Escorted Tours 2024

57 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, explore Split Travel north along the stunning Adriatic coast, passing old fishing villages and new resorts, until you reach the city of Split. (B, D) Day 11, Tuesday, explore Split Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Split. Explore the historic inner city, centered around the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site of Diocletian's Palace. Discover remnants of Split's Roman heritage, Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter's Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. The rest of the day is free to stroll through the beautiful streets of Split, relax on the beach, or join the optional excursion to the glamorous island of Hvar Y a popular spot for the rich and famous. (B) Day 12, Wednesday - depart Split After breakfast, check out from your hotel and transfer to Split airport for your departure. (B) 12DATHSPU START END PER PERSON IN TWIN April 6 April 17 $2,859 May 18 May 29 $2,995 June 29 July 10 $3,479 August 10 August 21 $3,479 September 21 October 2 $3,295 Single Room Supplement $880 2 SPLIT B-Breakfast D-Dinner INCLUDED FEATURES # First-class hotels # Arrival transfer from Athens airport on Day 1 # Departure transfer to Split airport on Day 12 # Daily breakfast and 7 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 # Split 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 # Split - Hotel Corner (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 dubrovnik 1 1 1 athens tirana greece north macedonia montenegro croatia 2 2 split kalambaka