Eastern Europe, Croatia & the Balkans

Resort: Eastern Europe, Croatia & the Balkans
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Germany
Price From: £2623.20

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This epic cross-European adventure offers an intriguing combination of Central Europe’s castles and romantic squares with the Balkans’ own historic towns and wondrous landscapes. But this trip isn’t a cobweb-enshrouded history tour you’ll connect with village life, immerse yourself in urban centres, and get active with outdoor pursuits, including kayaking in Montenegro and hiking through diverse country. With 28 days devoted to this journey, this is your chance to discover what still feels like a well-kept secret.

Itineraries

Day 1
Berlin

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
Berlin

Explore this amazing city. Opt to visit the East Side Gallery, Checkpoint Charlie, world-class museums, or the Berlin Television Tower for a sweeping view of the area.

Day 3
BerlinKrakw

Travel to Krakow, Poland’s cultural hub, stopping at the Pawniowice Palace grounds along the way. Take an orientation walk upon arrival and use the evening to explore this lively city.

Day 4
Krakw

Visit Auschwitz for a sobering look at the region’s history. Spend the rest of the day exploring charming Krakow.

Day 5
Krakw

Take a free day to explore.

Day 6
KrakwPrague

Take a scenic day train into Czech Republic. Soak up the atmosphere of Prague, a unique community where every street, ghetto, inn and theatre tells a story.

Day 7
Prague

Enjoy an orientation walk with your CEO before exploring all Prague has to offer. Opt to visit the famous Charles Bridge, the clock tower in the main square or a traditional Czech beer hall with serious helpings of meat and potatoes.

Day 8
Prague

Enjoy an orientation walk with your CEO before exploring all Prague has to offer. Opt to visit the famous Charles Bridge, the clock tower in the main square or a traditional Czech beer hall with serious helpings of meat and potatoes.

Day 9
Pragueesk Krumlov

Travel to esk Krumlov. Spend time wandering the small city or visiting the small town’s castle.

Day 10
esk KrumlovVienna

Take private van to Austria in time for a walking tour of Vienna’s most beautiful sights, including the Hofburg and St Stephen’s Cathedral. Later, check in to your accommodation in Vienna, a G Adventures supported hotel stay.

Day 11
Vienna

Wander the elegant streets a little more, take in some of Europe’s most distinguished art galleries or just settle yourself on a caf terrace, order up a slice of mouthwatering Viennese cake and watch the world go by over coffee.

Day 12
ViennaBudapest

Travel to Hungary to explore the beautiful city of Budapest. Visit a G Adventures-supported social enterprise caf for a welcome drink. Opt to visit Buda Castle, window shop in Pest or soak in the city’s famous thermal baths.

Day 13
Budapest

Spend a free day exploring this charming and historic city. Opt to take a boat trip down the Danube, or travel further afield to the Etyek wine country.

Day 14
Budapest

Spend a free day exploring this charming city.

Day 15
BudapestNovi Sad

After a full day’s train journey, arrive in Novi Sad. Enjoy the first opportunity to try some Serbian cuisine.

Day 16
Novi SadBelgrade

Spend the morning exploring Novi Sad, the ancient capital of Serbia. Visit the famous Petrovaradin Fortress and, with time, check out the charming old town, or Stari Grad. In the afternoon, hop a train for a short ride to Belgrade.

Day 17
Belgrade

Visit the Kalemegdan Fortress then spend a free day floating down the Danube or shopping in one of the many bustling markets.

Day 18
BelgradeSarajevo

Travel to Sarajevo, one of the most beautiful and diverse cities in the region. Walk around the cobblestone streets, visit the famous Latin Bridge, and soak in the bustling atmosphere of this resilient place.

Day 19
Sarajevo

Take an included tour of the ‘Tunnel of Life’ to get a better understanding of the tragic recent history of this captivating city. Spend some free time exploring the Stari Grad section and looking for ‘Sarajevo Roses’.

Day 20
SarajevoMostar

Travel through beautiful countryside to reach charming Mostar. The city’s symbol, a beautiful reconstructed Ottoman-style bridge, is a reminder of the tenacity of Bosnians in recent times. Wander the old city and visit the new, taking in the many reminders of what the people of this region have survived.

Day 21
MostarKotor

Continue on to Montenegro and arrive to the Bay of Kotor, a World Heritage-listed region. There is free time here to relax or explore as desired.

Day 22
Kotor

Enjoy a sea kayaking tour before free time to relax or explore. Wander the streets of the walled city of Kotor or relax on picturesque beaches.

Day 23
KotorDubrovnik

Travel to Croatia and experience the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ in Dubrovnik. Visit the G Adventures-supported Dea project, a non profit dedicated to empowering and employing women in the community. Then, choose to relax in one of the many cafs, explore the old town fortifications, or take a boat trip to one of the nearby islands.

Day 24
Dubrovnik

Enjoy a free day to explore the Dalmatian Coast.

Day 25
DubrovnikHvar

Head to the island of Hvar. Enjoy amazing beaches, nightlife, and water sports.

Day 26
Hvar

Soak in the scenery and relish the calm on a boat ride around the Pakleni Islands.

Day 27
HvarSplit

Ferry back to the mainland and arrive to Split. Take a guided tour of the UNESCO site at Diocletian’s Palace. Enjoy free time to explore this charming seaside town.

Day 28
Split

Depart at any time.

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