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Budapest to the Black Sea - Eastbound

2015 Prices From $5,290 for 12 Days - Tauck Cruising

Cruise the romantic lower Danube through the heart of Central Europe where East and West meet and entertwine in fascinating cultures and turbulent history... Glide past medieval monasteries, citadels and villages... Discover resort towns along Romania’s Black Sea Coast, explore an ancient Christian necropolis in Pecs, and visit "Dracula’s" castle in Transylvania... dine in the Soviet-style People’s Palace in Bucharest... Share homemade refreshments in the home of a Croatian family rebuilding their lives in postwar Vukovar, and listen to Béla Bartók’s piano music at a recital in his Budapest home. Experience authentic local cuisine, music and dance, and a wealth of architectural wonders as your Danube cruise winds its way through Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania, with nights on land at luxury hotels in the popular cities of Bucharest and Budapest (the Paris of Eastern Europe).

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  1. Eastbound


    Day 1

    Your adventure begins in Budapest

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    Day 2

    Explore Budapest... on two sides of the Danube

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    Day 3

    Hear Bartók, visit Buda landmarks and set off on your cruise

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    Day 4

    Antiquities and more in Hungary

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    Day 5

    Visit historic Vukovar, Croatia and on to Novi Sad in Serbia

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    Day 6

    The sights of Belgrade and a private palace visit

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    Day 7

    The Iron Gate of the Danube, King Decebalus and more cruising southward

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    Day 8

    Bulgarian art & architecture in Ruse or Ivanovo

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    Day 9

    Constanta & Mamaia on Romania's Black Sea coast

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    Day 10

    Explore Bucharest and spend the evening at the Palace of Parliament

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    Day 11

    A choice of excursion to Transylvania or Targoviste

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    Day 12

    Homeward bound

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