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Monday
22 October
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Tuesday
23 October
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Wednesday
24 October
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Thursday
25 October
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Friday
26 October
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Saturday
27 October
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Sunday
28 October
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Aerial view at picturesque town Krapina cityscape in Croatia, Zagorje Region scenery.

Journey through three Balkan cities that combine architecture, a history that dates back thousands of years and unique airs of sophistication. From Budapest through to Belgrade and finishing in Zagreb, our new classic tour is one to discover and inspire the explorer in all of us.

Dreamstime M 16613449 St Marks Church

Why go?

  • New fascinating three centre tour
  • Plenty to see and do
  • Sophisticated and upcoming cities ready to show off
  • Discover local wines and delicious food
  • History dating back to Attila the Hun!
  • Alluring mix of old and new

Itinerary

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Transfer upon arrival into Budapest and our hotel before a welcome drink and dinner. Overnight Budapest

  • Accommodation 4 * Hotel Leonardo or similar
  • MEALS Dinner included

Divided by the magnificent River Danube, historic Buda and modern Pest are linked by seven bridges to form one city. Our included guided tour features the top sites of this amazing city: Heroes’ Square with its impressive Millennium Monument and the Castle District where the Royal Palace, Mattias Church and Fisherman’s Bastion can be found. Our tour will be followed by lunch before we begin our drive to Belgrade in the afternoon. Overnight Belgrade.

  • Accommodation 4 * 88 Rooms Hotel
  • MEALS All meals included

Belgrade is currently one of the most ‘happening’ cities in Europe. Translated to ‘White City’, the city is located where the Sava and Danube Rivers meet. Our city tour explores the Temple of Saint Sava; Knez Mihailova street, the most busy street in the the city; the Bohemian neighbourhood of Skadarlija; the Republic square, and last but not least, the Kalemegdan fortresss with its amazing views overlooking the city. The afternoon is free for you to enjoy, so why not take a boat ride, visit the Nikolas Tesla Museum or Museum of Yugoslavia? Overnight Belgrade.

  • Accommodation 4 * 88 Rooms Hotel
  • MEALS Breakfast included

Today we have a full day at our leisure. We can take an optional tour to Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci: here we can take in the Museum of Beekeeping and Wine cellar Zivanovic before a city tour of Novi Sad situated in northern Serbia. Overnight Belgrade.

  • Accommodation 4 * 88 Rooms Hotel
  • MEALS Breakfast included

Our tour continues towards the border as we head to Croatia. Stopping in Ilok, one of the most eastern cities, we can enjoy a wine tasting in an area very popular with wineries. We then travel on to Vukovar; once an important river port, the city is still recovering from the war. See the city symbols like the water tower and Eltz castle, which today is a city museum, and a memorial centre with a mass tomb. After some short sightseeing, we will proceed to the Vucedol museum. Overnight Zagreb.

  • Accommodation 4 * Hotel International
  • MEALS Breakfast & Dinner included

Learn about the baroque charm of the upper town and its streets and palaces, and the vibrant life of the lower city. Zagreb is at the foot of the Medvednica, and the longest river in Croatia, the Sava, flows through the city. Zagreb is the seat of the Catholic Archdiocese and the landmark of the city is the Cathedral of Sveti Stjepana, or "Stephen". Overnight Zagreb.

  • Accommodation 4 * Hotel International
  • MEALS Breakfast included

Heading out of the city, this morning we journey to Krapina and the Kumrovic Old Village. "Hušnjakovo” in Krapina is the most famous site of the Neanderthal man due to the richest and most various fossil collection. About nine hundred human fossil bones, numerous stone tools from the Palaeolithic era and fossil remains of animals were found in the layers of the cave. We will then travel on to Kumrovec: a unique open-air museum in Croatia. In the evening, we will head to Agritourism Kezele for a wonderful farewell dinner consisting of local dishes and wine-tasting! Overnight Zagreb.

  • Accommodation 4 * Hotel International
  • MEALS Breakfast & Dinner included

Transfer this morning to the airport.

  • Accommodation
  • MEALS Breakfast included

More to explore:*

  • Sremski Karlovici & Novi Said
  • Boat ride in Belgrade
    *Subject to availability
APPROX. FLIGHT TIME

2 hours 30 minutes

TIME DIFFERENCE

GMT + 1 hours

TEMPERATURE

Average Daily Maximum:
Budapest: 18°C April
Belgrade: 13°C April
Zagreb: 14°C April

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Useful Information

Transfer time
The transfer time for the main tour between Budapest Airport and the hotel is approximately 30 minutes, depending on the traffic.

Gratuities
We suggest a Group Collection to cover guides, transfer drivers, and hotel staff of minimum £30.00 per person. Your Tour Leader will collect this on your behalf and distribute it accordingly, thus relieving you of the burden of who, when and how much to tip. The tipping of housekeeping will be left to your individual discretion (a small amount left in your room on departure should cover this and would be much appreciated). As is customary, ‘the hat’ will be passed around for the driver and guide on all optional excursions. For any meals that are not included in your itinerary, or taxi fares, your Tour Leader can advise of an appropriate % to add on.

Included programme
A sightseeing programme is included in your touring package.

Dress code
The dress code for during the day is casual. In the evenings the dress code is smart with gentlemen requested to wear a shirt and tie. Comfortable shoes for walking and sightseeing are recommended.

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Choose an overseas holiday with confidence.  All holidays include flights and transfers in resort and are fully ATOL protected.

Depart Return Nights Age Group Price COMMENTS  
27 Apr 2019 04 May 2019 7 All Ages £ 1395 BOOK

What's included: 

  • Scheduled return flights London Heathrow/Budapest – Zagreb/London Heathrow with British Airways & transfers
  • Airport taxes & charges
  • Twin/double room for single use with private facilities
  • Welcome drink & information meeting
  • Private coach throughout the tour
  • Half day guided tour of Budapest
  • Half day guided tour of Belgrade
  • Sightseeing of Vucedol & entrance to museum
  • Half day guided tour of Zagreb
  • Entrance to Neanderthral Museum Krapina
  • Visit of the Old Village in Kumrovec
  • 2 wine tastings
  • Tourist tax
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Breakfast daily, 1 lunch & 4 dinners

What’s extra:

  • Insurance, see here

Please note:

  • A reasonable level of fitness/mobility is required as we include plenty of sightseeing/travelling, sometimes with early starts.

Airline Information BA

  • All bookings made to fly with British Airways will be secured as a group and will therefore not qualify to be managed online. The below can only be booked upon check in at the airport;

    1. Online Check in.
    2. Pre-reserved seat selection
    3. Seat Request
    4. Baggage Extras eg, Golf Bags, Ski Carriage.

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