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The peculiar and hot-tempered part of Europe is worth a lengthy exploration. The Balkan Penninsula is home to ten beautiful countries, including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, and Slovenia. They all compete with their architectural marvels, impressive natural landmarks, and fascinating culture. Talking about the culture, you will not likely find another region so varied in customs and traditions like the Balkans. Did you know that Mother Theresa and Nicolas Tesla are both from this magnificent peninsula? We believe now is your time to discover the countries first-hand. Why not give our tour builder Triptile a try and create a multi-country itinerary to the Balkans?

Balkans Trip Packages

Balkans trips and planning advice by travel experts

Are you planning a trip to Balkans and wondering which itineraries to look at? We suggest to check out the top exclusive Balkans trips below as they are created by travel experts and have been tried and tested by many travelers. These Balkans trip packages feature top sights, guided program, downtown hotels and private transfers. You might even want to call them all-inclusive trips to Balkans as the list of inclusions is lengthy. Get ready to explore the best of Balkans with your choice of program, whether it's as short as 7 day trip to Balkans or a 2 week trip to Balkans, Triptile's Balkans trip planner will allow you to create an itinerary of dreams.

Private tour to Highlights of Slovenia
Private tour to Highlights of Slovenia

7-day trip to Slovenia

Private tour to Slovenia
Private tour to Slovenia

8-day trip to Slovenia

Build your trip in Croatia
Build your trip in Croatia

13-day trip to Croatia

Private tour to Croatia
Private tour to Croatia

9-day trip to Croatia

Private tour to the Gems of Serbia
Private tour to the Gems of Serbia

7-day trip to Serbia

Private tour to Albania
Private tour to Albania

9-day trip to Albania

Frequently Asked Questions about Balkans

Find out all of the answers to your burning questions on traveling in Balkans

What countries are in Balkans?

When concerning Balkans, it is usually understood as a group of countries, including Albania, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Turkey (partially), Montenegro, and North Macedonia. All or some parts of each country are located within the peninsula.

What is the most visited place in the Balkans?

By a country mile, Croatia can be considered the most visited place in the Balkans. According to the Croatian Bureau of Statistics, the number of total tourist arrivals in 2019 was 19,566,146. An incredible number for an equally incredible country. Its crystal clear waters and amazing natural views is a must-visit to consider your Balkans trip complete.

What is the best time to visit the Balkans?

The shoulder season between April-June and September-November is the best time to travel to the Balkans. This season is rich in mild weather and fewer crowds of tourists, which presents a great opportunity to enjoy coastal destinations of the region. If you're planning on traveling from December to March, dedicate some time to world-class skiing in the Balkans ski resorts.

How do I plan an itinerary in the Balkans?

Planning an itinerary in the Balkans can be as difficult as figuring out the date of travel. With so many different climate zones and experiences, it may be hard to plan your itinerary in the Balkans. And Triptile is a very helpful tool in travel dilemmas. Just build an itinerary to one destination and check if the final result makes you happy! And if it doesn't, you can just adjust it until it becomes a perfect itinerary. With so many amazing highlights and activities, the planning process definitely will get you inspired.

Why is it called the Balkans?

The Balkan Mountains, stretching throughout Bulgaria to the Black Sea coast, gave the region its name. Interestingly, this name was given by a mistake when In 1808, the German geographer August Zeune mistook the Balkan Mountains for the dominant mountain system of Southeast Europe. The highest point of the Balkans is Mount Musala, 2,925 metres (9,596 ft), in the Rila mountain range, Bulgaria.

Plan a Better Journey to the Balkans

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Are you split between dedicating your vacation to one Balkan gem-like Croatia or killing a few birds with one stone? Triptile can be very helpful in these travel dilemmas. We advise building an itinerary to one destination and checking if the final result makes you happy, and if it doesn't, just keep adjusting it until it does! Balkans has so many exciting landmarks and activities for you to partake; hence the planning process should be delightful and inspiring. You can rest assured knowing that the complicated part of travel planning, like shortlisting hotels, guides, and connections, is already done by travel experts that designed itinerary. Start by selecting your arrival destination and date and begin planning a journey to Balkans you won't forget.

Why Go to the Balkans?

Ten peculiar countries will undoubtedly impress you with their architectural and natural landmarks.

Build a trip in the Balkans
Build a trip in the Balkans
Cities to visit
There are plenty of cities we could recommend you to include to your itinerary, but choose the ones you like first!
Build a trip in the Balkans
Build a trip in the Balkans
Cultural activities
From visiting gorgeous monasteries to hiking up to historic Ohrid town or cruising on Lake Bled, your experiental options are endless.
Build a trip in the Balkans
Build a trip in the Balkans
Balkan templates
Doubting your tour design skills? Save time and choose from ready-made, tried-and-tested itineraries to the Balkans.

How Does Triptile Work?

Triptile allows you to build complex multi-destination itineraries in several minutes

Select cities in 1 min
Select all the destinations you would like to visit. You can choose anything.
Add dates in 30 sec
Choose the start date of your trip and enter how many travelers are going.
Customize trip in 3 min
Change hotels, include (or exclude) activities, play around with the trip duration.
Trip is ready in under 5 min
Voilà! Your multi-city itinerary is ready in a matter of minutes. Now share it with friends!

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Triptile™ - trip planner by Firebird. Award-winning travel experts

Originally, Triptile was developed by Firebird Tours® as a tool for travel professionals so they could build custom multi-destination trips to Italy or anywhere else in Europe for their clients. Today Triptile allows you to connect any hubs in any European country and provides recommendations for the best hotels, activities, and transportation to use during the trip. The best part, however, is that with Triptile you can plan your next vacation in a matter of minutes, not weeks. All of the travel inventory is supplied by Firebird Tours, one of the leading travel companies for Europe. Since recently, Triptile is also available for all users who want to plan a trip to Portugal, France, Italy, Scandinavia, Spain, and virtually anywhere in Europe. You can use any of the services available on Triptile or add your own. You don’t have to make reservations with us but you can always ask our team for a quote. And if you do, rest assured you're in great hands. Ready to start building your trip?