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On this incredible 23-day tour, Travel Talk takes you on an unforgettable adventure: sailing and swimming through the clear blue waters of the Adriatic, all the way to the famous Dubrovnik. Further on, riding through marvellous Kotor and Budva, witnessing stunning mountain backdrops and green forests, arrive in the Montenegrin capital, Podgorica, and discover the history of the powder keg of Europe, the Balkans. Visit the lovely Albanian towns, and follow Alexander the Great in Macedonia. Discover vibrant Thessaloniki, stand in awe against the floating monasteries of Meteora, and watch over Delphi as if you were the oracle. Climb up the stairs of the Acropolis and learn all about the ancient Greeks that shaped today’s Europe, and the world. Get lost in the narrow streets of Mykonos, watch the legendary sunset and swim at black beaches of Santorini, and party all night long in Ios.
You will fall in love with the perfect combination of culture, history and the dynamic contemporary life in one of the oldest cities in the world.
Bitola is the second largest city in Macedonia and near the border with Greece.
Budva is a town in Montenegro and known for best nightlife on the Adriatic Sea.
This complex is one of the most beautiful and strongest fortified systems in Europe, but the lively streets show that there is more! Party in a 13th Century fortress anyone?
Among the most popular of the Adriatic, it was named a top destination to travel in 2012. Crowding streets and the crazy nightlife can’t go unmentioned.
The perfect place for sea, sun & party type of holiday! Don’t forget to visit the tomb of the famous Greek poet, Homer, before you get lost in the night.
Kalambaka is a small town in Greece, built on the feet of the Meteora.
The birthplace of Marco Polo reminds many of a miniature Dubrovnik with its walls. Make your way to the old city tower to grab a cocktail and enjoy the stunning view.
Kotor is a coastal town in Montenegro and well-known for its World heritage medieval structures.
A true beauty of nature, the island of Mljet is covered in green with some small villages and lakes. A third of the island is an amazing Natural Park.
Greece’s most famous with blue flag beaches, whitewashed streets and vibrant nightlife. You won’t want to leave the ‘The Island of the Winds’!
Ohrid is a large town in Macedonia on the shore of Lake Ohrid and a UNESCO heritage site since 1980.
Omis is a small port located at the mouth of the Cetina River and surrounded by huge gorges
Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro and 63 km far from the Budva.
The most beautiful sunset in the world… This volcanic island has unique scenery with its multi-colored cliffs and beaches. Pour yourself a glass of wine and enjoy.
Shkodra is the fourth largest city in Albania and one of the oldest places in the Balkan peninsula.
Skopje is the capital and largest city of Macedonia and it lies in the heart of the Balkan Peninsula.
The largest city of Adriatic has a stunning coastline with countless cafes, bars or shops. Emperor Diocletain’s palace, a World Heritage Site, is open for visitors.
Tetovo is a city in the northwestern corner of western Macedonia and adjacent to the Shar Mountains.
Thessaloniki is the second largest city of Greece and has a rich history from the Roman period.
Tirana is the capital and largest city of Albania.It is also culturel and economical center of the country.
Twin, double, triple and quadruple cabins in “A category” private boats with ensuite facilities in Croatia ,4 Star hotels in Balkans, 2 & 3 & 4 hotels in Greece
22 breakfasts | 7 lunches | 1 Liter of drinking water per day on the boat
A” category traditional Croatian motor cruiser with air condition in common areas
Services of an experienced Travel Talk tour leader.
Services of the captain and experienced crew
Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus
Economy class ferries in Greece
Ribic is a traditional A class cruise boat for the Croatian islands. Ribic provides the right atmosphere to enjoy sailing the turquoise waters of the Adriatic with its 2 decks, bar,TV, Our 25m cruise boat is at your service with 10 cabins with private facilities.
Lav is a unique boat sailing the waters of the Adriatic. It is a modern Pirate ship built in 2003 and renovated in 2010. The 25m long beautiful ship awaits its passengers with its 10 cabins with private facilities. Don’t let its authentic image confuse you because Lav also has 2 decks, bar, lounge, dining room, sun decks wiht sunbeds and chairs, TV & audiovisual equipment in main lounge and water sports equipment.
This contemporary, centrally located hotel is situated 2 minute walk-away from Monastiraki Metro Station. The rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with minibar, satellite TV and hairdryer.
This hotel is located in Tourlos area, very close to central Mykonos, offers an outdoor swimming pool and wi-fi all around the hotel.
New Haroula hotel is located in the centre of Fira, the capital of Santorini. The hotel offers an outdoor pool and free access to Wi-Fi. All air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a fridge, satellite TV and a balcony overlooking the pool or the bougainvillea garden.
5 minute away from the port of Ios, this modern hotel features an outside swimming pool and air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV.
At Travel Talk we do not only provide excellent value for premium adventures, but also strive to exceed expectations in every aspect of our trips, which is reflected in an enviable 98.9% customer satisfaction for 2016. We believe that our affordable tours, quality accommodation, transportation and sightseeing tours combined with likeminded people, passionate tour leaders and the overall atmosphere of a Travel Talk tour have made these results. However, we are never ones to rest on our laurels, and we continually try to improve on this year after year; and what do we get out of this? The satisfaction of our travellers!