North Sea - Black Sea Cruise from Amsterdam to Istanbul
2013 / 2014
27 days from Amsterdam to Istanbul
The North Sea, the Black Sea, and the rivers in between are the focus of this memorable cruise along the magnificent Rhine, Main, and Danube Rivers. Relax and enjoy as you cruise past quaint villages, taking in the scenery and learning about the history. Cruise through Amsterdam’s lovely canals and the Main Danube Canal, sail through the dramatic Iron Gates gorge, and enjoy included guided sightseeing in each city—Würzburg, Bamberg, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Cologne, Bratislava, Vienna, Budapest, Vukovar, Belgrade, and Constanta. Spend time in the charming wine village of Rüdesheim, enjoy a baking demonstration in the pretty Bavarian village of Miltenberg, and explore Bucharest, Romania’s lively capital. Other highlights include Belgrade’s Kalemegdan Fortress, wine tasting in Villány, and Patriarch’s Church in Veliko Târnovo. Finally, fly to exotic Istanbul, Turkey, for three overnights, free time, and guided sightseeing that shows off the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Seraglio, and famous Grand Bazaar. A vacation of a lifetime!