Long Balkan Tours

Including: Slovenia (Ljubljana, Bled), Croatia (Opatija, Rovinj, Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes, Sibenik, Trogir, Dubrovnik), Bosnia and Herzegovina (Mostar, Sarajevo)

bled

Day 1: Ljubljana

Slovenia, a country in Central Europe, is known for its mountain, ski resorts and lakes.

Day 2: Ljubljana - Bled

Officially the program will start with sightseeing of Ljubljana including Ljubljana Castle, Dragon Bridge - symbol of the city, the city’s special Triple Bridge over the river Ljubljanica. Proceed to the glacial Lake Bled and Julian Alps. Visit Bled Castle built on the cliff high above the lake and use Pletna boat to reach the lake’s island.

Day 3: Postojna Cave - Opatija

Carry on through Slovenia and be part of 35 million visitors who already visit the Postojna Cave one of the most diverts cave system in the world. Passages, galleries and magnificent halls offer a unique experience of the underground world. Drive to Croatia, through Istria to reach Opatija former Imperial resort city.

Day 4: Pula - Rovinj

Journey continue to the western coast of Istrian Peninsula and visit city of Rovinj. Old town stands on a headland, with houses tightly crowded down to the seafront. Settled in the prehistoric era and valued for its strategic location, Pula has been occupied, destroyed and rebuilt numerous times.

Day 5: Zagreb

Morning start with guided tour of the Croatian capital. Exploring the Upper town (a network of little streets that stretch between two hills: Kaptol and Gradec), the Government Palace, St Mark’s church, visit the Assumption of Blessed Mary Cathedral and open air Dolac market.

Day 6: National Park Plitvice

The whole day is dedicated to explore the most known Croatian National Park entered under the UNESCO - National Park Plitvice Lakes. The little lakes interconnected with waterfalls created by deposition of travertine constitute the main attraction of this unique park. Apart from lakes and forests, the park is ornamented with caves, springs and flower meadows. Overnight in the National Park.

Day 7: Zadar - Sibenik

Returning back to the Adriatic Sea and visit the urban center of northern Dalmatia with 3000 years’ history city of Zadar. The afternoon is reserved for city of Sibenik and most recognizable symbol of the city Cathedral of Saint James placed on the UNESCO World heritage list.

Day 8: Trogir - Split

Yesterday we finish with UNESCO today we will continue with one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe, city of Trogir. Walking through the ‘’town museum “and see the spectacular Venetian Cathedral of St Lovro. Afternoon tour in the city who was built around the Diocletian’s Palace, city of Split. Explore the palace built in the 4th century nowadays settle on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. See the remaining of the Palace, Jupiter Temple and Cathedral...

Day 9: Dubrovnik

Proceed to the pearl of the Adriatic Sea - City of Dubrovnik. Before we enter inside or the city walls and walk along the main street to see Circular Onofrio's Fountain, Rector Palace City Bell Tower, we will take Cable Car and enjoy in the breathtaking views of the Old town and crystal clear Adriatic Sea. The afternoon is at leisure.

Day 10: Mostar - Sarajevo

The first stop on today’s journey will be city of Mostar and visit the famous newly rebuilt Old Bridge over the Neretva River originally built by the Ottoman Empire, one of most recognizable landmarks of Bosnia and Herzegovina, walking through the old town and finish near Karadjoz-bey mosque the most beautiful and the biggest one in the region of Herzegovina. Continue towards Sarajevo. Check in the hotel.

Day 11: Sarajevo Airport

The journey will finish with the transfer to Sarajevo airport.

11 days balkan kaleidoscope

Tour highlights:

  • Bled: Bled Castle, boating on Lake Bled and reach the island
  • Ljubljana: Ljubljana Castle, Dragon Bridge, City hall
  • Rovinj: Old town, Port of Rovinj, Saint Euphemia Cathedral
  • Pula: The Temple of Augustus, the Arena
  • Sibenik: Cathedral of Saint James, St Anne’s Fortress
  • Trogir: Cathedral of St Lawrence, The main city square
  • Dubrovnik: Dubrovnik Cable car, walking through old city, Rector’s Palace
  • Sarajevo: Bascarsija, Latin Bridge, Tunnel of Hope