Majesty and Myth: Bucharest and Eastern Europe by Riverboat
Aboard an elegant riverboat, discover the opulent palaces and picturesque port towns of the Danube River, and learn the traditions of Eastern Europe from welcoming locals.
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Program No. 22794RJ
15 days
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At a Glance

Flanked by dramatic cliffs and emerald-green forests, and floating through grand cities like Budapest and Belgrade, the Danube River is your all-access pass to the majesty of Eastern Europe. Set sail aboard an elegant riverboat to discover the remarkable palaces, mighty castles and quaint villages that define this idyllic region. Join local experts as you learn about architecture and stroll the charming boulevards of Bucharest — the “Paris of the East.” Enjoy special opportunities to meet local villagers as you delve into this fascinating blend of European splendor.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Up to two hours of walking and climbing stairs.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Sail through the Iron Gates – the scenic and monumental gorge separating Serbia and Romania.
  • Take a field trip to Transylvania to see Dracula’s Castle, deeply rooted in myth and history.
  • Visit iconic city landmarks in Eastern Europe’s famous cities, like the lavish Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest, the largest building in Europe, and Saint Sava Church in Belgrade.
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