Thirteen-day journey featuring a nine-night cruise along nearly the entire length of the fabled Danube River
This extraordinary journey from the Habsburgs’ imperial capital of UNESCO‑inscribed Vienna to the captivating Black Sea features a deluxe river cruise and two nights in Romania’s elegant capital of Bucharest. Cruise through the Iron Gates and discover the eastern Danube River Valley. Visit the ancient land of Bulgaria, the young territories of Serbia and eastern Croatia, Hungary’s fabled Puszta (plains) and the UNESCO World Heritage‑designated castles, palaces and squares of Budapest. Enhance your experience with the Vienna Pre‑Program and/or Transylvania Post‑Program Options
Cost: from $4,795 plus air
Extended Booking Discount: Up to $2,200 per couple if you book by September 23, 2023.
Program Dates: October 7 to 19, 2023
Expand the links below for more information.Itinerary At A Glance
Imperial Vienna Pre-Program Option: Start your journey with two nights in Vienna on an itinerary that showcases the dynamic art and history of Austria's capital. Visit an open-air museum of splendid Baroque architecture in its historical center—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Along the famous Ringstrasse, see this remarkable city’s most important landmarks. Visit Hofburg Palace and see the Gothic-style Stephansdom (Saint Stephen’s Cathedral). Learn more about the Austrian Empire in Schönbrunn Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Habsburgs’ summer estate. Accommodations are for two nights in the historical, five-star Hotel Imperial Vienna.
Castles of Transylvania Post-Program Option:Extend your tour by three nights to explore the treasures of medieval Transylvania. Highlights include the 19th‑century Peles Castle; the imposing, 14th‑century Bran Castle; the Black Church in Brasov; the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Sighisoara; and UNESCO-inscribed Prejmarthe, the largest fortified church in southeast Europe. Spend two nights in the Aro Palace in Brasov and one night in the five-star Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest.
Pre- and Post-Cruise Options are available at additional cost. Details will be provided with your reservation confirmation.
This program is offered by Gohagan & Company. Call Gohagan with cruise questions or to reserve your spot at 1.800.922.3088.
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