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Travel a path less taken...

Get a taste for the varied mix of cultures on the border cities of Eastern Europe.
Whether it's a stunning Croatian coastal city, a historical Hungarian city, or a Ukrainian town influenced by the cultures Slovakia and Hungary - the tantalizing blend of cultures and people that you'll experience on this tour will delight all your senses!

Trip Details

18 days/17 nights | Dubrovnik to Lviv

Service Level: Signature learn more

Our Signature tours offer everything you would expect from Cobblestone Freeway.

  • A combination of 3 and 4 star hotels and character-rich accommodations
  • 2 meals provided per day plus snacks
  • All land transportation
  • High quality bus with air conditioning
  • Cobblestone host and fully translated local guides
  • Entrance fees & admissions for included sightseeing & cultural events
  • Special events exclusively for Cobblestone Freeway Travellers

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Proposed Itinerary

Day
1-3
Welcome to beautiful Croatia! Visit the stunning and unique Old City of Dubrovnik, marvel at the picturesque white stone buildings, and take a boat cruise tour on the glistening Adriatic Sea. Take a day to explore Montenegro and to experience the medieval cities of Kotor and Budva.
Day
4-5
Visit the soul of Dalmatia – Split, and a World Heritage listed city with an abundance of historic places. Visit the ancient city of Stone – Trogir, and the nearby village of Klis, a medieval stronghold featured in ‘Game of Thrones’, and the cradle of Croatian horsemanship.
Day
6-7
On the way to Zagreb, visit Plivitce National Park - not only is it the oldest and largest national park in Croatia, and a UNESCO World Heritage site, but it is also a place of breath-taking natural beauty. In Zagreb, wander the wide boulevards, explore its colourful Open Air Market in Dolac, and try the best Croatian cuisine.
Day
8-10
Welcome to Hungary! See the largest lake in central Europe – Balton Lake, and the stunning natural scenery and volcanic hills around it. Compare the contrasting architecture of the two sides of the city – the Buda side and the Pest side on either side of the river. We will finish our exploration of Budapest with a sunset cruise down the Danube river.
Day
11-12
Explore this Ukrainian city, which has long been a Bordertown and has long been influenced by the bordering countries of Slovakia and Hungary. Feel its multicultural vibe and its unique blend of cultures. Enjoy a traditional evening of local folk music! Explore this Ukrainian city, which has long been a Bordertown and has long been influenced by the bordering countries of Slovakia and Hungary. Feel its multicultural vibe and its unique blend of cultures. Enjoy a traditional evening of local folk music!
Day
13-14
Travel up into the mystic Carpathian Mountains, passing sweeping forests, flowing rivers and raging waterfalls! Experience the unique Hutsul culture, rich in traditions and superstitions, and – time for a Cobblestone exclusive – you are invited to a Hutsul Ukrainian wedding!
Day
15-18
We finish our border city journey in a city that has adapted the influences of many different occupations, into the charming, unique city it is today!
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Highlights

• Explore the Pearl of the Adriatic Sea – Dubrovnik
• Admire the beautiful Plivitce National Park
• Relax in Kotor Bay – a natural gem of Montenegro
• Cruise on the Danube river in Budapest
• Be a guest at a traditional Hutsul Wedding!
• Step inside the renowned Lviv Opera House
• Attend private concerts and cultural events, exclusively for Cobblestone Freeway travellers

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inclusive trip items

Your Trip Will Include:

  • Full time Cobblestone tour host & translator
  • Experienced city tour guides
  • 2 meals a day, plus snacks
  • 3 or 4 star hotels & character rich accommodations
  • All land transportation
  • Interaction with local artists, craftsmen & performers
  • Entrance fees & admissions for included sightseeing and cultural events
  • Special events exclusively for Cobblestone Freeway travellers
  • Optional Add-On: Extend you trip
  • Optional Add-On: Do a side-trip - visit your family, have your family history researched
  • Optional Add-On: Attend a show or performance

Land Package per person:

August 9 to August 26, 2018

$3,525 usd


June 5 to June 22, 2019

August 10 to August 27, 2019

$3,880 usd

Flight Packages

We are happy to help you with flight details and arrangements.

Please contact us to book or receive more information.


Early Bird Discount

SAVE $200 per person when you book six months prior to departure.

Single Supplement - $700 USD

Cobblestone Travellers Say:

I have travelled the world, and this is the best tour I have ever been on! Thank you! Thank you!

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