Giurgiu, Romania

Giurgiu is the capital city of Giurgiu County, Romania, in the Greater Wallachia. It is situated amid mud-flats and marshes on the left bank of the Danube facing the Bulgarian city of Rousse on the opposite bank. Three small islands face the city, and a larger one shelters its port, Smarda. It's a major crossing point between Romania and Bulgaria.

Things to See & Do

* Giurgiu fortress
* Turnul Ceasornicului (clock tower(
* The Bridge of Friendship
* The Historical Museum
* The street “Str. Garii” filled with markets

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Romanian leu (RON)
Language – Romanian
Population – 70,000 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus two hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 40

Port Location – The port at Giurgiu is located approximately 2km from the city centre of Giurgiu.

Travel Links - There are frequent buses from Bucharest (at least one per hour), trip takes about slightly over one hour. There are also a few buses per day to/from Rousse, the Bulgarian city across the river (coming and heading to Bucharest), but note they practically pass on the outskirts of Giurgiu.

There are several direct trains daily to/from Bucharest (international trains linking the Romanian capital with Sofia, Istanbul, Thessaloniki); they're rather slow ( at least 2 1/2 hours to get to Bucharest).

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Amaverde, Gems Of Southeast Europe Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

Departure: 28 Mar 2021 From: Cruise line: AMA Waterways Cruise Ship: AmaVerde.

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Amaverde, Grand Danube2021 Ex Giurgiu To Vilshofen

Departure: 28 Mar 2021 From: Cruise line: AMA Waterways Cruise Ship: AmaVerde.

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Scenic Opal, Black Sea Explorer Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

Departure: 19 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Scenic Tours Cruise Ship: Scenic Opal.

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Scenic Ruby, Black Sea Explorer Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

Departure: 21 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Scenic Tours Cruise Ship: Scenic Ruby.

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Amaverde, Gems Of Southeast Europe Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

Departure: 25 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: AMA Waterways Cruise Ship: AmaVerde.

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Amaverde, Grand Danube2021 Ex Giurgiu To Vilshofen

Departure: 25 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: AMA Waterways Cruise Ship: AmaVerde.

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Amamagna, Grand Danube2021 Ex Giurgiu To Vilshofen

Departure: 28 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: AMA Waterways Cruise Ship: AmaMagna.

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Amaverde, Gems Of Southeast Europe Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

Departure: 23 May 2021 From: Cruise line: AMA Waterways Cruise Ship: AmaVerde.

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Amaverde, Grand Danube2021 Ex Giurgiu To Vilshofen

Departure: 23 May 2021 From: Cruise line: AMA Waterways Cruise Ship: AmaVerde.

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Departure: 26 May 2021 From: Cruise line: AMA Waterways Cruise Ship: AmaMagna.

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Amamagna, Grand Danube2021 Ex Giurgiu To Vilshofen

Departure: 26 May 2021 From: Cruise line: AMA Waterways Cruise Ship: AmaMagna.

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Scenic Pearl, Black Sea Explorer Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

Departure: 02 Jun 2021 From: Cruise line: Scenic Tours Cruise Ship: Scenic Pearl.

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A-rosa Flora, Danube Delta Ex Giurgiu To Engelhartszell

Departure: 05 Jun 2021 From: Cruise line: A-Rosa Cruises Cruise Ship: A-Rosa Flora.

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Amabella, Gems Of Southeast Europe Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

Departure: 06 Jun 2021 From: Cruise line: AMA Waterways Cruise Ship: AmaBella.

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Amabella, Grand Danube2021 Ex Giurgiu To Vilshofen

Departure: 06 Jun 2021 From: Cruise line: AMA Waterways Cruise Ship: AmaBella.

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Departure: 20 Jun 2021 From: Cruise line: AMA Waterways Cruise Ship: AmaVerde.

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Amastella, Balkan Jewels Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

Departure: 28 Jun 2021 From: Cruise line: APT Cruise Ship: AmaStella.

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Amastella, Grand Voyage Of Europe Ex Giurgiu To Amsterdam

Departure: 28 Jun 2021 From: Cruise line: APT Cruise Ship: AmaStella.

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Amabella, Gems Of Southeast Europe Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

Departure: 04 Jul 2021 From: Cruise line: AMA Waterways Cruise Ship: AmaBella.

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Amabella, Grand Danube2021 Ex Giurgiu To Vilshofen

Departure: 04 Jul 2021 From: Cruise line: AMA Waterways Cruise Ship: AmaBella.

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Amamagna, Grand Danube2021 Ex Giurgiu To Vilshofen

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Departure: 18 Jul 2021 From: Cruise line: AMA Waterways Cruise Ship: AmaVerde.

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Amaverde, Grand Danube2021 Ex Giurgiu To Vilshofen

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A-rosa Flora, Danube Delta Ex Giurgiu To Engelhartszell

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Amabella, Grand Danube2021 Ex Giurgiu To Vilshofen

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Amaverde, Gems Of Southeast Europe Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

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Amaverde, Grand Danube2021 Ex Giurgiu To Vilshofen

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Amabella, Grand Danube2021 Ex Giurgiu To Vilshofen

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Scenic Opal, Black Sea Explorer Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

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Amavenita, Grand Voyage Of Europe Ex Giurgiu To Amsterdam

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Amaverde, Gems Of Southeast Europe Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

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Amaverde, Grand Danube2021 Ex Giurgiu To Vilshofen

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Scenic Opal, Black Sea Explorer Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

Departure: 18 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Scenic Tours Cruise Ship: Scenic Opal.

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Amabella, Gems Of Southeast Europe Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

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Amabella, Grand Danube2021 Ex Giurgiu To Vilshofen

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Amareina, Balkan Jewels Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

Departure: 03 Nov 2021 From: Cruise line: APT Cruise Ship: AmaReina.

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Amaverde, Grand Danube2021 Ex Giurgiu To Vilshofen

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Departure: 21 Nov 2021 From: Cruise line: AMA Waterways Cruise Ship: AmaBella.

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Amabella, Grand Danube2021 Ex Giurgiu To Vilshofen

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Scenic Ruby, Black Sea Explorer 2022 Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

Departure: 20 Apr 2022 From: Cruise line: Scenic Tours Cruise Ship: Scenic Ruby.

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Scenic Jasper, Black Sea Explorer 2022 Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

Departure: 23 May 2022 From: Cruise line: Scenic Tours Cruise Ship: Scenic Jasper.

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Scenic Jewel, Black Sea Explorer 2022 Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

Departure: 22 Jun 2022 From: Cruise line: Scenic Tours Cruise Ship: Scenic Jewel.

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Scenic Opal, Black Sea Explorer 2022 Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

Departure: 26 Sep 2022 From: Cruise line: Scenic Tours Cruise Ship: Scenic Opal.

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Scenic Pearl, Black Sea Explorer 2022 Ex Giurgiu To Budapest

Departure: 12 Oct 2022 From: Cruise line: Scenic Tours Cruise Ship: Scenic Pearl.

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