Combine the three lively capitals of Sofia, Skopje and Prishtina - an unusual combination but an interesting one nevertheless!
An ideal holiday for the intrepid traveller. Start in Sofia, an attractive and still relatively unknown European city of tree lined boulevards and balconied buildings designed by 19th century Russian and Viennese architects, before moving on to Skopje.
North Macedonia’s capital is an ideal city to explore on foot. Stroll across the Stone Bridge, built in the 15th century upon Roman foundations, into the old town, where national restaurants, museums, galleries and bars await exploration. The final stop is Prishtina, Kosovo’s young, friendly and dynamic capital. See 15th-century Fatih Mosque in the Old Town and visit Kosovo Museum. Join the locals and explore the paths and forest trails of leafy Germia in the hills to the east of town.
Price based on 3-star hotels and travel between each city on local coaches. For upgrades, private transfers by car and prices for 4-star or 5-star options or to extend the trip in Tirana, please speak to one of our Travel Specialists.
Fly to Sofia. Transfer to the hotel and check in for 3 nights.
Free day to explore Sofia. Bulgaria's capital city has retrieved its historic charm and position as an exotic, less visited corner of Eastern Europe. Sofia boasts a colourful and ancient collection of churches, mosques and synagogues; the most famous of which is the Alexander Nevski Church, which has magnificent frescoes. Other religious buildings include the Boyana Church, Banyi Bash Mosque and the Sofia Synagogue, one of the most beautiful in the world. (B)
Free day to explore Sofia. (B)
Morning at leisure depending on time of bus to Skopje (there are four departures daily and journey time is around 5 hours). Arrive Skopje and transfer to the hotel for 3 nights. (B)
Free day to explore Skopje, where you can spend hours meandering in the narrow streets of the Old Town exploring little shops, mosques with ceramic tiled interiors, and the outdoor bazaar and Hamam that date back to the Ottoman period. (B)
Free day to explore Skopje. (B)
Morning at leisure depending on time of the bus to Prishtina (there are daily departures and journey time is around 4 hours). Arrive Prishtina. Transfer to the hotel and check in for 3 nights. (B)
Free day to explore Prishtina, a young, vibrant capital, where English is one of the three official languages. Some of Prishtina's highlights are the jewellery and costumes on show at the Emin Gjiku Ethnographic Museum, a beautifully preserved Ottoman town house in the centre, as well as the coffee, the best macchiato in the world can be found in the of Prishtina or so they say! (B)
Free day to explore Prishtina. (B)
Free morning before transfer back to Tirana Airport (approx.3 hour drive) for flight back to the UK. (B)
10 day tour, from £890 per person
(Single person supplement + £275)
- Return flights in economy class with British Airways direct from London Heathrow/return to London Gatwick
- All airport taxes and security charges
- Hotel accommodation in 3-star hotels with breakfast
- Meals as specified (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- Coach tickets, Sofia to Skopje and Skopje to Prishtina
- All arrival transfers
- Departure transfer from Prishtina to Tirana Airport
- Other departure transfers
Single room supplement £275
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