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Cruises to Silistra


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Top Silistra Cruises

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Black Sea Explorer - Budapest to Bucharest

Scenic Amber 10 Oct 2024 8 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Budapest

All-inclusive luxury river cruising on board a 5 star Scenic Space-Ship

Scenic Freechoice – a choice of sightseeing activities throughout your journey

Scenic Enrich experiences – unforgettable and exclusive events

Scenic Sundowners – exclusive hosted cocktails in a stunning location (on selected sailings)

Itinerary: Budapest, Hungary - Budapest - Kalocsa, Hungary - Osijek, Croatia - Belgrade, Serbia - Iron Gates - Svishtov - Rousse, Bulgaria - Silistra, Bulgaria - Giurgiu - Bucharest, Romania.…
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Suite from £2,399pp

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Black Sea Explorer - Bucharest to Budapest

Scenic Amber 16 Oct 2024 8 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Bucharest

All-inclusive luxury river cruising on board a 5 star Scenic Space-Ship

Scenic Freechoice – a choice of sightseeing activities throughout your journey

Scenic Enrich experiences – unforgettable and exclusive events

Scenic Sundowners – exclusive hosted cocktails in a stunning location (on selected sailings)

Itinerary: Bucharest - Giurgiu, Romania - Silistra, Bulgaria - Rousse, Bulgaria - Iron Gates - Belgrade, Serbia - Osijek, Croatia - Kalocsa, Hungary - Budapest, Hungary
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Suite from £5,794pp

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Black Sea Explorer - Budapest to Bucharest

Scenic Amber 08 Oct 2024 10 nights Fly Cruise Budapest

All-inclusive luxury river cruising on board a 5 star Scenic Space-Ship

Scenic Freechoice – a choice of sightseeing activities throughout your journey

Scenic Enrich experiences – unforgettable and exclusive events

Scenic Sundowners – exclusive hosted cocktails in a stunning location (on selected sailings)

Itinerary: Budapest, Hungary - Kalocsa - Osijek - Belgrade - Iron Gate - Svistov - Rousse - Silistra - Giurgiu - Bucharest
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Suite from £4,405pp

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What to see in Silistra

Silistra, a picturesque town on the banks of the Danube River in northeastern Bulgaria, boasts a rich history, cultural diversity and stunning natural landscapes. Explore its ancient fortifications, vibrant marketplaces and tranquil riverfront promenades, and immerse yourself in the unique charm of this hidden gem along the Danube.

Begin your journey through Silistra's storied past by visiting the impressive Silistra Fortress, a symbol of the town's strategic importance throughout the centuries. Built during Roman times and later fortified by Byzantine, Bulgarian and Ottoman rulers, the fortress stands as a testament to the region's tumultuous history and diverse cultural heritage. Wander through the labyrinthine walls and towers of the fortress, where you'll discover ancient ruins, archaeological treasures and panoramic views of the Danube River. Explore the remains of Roman baths, Byzantine churches and Ottoman mosques, and imagine life within the walls of this historic stronghold.

Escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the Danube River with a leisurely stroll along Silistra's picturesque promenade. Follow the winding path that traces the river's edge, offering breathtaking views of the tranquil waters, lush riverbanks and distant horizon. Breathe in the fresh river air as you meander past charming cafes, waterfront parks and scenic lookout points, where you can pause to admire the sunset or watch boats sail lazily along the river. Listen to the gentle lapping of the waves and the melodious songs of birds overhead, and feel a sense of peace and tranquillity wash over you in this idyllic setting.

Delve into Silistra's vibrant cultural scene and uncover the traditions, customs and folklore that define this unique corner of Bulgaria. Visit the Ethnographic Museum, housed in a beautifully preserved Ottoman mansion, where you can explore exhibits showcasing traditional costumes, crafts and rituals of the region's diverse ethnic communities. Attend a performance of traditional music and dance at one of Silistra's cultural venues or outdoor festivals, where local artists showcase their talents and celebrate the town's cultural heritage. Experience the lively atmosphere of the weekly market, where vendors sell fresh produce, handmade crafts and local delicacies, and immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and flavours of Bulgarian culture.


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