Nikopol is a Danube River cruise port and town in Pleven Province (north-central Bulgaria), with population around 4,000. The town was partially flooded by Danube during the floods of 2006, and is currently working on new infrastructure to manage river's fluctuations.
- The car ferry service (introduced in 2010) links Nikopol with Turnu Magurele (Romania), urging local tourism developments, including new hotels and restaurants.
- Nikopol as cruise port serves river ships on Danube going all the way to Black Sea (via Danube Delta). From Nikopol, cruise tourists are transported via buses to the nearby Pleven City offered as shore excursion option.
- Part of Bulgaria's 5th-largest nature park (Persina Natural Park) includes the town. This is country's only natural park on Danube and features marshlands, over 200 bird species, nearly 480 plant species, around 1100 animal species. Persina Natural Park is designated Ramsar Site (wetland of international importance).
- Tourist attractions in the town include medieval fortress ruins, St Peter and Paul Church (13th century), St Stephen Church, Vasil Levski (house museum), Elia water fountain (with Ancient Roman gravestone with an epitaph).
Highlights: Ruined fortress,
Port Nikopol cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Nikopol, Bulgaria. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|26 August, 2018|
|MS Regina Rheni II|
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