The Balkan region includes countries on the Balkan Peninsula in the southeast of Europe. It has been a crossroad between continents and cultures for centuries and today is one of the most appealing and accessible destinations for curious travelers. The best places to visit in the Balkans depends on your travel interests.
Serbia with Belgrade and Novi Sad – city break destinations, Žiča and Studenica –
medieval monasteries and Kopaonik and Zlatibor – ski resorts.
Montenegro – natural and cultural beauties: National Park Durmitor with its eighteen glacial lakes,
Budva Riviera on the Adriatic coast, Kotor old town – a living museum and UNESCO World
Heritage site, Lake Skadar – the largest freshwater lake in the Balkans and much more.
Bosnia&Herzegovina – mixture of different cultures and religions: Mostar, cultural and historical
capital of the Herzegovina region with the famous old bridge over the Neretva river and
Sarajevo, Bosnia’s capital with Bascarsija – Ottoman-era center ringed by
Austro-Hungarian style in architecture.
Croatia’s 1800 km coastline and more than 1000 islands and islets; Dubrovnik Old Town
and Diocletian’s Palace in Split – among the most attractive tourist destinations
in the Mediterranean Sea; Plitvice National Park with its lakes and
waterfalls and Zagreb – the capital of the country.
Bulgaria – Sofia, capital of Bulgaria at the foot of Vitosha mountain and
the famous Rila Monastery, symbol of the country.
Albania – colourful Tirana with its Scanderbeg Square; Shkodra – the main city in the north
of Albania, the ancient capital of the Illyrian kingdom.
Macedonia – with beautiful Lakes of Ohrid and Prespa, Skopje-the capital and its Kale Fortresse,
Stone Bridge and Old Bazaar…