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All About Balkans - Travel Talk
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12 days

All About Balkans

From Sofia to Athens
Tour Operator:
Travel Talk
Max group size:
35
Age range:
18 to 59
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
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Highlights

  • Explore cosmopolitan Sarajevo's eclectic mix of cultures
  • Walk King's Landing's city walls in Dubrovnik
  • Marvel at the monasteries of Meteora
  • Follow in Alexander the Great's footsteps in Macedonia

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Itinerary

Start in Sofia and end in Athens! With the In-depth Cultural tour All About Balkans, you have a 12 days tour package taking you through Sofia, Bulgaria and 15 other destinations in Europe. All About Balkans includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Sofia
  2. Day 2: Sofia, Belgrade
  3. Day 3: Belgrade, Sarajevo
  4. Day 4: Sarajevo, Mostar,Trebinje
  5. Day 5: Trebinje, Dubrovnik, Trebinje
  6. Day 6: Trebinje, Kotor, Budva
  7. Day 7: Budva, Tirana, Ohrid
  8. Day 8: Ohrid, Skopje
  9. Day 9: Skopje, Thessaloniki
  10. Day 10: Kalambaka, Meteora, Delphi
  11. Day 11: Delphi, Athens
  12. Day 12: Athens
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  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Food
    Good
    3.7
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  • FZ
    · August 15th, 2019
    The itinerary is intense. Could have compacted the lunches so we were not wasting so much time in restaurants vs quick on the go meals as this would have given us more of an opportunity to explore the cities we visited. For the cost, a few more meals... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • AV
    · August 12th, 2019
    Excellent trip and a great deal. The guides were great and it was a unique opportunity to see so many countries in such a short period of time and at such an affordable price. The group mainly consisted of Australians and New Zealanders living in the UK... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
  • AP
    · July 28th, 2019
    Excellent trip, the guides (Bojan and George) were fantastic! Dean, our driver delivered us safely to Athens from Sofia. The itinerary was well put together although we could have done with a ‘rest day’ to enjoy the beautiful lake Ohrid! This was our... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
  • All About Balkans reviewer 4
    · July 26th, 2019
    It was a wonderful tour to cover the highlights of the Balkans! For me personally, there was a good balance of organized activities and free time throughout the tour. One of the challenging items noticed was the multiple currencies encountered and the... Show more
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    Trip date: June 2019
  • All About Balkans reviewer 5
    · July 22nd, 2019
    I loved this tour so much. Bjorn was great for the beginning leg of the tour. He provided a lot of historical contexts and cultural context for the tour. He was funny and made everyone feel welcome. He became everyone's friend very quickly. For the... Show more
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    Trip date: June 2019
  • CS
    · July 11th, 2019
    The tour was a fantastic taster of the Balkans and mainland Greece. Bojan, our guide for the Balkans aspect of the tour, was great - very relaxed, funny and extremely helpful. He was always willing to provide assistance with choosing meals for lunch... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
  • All About Balkans reviewer 7
    · June 18th, 2019
    It was an amazing tour, all went flawless.
    Trip date: June 2019
  • ES
    · June 16th, 2019
    It went about as well as it could’ve seeing all those countries in that amount of time. Our guide was funny, understanding and knowledgeable.
    Trip date: May 2019
  • All About Balkans reviewer 9
    · May 16th, 2019
    The Travel talk tour guides were great. Some of the local guides could have been better. Mostly accomodation was great except one hotel we shared with 300 poorly controlled screaming kids when it was raining. Some of the evening optional meals were at... Show more
    Trip date: May 2019
  • All About Balkans reviewer 10
    · May 5th, 2019
    This is a great way to see a lot of the Balkans countries in a short amount of time. You do spend a lot of time on a bus but are able to enjoy the scenery while stopping at some fantastic cities along the way. The tour was well organised with fantastic... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019

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All About Balkans
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    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, D, M. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

    Type C
    Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, Serbia and Macedonia
    Type E
    Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, Serbia and Macedonia
    Type F
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    • Typhoid - Recommended for Albania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro. Ideally 2 months before travel.
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    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Albania and Croatia. Ideally 6 months before travel.
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