The Best of the Balkans


Summary: For the traveler who wishes to see it all, this is the perfect vacation to explore the Balkan countries. Visit the must-see sights and hear about the long and fascinating histories as you journey through Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Romania, Bulga...

Duration
17 Days
Countries
5
Next Departure
04-Sep-2019
Starting at
USD 3,499.00
Price per day
USD 206.00
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Operator
Globus Tours
Tour
The Best of the Balkans
Tour Code
RE


Highlights

City Highlights

DUBROVNIK
Welcome dinner; guided walking tour; visit Rector’s Palace

MOSTAR
Guided visit and see the Old Bridge

SARAJEVO
Guided sightseeing,
visit the Sarajevo Tunnel

BELGRADE
Guided sightseeing, see Kalemegdan Fortress

TIMISOARA
Admire the Orthodox Cathedral

SIBIU
Orientation

SIGHISOARA
Stop in the walled town

BRASOV
Guided sightseeing, visit the Black Church;
dinner at a local restaurant

BRAN CASTLE

Visit Dracula’s castle

BUCHAREST
Guided sightseeing, visit the People’s Palace

RUSE
Stop in Bulgaria’s “Little Vienna”

SOFIA
Guided sightseeing, visit Holy Sofia Church

RILA

Guided visit of the monastery

THESSALONIKA
Guided sightseeing, visit the Basilica of St. Demetrious

ATHENS
Guided sightseeing, visit the Acropolis; farewell dinner

Notes

Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.

Transportation

Motorcoach. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

Travelers Notes

Headsets throughout the tour.

Summary

For the traveler who wishes to see it all, this is the perfect vacation to explore the Balkan countries. Visit the must-see sights and hear about the long and fascinating histories as you journey through Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, and Greece. Tour highlights include 15th-century Rector's Palace in Dubrovnik, built in gothic style with renaissance and baroque elements; Mostar’s Old Bridge, a reconstruction of the city’s original 16th-century Ottoman bridge; Serbia’s capital Belgrade; the Romanian cities of Timisoara, Sibiu, Sighisoara, Bucharest, and Brasov, where you’ll visit the impressive Black Church; Ruse, Bulgaria’s “Little Vienna”; the ancient Holy Sofia Church, built in the 6th century and today a symbol of Sofia; plus Thessalonika’s Basilica of Saint Demetrious, and Athens’ Acropolis, in Greece.

Globus has also included some unique experiences. You'll visit Dracula’s 14th-century Bran Castle in Romania; the Rila Monastery in Bulgaria, and in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Globus has included a visit to the Sarajevo Tunnel built between 1992 and 1995 during the Bosnian War.

These are just some of the many highlights on this Eastern Europe tour. You’ll also have a special farewell dinner in Athens—a great way to end your vacation!

1.
DUBROVNIK, CROATIA.
2.
DUBROVNIK.
3.
DUBROVNIK–MOSTAR, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA–SARAJEVO.
4.
SARAJEVO.
5.
SARAJEVO–BELGRADE, SERBIA.
6.
BELGRADE.
7.
BELGRADE–TIMISOARA, ROMANIA–SIBIU.
8.
SIBIU–SIGHISOARA–BRASOV.
9.
BRASOV–BRAN CASTLE–BUCHAREST.
10.
BUCHAREST.
11.
BUCHAREST–RUSE, BULGARIA–SOFIA.
12.
SOFIA.
13.
SOFIA–RILA–THESSALONIKA, GREECE
14.
THESSALONIKA–THERMOPYLAE–ATHENS.
15.
ATHENS.
16.
ATHENS.
17.
ATHENS.

Visited Countries (5): Serbia, Romania, Croatia, Bulgaria, Greece

Visited cities (9): Belgrade, Brasov, Bucharest, Sibiu, Timisoara, Dubrovnik, Sofia, Ruse, Athens

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The Best of the Balkans with 3-Night Greek Cruise (17 Days) More Info...
For the traveler who wishes to see it all, this is the perfect vacation to explore the Balkan countries. Visit the must-see sights and hear about the long and fascinating histories as you journey through Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Romania, Bulga...
Next Departure: 11-Sep-2019 Starting at: USD 4,640.00

This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

 


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