Welcome to Vienna
Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening's welcome reception.
Tour the city of Vienna
, or be guided through majestic Schönbrunn Palace. Alternatively, visit the world-renowned Spanish Riding School and either tour the stables or see the Lipizzaner Stallions perfecting their skills during their morning exercise program.
Freechoice: Explore beautiful Bratislava with a knowledgeable local guide and discover all that this majestic city has to offer. Alternatively, discover Bratislava's communist-era history during a guided tour. Or journey to the nearby Devin Castle where you'll have an opportunity to tour the castle's ruins and sample some of the local speciality, the Devin's currant wine.
Freechoice: Join a guided tour through a city often considered the most beautiful in Europe. Alternatively, choose to relax at the Thermal Baths and Spa, or brave the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock. Enrich: Immerse yourself in Budapest's Imperial past by attending an exclusive private classical music concert at the majestic Gödöllõ Royal Palace. One of the favourite residences of Queen Elisabeth of Hungary.
Today you'll get to witness a traditional Hungarian horse show.
Freechoice: Discover the Zsolnay ceramic factory, one of the most unique porcelain factories in the world, where you'll visit the main exhibition areas and enjoy a ceramic making presentation. Alternatively, explore the village of Villány and learn about everyday life in Hungary, while sampling some of the fine local wines.
Freechoice: Explore Osijek on a guided city tour, or try your hand at fishing in a local village stream. Or, if you're the more active type, you could opt to take a blissful guided bike ride through Osijek's countryside. Enrich: As a special Scenic guest, you'll be invited into the home of a local family for a traditional home-cooked dinner and the chance to discover what everyday life is really like in Croatia. With great food and wonderful company, this will be both a magnificent meal, and a rare opportunity to meet people who understand the local way of life intimately.
Today you'll discover one of the oldest capital cities in Europe – Belgrade, a city that has always had a huge impact on the entire region. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy in your own time before tonight's magnificent Serbian folklore performance on board your Scenic Space-Ship.
Freechoice: Enjoy a guided bicycle ride along the Danube, or taste your way around the local market on our Shop with a Chef tour. Or for some true insight into local life, you can join a walking tour of the city with a local. Alternatively, journey to Sremski Karlovci, where you can wander the town with our experts and marvel at the many beautiful Baroque elements. Sundowners: Raise a toast to the end of a wonderful day, it's a moment to savour, and a chance to reflect on all you've seen and experienced.
Relax on board and admire the scenery as you cruise the spectacular Iron Gates, a narrow gorge that the Danube has carved out between the Carpathian and Balkan Mountains.
Svistov - Russe:f
Freechoice: Discover the Byzantine gem of Veliko Tarnovo and the World Heritage-listed village of Arbanassi. Alternatively stay on board and enjoy the cruise towards the Bulgarian town of Russe, where you'll be treated to a guided sightseeing tour.
Freechoice: Discover the Silistra Fort during an active walking tour, or journey to the nearby local village, where you'll visit the primary school and discover a few wonderful insights into daily life in Bulgaria.
Embark on a small boat exploration of Tulcea and the surrounding Danube canals, home to Europe's largest white pelican colony (weather permitting).
Saint George - Danube Delta
The World Heritage-listed Danube Delta is the best preserved of Europe's deltas and hosts over 300 species of birds. Be sure to have your camera ready as you sail through the passage of Saint George and the magnificent Danube Delta, to reach the Black Sea coast. Admire spectacular scenery during your small boats cruise to Mile 0, where the mighty Danube River meets the Black Sea.
Braila - Bucharest
This morning disembark your Scenic Space-Ship and travel to Bucharest, where you'll enjoy an overnight stay.
After breakfast, prepare to head home. It may be the end of your cruise, but there'll still be many wonderful memories to look forward to.