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16 Night Cruise sailing from Engelhartszell roundtrip aboard A-Rosa Silva.

Humming soft waltz melodies, you stand on the deck, your thoughts back in imperial Vienna. Suddenly, however, you hear the strains of wild Balkan violin music and the vibrating background noise of city hustle and bustle. The Danube, the queen of rivers, has carried you further along her course. Incredible panoramic landscapes and fascinating city views of Vienna, Budapest and Bucharest line up like pearls on a string. These views tell tales of Romans and emperors, wars and cosmopolitanism. Famous monasteries on the banks of the river show what faith in God has driven humans to achieve. The Baroque architecture in the streets of the Danube cities make Germany’s historical apartment buildings seem positively spartan by comparison. But then all man-made creations reverently take a back seat, as it is nature’s turn to shine: in the awe-inspiring “Iron Gates” of the Carpathian Mountains, for example, or the mysterious Danube Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get ready for a true voyage to different worlds.

Highlights of this cruise:

Engelhartszell
This is the departure point for your Danube Cruise. Our tip: to ensure that you get off to a relaxed start, travel the day before the cruise begins and spend the night. This allows you to explore the region around Passau, too. And when your ship sets sail for an exciting Danube cruise, you will have already enjoyed your first few adventures.

Vienna
Vienna, the capital of Austria, is known as the city on the blue Danube, but today the main river is actually detached from the inner city and only the Danube Channel runs through the city. Vienna is still one of Europe’s most seductive cities, however, and is worth a visit not just for its incomparable cultural treasures, the pomp and elegance of former glory, but also for its traditional coffee houses.

Budapest
Budapest once consisted of three parts: Buda, Obuda and Pest. Buda meaning “oven” was the historical upper city with the castle. The part Obuda meaning “old oven” was the part between the hill and the Danube. And Pest on the left-hand side was where most of the population lived. In 1872, these three parts were combined to form a real centre.

Belgrade
Belgrade’s troubled history is reflected in a rich and varied architectural legacy. In the past, the city has changed hands many times and has now been the capital of Serbia since 1992. At the heart of the city, the square of the Republic leads on to the pedestrian shopping area and also the so-called Skadarlija artists’ quarter, both of which are definitely worth a visit.

Tulcea
We approach the mouth of the Danube Delta - the Black Sea. Here, the Danube turns into a mighty river. A maze of lakes, marshes, sandbanks and wide meadows. Overwhelming!

Giurgiu (Bucharest) & Oltenita
Bucharest, the capital of Romania, fortunately has retained many fine buildings from better days despite the fact that Communist rule saw the erection of monstrosities, such as the gigantic House of the People, which is the second largest building in the world. The City Museum in the Sutu Palace presents the city’s lively history in a comprehensive way.

Cruise Itinerary
Date Activity Arrive Depart
10/07/20 Engelhartszell, Austria 05:00 PM
11/07/20 Vienna, Austria 01:00 PM 08:00 PM
12/07/20 Budapest, Hungary 12:00 PM 10:00 PM
13/07/20 Kalocsa, Hungary 07:00 AM 09:00 AM
13/07/20 Mohacs, Hungary 01:00 PM 04:00 PM
14/07/20 Belgrade, Serbia 07:00 AM 11:45 PM
15/07/20 At sea - -
16/07/20 Rousse, Bulgaria 02:00 PM overnight
17/07/20 Rousse, Bulgaria 04:00 AM
18/07/20 Tulcea, Romania 12:00 PM 06:00 PM
19/07/20 Oltenita (for Bucharest), Romania 02:00 PM 03:00 PM
19/07/20 Giurgiu, Romania 07:00 PM 10:00 PM
20/07/20 At sea - -
21/07/20 Donji Milanovac, Serbia 09:00 AM 02:00 PM
22/07/20 Novi Sad, Serbia 08:00 AM 02:00 PM
22/07/20 Vukovar, Croatia 07:00 PM 10:00 PM
23/07/20 Mohacs, Hungary 06:00 AM 09:00 AM
24/07/20 Bratislava, Slovakia 02:00 PM 05.30 PM
25/07/20 Melk , Austria 12:30 PM 04:00 PM
26/07/20 Engelhartszell, Austria 07:00 AM
Itinerary may vary by sailing date and itineraries may be changed at the cruise lines discretion. Please check itinerary details at time of booking and before booking other travel services such as airline tickets.

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