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Discover the incredible

Balkans, Bulgaria and the Black Sea

 

Mostar
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Enjoy guided tours in Mostar, Sarajevo, Belgrade, Plovdiv and Bucharest
    • Stay in the ancient town of Nessebar, a UNESCO heritage town, on the Black Sea coast
    • Visit legendary Bran Castle

    Our fascinating adventure through the undiscovered Balkan region is sure to inspire, as we take you through historical cities and mountainous scenery to the beautiful Black Sea coast, returning through Romania and Hungary. With guided tours of Mostar, Sarajevo, Belgrade and Bucharest, as well as free time to discover these incredible destinations, this is guaranteed to be a memorable experience.

    Great for:

    • Great for - Beach
    • Great for - City
    • Great for - Culture
    • Great for - History
    • Great for - Scenery
    • Great for - Walking


    Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest

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  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotels

    YOUR HOTELS


    VIEW ALL HOTELS Mercure Buda Best Western M Hotel Continental Forum Hotel Hotel Festa Hotel Festa Panorama Hotel Sarajevo Meridian Bolyarski Novotel Bucharest Ramada Trimontium Una Hotel


    Mercure Buda
    Enjoy a relaxing stay at the Mercure Buda Hotel, with its spacious, comfortable guest rooms and modern decor, as well as great leisure facilities.
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    Mercure Buda

    Enjoy a relaxing stay at the Mercure Buda Hotel, with its spacious, comfortable guest rooms and modern decor, as well as great leisure facilities.

    • All rooms are en suite, with TV and air conditioning
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official four-star rating
    Best Western M Hotel
    Enjoy a stay at the Best Western M Hotel, located in Belgrade, and situated close to the protected Banjica Park. Each room is equipped with air conditioning and Wi-Fi access.
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    Best Western M Hotel

    • Best Western M Hotel
    • Best Western M Hotel

    Enjoy a stay at the Best Western M Hotel, located in Belgrade, and situated close to the protected Banjica Park. Each room is equipped with air conditioning and Wi-Fi access.

    • All rooms are en suite, with air conditioning and TV
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Garden
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official four-star rating
    Continental Forum Hotel
    Located within a historical building in Sibiu, the Continental Forum Hotel is situated in the city centre and offers elegant, spacious rooms that guests are sure to enjoy.
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    Continental Forum Hotel

    • Continental Forum Hotel
    • Continental Forum Hotel
    Located within a historical building in Sibiu, the Continental Forum Hotel is situated in the city centre and offers elegant, spacious rooms that guests are sure to enjoy.
    • All rooms are en suite
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Garden
    • Terrace
    • Fitness centre
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official four-star rating
    Hotel Festa
    Found in Sofia, the Hotel Festa boasts elegant rooms and a modern style, with contemporary rooms and excellent facilities that all guests are sure to enjoy.
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    Hotel Festa

    • Hotel Festa Sofia interior
    • Hotel Festa Sofia interior
    Found in Sofia, the Hotel Festa boasts elegant rooms and a modern style, with contemporary rooms and excellent facilities that all guests are sure to enjoy.
    • All rooms are en suite, with TV
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Terrace
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official four-star rating
    Hotel Festa Panorama
    This hotel in Nessebar offers excellent leisure facilities, with both indoor and outdoor pools as well as comfortable guest rooms to enjoy.
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    Hotel Festa Panorama

    • Hotel Festa Panorama
    • Hotel Festa Panorama

    This hotel in Nessebar offers excellent leisure facilities, with both indoor and outdoor pools as well as comfortable guest rooms to enjoy.

    • All rooms are en suite, with TV
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Garden
    • Terrace
    • Indoor and outdoor swimming pools
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official four-star rating
    Hotel Sarajevo
    Found in Bosnia-Herzegovina’s capital, the Hotel Sarajevo features modern decor and furnishings. With large, contemporary guest rooms, this is sure to make for a great place to stay.
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    Hotel Sarajevo

    Found in Bosnia-Herzegovina’s capital, the Hotel Sarajevo features modern decor and furnishings. With large, contemporary guest rooms, this is sure to make for a great place to stay.
    • All rooms are en suite, with TV, safe, minibar and hair dryer
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Garden
    • Indoor swimming pool
    • Fitness centre
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official four-star rating
    Meridian Bolyarski
    This fantastic four-star hotel in Veliko Tarnovo is a wonderful place to stay. The Meridian Bolyarski Hotel offers excellent leisure facilities and spacious guest rooms.
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    Meridian Bolyarski

    • Meridian Hotel Bolyarski, Veliko Tarnovo
    • Meridian Hotel Bolyarski, Veliko Tarnovo

    This fantastic four-star hotel in Veliko Tarnovo is a wonderful place to stay. The Meridian Bolyarski Hotel offers excellent leisure facilities and spacious guest rooms.

    • All rooms are en suite, with TV, air conditioning and minibar
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Terrace
    • Indoor swimming pool
    • Fitness centre
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official four-star rating
    Novotel Bucharest
    The Novotel Bucharest is located close to the city’s historical university, with excellent leisure facilities and spacious, modern guest rooms to make the most of.
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    Novotel Bucharest

    • Novotel Bucharest
    • Novotel Bucharest

    The Novotel Bucharest is located close to the city’s historical university, with excellent leisure facilities and spacious, modern guest rooms to make the most of.

    • All rooms are en suite, with air conditioning, safe, TV, minibar and tea/coffee making facilities
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Terrace
    • Fitness centre
    • Spa
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official four-star rating
    Ramada Trimontium
    The Ramada Trimontium Hotel is ideally placed in Plovdiv, with the city’s beautiful Old Town within easy reach. Enjoy a relaxing stay at this wonderful four-star hotel.
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    Ramada Trimontium

    • Hotel Ramada Plovdiv Trimontium
    • Hotel Ramada Plovdiv Trimontium

    The Ramada Trimontium Hotel is ideally placed in Plovdiv, with the city’s beautiful Old Town within easy reach. Enjoy a relaxing stay at this wonderful four-star hotel.

    • All rooms are en suite
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor swimming pool
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official four-star rating
    Una Hotel
    The Una Hotel in Lodi is situated near Milan and is the ideal place to stay for a relaxing break. Make the most of the hotel’s spacious rooms and great facilities.
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    Una Hotel

    The Una Hotel in Lodi is situated near Milan and is the ideal place to stay for a relaxing break. Make the most of the hotel’s spacious rooms and great facilities.

    • All rooms are en suite
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Garden
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official four-star rating
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  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


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    En Route: Arbanassi
    We spend time taking in Arbanassi with an en route visit during our holiday. Discover this historical city’s rich culture and beautiful setting during our visit, with a number of beautiful churches to take in. These include the Church of the Nativity of Christ, known for its stunning interiors.
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    En Route: Bran Castle with Guided Walking Tour
    Bran Castle is famous for being the legendary home of Count Dracula, and its amazing appearance overlooking the town of Bran makes it easy to see why this legend first emerged. Discover the castle’s fascinating history and admire the magnificent views our over the landscape during our guided walking tour as we pay an en route visit to the castle. 
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    En Route: Koprivshtitsa
    As we travel to our next destination during our fantastic holiday, we make our way via the Bulgarian town of Koprivshtitsa. This historical town is known for its stunning architecture, which showcases Bulgaria’s traditional architectural styles. The town has a number of famous landmarks, such as the house of Todor Kableshkov, the monument to Georgi Benkovski and the traditional Theotokos church. 
    Mostar
    En Route: Mostar with Guided Walking Tour
    We will travel via Mostar during our holiday and will enjoy the opportunity to explore this fantastic city with a guided walking tour. See the city’s famous sights, such as the Old Bridge, built in the 16th-century by the Ottomans, and Mostar’s Old Town with its many historical buildings. 
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    En Route: Ruse
    The city of Ruse in Bulgaria is known for its placement on the banks of the Danube, with stunning scenery and many wonderful attractions to take in. We will spend a short while here during our holiday, as we travel via Ruse. Discover the city’s many attractions, such as its fantastic museums and historical churches, as well as its amazing architecture.
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    Guided City Tour of Bucharest

    Known as the ‘Paris of the East’, Bucharest is Romania’s capital city and is famous for its beautiful monuments, historical sights and interesting attractions.

    We enjoy a guided tour of Bucharest today, taking in sights such as the Patriarchal Cathedral, famous for its beautiful frescoes and mosaics. As well as this, take in the Palace of the Parliament, the world’s second-largest building, only beaten by America’s Pentagon; and the Romanian athenaeum.

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    Guided City Tour of Plovdiv

    As Bulgaria’s second-largest city, Plovdiv is filled with splendid sights, and our guided city tour will give us the opportunity to take in some of the best ones. The city days from Neolithic times, and with over 6,000 years of history, we’ll learn all about its fascinating past as we tour the city.

    See sights such as the Old Town, Plovdiv’s Roman theatre (one of the best-preserved in the world), the Plovdiv Regional Ethnographic Museum and the Church of the Holy Mother of God. 

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    Guided City Tour of Sarajevo
    The capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sarajevo is known for its cultural influence and rich history, ensuring there is plenty to see here. Join us as we enjoy a guided city tour, taking in Sarajevo’s many sights, from the bustling Downtown area of the city to its cathedrals, mosque and charming Ottoman-era Latin Bridge. Learn about the history of this fascinating city as we make our way through this city.

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Bucharest at night
    Bucharest’s National Village Museum
    Step back in time as we visit Bucharest’s fascinating National Village Museum, which depicts traditional village life in Romania. With countless exhibits to discover, we’ll find examples of houses and farmsteads from all over Romania, learning more about traditional ways of life in this intriguing country. 
    The Parliament building, River Danube, Budapest
    Budapest Guided City Tour
    One of the most magnificent cities in the world, Budapest is filled with incredible sights and sounds. Join us as we take a city tour to learn more about this wonderful capital of Hungary, with its stunning architecture, historical attractions and marvellous culture.

    Budapest is actually two cities astride the Danube. Our guided tour of Budapest takes us by coach on a visit to both. 

    On the Pest side we see St Stephen’s Basilica, Vajdahunyad Castle and Heroes’ Square, which is dominated by the impressive Millenary Monument, home to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. 

    We then cross to Buda and the Castle District, where we find the seven-hundred year-old Matthias Church, one of the jewels of Budapest. We also see the famous Fisherman’s Bastion, which offers great views over the city. 

    The city is home to the largest medicinal bath in Europe (Szechenyi Medicinal Bath) and the third largest Parliament building in the world, once the largest in the world. The city also contains the third largest church in Europe (Esztergom Basilica) and the second largest Baroque castle in the world (Godollo).
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    Fortress of Belgrade
    Discover the amazing Fortress of Belgrade with us today, as we explore this incredible attraction. Set at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, the fortress is made up of the Old Citadel and Belgrade’s largest park - Kalemegdan Park. It has been a Monument of Culture of Exceptional Importance since 1979 and is filled with superb sights, such as the Stambol Gate, the Dizdar Tower and the fortress’ walls.  
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    Guided City Tour of Sofia
    We enjoy a trip to Bulgaria’s capital city, Sofia, with times to discover this amazing city’s many sights with a guided tour. Take in Sofia’s amazing architecture and stunning scenery, while admiring attractions such as the National Assembly Square, Sofia University, the National Palace of Culture, the Mall of Sofia and Eagle's Bridge. 
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    Guided Walking Tour of Nessebar

    Situated on Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast, Nessebar is one of the country’s most popular seaside towns and is as famous for its stunning coastline as it is for its ancient heritage. We enjoy a guided walking tour of Nessebar today, in order to admire its beautiful scenery and to discover its many sights.

    Take in attractions such as the northern harbour, the wooden windmill on the isthmus, the town’s ancient walls and the Old Town. 

What's included

  • Luxury coach travel
  • Nineteen nights accommodation
  • Touring itinerary
  • Daily breakfast, eighteen evening meals
  • Porterage
  • Three included excursions
  • Five en route visits

Mercure Buda

Enjoy a relaxing stay at the Mercure Buda Hotel, with its spacious, comfortable guest rooms and modern decor, as well as great leisure facilities.

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Mercure Buda

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Enjoy a relaxing stay at the Mercure Buda Hotel, with its spacious, comfortable guest rooms and modern decor, as well as great leisure facilities.

  • All rooms are en suite, with TV and air conditioning
  • Lift access
  • Bar area
  • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi
  • Official four-star rating
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