Experience the ultimate Balkan adventure! Immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant culture as you journey through captivating destinations such as Zagreb, Zadar, Split, Sarajevo, Beograd, Vrnjačka Banja, Skopje, Ohrid, Tirana, Budva, and Dubrovnik. Discover ancient treasures, picturesque landscapes, and diverse cuisines while our expert guides ensure an unforgettable exploration of the Balkans. Join us for a remarkable journey that will leave you with lasting memories.


15 days | 14 nights

Day 1: Zagreb

Arrive in Zagreb and transfer to the hotel.

Dinner and overnight stay in Zagreb.

Day 2: Zagreb – Plitvice – Zadar (270 km)

After breakfast, enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. Explore the Upper Town with its old nucleus – Kaptol and Gradec, reminiscent of Vienna. Visit the twin-spired St. Stephen’s Cathedral, St. Mark’s Church with its beautifully decorated roof, the open-air market, and the Lower Town, the center of Zagreb.

After the city tour, head towards the Plitvice Lakes. The Plitvice Lakes complex, registered as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site in 1979, is a stunning collection of sixteen crystal turquoise lakes interconnected by cascades and waterfalls. Enjoy sightseeing in the National Park.

Then continue the journey to Zadar.

Dinner and overnight stay in Zadar.

Day 3: Zadar – Sibenik – Trogir – Split (160 km)

After breakfast, embark on a city tour of Zadar, visiting the Cathedral of St. Anastasia, considered the most impressive basilica in Dalmatia, the Church of Saint Donat, and the ruins of the Roman Forum.

Depart for Sibenik and enjoy a short sightseeing tour of the oldest Croatian and Slavic city on the Adriatic, including a visit to the famous Cathedral of St. James.

Continue to Trogir, whose historical center is listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site since 1997. After a brief city tour, proceed to Split.

Dinner and overnight stay in Split.

Day 4: Split – Mostar – Sarajevo (300 km)

After breakfast, explore the ancient town of Split with a morning city tour. Marvel at the impressive Diocletian’s Palace, built by the Roman Emperor Diocletian in the 3rd century. Visit the Peristyle and the Cathedral.

On the way to Mostar, make a short stop in Medjugorje, one of the most visited pilgrimage places for Catholics. Continue to Mostar.

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the Old City of Mostar, recently included in the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage. Visit the elegant Bridge, the Old Bazaar, the Mosque, and a typical Turkish house.

Continue to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Dinner and overnight stay in Sarajevo.

Day 5: Sarajevo – Belgrade (375 km)

After breakfast, explore Sarajevo on a sightseeing tour. Sarajevo is a city with a rich and fascinating culture, home to Muslims, Croats, Turks, Jews, and Serbs. Visit Bascarsija, the oriental Svrzina house, and Princip Bridge.

Continue to Belgrade, the capital of Serbia.

Dinner and overnight stay in Belgrade.

Day 6: Belgrade

After breakfast, enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour of Belgrade. Explore various city quarters, including New Belgrade on the left bank of the Sava River, the luxurious residential area of Dedinje, and the picturesque Old Town. Pass by St. Sava Church, Slavija Square, Belgrade Palace, the ‘New Court,’ City Hall, the Federal Parliament, Terazije Street, the National Theatre, the National Museum, and the University. A highlight of the tour is a visit to the archaeological and historical site of Belgrade Fortress, offering a spectacular panoramic view of the Sava and Danube confluence.

Dinner and overnight stay in Belgrade.

Day 7: Belgrade – Zica – Stud

enica – Vrnjacka Banja (310 km)

After breakfast, travel to Krusevac, a city founded in the late 14th century as the capital city of Prince Lazar’s Serbia and later becoming its military, cultural, and economic center.

Continue to Vrnjacka Banja, a famous Serbian spa and tourist destination. En route, visit the Zica Monastery, founded by Serbian King Stefan “the First-Crowned” in the early 13th century, and Studenica, the most significant endowment of Stefan Nemanya, founded in the 12th century and listed as a UNESCO site.

Dinner and overnight stay in Vrnjacka Banja.

Day 8: Vrnjacka Banja – Gracanica – Pristina – Skopje (260 km)

After breakfast, enjoy a scenic drive across the border into Kosovo. Visit the Gračanica Monastery of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Kosovo, dedicated to the Annunciation. Continue for a short visit to the capital, Pristina, exploring its streets and the main square. After the city tour, head to Skopje, the capital of Macedonia. Upon arrival, embark on a sightseeing tour of Skopje, including the Kale Fortress, the Church of the Holy Savior, the Old Bazaar, and the Stone Bridge. Visit the Monastery of St. Panteleimon on the slopes of Vodno Mountain, known for its 12th-century iconostasis and frescoes.

Dinner and overnight stay in Skopje.

Day 9: Skopje – Ohrid (190 km)

In the morning, depart for Ohrid. Upon arrival, enjoy a sightseeing tour that includes the Church of St. Sofia, a remarkable medieval monument in Macedonia with magnificent Byzantine fresco paintings. Visit the Church of St. Clement with its icon of the Annunciation. Take a cruise to St. Naum Monastery, built on the shores of Lake Ohrid in 900 A.D. and dedicated to the Slavic missionary and educator St. Naum of Ohrid.

Dinner and overnight stay in Ohrid.

Day 10: Ohrid – Tirana (145 km)

After breakfast, visit the Church of St. Sofia, the most eminent medieval monument in Macedonia, and the Church of St. Clement with its icon of the Annunciation. Take another cruise to St. Naum Monastery. In the afternoon, depart for Tirana, driving via Elbasan and crossing the Macedonian border at Cafasan.

Dinner and overnight stay in Tirana.

Day 11: Tirana – Budva (200 km)

After breakfast, explore Tirana, Albania’s capital since 1920. Discover the city’s sights, including Skanderberg Square, the National History Museum, the Mausoleum of former President Enver Hoxha, the Palace of Culture, the Mosque Et’hem Bey, and the Clock Tower. After the city tour, head towards Montenegro. Enjoy a panoramic view of St. Stefan and continue to Budva, a town known for its Old City surrounded by Venetian walls.

Dinner and overnight stay in Budva.

Day 12: Budva

After breakfast, enjoy a city tour of Budva and have the rest of the day at leisure.

Dinner and overnight stay in Budva.

Day 13: Budva – Kotor – Dubrovnik (120 km)

After breakfast, explore the old city of Kotor with its Romanesque Cathedral of St. Triphun, surrounded by walls and fortresses listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Then head towards Croatia. Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, embark on a city tour of this monument city, also listed

as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Discover the main street, Stradun, the Rector’s Palace, the Church of St. Vlaho, the Cathedral, monasteries, and the City Hall. Dubrovnik, known as the Republic of Dubrovnik, was a separate political and territorial entity known for its culture, commerce, and freedom.

Dinner and overnight stay in Dubrovnik.

Day 14: Dubrovnik

Enjoy a day at leisure for individual activities.

Dinner and overnight stay in Dubrovnik.

Day 15: Dubrovnik

After breakfast, the rest of the day is at leisure until your transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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