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Unveil the hidden mystery and charm of beautiful Eastern Europe on this 11 day cruising experience. From Bucharest to Budapest, the wonder is endless.
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Between Bucharest and Budapest

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Day 1 | Highlights: Romania’s capital

Welcome to the Romanian capital of Bucharest. Upon arrival check-in for your overnight stay.


Day 2 | Bucharest > Giurgiu Highlights: Palace of Parliament

Enjoy a guided visit to the impressive Palace of the Parliament. Or tour the Village Open Air Museum and discover ethnography exhibits depicting Romanian heritage and culture.


Day 3 | Silistra Highlights: Black Sea & Varna

Discover the Silistra Fort during an active walking tour, or take an excursion to Varna on the Black Sea coast. Alternatively, visit a local village, and learn about life in Bulgaria.


Day 4 | Rousse > Nikopol Highlights: Byzantine treasures

Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Rousse. Or discover the Byzantine gem of Veliko Tarnovo and the World Heritage-listed village of Arbanassi; continue to Nikopol in Bulgaria before re-boarding your ship.


Day 5 | Iron Gate Highlights: Danube Gorge

Relax on board and admire the scenery as you cruise the spectacular Iron Gate – a narrow gorge that the Danube has carved out between the Carpathian and Balkan Mountains. Not only is it a spectacular setting for a cruise, it’s also the natural border between Serbia and Romania.


Day 6 | Belgrade Highlights: Scenic Sundowners

Join your local guide and discover one of the oldest capital cities in Europe – Belgrade. Alternatively, choose a guided bicycle ride along the Danube, or taste your way around the local market through our ‘Shop with a Chef’ offering. Or for some true insight into local life join a walking tour with a local.


Day 7 | Osijek Highlights: Enrich home hosted meal

Explore Osijek on a guided city tour, or try your hand at fishing in a local village stream. Or, if you’re the more active type, you could opt to take a blissful guided bike ride through Osijek’s countryside.


Day 8 | Kalocsa Highlights: Hungarian horse show

Today you’ll get to witness a traditional Hungarian horse show.


Day 9 | Budapest Highlights: Buda & Pest

Today cruise into the mighty city of Budapest, you will be awe-struck by the sheer beauty of this city. Disembark your ship and join your local guide on a tour of the city and visit both towns of Buda and Pest, linked by the famous Chain Bridge. Guarded by the two lion statues on both bridgeheads, the suspension bridge offers one of the city’s most beautiful views. You will also have the opportunity to see Heroes’ square, Matthias Church, the Fisherman’s Bastion and the medieval town on Castle Hill. Your guided tour will finish at your hotel, where you will check in for your two night stay.              


Day 10 | Budapest Highlights: Beautiful Budapest

Today enjoy a day at leisure to explore this city on your own.


Day 11 | Budapest Highlights: Farewell

After breakfast, prepare to head home. It may be the end of your journey, but it’s the beginning of a lifetime of fond memories.

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Scenic Crystal

Scenic Crystal

Scenic Crystal, Jewel and Jade were the sixth, seventh, and eighth ships to join our fleet of luxury Space-Ships respectively. All three river cruise ships feature our signature Scenic Sun Lounges, as well as newly designed cabins and suites.

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Vitality Pool

Our three newest Space-Ships feature a vitality pool on the sun deck. Enjoy a morning dip to get you ready for the day, or simply sit and relax with a cocktail as you watch the beautiful sights pass by. 

Portobellos

Portobellos is our fine dining speciality restaurant offering five courses of traditional cuisine with paired wines to a select group of just 30 guests. 

Scenic Sun Lounge

All of our balcony suites feature our exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge system that transforms your balcony into an all-weather conservatory-style space at the gentle touch of a button. 

Scenic Jewel

Scenic Jewel

Scenic Crystal, Jewel and Jade were the sixth, seventh, and eighth ships to join our fleet of luxury Space-Ships respectively. All three river cruise ships feature our signature Scenic Sun Lounges, as well as newly designed cabins and suites.

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Scenic Jade

Scenic Jade

Scenic Crystal, Jewel and Jade were the sixth, seventh, and eighth ships to join our fleet of luxury Space-Ships respectively. All three river cruise ships feature our signature Scenic Sun Lounges, as well as newly designed cabins and suites.

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† This price is based on the lowest priced room available across all dates and ships for this tour. All prices are per person, based on twin-share.
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