10 Days Balkan Tour

Dedicate 10 full days and you’ll return home with a deeper connection and understanding of the Balkans. This time span gives you the opportunity to experience life here up close and personal. As always, Balkan Tales offers you:

  • Control over your itinerary based on your interests – adventure, nature, history.
  • Custom tours – where you start and end your tour depends entirely on you.
  • Friendly, sunny local guides who will go above and beyond for you to have a great time.

At this length, you can freely move through more than one countries and get to know each fairly well. Should you wish for some inspirations and ideas, Balkan Tales shows you what we’ve done in the past for other groups.

10 Days Balkan Tour #1

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Day 1 Ljubjana and Lake Bled, Slovenia. Explore the Slovenian capital and Spend the day among the nature

Day 2 Postojna cave, Slovenia. Visit the most interesting sight in the Slovenian capital and the amazing Postojna cave

Day 3 Plitvice lakes, Croatia. Spend the day exploring the beauty of the nature sight number one in Croatia – Plitvice lakes national park

Day 5 Transfer to Split, Croatia. Visit Zadar on the way

Day 6 Split, Croatia. Visit the old town, Diocletian Palace walls

Day 7 Dubrovnik, Croatia. Visit the old town and the most famous landmarks in the city

Day 8 Mostar, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Visit the Old bridge, The Old city, The Old turkish bazar “Kujundziluk”, The Old turkish quarter, “Koskin – Mehmed pasha’s” mosque, Tito’s palace, “Mehmed Karadoz” Mosque

Day 9 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Visit the Old town, Bascharsia, the “Gazi Husrev-beg” mosque, the “Sacred Heart” Cathedral; Sarajevo city hall, The “Sebilj” monument The tunel of Hope, The abandoned bobsleigh slight.

Day 10 Belgrade, Serbia. Visit the Belgrade fortress “Kalemegdan”, The “Knez Mihaylova” street, St. Sava cathedral, House of Flowers (Josip Broz Tito mausoleum), Cruch of the Holy mother of God (Crkva Ruzica), The Republic square, The National Assembly, The bombed buildings, The Belgrade waterfront, The Ada Ciganlija island, Sava and Danube rivers.

10 Days Balkan Tour #2

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Day 1 Dubrovnik, Croatia. Visit the Old town, the Ancient city walls, the Dubrovnik “Saint Saviour” church, the Dubrovnik Synagogue, The Onofrije’s fountain, The Franciscan Monastery, the Gates of Pile, the Old port, the Clock tower, the Sponza Palace, the Rector’s Palace, the Fort Saint John

Day 2 Blagaj and Mostar , Bosnia and Hercegovina. Visit the town of Blagaj on the way, The Old Turkish quarter in Mostar, The old bridge, and he Neretva river

Day 3 Kotor, Budva, Montenegro Exploring the most amazing cities in Montenegro. Visit the Kotor Old Town (st Tryphon Chatedral, The Church of saint Luca and the Watch tower) and Budva Old Town (the Citadel, St. John’s Church, Santa Maria in Punta Church

Day 4 Transfer to Ohrid, Macedonia. Visit Alabania and Tirana on the way (the university building, the former party house, the Scanderberg statue, Et’hem Beut Mosque

Day 5 Transfer to Skopje, Macedonia. Explore the beauti of Ohrid lake in the mornig, Visit some of the most famous churches in Ohrid and continue to Skopje. Visit the Macedonian capital (the Old bazar, the national Archeaological museum, the civilization bridge, the monument square

Day 6 Pristina, Kosovo. Visit the city center, the “Mother Teresa” Square, the National Library and the “New Born” monument

Day 7 Sofia, Bulgaria. Visit the Historical center of Sofia (the Alexander Nevsky cathedral, the saint Sofia church, the Roman ruins and the old Serdica walls)

Day 8 Transfer to Bucharest, Romania. Visit the medieval capital of Bulgaria Veliko Tarnovo on the way.

Day 9 Bucharest, Romania. Visit the Palace of Parliament, Old town, Piata Victoriei, Cec Palace, unirii Square, Revolution square, National museum of Romanian history, Constitution square, Lui Carol monument, Palace of justice

Day 10 Sinaia, Romania. Visit the Peles castle.

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10 Days Balkan Tour #3

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Day 1 Arrive in Tirana, Albania. Visit the “Skanderberg square”, the “Ethem bey” mosque, the “Enver Hoxha” pyramid, the Peace bell, the Polytechnic University of Tirana, the Building of the historical museum of Tirana, a Preserved bunker, Maria Theresa boulevard, the University of Tirana, the Old government square

Day 2 Day trip to Berat, Albania. Visit the Berat castle

Day 3 Ohrid, Macedonia. Visit the Ohrid lake, the Monument of St. Naum of Ohrid, the Monument of St Kliment Ohridski, Catcher of a cross monument, the Church of St Sofia, “St Kiril and Metodius” monument, the Ancient theatre of Ohrid; the St John at Kaneo church.

Day 4 Skopje, Maceodnia. Visit the most interesting sights in Skopje. Visit the Old muslim quarter, the Stone bridge, the Macedonia square, the Memorial house of Mother Teresa, the “Warrior on a horse” monument, the “Mustafa Pasha” mosque, the Skopje art bridge, the “Daut Pasha” Hamam, the “Mothers of Macedonia” fontain, The Divers statue, Kapan Han, the King Samuil monument, the Archeological museum building

Day 5 Prizren, Kosovo. Explore the old town and the mosques of Prizren

Day 6 Budva, Montenegro. Visit the Old town, Citadel, Ballet dancer statue, Budva city walls, St Ivan church, Church of the holly trinity, St John church, Santa Maria in Punta church

Day 7 Kotor, Montenegro. Visit the Kotor old city, Kotor harbour, city walls, St Tryphon cathedral, St Nicola church, Piaza of the arms, Church of St Luke, Gurdich gate, Clock tower, Grubonja palace, Karampana well, Drago palace, Pima palace, Beskuca’s Palace, Grgurina Palace, Bizanti Palace, Prince’s Palace, Sea gate, Old Kotor prison building

Day 8 Dubrovnik, Croatia. Visit the Old town, the Ancient city walls, the Dubrovnik “Saint Saviour” church, the Dubrovnik Synagogue, The Onofrije’s fountain, The Franciscan Monastery, the Gates of Pile, the Old port, the Clock tower, the Sponza Palace, the Rector’s Palace, the Fort Saint John

Day 9 Mostar, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Visit the Old bridge, The Old city, The Old turkish bazar “Kujundziluk”, The Old turkish quarter, “Koskin – Mehmed pasha’s” mosque, Tito’s palace, “Mehmed Karadoz” Mosque

Day 10 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Visit the Old town, Bascharsia, the “Gazi Husrev-beg” mosque, the “Sacred Heart” Cathedral; Sarajevo city hall, The “Sebilj” monument The tunel of Hope, The abandoned bobsleigh slight.

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10 Days Balkan Tour #4

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Day 1 Belgrade, Serbia. Visit the Belgrade fortress “Kalemegdan”, The “Knez Mihaylova” street, St. Sava cathedral, House of Flowers (Josip Broz Tito mausoleum), Cruch of the Holy mother of God (Crkva Ruzica), The Republic square, The National Assembly, The bombed buildings, The Belgrade waterfront, The Ada Ciganlija island, Sava and Danube rivers.

Day 2 Novi Sad, Serbia. Visit the Danube Park, The Petrovaradin fortress, The clock tower and the old town

Day 3 Nis, Serbia. Visit the Nis fortress; the Concentration camp “Red Cross”, The skull tower; The Mediana – the birth place of Constantin the greatest

Day 4 Sofia, Bulgaria. Visit the: St. Nedelya square; Nedelya church; St Sofia Monument; St. Petka Church; The old Serdika Ruins; The mineral springs; The council of ministers; The Rotunda “Saint George”; The Presidency; The mosque “Banya Bashi”; The National archaeology museum (not going inside); The National Bank of Bulgaria; Knyaz Alexander Battenberg Square; The King’s palace; The Russian church; St. Sofia Church; The National Theater; The Monument of the “unknown soldier”; The Alexander Nevski Memorial Church; The city garden; The museum of Sofia.

Day 5 Transfer to Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Visit a Traditional Bulgarian villages on the way.

Day 6 Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Visit the Old town from 19th century; the Ethnographic museum; Balabanov house; the Ancient theatre of Philipopolis; the Ancient stadium of Philipopolis, The St St Constantin and Elena church, The Djumaya mosque and square, The building of the Regional Historical museum, the Main walking street, “The Trap” neighborhood; Nebet tepe

Day 7 Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. Visit the Tsarevets fortress and the craft street

Day 8 Transfer to Skopje, Macedonia. Visit the biggest monastery in Balkans – Rila monastery in Bulgaria

Day 9 Skopje, Macedonia. Visit the Old muslim quarter, the Stone bridge, the Macedonia square, the Memorial house of Mother Teresa, the “Warrior on a horse” monument, the “Mustafa Pasha” mosque, the Skopje art bridge, the “Daut Pasha” Hamam, the “Mothers of Macedonia” fontain, The Divers statue, Kapan Han, the King Samuil monument, the Archeological museum building.

Day 10 Pristina, Kosovo. Visit the library and the New born monument.

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10 Days Balkan Tour #5

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Day 1 Zagreb, Croatia. Explore the Croatian capital. Visit the Museum of Broken Relationships, Old Town Gate, traditional Croatian pastry shop Vincek, Lenucijeva Potkova.

Day 2 Plitvice lakes, Croatia. Discover the number one nature sight in Croatia

Day 3 Split, Croatia. Visit the old town, Diocletian Palace walls

Day 4 Mostar, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Visit the Old bridge, The Old city, The Old turkish bazar “Kujundziluk”, The Old turkish quarter, “Koskin – Mehmed pasha’s” mosque, Tito’s palace, “Mehmed Karadoz” Mosque

Day 5 Dubrovnik, Croatia. Visit the Old town, the Ancient city walls, the Dubrovnik “Saint Saviour” church, the Dubrovnik Synagogue, The Onofrije’s fountain, The Franciscan Monastery, the Gates of Pile, the Old port, the Clock tower, the Sponza Palace, the Rector’s Palace, the Fort Saint John

Day 6 Kotor, Montenegro. Visit the Kotor old city, Kotor harbour, city walls, St Tryphon cathedral, St Nicola church, Piaza of the arms, Church of St Luke, Gurdich gate, Clock tower, Grubonja palace, Karampana well, Drago palace, Pima palace, Beskuca’s Palace, Grgurina Palace, Bizanti Palace, Prince’s Palace, Sea gate, Old Kotor prison building

Day 7 Tirana, Albania. Visit the “Skanderberg square”, the “Ethem bey” mosque, the “Enver Hoxha” pyramid, the Peace bell, the Polytechnic University of Tirana, the Building of the historical museum of Tirana, a Preserved bunker, Maria Theresa boulevard, the University of Tirana, the Old government square

Day 8 Berat, Albania. Visit Berat fortress and the most interesting sights in the town

Day 9 Ohrid, Macedonia. Visit the Ohrid lake, the Monument of St. Naum of Ohrid, the Monument of St Kliment Ohridski, Catcher of a cross monument, the Church of St Sofia, “St Kiril and Metodius” monument, the Ancient theatre of Ohrid; the St John at Kaneo church.

Day 10 Skopje, Macedonia. Visit the Old muslim quarter, the Stone bridge, the Macedonia square, the Memorial house of Mother Teresa, the “Warrior on a horse” monument, the “Mustafa Pasha” mosque, the Skopje art bridge, the “Daut Pasha” Hamam, the “Mothers of Macedonia” fontain, The Divers statue, Kapan Han, the King Samuil monument, the Archeological museum building.

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10 Days Balkan Tour #6

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Day 1 Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. Visit the Tsarevets Fortress and the craft street

Day 2 Buzludzha monument and Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Visit the Euroean Capital of culture and the most interesting abandoned monument in Easter Europe Buzluzdha monument on the way

Day 3 Sofia, Bulgaria Visit the St. Nedelya square; Nedelya church; St Sofia Monument; St. Petka Church; The old Serdika Ruins; The mineral springs; The council of ministers; The Rotunda “Saint George”; The Presidency; The mosque “Banya Bashi”; The National archaeology museum (not going inside); The National Bank of Bulgaria; Knyaz Alexander Battenberg Square; The King’s palace; The Russian church; St. Sofia Church; The National Theater; The Monument of the “unknown soldier”; The Alexander Nevski Memorial Church; The city garden; The museum of Sofia.

Day 4 Transfer to Skopje, Macedonia via the Rila monastery

Day 5 Skopje, Macedonia. Visit the most interesting sights in Skopje. Visit the Old muslim quarter, the Stone bridge, the Macedonia square, the Memorial house of Mother Teresa, the “Warrior on a horse” monument, the “Mustafa Pasha” mosque, the Skopje art bridge, the “Daut Pasha” Hamam, the “Mothers of Macedonia” fontain, The Divers statue, Kapan Han, the King Samuil monument, the Archeological museum building

Day 6 Transfer to Ohrid, Macedonia. Visit Matka canyon on the way

Day 7 Ohrid, Macedonia. Visit the Ohrid lake, the Monument of St. Naum of Ohrid, the Monument of St Kliment Ohridski, Catcher of a cross monument, the Church of St Sofia, “St Kiril and Metodius” monument, the Ancient theatre of Ohrid; the St John at Kaneo church.

Day 8 Tirana, Albania. Visit the “Skanderberg square”, the “Ethem bey” mosque, the “Enver Hoxha” pyramid, the Peace bell, the Polytechnic University of Tirana, the Building of the historical museum of Tirana, a Preserved bunker, Maria Theresa boulevard, the University of Tirana, the Old government square

Day 9 Transfer to Budva, Montenegro. Visit Kruje on the way

Day 10 Budva and Kotor, Montenegro. Visit the Budva Old Town and the Kotor Old town.

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10 Days Balkan Tour #7

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Day 1 Zagreb, Croatia. Explore the Croatian capital. Visit the Museum of Broken Relationships, Old Town Gate, traditional Croatian pastry shop Vincek, Lenucijeva Potkova.

Day 2 Belgrade, Serbia. Visit the Belgrade fortress “Kalemegdan”, The “Knez Mihaylova” street, St. Sava cathedral, House of Flowers (Josip Broz Tito mausoleum), Cruch of the Holy mother of God (Crkva Ruzica), The Republic square, The National Assembly, The bombed buildings, The Belgrade waterfront, The Ada Ciganlija island, Sava and Danube rivers.

Day 3 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Visit the Old town, Bascharsia, the “Gazi Husrev-beg” mosque, the “Sacred Heart” Cathedral; Sarajevo city hall, The “Sebilj” monument The tunel of Hope, The abandoned bobsleigh slight.

Day 4 Mostar, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Visit the Old bridge, The Old city, The Old turkish bazar “Kujundziluk”, The Old turkish quarter, “Koskin – Mehmed pasha’s” mosque, Tito’s palace, “Mehmed Karadoz” Mosque

Day 5 Split, Croatia. Visit the old town, Diocletian Palace walls

Day 6 Dubrovnik, Croatia. Visit the Old town, the Ancient city walls, the Dubrovnik “Saint Saviour” church, the Dubrovnik Synagogue, The Onofrije’s fountain, The Franciscan Monastery, the Gates of Pile, the Old port, the Clock tower, the Sponza Palace, the Rector’s Palace, the Fort Saint John

Day 7 Budva and Kotor, Montenegro. Visit the Budva Old Town and the Kotor Old town

Day 8 Tirana, Albania. Visit the “Skanderberg square”, the “Ethem bey” mosque, the “Enver Hoxha” pyramid, the Peace bell, the Polytechnic University of Tirana, the Building of the historical museum of Tirana, a Preserved bunker, Maria Theresa boulevard, the University of Tirana, the Old government square

Day 9 Transfer to Skopje, Maceodnia. Visit Prizren, Kosovo on the way

Day 10 Skopje, Maceodnia. Visit the most interesting sights in Skopje. Visit the Old muslim quarter, the Stone bridge, the Macedonia square, the Memorial house of Mother Teresa, the “Warrior on a horse” monument, the “Mustafa Pasha” mosque, the Skopje art bridge, the “Daut Pasha” Hamam, the “Mothers of Macedonia” fontain, The Divers statue, Kapan Han, the King Samuil monument, the Archeological museum building.

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10 Days Balkan Tour #8

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Day 1 Zagreb, Croatia. Explore the Croatian capital. Visit the Museum of Broken Relationships, Old Town Gate, traditional Croatian pastry shop Vincek, Lenucijeva Potkova.

Day 2 Plitvice lakes, Croatia. Spend the day exploring the beauty of the nature sight number one in Croatia – Plitvice lakes national park

Day 3 Transfer to Split, Croatia. Visit Zadar on tehe way

Day 4 Split, Croatia. Visit the old town, Diocletian Palace walls

Day 5 Dubrovnik, Croatia. Visit the old town and the most famous landmarks in the city

Day 6 Kotor, Montenegro. Visit the Kotor Bay, Kotor old town, Kotor harbour, city walls, St Tryphon cathedral, St Nicola church, Piaza of the arms, Church of St Luke, Gurdich gate, Clock tower, Grubonja palace, Karampana well, Drago palace, Pima palace, Beskuca’s Palace, Grgurina Palace, Bizanti Palace, Prince’s Palace, Sea gate, Old Kotor prison building

Day 7 Budva, Montenegro. Visit the Skadar lake and Budva Old town

Day 8 Tirana, Albania. Visit the “Skanderberg square”, the “Ethem bey” mosque, the “Enver Hoxha” pyramid, the Peace bell, the Polytechnic University of Tirana, the Building of the historical museum of Tirana, a Preserved bunker, Maria Theresa boulevard, the University of Tirana, the Old government square

Day 9 Ohrid, Macedonia. Visit the Ohrid lake, the Monument of St. Naum of Ohrid, the Monument of St Kliment Ohridski, Catcher of a cross monument, the Church of St Sofia, “St Kiril and Metodius” monument, the Ancient theatre of Ohrid; the St John at Kaneo church.

Day 10 Skopje, Macedonia. Visit the Old muslim quarter, the Stone bridge, the Macedonia square, the Memorial house of Mother Teresa, the “Warrior on a horse” monument, the “Mustafa Pasha” mosque, the Skopje art bridge, the “Daut Pasha” Hamam, the “Mothers of Macedonia” fontain, The Divers statue, Kapan Han, the King Samuil monument, the Archeological museum building.

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10 Days Balkan Tour #9

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Day 1 Bucharest, Romania Visit the Palace of Parliament, Old town, Piata Victoriei, Cec Palace, unirii Square, Revolution square, National museum of Romanian history, Constitution square, Lui Carol monument, Palace of justice

Day 2 Ploiesti and Sinaia, Romania. Visit the Sinaia castle

Day 3 Varna, Bulgaria. Visit the “The Dormition of the mother of God” Cathedra; The Roman Thermaes, St. Nikolas church The sea garden, The port, The main shopping street.

Day 4 Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. Visit the Tsarevets Fortress and the craft street

Day 5 Sofia, Bulgaria. Visit the: St. Nedelya square; Nedelya church; St Sofia Monument; St. Petka Church; The old Serdika Ruins; The mineral springs; The council of ministers; The Rotunda “Saint George”; The Presidency; The mosque “Banya Bashi”; The National archaeology museum (not going inside); The National Bank of Bulgaria; Knyaz Alexander Battenberg Square; The King’s palace; The Russian church; St. Sofia Church; The National Theater; The Monument of the “unknown soldier”; The Alexander Nevski Memorial Church; The city garden; The museum of Sofia.

Day 6 Nis, Serbia Visit the Red Cross concentration camp, The Nis Fortress, The Skull Tower and the Mediana – The birth place of Consantine the Great

Day 7 Transfer to Belgrade, Serbia. Visit the city center of Belgrade

Day 8 Belgrade, Serbia. Visit the Belgrade fortress “Kalemegdan”, The “Knez Mihaylova” street, St. Sava cathedral, House of Flowers (Josip Broz Tito mausoleum), Cruch of the Holy mother of God (Crkva Ruzica), The Republic square, The National Assembly, The bombed buildings, The Belgrade waterfront, The Ada Ciganlija island, Sava and Danube rivers.

Day 9 Tranfer to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Visit Novi Sad on the way

Day 10 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Visit the Old town, Bascharsia, the “Gazi Husrev-beg” mosque, the “Sacred Heart” Cathedral; Sarajevo city hall, The “Sebilj” monument The tunel of Hope, The abandoned bobsleigh slight.

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10 Days Balkan Tour #10

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Day 1 Ljubjana and Lake Bled, Slovenia. Spend the day among the nature

Day 2 Postojna Cave, Slovenia. Visit the most interesting sight in the Slovenian capital and the amazing Postojna cave

Day 3 Zagreb, Croatia Explore the Croatian capital. Visit the Museum of Broken Relationships, Old Town Gate, traditional Croatian pastry shop Vincek, Lenucijeva Potkova.

Day 3 Plitvice lakes, Croatia. Discover the number one nature sight in Croatia

Day 4 Split, Croatia. Visit the old town, Diocletian Palace walls

Day 5 Dubrovnik, Croatia. Visit the old town and the most famous landmarks in the city.

Day 6 Mostar, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Visit the Old bridge, The Old city, The Old turkish bazar “Kujundziluk”, The Old turkish quarter, “Koskin – Mehmed pasha’s” mosque, Tito’s palace, “Mehmed Karadoz” Mosque

Day 7 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Visit the Old town, Bascharsia, the “Gazi Husrev-beg” mosque, the “Sacred Heart” Cathedral; Sarajevo city hall, The “Sebilj” monument The tunel of Hope, The abandoned bobsleigh slight.

Day 8 Novi Sad, Servia. Visit teh ols town and the Petrovadian fortress.

Day 9 Belgrade, Serbia. Visit the Belgrade fortress “Kalemegdan”, The “Knez Mihaylova” street, St. Sava cathedral, House of Flowers (Josip Broz Tito mausoleum), Cruch of the Holy mother of God (Crkva Ruzica), The Republic square

Day 10 Belgrade, Serbia. Visit The National Assembly, The bombed buildings, The Belgrade waterfront, The Ada Ciganlija island, Sava and Danube rivers.

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