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Travel a path less taken...

Taste the varied mix of cultures on the border cities of Eastern Europe.
Whether it's stunning Croatian coastal cities, historical Hungarian castles, 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

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Itinerary

Day
1-3
Welcome to beautiful Croatia! Visit the stunning Old City of Dubrovnik, marvel at the picturesque white-stoned buildings, and take a boat cruise tour on the glittering Adriatic Sea. Enjoy a day of exploring the country of Montenegro and wandering the medieval cities of Kotor and Budva.
Day
4-5
Visit the soul of Dalmatia, Split. This city is a World Heritage Site, with an abundance of historic places. Visit the ancient city of stone, Trogir, and the nearby village of Klis. Once a medieval stronghold, and the cradle of Croatian horsemanship, Klis is now a Game of Thrones set!
Day
6-7
On the way to Zagreb, we’ll stop at Plitvice National Park. It is the country’s oldest and largest national park, and has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll see why when exploring its magical, natural beauty. In Zagreb, wander the wide boulevards, explore its colorful open-air markets in Dolac, and try the best dishes of Croatian cuisine.
Day
8-10
Welcome to Hungary! We’ll visit the largest lake in central Europe, Balton Lake, and enjoy the stunning scenery of the water and the surrounding volcanic hills. Compare the contrasting architecture of the two sides of the city – the Buda side and the Pest side, on either side of the river. Take the chance to explore this city's stunning thermal spas. We finish our adventures in Budapest with a sunset cruise down the Danube River.
Day
11-12
Explore Uzhorod, a Ukrainian city, which has long been a border town, influenced by neighbouring Slovakia and Hungary. Feel its multicultural vibe and its unique blend of cultures. Discover historic Mukahevo with its impressive fortress. Enjoy a traditional evening of local folk music!
Day
13-14
Travel up into the mystic Carpathian Mountains, past sweeping forests, flowing rivers and raging waterfalls. Experience local culture as you witness its rich traditions and hear of its whimsical superstitions. Then, get ready to be immersed into the customs of these people through a Cobblestone exclusive, because you are invited to a Boyko wedding!
Day
15-18
We finish our border city journey in Lviv – a place that has adapted the influences of its many occupants to become the city it is today! Enjoy the quaint charm of Lviv, where many have fallen in love with its laid-back character, incredible food, outdoor markets, and cobblestoned streets.
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Highlights

Unparalleled Beauty: explore the Pearl of the Adriatic Sea – Dubrovnik.
Secluded Bay: relax in Kotor Bay – a natural gem of Montenegro.
Roman classics: travel back in time in historic Split.
Breathtaking Nature: admire the beautiful Plitvice National Park.
Cosmopolitan Vibes: see the modern side of Croatia in its capital – Zagreb!
Danube Cruise: see the city of Budapest lit up at night on a river cruise.
Border City: discover Uzhorod, a city of many cultures and influences.
Wedding Traditions: attend an incredible and exclusive event - a recreation of a Boyko Wedding!
Quaint streets: Explore the charming and beautiful city of Lviv
Cobblestone Exclusives: Attend private concerts, cultural events, and workshops exclusively for Cobblestone Freeway Travellers.

The Cobblestone Culture Experience always includes:

Small Groups

16 people maximum. Sometimes fewer, but there’s never more.

Village Visits

Learn about a country from its people in the places where authentic life is happening.

Folk Performances

Have an intimate experience with local artists so you can live the culture.

Traditional Cuisine

Enjoy a wide variety of delicious local eats and can also have a familiar meal.

Artisan Demonstrations

Learn traditions from the people who keep them alive.

Pacing

Time to breathe, digest and soak up the atmosphere.

5 Star Transportation
First Class Hotels
Two Meals per Day
All Entrance Fees

Land Package per person:

July 5 to July 22, 2020
Closed


Sept 17 to Oct 4, 2020

$4,896 USD


Prices based on double occupancy


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Flight Packages

Flights may be purchased through a travel agency recommended by Cobblestone Freeway, or a travel agency of your choice.

Please contact us to receive more information.


Early Bird Discount

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


How to Book

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Single Supplement - $950 USD - “Solo traveller friendly!”

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