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!
Visited Countries (5): Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Romania, Serbia
Visited cities (9): Athens, Belgrade, Brasov, Bucharest, Dubrovnik, Ruse, Sibiu, Sofia, Timisoara
- DUBROVNIK, CROATIA.
- DUBROVNIK–MOSTAR, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA–SARAJEVO.
- SARAJEVO–BELGRADE, SERBIA.
- BELGRADE–TIMISOARA, ROMANIA–SIBIU.
- BRASOV–BRAN CASTLE–BUCHAREST.
- BUCHAREST–RUSE, BULGARIA–SOFIA.
- SOFIA–RILA–THESSALONIKA, GREECE
Welcome dinner; guided walking tour; visit Rector’s Palace
Guided visit and see the Old Bridge
visit the Sarajevo Tunnel
Guided sightseeing, see Kalemegdan Fortress
Admire the Orthodox Cathedral
Stop in the walled town
Guided sightseeing, visit the Black Church;
dinner at a local restaurant
Visit Dracula’s castle
Guided sightseeing, visit the People’s Palace
Stop in Bulgaria’s “Little Vienna”
Guided sightseeing, visit Holy Sofia Church
Guided visit of the monastery
Guided sightseeing, visit the Basilica of St. Demetrious
Guided sightseeing, visit the Acropolis; farewell dinner
Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
Motorcoach. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
Headsets throughout the tour.