14 Days Balkan
Greece - Bulgaria - Macedonia - Albania
Travel Dates: April 2020
Culture seekers will enjoy authentic experiences exploring the Balkan region on this 14 day Journey. Let us guide you through the ancient cities of Greece, Bulgaria, Macedonia and Albania. Experience the best of the Balkans as you discover ancient ruins, famous museums and landmarks and dine on delicious local delicacies.
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Day 1 | SIN -ATHENS – Greece
Day 2 | ATHENS – Greece
Day 3 | THESSALONIKI – Greece
Day 4 | THESSALONIKI – Greece
Day 5 | SOFIA – Bulgaria
Day 6 | SOFIA – Bulgaria
Day 7 | SKOPJE – Macedonia
Day 8 | OHRID – Macedonia
Day 9 | TIRANA – Albania
Day 10 | TIRANA – Albania
Day 11 | SARANDA – Albania
Day 12 | KALAMBAKA – Greece
Day 13 | ATHENS – Greece
Day 14 | ATHENS-SIN
|ADULT (per person)|
|Twin Share||From S$3889|
- *Minimum 12 paying pax required for booking. Pricing based on 1 x adult, Twin Share basis.
- Child: 75% of Adult Price sharing with 2 x Adults with bed.
- Booking Deadline: 15 Feb 2020
- city tour of Athens : visit Acropolis, Parthenon, Olympic Stadium, Olympian Zeus Temple, Lycabettus Hill, Greek Ancient Market.
- Enjoy shopping at Syntagma Square, Monastiraki .
- The beautiful Old Port, Aristotle’s Square, the famous White Tower, Alexander the Great’s Statue and the fantastic Sculpture of Umbrellas!
- The archaeological museum of Vergina was built to house all the artifacts found at the site, is one of the most important museums in Greece and is World Heritage listed.
- Visit Alexander Nevski Cathedral dominating the city, 6th c. AD St. Sophia Church, 4th c. AD St. George Rotonda, National Theatre, The Parliament, The Presidency and Saint Nicholas Russian Church,Visit Sofia Synagogue.
- This Monastery is a sanctuary of Bulgarian literature and spiritual life. Founded in the middle of the 10th century by St. Ivan of Rila, it played a key role in preserving Bulgarian culture and language during centuries. It is included in the UNESCO world heritage list.
- SKOPJE – It is a city in the west where you can find the signs of East as it was under the rule of Ottoman Empire for a long time.
- We spend some time in the old town visiting the Daud Pasha baths once the largest baths in Balkans now the City Art Gallery, the imposing Mustafa Pasha Mosque or the bustling old market area.
- Wonderful Show at Macedonian National Theatre.
- The highlight of the Ohrid tour includes the Church of St. Sophia, St.Bogorodica Perivlepta, St.Jovan Kaneo, St.Pantelejmon – Plaosnik, Old Bazaar, Mesokastro Settlement, Kaneo Settlement, Ohrid Fortifications, King Samoil Fortress, Antique Theatre, Ohrid Traditional Architecture & the Icon museum
- Here you can visit the National Theater, Skanderbeg Statue (dedicated to the National Hero), Historic Museum, Cultural Palace, Et’hem Bey Mosque, Clock Tower and going through the Boulevard to the Pyramid, built in 1988 as a museum for Enver Hoxha, dictator of the period.
- Along the way, admire the traditional wooden houses & visit historical Krujë.
- The most important attraction of the city is the Museum of the National Hero, Gjergj Kastrioti, situated in an Illyrian castle, built in the 5th-6th century.
- The castle has nine towers, a few houses, and the Teqja e Dollmasë.
- Inside the castle grounds, you can also visit the Ethnographic Museum, a typical house made of çardak, which belonged to the Toptani family.
- On the top of the mountain over the town of Kruja is a religious spot called Sari Salltiku (Bektashi sect).
- You will find excellent restaurants and accommodation all along the sea’s edge.
- Stop at Llogara & Butrint National Parks
- Due to its importance for the preservation of archaeological and historical heritage, Butrint was designated in 1992 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Saranda – Ioannina-Kalambaka
- Lake Pamvotida, an ideal place for long strolls along its banks.
- The area is beautiful in the spring.
- You can even take a small boat to visit the islet within the lake, which is home to beautiful monasteries and a few restaurants where local delicacies, such as frog’s legs, are served.
- Legend has it that Ali Pasha, the Ottoman ruler over the region, ordered the drowning of a young girl named Frosini in the lake after she refused his sexual advances.
- After a walk along the lake, stop by Seirios, a unique eatery with original dishes – think Greek recipes with a twist.
- Drive up to Meteora.
- A wine taste at Qastiro or similar.
- As the Greek capital of theatre, Athens counts many theatrical stages where you can experience many captivating performances.