Vienna to Dubrovnik Itinerary

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      USD $4,295
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Days 1-3 Vienna/Bratislava

Touch down in Vienna and soak up the splendour of Austria's capital on a walking tour. Pass the Gothic St Stephen's Cathedral and the enchanting Hofburg Palace before continuing around the Ringstrasse. In free time, get lost in the marbled halls of the Sisi or Leopold museums and stop to fill up on local delights like Sachertorte or a Wiener wurste. Head out on a day trip to Bratislava to uncover the history of this captivating Slovakian capital, which boasts over 50 fountains in the city centre.
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Days 4-5 Cesky Krumlov

Cross into the Czech Republic and travel to bohemian Cesky Krumlov. With its cobblestone alleys and impressive old buildings, this is a city straight out of a fairytale. Discover the surrounding countryside on a two-wheeled excursion and if time permits, pay an optional visit to a local brewery or enjoy a guided castle tour.
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Days 6-8 Prague

Travel to Prague, the 'City of a Hundred Spires', which never fails to charm with its gorgeous architecture, crooked streets and internationally renowned jazz scene. Mosey through the Old Town for a slice of Bohemia, visit Prague Castle, check out restaurants hidden away in old vaulted cellars and take a day trip out to the World Heritage-listed Sedlec Ossuary, or ‘Bone Church’.
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Day 9 Teplice nad Metuji

See how the locals live in rural areas while on a stay at a family-run pension. Pass the afternoon contemplating the weird and wonderful sandstone formations in the Teplice National Park or, if feeling adventurous, clamber up steep stairs and ladders to a lookout point.
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Days 10-11 Krakow

Cross the border into Poland and stop to pay respects at the sombre Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and State Museum before continuing on to Krakow. Wander through the streets of the atmospheric Old Town that once housed Polish kings, see St Mary's Church and be sure to indulge in some traditional pierogi.
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Days 12-13 Tatra Mountains

Limber up for trekking in the Tatra Mountains, where the crisp air and lush mountainscape makes for an unforgettable experience. When the terrain becomes too challenging, give muscles a rest aboard the funicular railway. Enjoy warm hospitality at the small alpine resort of Tatranska Lomnica.
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Days 14-16 Budapest

Arrive in Budapest, the eclectic capital of Hungary. Budapest is a city of two halves - literally. Buda, on the west bank, features rolling hills while Pest, on the east bank, has a grid-like layout. Linking the two is the Chain Bridge, spanning the sparkling River Danube. Marvel at the Castle District, see former communist monuments at Statue Park and trawl through a host of museums and galleries. Then, why not revitalise the senses at one of the thermal baths scattered around the city, complete with whirlpools, submerged seats and chessboards.
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Days 17-18 Osijek

Cross the border into Croatia and travel to Osijek. Navigate the hallways of grand buildings, stroll along the banks of the Drava River or pick up the true flavours of this destination at a local cafe. Choose to travel to Vukovar, a town that symbolises the devastation of the recent war.
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Day 19 Novi Sad

Experience how Novi Sad, with its fascinating blend of traditional culture and Austro-Hungarian architecture, is one of the most enthralling cities in Serbia. Call into a family-run vineyard and a unique honey museum while relishing the scenic environs of Sremski Karlovci.
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Days 20-21 Belgrade

Soak up the history of Belgrade city, one of the oldest in Europe, and experience a mix of progressive flamboyance and conservative customs. Visit the confluence of two major rivers, the Sava and the Danube, to see why Belgrade is such an important link between Eastern and Western Europe. Mosey through the Bohemian quarter or explore city boulevards where Orthodox churches vie for space next to fashionable nightclubs.
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Days 22-24 Sarajevo/Mostar

Travel through serene countryside to Sarajevo, the lively capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina. In the evening, be sure to visit Bascarsija, the main street of Sarajevo, to find the best bosanski cevapi - grilled minced meat mixed with mild spices. Perhaps enjoy a day trip from Sarajevo to Mostar to see a town that was reduced to rubble during the Yugoslav wars and has since been rebuilt, becoming an important symbol of the new Balkans.
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Day 25 Ostrog Monastery

Follow pilgrims up the rocky mountain path to Ostrog, a 17th-century monastery in the mountains of Montenegro. Hike to the upper monastery where relics of the founder, Saint Vasilije, are kept..
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Days 26-27 Kotor

Get delightfully lost in the crooked alleyways of Kotor. Climb the hills behind the city to discover the ruined castle of the former ruler. In free time, enjoy a cruise on the Kotor Fjord or consider a day trip to Budva, a popular coastal town nearby.
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Days 28-29 Dubrovnik

Travel to Dubrovnik and take a walk along the impressive city walls for views of the Adriatic Sea. Perhaps climb Mt Srd for an aerial perspective or toast the end of this adventure over dinner.
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