GREECE, ALBANIA, MACEDONIA, SERBIA, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, CROATIA
12 days from Athens to Dubrovnik – via Skopje and Belgrade
Greece: Athens | Delfoi | Kalambaka | Meteora Monasteries | Ioanina town & lake
Albania: Saranda | Durres | Tirana
Macedonia: Ohrid and Ohrid lake| Tikvesh wine region | Skopje
Serbia: Belgrade | Novi Sad
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Sarajevo | Mostar
Day 1 Departure from Athens to Meteora
Pick up from your hotel in Athens and departure towards Delfoi. Individual visit to the museum and the site. Afternoon departure towards Kalambaka, near Meteora monasteries for O/N.
Day 2 Greek mountainsMorning visit to two Meteora monasteries. Drive north to the picturesque village of Metsovo for coffee break. Afternoon at leisure in Ioanina, we recommend a boat ride to the island on Ioanina lake or simply to explore the old town of Ioanina and Ali Pasha fortress. O/N in Ioanina (B)
Day 3 Welcome to AlbaniaDrive on the highway to Igoumenitsa. Crossing the border and arrival to the coastal city of Saranda and afternoon visit to Butrinti ancient site (guided tour). O/N in Saranda (B)
Day 4 The Albanian coastlineMorning drive along the picturesque Albanian coastline, via city of Vlore and the biggest Albanian port Durres. Upon arrival in Tirana, a guided city tour will end this day. O/N in Tirana (B).
Day 5 Welcome to MacedoniaAfter breakfast drive towards Macedonia. Border crossing and afternoon visit to St. Naum monastery. Unforgettable boat ride with row boats above the springs of Black Drim river. O/N in Ohrid (B).
Day 6 From Ohrid to Tikvesh wine regionGuided Ohrid walking tour in a morning. Drive towards Bitola, with coffee stop in the city center. In the afternoon arrival to the most famous Macedonian wine region – Tikvesh. Possibility to have a dinner and wine tasting at the local winery. O/N in Tikvesh area.
Day 7 Skopje, the capital of MacedoniaMorning departure to Skopje, the capital of Macedonia. Guided Skopje sightseeing tour with visit to the old and new part of the town and visit inside of the Memorial house of Mother Teresa. Drive to nearby mountain Vodno and with cable car to the highest peak of the mountain and so called Millennium Cross. Accommodation and O/N in Skopje.
Day 8 Welcome to SerbiaLong distance drive to Belgrade, the Serbian capital, with a short stop in the city of Nish and visit to the city fortress. In the evening, optional dinner at Skadarlia quarter. O/N in Belgrade. (B).
Day 9 Belgrade and Novi SadMorning visit to Novi Sad, the picturesque city in Vojvodina area. Drive via Frushka gora back to Belgrade and afternoon time to explore the city of Belgrade. (There is possibility to hire a local guide with supplement / have to be booked in advance) O/N in Belgrade (B).
Day 10 From Belgrade to SarajevoLong distance drive, crossing the border between Serbia and Bosnia & Herzegovina. Upon arrival in Bosnian capital Sarajevo, accommodation and O/N in Sarajevo (B)
Day 11 Mostar and valley of river NeretvaGuided Sarajevo walking tour in a morning. Departure to Mostar and walking tour in the city. Accommodation at the hotel in Mostar and O/N.
Day 12 Adriatic coastDrive towards Adriatic sea and Croatian coastline. Arrival at Dubrovnik and transfer to your hotel (Accommodation for this night is not included in tour price) End of the tour (B) End of the tour (B).
NOTE: Pre or post tour accommodation could be offered on request.
Accommodation in Single room – 287 EUR – have to be required and booked in advance.
Tour code GBA 1923
Duration – 12 days
Price from € 1499, –
Departure dates – 5 fixed departure dates per year
What is included
– Transportation with air conditioned vehicle according the itinerary;
– 11 nights accommodation in 4* hotels, including hotel taxes and service charges;
– Daily breakfast;
– Services of an English speaking driver and local host for the whole tour;
– Sightseeing tours with local guide at Butrinti site, Tirana, Ohrid, Skopje and Sarajevo;
– Inside visits as shown in bold in the itinerary, excluding admission charges;
– “Visit Macedonia” organization.
Available tour dates and prices 2017
Available tour dates and prices 2018