Veer off the usual Balkan route and discover some of the region’s lesser-visited attractions on this intriguing backroads adventure. Starting off in cultured and cosmopolitan Budapest, travel on to the Serbian capital of Belgrade for a taste of a European city decidedly 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 wonderful Dubrovnik. Melding the past with the present, the raw with the cultivated, this trip will both impress and enlighten.

Highlights

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

Admire the restored architecture of World Heritage-listed Kotor, Montenegro, on a climb along the ancient city fortifications