Beauty of the Balkans

8 days / 7 nights

From 820,– €
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From 820,– €

Program

Day 1: Arrival in Dubrovnik – Trebinje (-/-/D)

Upon arrival at Dubrovnik airport, you will be greeted by your local tour escort. Transfer
to Trebinje in Bosnia Herzegovina. Dinner and overnight in Trebinje.

Day 2: Mostar (B/L/D)

Excursion to Mostar. Depart in the direction of the fertile Neretva Valley which leads
to Mostar. Located on the banks of the Neretva (Emerald) river. The historic city of
Mostar is architecturally remarkable, with its Ottoman style houses and its old bridge,
Stari Most, which gave the city its name. Mostar, the former border town of the Ottoman
Empire, has preserved its oriental character marked by a cosmopolitan and
authentic way of life and was hardly touched during the war. The old town was rebuilt
stone by stone and is classified world heritage by UNESCO. Guided tour: The Old
Bridge District with its bazaar and its workshops, entry into a mosque and a Turkish
house. Lunch during the excursion. Dinner and overnight in Trebinje.

Day 3: Dubrovnik (B/L/D)

The day will be centred around visiting ancient Ragusa, with its red roofs, palaces and
churches, its alleyways and cute squares. Passing through the Pile gate, you arrive
on the Stradun, where the most diverse styles cohabit in perfect harmony, as unified
by the white stone that characterizes the buildings of the pearl of the Adriatic. Lunch
in Dubrovnik. Free afternoon to explore. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight in
Trebinje.

Day 4: Trebinje – Konavle (B/L/D)

Visit the monastery of Trebinje which is built on Crkvine hill overlooking the Trebišnjica
river. It is one of the oldest monasteries of Christendom. After the visit - wine tasting.
Then visit Trebinje famous for its landscapes reminiscent of the Provence and its
historical, cultural monuments and architectural heritage. Lunch. Travel along the
road through the plain of Konavle. Very fertile, this valley has supplied Dubrovnik with
agricultural products for centuries. In Gruda, you will visit a "Mlin", a traditional water
mill that is still operating. After the visit, there is a wine and specialty food tasting.
Dinner and overnight in Trebinje.

Day 5: Bay of Kotor (B/L/D)

A full day excursion to the Bay of Kotor, the largest Adriatic fjord, and a jewel of
Montenegrin tourism. Travel along the steep, sloping coast, arriving at the fishing
village of Perast, which offers a superb view of Saint Marks and Gospa od Škrpjela
(Notre-Dame du Rocher) islets. Board a small boat for Gospa od Škrpjela. Visit the
votive church that is adorned with a magnificent collection of paintings from the
17th century. Return to the pier. Continue to the town of Kotor, which has a very rich
heritage and is under the protection of Unesco. Guided tour of the historic heart of
the millennial city. Lunch during the excursion. Check-in to your hotel in Montenegro.
Dinner and overnight in Budva area.

Day 6: Tirana (B/L/D)

Excursion to Tirana. Tirana is a relatively new city, it was founded by the Ottoman
general Suleyman Pasha in the early 17th century. He erected the first buildings, a
mosque, a hammam and a bakery. It didn’t become the capital until 1925, when
development began with the help of the Italians. Guided tour. Entry to the National
Museum and visit its rich collections from the Greek and Roman periods. Lunch
during the visit. Dinner and overnight in Budva area.

Day 7: Njeguši, Cetinje and Budva – Cavtat (B/L/D)

Depart for the panoramic road towards Njegusi, a village that has traditional architecture
and is where the former royal family of Petrović-Njegos came from. Continue
on to the ancient capital of the country, Cetinje. Visit the palace of the last king of the
country, Nicolas I Petrović, who ruled until 1918. The rooms contain collections of
objects belonging to the former sovereign. Continue towards the medieval centre of
Budva which has become a well-known seaside resort on the coast. Free time. Return
to your hotel in Cavtat/Croatia. Dinner and overnight in Cavtat.

Day 8: Departure from Dubrovnik (B/-/-)

Transfer to Dubrovnik airport according to airline schedules. Assistance at check in
and return flight.

Services

Our prices include:

  • Deluxe motor coach as per itinerary
  • English speaking tour escort troughout
  • Accommodation in 4★ hotels in double/twin room
  • 4 nights with half board in Trebinje
  • 2 nights with half board in Budva area
  • 1 night with halfboard in Cavtat
  • 7 lunches
  • Wine tasting/Trebinje
  • Tasting of local specialities and wine/Gruda
  • Guided visits of Trebinje (1h), Dubrovnik (1h30), Kotor (1h)
  • Admission to the following sights:
    • Trebinje: monastery
    • Gruda: water mill (including local food tasting)
    • Gospa od Škrpjela: Church of our Lady of the Rocks
    • Cetinje: palace
  • Porterage at hotels in / out
  • All taxes and charges

Our classic destination for round trips

Our team in the area is looking forward to welcoming you in Bosnia and taking care of your clients on spot.

Travel Europe Dubrovnik
Andrije Hebranga 106A
HR-20000 Dubrovnik
Tel: +385 (0)20 32 28 80
Fax: +385 (0)20 32 28 99
office.dubrovnik@traveleurope.cc

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