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Active & Discovery on the Danube from Serbia to Romania

Touch down in the most show-stopping attractions across the Danube on this 8-day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from Serbia to Romania.

From parks, old towns and museums to palaces and UNESCO sites – Avalon Waterways keeps the guest experience in mind when crafting these adventures, designed with a range of both Active and Discovery excursions.

Recline on board either the Avalon Impression or Avalon Passion – sister ships designed with modern comforts in mind. Enjoy a range of modern amenities, comforts and customer service while you travel aboard this Danube River Cruise.

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  • Cruise Line: Avalon Waterways
  • Ship: Avalon Impression / Avalon Passion
  • Duration: 7 Nights
  • Departure: Jun & Sep
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Active & Discovery on the Danube from Serbia to Romania Cruise Itinerary

Embark on a unique itinerary, crafted to draw you through the most thrilling sights located along the Danube. Cruise, bike, hike, taste and tour your way through a variety of Active and Discovery activities, offered exclusively by the team at Avalon Waterways.

Day 1

Belgrade (EMBARK)

Fly into Belgrade to begin your Balkan adventure.

Day 2


Enjoy a guided bike tour, guided sightseeing tour or a lecture to learn about the rich history of Balkan states.

Day 3

Golubac / Donji Milanovac / Iron Gates

Visit the Fortress of Golubac and sail through the Iron Gates. Upon arrival, embark on a scenic hike through Djerdap National Park, join a guided tour of Lepenski Vir or join a guided tour around Donji Milanovac to interact with locals. Later, sail through the UNESCO-designated Iron Gates Gorge.

Day 4


Today, opt into a panoramic trek through the rocky landscapes,visit a well-known winery or join a guided sightseeing tour to the Baba Vida Fortress.

Day 5

Rousse / Veliko Tarnovo / Arbanassi

Join your expert local guide on a hike to Ivanovo Rock Church, embark on a full-day guided tour of the former capital or opt for a guided sightseeing tour of Bulgaria’s largest inland port and Holy Trinity Church.

Day 6

Fetesti – excursion to Constanta

This morning, enjoy a leisurely sailing. After, hike your way to a local winery, enjoy a tasting or join a guided tour of Constanta – with a visit to the Natural History and Archeological Museum.

Day 7

Fetesti / Bucharest (DISEMBARK)

Take a guided nature walk in the Vacaresti Nature Park, discover Romanian cuisine or embark on a guided tour of the capital city – including the Royal Palace Square and Arc de Triomphe.

Day 8


Your getaway ends after breakfast this morning.

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7 Nights

Active & Discovery on the Danube from Serbia to Romania

  • Belgrade (EMBARK)
  • Belgrade
  • Golubac / Donji Milanovac / Iron Gates
  • Vidin
  • Rousse / Veliko Tarnovo / Arbanassi
  • Fetesti – excursion to Constanta
  • Fetesti / Bucharest (DISEMBARK)
  • Bucharest
£1,992pp Est. Price per person
  • Avalon Impression / Avalon Passion

Active & Discovery on the Danube from Serbia to Romania Cruise Review

“In my experience, the accommodation was divine; exactly what I was hoping for. Comfortable, spacious, easily accessible and with excellent service. My Cruise Director was also a key component in my enjoyment – guiding me towards all the best tours and excursions to fit me.”

Kelly Maldrin, Sail

Active & Discovery on the Danube from Serbia to Romania FAQ

Find answers to some of the most common questions about river cruising here.

How frequently does this cruise depart?

For the 2024 season, this cruise departs once on June 20th and again on September 6th.

How many suites are available for booking?

Both the Avalon Impression and Avalon Passion have a total of 67 suites and 16 staterooms available for guests to book.

Does this holiday cruise through the Rhine Gorge?

On Day 3 of this cruise, your vessel will pass through Iron Gates Gorge as it navigates the border between Serbia and Romania.

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