Gems of Southeast Europe

Journey through Eastern Europe towards the Black Sea through Hungary, Serbia and Bulgaria with included shore excursions and drinks with meals

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7 nights from £1761pp

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Start your journey in vibrant Budapest, a famous haven for musicians, writers and artists. See the rolling hills and vine-clad slopes of Pecs before departing Hungary for Croatia.

Visit Vukovar before cruising to the Novi Sad in Serbia. Explore the myriad of streets, plazas and squares and visit the Kalemegdan Fortress and the Serbian Orthodox Temple during a panoramic tour of Serbia's capital, Belgrade. Cruise through one of Europe's most awe-inspiring natural wonders, the 'Iron Gates', a narrow passage which divides Europe's Balkan from the Carpathian mountains.

Visit the Bulgarian frontier town of Vidin before cruising along the Romanian-Bulgarian border to Veliko Tarnovo, the ancient capital of Bulgaria.

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Gems of Southeast Europe Itinerary

Day 1 - Budapest (Hungary)

Arrive in historic Budapest and board your luxurious ship docked in the centre of the city. Tonight, gather for a Welcome Gala Dinner before cruising past the city's illuminated riverfront. (D)

Day 2 - Mohacs - Pecs - Vukovar (Croatia)

From Mohacs take an excursion to Pecs, founded by the Romans over 2000 years ago. See St Peter's Basilica and either a mosque that has been converted to a church or the restored synagogue before returning to Mohacs. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Vukovar - Novi Sad (Serbia)

See the highlights of Vukovar on a city tour including the Ovcara Memorial which is for lives lost during Croatia's struggle for Independence. Cruise to Novi Sad in Serbia to explore the city on a walking tour through the Old Town Centre and see the 18th century Austrian-Hungarian Petrovaradin Fortress. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Belgrade

Explore Belgrade, capital of Serbia and see the Kalemegdan Fortress and Serbian Orthodox Temple of St Sava on a panoramic tour. This afternoon choose from three excursions: visit the mausoleum of Marshal Josip Broz Tito, first president of Yugoslavia; enjoy Serbian plum brandy and snacks at a local distillery; or join the guided bike tour through Belgrade. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Cruising the Iron Gates

Today, enjoy a full day of cruising through one of Europe's most awe-inspiring natural wonders, the Iron Gates. Here the Danube narrows, as it winds through a range of majestic gorges between the southern Carpathian Mountains and the northwestern foothills of the Balkan Mountains. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Vidin (Bulgaria)

From Vidin, visit Belogadchik, a beautiful restored castle located in a stunning landscape of unusual rock formations. Continue on to the Baba Vida Fortress, the only entirely preserved medieval castle in the country. Alternatively, enjoy a Banitsa pastry and yoghurt tasting, or a guided bike tour. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Giurgiu (Romania) - Veliko Tarnovo - Rousse (Bulgaria)

Today visit the ancient capital of Bulgaria, Veliko Turnavo, and tour the city's old citadel. The more active may choose a guided bike tour and cycle past sights such as the Ottoman post office and the synagogue. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Rousse

Disembark the ship in Rousse. (B)

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary. Key: B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full board deluxe accommodation in an outside cabin - most with the revolutionary Twin balconies
  • Tours and excursions daily with personal headset included
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner and bottled water in cabins replenished daily
  • Flight inclusive package prices include return flights from the UK and transfers
  • State of the art Infotainment System in all cabins with hi-speed internet, Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English TV stations
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Special highlights including lectures, theme dinners, cooking demonstration, on board music performances and afternoon/evening piano music
  • Bicycles to explore on your own and guided bicycle tours
  • Services of professional Cruise Manager
  • Port Charges
  • All local taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Cruise only prices do not include flights or transfers
  • Gratuities

Cruise Extensions

  • Vienna and Istanbul Extension Extend your cruise with a 2-night pre-cruise stay in Vienna from £387pp and a 2-night stay in Bucharest from £427pp. Please contact us for details

Exclusive savings of up to £550pp PLUS free flights or case of wine! Free return flights from the UK and overseas transfers applies to 1 May departure. Free case of wine per booking applies to 14 Aug departure. Book by 30 Apr 2017

No Single Supplement! Applies to 17 Jul and 7, 14 Aug departures. Excludes suites and is not combinable with any other offer. Book by 30 Apr 2017


2017 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Budapest to Rousse

Departure Date Cruise Only from Exclusive Blue Water Package from
Ship: AmaCerto
Jul 10£2261£2561
Aug 07£1761£2061
Sep 04£1961£2261
Oct 16£2261£2561

Rousse to Budapest

Departure Date Cruise Only from Exclusive Blue Water Package from
Ship: AmaCerto
May 01£2195£2195
Jul 17; Aug 14£1761£2061
Sep 11£2461£2761
Oct 23£2195£2495

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing a Cat E cabin. Single supplements available
  • Cabin Category Upgrade Supplements:
  • Twin Window Cat D - £199pp
  • French Balcony Cat C - £599pp
  • Twin Balcony Cat BB/BA - £933/1066pp
  • Twin Balcony Cat AB/AA/AA+ - £1199/1333/1733pp
  • Twin Balcony Suite Class S - £2133pp
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