Explore Macedonia and Montenegro’s foodie hubs from Skopje to Kotor
No one leaves this real food adventure hungry! Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of the Balkans on a ten-day tour through Macedonia and Montenegro. 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 Macedonia and Montenegro. No additional visa is required.
This trip ends in Kotor in Montenegro. The closest airport to Kotor is Tivat (TIV). While this is the most convenient, there are limited flights services available. The closest major airport is Dubrovnik (DBV), located in Croatia (1.5 hours). There are a number of taxi companies that service the route between Kotor and Dubrovnik airport.
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!
1. A Single Supplement is available on this trip. See under the Single Traveller section of your Trip Notes for more information.