Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro and Albania Tour
Tirana, the capital of Albania, is worth the trip alone. But the Adriatic coast gives this trip to the Balkans a truly special air of escape. Take a boat trip on Skadar lake – the biggest in the Balkans – and explore the ancient sights and modern life of Kotor, Visegrad, Budva and stunning Sarajevo.
This is a tour which includes a lot of what makes this part of the world truly special. Your friendly, fully licensed guide will ensure you see everything and give you insights into the land behind the beauty.
Here’s what you’ll see:
City tour of Tirana, the Albanian capital, Berat fortress and old town, Kruje fortress, Montenegro’s city of Bar and its old town, Skadar lake boat trip, Kotor and its amazing harbour and palaces, seeing the sights around Kotor bay and outlying villages, lively Budva, Mostar and its famous bridge, Visegrad and Sarajevo with its incredible history.
What your tour includes
→ City tour of the Albanian capital and free time
Visit the “Skanderberg square” (The main square in Tirana) with the Skanderberg Statue; Тhe “Ethem bey” mosque (the Only historical mosque in Tirana) Тhe “Enver Hoxha” pyramid, the Peace bell
Тhe Building of the historical museum of Tirana, a Preserved bunker (in one of the bunkers there is a museum about the victims of the Albanian Communist regime) Maria Theresa boulevard, Тhe University of Tirana, Тhe Old government square; The Clock tower (19th Century)
Overnight in Tirana
→ Boat trip of the lake
→ Transfer to Kotor
→ City tour of the old town
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
→ Transfer to Budva
Free time in Budva
Overnight in Budva
→ Transfer to Mostar
Visit Blagaj on the way
→ City tour of Mostar
Visit the Strati Most/ The most bridge (A rebuilt 16th-century Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina that crosses the river Neretva and connects the two parts of the city. The Old Bridge stood for 427 years, until it was destroyed on 9 November 1993 by Croat military forces during the Croat–Bosniak War.); The Old turkish bazar “Kujundziluk”, The Old turkish quarter, “Koskin – Mehmed pasha’s” mosque, (Small mosque dating to the 17th century)
Overnight in Mostar
→ City tour of Sarajevo
Visit the Bascarsija (The historical Turkish market); Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque (Ottoman mosque from 16th century); The Latin Bridge/ The Assassination Bridge (Ottoman-era stone bridge near the site of Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s 1914 assassination); The Sebilj Monument (Famous 18th century wooden fountain); Тhe “Sacred Heart” Cathedral (Gothic cathedral from the 19th century); The Sarajevo city hall.
The Abandoned Bobsleigh Track (Built in 1984 for the Winter Olimpic games in Former Yugoslavia The country opened its doors to the international community to celebrate sport, after the breakup of Yugoslavia, during the long Sarajevo siege the bobsleigh track been used as a base for the artillery); The Tunnel of Hope (Military-history museum at the site of a storied Bosnian War–era underground tunnel); During your free time in Sarajevo you can enter the Museum of Sarajevo 1878–1918 (Compact museum dedicated to historical events in Sarajevo during the Austro-Hungarian period.); The War Childhood Museum (Prominent museum featuring exhibits & videos on the children who lived through the Bosnian War.); The Museum of Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide.
Overnight in Sarajevo
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