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12 days Balkan tour

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12 Days Balkan TourDay 1 Ljubljana – arrivalArrival to Ljubljana by your flight. Accommodation in hotel. Sightseeing Ljubaljana with local tour guide. The tour begins in front of the Hotel andcontinues through the historical city centre, well known for its unique architectural appearance, which is the result of the legacy of the Baroque and ArtNouveau periods and, most notably, the work of the famous 20th century architect Jože Plečnik. You can choose between three versions of the tour,two ending at Ljubljana Caste and one with a tourist boat cruise along the river Ljubljanica. Dinner in hotel. Overnight.Ljubljana also known by other alternative names is the capital and largest city of Slovenia. During antiquity, it was the site of a Roman city calledEmona. It was under Habsburg rule from the Middle Ages until the dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918, during which it was calledLaibach.Situated at the middle of a trade route between the northern Adriatic Sea and the Danube region, it was the historical capital of Carniola, a Slovene-inhabited part of the Habsburg Monarchy, and it has been the cultural, educational, economic, political, and administrative center of independentSlovenia since 1991. Its central geographic location within Slovenia, transport connections, concentration of industry, scientific and research institutionsand cultural tradition are contributing factors to its leading positionDay 2 Ljubljana – BledDeparture from Ljubljana to Postojna. Sightseeing Postojna cave by local tour guide. Departure from Postojna to Bled Lunch in Bled. Bled Sightseeingtour by local tour guide . Transfer to Ljubljana. Dinner in hotel and overnight.Bled is a town on Lake Bled in the Upper Carniolan region of northwestern Slovenia. It is the administrative seat of the Municipality of Bled. It is mostnotable as a popular tourist destination in the Upper Carniola region and in Slovenia as whole, attracting visitors from abroad too.

Day 3 Ljubljana – ZagrebDeparture from Ljubljana to Zagreb. Accommodation in Zagreb. Sightseeing Zagreb with local tour guide. We’ll visit King Tomislav square (firstCroatian king), Zrinjevac- the loveliest of the parks in the city. Later we’ll visit Ban Jelačić Square – central focus point of modern Zagreb. We’ll walktrough open air market Donac, to Chateadral. After visiting Chateadral we move to Tkalčićeva Street – Zagreb’s most colorful street, the Stone Gateand St. Marks Square – the heart of the Upper town with the Governor’s palace and the Parliament building. Lunch in local restaurant. Dinner in hoteland overnightDay 4 Zagreb – Plitvice – SplitDeparture from Zagreb to Plitvice. Sightseeing Plitvica lake by local tour guide including lunch package. Departure from Plitive to Split. Accommodationin Split. Dinner and overnight.Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the oldest national parks in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia. In 1979, Plitvice LakesNational Park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage register.

Day 5 Split loccoSplit sightseeing tour by local tour guide. We’ll visit: Diocletian’s palace – UNESCO’s World Heritage site, one of the most significant and bestpreserved structures of the late ancient architecture. The Mausoleum/Cathedral – the former Diocletian’s Mausoleum now cathedral of St. Dujamoutstanding cultural monument of Split. The Golden Gate – main entrance to the Palace among the best preserved examples of its kind. Palacesubstructures – well preserved, giving us evidence of the original shape and distribution of the rooms above. Lunch in the local restaurant. Free time(beach). Dinner in hotel and overnight.Split is the second-largest city of Croatia and the largest city of the region of Dalmatia. It lies on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea, centred on theRoman Palace of the Emperor Diocletian. Spread over a central peninsula and its surroundings, Split's greater area includes the neighboring seasidetowns as well. An intraregional transport hub and popular tourist destination, the city is a link to numerous Adriatic islands and the Apenninepeninsula.Split is one of the oldest cities in the area. While traditionally considered just over 1,700 years old, counting from the construction ofDiocletian's Palace in 305 CE, the city was in fact founded as the Greek colony of Aspálathos (Aσπάλαθος) in the 4th century BC, about 2,400 yearsago. It became a prominent settlement around 650 AD, when it succeeded the ancient capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia, Salona: as after theSack of Salona by the Avars and Slavs, the fortified Palace of Diocletian was settled by the Roman refugees. Split became a Byzantine city, to latergradually drift into the sphere of the Byzantine vassal, the Republic of Venice, with the Byzantines retaining nominal suzerainty. For much of the Highand Late Middle Ages, Split enjoyed autonomy as a free city, caught in the middle of a struggle between Venice and the king of Hungary for controlover the Dalmatian cities. Day 6 Split – DubrovnikDeparture from Split to Ston. Lunch in local restaurant. Departure from Ston to Dubrovnik. Accommodation in Dubrovnik. Dinner in hotel and overnight.The 'Pearl of the Adriatic', situated on the Dalmatian coast, became an important Mediterranean sea power from the 13th century onwards. Althoughseverely damaged by an earthquake in 1667, Dubrovnik managed to preserve its beautiful Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque churches, monasteries,palaces and fountains.

Day 7 Dubrovnik – KotorDubrovnik sightseeing tour by local tour gudie. Half day trip to Montenegro, Kotor. Lunch in Kotor. Departure from Kotor do Dubrovnik. Dinner in hoteland overnight.Kotor is an ancient port and trading town. It is encircled by an impressive fortress wall which is on UNESCO's World Heritage List. Kotor is one of themost spectacular Mediterranean landscapes thanks to its old town and almost vertical cliffs rising from the sea.Departure from Kotor to Dubrovnik. Day 8 Dubrovnik – Mostar – SarajevoDeparture from Dubrovnik to Mostar. Mostar sightseeing tour by local tour guide. Departure from Mostar to Sarajevo. Sarajevo panoramic tour.Accommodation in hotel. Dinner in hotel and overnight.Mostar is a city and municipality in southern Bosnia and Herzegovina.It is the most important city in the Herzegovina region, its cultural capital, and the center of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton of the Federation. Mostaris situated on the Neretva River and is the fifth-largest city in the country. Mostar was named after the bridge keepers (mostari) who in the medievaltimes guarded the Stari Most (Old Bridge) over the Neretva. The Old Bridge, built by the Ottomans in the 16th century, is one of Bosnia andHerzegovina's most recognizable landmarks, and is considered one of the most exemplary pieces of Islamic architecture in the BalkansDay 9 Sarajevo locco

Sarajevo Grand tour by local tour gudie. Lunch in local restaurant. Free time. Dinner in hotel and overnightWalking City tour- old town Bascarsija, Latin bridge, place where the Austro Hungarian Archduke was assassinated, what triggered the 1st World War;Brusa besistan – covered market place; Gazi Husref Bey Mosque- built in 1530 year during the Ottoman era – and Gazi Husrev Bey Madrass; Moricahan built in 1551 ; Vijecnica – town hall from the Austro-Hungarian era. ( Optional ) Lunch at the local restaurant. Free at leisure. Dinner at the hoteland overnight in Sarajevo. Day 10 Sarajevo – Bijeljina – BelgradeDeparture from Sarajevo to Belgrade. Lunch in Etno village “Stanisici” – Bijeljina. Departure from Bijeljina to Belgrade. Accommodation in BelgradeBelgrade sightseeing tour with local tour guide. Dinner in hotel and overnightBijeljina is a city and municipality in northeastern Republika Srpska, which is one of two entities of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The city is the secondlargest in the Republika Srpska entity after Banja Luka and the sixth largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina and is situated on the plains of Semberija.Bijeljina is the unofficial centre of the eastern part of Republika Srpska

Day 11 Belgrade loccoSightseeing tour Avala and Topola by local tour guide. Free time. Dinner in hotel and overnightTour starts by visiting Belgrade Fortress with magnificent view on Sava to Danube confluence. After we’ll go to Kalemegdan park, St. Sava, City Hall,State Parliament,house of flowers, National Museum, the main pedestrian zone of Knez Mihailova Street. Lunch in local restaurant. Free Time.Belgrade (Beograd) is the capital of Serbia, and has a population of around 1.6 million. It is situated in South-Eastern Europe, on the BalkanPeninsula, at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers. It is one of the oldest cities in Europe and has since ancient times been an important focalpoint for traffic, an intersection of the roads of Eastern and Western EuropeDay 12 DepartureDeparture from Belgrade by your flight.

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