Discover the treasures of Hungary
Witness age-old culture and stunning landscapes in Bosnia & Herzegovina
Beauty, culture and ancient architecture awaits you in Croatia
Slovenia, the land of pristine landscapes and friendly faces
Explore mysterious, magical and romantic Venice
|Tour Provider||Bunnik Tours|
|Number of Days||
1 to 20
Abbreviation: [B,L,D] Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Welcome to Budapest, Hungary’s vibrant capital. Meet your fellow travellers and tour director tonight for a welcome drink.
Facing each other across the Danube River, the former cities of Buda and Pest are linked by a series of beautiful bridges. Today we’ll take an extensive tour of the Castle Hill area and its beautiful buildings, the Fisherman’s Bastion, famous Matthias Church, the Hers’ Square and Gellert Hill. This evening we dine in a local Csarda restaurant for a group welcome dinner. [B,D]
Sit back and enjoy the views over the countryside as we travel south-west to the 'Hungarian Sea’ and Europe’s largest body of fresh water, Lake Balaton. This afternoon we cross the border into Croatia and make our way to the capital, Zagreb. [B]
We take a morning sightseeing tour of this fascinating city and its impressive 900-year-old Upper Town. We see the churches of St Mark’s and St Catherine’s and visit the Cathedral, the tallest building in Croatia. The afternoon is at leisure to explore the cobblestone streets at your own pace and admire its old-world graciousness and friendly, lively energy. [B]
Today we cross the border into Bosnia & Herzegovina and make our way to the historic capital, Sarajevo. A cosmopolitan city full of history and a Turkish heritage, it is often called the 'Jerusalem of Europe’. Here we enjoy an afternoon sightseeing tour of the four quarters. [B]
We venture south to Mostar, where its famous Ottoman Bridge, bustling gold alley and numerous mill house restaurants lining the banks of the river set an enchanting scene. Later this afternoon we continue to beautiful Dubrovnik, set against a backdrop of the shimmering Adriatic Ocean. [B]
Dubrovnik is one of the most photographed towns in the Mediterranean. This morning we enjoy a walking tour of this historic walled city. Sights will include the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, Rector’s Palace and the Franciscan Monastery. The afternoon is free for you to explore at your own pace. [B,D]
Special Experience: Enjoy the hospitality of the locals at a special home-hosted dinner.
We spend the day touring the tiny country of Montenegro. Admire the beauty of the Dalmatian coast as we drive along the rugged Bay of Kotor, dotted with charming little villages. [B]
We head north along the spectacular coast to Split. Enjoy the incredible scenery as we pass sheer cliff faces and bright turquoise waters. In Split, we tour the historic city centre, built around the remains of the world’s most impressive Roman monument - the Diocletian’s Palace. [B]
Today we stop in the town of Trogir, where artists from around the world gather to paint. This afternoon we travel to stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park. These 16 terraced lakes are renowned for their distinctive colours, ranging from azure to green, grey and blue. [B,D]
Special Experience: Stay overnight in the national park, only 400m from the highest waterfall.
This morning we explore the spectacular lower lake section on a guided walking tour that will showcase its magnificent turquoise lakes, waterfalls and cascades. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure for you to relax and enjoy the tranquillity. [B,D]
We travel to the imperial resort town of Opatija. Famous for its grand spa hotels and superb location on the beautiful bay of Kvarner, it is often referred to as the 'Pearl of the Adriatic’. We’ll take an orientation tour on arrival to learn about its splendid past. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. [B]
Enjoy a full-day excursion along the beautiful, heart-shaped Istrian Peninsula. Visit Eufrasius Basilica at the ancient Roman town of Porec, the Roman Amphitheatre in Pula and the charming fishing port of Rovinj. [B]
Today we visit the incredible Postojna Caves, with more than 20km of passages, galleries and chambers filled with two million year old stalagmite and stalactite formations. On the way to Bled we stop inIdrija, a mining town in the green hills of the Julian Alps that is also home to a lace-making tradition dating back more than 500 years. Here we’ll visit the Gewerkenegg Castle, built in the 1520s to serve as the headquarters for the mercury mine. [B]
The region around Bled is one of the most beautiful in Europe. Set amongst stunning mountain peaks and brimming with forests and greenery, waterfalls and streams, it is characterised by the iconic church steeple that perches atop a tiny island in the middle of the lake. Here we enjoy a wonderful sightseeing tour including a visit to Bled Castle, before we visit the lake valley of Bohinj. [B]
Special Experience: Visit Bohinj Shepherd Museum and taste the locally produced cheeses.
Enjoy the morning at leisure before we depart forthe picturesque Slovenian capital, Ljubljana. This beautiful city features a hilltop castle, emerald green river and a buzzing al fresco cafe culture.
Special Experience: See Ljubljana from a different angle on a boat ride along the Ljubljanica River.
This afternoon we make our way to the ever-romantic city of Venice. [B]
A place like no other, a day exploring Venice will leave lasting memories. Today’s highlights include Piazza San Marco and the Basilica, the Doge’s Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. We’ll also witness magic in the hands of a master craftsman at a traditional glass blowing factory, watching as they create a work of art before our eyes. Tonight we enjoy a group farewell dinner. [B,D]
Today we bid farewell to Venice and begin our journey home. [B]