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Grand European River Cruise - 2021

23-night river cruise with Mainz, Cologne, Rüdesheim, Heidelberg, Marktheidenfeld, Würzburg, Bamberg, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau, Vienna, Budapest, Kalocsa, Pécs, Vukovar, Belgrade, Donji Milanovac, "Iron Gates," Ruse, Veliko Tarnovo, Sinaia | Bucharest
  • ENJOY CRUISE LIFE ON A DELUXE RIVER SHIP, FEATURING WORKSHOPS, EVENING ENTERTAINMENT, AND MORE
  • FALL IN LOVE WITH BUDAPEST AND ITS GRAND ARCHITECTURE
  • DISCOVER VELIKO TARNOVO, BULGARIA’S 12TH-CENTURY CAPITAL
  • CRUISE THROUGH THE DANUBE’S IRON GATES, A SERIES OF SCENIC STRETCHES
  • STEP INSIDE THE FAIRY-TALE MANSE OF TRANSYLVANIA’S PELES CASTLE
  • VISIT THE PEOPLE’S PALACE IN BUCHAREST AND LEARN THE HISTORY OF THIS COLOSSAL BUILDING
DATES & PRICES
STARTING FROM
$8,999
  • $346
    PER DAY
  • 26
    DAYS
  • 60
    TOURS
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27 DAYS FROM $8,999
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Paris, France (Pre-Trip)

4 DAYS FROM $1,499

Transylvania, Romania (Post-Trip)

4 DAYS FROM $799

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Cultural Connections

37 Cultural Connections

  • Vantage Lecture Series: “Germany in the 21st Century;” “Rhine-Main-Danube Canal;” “Made in Nuremberg;” “Musical Vienna;” “Serbia Today;” “Bulgaria, Romania & the EU”
  • Two wine pairing dinners with expert commentary on local vintages 
  • German language lesson 
  • Kölsch beer tasting in Cologne
  • German BBQ lunch with live traditional music
  • Choice of local manufacturer visits in Marktheidenfeld: winery, paper mill, chateau with piano collection or blacksmith
  • Glassblowing demonstration onboard
  • Acting scene with Martin the city guard in Regensburg
  • Passau organ concert
  • Onboard culinary demonstrations of traditional German fare including apple strudel, beef roulade and other favorites 
  • Onboard painting lesson
  • Onboard Eastern European folk music and dance show in Budapest
  • Folklore workshop in Kalosca, featuring paprika bread making, folk painting, and embroidery
  • Home-hosted lunch in Croatia
  • School visit or guitar concert in Croatia (depending on departure date)
  • Eltz Museum excursion
  • Performance by a local tamburitza orchestra on board 
  • Belgrade pub crawl
  • Traditional bread and salt welcome in Serbia
  • Introduction to Cyrillic language at primary school in Donji Milanovac 
  • Balkan-style BBQ
  • Bulgarian children’s dance performance onboard
  • Presentation and lecture by icon painter and Orthodox priest in Ruse
  • Lunch with university students in Veliko Tarnovo
  • Lively entertainment on board most evenings

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