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Zagreb to Athens: Adriatic & Ancient Capitals

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15 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
No meals included
Transport
Transport
Train, bus, private van, ferry, walking, internal flight.
Accomodation
Accommodation
Hotels/hostels (14 nts, some multi-share with 2 to 8 people).
Staff
Staff
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.

You will visit

ZagrebAtoms/Icons/Arrow DestinationCreated with Sketch.Athens

Trip Comfort

Basic

Age requirement

18 to 39 years old
From cultural Zagreb to ancient Athens and historic walled Balkan towns to the dance floors of exclusive nightclubs, this 15-day adventure promises a Europe you didn’t know was there. You’ll hit the Adriatic’s famous sites and hidden gems in the company of other young travellers while indulging in hiking, exploring Montenegro and Albania, and embracing beach and social life in Corfu. This is a European trip like no other — strap on your sandals and discover it the right way.
Zagreb to Athens: Adriatic & Ancient Capitals
Starts
Zagreb
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15 Days
Ends
Athens

Itinerary

  • Welcome to Croatia’s capital – where river meets mountain and old meets new. Arrive at any time and for your first night out, head to one of Zagreb’s many trendy bars or beer halls with your CEO and group for drinks and a good time.
  • Explore Zagreb on an orientation walk before transferring to Plitvice for the night.
  • Explore the terraced lakes, waterfalls, and hiking trails of Plitvice Lakes National Park, then travel to Split for an orientation walk upon arrival.
  • Enjoy a guided walk of Diocletian's Palace. The rest of the day is free, opt to visit the famous Zlatni Rat beach on Bol, head to Trogir or the ancient ruined city of Solin, or experience the nightlife once the sun goes down.
  • Take a morning ferry to Hvar. Upon arrival, opt to enjoy the beach, visit the Hvar Fortress, or enjoy an island-hopping boat cruise that stops at secluded coves around the Pakleni Islands. Return to Split in the evening.
  • Travel to Dubrovnik. Enjoy an optional night on the town with the group.
  • Enjoy a free day for exploration.
  • Cross the border into Montenegro and go hiking or visit Lake Skadar.
  • Take the day to explore the city of Kotor or the beaches of Herceg Novi. Opt to take a day trip to the beautiful nearby village of Perast.
  • Check out all that the capital of Albania has to offer on an included orientation walk.
  • Travel through the Albanian countryside to coastal Saranda, stopping along the way to explore towns and local sights. Stop for lunch in the historic centre of Gjirokastër, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and opt to visit the Gjirokastër Fortress. Arrive early to Saranda with plenty of time to enjoy the Ionian Sea.
  • Take a late afternoon ferry across the border to the island of Corfu. Enjoy an orientation walk in the old town of Kerkyra, then enjoy free time to hit the beach and the clubs in the evening.
  • Free time to hit the beach and the clubs. Opt to explore the island by horseback, visit some of the older churches and historic buildings found on the island, or relax on one of its many beautiful beaches.
  • Morning flight to Athens and free afternoon to explore Greece's capital city.
  • Depart at any time.
Trip ID: ecza