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MONTENEGRO, BOSNIA AND SERBIA IN 15 DAYS.

What is included in the price:

• Transfer and coach for the whole trip. ,
• Hotels that are very close or in the center of the cities, breakfast included,
• Local guides in each place,
• Entry and boat rides.

PROGRAM PLAN:

Day 1

Arrival at the airport in Croatia or Montenegro and transfer to the city of Budva.

Day 2

Visit to the old part of the city with its churches, and panoramic view of Sveti Stefan Island and up to the Stanjevicic Ortodox Monastery where you will know its history that is one of the oldest in the city of Budva. There you will have lunch and head back to the hotel.

Day 3

Departure to Ostrog (Serbian Orthodox), most popular pilgrimage site in
Montenegro, founded by Vasilije, the metropolitan bishop of Herzegovina. After, visit of the Crnojevic river where you will have lunch. Transfer to the Hotel.

Day 4

Departure from the hotel to the Unesco city (Kotor) where you will visit its churches, Saint Nikolas, Saint Luke and see a religious function in Sveti Ozana. The trip will follow in direction of Perast where there is the Church of the Lady of the Rocks (Gospa Skrpjela) located on an artificial island. After the visit, scheduled lunch in the restaurant (Conte). Transfer to Trebinje (Bosnia and Hercegovina).

Day 5

Visit at the Gracanica Church that belongs to the Serbian Orthodoxs, whose monastery and church were built in 2000 copying the one in Kosovo and Metohija. The church can be seen from any point of Trebinje. After, you will visit the Tvrdos Monastery, established in the 15th century with a cathedral built around it. The monastery remained a seat of the Metropolitans of Herzegovina until the Venetian Empire destroyed it in 1694. Return to the center and brief historical tour.

Day 6

Departure from the hotel to Mostar, one of the most beautiful cities in Bosnia, where its medieval single-arch bridge that was reconstructed after the war it’s an emblematic landmark that attracts millions of tourists every year for its beauty, along with the city’s little streets full of shops and stalls and the history provided by the museum. After lunch, the trip will continue to Medjugorije, which has been a place of pilgrimage due to the alleged appearance of the Virgin Mary in the hill in 1981. Here you will sleep for one night to take part in its religious functions.

Day 7

Morning in Medjugorije and departure at 12.30 am to Sarajevo the capital of Bosnia, surrounded by the Dinaric Alps. The museums commemorate the local history, from the death of Franz Ferdinand in 1914 that triggered the First World War, to the old district and the ottoman Gazi Husrev-bey Mosque, this is what makes you enjoy this wonderful place.

Day 8

Visit the old district of Sarajevo (Bascarsija, its mosque and museum Brusa Bezistan). Free afternoon.

Day 9

Free day for you to shop, walk and enjoy time as you wish, you can make a suggestion for a theater evening or some activity in the city.

Day 10

Departure from Sarajevo to the city of wood and the nearby the stone city, that we will visit depending on the time availability. Traditional village that the great Serbian director Emir Kusturica constructed for his movie (Life is a miracle).

Day 11

Departure from the wooden city to reach the beautiful city of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. At arrival, we will enjoy a delicious lunch and at night we will walk around the city.

Day 12

After breakfast, we will visit Kalemegdan, an Ancient citadel at the confluence of the river Sava and Danube, that has been declared as a cultural monument. Later on, we will visit the Illusion Museum to keep our fantasy awake and we will move to the Temple of Saint Sava, the biggest Orthodox church in the Balkans which is dedicated to Saint Sava, an important figure for the religious Serbians Orthodox. The history tells that the remains of the Saint were cremated there in 1595 by the Ottoman Turks, the construction of the temple begun in 1935.

Day 13

Departure to Novi Sad, another of the fascinating cities of Serbia. We will go to the heart of Novi Sad where we will visit the center of its history, an urban district of the medieval era (XIII-XVI century). In it, we will find the Roman Catholic Cathedral named after Maria, the biggest in all Novi Sad, as well as the other Orthodox churches and its important buildings such as the Bishop’s Palace, the City Hall, and others. Lunch and return to the hotel.

Day 14

Free to do the last purchases and pack.

Day 15

Transfer to Belgrade’s airport.

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