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Enchantment of Eastern Europe from Budapest

From £2,595pp

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Incredible Savings*

Shore excursions included*

Hotel stay in Bucharest included*

Wi-Fi & Gratuities Included*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 8 nights
  • Departs 03 Jun 2021
  • Sails from Budapest, Hungary
  • Ship Emerald Sun
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1590543‍
  • Voyage code ‍EWBB030621.1‍

Your Itinerary

Fly from London to Budapest, Hungary Thu 03 Jun 2021

Austria, Danube river cruises

Budapest, Hungary Thu 03 Jun 2021

Austria, Danube river cruises

Upon arrival, transfer to the port and embark your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship. This evening, join your fellow travellers for a welcome dinner and drinks (D)

★EmeraldPLUS: Evening cruise of Budapest

Kalocsa, Hungary

Kalocsa, Hungary Fri 04 Jun 2021

Kalocsa, Hungary

Early this morning sail out of Budapest towards Kalocsa, one of the oldest towns in Hungary, famous for the production of paprika. This afternoon visit a local Puszta Horse Farm and enjoy a performance showcasing the exceptional riding skills of Magyar horseman. Tonight the Captain will be delighted to host a gala dinner (B, L, D)

EmeraldPLUS: Evening cruise of Budapest

Osijek, Croatia

Osijek, Croatia Sat 05 Jun 2021

Osijek, Croatia

Cruise into the border region of Croatia today, an area that was heavily damaged during the Croatian War of Independence at the end of the communist era. Compare stories back at the ship and enjoy an evening of sailing further down the Danube into Serbia, where remnants of former conflicts can be regularly seen along the river banks (B, L, D)

EmeraldPLUS: Home-hosted lunch with a Croatian Family
EmeraldPLUS: Meet students from the local village

 

Austria, Danube river cruises

Belgrade, Serbia Sun 06 Jun 2021

Austria, Danube river cruises

Serbia's vibrant capital awaits today, your city tour includes a visit to Tito's Memorial, the impressive Fortress Kalemegdan and St. Sava Church which is the world's largest Orthodox Cathedral (B, L, D)


EmeraldPLUS: Serbian folklore evening show
EmeraldACTIVE: Guided biking tour

Golubac

Golubac – Donji Milanovac, Serbia Mon 07 Jun 2021

Golubac

In eastern Serbia, within the Majdanpek municipality, the town of Donji Milanovac sits on the right bank of the Danube. Today, you will have the opportunity to visit the Palaeolithic site of Lepenski Vir on an included excursion. Enjoy learning about the importance of this archaeological site and its illustrious history, spanning more than 8 millennia. Archaeologists have used this site to track the development of prehistoric culture in Europe, and numerous Stone Age settlements have been found in the area. The day ends as we sail through the Iron Gates, a scenic narrow gorge that meanders between the Carpathian Mountains and the European Alps. (B,L,D)

EmeraldPLUS: A visit to Lepenski Vir archaeological site and museum

Vidin, Bulgaria Tue 08 Jun 2021

Arrive in Vidin, the most western town in Bulgaria. Your day will begin with an included tour visiting a local vineyard with wine tasting. Later, visit the medieval Baba Vida Fortress. Alternatively, embark on an EmeraldACTIVE hike to Belogradchik rock fortress (B, L, D)

EmeraldACTIVE: Hike to Belogradchik

Cruises around Europe

Rousse – Veliko Tarnovo & Arbanasi, Bulgaria Wed 09 Jun 2021

Cruises around Europe

Today, cruise to Rousse and visit the impressive cliff top town of Veliko Tarnovo. Visit the historic town of Arbanasi perched on a high plateau overlooking the Yantra River and lined with traditional houses. Tonight, join your Captain for a farewell reception and dinner (B, L, D)

EmeraldACTIVE: Hike to Ivanovo Church

★EmeraldPLUS: Choir concert in Arbanasi

Giurgiu

Giurgiu - Bucharest, Romania - Hotel stay Thu 10 Jun 2021

Giurgiu

After breakfast, disembark and journey by road to Romania’s capital, Bucharest, for your overnight hotel stay, including breakfast (B, D)

Cruises to Europe

Bucharest, Romania Fri 11 Jun 2021

Cruises to Europe

After breakfast, transfer to the airport (B)

Arrive in London Fri 11 Jun 2021

What's included *

  • INCREDIBLE SAVINGS
  • Seven nights of deluxe river cruising including:
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • OVERNIGHT hotel stay in Bucharest, including breakfast
  • Return flights available from a range of regional airports – please call for more details (other regional may be available on request)
  • Spacious full board accommodation on board Europe’s most innovative cruise ships
  • All meals throughout your river cruise from a healthy buffet breakfast to a five-course à la carte menu
  • Gratuities are included
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary bicycles for use ashore in select destinations
  • Overseas transfers
  • Shore excursions and guided tours almost everyday with personal headset
  • Bottled water restocked daily in your cabin
  • Plus, book an Ocean View or above by 8.00pm 21st September 2020 and receive a FREE Champagne Gift Box
  • Pay in FULL by 8pm 31st October 2020 to receive an additional discount of £200pp

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Cabins & Prices

* Prices shown are per person, based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.

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Emerald Stateroom

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All Emerald Staterooms feature picture windows and the same high quality facilities as all other cabins. Plus, they're bigger than other standard staterooms, providing excellent value for money. Included in your stateroom: Picture window (approximately 1500mm L X 340mm H) | Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries and hair dryer | Complimentary bathrobes and slippers | Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily | Complimentary WiFi | Queen-size hotel-style bed | Safe for your valuables | Individual climate control | Flat screen TV and infotainment system | Mini-fridge

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Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

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The Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite is a completely new type of cabin that's unique to European river cruising. These spectacular suites boast a revolutionary indoor balcony design, complete with decking area, table and chairs – generating an entirely new space for you to enjoy the landscapes you pass. With the touch of a button, the upper part of the cabin's floor-to-ceiling window drops down to unveil uninterrupted views of the stunning scenery to bring the outdoors in. Included in your suite: Indoor balcony with open-air system | Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries and hair dryer | Complimentary bathrobes and slippers | Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily | Complimentary WiFi | Queen-size hotel-style bed | Telephone | Safe for your valuables | Individual climate control | Flat screen TV and infotainment system | Mini-fridge

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Emerald Grand Balcony Suite

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Grand Balcony Suites boasts a number of fantastic inclusions, such as an in-suite Nespresso machine - an added home comfort that means that you can relax with a hot beverage at any time, day or night. You’ll also have the option to order a delicious continental breakfast to enjoy on the balcony. And for the perfect start and finish to your evening meal, you can enjoy pre-dinner canapés and after dinner sweet treats courtesy of your exclusive room service, which is included in the price of your suite. Included in your suite: Outdoor private balcony with open-air system | Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers | In-suite mini-bar available at own expense | Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily | Complimentary Nespresso machine | Complimentary WiFi | Queen-size hotel-style bed | Pillow menu | Telephone | Safe for your valuables | Individual climate control | Flat screen TV and infotainment system | Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite | Two items of laundry a day | Invite to dinner at the Captain’s Table

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Owner's One-bedroom Suite

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Owner's One-bedroom Suites have a bedroom which closes off from the rest of the cabin and a separate lounge area. They also include special features, like two sinks in the spacious bathroom, a walk-in wardrobe, iPad, a complimentary Nespresso machine and a complimentary mini-bar restocked daily with wine, beer and soft drinks. You can order a continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats to enjoy in your suite’s lounge or outdoors on your balcony too. Your suite includes: Outdoor private balcony with open-air system | Separate bedroom and lounge area | Large bathroom with two basins, shower, indulgent toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers | Walk-in wardrobe | Complimentary in-suite mini-bar, restocked daily with wine, beer and soft drinks | Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily | Complimentary Nespresso machine | Complimentary WiFi | Use of an iPad | Queen-size hotel-style bed | Pillow menu | Telephone | Safe for your valuables | Individual climate control | Flat screen TV and infotainment system | Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite | Four items of laundry a day | Invite to dinner at the Captain’s Table

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The Ship - Emerald Sun

The five sister vessels, boasting a modest capacity of 182 guests apiece, are all blessed with a selection of wonderful amenities and features. At the very heart of every Star-Ship in the Emerald Waterways fleet is the Horizon Bar & Lounge. A contemporary, chic social space; the lounge is equipped with a comprehensively-stocked bar, skilled bartenders, help-yourself hot drinks facilities and a generous offering of plush seating and sofas.

What's on board

Sky Barbecue - Golf Putting Green - Club Swimming Pool, Bar & Evening Cinema - Retractable Roof - The Terrce - Horizon Bar - Reflectionss Restaurant - Fitness room - Beauty Center

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* Terms & Conditions

Fares are per person based on two adults sharing a stateroom/suite except single staterooms/suites. Offers advertised are subject to availability at the time of booking. Fares advertised may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Booking conditions of Scenic Tours (UK) Limited trading as Emerald Waterways and Reader Offers Limited Agency Terms of Business apply. Offers advertised apply to new bookings only. Savings are based on two adults sharing a stateroom/suite and is based on the difference between the full brochure fare and the early booking selling fare. Free drinks are subject to the cruise lines T&C’s. Flights are based on London, Norwich, East Midlands, Bristol, Humberside, Leeds/Bradford, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow or Edinburgh departures; all other regional flights are available at a supplement and are subject to availability. Indoor pool/cinema is not available on Emerald Radiance (Douro Cruise) instead there is a serenity pool on the sun deck. WiFi service cannot be guaranteed and is subject to the cruise lines terms and conditions. Tours may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions, are subject to change and further t&c’s apply. Please note itineraries are subject to change. Normal cruise miles terms & condition apply. are included as stated B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner. E&OE.

Champagne Gift Box is based on one per booking for UK mainland addresses only when booking an Ocean View or above by 8.30pm 21st September 2020. 

Additional discount is valid on Scenic & Emerald 2021 Europe Sailings only and will end 8pm 31st October 2020.

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