Black Sea Voyage

Begin your vacation in Vienna (or in Budapest), one of the world's most celebrated cities, renowned for its music, architecture and dance. Transfer to Budapest and embark upon your Danube river cruise. Traverse the dramatic narrow gorge known as the Iron Gates, then cruise along the Romanian-Bulgarian border. Visit Vidin, Belogradchik and Bucharest, the capital and largest city in Romania. Disembark and continue by land to Veliko Tarnovo, the ancient capital of Bulgaria, before arriving in Plovdiv. Conclude your journey in Istanbul, a truly exotic and fascinating cultural crossroads. 
  • Day
  • Destination
  • Activity
  • 1
  • Vienna
  • Hotel check-in
  • 2
  • Vienna
  • City tour
    Optional Schönbrunn Palace tour
    Optional Mozart & Strauss concert
  • 3
  • Vienna
    Budapest
  • Transfer to Budapest
    City tour
    Embarkation
    Welcome Dinner
  • 4
  • Mohacs
    Villany
  • Pecs excursion
    Wine tasting
  • 5
  • Vukovar
    Ilok
    Novi Sad
  • "Yugoslav Civil War" tour
    OR Croatian wine tasting
    Walking tour
  • 6
  • Belgrade
  • City tour
    OR "Tito's Memorial" Tour
  • 7
  • Iron Gates
  • Full day cruising
  • 8
  • Vidin
  • Belogradchik excursion and Baba Vida Fortress
  • 9
  • Giurgiu
  • Bucharest excursion
  • 10
  • Rousse
    Veliko Tarnovo
    Plovdiv
  • Disembarkation
    City tour with lunch
    Walking tour
  • 11
  • Edirne
  • Transfer to Istanbul
  • 12
  • Istanbul
  • City tour
    Optional “Turkish Delight” tour
  • 13
  • Istanbul
  • Tour Topkapi Palace
    Optional Bosphorus cruise
  • 14
  • Istanbul
  • Return flight home