Balkan Extended

Discover the Best of the Balkans on an Extended Adventure. Immerse Yourself in Rich Heritage, Breathtaking Landscapes, and Vibrant Cultures. Join Us Now!
Price
From: 2,490€/person
Starting point
Belgrade
Finish point
Dubrovnik
Duration
13 days/ 12 nights
Difficulty
Leisurely to Moderate
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Explore historic cities like Belgrade, Sarajevo, and Dubrovnik, and soak up their fascinating stories.
Marvel at the natural wonders of Plitvice Lakes National Park and the Bay of Kotor's stunning landscapes.
Visit iconic landmarks, including Diocletian's Palace in Split and the UNESCO-protected Old Bridge in Mostar.
Experience the charm of traditional villages and ethno-villages, such as Drvengrad and OvÄŤar-Kablar Gorge.
Indulge in the rich culinary traditions of the Balkans, savoring authentic local dishes and flavors.
Enjoy comfortable accommodations and expert guides who will ensure a memorable and seamless journey.
MONTENEGRO - JUNE 04/2017. Tourists sailed on a yacht to the island of Gospa od Skrpela in the Boka Bay of Kotor.
Church of Our Lady on the Rocks
Postojna caves the longest cave system in europe can be found in slovenia jama
Postojna Caves
Cityscape view on Ljubljanica river canal in Ljubljana old town. Ljubljana is the capital of Slovenia and famous european tourist destination.
Ljubljana
Trogir, Split, Dalmatia region of Croatia
Split in Croatia
Waterfall In Krka National Park -Dalmatia, Croatia
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Zagreb main square and cathedral aerial view
Zagreb, Croatia
DAY 1: Arrival in Belgrade

Upon arrival in Belgrade, you’ll be greeted by your driver and taken to your hotel. Enjoy a short ride from the airport, taking in the sights of New Belgrade, a modern neighborhood that showcases the city’s contemporary architecture. Check in at your hotel and take some time to rest and prepare for your exciting journey through Serbia. In the evening, meet your knowledgeable guide for a trip orientation and get acquainted with the rich cultural heritage of Belgrade. Take a leisurely walk to Skadarlija, where you’ll be transported back in time by its charming cobblestone streets, traditional ‘kafanas,‘ and live music. Overnight in Belgrade, eagerly anticipating the adventures ahead.

DAY 2: Belgrade City Tour

Embark on a comprehensive tour of Belgrade, delving deeper into the city’s fascinating history and architectural wonders. Visit the Museum of Yugoslav History, a captivating memorial complex dedicated to preserving the legacy of Josip Broz Tito. Marvel at the iconic Temple of Saint Sava, a majestic symbol of Serbian Orthodoxy that dominates the city’s skyline. Continue your journey through Belgrade’s vibrant streets, exploring Slavija Square, Saint Mark’s Church, and Republic Square, where you’ll be immersed in the city’s vibrant atmosphere. Conclude the tour at Kalemegdan Park and Belgrade Fortress, where you’ll be treated to breathtaking views and a glimpse into the city’s historic past.

DAY 3: Vojvodina Discovery

Embark on a captivating exploration of Vojvodina, a province brimming with cultural treasures. Begin your day with a visit to the beautiful Krusedol Monastery, where you can immerse yourself in its serene spiritual ambiance and even purchase wine and rakija produced by the monks. Continue to the picturesque town of Sremski Karlovci, known for its Baroque architecture and wine production. Indulge in wine tasting and discover the town’s rich heritage. Next, visit Novi Sad, the European Capital of Culture, and take in its multicultural character while exploring its vibrant streets. Don’t forget to visit Petrovaradin Fortress, which offers stunning panoramic views of the city and the Danube River. Return to Belgrade, cherishing the memories of your Vojvodina adventure.

DAY 4: Zagreb and Arrival in Ljubljana

Embark on a journey to Zagreb, the dynamic capital of Croatia. Delve into the city’s history and architecture as you explore Kaptol, the medieval heart of Zagreb, and visit the Dolac market, a vibrant hub of local produce. Admire the Church of Saint Mary and immerse yourself in the city’s lively atmosphere. From Zagreb, continue your adventure to Slovenia and make a stop at the enchanting OtocĚŚec Castle, perched above the misty Krka River. Enjoy the picturesque surroundings and proceed to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and get ready to discover the charm of this vibrant city.

DAY 5: Ljubljana, Postojna Cave, Piran, and PortoroĹľ

Embark on a guided tour of Ljubljana, a city that effortlessly blends history, culture, and natural beauty. Marvel at the grandeur of the Cathedral of Saint Nicholas and the architectural elegance of Robba’s Fountain. Explore the lively open-air market and cross the iconic Triple Bridge. Afterward, venture to the magnificent Postojna Cave, a subterranean wonderland filled with mesmerizing formations. Continue your journey to Piran, a picturesque town on the Slovene coast. Climb to the top of the hill for breathtaking views of the town’s red rooftops and the azure Adriatic Sea. Conclude the day in PortoroĹľ, a coastal gem known for its idyllic beaches and rich history. Enjoy the enchanting ambiance and relax in one of the region’s exceptional hotels.

DAY 6: Pula and Rovinj

Embark on an unforgettable exploration of Istria, a region that blends ancient history with stunning natural beauty. Begin your day in Pula, where you’ll be captivated by the magnificent Roman amphitheater, a testament to the city’s rich past. Explore other historical sites, such as the Temple of Augustus and the Twin Gates. Next, journey to Rovinj, a town that exudes charm with its narrow streets and colorful buildings. Discover the Church of Saint Euphemia and wander through the old town, known for its artistic atmosphere. Don’t miss the chance to savor delicious seafood in one of the town’s renowned restaurants. Immerse yourself in the idyllic Istrian atmosphere and unwind in one of the region’s exceptional hotels.

DAY 7: Opatija and Plitvice Lakes

Discover the coastal elegance of Opatija, a town known for its opulent villas and scenic promenade. Take a leisurely stroll along the famous Lungomare promenade and marvel at the breathtaking views of the Adriatic Sea. Continue your journey to the world-renowned Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of the park’s cascading waterfalls, turquoise lakes, and lush forests. Indulge in a delightful dinner and embrace the serene surroundings, relishing the natural splendor that surrounds you.

DAY 8: Plitvice Lakes, Ĺ ibenik, and Arrival in Split

Embark on a captivating exploration of Plitvice Lakes National Park, a paradise of crystal-clear lakes and cascading waterfalls. Join a guided tour that takes you through the park’s upper and lower lakes, where you’ll be enchanted by the untouched beauty of nature. In the afternoon, visit Ĺ ibenik, a charming medieval town known for its rich history and remarkable architecture. Explore its narrow streets, visit the famous Cathedral of Saint James, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and admire the town’s cultural treasures. Continue your journey to the vibrant city of Split, check in at your hotel, and immerse yourself in its lively atmosphere.

DAY 9: Split and Trogir Exploration

Embark on a sightseeing tour of Split, a city steeped in history and home to the impressive Diocletian’s Palace. Explore the labyrinthine streets of the palace complex and discover its remarkable landmarks, such as the Cathedral of Saint Domnius and Peristyle Square. Afterward, visit Trogir, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its well-preserved medieval architecture. Wander through its charming streets, marvel at the exquisite Cathedral of Saint Lawrence, and soak up the atmosphere of this historic gem. Return to Split and enjoy free time to further explore its vibrant streets and vibrant cultural scene.

DAY 10: Međugorje, Mostar, and Trebinje

Embark on a spiritual journey to MeÄ‘ugorje, a pilgrimage site that has attracted visitors from around the world since the alleged apparitions of the Virgin Mary in 1981. Explore the Church of Saint James and soak in the spiritual ambiance of this special place. Continue to Mostar, where you’ll be captivated by the iconic Old Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll through the old town and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of this historic city. Next, venture to Trebinje, a town known for its unique blend of cultures and captivating beauty. Explore its landmarks, such as the Arslanagića Bridge, and indulge in the serene atmosphere of its charming squares. Overnight stay in Trebinje, cherishing the memories of this remarkable day.

DAY 11: Bay of Kotor and Dubrovnik

Embark on a scenic drive to the extraordinary Bay of Kotor in Montenegro. En route, stop at the picturesque baroque town of Perast, and enjoy a boat ride to the enchanting island of Our Lady of the Rocks. Explore Kotor, a medieval town nestled at the foot of towering mountains. Discover its charming streets, visit its magnificent churches, and soak in the ambiance of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue your journey to the renowned city of Dubrovnik, where you’ll check in at your hotel and prepare for the adventures that await you.

DAY 12: Dubrovnik Exploration

Embark on a captivating walking tour of Dubrovnik, a city steeped in history and adorned with remarkable medieval walls. Walk along the walls and enjoy panoramic views of the old town. Explore the atmospheric streets, visit notable landmarks such as the Rector’s Palace and the Cathedral, and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of this iconic city. Take your time to savor the unique blend of ancient charm and vibrant modern life as you wander through the marble streets and discover hidden gems. Enjoy free time to further explore the city, indulge in local cuisine, and soak up the enchanting atmosphere.

DAY 13: Departure

As your memorable journey comes to an end, check out from the hotel and prepare for your departure. We hope you’ve had a wonderful experience exploring the captivating destinations of Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, and Montenegro. We appreciate you choosing our services and wish you safe travels as you return home with cherished memories of this remarkable trip.

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English-speaking tour leader*
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12 nights 4* accommodation with breakfast
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Embark on an Unforgettable Balkan Odyssey: Discover the Riches of Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia & Montenegro

Immerse yourself in a captivating journey through the Balkans, where centuries of history, vibrant cultures, and breathtaking landscapes await. Begin your adventure in Belgrade, where the dynamic atmosphere and iconic landmarks will captivate you. Explore the historic quarter, indulge in the warmth of Serbian hospitality, and wander through the bustling streets.

Venture further into the region to discover the picturesque province of Vojvodina, with its rolling hills, vineyards, and charming towns. Delight in wine tastings, sample delectable local delicacies and uncover the region’s rich cultural heritage.

Cross into Montenegro and be awestruck by the stunning Bay of Kotor, with its ancient town and a picturesque waterfront. Cruise to the ethereal island of Our Lady of the Rocks and explore the vibrant city of Dubrovnik, Croatia’s jewel on the Adriatic coast. Step into the walled city and be transported back in time as you marvel at the well-preserved medieval architecture and soak in the enchanting atmosphere.

Experience the multicultural charm of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where the iconic Old Bridge stands as a symbol of unity and resilience. Explore the winding streets, admire the blend of Ottoman and European influences, and savor the local cuisine.

Discover the historical treasures of Split and Trogir in Croatia, coastal gems that showcase ancient ruins, stunning architecture, and a seamless blend of history and modern life. Lose yourself in the narrow streets, visit UNESCO World Heritage sites, and soak up the beauty of these captivating towns.

Conclude your journey in Zagreb, the vibrant capital of Croatia, where cultural riches await. Stroll through the charming old town, savor traditional Croatian cuisine, and reflect on the incredible experiences and memories you’ve gathered throughout this unforgettable Balkan adventure.

Let the Balkans weave their magic as you explore diverse cultures, admire breathtaking landscapes, and uncover centuries of history. This enchanting journey promises to leave an indelible mark on your heart and soul, offering a truly immersive and unforgettable experience of the Balkan region.

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