DUBROVNIK ● BUDVA ● TIRANA ● OHRID ●SKOPJE ● KRALJEVO ● BEOGRAD ● SARAJEVO ● DUBROVNIK
Arrival in Dubrovnik, dinner and overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, a city tour of Dubrovnik, the Pearl of Adriatic. The walls of Dubrovnik girdle a perfectly preserved complex of public and private, sacral, and secular buildings representing all periods of the city’s history, beginning with its founding in the 7th century. Particular mention should be made of the city’s main street, Stradun, the Rector’s Palace, the church of St. Vlaho, the Cathedral, three large monasteries and the City Hall. After visit Cavtat and Konavle. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Dubrovnik.
After breakfast, we depart for Montenegro. First, we drive to Kotor, a town that was inhabited even at the times of the Illyrians. Kotor, a city of traders and famous sailors, is situated in Boka Kotorska bay. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made Kotor a UNESCO listed “World Natural and Historical Heritage Site “. The Cathedral of Saint Tryphon (Sveti Tripun), a monument of Roman culture is one of the most recognizable
symbols of the city. Then we continue our drive to Cetinje, once the capital of Montenegro. After a short sightseeing tour, we head towards Budva, the most famous tourist resort in Montenegro. We will also stop to see St. Stefan, today a luxurious resort that once used to be a small fishing village. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, we depart for Tirana, the capital of Albania with Stop in Shkoder situated on south bank of Shkodra Lake. This city is one of the oldest cities in Europe and the traditional centre of the Gheg cultural region. Proceed for Tirana. After check in free time in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Tirana.
Morning sightseeing of Tirana – Albania’s capital since 1920. It lies almost exactly midway between Rome and Istanbul, and its architecture has been influenced by both, as well as by Russia. The city tour of Tirana begins at Skënderberg Square, a great open space in the heart of the city. The most of sights are situated near by Main Square, such as National History Museum, Mausoleum of former President Enver Hoxha, Palace of Culture, and the Mosque Et’hem Bey, Clock tower. Afternoon departure for Ohrid, lake on border with Macedonia. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Ohrid.
After breakfast, a half day sightseeing of Ohrid. Rightfully referred to as “The Jerusalem of the Balkans”, Ohrid abounds in churches, the walls of which are decorated with wonderful frescoes. Settlements around Ohrid, churches along the coast of Ohrid lake, and springs of river Crn Drim are complementing the magical beauty and attractiveness of Ohrid. Afternoon free for leisure. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Ohrid.
After breakfast, departure for Skopje. In the afternoon, the sightseeing of Skopje. The capital of Macedonia is divided by Vardar river on two parts: Slavic and Ottoman. Visit the Stone bridge, Daut-Pashin amam (Turkish bath), Feudal tower, Isa – Bey’s mosque, Mustafa – Pasha mosque, Old Skopje bazaar (marketplace)0,11 forteress Skopsko Kale, St. Nikita Monastery, St. Spas church. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Skopje.
After breakfast, departure to Kraljevo, famous Serbian city of the Kings. On way to Kraljevo visit of Monastery Zica, Cultural Monument of Exceptional Importance from 1979 , built in 13th century by the first King of Serbia.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Kraljevo.
After breakfast leave for Beograd and on the way visit Topola. Their visit Oplenac, the complex of the Serbian Royal Family Karadjordjević. Complex comprises of several buildings. Magnificent Church of St. George where the Mausoleum of the Karadjordjevic dynasty is, built according to plans of King Petar I. Special Feature of the church is the mosaic that covers most of the inside walls, made from Murano glass. Also visit House of King Petar’s, which is now a museum. Nearby is also King’s Winery where you will stop for short wine tasting. Continue to Beograd. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Beograd.
After breakfast, a half day sightseeing of Belgrade. The Capital of Serbia is situated on the mouth of river Sava into Danube. We will visit St. Sava Church, Slavija Square, Belgrade Palace, the ‘New Court’, City hall, the Federal Parliament, Terazije street, the National Theatre, the National Museum, University and more. Belgrade Fortress, situated at Kalemegdan, the remains of the old city’s fortifications from the 1st to the 18th centuries overlook a spectacular panoramic view of the Sava and Danube confluence. Afternoon free for leisure. Dinner and overnight at
the hotel in Belgrade.
After breakfast continue to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Drive through Drina river valley to cross the border of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Upon arrival, sightseeing of Sarajevo, the city which has a rich and fascinating culture, which has been home to Muslims, Croats, Turks, Jews, and Serbs. City with many diversities, which shows a unique link between the East and the West. Visit to Bašèaršija, oriental Svrzina house and Princip Bridge.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
On the way to Dubrovnik, drive through beautiful Neretva Valley and visit Mostar. Situated between Sarajevo and Dubrovnik, Mostar is the main centre of Herzegovina and was founded by the Turks in the 15th century. During sightseeing explore the UNESCO protected Old town, once the centre of the city’s Islamic culture and visit Mostar’s famous 14th century Bridge which was destroyed in 1566 and painstakingly rebuilt. Continue to follow Neretva River till Adriatic Sea. Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Free time till transfer to Dubrovnik airport.