The nearly six centuries of Ottoman rule over southeastern Europe provided ample opportunity for the spread of Islam. Indeed, among the nations that now comprise the Balkans Peninsula (Albania, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia) the visible Muslim component to their populations are readily evident.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01 : Arrival At Sofia
Welcome to one of the ancient European cities, Sofia is linked by international routes with the capitals of Europe and via Istanbul and Ankara, with the Middle East. Meet and greet upon arrival and transfer to your hotel. Check in Hotel (1400 hrs). Rest of the day free at leisure. In the evening proceed for dinner at Restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : Sofia To Skopje
Breakfast at hotel, today morning proceed for a Guided Panoramic City Tour of Sofia. Numerous archaeological, cultural and historical monuments from its rich Thracian, Byzantine, Roman, Slav and Turkish history have been preserved among the modern edifices, the blend of the new and the old lending a charming quality to the capital. During our tour we will see Former Royal Palace . National theater, St. Nedelya Church, National Archaeological Museum, 16th century Banya Bashi Mosque and much more. In the afternoon we proceed to Skopje. Arrive in the evening and check in hotel. Dinner at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Macedonian National Theatre. Built in 1945. With its big white walls, and almost without windows and with an incline, it is known as "the bounce board." It was made by Stefan ...
Iljo Vojvoda BB, Skopje 1000, Macedonia (FYROM)
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Travel from Sofia to Skopje
Day 03 : Skopje Sightseeing
Breakfast at hotel, guided city tour of Skopje. Visit to the old Train station – first train station on the Balkan and in that time was the most beautiful object on the Balkan; The monument of Mother Teresa; The house of Mother Teresa; The Stone Bridge – monumental building in the center of the city and the most imposing monument in our country and on the Balkan, built in the beginning of the VI century; Daut Pasin Imam – monument of the Islam architecture from the XV century; The church St. Spas, built
at the end of the XVII century, and place which holds the relics of the greatest Macedonian Revolutionary Goce Delcev (1872-1903); The Fortress Kale – the most outstanding tourist attraction of
the city Skopje. After the finish of the tour walk through the old Skopje, market place. Some time for shopping. Dinner at hotel, Overnight at hotel.
Mother Teresa House, Ulica Makedonija (Macedonia Street), not far from the City Museum. Mother Teresa was born and lived in Skopje until she was 18. The original house is no ...
Memorial House Mother Teresa, Macedonia bb, Skopje 1000, Macedonia (FY...
Day 04 : Skopje To Ohrid - Tirana
Breakfast at hotel, we depart to Tirana in Albania but en-route will do a stop at Ohrid. This lakeside resort of Ohrid, classified as UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage site. It will take around 2.5hrs to Ohrid . We start our Guided Panoramic city tour of Obrid. Our sightseeing tour includes the church of St. Sofia (Outside View), the most eminent medieval monument in Macedonia. Visit Hadzi Turgut Mosque, Krst Dazmija , Zeynel Abedin Pasha Tekke and the Old Bazaar. Later we continue our journey to Tirana. Arrive and check in Hotel. Dinner at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Travel from Skopje to Tirana
Bus SAS mk
Day 05 : Tirana To Dubrovnik
Breakfast at hotel. We proceed for a guided sightseeing tour of Tirana including Skender Bey Square, the Mosque of Ethem Bey and a visit to the National Museum (Admission Included)
representing the flow of Albanian history and housing the finds from archaeological sites across the country. By mid day we will make our way to Dubrovnik in Croatia. Arrive in around 6 hours to our hotel and check in. Dinner at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Travel from Tirana to Dubrovnik
Mini Bus, bus
Day 06 : Dubrovnik To Mostar
Breakfast at hotel, morning guided Panoramic city tour of Dubrovnik. You will walk through the old town of Dubrovnik, also included in the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage. You will visit the Franciscan Monastery with Europe’s third oldest pharmacy, the Rector’s Palace and much more. In the
afternoon proceed to Mostar. It will take us around 3 hours to reach Mostar. Arrive in Mostar and start with a guided Panoramic city tour of Mostar. We start with the Old Town of Mostar. Alongside the bridge at the Old Town you can have a look at nice bazaars, mosques, souvenir shops, beautiness and greenness of Neretva river and much more Later transfer to hotel. Dinner at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Travel from Dubrovnik to Mostar
Day 07 : Mostar To Sarajevo
Breakfast at hotel, we proceed to Sarajevo this morning. Arrive there in 2.5 hrs and start with your guided Panoramic city tour of Sarajevo will show you the Bacarsija, the cobbled old town market
where the city was founded by the Ottomans in the 15th century. Admire Gazi Husrev-beg’s Mosque and the Olympic Stadium before visiting the Sarajevo War Tunnel Museum, revered by the locals as an inanimate war hero. Shop or explore Sarejevo at your own pace. Later check in hotel. Dinner at hotel, overnight at hotel.
Travel from Mostar to Sarajevo
Day 08 : Sarajevo To Zagreb
Breakfast at hotel. Departure to Zagreb. Arrive in Zagreb by mid afternoon and check in to the hotel. Later proceed for a guided Panoramic city tour of Zagreb. This tour will be covering the main sights and vibrant part of everyday life in Zagreb. On the welcoming walk you will visit the oldest parts of town, hear genuine Zagreb stories and legends and enjoy a walk through the green promenade. In the evening free to explore Zagreb on your own. Overnight at Hotel.
Travel from Sarajevo to Zagreb
Bus Croatia Bus
Day 09 : Zagreb To Ljublijana
Breakfast at hotel. Today morning depart to Ljubljana. You will arrive in Ljublijana later in the afternoon. Upon arrival we will proceed for a Guided Panoramic City Tour of Ljubjana city boat with a short cruise. The old city center has a unique architectural appearance, particularly due a felicitous combination of Baroque and Art Nouveau architecture and masterful creations by the 20th century architect Joze Plecnik. A tourist boat, departing from one of the city center piers, takes you on a ride under several of Ljubljana's famous bridges. Then some free time to explore Ljubjana. Then check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Travel from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Bus Croatia Bus
Day 10 : Ljublijana To Bled
Breakfast at Hotel. We will transfer to Lake Bled. The Bled Lake came into existance when the Bohinj Glacier moved away. It is 2120 m long, up to 1380 m wide and it is of the tectonic origin, After the last Ice Age, the Bohinj Glacier deepend its natural tectonic hollow and gave it its present form. When the
ice melted the basin was filled with water. The lake has no considerable affluents except some streams. The thermal springs in the northeast part are captured in three swimming pools: at the Toplice Grand hotel.Park Hotel and Golf Hotel. The beauty of the lake is stressed by the island on the west side. The temperature of the lake reaches up to 25°C in the summer and gets ice covered in winter. Proceed for a guided Lake Bled tour with Pletna Boat Ride including visit the Bled castle. Later some free time for local shopping. Overnight at Hotel.
Travel from Ljubljana to Bled
Walk, train, bus
Day 11 : Bled To Vienna
Breakfast at hotel, morning proceed to Vienna. Arrive in Vienna and proceed for a Guided Panoramic city tour of Vienna. Enjoy the most important sights of Vienna. The famous Ringstrasse, Vienna's main boulevard where you can view the MAK, Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, State Opera House, Museums of Fine Arts and Natural History. As well as the Parliament, National Theatre, City Hall, University, Votive Church and Urania. Later check in Hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Travel from Bled to Vienna
Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Day 12 : Vienna
Breakfast at Hotel. Day free at leisure until departure transfer to Vienna Airport.