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Budapest to Bucharest

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Cruise Overview

  • Duration 14 nights
  • Departs 09 Oct 2021
  • Sails from Budapest, Hungary
  • Ship Scenic Opal
  • Flights and transfersNo
  • Cruise code ‍1617251‍
  • Voyage code ‍BBTR091021.2‍

Your Itinerary

Austria, Danube river cruises

Budapest, Hungary Sat 09 Oct 2021

Austria, Danube river cruises

Upon arrival, you’ll be met and transferred to a hotel for your two night stay (D)

Austria, Danube river cruises

Budapest, Hungary Sun 10 Oct 2021

Austria, Danube river cruises

Join a guided tour through the city, often considered the most beautiful in Europe (B, D)

Austria, Danube river cruises

Budapest, Hungary Mon 11 Oct 2021

Austria, Danube river cruises

Spend the morning exploring at your leisure. This afternoon, board your 5★ luxury Scenic Space-Ship for your seven night all-inclusive river cruise. Tonight, join your fellow guests for a welcome cocktail in the lounge (B, D)

Kalocsa, Hungary

Kalocsa, Hungary Tue 12 Oct 2021

Kalocsa, Hungary

Located on the Great Hungarian Plain, Kalocsa is one of the oldest towns in Hungary. Today you will have the opportunity to witness a traditional Puszta horse show. Be greeted by the horsemen of the Puszta region where this type of activity has been practised for centuries (B, L, D)

Osijek, Croatia

Osijek, Croatia Wed 13 Oct 2021

Osijek, Croatia

★Freechoice★ Explore Osijek on a guided city tour or, if you’re the more active type, you could take a blissful guided bike ride through Osijek’s countryside

★Enrich★ As a Scenic guest, you’ll be invited into the home of a local family for a traditional home-cooked meal and the chance to discover what everyday life is really like in Croatia (B, L, D)

Austria, Danube river cruises

Belgrade, Serbia Thu 14 Oct 2021

Austria, Danube river cruises

★Freechoice★ Enjoy an in-depth tour of one of Europe’s oldest capitals, Belgrade, including a visit to Tito’s Memorial, or take an orientation tour of Belgrade and see the highlights of the city before enjoying time at leisure to wander this beautiful city. Alternatively, choose a guided bicycle ride or for a true insight into everyday life, take a walk through the city with a student or journey to Sremski Karlovci, where you can wander the town with our experts and marvel at the many beautiful Baroque elements

★Enrich★ Visit the largest orthodox temple in the Balkans, St. Sava and enjoy a choir performance in the Temple Crypt (B, L, D)

Iron Gates

Iron Gates Fri 15 Oct 2021

Iron Gates

Relax and admire the spectacular scenery as you cruise through the Iron Gates, a narrow gorge that the Danube has carved out between the Carpathian and Balkan Mountains. A magnificent setting for a cruise and the natural border between Serbia and Romania (B, L, D)

Svishtov, Bulgaria

Svishtov – Rousse, Bulgaria Sat 16 Oct 2021

Svishtov, Bulgaria

★Freechoice★ Discover the Byzantine gem of Veliko Tarnovo and the World Heritage-listed village of Arbanassi. Alternatively, stay on board and enjoy the trip towards the Bulgarian town of Rousse, where you’ll be treated to a guided sightseeing tour (B, L, D)

Silistra, Bulgaria

Silistra, Bulgaria Sun 17 Oct 2021

Silistra, Bulgaria

★Freechoice★ Discover Silistra Fort during an active walking tour or take an excursion to Varna on the Black Sea coast. Alternatively, visit a local village and a primary school, and learn about life in Bulgaria (B, L, D)

Giurgiu

Giurgiu – Bucharest, Romania Mon 18 Oct 2021

Giurgiu

Disembark and transfer to Bucharest for your overnight hotel stay

★Freechoice★ Explore Bucharest and learn about its communist past including a tour of Ceausescu’s Spring Villa OR tour the Village Open Air Museum (B, L, D)

Cruises to Europe

Bucharest – Sibiu, Romania Tue 19 Oct 2021

Cruises to Europe

Visit Sibiu in the region of Transylvania for a tour of this medieval town. Explore its lively squares and colourful streets. Overnight hotel stay (B)

Sibui, Romania

Sibiu – Sighisoara, Romania Wed 20 Oct 2021

Sibui, Romania

Arrive in the Saxon town of Sighisoara, the birthplace of Vlad Tepes and inspiration for the legend of Count Dracula

★Freechoice★ Take a guided tour of this fortified city, or if you’re feeling more active, hike to the Church on the Hill for superb views over the city. Enjoy an overnight stay in Sighisoara (B, D)

Brasov city

Sighisoara – Brasov, Romania Thu 21 Oct 2021

Brasov city

This morning visit Bran Castle, home of the legend of Count Dracula. Upon arrival in Brasov, enjoy a guided walking tour before checking into your hotel. Tonight, enjoy a delicious dinner complete with Romanian folklore (B, D)

Brasov city

Brasov – Bucharest, Romania Fri 22 Oct 2021

Brasov city

En-route back to Bucharest visit Peles Castle, the former summer residence of the Romanian royal family and considered by some to be one of the most beautiful castles in Eastern Europe. This afternoon return to Bucharest for an overnight stay (B)

Transfer to the airport for your flight to London Sat 23 Oct 2021

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to London (B)

What's included *

  • 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)
  • Fly from a selection of UK airports
  • All-inclusive luxury river cruising on board a 5 star Scenic Space-Ship
  • Butler service for all guests (excludes Russia)
  • Complimentary premium branded beverages all day, everyday (excludes Russia)
  • The freedom of e-bikes (excludes Asia, Russia and Portugal)
  • Expert local guides
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Up to six dining options, from casual to fine dining
  • Exclusive Scenic Tailormade GPS for self-guided touring (excludes Asia, Russia and Portugal)
  • Authentic local entertainment
  • Cruise Directors to guide and assist
  • Complimentary wi-fi (excludes Asia)
  • Overseas transfers
  • Just a deposit to secure your holiday - then nothing to pay until 2021
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Royal Suite

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33m2 /360ft2. Our opulent collection of Royal Suites are spacious and feature wrap-around views. Suite features and services: Luxury queen size slumber bed Scenic Sun Lounge Marble bathrooms Pillow menu Complimentary mini bar Mac-mini infotainment system Complimentary movies on demand In room safe Hairdryer, alarm clock, telephone International power sockets Upgraded bathroom amenities Luxury bathrobe and slippers Nordic walking sticks Butler service Shoeshine service Early morning tea/coffee service Exclusive to Diamond Deck: Unlimited complimentary laundry service Daily delivery of fruit skewers in the afternoon Daily delivery of canapés and petit fours Complimentary bottle of Laurent Perrier Brut (750ml) Morning delivery of newspapers Beverage and meal service in your private suite Packing and unpacking your luggage €100 per cabin on board credit Private transfers in Europe* Exclusive invitation to dine at Table La Rive Private Captain’s cocktail party Priority dining reservations

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Balcony Suite

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Located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks these stylishly decorated suites feature a full-length outdoor balcony with the exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge and offer private bathrooms with a luxurious vanity basin and shower.

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Royal Balcony Suite

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These Suites located on the Diamond Deck are the ultimate in luxury with more space, impeccable service, thoughtful touches, an outdoor balcony, lounge area and an oversized bathroom.

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Royal Panorama Suite

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These Suites located on the Diamond Deck are the ultimate in luxury with more space, impeccable service, thoughtful touches, an outdoor balcony, lounge area and an oversized bathroom.

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Junior Balcony Suite

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These spacious Suites, located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks, have a private full-length balcony complete with a Scenic Sun Lounge and elegant en-suite bathrooms featuring a large vanity basin and shower.

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Deluxe Balcony Suite

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Located in prime locations at the front of the ship on both the Sapphire and Diamond Decks, they offer all the features of our private Balcony Suites with our ingenious Scenic Sun Lounge, but with even more space to relax.

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Standard Suite

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Our Jewel Deck Suites provide a lovely introduction to river cruising. Comfortable and luxurious with the finest in amenities.

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Single Balcony Suite

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Located on the Sapphire deck this suite is perfect for the solo traveller. Enjoy fantastic views from your full size balcony complete with Scenic Sun Lounge. This cabin also includes an elegant bathroon with a luxurious vanity basin and shower.

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Royal Owner's Suite

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These Suites on the Diamond Deck are the ultimate in luxury with more space (315ft²), impeccable service, thoughtful touches, an outdoor balcony, lounge area and an oversized bathroom.

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The Ship - Scenic Opal

  • Occupancy169
  • Tonnage2,721 tons
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Built in 2015 and 2016 to join our European fleet the Scenic Jasper, Opal and Amber are the latest generation of Space-Ships, complete with vitality pool, sun deck and a range of exclusive dining venues. Every Scenic European river cruise begins aboard one of our boutique vessels or custom-built Space-Ships, so named for their spacious guest cabins, dining, and entertaining areas. Each of these four-deck Scenic Space-Ships includes numerous dining and sightseeing areas, as well as a lounge and bar area that offers panoramic views. Additionally, guests can soak up the rays at the Sun Deck swimming pool or retreat to the wellness center, which is equipped with a fitness area, beauty salon, and massage rooms. These ships are noteworthy for their luxury suites, which are outfitted with sun lounges, 32-inch high-definition TVs, and complimentary wireless internet access. The newest members of the Scenic Space-Ship dynasty; Scenic Jasper, Opal and Amber afford ground-breaking levels of comfort, safety and luxury for the 169 guests they’re capable of transporting on Europe’s celebrated passageways. Representing the pinnacle in luxury river cruising, Scenic Jasper, Opal and Amber are among the most spacious and technologically advanced vessels in Europe. Spread over four lavish decks, including the Sun Deck, Diamond Deck, Sapphire Deck and Jewel Deck; guests will relish every moment spent cruising Europe’s waterways aboard these majestic vessels. Each of these sister vessels have been fastidiously designed and crafted with your enjoyment and comfort in mind, so you’re guaranteed an unforgettable voyage. Boasting a roster of pioneering technologies designed to maximize the guest experience, as well as all of the lavish extras which have come to define our fleet of luxury 5-star Space-Ships; Scenic Jasper, Opal and Amber represent the precedent of luxury river cruising on Europe’s esteemed waterways.

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  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
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  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.8/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating our 25th year as a cruise-only specialist
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