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Family group holiday

We had a great drive and managed to take in a lot of beautiful scenery. Bulgaria is definitely a place I would recommend visiting. The people are friendly and welcoming

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Victoria S
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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great drive and managed to take in a lot of beautiful scenery. Bulgaria is definitely a place I would recommend visiting. The people are friendly and welcoming

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a walk long the side of the river, although it feels more like a quayside. There was an exhibition of sand sculptures there when I visited, which is worth seeing.

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Thank Ken N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice walk along the Danube River. When we were there they had done sand sculptures for the Olympics. There are places to sit and eat, also a playground for kids.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

If you enter Bulgaria by car you will probably end up passing through the river and therefore cross a country border. You can also go to a boat tour down the Danube.

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We crossed the railway line and went down the steep steps and walked a mile along the Danube. There was a hotel tied up. Lots of barges. There are lots of pontoons, cranes, industry and country park all rolled into one. Stopped for a cold drink and ice cream.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Walking along the river is a relaxing, easy stroll - a good way to take in fresh air and enjoy the quiet.

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Toronto, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

The walkway was reasonable although further upstream towards the port it got tricky and seemed to be purely for commercial maritime traffic. Barges and the odd cruise boat moving along the river are interesting to watch.

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Not the romantic Danube of "Blue Danube" fame but a commercial river with ports on both the Bulgarian & Romanian sides Lots of moored barges But still the Danube

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Went to Ruse after 25 years and it is changed. I loved it then and I like it more now. It s a beautiful city on the shores of the Danube. The river is muddy here and very wide but still impressive when looking at it flowing towards the Black Sea. It is a nice place to spend some nice... More 

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Lismore, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

If you are travelling from Vienna to Bucharest with the expectation that the scenery during your trip will be similar as from Amsterdam to Vienna, you may be somewhat disappointed. The Danube cruise to Bucharest is mainly through very flat countryside. You will have an opportunity to see riverside farms & houses & the gentle tree lined Danube, but not... More 

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