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Amadeus Brilliant, Danube Delta Cruise ex Passau Return

15 Night Cruise sailing from Passau roundtrip aboard Amadeus Brilliant.

Departs
Sunday, 12th September 2021
Ship
Amadeus Brilliant
Luftner Cruises
Pricing is From and Per Person
Cabin Twin Triple Quad Single
N/A N/A N/A N/A

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15 Night Cruise sailing from Passau roundtrip aboard Amadeus Brilliant.

On this cruise you truly experience the Danube, probably the most beautiful river of Europe, in its entire length. You will cruise along 4,000 river kilometers, visit eight countries (Germany, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Serbia, Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania), and five world-renowned capital cities (Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava, Belgrade and Bucharest). The trip through the “Iron Gates”, the imposing gorge where the Danube breaks through the Carpathian Mountains, is a particular highlight of this scenic cruise. The journey to kilometer zero, the estuary of the Danube where it meets the Black Sea, and the visit to the Danube Delta with its vast wildlife and natural beauty will remain unforgettable experiences.

Highlights of this cruise:

Passau
Passau is a town in Lower Bavaria, Germany. It is also known as the Dreiflüssestadt or "City of Three Rivers," because the Danube is joined at Passau by the Inn from the south and the Ilz from the north.

Tourism in Passau focuses mainly on the three rivers, the St. Stephen's Cathedral and the "Old City". With 17,774 pipes and 233 registers, the organ is the second largest in the world. Organ concerts are held daily between May and September.

Passau is also known for its gothic and baroque architecture. The town is dominated by the Veste Oberhaus and the former fortress of the Bishop, on the mountain crest between the Danube and the Ilz rivers. Right beside the town hall is the Scharfrichterhaus, an important jazz and cabaret stage on which political cabaret is performed.

Belgrade
Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkans. Various styles of architecture dominate the city, while its recent resurgence as the leading hub in south-eastern Europe make it a must see destination.

The historic areas and buildings of Belgrade are among the city's premier attractions. They include Skadarlija, the National Museum and adjacent National Theatre, Zemun, Nikola Pašić Square, Terazije, Students' Square, the Kalemegdan Fortress, Knez Mihailova Street, the Parliament, the Temple of Saint Sava, and the Old Palace. On top of this, there are many parks, monuments, museums, cafés, restaurants and shops on both sides of the river. The hilltop Avala Monument offers views over the city. Josip Broz Tito's mausoleum, called Kuća Cveća (The House of Flowers), and the nearby Topčider and Košutnjak parks are also popular, especially among visitors from the former Yugoslavia.

Ada Ciganlija is a former island on the Sava river, and Belgrade's biggest sports and recreational complex. Today it is connected with the right bank of the Sava via two causeways, creating an artificial lake. It is the most popular destination for Belgraders during the city's hot summers. There are 7 kilometres of long beaches and sports facilities for various sports.

Rousse
Rousse is the fifth-largest city in Bulgaria. Ruse is situated in the northeastern part of the country, on the right bank of the Danube, opposite the Romanian city of Giurgiu, 300 km (186 mi) from the capital Sofia and 200 km (124 mi) from the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.

Ruse is one of the 100 Tourist Sites of Bulgaria. The city is famous for its preserved buildings from the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century. There are more than 260 monuments. Most of the sights of the city are located at the center of Ruse (museums, architectural landmarks, the theater, the opera, hotels, restaurants, cafes and souvenir shops). Among all the sights the following ones are worth a visit: the Monument of Liberty, Aleksandrovska street and the old city centre of Ruse.

Novi Sad
Novi Sad is the second largest city in Serbia, capital of the northern Serbian province of Vojvodina, and the administrative centre of the South Bačka District. It is located in the southern part of Pannonian Plain, on the border of the Bačka and Srem regions, on the banks of the Danube river and Danube-Tisa-Danube Canal, facing the northern slopes of Fruška Gora mountain.

The most recognized structure in Novi Sad is Petrovaradin Fortress, which dominates the city and with scenic views of the city. Besides the fortress, there is also historic neighborhood of Stari Grad, with many monuments, museums, cafes, restaurants and shops. There is also a National Park of Fruška Gora nearby, approx. 20 km from city centre.

Melk
Melk is a city of Austria, in the federal state of Lower Austria, next to the Wachau valley along the Danube. It is best known as the site of a massive baroque Benedictine monastery named Melk Abbey.

The Abbey is built on a bluff overlooking the Danube River to the northwest and the town center to the south. Most of the design of the present abbey (a reconstruction started in 1702) was by the architect Jakob Prandtauer. The Kaisergang (Imperial Corridor and Abbey Museum), 650 ft long, is decorated with portraits of Austrian rulers. The Marmorsaal (Marble Hall), contains pilasters coated in red marble; a richly painted allegorical picture on the ceiling is the work of Paul Troger. The Library, rising two floors, again with a Troger ceiling, contains some 80,000 volumes.

Cruise Itinerary
Date Activity Arrive Depart
12/09/21 Passau, Germany 06:00 PM
13/09/21 Vienna, Austria 02:00 PM 06:30 PM
14/09/21 Esztergom, Hungary 07:30 AM 08:30 AM
14/09/21 Budapest, Hungary 12:30 PM 01:00 PM
15/09/21 Belgrade, Serbia 01:30 PM 07:00 PM
16/09/21 Vidin, Bulgaria 03:00 PM 06:00 PM
17/09/21 Oltenita (for Bucharest), Romania 01:30 PM 02:30 PM
17/09/21 Fetesti, Romania 08:30 PM 10:00 PM
18/09/21 St George, Danube Delta 02:00 PM 10:00 PM
19/09/21 Harsova, Romania 01:00 PM 02:00 PM
19/09/21 Fetesti, Romania 07:00 PM 07:30 PM
20/09/21 Rousse, Bulgaria 08:00 AM 08:30 AM
20/09/21 Svishtov, Bulgaria 12:30 PM 01:00 PM
21/09/21 Iron Gate, Romania, Serbia
22/09/21 Novi Sad, Serbia 10:00 AM 02:00 PM
22/09/21 Vukovar, Croatia 07:00 AM 10:00 PM
23/09/21 Mohacs, Hungary 08:00 AM 02:00 PM
23/09/21 Kalocsa, Hungary 07:00 PM 08:00 PM
24/09/21 Budapest, Hungary 04:00 AM 09:30 PM
25/09/21 Bratislava, Slovakia 03:00 PM 07:00 PM
26/09/21 Durnstein, Austria 09:00 AM 09:30 AM
26/09/21 Melk , Austria 01:00 PM 02:00 PM
27/09/21 Passau, Germany 08:30 AM
Itinerary may vary by sailing date and itineraries may be changed at the cruise lines discretion. Please check itinerary details at time of booking and before booking other travel services such as airline tickets.

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