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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 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

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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, 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 travelers

tour itinerary - Travel a path less taken...

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

Departure Dates

2020

Early Bird Discount available
until Jan 5, 2020*

2020

Early Bird Discount available
until Mar 17, 2020*

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Land Package per person:

Based on double occupany

$4,896 usd

Flight Packages

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

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How to Book

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

Cobblestone Travellers Say:

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

Kurt Davie

HOST: Yulia Kluskovska

Yulia has been doing a great job for our company. She is the person who takes care of our travellers in Ukraine. Showing the best cultural spots around Lviv and other no less interesting places around Ukraine. Yulia's very personable, friendly and always ready to share her knowledge and experience with others.

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