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Budapest, the Pearl of the Danube and the Iron Gates Pass

8 days with CroisiEurope  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary
Boarding in Budapest. Welcome cocktail and presentation of the crew. Cruise to Mohacs. Dinner and evening on board. Sailing during the night.
Full board on board. Early in the morning, arrival in Mohacs, passing through customs and cruise to Osijek. Entertainment on board. Arrival in Osijek and guided visit. Osijek is a modern town of central Europe with old traditions. Return on board and cruise toward Belgrade. Evening of entertainment on board.
Full board on board. Arrival in Belgrade, excursion to visit the town. Located at the confluence of the Danube and Sava rivers, the town has created its own cultural identity based on a mix of Austro-Hungarian, Ottoman and Slavic cultures. Return on board. Free afternoon in the Serbian capital. Optional coach transfer (book and pay on board) will be available to and from the town center from our mooring point. Serbian folk evening on board. Cruise to Orsova. 
DAY 4: ORSOVA (Romania) - The Iron Gates - NOVI SAD (Serbia)
Full board on board. Arrival in Orsova, excursion to “the Spa Town of Hercules and Orsova”, one of the oldest thermal spas in Europe built by the Romans in the 2nd century B.C. Return on board and cruise to the Iron gates gorges between the Carpathians and the Balkans, a fantastic place. Gala evening on board. Night spent sailing toward Novi Sad.  
Full board on board. Early in the morning, arrival in Novi Sad. Excursion to the Orthodox monastery at Krusedol, built in the 16th century and decorated with some wonderfully elaborate paintings. Visit of Sremski Karlovci, a peaceful little town of some 9,000 inhabitants on the banks of the Danube, and visit of Novi Sad, the capital of the autonomous region of Vojvodina. Return on board and cruise to Ilok. Excursion to the medieval cities of Ilok and Vukovar. Return on board in Vukovar. Cruise to Mohacs. Evening of entertainment on board. Cruise during the night.
Full board on board. Early in the morning, arrival in Mohacs, passing through customs. Excursion to Pécs: the town of Pécs is situated at the foot of the Mecsek Mountains and is over 2,000 years old, with a Mediterranean climate and ambiance. Return on board and cruise to Kalocsa. Arrival and excursion into the Puszta. This enormous flat prairie, also known as the “great Hungarian plain”, was the Hungarian Wild West during the 19th century. Return on board and cruise to Budapest. Sailing during the night.
Full board on board. Early in the morning, arrival in Budapest and discovery tour of this wonderful city. With its different architecture style, Budapest is one of the special pearl of central Europe. Excursion to Gödöllö Palace, the largest Baroque castle in Hungary, set in a park of some 28 hectares (69 acres). Return on board. In the evening, tour of Budapest by night. Overnight. 
Buffet breakfast on board. Disembark during the morning. End of our services.
Tour Map
River Cruise Highlights
  • Osijek
  • Belgrade
  • The Spa Towns of Baile Herculane (Hercules Baths) and Orsova
  • Krusedol Monastery
  • Vukovar & Ilok
  • Pécs
  • The Puszta
  • Budapest by day and by night
  • Royal Palace of Gödöllö
  • Serbian folk evening
All This Included
  • Unlimited complimentary onboard beverages, including beer, fine wine, spirits, mineral bottled water, soft drinks specialty coffees and tea. 
  • All meals onboard for Superb French Cuisine 
  • Farewell Gala dinner 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Complimentary Samsung Galaxy Tablet for guests' use 
  • Shore excursions with wireless audio system Port Talk 
  • Captain Welcome cocktail Reception 
  • Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess 
  • Entertainment : On board professional entertainment & Crew Team show 
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance 
  • All port fees
Accommodations on this Tour
Cruising: Cabin onboard MS Vivaldi or MS L'Europe
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.

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