Explore Croatia, Montenegro and Macedonia foodie hubs from Dubrovnik to Skopje.
No one leaves this real food adventure hungry! Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of the Balkans on a twelve-day tour through Croatia, Montenegro and Macedonia. Picnic on the lush banks of the Treska River, stroll through national parks and soak up picturesque scenes of waterfalls, church-filled villages and some of Macedonia’s most spiritual sites. Sip a traditional fermented drink – boza – for breakfast (don’t knock it ‘til you try it!), master the art of the perfect pastry with the village women of Janche, enjoy A traditional barbeque in Kosovo, dine on a home-grown meal in the private garden of a Dihovo family and visit a centuries-old olive press outside of Kotor. Experience next level hospitality on this unforgettable foodie adventure.
Discover why the Balkans are the next big thing in food – drink boza, rakija and wine, and taste pinjur, makalo, bieno cheese, ckembe corba and more in this adventurous foodie destination
Learn how to make the regional specialty of pastries with local village women in Janche
Meet a local beekeeper and get the buzz on honey in a bee master class
Taste one of the newest players on the world wine scene – sample Macedonia’s finest drops with a celebrated local expert
Explore a world hams and cheeses in a centuries-old smokehouse, and olive oil in local farm outside of Kotor
This trip stops in Kosovo and Albania while travelling between Croatia and Macedonia. No additional visa is required.
This trip aims to give you an exciting, diverse and well-rounded experience of a country’s cuisine. While we endeavour to cater for specific dietary requirements, some meals and food activities are set in advance and may be difficult to adjust. Please be aware that in many countries dietary restrictions are not common or well understood. If you have dietary requirements, simply contact your agent at the time of booking for further information on how this may impact on your ability to take part in included activities and meals. Come with an open mind and open mouth, and you won’t be disappointed!
While this is one of our Real Food Adventures, there will be some free time for you to enjoy and indulge in the culinary scene as you please.
This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2018 to 31 December 2018. View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017
1. A Single Supplement is available on this trip. See under the Single Traveller section of your Trip Notes for more information.
2. This trip stops in Kosovo and Albania while travelling between Croatia and Macedonia. No additional visa is required.
Our The Balkans Real Food Adventure trips score an average of 4.8 out of 5 based on 5 reviews in the last year.
Great trip with a great guide. Be prepared to take expandable clothes. You will be gaining weight. Lots of excellent food and wine interspersed with culture. Off the beaten track lots of times.
Review submitted 22 Sep 2017
Excellent trip. Really enjoyed the interactions with locals. Everything was easy and well planned but in a relaxed environment
Review submitted 16 Sep 2017