Dalmatia-Balkans

Extreme program tour.
Excursion for those looking for excitement.

 

Day 1: Greece-Skopje.

Day 2: Skopje Montenegro.

 

There are various alternative routes such as the Macedonian-Albanian Borders, Kosovo-Albania Serbia Montenegro from Western Serbia, from Bosnia and Herzegovina via Serbia.

The shorter is the priority:

A) If we choose the way through Kosovo, Pristina go> Pec and enter directly Montenegro.

B) Before Nis Serbia, crossings to Kopaonik.

 1. KOCAHE and DoLиevac,

 2. ORLиAHE,

 3. BatycиHac and BaLajHak,

 4. Novo CeLo and MpaMop.

All with Direction Krajkovac> ProkypLje> BLace> CtroGIи> Vryc> Krиva Reka> Packa> GIarIиIa> Hovи Pazar.

C) longer but better road is HиC> ALekcиHac> Cиcevac> AlekcaHDrovac> DreHovac> CIjtLyk> Mecevo> Racka> GHarIиa> Iobи Pazar.

All these roads lead us to the borders of Montenegro, which internationally has named Montenegro, while in Slavic Crn Gora. From there we take the road to the two most important monuments in the world, national parks Viogradska Gora and Durmitor. To get first starting from Rozaje> IvanGrad> Kolasin chionodromiko center like Kopao-nik, Popova Sapka-Fyrom-Mavrovo, Jahorina Serajevo, Zlatibor, Zabljak-Durmitor-Crn Gora our final destination. The Viogradska Gora, is found after Kolasin and 30 km. BA. the Rodgorica. This park is unique in Europe because of the kind of vegetation is tropical and subtropical regions, as many waters descend various rivers and especially the gorge Ra-Durmitor-Drin river deteriorates as Ohrid. The canyon Tara Canyon is divided into two parts, and extends along 82 km. From the Serbian territory.

Western Serbia: The northeastern part, surrounded by the Uzice region, a esochi in Bosnia, Zlatibor and deepens in Montenegro, as the biggest in Europe and second in the world. Here takes the name Lever Tara. Impressive declines in black mountain peak due to rock, hence the name of the country. Within the Durmitor national park flowing rivers, the Drina, Ljutica the bridge height 541 feet, Piva, Draga, Susica, Vaskovaska, forming 40 waterfalls of the most famous, Djavolje Lazi, Gornji and Donji Tepacki Buk, Bijeli Kamen, Sokolovina. The most certain is that you will be enchanted by the scenery, so the possible stay will be in the area of ​​ski resorts (70 km. BA. In Podgorica) in Kolasin in the Zabljak.

3rd day:
Niksic-Manastir Ostrog-Podgorica-Cetinje-Budva-Fiord Boka Kotorska

Today we can also see interesting natural wonders and human intervention with art creations. The area in general in Montenegro mainly inhabited by the Illyrians, Greeks A subsequent, the Slafoi. Other folks like Romans, Ottomans, they insisted bend the highlanders Mafrovounisious except the Venetians who were reduced to coast. The Mountaineers rallied around a noble-class aristocratic families who played the role of reigning. The villas of them remain to this day a reference point because most resemble towers. Passing from Niksic and to Cetinje (Ketigni), we can find some of them. 30 km. Away from Podgorica, nestled at 900 meters, from 1665 AD, built the monastery Ostrog. In coastal coastline from the Albanian border, bordering beautiful Lake Scutari, to the largest fjord in southern Europe Vokas Kotorska, there are stone settlements reminiscent of Venetian influence. Before we round the fjord, visit the main Kastroupoli Sveti Stefan, Budva, Kotor. They like most on the Dalmatian coast is built on peninsulas. Inside the fjord the main settlements are the Rerast and to Risan. In the water floating islands with monasteries. It is natural here to the satiety, to spend the night.

4th day:
Epidaurus (Cavtat) -Dubrovnik

After inspecting the border with Croatia, first on the left we stop in Cavtat. The ruins of the Greek Epidaurus located on a hill and another mausoleum Racic. Between two creeks and on the peninsula, is built the medieval settlement. An overgrown beach, bathed in the colors of the sea, the beautiful beaches, the forest, lemon trees, bougainvillea, palms, marinas with boats, fish restaurants, all compose a strange way, tranquil landscape. We climb onto the panorama created by the road to the hill 1,360 meters above Of this Dubrovnik. Ragusa is the first name of Dubrovnik, when the Greeks then barricaded themselves in the island, to protect themselves from the raids of Slavs, who later gave name Dubrovnik, from the oak woods (dub + drvnik). No longer sea fills the surrounding moat, so today we pass through open bridges and gates, easily. Enclosed within the walls, it is built in two parts sloping towards the main street which was the focal point for rainwater and through Kanalaki achieved the harbor. The atrium of the internal courtyard of the medieval Gothic monastery and pharmacy, the Palace of the Governor and public buildings are reminiscent of the Venetian loggia (toxota cloisters), Roman Catholic churches, mansions, each tells the story.

5th day:
Dubrovnik

The day is at our disposal, from one to wander within the walls, on the other, to explore the beautiful islands of the archipelago, as they called the Greeks, Elafonisia (Elafit), Corfu (Korcula), Pharos (Hvar), Meliti (Mljet) ... Along the coastline of Montenegro to the peninsula Capo D'Istria in the northwest, the islands reach 3,000, the larger usually are built beautiful medieval villages.

6th day:
Mostar-Spalatum (Split)

After passing the 14 km. Of Bosnia outlet at bay Reljesac Croatian peninsula, situated at the mouth of the fortified town, Ston. From the other side of the mainland, climb alongside the Neretva River, next to stone villages, as the picturesque Mostar (= bridge), the arched stone bridge with its towers. The environment reminiscent east, minarets, mosques, bath, the Carsi ... We return to the coast to re-gaze Roman Aspalathos, with excellent coastal pier, full of shops, lively for those who wished to vivid life. One of the largest and best preserved palace complexes, built by Diocletian. Enclosed in walls and the oldest materials residents of neighboring Salona, ​​depressed and those from the raids of Slavs, they built houses in the area of ​​the vast palace of the 220 buildings, 31,000 square meters, 3,000 inhabitants.

7th day:
Trogir (Tragourion) Sibenik

Going Greek Tragourion (= place of goats) will even enjoy once a paradise of waterfalls Krk, before Trogir. In Tragurium Island and the adjacent island of Ciovo, the Venetians added buildings and connected by bridges. The next station Sibenik, is the most beautiful cultural center of the Renaissance, like cities of Southern Italy, situated between three hills fortified with 3 castles, viewing the passages between the islands that surround the bay. Here we will stay until the next day, walking through the narrow stone alleyways.

Day 8:
Region Zadar

From Sibenik to the peninsula of Zadar, there are resorts like Primosten, Vodice, Biograd na Moru (grad = town, na moru = despite the sea), Sukosan ... In many ports, has organized marinas vessels. Zadar exudes romance style other and a lively tourist town. Interestingly hide and cities of Nin with the medieval character, and the Novigrad, in a fjord surrounded by an aquatic narrow passage. The day after our move is towards the middle mountainous Croatia, National Park lakes and waterfalls Plitvicka. In the area we penetrate between different routes.

Day 9:
Zagreb-Ljubljana

Our route Plitvicka-Karlovac-Zagreb more reminiscent of central Europe. The capital of Croatia is divided into lower and upper town. Impressive in size western style public buildings, the cathedral with mosaic roof, tall steeples, towers ... The next image that remains etched in the visitor's memory is in Slovenia and Ljubljana is a clean countryside, towns and villages, "paradise". The capital under the castle and around the river with the Baroque bridges and around elegant art nouveau buildings are fabulous. So in Bled, location nestled in the northern Alps. Within a lake "floats" the island with the castle. In ND on the way to the country's way out in the Gulf of Trieste, the famous and rich resorts, Ankaran, Koper, Izola, Piran, Portoroze reminiscent of Italian Riviera, with distinct bell-type Ag. Markou Venice.

10th day:
Caves Postoina-Capodistria

In caves Postoina, you enter by train, caution because going through very tight spaces, speed, temperature is 8 ° C. In round the peninsula of Istria, it takes time. In addition to numerous resorts, the highlights are: Rijeka, the city with massive buildings and pedestrian Opatija, spa town with great nobility type French Riviera, Lovran, Rabac, to Pula, city with Roman monuments, the "Colosseum" amphitheater ancient temple , gates, walls, Rovinj, Vrsar, Porec, mosaics, Novigrad D'Istria, Umag.

This closes the circle of the Dalmatian Coast. Before us, the following options for return.

A) Via Trieste-Venice to Ancona, take the ferry-boat, for Greece Ionian coast.

B) Road Zagreb> Beograd> Skopje> Evzoni.

C) Road from modern upper promenade, Rijeka> Zadar> and then through> Mostar> Bosna-Hercegovina> Serajevo> Rogatica> borders Bosnia - Serbia> Visegrad> Uzice> Cacak>> Kraljevo> Krusevac> Nis> Skopje> Evzoni .

D.) Road Rijeka> Zadar> Dubrovnik> ferry mouth Vokas Kotorska-Herceg-Novi> Tivat>> Bar (Montenegro)> Muriqansynora Albania (attention not go Podgorica over Lake Skodra- border Hani I Hotit, but under the south side Lake-border Muriqan) bridge castle Scutari> coastal Durres (Durres)> turn to Elbasan> Pogradec> Korca> Krystallopigi> Kastoria> Egnatia Odos. (Caution at the intersection + Elbasan Fieri, because otherwise we will take the road to southern Albania).