Balkan & Adriatic

Explore the captivating beauty of the Balkans on this unforgettable tour. Immerse yourself in the rich culture, breathtaking landscapes, and charming towns.
Price
From: 2,280‚ā¨/person
Starting point
Belgrade
Finish point
Zagreb
Duration
10 days/ 9 nights
Difficulty
Leisurely to Moderate
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Experience the enchanting beauty of the Balkan Adriatic region
Delve into the rich cultural heritage and traditions
Marvel at stunning landscapes and picturesque coastal towns
Immerse yourself in the perfect blend of history, nature, and adventure
Create lifelong memories on this unforgettable tour
Book now for an extraordinary Balkan Adriatic experience
Church of Saint Sava in Belgrade, Serbia
Church of Saint Sava in Belgrade
Novi Sad
Novi Sad
Old church, Kotor
Old Church, Kotor
Old town and the beach, Dubrovnik Croatia
Dubrovnik
Klis-Fortress-above-Split-scaled-2
Klis Fortress above Split
Split waterfront and Marjan hill view
Trogir, Split, Dalmatia region of Croatia
Split in Croatia
Day 1: Arrival in Belgrade

As you journey from Nikola Tesla Airport, take in the sights of New Belgrade, showcasing its iconic Socialist architecture and modern business centers, including the impressive UŇ°ńáe Tower. During the drive, our knowledgeable driver will point out landmarks such as the Western Gate of Belgrade, the renowned Belgrade Arena, and the monumental Palace of Serbia, sharing intriguing stories along the way. After reaching your hotel, complete the check-in process and enjoy some leisure time to relax and prepare for the upcoming adventure.

Accommodation

Hotel in Belgrade

DAY 2: Belgrade City Tour

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel in Belgrade, preparing you for an exciting tour of the city. Brace yourself for an immersive experience that combines driving and walking, allowing you to discover the fascinating architectural styles, dynamic history, and breathtaking views that Belgrade has to offer.

Accommodation

Hotel in Belgrade

DAY 3: Vojvodina Exploration - Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci

Begin your day with a satisfying breakfast before embarking on a captivating journey through the remarkable sights of Vojvodina, a province located in the northern part of Serbia. Traverse picturesque landscapes and venture into the renowned wine region as you make your way to the “Serbian Holy Land,” which is home to 17 functioning Serbian Orthodox monasteries.

Continuing the tour, you’ll arrive in the town of Sremski Karlovci, a true gem of Serbian culture and spirituality. This charming town exudes a captivating “museum town” atmosphere, boasting a Baroque center, the Patriarchal Court, the Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Nicholas, and the first Serbian secondary school (gymnasium). Sremski Karlovci is also renowned for its wine production and hosts the annual Wineball festival.

Following the right bank of the Danube, you’ll reach Petrovaradin, also known as the “Danube’s Gibraltar,” where the impressive Petrovaradin Fortress stands. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Danube River and the entire city from this vantage point. As the day draws to a close, seize the opportunity to dine in a delightful ambiance before returning to Belgrade, savoring the memories of a fulfilling day of exploration.

Accommodation

Hotel in Belgrade

DAY 4: Bay of Kotor and Dubrovnik

Upon arrival at Tivat Airport, you’ll embark on a captivating tour of the Bay of Kotor in Montenegro. Begin with a walking tour of the UNESCO-listed old town of Kotor, immersing yourself in its historic charm and meandering through its picturesque streets. Enjoy some free time to further explore the old town and savor a delightful lunch at one of its charming squares. Continue to the scenic town of Perast and embark on a boat ride to the island of Our Lady of the Rocks, home to a remarkable church adorned with valuable paintings and a famous votive tapestry. Afterward, travel to the enchanting city of Dubrovnik in Croatia, where you’ll check in at your hotel and have the remainder of the day at your leisure to relax or explore the surroundings.

Accommodation

Hotel in Dubrovnik

DAY 5: Dubrovnik City Tour

Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of Dubrovnik on a guided walking tour through its well-preserved old town. Discover the city’s rich history as you wander along the charming marble streets, marvel at iconic landmarks such as the Rector’s Palace and Sponza Palace, and explore architectural wonders like the Church of Saint Blaise and the cathedral. Ascend the magnificent city walls for panoramic views and let your knowledgeable guide unveil the hidden gems that make Dubrovnik truly special. This tour promises an immersive experience, allowing you to embrace the essence of this remarkable city.

Accommodation

Hotel in Dubrovnik

DAY 6: Mostar and MeńĎugorje - Journey to Split

Embark on a scenic drive along the breathtaking Makarska coast, immersing yourself in stunning views of Croatian islands, verdant vineyards, and charming stone villages. Arriving in Mostar, embark on a captivating walking tour starting with a visit to the renowned Old Bridge, a UNESCO-protected landmark and the most photographed sight in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Marvel at the architectural masterpiece and delve into the city’s rich history.

Continue your exploration with visits to the Koski Mehmed Pasha Mosque and the picturesque Crooked Bridge. Dive into the historical ambiance of Mostar’s old tanner’s quarter, Tabhana, and witness traditional crafts. Enjoy free time to indulge in a delicious lunch along the banks of the Neretva River, soaking in the splendid view of the majestic bridge.

As your journey progresses towards Split, pause at the pilgrimage site of MeńĎugorje, known for alleged apparitions of the Virgin Mary. Explore the Church of Saint James, offering a serene space for reflection. Conclude the day by checking in at your hotel in Split, where you can relax and recharge before the final leg of your remarkable adventure.

Accommodation

Hotel in Split

DAY 7: Split and Trogir Exploration

Embark on a captivating sightseeing tour of Split, exploring the remarkably preserved Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the ancient architecture, visit the Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and wander through the lively markets and Riva. In the afternoon, venture to the enchanting town of Trogir, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its stunning architecture and medieval ambiance. Explore its charming streets and notable landmarks, such as the Cathedral of Saint Lawrence and Kamerlengo Castle. Return to Split and enjoy free time in the evening to relax and indulge in a delightful dinner by the sea, savoring the flavors of the region.

Accommodation

Hotel in Split

DAY 8: ҆ibenik, Zadar, and Arrival at Plitvice Lakes National Park

After breakfast, continue the tour to ҆ibenik, a medieval Venetian city with narrow streets and charming stone houses. Explore the city’s history and landmarks, including the UNESCO-listed Cathedral of Saint James. Enjoy free time to wander the streets and savor a delightful lunch in the Venetian-style squares.¬†

Next, visit Zadar, an ancient city known for its Gothic-Romanesque architecture and cobbled streets. Discover notable landmarks such as the Church of Saint Mary and the Cathedral of Saint Anastasia. Experience the mesmerizing sounds of the Sea Organ, an artistic installation played by the waves. In the late afternoon, reach the breathtaking Plitvice Lakes National Park, where you can enjoy the serene atmosphere and indulge in a delicious dinner amidst the natural beauty of the park.

Accommodation

Hotel in Plitvice

DAY 9: Plitvice Lakes National Park and Zagreb

After breakfast, embark on a memorable exploration of Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site boasting 16 interconnected cascading lakes. Enjoy a guided tour of the upper and lower lakes, immersing yourself in the untouched beauty of this natural wonder. Find serene spots for relaxation and contemplation, marveling at the unspoiled splendor of the park.

Next, continue to Zagreb, the Croatian capital known for its rich culture and history. Begin your sightseeing tour in the medieval part of the city, Kaptol, where you can admire architectural gems like the Franciscan monastery and the Church of Saint Francis. Explore Dolac, the lively farmers’ market offering fresh produce and local delights. Appreciate the baroque architecture of the Church of Saint Mary. As your exploration continues, soak in the captivating blend of history and contemporary charm that defines Zagreb. Conclude the tour at Ban Josip Jelańćińá’s monument in the vibrant central square, reflecting on the cultural heritage and unforgettable experiences of your Balkan journey.

Accommodation

Hotel in Zagreb

DAY 10: Departure

Enjoy a final breakfast at your hotel and complete the check-out process. As the tour comes to an end, please note that the transfer to the airport is not included in the overall price.

We sincerely hope that you have had a memorable journey exploring the Balkan region with us. Thank you for choosing our services, and we wish you safe travels as you continue your onward journey.

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Included in price

English-speaking tour leader*
Comfortable transportation*
9 nights 4* accommodation with breakfast
All entrance fees and activities as specified in the itinerary
Single room supplement
* not included on self guided tours
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2,280‚ā¨
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Embark on an Enchanting Balkan Adventure:

Indulge in the rich tapestry of the Balkans as you embark on a captivating journey through Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, and Slovenia. Prepare to be mesmerized by the vibrant energy, fascinating history, and breathtaking landscapes that await you.

Begin your adventure in Belgrade, the captivating capital of Serbia. Lose yourself in the dynamic atmosphere as you explore the city’s iconic landmarks, such as the grand Temple of Saint Sava, a magnificent testament to Serbian heritage. Wander through the bustling streets, savoring the local cuisine and immersing yourself in the warmth of Serbian hospitality.

Venture further into the region as you explore the picturesque province of Vojvodina. Traverse the rolling hills and vineyards, and be captivated by the charming towns of Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci. Delight in wine tastings, sample delectable local delicacies and uncover the rich cultural heritage that permeates every corner.

Cross the border into Montenegro and prepare to be awestruck by the stunning Bay of Kotor. Discover the ancient town of Kotor, with its UNESCO World Heritage-listed old town and picturesque waterfront. Cruise to the ethereal island of Our Lady of the Rocks, adorned with a remarkable church and steeped in local legends.

Continue your journey to Dubrovnik, Croatia’s jewel on the Adriatic coast. Step into the walled city and be transported back in time as you wander through its maze-like streets. Marvel at the well-preserved medieval architecture, visit historical sites, and soak in the enchanting atmosphere of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed gem.

Experience the multicultural charm of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, as you cross another border. Stand in awe of the iconic Old Bridge, 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, Croatia’s coastal gems. Explore the ancient ruins of Diocletian’s Palace in Split, a UNESCO World Heritage site that seamlessly blends history and modern life. Lose yourself in the narrow streets of Trogir, another UNESCO World Heritage-listed town, and admire its stunning Venetian architecture.

Conclude your journey in Zagreb, the vibrant capital of Croatia. Immerse yourself in the city’s cultural riches, from its charming old town to its lively markets and grand cathedrals. Stroll through the bustling streets, savor traditional Croatian cuisine, and reflect on the incredible experiences and memories you’ve gathered throughout this unforgettable Balkan adventure.

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