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Wine Tour of Eastern Europe & the Danube by Land and River Cruise

  • July 4-19, 2019

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The Danube and Eastern Europe

Book early and save $150/pp. No discount code needed - price is already reflected above. Limited time offer.

Book early and save $150/pp. No discount code needed – price is already reflected above. Early booking offer expires Dec 26, 2019.

Explore the Wines of the Danube and Eastern Europe by land and 9-day River Cruise spanning 5 countries

Most great wine regions of the world are near a body of water, either a lake, an ocean or a river. This has a mitigating factor on vineyards but also adds a dramatic setting which makes wine touring exhilarating.

Most of these bodies of water lend their names to the wine region: the Mosel, the Douro, Finger Lakes. But there is only one that actually passes through not only several wine regions but also several countries.

The Danube makes its way through 10 countries from Germany, Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria and Moldova.

On this tour we’ll pass through spectacular vistas of Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania, experiencing not only the beautiful scenery of each country but also some surprisingly good wines along the way. This exciting exploratory tour includes 3 nights Budapest, 2 nights in Brasov, 2 nights Bucharest by land and 8 nights Cruise on the premium MS Vivaldi in upper deck cabins traveling through Budapest, Osijek, Novi Sad, Belgrade, the Iron Gates canal, Ruse, Giurgiu, Oltenita, Bucharest, Constanta, Sulina, Tulcea. In addition to our customized land portion, and to ensure the best wine visits for our participants, we coordinate and arrange our own excursions to area wineries.

Space on this tour is limited (max 12 people) so be sure take advantage of our Early Bird incentive and reserve your spot before space and time run out.

How to book and reserve your spot:  Click “Book Tour” above to book your tour today. You will have the option of paying in full, in part or making a deposit. Alternately, for more information, call us at 800-256-0141 or simply click here

Where you’ll be staying/ports of call on this tour

Tour Highlights:

  • Private small group tour of 4-10 people
  • Explore the Danube and 5 countries of Eastern Europe
  • 3 nights Budapest
  • 2 nights in Brasov
  • 2 nights Bucharest
  • 8 night river cruise on the MS Vivaldi in upper deck cabins
  • Deluxe motor coach
  • VIP winery visits and tastings
  • Sightseeing and other activities intermixed
  • Breakfast daily and lunch or dinner on land portion
  • All meals and complimentary wine, spirits, beverages, WiFi during the cruise*
Provence Rhone River Boat Cruise

CruiseCrititicAward-2014BestRiverCruiseLineThe best of both worlds:  Our tour includes 7 nights by land and a 8 night Danube river cruise aboard the premium CroisiEurope MS Vivaldi. CroisiEurope was awarded an Editors Choice Award for Best River Cruise Line by Cruise Critic 2014 and also Best Itineraries in 2017. For more, click on the “Photos” or “More Info” tabs.

What customers are saying: 

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The Bordeaux tours this past May were the best ever: best wine, best food, best company and best visits. Thank you for this experience.

Margie & Neill Bassford Over 15 tours with Wine Lovers Tours Virginia March 26, 2012

Questions? Want more info?

You can click “Book Tour” above to reserve your tour today or the tabs above for photos, itinerary and more. For questions or to learn more simply call us at 800-256-0141 or click here.

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Single Supplement

$1,685