Radio hosts offer European adventure

A SELECT group of Australian travellers can embark on a one-off tour travelling from Vienna to the Black Sea with 4BC radio hosts Moyd Kay and Loretta Ryan.

Globus and Harvey World Travel Caloundra have teamed up to offer this incredible 22-day European adventure, which offers a rare opportunity to travel in style through some of the best kept secrets of Eastern Europe. 

It combines a premium Globus tour through the ancient cities of the Balkans with an unforgettable Avalon Waterways river cruise along the Danube from Hungary to Romania.

The tour includes flights with Singapore Airlines, all accommodation, transport, a seven-night cruise and most meals and activities.  It departs from Brisbane on September 9, 2012, and costs from $9978 per person twin share.

Over three extraordinary weeks, 4BC afternoon presenters Moyd and Loretta will join a select group of Australian travellers as they set out from the elegant Austrian capital Vienna to the farthest reaches of the Danube near Bucharest.

Highlights of the overland tour include Croatia's spectacular Dalmatian coast between Split and Dubrovnik, the picturesque streets and baroque buildings of the Slovenian capital Ljubljana, and the grand boulevards and gothic landmarks of the Hungarian capital Budapest.

From Budapest, the group boards the luxury cruise ship Avalon Imagery for an exotic journey along the Danube towards the Black Sea.

Exploring reaches of the river rarely seen on other river cruises, the Imagery will sail through the heart of the former Austro-Hungarian empire and into Bulgaria and Romania.

The cruise sails past landmarks like the grand Petrovaradin Fortress at Novi Sad and through the dramatic Iron Gates Gorge, where towering cliffs separate Serbia and Romania and provide some of the Danube's most magnificent scenery. 

Day excursions visit historic towns like Veliko Tarnovo, Arbanassi, and the resort city of Varna on the Black Sea, before the journey concludes in the Romanian capital of Bucharest.

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