Eastern Europe Escape 2023

Eastern Europe Escape 2023



From imperial rule, communist regimes, and everything in between, this cruise is an enticing look at the past set against a backdrop of vibrant Vienna, elegant and easy-going Novi Sad, Budapest’s dramatic architecture, and the perfectly picturesque landscapes along the way. You’ll sip some of Europe’s best white wine in Mohács, wander through Buda and Pest, and dive into the breathtaking natural scenes of Belgrade with a bike ride to “Belgrade’s Sea” or a kayaking trip to Great War Island.

Who will enjoy this cruise?

Modern and active, U cruises are designed for those with a passion for exploring, a taste for authentic adventures and a penchant for having fun. Though not as fully inclusive as Uniworld cruises, U cruises come with all you need to enjoy your travels, as well as plenty of options for add-ons should you want them. If you’re looking for a unique and immersive travel experience, enjoy socializing with fellow travelers, would rather walk and bike on excursions than take a coach bus and prefer a casual atmosphere, you’ll love U.



Food & Drinks

  • Our chefs bring a taste of your destinations onboard for a creative dining experience, using only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients.
  • Three included meals served in Dine restaurant every day, based on the daily schedule.
  • Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options
  • Local wine and beer with meals
  • Unlimited coffee, tea and water


  • Daily U excursions are included and a great way to get an authentic feel for the city. These are often biking or walking tours that focus on history and culture.
  • U+ Excursions are extra-special experiences, designed by our destination experts, that can be booked for an additional price.
  • For some DIY exploration, just ask our dedicated U Hosts for recommendations on what to check out in town. Night life? Restaurants? Must-see views? We’ve got you covered.


  • 7-nights onboard a modern, all-black river cruise ship, The B
  • Every room comes complete with super comfy Savoir mattresses, Bluetooth speakers, a TV, USB charging ports, unlimited W-Fi and an awesome view.
  • A comfortable, stylish U Lounge is the main hub of the ship and has its own bar, fun board games and a foosball table for free time onboard.
  • A rooftop lounge for casual dining, dancing to music from local DJs, open-air hangouts and just lounging as we float down the river.
  • A glass-enclosed, rooftop Ice Bar serves up signature cocktails and craft beers.
  • The Gym is fully stocked with treadmills, TRX bands, yoga mats, free weights and more.
  • Free Wi-Fi

Onboard Activities

  • Join our onboard wellness coach for daily morning yoga and other fitness classes like plyometrics or circuit training.
  • Dance the night away with themed parties, from a 70s, 80s, 90s night to karaoke.
  • Learn to make our signature cocktails in a Mixology Class with our master bartender.
  • Let the creativity flow with Paint & Wine on the top deck.
  • and more…

Day To Day

DAY 1: Vienna

Embark. Your adventure begins today.

DAY 2: Vienna

Included Excursion:
Stephansplatz Metro
Explore Vienna on your own. We’ll guide you on the metro to Stephansplatz, the heart of the city. You can shop, stop in a café or pub, or explore the sights. We’ll be happy to give you recommendations.

DAY 3: Bratislava

Included Excursion:
Bohemian Dreamin'
As artistic as they come, Bratislava’s Old Town is a showstopper. Get ready for colorful buildings, quaint squares and remarkable architecture at every turn.

DAY 4: Bratislava

Included Excursion:
Budapest’s Best
We’re certain this tour alone will make you fall in love. We’ll take you to one of Budapest’s famous ruin bars, a concept unique to this city. Of course, no tour would be complete without passing by the legendary Parliament building and a stop at a delicious food hall. You’re in for a treat.

DAY 5: Mohács

Included Excursion:
Bike to Mohács
A short bike ride will take us to a family-owned watermill that can be powered by the river or body muscle. It’s time to find out if you have the strength to power a windmill. Afterwards, take a swim in the river.

DAY 6: Novi Sad

Included Excursion:
Intro to Novi Sad
As the second largest city in Serbia, there’s plenty to see here. We’ll take you on a walk around town where you can see some of the best sights, and find out where you want to explore on your own.

DAY 7: Belgrade

Included Excursion:
Belgrade's Best
One of the oldest cities on the continent, Belgrade seamlessly blends old and new with its high culture and fun-loving spirit. We’ll show you some of the city’s most important—and beautiful—buildings, while tasting traditional Serbian snacks.

DAY 8: Belgrade

Disembark and head off to your next adventure.

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