Grand Tour of Romania, Serbia and Bulgaria

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In two-weeks experience the highlights of Romania, Serbia and Bulgaria. Explore their bustling cities along with the rolling Transylvanian countryside, the Rose Valley and the Black Sea coast. Also discover the extensive history from ancient Roman right up to the more recent communist regimes.

Legendary Castles – Delve beneath the myths at Castle Bran and marvel at the exquisite stained glass and décor in Peles Castle

Belgrade – Discover the Ottoman, Roman and Communist history in the old capital of Yugoslavia

Rila Monastery – Visit this spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site with its brightly coloured frescoes


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ.

DAY 1 – Join trip in Bucharest, Romania
DAY 2 – Walking tour of Bucharest; visit to remarkable Peles Castle and Bran Castle
DAY 3 – Explore medieval Brasov and the walled city of Sibiu
DAY 4 – See King Decebalus’ statue and take a dip in riverside hot springs
DAY 5 – Explore ancient Roman Viminacium and arrive in Belgrade, Serbia
DAY 6 – Visit to the laidback city of Novi Sad; explore Belgrade on foot
DAY 7 – See the rock formations at Devil’s Town and Skull Tower in Nis
DAY 8 – Arrive in Sofia, Bulgaria and visit the Soviet Army Monument by metro
DAY 9 – Explore Rila Monastery; chance to visit the Museum of Socialist Art
DAY 10 – See Plovdiv Roman Theatre and a Thracian tomb in the Rose Valley
DAY 11 – Visit Shipka Memorial Church, Etar Museum and Tsarevets Fort
DAY 12 – Discover Varna and Balchik on the Black Sea coast
DAY 13 – Visit Kaliakra Fortress and take a walk along the cliff tops
DAY 14 – Return to Bucharest, Romania
DAY 15 – Trip ends in Bucharest, Romania


Breakfast: 14

Dinner: 1


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1 nights comfortable guesthouse

11 nights comfortable hotel

2 nights simple hotel


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Trip maximum 16




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