Itinerary for May 17, 2023 Departure

Day Date Location Port of Call Guide
1Wednesday, 05/17/2023Arrive in Bucharest and transfer to your hotel in the heart of the city for a 1-night stay. Spend the rest of the day relaxing, or do some exploring oBucharest, Romania
2Thursday, 05/18/2023After breakfast, check out of your hotel and take a tour of the city. See the city’s wide boulevards, the Romanian Athenaeum, the Arch of Triumph and Bucharest, Romania
3Friday, 05/19/2023After breakfast, disembark at Russe for a full-day excursion to Bulgaria’s former capital, Veliko Tarnovo. See Tsaravets Hill and the ruins of the roy 
4Saturday, 05/20/2023Arrive in the picturesque Bulgarian port of Vidin, and take an excursion to see Belogradchik Fortress, built right into the striking Belogradchik RockVidin, Bulgaria
5Sunday, 05/21/2023This morning, enjoy scenic cruising as you travel through one of the most picturesque areas of the Lower Danube. The Iron Gate is one of Europe’s most 
6Monday, 05/22/2023Wake up in Belgrade, capital of Serbia. Take a guided walk through the grounds of Kalemegdan Fortress, now a stately park; also see the Orthodox catheBelgrade, Serbia
7Tuesday, 05/23/2023Cruise along the Danube, arriving at Vukovar around noon. Disembark for an afternoon excursion to the charming Croatian city of Osijek. Inhabited sincOsijek, Croatia
8Wednesday, 05/24/2023Sail into Hungary this morning, arriving in Kalocsa after lunch. Take a guided city tour followed by a short organ concert at St. Joseph Church. Then,Kalocsa, Hungary
9Thursday, 05/25/2023Arrive in Budapest, capital of Hungary. Situated along the Danube, it combines the once separate towns of hilly Buda and cosmopolitan Pest into a cityBudapest, Hungary
10Friday, 05/26/2023Explore Budapest on your own today. Perhaps explore the Old Town, stopping in a spice shop for piquant paprika or a boutique for folk embroidery. VisiBudapest, Hungary
11Saturday, 05/27/2023Enjoy a day of scenic cruising along the beautiful Danube toward Vienna. As we sail, perhaps join this morning’s German language lesson to learn a fewVienna, Austria
12Sunday, 05/28/2023Today we tour the Austrian capital of Vienna. Ride along the Ringstrasse, which replaced the city walls in the mid-19th century. See some of the city’Vienna, Austria
13Monday, 05/29/2023Today, visit the abbey at Melk, a 900-year-old Benedictine monastery featuring Austria’s finest Italian baroque architecture. See its wonderful frescoMelk, Austria
14Tuesday, 05/30/2023Arrive this morning in Passau, at the confluence of the Inn, Ilz and Danube Rivers. Your guided walk along the town’s narrow streets takes you throughPassau, Germany
15Wednesday, 05/31/2023Arrive in Regensburg after breakfast and tour this wonderfully preserved medieval city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including structures dating backRegensburg, Germany
16Thursday, 06/01/2023Cruise the Main–Danube Canal this morning. Or, instead, disembark for a short drive to the center of Nuremberg and use your free time to explore until 
17Friday, 06/02/2023Sail through the morning; after lunch we visit Bamberg, with its medieval city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your walking tour includes a visiBamberg, Germany
18Saturday, 06/03/2023Today, tour Würzburg’s Bishops’ Residenz, one of Germany’s largest and most ornate baroque palaces and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Or, you may choosWurzburg, Germany
19Sunday, 06/04/2023Wertheim is located at the confluence of the Main and Tauber Rivers. During your morning walking tour, experience life in a typical small German town.Wertheim, Germany
20Monday, 06/05/2023Today, we cruise past hilltop castles along the Rhine; this stunning stretch of the river is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Be sure to keep an eye out  
21Tuesday, 06/06/2023Arrive in Cologne during breakfast, then disembark for a tour of Germany’s fourth largest city. Stroll through Old Town past St. Martin’s Church and sCologne, Germany
22Wednesday, 06/07/2023We sail along the Rhine during the morning hours. Admire scenic views and enjoy a morning of enjoyable Dutch diversions: sample Dutch cheeses and jeneKinderdijk, Netherlands
23Thursday, 06/08/2023After breakfast, disembark and proceed to the airport for your return flight.* Or, extend your journey with 2 additional nights in Amsterdam; take timAmsterdam, Netherlands
 

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Departing from Bucharest, Romania
Departure Date 05/17/2023
OCG Class
River Cruise
Departing 05/17/2023
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Suitefrom $17,799

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