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Passage Along the Danube River

October 11-23, 2021

Join us for an extraordinary, 13-day journey along nearly the entire length of the fabled Danube River, from the Habsburgs’ imperial capital of Vienna, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to the captivating Black Sea.

Cruise for nine nights aboard the exclusively chartered, deluxe AMADEUS QUEEN and spend two nights in Romania’s elegant capital of Bucharest, nicknamed “Little Paris” for its classical architecture. Visit the ancient land of Bulgaria, the young territories of Serbia and eastern Croatia, Hungary’s fabled Puszta (plains) and the UNESCO World Heritage‑designated castles, palaces and squares of Budapest. Admire a masterful display of traditional horsemanship in the Hungarian heartland, cruise through the dramatic Iron Gates dividing the Carpathian and Balkan Mountains, and experience the fascinating Slavic heritage of medieval Belgrade.

This outstanding travel program features seven countries and the enchanting eastern Danube River Valley, an untouched region steeped in natural beauty unknown to many Western travelers. Deepen your knowledge of the Danube with the Vienna Pre-Program Option and see authentic castles of local lore on the Transylvania Post-Program Option.