Balkan´s Route with Athens - ENGMARKET

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13 Dias

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Começar a cidade

Bucareste

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Abril 2020 / Março 2021

Cidades para visitar: Bucareste; Sinaia; Bran; Sighisoara; ; Sibiu; Hunedoara; Timisoara; Belgrade; Sarajevo; Mostar; Medjugorje; Kravice; Dubrovnik, Dalmacia; Kotor; Tirana; Struga; Kastoria; Kalambaca; Delfos; Atenas

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Introdução

Caro viajante: Obrigado por nos escolher para realizar este passeio!Esperamos que você aproveite a sua viagem.

Aqui damos-lhe uma orientação em sua turnê com as informações que acreditamos que pode ser de seu interesse.A informação é indicativa, podem existir variações em horas designadas.

TRANSFER do aeroporto, se você tiver incluído ou compra. Nossa transferência vai ser esperando por você com um cartaz em nome de Europamundo ou seu nome para a saída do costume (após a coleta de sua bagagem).

Lembre-se de informar-nos por telefone, se você perdeu seu voo de conexão ou esperado atraso de sua chegada, em sua figura VOUCHER o telefone da transferência.

IMPORTANT: If you had additional nights upon arrival the hotel will have your reservation, but his travel guide normally will not be until the night before the start of the tour.

Dia

TODAY´S HIGHLIGHT:  Transfer to the hotel. Citytour of Bucharest.

IMPORTANT -  IF YOU REQUESTED ADDITIONAL NIGHTS on arrival at the hotel you will have your booking made but the guide of your trip will normally not arrive until the start of the included activities. YOUR TIME BEFORE THIS MOMENT IS THEREFORE FREE. At your hotel they can help you with all the information you need.  

NB:   The schedules you will find in this itinerary are approximate. The guide, depending on the situation and in order to improve the development of the circuit, may adjust the schedules.    

Welcome to Bucharest. On arrival at the airport, we will be waiting for you to  transfer  you to the hotel. Towards 13.00 hrs, after lunch, we take a  panoramic tour  of the city with its ancient quarter and the giant Parliament Palace. Free time.  Dinner included . 

Total distance covered: 325  km.  
Scenery:  beautiful landscapes with the Carpathian mountains, remote areas and forests. Small picturesque villages en route.
Note:   Wear suitable clothing. The Sinaia area is located on the mountain, we recommend warm clothes and comfortable shoes.

08.00hrs.- Bucharest. Departure. Today we have a stage of great scenic beauty, travelling to Transylvania across the Carpathian mountains and through forests.  


10.30hrs.- SINAIA,  Arrival. We will stroll in the gardens of the Peles and Pelisor castles (visit of the gardens, the interior of the castle is closed on Mondays).

12.00hrs.- Sinaia- Departure. High mountains.
13.00hrs.- BRAN.  arrival to the 14th-century  fortress, known as “ Dracula’s Castle” (tickets included).  Time for lunch and stroll on the beautiful center.

15.30hrs.- Bran - Departure. The architecture of some of the villages shows that these regions were inhabited by people of German origin.

17.45hrs.- SIGHISOARA,  arrival to this very beautiful walled mediaeval city and Heritage of Mankind. Tonight we  include a very special dinner,  in the restaurant of Count Dracula, in the house where Vlad Tepes was born. 

Total distance covered: 39 5 km.
  
Scenery:  beautiful landscapes and towns.

08.30 hrs.- Sighisoara- Departure. In Transylvania there are numerous fortified churches in areas that were inhabited by people of German origin; some of these churches have been declared Heritage of Mankind, and we will see one of them: 
09.00 hrs.- BIERTAN.  Arrival to visit the fortified church  (tickets included) .

10.00hrs.- Biertan, Departure. 
11.15hrs.- SIBIU,  arrival to this important economic and cultural centre that was the capital of Transylvania, with its bustling narrow streets and squares. Time for a stroll and for lunch. 

14.15hrs.- Sibiu- Departure. 
16.00hrs.- In the afternoon, we visit the impressive  castle of HUNEDOARA (tickets included),  which is considered the prettiest castle in Romania.

17.00hrs.- Hunedoara- Departure.
19.30hrs.- TIMISOARA,  Arrival.   T ime for a stroll in its elegant central squares. 

Total distance covered: 170 km .  
Note:  Keep your passport to hand, as it will be required on the border with Serbia.

08.30hrs.- Timisoara- Departure. Among pleasant landscapes we set off for Serbia and the border pass (border procedures sometimes delayed).

11.30 hrs.-   BELGRADE,  arrival. We include a  panoramic tour  of this active capital on the shores of the Danube as it flows into the Sava, where we can admire its busy centre, its parliament, and stroll in the Kalemegdan fortress.  Afternoon free.

Total distance:  295 km
Landscapes:  Forests, mountains, rivers, small cities. Great contrasts in our trip through Bosnia.
Note:   Remember to have your Passport ready, you will need it to enter in Bosnia.  Schedules of this stage sometimes can suffer important delays because of the border procedures.  

08.00hrs.- Belgrade. Departure. A stage of pretty forest and mountain scenery. Short stop en route to get pictures of the landscapes.  We enter  BOSNIA. 


14.15hrs.- SARAJEVO , arrival at lunchtime.  Panoramic tour  with a local guide of this city of strong Turkish influence: its mosques, its madrasahs, its busy bazaars. We will also see the  Tunnel of life  that saved the city during the Serbian siege.  Dinner included.

Distância total realizada: 315 km.

Paisagens: Belas paisagens em todo o trajeto: montanhas, rios, cachoeiras, lagos, aldeias pitorescas no caminho. Chegada em Dubrovnik com belas paisagens marinhas.
Notas: Leve seu passaporte a mão, hoje retornaremos novamente a Croacia.
Recomendamos usar sapatos confortáveis para as visitas e passeio em  Kravice.
08.30 hrs. - Sarajevo.-Saída. Belas paisagens entre montanhas e vales.
11.00 hrs.- Mostar . Tempo livre para passear e almoçar nesta cidade muito pitoresca, as ruas estão cheias de vida comercial e pequenos restaurantes. A alta ponte de pedra separa as comunidades católicas, ortodoxas e muçulmanas.
14.00 hrs. - Mostar. -saída- Apenas a 20 km se encontra:
14.30 hrs.- Medjugorge .- chegada- Lugar onde vão milhares de peregrinos católicos, dizem que a Virgem Maria continua aparecendo no topo da montanha. Tempo para passear pelo centro ou perto da da igreja principal.
16.00 hrs. - Medjugorge -saída-.
16.30 hrs-   Chegada, ainda na Bósnia, para Kravice , deslumbrantes cachoeiras de 25/30 metros de altura, cujas paredes formam jardins verticais, rodeados por vegetação e muitas vezes  as pessoas de Dubrovnik ou Mostar vão para banhar-se e relaxar-se com um piquenique.
17.15 hrs - Kravice, saída. Passo a Croacia. Belas paisagens costeras.
19.45 hrs- Dubrovnik- Chegada.- Jantar incluido .       

Dubrovnik - Pela manhã , iniciando aproximadamente às  nove da manhã, incluimos uma visita com guia local da cidade de Dubrovnik; nos encontramos sem dúvida em uma das cidades mais bonitas da Europa: Suspensa sobre uma rocha, rodeada de muralhas, banhada pelo mar Adriático, começamos incluindo a subida em teleférico, desde o alto das montanhas vizinhas poderemos admirar as melhores vistas da cidade, posteriormente caminhando conheceremos o seu centro histórico, é uma jóia do patrimônio arquitetônico mundial. Na visita incluimos as entradas ao Mosteiro Franciscano que guarda a farmácia mais antiga da Europa; entrada incluida também à catedral de Dubrovnik e ao Palacio de Sponza.
Tarde livre.
Retorno ao hotel no final da tarde. Jantar incluído.
Nota: em ocasiões o teleférico não opera por questões climatológicas ou de manutenção, nesses casos ofereceremos entrada às muralhas de Dubrovnik onde também se têm umas vistas fantásticas da cidade e da Baía.

Distance covered: 295 km 
Scenery: Very beautiful scenery along the Adriatic coast. The bay of Kotor possesses some of the most beautiful scenery in Europe. Very picturesque villages along the way. . Subsequently Albania presents us with images of a more rural country with a very strong character of its own Note: Have your passports to hand. We cross the border to Montenegro and Albania. We will sometimes have to change coach on the border with Montenegro.    

07.30 hrs.- Dubrovnik - Departure -. We set off early for Montenegro . Border procedures (which may sometimes be long). Beautiful scenery in the bay of Kotor.-  
09.30 hrs ( variable depending on which border).- Kotor. - Arrival -. Time to stroll in this beautiful walled town with its strong Venetian influence, which stands in a magnificent scenic background.   
11.00 hrs.- Kotor - Departure - We continue among beautiful coastal scenery. 
11.45 hrs.- Budva , a beautiful walled enclave on a rocky islet in the sea. Time for a stroll, to take photos and have lunch.    

13.45 hrs.- Budva - Departure -. We travel along the coast towards Albania . Arrival at the frontier and border procedures (which may sometimes be long). Time at the frontier too to have a coffee and change money. We carry on along small roads. We enter the capital of Albania.  
17.30 hrs.- Tirana - Arrival -. Dinner and accommodation.  

Distance covered: 160 km 
Scenery:  Slow mountain roads in Albania. Interesting scenery throughout the whole stage. Very beautiful around Lake Ohrid with its crystal clear waters.  
Note:  Have your passports to hand. We are crossing the border with Macedonia. Make sure you do not need a visa to enter this country.   

After breakfast, we include a  panoramic tour of Tirana:  The capital of Albania, with its mosques, the clock tower, the ministries. Our local guide will tell us about this small country.  Free time before going on our way. (this visit may also be made in the evening on arrival in Tirana, depending on the sunlight and on the decision of the guide).-   

11.15 hrs.- Tirana - Departure -. Mountain scenery. After this, we come to  Lake Ohrid  which forms the border with Macedonia and offers us very pretty countryside. Border crossing (there may sometimes be delays). Entry in  Macedonia . 
14.30 hrs.- Struga -  Arrival -. A picturesque town on the shore of the lake. Time for a stroll and lunch.-   

15.30 hrs.- Struga - Departure -.  
16.15 hrs.- Ohrid -  Arrival -. A town with a very strong Ottoman influence, declared World Heritage. Time to see the centre of the town, after which we will go to our hotel (located in the outskirts of the town, by the lake).  Dinner included  and accommodation.

Distance covered: 295 km 
Scenery:   Generally pretty scenery of the Balkans and north of Greece. Mountains in Greece. Spectacular scenery in the area of the Meteoras. 
Notes:  Have your passports to hand. We enter Greece (Schengen zone).  
- We visit the Valley of the Meteoras, stopping at the most important Orthodox monasteries and visiting one of them. Provide for suitable clothing (women will have to put on skirts, which will be given to them at their arrival at the Monastery). Provide for comfortable footwear to climb up to the Monastery.    

07.45 hrs.- Ohrid - Departure -. We travel to the border through regions of pleasant agricultural plains. We pass through Bitola, a historic town that was called the “city of consuls”. Stop at the frontier where we have a chance for a coffee and to change money if we need to. The north of Greece has a strong Slav and Ottoman influence and a very broken geography.  
11.45 hrs.- Kastoria  - Arrival -. The city of the 100 churches, with its mediaeval streets and pleasant restaurants beside its pretty lake. Time for a stroll and lunch.    

13.45 hrs.- Kastoria - Departure -. 
16.00 hrs. – Meteoras –  Arrival -. We start our route amidst the fantastic scenery of the Meteoras which houses monasteries literally “hanging” from the rocks. We stop and visit the  Mega Meteoras monastery (entrance included)  while observing the remaining monasteries “hanging” on the rocks.    
Dinner included  and accommodation in Kalabaka, a small town at the centre of the Meteoras region. 

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