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Active & Discovery On Balkan Odyssey on Avalon Impression

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Begin your Active & Discovery river cruise vacation with an overnight stay in Bucharest-the "Paris of the East." See the Romanian capital’s WWI Arc de Triomphe and the Royal Palace Square, and spend free time browsing the lovely shops and cafes of Victory Boulevard. Embark on your Suite Ship® in the town of Oltenita to begin your Danube River cruise through the Balkans, and cruise for Nikopol. See the incredible ancient architecture in Veliko Trnovo and Arbanassi or join your local guide and hike to the Kroushuna Waterfalls. Sail to Vidin, Bulgaria, to marvel at the remarkable rock formations of the Balkan Mountains in Belogradchik. You might prefer to explore the city by bike. Cruise through the Iron Gates Gorge, explore the amazing archaeological site of Lepenski Vir, and visit the fascinating Fortress of Golubac. Sail to Belgrade, Serbia, where the Danube and Sava Rivers meet, and discover ancient architecture in Novi Sad. Walk up the Petrovaradin Fortress or taste the specialties of the region during a delicious food tour. Sail into beautiful Croatia, where a 1,000-year-old winemaking tradition lives on in Ilok. Disembark in Osijek and spend the night in the Croatian capital of Zagreb-dating back to the Roman Empire. This Danube River cruise through the Balkans reveals the beauty of its people and culture across a land of beauty and inspiration.

Included Features:

Day 1 Bucharest: Welcome to Bucharest

Day 2 Bucharest–Oltenita (Embarkation): Choice of guided sightseeing in Bucharest or walk the Urban Delta or food tour; onboard welcome reception

Day 3 Nikopol. Excursion to Veliko Trnovo and Arbanassi: Choice of full-day excursion, visit to Tsarevet’s Fortress in Veliko Trnovo and to the Ethnographical Museum and the Church of the Nativity in Arbanassi or hike the Kroushuna Waterfalls; on board movie night

Day 4 Vidin. Excursion to Belogradchik: Choice of guided tour in Vidin, excursion to Belogradchik, see the rock formations or join a bike tour or wine tasting

Day 5 Iron Gates–Donji Milanovac–Golubac: Scenic cruise through the Iron Gates Gorge; choice of visit Lepenski Vir archaeological site or Donji Milanovac off the beaten path tour or Djerdap National park hike; visit to Golubac fortress

Day 6 Belgrade: Choice of guided tour or bike tour or food tour; on board lecture

Day 7 Novi Sad–Ilok: Choice of Novi Sad guided tour or walk up to the Petrovaradin Fortress or wine tour; choice of Ilok guided tour or biking tour or beer tour

Day 8 Osijek (Disembarkation)–Zagreb: Guided sightseeing in Zagreb

Day 9 Zagreb: Your vacation ends this morning

About Avalon Impression
About Avalon Waterways
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If you want to see the world, cruise down its legendary rivers. If you want to see more of the world, look no further than Avalon Waterways. Our Suite Ships® feature one-of-a-kind Panorama SuitesSM, with the widest opening windows in river cruising, the industry's only Open–Air Balcony®, and beds facing the incredible views. Beyond our wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows is a world waiting to be explored-your way.

No two travelers are alike—so Avalon would never expect you to enjoy ...
Sep 02, 2023 through
Sep 10, 2023
Aug 29, 2023 7:00 PM
8 Nights from
$3,027.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes discount: $750.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
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Itinerary

Day Destination
1 Bucharest, Romania
2 Bucharest
3 Nikopol. Veliko Trnovo & Arbanassi Excursion
4 Vidin, Bulgaria
5 Iron Gates Gorge-donji Milanovac. Excursion To Lepenski Vir -golubac
6 Belgrade, Serbia
7 Novi Sad
8 Osijek (Disembarkation) – Zagreb
9 Zagreb
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.