Itinerary

DAY DATE PORT OF CALL
DAY 1
04 Jun 2022
Bucharest
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Return economy flights from London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow or Edinburgh are included in the price of your holiday. Please call for details on other regional departures which are available from selected UK airports at a supplement from £49 per person. Welcome to Bucharest, Romania. You will be met at the airport by an Emerald Waterways representative and transferred to your centrally located hotel. Join your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a welcome dinner at your hotel. Meals included: Dinner
DAY 2
05 Jun 2022
Bucharest
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Today in the morning, you will drive through the streets and boulevards of Bucharest in a guided city tour, which includes the enormous Palace of the Parliament; Europe's largest building constructed by former dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. After the tour, you will transfer from Bucharest to Giurgiu, where a warm welcome awaits you from your Captain and crew as you board your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship. Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 2
05 Jun 2022
Giurgiu
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Today in the morning, you will drive through the streets and boulevards of Bucharest in a guided city tour, which includes the enormous Palace of the Parliament; Europe's largest building constructed by former dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. After the tour, you will transfer from Bucharest to Giurgiu, where a warm welcome awaits you from your Captain and crew as you board your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship. Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 3
06 Jun 2022
Rousse
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Today your ship will cruise to Rousse, once at the port take a coach ride to town of Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi. Veliko Tarnovo, was the former capital of the Bulgarian empire known once as the 'city of the Tsars'. Visit the historic town of Arbanasi perched on a high plateau overlooking the Yantra River and lined with traditional houses. The town is known for its 17th and 18th century churches and many examples of Bulgarian National Revival architecture. Tonight join your Captain for a welcome reception and dinner. EmeraldPLUS: Choir Concert in Arbanasi EmeraldACTIVE: Hike to Ivanovo Church Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3
06 Jun 2022
Veliko Tarnovo
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Today your ship will cruise to Rousse, once at the port take a coach ride to town of Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi. Veliko Tarnovo, was the former capital of the Bulgarian empire known once as the 'city of the Tsars'. Visit the historic town of Arbanasi perched on a high plateau overlooking the Yantra River and lined with traditional houses. The town is known for its 17th and 18th century churches and many examples of Bulgarian National Revival architecture. Tonight join your Captain for a welcome reception and dinner. EmeraldPLUS: Choir Concert in Arbanasi EmeraldACTIVE: Hike to Ivanovo Church Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3
06 Jun 2022
Arbanassi
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Today your ship will cruise to Rousse, once at the port take a coach ride to town of Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanasi. Veliko Tarnovo, was the former capital of the Bulgarian empire known once as the 'city of the Tsars'. Visit the historic town of Arbanasi perched on a high plateau overlooking the Yantra River and lined with traditional houses. The town is known for its 17th and 18th century churches and many examples of Bulgarian National Revival architecture. Tonight join your Captain for a welcome reception and dinner. EmeraldPLUS: Choir Concert in Arbanasi EmeraldACTIVE: Hike to Ivanovo Church Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4
07 Jun 2022
Vidin
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Today you will sail upstream and dock on the most Eastern town in Bulgaria, Vidin. In the afternoon, you will sail again through the narrow gorge between the European Alps and Carpathian Mountains known as the Iron Gates. EmeraldACTIVE: Hike to Belogradchik Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5
08 Jun 2022
Donji Milanovac
DAY 5
08 Jun 2022
Golubac
DAY 6
09 Jun 2022
Belgrade
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Serbia's vibrant capital awaits today, your city tour includes a visit to Tito's Memorial, the impressive Fortress Kalemegdan and St Sava Church which is the world's largest orthodox cathedral. Discover More: National Opera Theatre Tour (extra expense) EmeraldACTIVE: Guided Biking Tour EmeraldPLUS: Serbian Folklore Evening Show Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7
10 Jun 2022
Osijek
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Cruise into the border region of Croatia today, an area that was heavily damaged during the Croatian War of Independence at the end of the communist era. Compare stories back at the ship and enjoy an evening of sailing further upstream towards Hungary. Tonight join your Captain for a farewell reception and dinner. EmeraldPLUS: Home Hosted Lunch with a Croatian Family EmeraldPLUS: Local School Visit Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8
11 Jun 2022
Kalocsa
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Arrive in Kalocsa, one of the oldest towns in Hungary, famous for the production of paprika. This morning visit a local Puszta Horse Farm and enjoy a performance showcasing the exceptional riding skills of Magyar horseman. EmeraldPLUS: Visit to Puszta Horse Farm Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 9
12 Jun 2022
Budapest
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After a delicious buffet breakfast to prepare you for the day ahead, it’s time to say your goodbyes to your fellow guests, crew and your Captain before you’re transferred to the airport and your journey home begins. Meals included: Breakfast

*This holiday is generally suitable for persons with reduced mobility. For customers with reduced mobility or any medical condition that may require special assistance or arrangements to be made, please notify your Cruise Concierge at the time of your enquiry, so that we can provide specific information as to the suitability of the holiday, as well as make suitable arrangements with the Holiday Provider on your behalf.

What's Included

plane Return flights from the UK Return flights from the UK
overseas transfers Overseas transfers Overseas transfers
food All dining on-board All dining on-board
wine beer soft drinks Wine beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on-board Wine beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on-board
complimentry tea and coffee Complimentary tea and coffee all day every day Complimentary tea and coffee all day every day
bottled water Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
itineraries Choice of shore excursions in every port of call Choice of shore excursions in every port of call
bicycles Bicycles that you can use to explore on your own Bicycles that you can use to explore on your own
wifi Internet access and Wi-Fi Internet access and Wi-Fi
on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment All on-board entertainment
gratuities Gratuities on-board Gratuities on-board
port charges taxes All port charges and taxes All port charges and taxes

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Dates & prices

04 Jun 2022
8 Nights

£2445pp
FROM
£1699pp

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DATE SHIP PRICES FROM PP
01 Jun 2022 Emerald Star £1729
10 Jun 2022 Emerald Sky £1729
01 Jul 2022 Emerald Destiny £1729
21 Sep 2022 Emerald Star £2539
07 Oct 2022 Emerald Destiny £1899
22 Oct 2022 Emerald Sun £1699
29 Apr 2023 Emerald Sky £2289
11 May 2023 Emerald Destiny £2739
18 Jun 2023 Emerald Sun £2739
01 Jul 2023 Emerald Star £2739
16 Sep 2023 Emerald Sky £2389
12 Oct 2023 Emerald Destiny £2439
Giurgiu
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