Wine Tour: Taste of the Eastern Balkans

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Itinerary - Wine Tour: Taste of the Eastern Balkans        

Day 1: Bucharest
Arrival at Bucharest Airport. Meet and greet by your local guide. Transfer to the hotel, accommodation and orientation walk. Free evening. Overnight in Bucharest.

Day 2: Bucharest      
Breakfast. City tour of Bucharest, including Free Press Square, Arch of Triumph, Victory Square and Avenue, Royal Palace, Revolution Square, a visit to the Village Museum, one of the most impressive open-air museums in Europe and the Palace of Parliament. Next, you will have free time in the Old Town. After that proceed to Dealu Mare, where we will have wine tasting. Overnight in Bran.

Day 3: Bran – Brasov
After breakfast, we will drive to Bran Castle, famous as Dracula’s castle. After that we will have the chance to try some of the best wines and cheese in the region. In the afternoon, we will continue to Brasov, one of the most important medieval handcraft centers in Romania. Free evening. Overnight in Brasov.

Day 4: Brasov
Breakfast. Today we’ll have a city tour of Brasov and the Old town. Highlights of the tour are the Black Church, the Council Square, the Hirsher House, the many old Saxon houses, and the White and Black Towers. Rest of the day is free. Overnight in Brasov.

Day 5: Brasov – Rasnov -  Bucharest          
Breakfast. After that we will continue to Rasnov where we will try some of the most famous drinks in Romania – palinka. You will have the opportunity to visit the distillery, where the owner will show you the basics of palinka distilling. After that, head back to Bucharest for overnight.

Day 6: Bucharest – Veliko Turnovo – Lyaskovets  
After breakfast we will continue to Bulgaria. Our first wine tasting stop for today will be at Lyaskovets, where the winery has a big variety of white, red and sparkling wines. After that we will have accommodation in the old Bulgarian capital Veliko Turnovo. City tour including the old town, Samovodska chershia and the Tsarevets fortress. Overnight in Veliko Turnovo.

Day 7: Veliko Turnovo – Plovdiv    
After breakfast, we will head to Plovdiv. But our first stops will be visit of the impressive Bachkovo monastery and the village of Brestovitsa for another visit in a winery. There you will have the opportunity to taste wines from the fruitful Thracian lowlands. After that city tour of Plovdiv including The Old Town and Roman Theatre. Overnight in Plovdiv.

Day 8: Plovdiv – Sofia          
After breakfast, we will head to Bulgarian Capital. City tour including the historical centre: Alexander Nevski Cathedral, the National Theatre, the Archaeological Museum, St.George Church, Roman ruins and Medieval settlements. Afternoon walk to Boyana Church and free time for shopping. Overnight in Sofia.

Day 9: Sofia – Nis     
After breakfast, we will head to Serbia. City tour of Nis. Free time. Overnight in Nis.

Day 10: Nis – Aleksandrovac – Krusevac – Belgrade        
After breakfast, we will visit two of the most famous wineries in Serbia – winery Budimir in Aleksandrovac and Rubin winery in Krusevac. After some nice spend time there, we will continue to Belgrade. Overnight in Belgrade.

Day 11: Belgrade – Novi sad            
Breakfast. City tour of the white city, located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers. You will visit Kalemegdan Fortress, Church of Saint Sava, which is one of the largest Orthodox churches in Europe, the geographical centre of the city - Knez Mihailova, Belgrade’s Bohemian Quarter – Skadarlija, Museum of Yugoslavia and the House of Flowers. In the late afternoon we will head to Novi Sad. Overnight in Novi Sad.

Day 12: Novi Sad      
Breakfast. City tour of Novi Sad. After that we will explore the heart of Vojvodina valley with a glass of wine in our hands. We will visit two of the most famous wineries in this region - Winery Kovačević and Vinarija Deurić in Mala Remeta. In the afternoon we will vist the Mala Remeta monastery. After that we will return in our hotel in Novi Sad. Overnight.

Day 13: Novi sad – Belgrade
Breakfast. Trasfer to Belgrade. Free time till the transfer to the airport. End of our services. 

Rates for WineTour: The taste of the Eastern Balkans 2020

   2 pax  4 pax  6 pax
3* Hotels  1 600 euro  1 080 euro    860 euro
4* Hotels  1 670 euro  1 140 euro  930 euro
5* Hotels   1 880 euro  1 350 euro  1120 euro

What is included in the Wine Tour: Taste of the Eastern Balkans?

Price is per person
12x hotel accommodations
BB board, private tour with personal guide/driver
Transport with air-conditioned modern car or mini-van
Road taxes and parking


What is excluded from the Wine Tour: Taste of the Eastern Balkans?

Tipping (no fixed amount)
Entrance fees 
Personal expenses

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