Arrival to Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina and City tour Sarajevo is one of the most oriental and culturally diverse cities in Europe, and had spent over 300 years under Turkish rule until the Austro-Hungarians arrived in the late nineteenth century
1. Day – Arrive Sofia (BULGARIA)
Arrive at Sofia and we are met at the airport and transferred to our hotel. Time to relax before meeting your fellow travelers and tour director at the welcome dinner.
2. Day – Sofia
Half day Sofia city tour. The highlights of the tour will be the visits to the National History Museum where the gold and silver Thracian treasures are displayed, the Alexander Nevski Cathedral and Alexander Nevski Crypt. Evening at leisure to relax.
3. Day – Sofia / Nis / Belgrade (SERBIA)
Scenic drive towards Nis the third-largest city in Serbia. Here you will enjoy an orientation tour and a complimentary lunch. Proceed to Belgrade with arrival in the late afternoon. Tonight enjoy dinner with local live music in a typical national restaurant in the old bohemian quarter of Skadarlija.
4. Day – Belgrade
Morning sightseeing tour includes the city’s main attractions: the imposing Kalemegdan Fortress dramatically situated at the joining of the Sava and Danube Rivers; the Republic Square and Knez Mihajlova street; Saint Sava Temple, the largest Orthodox Church in the city, and Tito’s Memorial.
5. Day – Belgrade / Novi Sad / Timisora (ROMANIA)
After breakfast depart to Novi Sad. Capital of the Northern Serbian province of Vojvodina and Serbia’s second largest city after Belgrade. Upon arrival enjoy walking tour of all the major attractions of Novi Sad including the Petrovaradin Fortress, Liberty Square, the Cathedral, City Council, Zmaj Jovina and Dunavaska Street. Continue to Timisoara, the city where Romanian revolution started in 1989. Arrive to Timisoara and view ruins of Timisoara Fortress, Huniady Castle, Pasha’s Wheel, Fabric residential areas, Corso shopping area.
6. Day – Timisora / Sibiu
After breakfast depart for Sibiu. On the way to Sibiu we visit the fortress of Hunedoara that become the castle of the most pre-eminent king of the medieval – Matia Corvin.The monument has a special glamour due to its different construction styles the presence of military and civil innovations as well as for the impetuous court life that animated it for more than 400 years.
7. Day – Sibiu / Sighisoara / Brasov
After breakfast, sightseeing tour of Sibiu, once the richest town in Transylvania. During the tour you will see the Huet Square, the Large Square, the Evangelical Cathedral, the Liars’ Bridge and others. Continue towards Sighisoara, the best preserved medieval city in South-Eastern Europe, for sightseeing tour including entrance to the famous Clock Tower Museum. Continue to Brasov, walking tour of Brasov including a visit of the First Romanian School with an impressive collection of rare books.
8. Day – Brasov / Bran / Bucharest
Following breakfast departure towards Bran. Visit of the Bran Castle made famous by Bram Stoker’s novel as the residence of the vampire count, Dracula. Continue to Bucharest and stop in Peles Castle built as the summer residence of King Carol I. Afterwards continue to the 17th century Sinaia Monastery and to Bucharest.
9. Day – Bucharest
Get acquainted with the Romanian capital, once nicknamed “Little Paris”. During the tour you will visit the Parliament Palace, the second largest building in the world after the Pentagon and the National Treasure. Learn how the Romanian people finally succeeded to topple the last communist dictator in eastern Europe at the Revolution Square. The tour will also bring you to the Romanian Athenaeum, the Opera House, the National Military Club, the Military Academy, Triumphal Arch and The Village Museum. Farewell dinner with folklore show.
10. Day – Bucharest / Depart
After breakfast you have some time at leisure until the departure transfer to the airport for your flight home.