2021 : Once Upon a Time in Yugoslavia

14 Days/13 Nights

Six countries, thousands of years of history

Discover the delights of Tirana, Dubrovnik, Sarajevo, Belgrade, Zagreb, and Ljubljana. Visit a Unesco World Heritage site, sip traditional Bosnian coffee, stop into a local artisan, and so much more.

Trip Highlights:

  • Dubrovnik
  • Sarajevo
  • Bled Castle
  • Ljubljana
  • Belgrade

    Hotels:

  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • Lapad Hotel
  • Hotel Europe
  • Hotel Moskva
  • Sheraton Hotel
  • Radisson Blu - Ljubljana
  • Call (254) 247-1300 for more information or to book today! Mention code 15658426

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 6/30/2021
    Duration
    14 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1TiranaTirana : Welcome to Tirana! You will be met and transferred to your hotel. The day is at leisure until you gather with your fellow travelers and your Tour Director in the evening for an orientation of your tour and a welcome reception. (WR)
    Day 2TiranaTirana Sightseeing : On a morning sightseeing tour, see the Skanderberg Square with the statue of G.K. Skanderberg, Albania's national hero, the Mosque of Et'hem Bey, the Clock Tower, the Palace of Culture, built in Socialist-Realist style; and the National History Museum. Your afternoon if free to continue exploring on your own, shop, or just relax. (B)
    Day 3Lake OhridLake Ohrid - Monastery of Saint Naum : Travel to Macedonia and visit the lakeside resort of Ohrid. It is an important cultural and spiritual center, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Our sightseeing tour starts with a walk through the cobblestone streets of the old town. Afterward, visit the magnificent Monastery of Saint Naum. In the early afternoon, we return to our hotel. The evening is at leisure (B)
    Day 4DubrovnikKotor - Dubrovnik : After breakfast, leave Albania and travel to Montenegro for a visit to Kotor's Old Town. You will have time for lunch on your own. Later, we continue to beautiful Dubrovnik in Croatia. Dine with your group tonight. (B, D)
    Day 5DubrovnikOld Dubrovnik Tour - Local Artisan Visit : Start your discovery of Dubrovnik with a walking tour of "Old Dubrovnik"; the Rector's Palace, the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando's Column and the Sponza Palace are all on the itinerary, as are the Dominican and Franciscan Monasteries. The Pharmacy of the Franciscan Monastery is one of the oldest in the world. Later, meet a local artisan to learn the traditional craftsmanship that still thrives in Dubrovnik today. The remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)
    Day 6SarajevoMostar - Sarajevo : Drive through the gorge of the Neretva River to Mostar, where you will see the remains of the Turkish quarter and the 16th-century stone bridge. Afterward, continue on to Sarajevo, the capital of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and a city influenced by several cultures and civilizations over its long history. (B)
    Day 7SarajevoBosnian Coffee Visit - Sarajevo City Tour - Traditional Lunch : In the morning, visit a local coffee shop where the owner will explain how Bosnian coffee, part of the national identity, is made. Afterward, coffee will be served for you to enjoy. A city tour will show you the Turkish Bazaar Bas Carsija, visit the Husref Bay's Mosque, the Olympic Stadium, and the Gavrilo Princip Museum. A little bit later, we stop for a light traditional Cervapi lunch (a national dish with grilled minced meat, onion and bread). (B, L)
    Day 8BelgradeVisegra - Drvengrad - Uzice Belgrade : Continue the journey to Visegrad with is magnificent bridge on the Drina River. The bridge, built in the 16th century, is a masterpiece of civil engineering. Our next stop is in Drvengrad (translated as "Timber Town"), where famous director Emir Kusturica built the beautiful Ethno Village. Our final stop is in Uzice and we end our journey today in Belgrade. (B)
    Day 9BelgradeBelgrade Tour - Dinner with Live Music : With a history dating back more than 7,000 years, Belgrade is a fascinating city to visit. Our morning sightseeing tour includes the city's main attractions: the imposing Kalemegdan Fortress, dramatically situated at the joining of the Sava and Danube Rivers: Republic Square and Mihajlova Street; Saint Sava Temple, the largest Orthodox Church in the city; and Tito's Memorial. The afternoon is free. Tonight, join your fellow travelers and your Tour Director for dinner with live music. (B, D)
    Day 10ZagrebZagreb : Travel to Zagreb today, the capital of Croatia. Upon arrival, your time is at leisure. (B)
    Day 11ZagrebZagreb City Tour : This morning we enjoy a city tour featuring the historic Upper Town, St Mark's Church, St. Catherine's Church, the Cathedral, the Parliament, and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is free to explore the winding streets of the Old Town. (B)
    Day 12LjubljanaLjubljana Tour : We motor on to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. In the afternoon we visit the most significant sights of the old city center, the picturesque open-air Central Market, the Three Bridges, the Baroque Town Hall, and Robba's Fountain. The evening is at leisure. (B)
    Day 13LjubjanaBled Tour - Bled Castle - Ljubjana Farewell Dinner : Travel to Bled for a sightseeing tour which includes the charming town, the lakeshore and a visit of the imposing Bled Castle which is perched on a cliff high above the lake. Later, return to Ljubljana, where you will have some free time. In the evening, join your fellow travelers and your Tour Director for a farewell dinner. (B, D)
    Day 14LjubljanaDepart Ljubljana : After breakfast you will be transferred to Ljubljana airport for your flight home. (B) B: Breakfast; D: Dinner
    Dates/Pricing

    Click Quote or call us to get additional information on your chosen travel date. Special offers or competitive pricing may be available!

    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    06/20/2021$3,390.00* (USD) / 14 Days from Tirana to LjubljanaQuote
    09/05/2021$3,390.00* (USD) / 14 Days from Tirana to LjubljanaQuote
    10/10/2021$3,390.00* (USD) / 14 Days from Tirana to LjubljanaQuote
    Lodging
    Hilton Garden Inn
    Lapad Hotel
    Hotel Europe
    Hotel Moskva
    Sheraton Hotel
    Radisson Blu - Ljubljana

    Tours


    • 2021 : Once Upon a Time in Yugoslavia

      From $3,390.00 (USD)

      Six countries, thousands of years of historyDiscover the delights of Tirana, Dubrovnik, Sarajevo, Belgrade, Zagreb, and Ljubljana. Visit a Unesco World Heritage site, sip traditional Bosnian coffee, stop into a local artisan, and so much more.

     
    Online Agency Travel Websites