Cruise on the Danube, stopover in Bucharest, Iron Gates, recommended to UK tourists
The Telegraph Travel recommends British tourists to embark on a ten-day cruise on Danube this year. The package also includes a four-day stay in Romania. The famous UK newspaper mentions that ‘three of Britain’s finest reporters – John Simpson, Martin Bell and Nick Thorpe – who will lead tourists on a unique river journey through central and eastern Europe and discuss the events that shaped the region’s history.’
The Telegraph also says that visitors will be able to see the capital of Romania in the company of John Simpson ‘who covered the overthrow of Ceausescu for the BBC in 1989.’
The ship passes through the towering gorge that separates the Alps and the Carpathian Mountains-The Iron Gates, the Bulgarian towns of Silistra and Svishtov,while tourists will be also able to make a stop at Snagov Monastery, the supposed burial site of Vlad the Impaler, and the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Count Dracula.
The journey also includes a two-day stay in Bucharest, Romania’s capital city.
Read what’s included in the cruise at http://travelshop.telegraph.co.uk/collection/the-danube-in-depth-with-john-simpson-8d3d739dc5ef4f5f05b9331eb7d8eda2/overview.