Oltenita is a Danube River cruise port in Romania. The city is located on the Arges River's left bank, across the Bulgarian town Tutrakan. A Neolithic settlement from the 4th millennium BC was revealed during excavations near Oltenita city (on the Gumelnita hill). Currently, Oltenita has a population of around 24,820 inhabitants (2011 census).
The first mention of a town named Oltenita was in 1515. Here the Ottomans attempted to cross Danube during the Crimean War (1853–1856) inflicting heavy losses on the Russians. During the Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878), Oltenita was an important point for Romanian troops crossing into Bulgaria to aid the Russian Army forces during the siege of Pleven. During WWI, the Oltenita's area was chosen by the allied Bulgarian-German troops for the invasion of Romania. The Romanian Army was defeated in the Battle of Turtucaia (September 2-6, 1916).
The Oltenita cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Oltenita, Romania.
If you lose the Oltenita location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Oltenita 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 Oltenita, Romania. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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16 April, 2018