SERBIA - MACEDONIA - GREECE - BULGARIA
12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS

(2 nights Belgrade + 1 nights Skopje + 2 nights Ohrid + 1 night Bitola + 2 nights Thessaloniki + 1 night Bansko + 2 nights Sofia)
Program
1
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Belgrade ( Serbia ) - After arrival at the airport in Belgrade, transfer to the hotel. Welcome dinner in traditional Serbian restaurant in the old bohemian part of the city, Skadarlija. Overnight in Belgrade.
2
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Belgrade ( Serbia ) - This morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour to view Belgrade's main attractions including a visit to the imposing Kalemegdan Fortress. Other tour attractions include the Republic Square and Knez Mihajlova street, the Saint Sava Temple, the largest Orthodox church in the city, as well as Tito's Memorial. Overnight in Belgrade.
3
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Nish ( Serbia ) , Skopje ( Macedonia ) - After breakfast, depart for Nis, Serbia's third largest city. While in Nis you will have an orientation tour and lunch before continuing to Skopje, arriving in the late afternoon. Overnight in Skopje.
4
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Skopje, Mavrovo, Ohrid ( Macedonia ) - This morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour in Skopje that includes the Memorial Holocaust Museum of Macedonian Jews, the Museum of National Struggle. You will also visit the Memorial house of Mother Teresa, the old Turkish stone bridge and the Alexander the Great statue. After the city tour, continue towards Ohrid along the canyon of the Radika River, visit to the St. Jovan Bigorski Monastery. Dinner and overnight in Ohrid.
5
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Ohrid ( Macedonia ) - The walking tour begins in the old town-museum of Ohrid which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was known as “City of Lights” in the ancient world. Ohrid has also become known as the “City of 365 Churches” and the tour will include many of the most important ones. The tour finishes with a walk through the local bazaar. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Ohrid.
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Bitola ( Macedonia ) - In the morning depart for Bitola through the mountain region of Galichica where you will have spectacular views of both Ohrid Lake and Prespa Lake. Arrive in Bitola in the afternoon and enjoy a visit to the Heraclea ruins and the Museum of Bitola . Overnight in Bitola.
7
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Pella, Thessaloniki ( Greece ) - After breakfast depart for Greece and visit Pella, an archaeological site and the birthplace of Alexander the Great and home to several beautiful mosaics from that time period. Arrive to Thessaloniki and enjoy a dinner of Greek food accompanied with traditional dancing and Buzuki music. Overnight in Thessaloniki.
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Thessaloniki ( Greece ) - Spend the day in a city that has combined the influences of the Hellenic, the Roman, the Byzantine and the Ottoman Empires. The tour this morning will visit the White Tower, the St.Demitrios Church and the Jewish Museum. Spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring the cities architectural diversity. Overnight in Thessaloniki.
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Melnik, Bansko ( Bulgaria ) - After breakfast travel to the small town of Melnik, just over the Bulgarian border to enjoy to a wine tasting. Continue to Bansko for a folklore show and dinner. Overnight in Bansko.
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Sofia ( Bulgaria ) - On the way to Sofia stop for an extended visit to the Rila Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the monastery church, home to amazing frescoes, and the monastery museum before continuing towards Sofia for dinner. Overnight in Sofia.
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Sofia ( Bulgaria ) - This morning enjoy a walking city tour of Sofia including a visit to the National History Museum where the gold and silver Thracian treasures are displayed, Alexander Nevski Cathedral and Crypt. The tour also includes St. Sofia church, Parliament Square, the monument of King Liberator, Russian church, the National theatre, the National Art Gallery and many more impressive sites. Enjoy leisure time in the afternoon to continue your exploration of Sofia. Overnight in Sofia.
12
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Sofia ( Bulgaria ) - After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
TOUR INCLUDES TOUR EXCLUDES
- Transfer from airport - hotel - airport Flight ticket
Transportation during the tour All drinks at breakfast / dinner
Hotel accommodation 11BB Individual costs
Professional English speaking guide
Lunch
5 Dinners
Entrance fees