  • 23 Meals (7 dinners, 7 lunches, and 9 breakfasts)
  • Airport transfers on tour dates when air is provided by Mayflower Tours
  • International Cruise Director and Mayflower Tours expert staff onboard
  • Experience the lower Danube River aboard the exclusively chartered MS Emerald Sun
  • Once onboard, unpack just once in your river view stateroom
  • Visit five countries – Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania – while cruising the best of the lower Danube River
  • Included shore excursions escorted by local, English-speaking guides in Kalocsa, Osijek, Belgrade, Kostolac and Veliko Tarnovo
  • All meals included onboard featuring local and international specialties
  • All onboard lunches and dinners are four courses and served with complimentary regional wines, beer and soft drinks
  • Afternoon tea time and late evening snacks served daily in the lounge
  • Complimentary WiFi onboard
  • Spacious public areas with large picture windows
  • Enhanced touring experience with the use of audio headsets
  • Walk-out balcony featured in the owners’ suites on Horizon Deck
  • ‘Inside balcony’ with drop-down window featured in the staterooms on Horizon and Vista Decks
  • Two-night hotel stay and touring in Bucharest, Romania
  • Included visit to ‘Dracula’s’ Castle
  • $55 in Mayflower Money

Local Insights

  • Insightful presentation on the history of the Danube
  • Witness the skills of Magyar horsemen during a visit to a Puszta farm
  • Culinary demonstration by the ship's chef
  • Home-hosted lunch with a Croatian Family
  • Serbian Folklore Show performed onboard by local entertainers
  • Acapella choir concert of Orthodox chants in Arbanasi
Tour Activity Level
LEVEL 3: A blend of longer and shorter days on this program with more walking tours mixed with some periods of standing. Expect more of the touring to be over uneven surfaces or involve stairs.