Three Balkan cities combine architecture, history dating back thousands of years and unique airs of sophistication. From Budapest through to Belgrade and finishing in Zagreb our new classic tour is one to discover and inspire the explorer in us.
Transfer upon arrival into Budapest to the hotel before a welcome drink and dinner. Overnight Budapest
Divided by the magnificent River Danube, historic Buda and modern Pest are linked by seven bridges to form one city. Our included guided tour features the top sites of this amazing city; Heroes’ Square with its impressive Millennium Monument and the Castle District where the Royal Palace, Mattias Church and Fisherman’s Bastion can be found. Our tour will be followed by lunch before we begin the drive to Belgrade this afternoon. Overnight Belgrade.
Currently one of the most ‘happening’ cities in Europe, Belgrade; which translates as ‘White City’ is located where the Sava and Danube Rivers meet. Our city tour explores the Temple of Saint Sava, Knez Mihailova street – the most busy street in the the city, the Bohemian neighbourhood of Skadarlija, Republic square and last but not least the Kalemegdan fortresss with its amazing views overlooking the city. Th afternoon is free so why not take a boat ride or visit the Nikolas Tesla Museum or Museum of Yugoslavia. Overnight Belgrade.
A full day at leisure is at our disposal. We can take an optional tour to Novi Sad & Sremski Karlovci. Here we can take in the Museum of Beekeeping and Wine cellar Zivanovic before a city tour of Novi Sad situated in northern Serbia. Overnight Belgrade.
Our tour continues towards the border as we head to Croatia. Stopping in Ilok, one of the most eastern cities, we enjoy a wine tasting in an area very popular with wineries. We then travel on to Vukovar, once an important river port, the city is still recovering from the war. See the city symbols like the water tower, Eltz castle – today a city museum, and a memorial center with a mass tomb. After the short sightseeing proceed to the Vucedol museum. Overnight Zagreb.
Learn about the baroque charm of the upper town and its streets and palaces, and the vibrant life of the lower city. Zagreb is at the foot of the Medvednica and the longest river in Croatia, the Sava, flows through the city. Zagreb is the seat of the Catholic Archdiocese and the landmark of the city is the Cathedral of Sveti Stjepana, or "Stephen". Overnight Zagreb.
Heading out of the city this morning to Krapina and the Kumrovic Old Village. "Hušnjakovo” in Krapina is the most famous site of the Neanderthal man due to the richest and most various fossil collection. About nine hundred human fossil bones, numerous stone tools from the Palaeolithic era and fossil remains of animals were found in the layers of the cave. We then travel on to Kumrovec; a unique open-air museum in Croatia. Dinner this evening will taken at Agritourism Kezele for a wonderful farewell dinner of local dishes and winetasting. Overnight Zagreb.
Transfer this morning to the airport.
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
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