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Turnu Severin - Romania

Turnu Severin is situated in south-western Romania. It is an important inland port on the Danube near the point where the river leaves the Iron Gate gorge. It is a former Roman city named Drobela. The small remaining piers of the Roman bridge (built across the Danube for Emperor Trajan by Apollodorus of Damascus in the 2nd century) can be seen at low water. The Iron Gates Museum contains a model of the bridge. Other architectural ruins are the baths and palaestra, and the remains of a 13th-century church and citadel. The original settlement was mentioned by the 2nd-century Greek geographer Ptolemy of Alexandria as Drobeta and made into a fortified place by the Romans. The following 1 cruises call at Turnu Severin. Please note that these are vacation departure dates and not necessarily sailing dates. Discover more by clicking the cruise name or ship or click the Enquire button if you want to check availability and pricing.