Essential Western Balkans
Veer off the usual Balkan route and discover some of the region’s lesser-visited attractions on this backroads adventure. Starting in cosmopolitan Budapest, travel to the Serbian capital of Belgrade for a taste of a European city on the up. Learn about Bosnia and Herzegovina’s war years in Sarajevo, stop by the famed Old Bridge of Mostar and wind things up in Dubrovnik, one of Europe's hottest spots. Melding the past with the present, the historic with the euphoric, this trip ticks all the boxes with plenty of free time, plenty to learn and plenty of places to let your hair down.
- Learn about the dark history and rebuilding of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo
- Visit Mostar’s famous Old Bridge and witness a traditional bridge jumper hurl themselves into the icy waters below
- Enjoy plenty of free time to discover the communist past and progressive vibe of Budapest, the 'Pearl of the Danube'
- Immerse yourself in the edgy street scene of Belgrade's Bohemian Quarter, then dance the night away in one of Europe’s nightlife hotspots
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