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17-Nights Treasures of the Balkans (Summer 2017)

Treasures Of The Balkans (Summer 2017) This is where the sway of the Mediterranean meets Central Europe and blends with the exotic East. From the Danube to Dracula's castle, the layers of history are evident at every turn. Additional Included Highlights Bucharest: See University Square and the former Communist Headquarters. Transylvanian Alps: Enjoy guided sightseeing of Brasov. Veliko Turnovo: Walk along Gurko Street, see the Monument of the Assens. Sofia: See the Cathedral, churches, and Soviet-era buildings. Ohrid: Walk through the cobbled streets with a local expert. Tirana: Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour. Kotor: Visit the old town situated on its fjord. Dubrovnik: See Onofrio's Fountain, Rector's Palace and the city walls. Admire the Franciscan and Dominican monasteries. Mostar: Walk across its famous bridge, explore the old town. Sarajevo: Tour the Bacarsija to see the Mosque and Olympic Stadium. Belgrade: See all the main sights with a guide including the imposing Kalemegdan Fortress. Budapest: Enjoy skyline views from Gellért Hill. Walk through the cobbled streets of the medieval Castle Hill district. See the Parliament and visit Heroes' Square in Pest.   Authentic Regional Flavours Veliko Tarnovo: Enjoy a Highlight Dinner of local specialties and wine and folklore show. Dubrovnik: Inside the mighty defensive walls of the old town, you will be offered a varied selection of charming restaurants on your Dine-Around evening. Sarajevo: Experience real Bosnian coffee and learn the traditional ritual of coffee preparation. Budapest: Now burgeoning with bistros, head to the Hungarian capital for a grand finale Celebration Dinner with wine to toast your tour. 17 Buffet Breakfasts (BB); 1 Welcome Dinner (WD), 6 three-course table d'hôte Dinner (DW), 1 Signature Evening (SE), 1 Dine-Around (DA), 1 Restaurant Dinner (RD) and 1 Celebration Dinner (CD) all with wine, plus tea or coffee.   Signature Experiences Bucharest: Walk the cavernous halls of the vast Palace of Parliament, learn some of the history and amusing tales. Bran: Visit the imposing medieval castle guarding the old Transylvanian border and embrace its stories, myth and legend - from Dracula to romantic Queen Marie. Sinaia: Witness the opulent and sumptuous décor in Peles Castle, the fairytale Royal summer residence, at the foot of the Bucegi Mountains. Veliko Tarnovo: Ascend Tsarevets, the King's Hill, crowned by a ruined medieval citadel. Enjoy the views and imagine yourself back in the days of the Crusades when this was the capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom. Veliko Tarnovo: Visit Arbanassi, one of Bulgaria's most beautiful sites. The frescoed churches and fortified dwellings offer a unique insight into the former wealth and spiritual commitment of the settlement. Sarajevo: Hear a first hand account a city under siege. Visit the ‘Tunnel of Hope', and talk directly with a resident who lived through the 44-month blockade and was privy to the city's secret lifeline. Budapest: Visit the colourful Matthias Church and gaze out over the Danube and giant domed Parliament from the heights of the Fisherman's Bastion.   Stay At The Best Addresses Budapest: The 5-star Corinthia Budapest Hotel is one of the grandest luxury hotels in Budapest. An impressive landmark building with an imposing Neo-classical façade and soaring glass atrium. The high technology and personal service ensures an elegant and luxurious stay.     ADDITIONAL FIVE STAR SERVICES An expert Insight Tour Director, at the pinnacle of their career, will guide you on your journey. Serving as your 'travelling concierge', this skilled guide will act as consummate organiser and be your 'friend in a foreign land' Enjoy the unique comfort of Insight's luxury air-conditioned 40 seat coach with extended leg room and on-board restroom. It's business class comfort A personal radio headset - gives you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating insights and commentaries Baggage handling everywhere, with seamless and prompt delivery to your door at every hotel Hotel and restaurant tips included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. Plus Insight includes all taxes and porterage charges at hotels Stay connected with friends and family with the complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi Insight Flourishes - from time to time, your Tour Director will enchant you with local tidbits, each representing authentic food or beverages unique to the destination  

17 nights from $4025 per person

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of Nights: 17
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From:Until:From Price:
5/14/20176/1/2017 $4050
5/28/20176/15/2017 $4050
6/11/20176/29/2017 $4050
6/25/20177/13/2017 $4050
7/9/20177/27/2017 $4025
7/23/20178/10/2017 $4025
8/6/20178/24/2017 $4025
8/20/20179/7/2017 $4025
9/3/20179/21/2017 $4175
9/17/201710/5/2017 $4175
   
Remarks: Prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability and change without notice. Prices reflect land only accommodations, airfare is additional. Blackout dates/seasonal supplements may apply. Tour prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. Discounts may be withdrawn at anytime, book early to confirm space.

 

 

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