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Balkan Gems with Transylvania and Bucharest

Embark on a marvellous APT Touring River Cruise filled with resplendence, history and culture as you sail along the Danube River.

Discover modern marvels and ancient wonders with our many excursions and experiences, all waiting to reveal a world of unrivalled allure from ages gone by.

Become part of the Danube’s history and create timeless stories you’ll remember for years to come aboard your Danube River Cruise.

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  • Cruise Line: APT Touring
  • Ship: MS AmaReina + 2 more
  • Duration: 11 Nights
  • Departure: Oct - Dec
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Balkan Gems with Transylvania and Bucharest Cruise Prices

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27th Oct
Balkan Gems With Transylvania & Bucharest
APT Touring
11 nights
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Balkan Gems with Transylvania and Bucharest Cruise Itinerary

Sail along one of Europe’s most renowned rivers and experience its many delightful destinations with a masterfully crafted cruise itinerary.

Day 1


Upon arriving in Budapest, transfer to your cruise ship.

Day 2


This morning, join a tour of the city. Use the afternoon to explore at your leisure.

Day 3


Today, you’ll have a choice of three options: visit the historic city of Pecs, travel to Villány and enjoy a tasting at a local winery, or join a guided bike ride along the Danube.

Day 4


Visit Eltz Manor and be entreated to a culmination of history, wine and classical music.

Day 5


Choose your own adventure with the following options: a visit to the Belgrade Fortress and the Serbian Orthodox Temple of St Sava, a kayak tour along the Danube, or a cooking class.

Day 6

Iron Gates

Enjoy a picturesque cruise through the Iron Gates.

Day 7


Discover the World Heritage-listed Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo, or join a walking tour of Rousse.

Day 8

Giurgiu / Brașov

Pay a fascinating visit to the Slanic mine. Later, retreat to the Radisson Blu Aurum Hotel.

Day 9

Brașov / Bran

This morning, explore Bran Castle. Later, join a walking tour of Brașov.

Day 10

Brașov / Sinaia / Bucharest

Embark on a visit to Peles Castle, followed by free time to enjoy lunch in Sinaia before travelling to Bucharest.

Day 11


This morning, join a guided exploration of Bucharest’s Old City. Visit a local restaurant for lunch before proceeding to the Palace of the Parliament.

Day 12


Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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11 Nights
Oct Dec

Balkan Gems with Transylvania and Bucharest

  • Budapest
  • Mohacs
  • Vukovar
  • Belgrade
  • Iron Gates
  • Rousse
  • Giurgiu / Brașov
  • Brașov / Bran
  • Brașov / Sinaia / Bucharest
  • Bucharest
£4,595pp Est. Price per person
  • MS AmaStella + 2 more

Balkan Gems with Transylvania and Bucharest Cruise Review

“Felt like a once-in-a-lifetime kind of holiday, lots of fun, plenty to see and do. Would love to cruise with APT again.”

Michael Holloway, Letchworth, Hertfordshire

Balkan Gems with Transylvania and Bucharest FAQ

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

What can I do on the Sun Deck when it’s nice out?

When the weather is pleasant, one can engage in many activities on the Sun Deck, including strolling along the walking track and taking a dip in the heated pool.

Where can I go to socialise aboard the ship?

On the MS AmaStella, you can visit the Main Lounge & Bar for the perfect space to meet new friends. Likewise, the Main Lounge & Bar and the Observation Lounge aboard the MS AmaVenita and the MS AmaReina are the best places to flex your social muscle.

What does this cruise include?

The Balkan Gems with Transylvania and Bucharest cruise package includes the opportunity for exclusive experiences in eleven different destinations, visits to historic locations, gratuities, and more.

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