14-day Dream Fortnight Balkans Tours

Balkan tourTransform your fortnight-long Balkan tour into your dream of what a professionally-guided adventure in this incredible part of the world should be like.

Do you want to visit Croatia’s stunning coastal cities? Do you want to explore Slovenia’s famous beauty – both natural and architectural? How about getting up close and personal with little-known gem Montenegro’s mountains, monasteries and stunning medieval cities?

In a 14-day trip to the Balkans you’ll have time to take in almost all of the best-known sights in upwards of six different nations.

Plus, your fully licensed local guide will be there to help you visit those places which are a little off the beaten path.

14-day 5 Countries Tour

Day 1: Belgrade, Serbia

SERBIA – SLOVENIA – CROATIA – MONTENEGRO – BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

→ City tour of Belgrade in the morning
Visit the Belgrade fortress “Kalemegdan” (Enduring fortress built in 535 BCE) with a view to Sava and Danube rivers; The Pobednik Monument (Monument inside the Belgrade fortress); Church of the Holy Mother of God / Crkva Ruzica (Serbian Orthodox church located inside the Belgrade fortress); The “Knez Mihaylova” pedestrian street; t. Sava cathedralS (The biggest Orthodox cathedral in the Balkans ); The House of Flowers (Josip Broz Tito mausoleum); History museum of Yugoslavia; The Republic square, The National Assembly, The bombed buildings.→ During your free time you can take a walk around the Belgrade waterfront or enter some of the museums in Belgrade: Nikola Tesla Museum; The History museum of Serbia; etc.→ Free time Belgrade, SerbiaOvernight in Belgrade, Serbia

Day 2: Novi Sad

→ Day tour to Novi Sad, Serbia→ Depart after breakfast from Belgrade

→ Transfer to Novi Sad (2-2.5 hours)
Visit the old part of the city and the Petrovadian fortress

→ Transfer to Zagreb, Croatia

Overnight in Zagreb

Day 3: Zagreb, Croatia

→ City tour and free time in Zagreb, Croatia
Visit the Old Town; The Zagreb Cathedral; St. Mark’s church (Monumental, medieval-style, Serbian Orthodox church); Dolac Market (Large market with many stands offering flowers, fruits, veggies & meats in an indoor/outdoor setup); The Lotrscak Tower; The Medieval Stone Gate; The Lenucijeva Potkova. Ban Josip Jelačić Square (The central square of Zagreb)→ Transfer to Lake Bled in Slovenia
Explore the sight→ Transfer to LjubljanaOvernight in Ljubljana

Day 4: Ljubljana, Slovenia

→ City tour of Ljubljana and free time
The Dragon Bridge; Tromostovje (The Triple Bridge is a group of three bridges which connects the historical part of Ljubljana with the modern part of the city); Preseren Square (The central square in Ljubljana part of the old town’s pedestrian zone), Franciscan Church of the Annunciation (17th-century Franciscan church famous with its interior). Robba fountain (18th-century fountain made of limestone and marble); The Butcher’s bridge; The town square; Ljubljana Town Hall; The city market of Ljubljana; The Ljubljana cathedral (Roman Catholic cathedral with a baroque interior, including gilded columns & ceiling frescoes).→ Visit Lake Bled in the afternoonOvernight in Ljubljana

Day 5: Postojna cave and Predjama castle

→ Transfer to Postojna cave and Predjama castle
Explore both sights→ Transfer back to Croatia and the city of Opatija
Free time in OpatijaOvernight in Opatija

Day 6: Pula and Rovinj, Croatia

→ Day tour to Pula and Rovinj
Visit the Pula Arena, The Arch of Sergii and the city center→ Transfer back to OpatijaOvernight in Opatija

Day 7: Plitvice lakes , Croatia

→ Transfer to the Plitvice lakes
Explore the national park→ Transfer to Zadar
Free time in ZadarOvernight in Zadar

Day 8: Trogir and Sibenik, Croatia

→ Visit Zadar old town in the morning→ Transfer to Split via Trogir and Sibenik
Explore both cities→ Free time in Split at the afternoonOvernight in Split

Day 9: Split, Croatia

→ City tour of Split and free time in the afternoon
Visit the old town, The Diocletian Palace; The Cathedral of Saint Domnius (Built in the 4th century AD); The Riva (The central part of Split); The Old Jupiter’s Temple (built in the 3rd century AD); The “Let me pass” street; The Golden Gate (4th-century Roman stone entryway to Diocletian’s Palace, with arches & ornate statues);Overnight in Split

Day 10: Dubrovnik, Croatia

→ Transfer to Dubrovnik→ City tour and free time
Visit the Old town, the Ancient city walls, the Dubrovnik “Saint Saviour” church (16th century church with Renaissance architecture); the Dubrovnik cathedral (Early 18th-century baroque cathedral); The Onofrije’s fountain, The Franciscan Monastery (Landmark monastery built in the 1300s, noted for its cloister, library & historic pharmacy displays); the Gates of Pile; the Old port; the Clock tower, the Sponza Palace, the Rector’s Palace; the Fort Saint John; the Stradun (The main walking street in Dubrovnik old town);Overnight in Dubrovnik

Day 11: Kotor, Montenegro

→ Transfer to Kotor, Montenegro→ City tour of Kotor Old Town
Visit the Kotor old city, Kotor harbour, city walls, St Tryphon cathedral, St Nicola church, Piaza of the arms, Church of St Luke, Gurdich gate, Clock tower, Grubonja palace, Karampana well, Drago palace, Pima palace, Beskuca’s Palace, Grgurina Palace, Bizanti Palace, Prince’s Palace, Sea gate, Old Kotor prison building→ Transfer to Budva
Free time in BudvaOvernight in Budva

Day 12: Cetinje and Ostrog Monastery Montenegro

→ Day tour from Budva
Visit the Njegushi village and Ostrog Monastery→ Transfer to Cetinje
City tour of Cretinje old center→ Transfer back to BudvaOvernight in Budva

Day 13: Mostar, Sarajevo, Bosnia

→ Transfer to Mostar, Bosnia→ Short walk in the old town
Visit the Old bridge, The Old city, The Old turkish bazar “Kujundziluk”, The Old turkish quarter, “Koskin – Mehmed pasha’s” mosque, Tito’s palace, “Mehmed Karadoz” Mosque.→ Visit Blagaj near Mostar→ Transfer to Sarajevo via KonjicOvernight in Sarajevo

Day 14: Sarajevo, Bosnia

→ City tour of the old town in Sarajevo
Visit the Bascarsija (The historical Turkish market); Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque (Ottoman mosque from 16th century); The Latin Bridge/ The Assassination Bridge (Ottoman-era stone bridge near the site of Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s 1914 assassination); The Sebilj Monument (Famous 18th century wooden fountain); the “Sacred Heart” Cathedral (Gothic cathedral from the 19th century); The Sarajevo city hall, The Abandoned Bobsleigh Track (Built in 1984 for the Winter Olimpic games in Former Yugoslavia The country opened its doors to the international community to celebrate sport, after the breakup of Yugoslavia, during the long Sarajevo siege the bobsleigh track been used as a base for the artillery); The Tunnel of Hope (Military-history museum at the site of a storied Bosnian War–era underground tunnel);→ Free time in the afternoonOvernight in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
End of the tour

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CROATIA – BOSNIA – SERBIA – BULGARIA

Day 1: Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb→ Arrive in Zagreb, Croatia

→ City tour and free time in Zagreb, Croatia
Visit the Old Town; The Zagreb Cathedral; St. Mark’s church (Monumental, medieval-style, Serbian Orthodox church); Dolac Market (Large market with many stands offering flowers, fruits, veggies & meats in an indoor/outdoor setup); The Lotrscak Tower; The Medieval Stone Gate; The Lenucijeva Potkova. Ban Josip Jelačić Square (The central square of Zagreb)

→ Transfer to Opatija, Croatia
Free time in OpatijaOvernight in Opatija

Day 2: Pula and Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj→ Day tour to Pula and Rovinj

Visit the Pula Arena, The Arch of Sergii and the city center

→ Transfer back to Opatija

Overnight in Opatija

 

Day 3: Plitvice lakes, Croatia

Plitvice lakes→ Transfer to the Plitvice lakes

Explore the national park

→ Transfer to Zadar
Free time in ZadarOvernight in Zadar

 

Day 4: Split, Croatia

Split→ Transfer to Split, Croatia

→ City tour of Split and free time
Visit the old town, The Diocletian Palace; The Cathedral of Saint Domnius (Built in 4th century AD); The Riva (The central part of Split);

The Old Jupiter’s Temple (build in 3rd century AD); The “Let me pass” street; The Golden Gate (4th-century Roman stone entryway to Diocletian’s Palace, with arches & ornate statues);Overnight in Split

Day 5: Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik→ Transfer to Dubrovnik

→ City tour and free time
Visit the Old town, the Ancient city walls, the Dubrovnik “Saint Saviour” church (16th century church with Renaissance architecture); the Dubrovnik cathedral (Early 18th-century baroque cathedral);

The Onofrije’s fountain, The Franciscan Monastery (Landmark monastery built in the 1300s, noted for its cloister, library & historic pharmacy displays); the Gates of Pile; the Old port; the Clock tower, the Sponza Palace, the Rector’s Palace; the Fort Saint John; the Stradun (The main walking street in Dubrovnik old town);Overnight in Dubrovnik

Day 6: Mostar, Sarajevo, Bosnia

Mostar→ Transfer to Mostar, Bosnia

→ Short walk in the old town
Visit the Old bridge, The Old city, The Old turkish bazar “Kujundziluk”, The Old turkish quarter, “Koskin – Mehmed pasha’s” mosque, Tito’s palace, “Mehmed Karadoz” Mosque.

→ Visit Blagaj near Mostar→ Transfer to Sarajevo via KonjicOvernight in Sarajevo

 

Day 7: Sarajevo, Bosnia

Sarajevo→ City tour of the old town in Sarajevo

Visit the Bascarsija (The historical Turkish market); Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque (Ottoman mosque from 16th century); The Latin Bridge/ The Assassination Bridge (Ottoman-era stone bridge near the site of Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s 1914 assassination); The Sebilj Monument (Famous 18th century wooden fountain); the “Sacred Heart” Cathedral (Gothic cathedral from the 19th century);
The Sarajevo city hall, The Abandoned Bobsleigh Track (Built in 1984 for the Winter Olimpic games in Former Yugoslavia The country opened its doors to the international community to celebrate sport, after the breakup of Yugoslavia, during the long Sarajevo siege the bobsleigh track been used as a base for the artillery); The Tunnel of Hope (Military-history museum at the site of a storied Bosnian War–era underground tunnel);→ Free time in the afternoonOvernight in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Day 8: Visegrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina

VIsegrad→ Transfer to Visegrad, Bosnia

Explore the downtown and its landmarks

→ Transfer to Mokra Gora (the wooden city)

Overnight in Mokra Gora area

Day 9: Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade→ Transfer to Belgrade

→ City tour of Belgrade
Visit the Belgrade fortress “Kalemegdan” (Enduring fortress built in 535 BCE) with a view to Sava and Danube rivers; The Pobednik Monument (Monument inside the Belgrade fortress); Church of the Holy Mother of God / Crkva Ruzica (Serbian Orthodox church located inside the Belgrade fortress); The “Knez Mihaylova” pedestrian street; t. Sava cathedralS (The biggest Orthodox cathedral in the Balkans ); The House of Flowers (Josip Broz Tito mausoleum); History museum of Yugoslavia; The Republic square, The National Assembly, The bombed buildings. During your free time you can take a walk around the Belgrade waterfront or enter some of the museums in Belgrade: Nikola Tesla Museum; The History museum of Serbia; etc.Overnight in Belgrade

Day 10: Novi Sad Serbia

Novi Sad→ Day tour to to Novi Sad, Serbia

Visit the old town and the Petrovadian fortress

→ Transfer back to BelgradeOvernight in Belgrade

 

Day 11: Nis, Serbia

Nis→ Transfer to Nis, Serbia

Visit the Red Cross concentration camp, The Nis Fortress, The Skull Tower and the Mediana – The birthplace of Consantine the Great

→ Transfer to Sofia, Bulgaria in the afternoonOvernight in Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Day 12: Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia old church→ Walking city tour of the historical part of the cityVisit the: St. Nedelya square; Nedelya church; St Sofia Monument; St. Petka Church; The old Serdica Ruins; The mineral springs;The council of ministers; The Rotunda “Saint George”;

The Presidency; The mosque “Banya Bashi”; The National archaeology museum (not going inside); The National Bank of Bulgaria; Knyaz Alexander Battenberg Square; The King’s palace; The Russian church; St. Sofia Church; The National Theater; The Monument of the “unknown soldier”; The Alexander Nevski Memorial Church; The city garden.Overnight in Sofia

Day 13: Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Plovdiv Old House→ Transfer to Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Visit the Old town from the 19th century; the Ethnographic museum; Balabanov house; the Ancient theatre of Philippopolis; the Ancient stadium of Philipopolis, The St St Constantin and Elena church, The Djumaya mosque and square, The building of the Regional Historical Museum, the Main walking street, “The Trap” neighborhood; Nebet tepe.→ Free time in the afternoonOvernight in Plovdiv

Day 14: Kazanlak and Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria

Koprivshtitsa House→ Transfer to the Rose valley
Visit Kazanlak area and the Thracian tomb Golyama Kosmatka→ Transfer to Koprivshtitsa via Shipka church
Explore the mountain villageOvernight in SofiaEnd of the tour

What your 14-day Balkan tour price includes

  • A fully licensed professional guide to explain, educate and translate for you
  • Your choice of tour itinerary with full customization options – add or remove stops at will
  • A unique trip only for you and your chosen few – all tours are private
  • Alternatively, opt for big group adventures for up to 50 people
  • Travel in comfort in air-conditioned minivans where you control the stereo and temperature

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Each of our Balkan tours is a unique and very personal trip which we’ll match to your plans and preferences.

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Benefits

Private tour! No other tourists!
Friendly local tour guide
Starting point and time at your convenience
Breaks and photo stops at your convenience
Pay cash at the end of the tour

Includes

  •  Licensed local tour guide
  • Entrance for the museums (upon request)

Excludes

  • Food and drinks
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses

Good to Know

Wear comfortable clothes and shoes is recommended
Don’t forget your camera