The Four Nations Balkan Tour

A Trip to Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro and  Bosnia-Herzegovina

Rila Lakes HikingIn this 10-day 4 countries trip you’ll witness the sights,  sample the cuisine and get to know the culture of four of the Balkans’ most incredible countries: Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

United by incredible scenery and a history which has included influences from east, west, the Mediterranean and more, you will explore the most well-known parts as well as the hidden histories which so few people get to see.

Let us know what your tour tour should be like – and we’ll customize any itinerary to meet your needs.

Your full licensed local guide will be there to give you insight throughout your once-in-a-lifetime trip around the Balkans.

Here’s what you’ll see:
Highlights: big city tour of historic Belgrade, Novi Sad old town and Petrovaradin Fortress, incredible Zagreb city tour, Plitvice Lakes and National Park, Zadar, world-famous Split and Dubrovnik, Kotor with its magnificent harbour and palaces, Budva, Mostar and the Strati Most bridge, Cetinje and then Sarajevo for a final unforgettable city tour.

What your tour price includes

  • A private tour guide –  friendly, fully licensed English-speaking guide or driver.
  • A fully tailored tour – add extra stops, rest days, free time, airport transfers – whatever you need to make your Balkan trip one that’s unique to you.
  • An upfront quote – we’ll provide a free, no-obligation quote with your custom itinerary.
  • Private tours matched to your group size – we provide small group tours for up to 8 participants.
  • Comfortable transport – you’ll be traveling in a spacious, air-conditioned minivan.

The Four Nations Tour Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Belgrade day tour→ Arrive in Belgrade

→ City tour of Belgrade and free time
Visit the Belgrade fortress “Kalemegdan” (Enduring fortress built in 535 BCE) with a view to Sava and Danube rivers; The Pobednik Monument (Monument inside the Belgrade fortress); Church of the Holy Mother of God / Crkva Ruzica (Serbian Orthodox church located inside the Belgrade fortress); The “Knez Mihaylova” pedestrian street; St. Sava cathedral (The biggest Orthodox cathedral in the Balkans ); The House of Flowers (Josip Broz Tito mausoleum); History museum of Yugoslavia; The Republic square, The National Assembly, The bombed buildings.

During your free time you can take a walk around the Belgrade waterfront or enter some of the museums in Belgrade: Nikola Tesla Museum; The History museum of Serbia; etc.

Overnight in Belgrade

Day 2

→ Day tour to Novi Sad

→ Short stop to visit the Old town and Petrovaradin Fortress

→ Transfer to Belgrade

Overnight in Belgrade

Day 3

Visit and see the beauty of Cathedral St. Mark’s→ Transfer to Zagreb, Croatia

→ City tour and free time in Zagreb, Croatia
Visit the Old Town; The Zagreb Cathedral; St. Mark’s church (Monumental, medieval-style, Serbian Orthodox church); Dolac Market (Large market with many stands offering flowers, fruits, veggies & meats in an indoor/outdoor setup); The Lotrscak Tower; The Medieval Stone Gate; The Lenucijeva Potkova. Ban Josip Jelačić Square (The central square of Zagreb)

Overnight in Zagreb

Day 4

See and feel the history of Zadar→ Day tour to the Plitvice lakes
Explore the national park

→ Transfer to Zadar
Free time in Zadar

Overnight in Zadar

Day 5

→ Transfer to Split, Croatia

Visiting the the cathedral of Saint Domnius→ Visit Sibenik and Trogir on the way

→ City tour of Split and free time
Visit the old town, The Diocletian Palace; The Cathedral of Saint Domnius (Built in 4th century AD); The Riva (The central part of Split); The Old Jupiter’s Temple (build in 3rd century AD); The “Let me pass” street; The Golden Gate (4th-century Roman stone entryway to Diocletian’s Palace, with arches & ornate statues);

Overnight in Split

Day 6

→ Transfer to Dubrovnik

→ City tour and free time
Visit the Old town, the Ancient city walls, the Dubrovnik Travelling through the Ancient city walls of Dubrovnik (16th century church with Renaissance architecture); the Dubrovnik cathedral (Early 18th-century baroque cathedral); The Onofrije’s fountain, The Franciscan Monastery (Landmark monastery built in the 1300s, noted for its cloister, library & historic pharmacy displays); the Gates of Pile; the Old port; the Clock tower, the Sponza Palace, the Rector’s Palace; the Fort Saint John; the Stradun (The main walking street in Dubrovnik old town);

Overnight in Dubrovnik

Day 7

→ Transfer to Kotor

Visiting the old city of Kotor and its harbour→ City tour and free time in 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

Overnight in Budva

Day 8

Be amaze of the Ostrog monastery site→ Day tour from Budva
Visit the Njegushi village and Ostrog Monastery

→ Transfer to Cetinje
City tour of Cetinje old centre

→ Transfer back to Budva

Overnight in Budva

Day 9

Visit and walk through Mostar city→ Transfer to Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

→ Short city tour of the old town
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)

→ Transfer to Sarajevo
Free time in Sarajevo

Overnight in Sarajevo

Day 10

Free time to explore Sarajevo→ 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); the “Sacred Heart” Cathedral (Gothic cathedral from the 19th century); The Sarajevo city hall, The Abandoned Bobsleigh Track (Built in 1984 for the Winter Olympic 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);

→ Free time at the afternoon
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

End of the tour

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