Newly guaranteed departures

We are pleased to announce that the Balkan Odyssey, Balkan Explorer and Castles of Transylvania tours are now guaranteed departures for 2020.

Balkan Odyssey – From the Transylvanian cities of Sighişoara and Brasov to the remarkable cities of Sarajevo and Mostar, expect dramatic landscapes and one-of-a-kind experiences.

17 - 26 June 2020 | From $13,695 per person in Deluxe Class

Balkan Odyssey

Balkan Explorer – Soak up luscious landscapes, vibrant culture and a poignant history of the war-torn cities that still bear scars from conflict, as you journey through the breathtaking Balkan states.

23 June - 3 July 2020 | From $14,995 per person in Deluxe Class

Balkan Explorer

Castles of Transylvania – Wander through the medieval towns and discover the literary legends of Transylvania on this exclusive rail cruise from Istanbul.

1 - 7 July 2020 | From $9,495 per person in Deluxe Class

Castles of Transylvania

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