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Balkan Dreams end Greece

From $2,145 AUD
  • 10 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Zagreb, Maglaj, Sarajevo, Mostar, Medjugorje, Kravica, Dubrovnik, Kotor, Budva, Tirana, Struga, Ohrid, Kastoria, Kalambaka, Meteora, Delphi, Athens

    Group Size:
    1-50
    Age Range:
    1 to 99
    Languages: English
    Type: Flexible Touring, Guided Group Tours, Multi Country Trips

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Tour at a Glance

Tour at a Glance

This tour is part of our Touropa flexible range of touring.

  • Tailor the itinerary by selecting when and where you start and end the tour
  • Choose to take the entire tour or a small portion of the itinerary (even just one night)
  • Guaranteed escorted coach tour, guided in English only
  • Start Point:
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  • Map is an indication of destinations visited and may not depict the exact route taken.

Itinerary

Welcome to Zagreb! Upon arrival at the airport, we shall be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. Our guide will arrive with the group from Slovenia around lunch time. Then we will take a sightseeing tour with a local guide. We will have a chance to admire its two hills, the upper town and the new neighbourhoods of Croatia’s capital city.

Meals Included:
Dinner

We will leave first thing in the morning to travel to Bosnia. The border area still shows sad memories of the conflict in the 1990s. First stop Maglaj, take a stroll around this pretty Bosnian village, then enjoy some lunch. We continue our journey to Sarajevo, arriving in the mid-afternoon. With a local guide, we will take a panoramic tour of this city with strong Turkish influence: its Mosques, its Madrasahs, and its busy bazaars. We will also see the Tunnel of Hope that saved the city during the Serbian siege. Note: Depending on the arrival time, the Tunnel of Hope can also be visited on Friday before leaving for Mostar.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Another exciting drive of scenic beauty. Amidst deep valleys, we travel to MOSTAR, with its very beautiful historic centre and Stonebridge separating the Orthodox, Muslim and Catholic communities. After lunch, we stop in Medjugorje, a place that attracts thousands of Catholic Pilgrims. We then travel to Kravice, we stop at its magnificent waterfalls before continuing to Croatia. Border procedures (which may be long). We will then arrive into Dubrovnik at the end of the day. Note: From the end of October to the end of March it is not possible to visit the kravice waterfalls.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

In the morning we enjoy a panoramic tour of Dubrovnik with a local guide. We are undoubtedly in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, surrounded by walls, bathed by the Adriatic Sea; its intact historic centre is a jewel of world architectural heritage. The tour includes tickets to the Franciscan Monastery with the oldest pharmacy in Europe, and the Cathedral. We also take the cable car to give us a fantastic view of the city and the neighbouring islands. You can then enjoy free time, returning to the hotel at the end of the afternoon. Note: Accommodation in Dubrovnik will be in Cavtat, a coastal town near the city.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

We set off early for Montenegro. The coastal scenery and the Bay of Kotor are beautiful. We enjoy a ferry to cross the bay. Arrive in Kotor to enjoy some time strolling in this beautiful walled town with its strong Venetian influence. After this we stop in Budva, a marvellous walled village surrounded by the sea to enjoy lunch. Then we travel to Albania. We arrive in the capital of the Albania, Tirana, and enjoy some free time.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Today we make a panoramic tour of Tirana, with its Mosques, the Clock Tower and the ministries. At around midday, we leave for inland Albania, with high mountain scenery and small villages along the way. Enjoy the beautiful countryside around Lake Ohrid which forms the border with Macedonia. We continue to the Republic of Macedonia, and onto Struga, a picturesque town on the shores of the lake, time for lunch! We continue to Ohrid, a city with a strong Ottoman influence, you can stroll and see the Plaosnik Monastery, or the ancient university founded in the ninth century. The city is declared World Heritage.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Today we travel through Macedonia to Greece, passing through Bitola, a historic city that was called the “City of Consuls”. The North of Greece is strongly Slav and Ottoman in influence and has a sharp landscape. Situated by the lake, with beautiful scenery, we see Kastoria. Enjoy the city of 100 churches, with its medieval streets and its pleasant restaurants on the lakeside. Continuing to Kalabaka, we will arrive in the early afternoon. We will visit the Valley of the Meteora, an impressive place declared UNESCO World Heritage. You will also have the chance to enter one of its most famous Monasteries (entrance included).

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

We will travel south through the Thessaly region. We will arrive in Delphi after enjoying the view of wonderful landscapes. Visit and lunch at the beautiful archeological complex looking over the Gulf of Corinth offering amazing vistas. We will resume our journey to Athens. Arrival at mid-afternoon.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

We will enjoy a panoramic tour of the city with a local guide which includes the Presidential Palace, the Panathinaikos stadium where the first modern Olympic games were held, the national library, the bustling squares of the center; the new neighborhoods that emerged after the 2004 Olympic games. The tour will end at the Acropolis site (entry not included). In the evening we include a transfer to the Plaka quarter, a place full of small Greek taverns where you can also enjoy this country´s folklore.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

After breakfast, end of our services.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

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What’s included?

Accommodation in 3- 4* hotels

English speaking tours in Zagreb, Sarajevo, Dubrovnik, Tirana, Athens

Touring as per itinerary

9 Buffet Breakfasts, 7 Dinners

Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle

Arrival transfer

DINNER AND FOLK SHOW IN ATHENS T20

We will depart on the bus with our guide to the lively Plaka district at the foot of the Acropolis. We will have a taste of the typical local cuisine in one of its famous taverns and watch a dance performance from different regions of this country.

DURATION: 2hrs

INCLUDED:
-Bus tour with our guide. -Dinner-tasting with performance.

PRICE: 50 EUR

MINIMUN GROUP REQUIRED: 15 persons

Ticket admission: Tunnel of Hope in Sarajevo, Kravice Waterfall , Franciscan Monastery and Cathedral in Dubrovnik, Monastery in Meteora Valley

Gratuities

Basic travel insurance

Ferry: Kotor Bay

Funicular: Dubrovnik

Passport or visa fees

Other meals, snacks and drinks

Departure transfer

Pre and post tour accommodation

Any other items of personal nature

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All rates are based on twin/double share. Please enquire for single and triple rates. Rates are based on AUD. Availability is conditional on final confirmation from the supplier and is subject to change.

Hotel List (or similar)

Hotel Dubrovnik, Zagreb
Gajeva ul. 1, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Tel: +385 1 4863 555
Rating
4.5
Hotel Dubrovnik, Zagreb
Panorama Zagreb Hotel
Trg Krešimira Ćosića 9, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Tel: +385 52 808 898
Rating
3.5
Panorama Zagreb Hotel
Spa Terme Hotel
Hrasnička cesta 14, Ilidža 71210, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Tel: +387 33 772-000
Rating
3
Spa Terme Hotel
Valamar Argosy Hotel Dubrovnik
Ul. Iva Dulčića 140, 20000, Dubrovnik
Tel: +385 52 465 000
Rating
4.5
Valamar Argosy Hotel Dubrovnik
Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik Hotel
Ul. Iva Dulčića 34, 20000, Dubrovnik
Tel: +385 52 465 000
Rating
4.5
Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik Hotel
Hotel Colosseo Tirana Albania
Durresi St, Adem Jashari Square, Tirana, Albania
Tel: +355 04 222 0010
Rating
4.5
Hotel Colosseo Tirana Albania
Amalia Kalambaka Hotel
Theopetra, 42200 Kalambaka, Greece
Tel: Tel: +30 24320 72216
Rating
4
Amalia Kalambaka Hotel
Grand Meteora Hotel
Kastraki, Kalambaka, Greece
Tel: Tel: +30 24320 77707
Rating
4
Grand Meteora Hotel
Kosta Famissi Hotel
Trikala 144, Kalambaka
Tel: Tel: +30 24320 79192
Rating
4
Kosta Famissi Hotel
Stanley Hotel Athens
Odisseos 1, Athina 104 37, Greece
Tel: +30 21 1990 0900
Rating
4
Stanley Hotel Athens

Important things to note

Hotels are confirmed 48 hours prior to departure.

Optional activities can only be booked locally with guide.

The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. Upon quoting/booking, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.

Single sharing supplement is available. Single passengers are only able to share a room with the same sex.

Additional discounts: children under 3- 80%, children from 3-8 years- 40%, children from 9-15 years- 10%, travelers over 65 years- 5%.

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Balkan Dreams end Greece

From $2,145 AUD
  • 10 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Zagreb, Maglaj, Sarajevo, Mostar, Medjugorje, Kravica, Dubrovnik, Kotor, Budva, Tirana, Struga, Ohrid, Kastoria, Kalambaka, Meteora, Delphi, Athens

    Group Size:
    1-50
    Age Range:
    1 to 99
    Languages: English
    Travel Style: Flexible Touring, Guided Group Tours, Multi Country Trips

Or contact your local travel agent.

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