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Black Sea Explorer with Transylvania
19 Apr - 26 Apr
7 Nights
8 Ports
Scenic River Cruises

Black Sea Explorer with Transylvania

19 April - 26 April 2021
From £3,910 pp

Duration

7 Nights

Journey Type

Sailing from Romania

Ports

8 Ports

19 April

Setting sail from Giurgiu

The river port of Giurgiu is situated just across the Danube from the Bulgarian city of Ruse, and the two cities are linked by a cross-border Friendship Bridge. You're unlikely to spend much time in Giurgiu itself, but the port is the start and end point for river cruises on the lower Danube, and is linked by road and rail to Romania's capital, Bucharest.

20 April

Bulgaria: Silistra

21 April

Bulgaria: Ruse

22 April

Romania: Iron Gates

23 April

Serbia: Belgrade

24 April

Croatia: Osijek

25 April

Hungary: Kalocsa

Paprika drying in Kalocsa, Hungary

26 April

Arriving in Budapest

Budapest is one of Eastern Europe's most appealing cities, a vibrant and welcoming capital that straddles the Danube. The history of Budapest has been somewhat turbulent - ransacked by the Mongols in 1241, occupied by the Ottoman Turks for over a century, and almost flattened by the Soviets in 1945 - but plenty of older buildings survive, including the imposing Parliament and iconic St Stephen's Basilica. Although a pedant might point out that Budapest has only really existed since 1873; up until then the city's two distinct halves, Buda and Pest, were separate towns.

Our tip

Hungarian cuisine is vastly underrated; don’t visit Budapest without trying goulash, the paprika-infused national dish.

The Ship

Your home from home

Scenic Jasper in the Wachau Valley
Scenic Jasper - Panorama Suite
Scenic Jasper - Sun deck and vitality pool

The newest members of Scenic's European fleet, the 163-guest Jasper, Opal and Amber deliver a stylish and innovative river cruise experience.

What we love

On board the latest generation of Space-Ships you can expect the spacious accommodation and refined service that Scenic are renowned for, as well as a beautiful sundeck with an inviting pool.

Capacity 163 Guests
Crew 59 European Staff
Style

Relaxed and informal during the day, giving way to an elegant evening atmosphere.

Inclusions
  • All meals in all venues
  • All alcholic drinks
  • Sightseeing and excursions
  • Butler service
  • WiFi on board
  • Electronic bicycles
  • All gratuities
More about Scenic Opal

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Hotel Palazzo Zichy, Budapest

Our favourite hotel in Budapest

We like the Hotel Palazzo Zichy on the Pest side of the river, which used to be the residence of Count Nándor Zichy.

Tokaji aszú wine, Hungary

A taste of Hungary

If you’re a wine lover, you really should visit the world’s oldest classified wine region, known for its sweet Tokaji aszú dessert wine.

River Cruising Uncovered

Thinking about a river cruise but don't know where to start? Our informative guide is packed full of everything you need to know, including which cruise lines we recommend, what to expect on each river and how to make the most of your trip...

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Black Sea Explorer with Transylvania

19 April - 26 April 2021
From £3,910 pp

Duration

7 Nights

Journey Type

Sailing from Romania

Ports

8 Ports

Ship

Scenic Opal of Scenic River Cruises

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Why Mundy?

Who we are

Founded in 1970, we have sold more luxury cruises for more years than anyone else in the UK.
Edwina Lonsdale
Sharon Trigg
Hayley Meades
Cathy Ellis - Cruise Consultant, Mundy Cruising
Helen Fensom
Matthew Lonsdale

Mundy Cruising was the very first cruise specialist in the UK. We have been making the best cruise holidays even better since 1970.

How? Simply by offering our clients more expertise, more personal service, more unique ideas, more fascinating add-ons, more fabulous freebies and more peace of mind.

We're happy to do all of that over the phone. But if you prefer to chat face to face, why not visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street - we'd be delighted to see you.

Mundy Office Wells Steet, W1T 3PP