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7 unique countries, now closer than ever

Experience 7 amazing countries in 1 extraordinary vacation experience. Immerse yourself in a region that is rich in history and culture, and where the landscapes you drive through are equally as breath-taking as the destinations we visit. Join us and see stunning architecture, taste the wide variety of local dishes, wonder at the diverse geography, from vast golden fields, to tall mountains and jagged coastlines - be soaked in living traditions and culture.

Trip Details

21 days/20 nights | Budapest to Vienna

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Itinerary

Day
1-3
Welcome to the Balkans! Dive straight in with a grand Hungarian welcome in Budapest! Ex-plore both the Buda and Pest sides of this beautiful, historic city; enjoy a sunset cruise down the Danube River. Experience traditional Hungarian music and a folk performance in a Hun-garian restaurant, or Csarda!
Day
4-5
On the way to the capital of Belgrade, stop in Novi Sad – a beautiful town with a rich Austro-Hungarian legacy. Once in Belgrade – explore the fascinating city centre, and listen to inter-esting stories that have shaped this city over time. A mix of old and new, you can check out ancient churches and hip underground bars, eat traditional cepavi kebabs, or eat at contempo-rary restaurants in the lively centre. Once in Belgrade – explore the fascinating city centre, and listen to interesting stories that have shaped this city over time.
Day
6-7
Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia, is city with a diverse, multicultural history. For over four hun-dred years, mosques, synagogues, Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches have stood side by side. Visit the “Tunnel of Hope” – a tunnel which allowed a flow of humanitarian aid into Sarajevo during the Siege of Sarajevo during the Bosnian War.
Day
8
We’ll make a stop in Mostar – the majestic city of bridges and arches, where you’ll feel as though you’ve stepped back into another century. Experience a traditional Bosnian coffee tast-ing at the famous Alma Café, and learn about the coffee culture of Bosnia as you sip coffee and taste Bosnian Delight.
Day
9-19
Welcome to beautiful Croatia! Arriving in Dubrovnik, we can visit some of the many UNESCO Cultural Heritage sites Croatia has to offer. Take a day to explore Montenegro - a land where the mountains descend almost directly into the sea, creating a surreal landscape. We will explore many of Croatia’s ancient cities, including Split, Trogir, Klis, Hvar, Zadar, Plivitce and finally finishing off in Zagreb.
Day
20
We’ll take a trip to Europe’s smallest country capital, the picturesque Ljubljana! Wander it’s many bridges in its historic centre, relax in one of its many riverside café’s and watch the world go by.
Day
21
Vienna is truly an impressive, imperial city. We will explore the stunning Schonbrunn Palace, and other important architectural sites in Vienna’s historic centre. You’ll get to round off your trip participating in an apple strudel making lesson, and of course, tasting!
map - 7 unique countries, now closer than ever

Highlights

- Cruise down the Danube river in Budapest
- Explore historic Belgrade
- Marvel at Mostar – the city of bridges;
- Relax in Kotor Bay – a natural gem of Montenegro.
- Admire the beautiful Plivitce National Park
- Wander around picturesque Ljubljana
- Learn to make traditional Viennese apple strudel in a workshop!
- Traditional music, cuisine and culture of each destination we visit.

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 Mar 8, 2020*

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Land Package per person:

Based on double occupany

$5,360 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 - $1,270 USD - “Solo traveller friendly!”

HOST: Damjan Beusan

In Damjan's short lifetime, he has gathered quite a lot of experience. He has a degree in law, preschool teaching, and also knowledge in Portuguese language and culture. However, he find that the biggest experience definitely comes from the only true school - and that is life. Tourism is the field he has been active in for the last 18 years guiding, planning entertainment, and organizing holidays or business trips. Fluent in English, Portuguese, French and Croatian. Awaiting you in the paradise called Croatia!

DAMJAN-BEUSAN-guide

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