Discover another side of Europe on Gateway to Eastern Europe, our popular European river cruise that offers you a leisurely trip on the Danube River with stops at the region’s most beautiful ancient towns and baroque cities. Among the surprises awaiting you are multicultural Pecs, Hungary, and the lively artists’ enclave of Veliko Turnôvo, Bulgaria. Your Danube River cruise also transports you through the great gorge known as the Iron Gates of the Danube, en route to Bucharest, the capital of Romania. River cruise aficionados also enjoy our generous included sightseeing — with more included tours and venues than any other company! Plus, Cultural Connections provide numerous opportunities to explore local traditions and meet local people, such as a home-hosted lunch in Croatia and lunch with Bulgarian university students.
From the first glimpse of the entrancing coastline to your fond farewells, you’re going to relish every moment of your Danube river cruise. Soak in the sights of imposing fortresses, sprawling palaces, and storybook villages. Breathe in the aromas of paprika and freshly baked goods‚ and unwind in the welcoming spaces aboard your Deluxe Vantage European river cruise ship. Come join us on this unparalleled European river cruise experience!