14 Days tour by bus, visiting 6 countries: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia&Hercegovina, Montnegro, Albania, Macedonia and Greece. Starting at Ljubljana (Slovenia) and ending at Thessaloniki (Greece).
Postojna – Ljubljana – Bled
Arrival to POSTOJNA and sightseeing of CAVE with local guide. Possible lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon departure to LJUBLJANA. Accommodation in hotel 3* or 4 * in town or surroundings. Sightseeing of the old town with local guide. Dinner and overnight.
Bled – Zagreb
After breakfast departure to BLED , sightseeing of town&museum with local guide. Coffee (or lunch break) and departure to ZAGREB. Accommodation in hotel 3* or 4* in Zagreb. City tour of ZAGREB including the fortified St Mark Church, the Cathedrale, Upper Town, Croatian National Theatre. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Plitvice – Trogir – Split
After breakfast drive to PLITVICE LAKES National Park on the UNESCO’s List of World Natural Heritage. Sixteen lakes, connected in a series of cascading waterfalls, the Plitvice Lakes are a natural phenomenon of a rare and unique beauty. Afternoon departure to SPLIT and TROGIR, both towns on UNESCO’s List of World Natural Heritage. City tour SPLIT and TROGIR. Accommodation in hotel 3* or 4*. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Visoko – Sarajevo
Early breakfast and departure in direction VISOKO near Sarajevo. Visit to valley of Bosnian pyramids, assumingly older than Egyptian and Mexican pyramids. On the way to hotel possible visit to one of the Franciscan monasteries. Arriving in SARAJEVO in the evening hours. Accommodation in hotel 3* or 4 *. Dinner and overnight.
Sarajevo – Mostar
Breakfast. Visit of old part of Sarajevo-Baščaršija. Continuing direction MOSTAR with visit to old town of Mostar and Old Bridge. Possible lunch in typical Bosnian restaurant. Continuing direction DUBROVNIK over Neretva valley. Accommodation in hotel 3* or 4 * in Dubrovnik or surroundings. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DubrovnikBreakfast. Panoramic sightseeing. DUBROVNIK CITY TOUR with local guide: the Pile Gate, Onofrio’s Fountain, Cathedral, Duke’s Palace, Old Harbour and the Arsenal… Free time for individual activities or facultative tours. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Kotor – Cetinje – BudvaBreakfast and departure for Montenegro. Sightseeing of Boka Fiord, Perast and artificial island Gospa od Skrpjela. Arrival to KOTOR (under UNESCO protection). Possible lunch in a fish restaurant. After the lunch break, walk through the Old Town, visit of Cathedral St. Tripun, Maritime museum, old palaces. Drive direction Njeguši (short pause in the village). Arriving in CETINJE. Sightseeing of King Nikola’s palace, Embassies. Arrival to BUDVA. Accommodation in hotel 3* or 4 *. Dinner and overnight.
Budva – Skadar Lake NPBreakfast. Sightseeing Old town of BUDVA: City walls, Roman basilica, citadel, orthodox church St. Trinity, catholic church St.Ivan. Drive to Virpazar, small place on the coast of SKADAR LAKE NATIONAL PARK. Possible lunch at the bank of the lake in the national restaurant (lake fish and home made food). Possible boat ride over the lake, enjoying beautiful scenery of rich flora and fauna, over the clean, green water. Back to hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Shkodra – Kruja – Tirana – DuresBreakfast. Departure to Albania. Visit SHKODRA and sightseeing of Rozafa” Castle. Departure to KRUJA, Visit the Old Bazaar, the Museum and the Castle of the national hero Skanderbey. Possible lunch in traditional restaurant in Kruja. Continuing to TIRANA. Sightseeing of the city center and the National Historical Museum Departure to DURRES. Accommodation in hotel 3* or 4* in Durres or surroundings. Dinner and overnight.
Apollonia – BeratBreakfast and departure towards Fier. We will see the remainings of the ancient town APOLLONIA, founded in 588 BC. The next station is the old town of BERAT. The town is still renowned for its historic architecture and scenic beauty. Visit the: The Fortress, the Museum, the Citadel and its churches, the Mosque of Barchelors. Possible lunch at traditional restaurant. Departure to Dures. Dinner and overnight.
Dures – OhridBreakfast. Sightseeing of DURES. Departure to Macedonia. Arriving in OHRID. Accommodation in hotel 3* or 4* on the lake riviera. Possible lunch at local taverna. In the afternoon visit of the Old town of Ohrid, with old styled architecture and significant Byzantine churches. Dinner and overnight.
Bigorski Monastery – MavrovoBreakfast. Departure to MAVROVO NP. Visit of the monastery Sv. Jovan Bigorski, most famous for its unique wooden iconostas. Continuing through the Canyon of Radika river. Possible lunch with local specialties at Mavrovo lake. In the afternoon panoramic boat cruising on Ohrid lake. Dinner in a traditional restaurant with live music and folk show. Overnight.
Sv.Naum – Galicica NP – BitolaBreakfast. Check out and drive to the monastery of St Naum. Visit the springs of Crni Drim river and the monastery church. Continue across GALICICA NP, and around Prespa lake. Visit of the traditional village of BRAJCINO. Possible lunch with home-made dishes at the village taverna. Continue to BITOLA and arriving at the afternoon. Accommodation in hotel 3* or 4*. Sightseeing of the Old Center with the Neoclassical buildings. Dinner and overnight.
Bitola-IgumenicaBreakfast. Check out. Visit of the archaeological site of HERACLEA LYNCESTIS, including the theatre and many amazing mosaics. Departure to Greece. Travelling across the north-west region with on the way visits of the towns of Kozani and Ioannina. Night sail from Igumenica to Ancona…
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· Safe travelling
· Quality accommodation
· Experienced tourism personnel
· Tasty local food&drinks
· Picturesque countryside
· Friendly locals
· High Edutainment value
Valid part of the arrangement are the General traveling conditions