The Balkans have much to offer in terms of scenery, historical monuments and attractions. It’s easy to fill out 2 weeks with activities and sights. Balkan Tales has the experience and tools to make it a memorable time. Your tour is:

  • Helmed by licensed, local guides who will show you the best your countries of choice offer.
  • Open to any changes you might want done to your travel itinerary.
  • Adjustable when it comes to starting and finishing points.

Whether you want an in-depth historical tour or prefer to take the nature routes, Balkan Tales can create a bespoke guided 14-day tour for you. You can see what tours we’ve done in the past for inspiration and ideas.

 

14 Days Balkan Tour #1

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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 Rila , Bulgaria. Visit the Biggest monastery in Balkans

Day 6 Transfer to Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Visit a Traditional Bulgarian villages on the way.

Day 7 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 8 Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. Visit the Tsarevets fortress and the craft street

Day 9 Transfer to Skopje, Macedonia. Visit the biggest monastery in Balkans – Rila monastery in Bulgaria

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

Day 11 Transfer to Ohrid, Macedonia. Visit Matka Canyon on the way

Day 12 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.

Dаy 13 Prizren, Kosovo. Visit the Old Town of Prizren

Day 14 Pristina, Kosovo. Visit the library and the New born monument

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14 Days Balkan Tour #2

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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 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 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 Transfer to Sofia, Bulgaria. Visit the Top Bulgarian Landmarks Rila monastery and the capital – Sofia

Day 11 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 11 Gabrovo and Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. Visit the Etar, Ethographic complex, the Tsarevets fortress, Assen’s monument, The old craft street

Day 12 Transfer to Bucharest, Romania. Visit Ruse city on the way

Day 13 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 14 Sinaia, Romanaia. Visit Peles castle

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14 Days Balkan Tour #3

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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

Day 11 Blagaj and 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 12 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 13 Tranfer to Belgrade, Serbia. Visit Novi Sad on the way

Day 14 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.

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14 Days Balkan Tour #4

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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

Day 11 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 12 Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. Visit the Tsarevets fortress, Assen’s monument, The old craft street

Day 13 Transfer to Buzharest, Romania. Visit the Sveshtari Thracian tomb on the way

Day 14 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

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14 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. 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 Transfer to Skopje, Macedonia. Visit Matka canyon on the way

Day 11 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 12 Rila Monastery and Melnik, Bulgaria. Visit the top Bulgarian landmark – Rila monastery and the wine capital of Bulgaria – Melnik

Day 13 The Seven Rila lakes, Bulgaria. Visit the top Bulgarian nature sight

Day 14 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.

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14 Days Balkan Tour #6

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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,

Day 11 Mostar, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Visit Blagaj on the way, 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 12 Kotor, Montenegro. Visit the Kotor Bay, The 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 13 Budva, Montenegro. Visit the Budva Old Town and the Kotor Old town

Day 14Dubrovnik, 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

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14 Days Balkan Tour #7

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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 Transfer to Belgrade, Serbia Visit Novi Sad on the way

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

Day 10 Transfer to Sofia, Bulgaria. Visit Nis, Serbia on the way

Day 11 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 12 Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. Visit the Tsarevets Fortress and the craft street

Day 13 Transfer to Bucharest, Romania. Visit the Sveshtari Thracian tomb on the way

Day 14 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

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