Escorted Tours 2024

51 monasteries, only four are active today, with the Megalo (Great) Meteoro being the most important. Its unique architecture, intricate dome, twelve sides, and exquisite frescoes make it a must- see. Cross the border to the Republic of North Macedonia and proceed to Ohrid. (B, D) Day 5, Wednesday, to Tirana Explore Ohrid, an important cultural and spiritual center recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Take a morning sightseeing tour through the cobblestone streets of the old town and visit the Cathedral of St. Sofia, featuring magnificent 1Oth-century frescoes. In the afternoon, travel to Tirana - the capital of Albania. (B, D) Day 6, Thursday, explore Tirana Embark on a morning sightseeing tour of Tirana, where you'll visit notable landmarks such as Skanderbeg Square, the Mosque of Ethem Bey, the Clock Tower, and the statue of G.K. Skanderbeg, Albania's national hero. Explore the Palace of Culture, built with Soviet assistance, and the National History Museum, adorned with a mosaic depicting Albanian history on its facade. The afternoon is yours to continue rexploring, shopping, or relaxing. (B) Day 7, Friday, to Tivat After breakfast, depart Tirana and head to Shkodra, a cultural hub with ancient origins. Explore the magnificent Rozafa Castle, perched high on a rocky limestone outcrop overlooking the city. Cross the border into Montenegro and continue to Tivat. Enjoy dinner upon arrival. (B, D) Day 8, Saturday, to Dubrovnik Embark on a journey to Dubrovnik, Croatia stopping en route to admire the scenic Kotor Bay, a South European fjord. Enjoy an orientation tour of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed old town of Kotor. Continue to Dubrovnik and arrive before dinner. (B, D) Day 9, Sunday, Explore Dubrovnik Embark on a walking tour of Old Dubrovnik after breakfast. Visit notable sites such as the Rector's Palace, the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando's Column, Sponza Palace, the Dominican Monastery, and the Franciscan Monastery with its ancient Pharmacy. The rest of the day is yours to explore at your own pace. Consider joining the optional excursion for a home-hosted Dubelj experience with dinner. (B) Day 10, Monday - depart Dubrovnik After breakfast, check out from your hotel and transfer to Dubrovnik airport for your departure. (B) 10DATHDBV START END PER PERSON IN TWIN April 6 April 15 $2,595 May 18 May 27 $2,779 June 29 July 8 $2,879 August 10 August 19 $2,979 September 21 September 30 $2,979 Single Room Supplement $780 2 TIRANA B-Breakfast D-Dinner INCLUDED FEATURES # First-class hotels # Arrival transfer from Athens airport on Day 1 # Departure transfer to Dubrovnik airport on Day 10 # Daily breakfast and 6 dinners # Professional English-Speaking Tour Director # Licensed Local Guides # Tours with modern air-conditioned motor coach # Whisper technology for enhanced touring # Luggage handling (1 piece per person) # Service charges and hotel taxes # Entrance fees included where indicated in bold INCLUDED CITY TOURS # Athens # Kalambaka # Ohrid # Tirana # Kotor # Dubrovnik INCLUDED HOTELS # Athens - Stanley (F) / Titania (F) or similar # Kalambaka - Grand Meteora (F) or similar # Ohrid - Hotel Granit (F) or similar # Tirana - Colosseo (F) or similar # Tivat - Hotel Palma (F) or similar # Dubrovnik - Lero (F) or similar NOTE: Because of the narrow and cobbled streets, walking is the primary way of getting around. Please make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes. albania tivat ohrid 2 2 dubrovnik 1 1 1 athens tirana greece north macedonia montenegro croatia kalambaka