Balkan Discovery from Bucharest to Budapest with Extended Stay in Bucharest
2013 / 2014
12 days from Bucharest to Budapest
See the best of Eastern Europe on this exciting Balkan adventure. Your vacation begins with three overnights in vibrant Bucharest, including an excursion to Transylvania to visit Dracula’s Bran Castle and the beautiful Sinaia Monastery in the breathtaking Carpathian Mountains. Enjoy guided sightseeing in each city, including inside visits of the National Art Museum in Bucharest, Patriarch’s Church in Veliko Târnovo, Arbanassi’s Ethnographical Museum and Church of the Nativity, the eclectic rock formations of Belogradchik, and Kalemegdan Fortress in Belgrade. Other highlights: visit the medieval fortress of Vidin, pass through the dramatic Iron Gates gorge, and enjoy an organ concert in Kalocsa. Your journey ends with two overnights in Hungary’s lively capital of Budapest, where you can shop for paprika at the Central Market Hall, explore the extensive hilltop castle grounds, visit the many churches and museums, and delight in the vibrant atmosphere.