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Accommodations

Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan

Located in the heart of the city, this luxurious hotel is close to many historic landmarks. Its elegant guest rooms offer the finest in amenities, while the restaurant provides the opportunity to indulge in delicious international cuisine. The hotel also has a salon, gift shop, fitness center, sauna and laundry service.

Classical Makedonia Palace Hotel
Situated on Thermaikos Gulf, this landmark hotel offers an array of fine dining and relaxation venues, panoramic views and elegant guest rooms. Amenities include an outdoor pool, terrace, fitness center, gold and gift shops, salon, 24-hour room service, Internet and express laundry.

MS Amadeus Elegant
The state-of-the-art MS Amadeus Elegant debuted this spring. This ship offers the utmost in service, safety and comfort to its passengers. Step into the elegant reception area and immerse yourself in an ambience reminiscent of a luxury hotel. Relax on the sun deck, connect with friends in the Internet café or browse in the boutique. If you wish to be more active, practice your golf game on the putting green, stroll along the walking track, work out in the fitness room or take a refreshing dip in the pool. From the delightful breakfast and lunch buffets to the regional specialties served at dinner, savor a wide range of delicious international cuisine in the restaurant. At the end of each day, return to the comforts of your cabin. Appointed in bright, contemporary décor, each features a river view from an outward-facing window, satellite television and bathroom with shower.


Grand Danube Passage
 

Grand Danube Passage Cruise                     book online
September 18 - October 5, 2011    

Described by Napoleon as the “king of Europe’s rivers,” the Danube is steeped in beauty, legend and lore. Begin your discovery of its bustling metropolises, picturesque towns and breathtaking countryside in charming Passau, Germany. Travel into Austria and the stunning beauty of the Wachau Valley. Stop in Melk to admire its magnificent Abbey before continuing to the lovely town of Dürnstein and the magical city of Vienna. Drive along the Ringstrasse, view the Houses of Parliament and explore Hofburg Palace, then cruise to Bratislava, Slovak Republic. Arrive in Hungary to admire Budapest, the impressive capital, and the delightful towns of Kalocsa and Mohács. Marvel at Belgrade, one of the oldest capitals in Eastern Europe. Enjoy the highlights in Vidin, Bulgaria before journeying to Sofia, known for its striking architecture. Conclude with three nights in Thessaloniki, the capital of Greece’s Macedonian region.

 

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Enjoy eight nights aboard the exclusively chartered MS Amadeus Elegant.


Luxurious hotel accommodations, renowned for every modern convenience and amenity, in Thessaloniki, the capital of the Greek region of Macedonia, and Sofia, Bulgaria’s beautiful capital.

Discover enthralling scenery in eight countries and 11 cities and towns.

Experience Eastern European culture and cuisine. See marvelous old-world capitals, medieval castles, beautiful churches, monumental cathedrals, pretty little villages and incomparable Danube River landscapes.

Cruise through one of the most historic and picturesque stretches of the storied Danube the breathtaking Wachau Valley, the twisting Danube Bend and the amazing Iron Gate Gorge.

Two lectures offer insight into local history and culture.

Cost  Special Tulane pricing is from approximately $4070 per person, plus airfare, and V.A.T., based on double occupancy. An Air Program will be offered.

Booking  For booking information please contact Alumni Holidays International at 800-323-7373, or  Tulane Alumni Travel at 877-488-5263.

Specific trip details (itinerary, meals, sightseeing & accommodations) will be published in the brochure.

Brochure Request

Alumni Relations, Tulane University, 6319 Willow Street, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5901 alumni@tulane.edu