Treasures of the Balkans

17 nights from $5,666*pp

This is where the sway of the Mediterranean meets Central Europe and blends with the exotic East. From the Danube to Dracula's castle, there is history at every turn.

Departure Dates: 26 April to 20 September 2021
Specific Departure date of lead-in price: 26 April to 17 May 2021

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  • 18 day journey departing Bucharest
  • 17 nights accommodation in hand picked centrally located hotels.
  • Many meals including deliciously authentic dining and breakfast daily.
  • Travelling with your experienced Travel Director.
  • Travel throughout via customised coach with double the legroom.
  • Airport transfers.


  • In Sarajevo, visit the Tunnel of Hope and hear a firsthand account of when the city was under siege for 44 months from a resident who was privy to the city's secret lifeline.
  • In Bran, visit the imposing medieval castle guarding the old Transylvanian border and embrace its stories, myths and legends from Count Dracula to romantic Queen Marie.
  • In Kotor, visit the Stari Grad, also referred to as the Old Town, perfectly positioned on a beautiful bay.
  • In Sarajevo, you are invited into a Sarajevan family home for a dinner with drinks. Savour the warm hospitality and authentic cuisine as you hear inspirational stories about their culture and recent struggles.
  • In Tirana, meet a local resident who will show you Skanderbeg Square and walk you through their home city as they explain what it's like to live in the Albanian capital.

*Terms and Conditions: *New bookings only. Book by 12 May 2020 and pay in full by 01 September 2020 for eligible trips to the USA and Canada. Book and pay by 01 September 2020 for eligible trips to Europe, Britain and Ancient Civilisations. Pay a deposit of $200-$350 per person (depending on the trip) within five days of booking to lock in 2020 prices and the Pre-Release Price Guarantee for 2021 trips. Some trips are excluded and further conditions apply. On qualifying journeys, pay in full by 01 September 2020 to save 10% with our Early Payment Discount (trips to Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Greece, Turkey do not apply). For further details, contact your Travel Agent, call Insight at 1 800 001 777 or visit