340 Danube Cruises to Pass Through Bulgaria's Ruse This Tourist Season

Business » TOURISM | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 12:44
Bulgaria: 340 Danube Cruises to Pass Through Bulgaria's Ruse This Tourist Season File photo

A total of 340 cruise trips are expected to pass through the Bulgarian city of Ruse during this year's tourist season on the Danube river which begins in April and lasts until the beginning of November.

So far, 111 vessels and more than 13 700 passengers have arrived in the city, daily Dnevnik informs.

As usual, the largest number of tourists is from the USA and Germany, their numbers being respectively 3867 and 3734.

These are followed by 1100 British tourists, 920 French visitors, 760 guests from each of Australia and Switzerland and 630 Canadians.

More than half of the tourists are above 65 years old, with only 2 % being under the age of 35.

A total of 170 ships of fifteen companies are operating on the river, their number being a hundred at the beginning of the century.

All six ships sailing under Bulgarian flag are owned by the “Danube tours” company from Ruse.

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