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Grand Balkan Tour, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania and Macedonia

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Ohrid, MacedoniaExplore the best of the Balkans; Croatia, Montenegro, Albania and Macedonia in 12 days. Visit the cities of Dubrovnik, Budva, Shkodra, Tirana, Ohrid, Skopje, Kolasin, Cetinje and Kotor.

Escorted Coach Tour | 12 days/11 nights | Starting from: Zagreb | Price from: 1.335,00 EUR

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  • DAY 1 Wednesday
    ZAGREB - Arrival
    Upon arrival at Zagreb Airport, transfer to the hotel where you will meet your tour guide.
    Dinner and overnight in Zagreb.

    DAY 2 Thursday
    Plitvice lakesMorning city tour of Zagreb, featuring the fortified Upper Town, city's historical centre, St. Mark's Church, the Cathedral, the Croatian National Theatre and the University. Afternoon departure for Plitvice with a tour of the world famous Plitvice Lakes National Park.
    Dinner and overnight in Plitvice.

    DAY 3 Friday
    SplitMorning departure for Trogir, where we visit the Cathedral of St.Lawrence. Continuing to Split; city tour of Split, including the Diocletian's Palace with the Peristyle, the Jupiter's Temple and the Cathedral.
    Dinner and overnight in Split.

    DAY 4 Saturday
    DubrovnikAfter breakfast, departure for Dubrovnik. Sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik, included on the UNESCO's List of World Cultural Heritage. We visit the Franciscan Monastery with Europe's third oldest pharmacy, the Rector's Palace and the Cathedral.
    Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik.

    DAY 5 Sunday
    Dubrovnik Day at leisure in Dubrovnik.
    Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik.

    DAY 6 Monday
    DUBROVNIK-BUDVA / Montenegro-SHKODRA / Albania- TIRANA
    Budva Departure for Tirana, driving inland to Budva known for its Old City encircled by walls from the Venetian period. Continuation to Shkodra, once the capital of the Illyrian Kingdom.
    Dinner and overnight in Tirana.

    DAY 7 Tuesday
    TIRANA - OHRID / Macedonia
    Tirana Morning sightseeing tour of Tirana, the capital of Albania, including Skender Bey Square, the Mosque of Ethem Bey, and a visit to the National Museum representing the flow of Albanian history. Afternoon departure for Ohrid, driving via Elbasan and crossing the Macedonian border at Cafasan.
    Dinner and overnight in Ohrid.

    DAY 8 Wednesday
    Ohrid Enjoy a full day in the lakeside resort of Ohrid, classified as UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage site. Afternoon short drive to St. Naum Monastery, built on the shores of Ohrid Lake in 900 A.D. and dedicated to the Slavic missionary and educator St. Naum of Ohrid. Return to the hotel.
    Overnight in Ohrid.

    DAY 9 Thursday
    Skopje Morning departure for Skopje, the capital of Macedonia and a birth place of Mother Theresa. Sightseeing tour of Skopje, including the Kale Fortress, Church of the Holy Savior with its iconostasis, one of the finest samples of traditional walnut woodcarving, Old Bazaar and Stone Bridge.
    Dinner and overnight in Skopje.

    DAY 10 Friday
    SKOPJE - KOLAŠIN / Montenegro
    Kolašin Morning departure for Kolašin (situated at the altitude of 954 m), driving via Peć and Berane and along the impressive Morača River Canyon. Afternoon arrival at Kolašin. The whole area is surrounded by the thick pine forest of the Bjelasica Mountain.
    Dinner and overnight in Kolašin.

    DAY 11 Saturday
    Kotor Morning departure for Cetinje where we visit King Nikola Museum. Continuation to Kotor, classified as UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage site, where we visit its Romanesque Cathedral dedicated to St . Triphun, the city's patron saint. We continue to Dubrovnik, driving along the picturesque Bay of Kotor.
    Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik.

    DAY 12 Sunday
    DUBROVNIK - Departure
    departure Breakfast followed by departure transfer to Dubrovnik Airport.
  • Departure dates 2013rates per person
    May 22 EUR 1335,00
    June 12 EUR 1335,00
    July 10 EUR 1390,00
    August 07, 28 EUR 1390,00
    September 18 EUR 1390,00

    Rates are per person in double room.
    Currency is set to EURO.
    Single Supplement - EUR 340,00 net

    • Arrival transfer from Zagreb Airport to hotel and departure transfer from hotel to Dubrovnik Airport on the first and the last day of the tour
    • Accommodation in 3* and 4* hotels on half board basis, except in Ohrid on Day 8 (bed and breakfast)
    • Local guides for sightseeing tours of Zagreb, Split, Dubrovnik, Tirana, Ohrid and Skopje
    • Entrance fees to the Plitvice Lakes National Park; St.Lawrence Cathedral in Trogir; Diocletian's Palace and St. Duimus Cathedral in Split; Franciscan Monastery and Rector's Palace in Dubrovnik; National Museum in Tirana, St. Sofia, St. Clement and St. Naum in Ohrid; Church of Holy Savior and Monastery of St. Panteleimon in Skopje; Residence of King Nikola I Petrović in Cetinje; St. Triphun Cathedral in Kotor
    • Air-conditioned motor coach throughout
    • Tour escort throughout


    Zagreb International 4*
    Plitvice Macola or Degenija 3*
    Split As or Dalmina 3*
    Dubrovnik Ivka 3*
    Tirana Sky Tower 4*
    Ohrid Metropol 4*
    Skopje Karpoš 4*
    Kolasin Lipka 4*

    Listed hotels will be used on almost all departures. If changes become necessary for any reason, substitute hotels will be similar to listed.

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  • Great introduction to the Balkan region

    Traveling through the Balkan area was enlighting. So many different cultures and traditions, amazing landscapes and monuments. Tour guide was very good and the accommodation was excellent. Thank you for a great vacation.

    Steve and Rita, Galway, Ireland

    Tired, but full of impressions

    Well, 12 days passed really quick, so many interesting things to see and do. We are over 50 so we were worried if we could keep up with the younger participants, but had no problems whatsoever. Will recommend this tour to our friends back home.

    Christof and Lea, Rotterdam, Belgium

    Thank you

    This thank you goes to our tour leader, we appreciate all the help you provided in solving some of our travel problems.

    Lisa, Uppsala, Sweden

    Glad we did it

    From the pickup at the airport, all through the departure back home we were taken care off, enjoyed this tour very much. Albania and Macedonia were very interesting, learned a lot about the various cultures of the Balkan region.

    Mee and Chan, Hong Kong, China

    We bring back a lot of memories

    We had a lot of different offers for similar tours, bur decided on this one. Glad we did. Very professional throughout the whole duration of the tour.

    Sean and Glenda, New York, USA

    All reviews are the subjective opinion of the publisher and not of Dubrovnik Online.

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