Begin your exciting vacation in Bucharest, Romania, known for its wide, tree-lined boulevards and historical treasures. Here, you’ll see the Arc de Triomphe—built in honor of WWI soldiers—and the historical Royal Palace Square. Continue with an excursion to Transylvania, where you’ll enjoy guided sightseeing of Brasov and visit the Bran Castle of Dracula fame, believed to be the home of Romanian vampires. Then, visit Peles Castle in Sinaia, considered one of the most beautiful in Europe. Your river cruise will take you through the serene view of the Danube Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There’s guided sightseeing in Constanta and Bulgaria’s ancient capital of Veliko Tarnovo. Visit the Ethnographical Museum and Church of the Nativity in Arbanassi, and take pictures of Belogradchik’s rock formations and the spectacular scenery of the Iron Gates. Visit Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, and one of the oldest cities in Europe. Continue your cultural journey on an excursion to Pécs, Hungary, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are countless memorable moments on this fascinating river cruise through Eastern Europe, and it doesn’t end until you’ve experienced the unique energy of Budapest. A local expert introduces you to the must-see sights, such as Heroes’ Square.