Adriatic Adventure–Dubrovnik to Athens

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Dubrovnik to Athens

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

You could see Europe the same as everyone else, or you could live it like you mean it. With magnificent Dubrovnik as a launching pad, you’ll head south through Montenegro and undiscovered Albania, then hit Corfu and its fabulous beaches en route to a history fix in ancient Athens. Along the way, you’ll climb the lanes of walled towns and get down in exclusive clubs. In the company of other young, fun travellers, this trip is utterly unique — just like you.

What’s included

  • Orientation walks in Tirana and Corfu
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Soak up the sun on corfu’s beaches
  • Discover enigmatic albania
  • Make new friends while exploring the dalmatian island
  • See a different way of living in charming old villages
  • Walk through historic athens

Itinerary

Day 1 Dubrovnik Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Dubrovnik/Kotor Cross the border into Montenegro and go hiking or visit Lake Skadar. Additional Notes: Please note that we use a mixed sex dormitory in Kotor. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Croatia - Montenegro) Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 100km)
Day 3 Kotor Take the day to explore the city of Kotor or the beaches of Herceg Novi. Opt to take a day trip to the beautiful nearby village of Perast. Additional Notes: Please note that we use a mixed sex dormitory in Kotor.
Day 4 Kotor/Tirana Be sure to check out the lively nightlife here. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Montenegro - Albania) Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 200km)
Day 5 Tirana/Saranda Travel through the Albanian countryside to coastal Saranda, stopping along the way to explore towns and local sights. Stop for lunch in the historic centre of Gjirokastër, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and opt to visit the Gjirokastër Fortress. Arrive early to Saranda with plenty of time to enjoy the Ionian Sea. Additional Notes: The exact stops along the drive depend on the day and weather. Depending on traffic and arrival/departure times to Saranda, groups may opt to stop by Albania's largest archaeological site from the Greek era, which includes a large Roman amphitheatre and a Byzantine basilica. Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours)
Day 6 Saranda/Corfu Take a late afternoon ferry across the border to the island of Corfu. Enjoy an orientation walk in the old town of Kerkyra, then enjoy free time to hit the beach and the clubs in the evening. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Albania - Greece) Orientation Walk Transport: Ferry (1.00 hour(s))
Day 7 Corfu Free time to hit the beach and the clubs. Opt to explore the island by horseback, visit some of the older churches and historic buildings found on the island, or relax on one of its many beautiful beaches.
Day 8 Corfu/Athens Spend the day in one of the most renowned ancient capitals of the world. Wander around the open-air museum that is the historic centre. Sample mouthwatering greek food such as Saganaki (fried cheese), or Spanakopita (spinach pie). Opt to visit the Acropolis site, the new Acropolis Museum, the Roman agora and the National Archaeological Museum. Additional Notes: Please note that passenger luggage (up to 15kgs/33lbs per passenger) is included on this flight. Transport: Plane (2.00 hour(s))
Day 9 Athens Depart at any time. Additional Notes: Please note that there are many things to do in and around Athens. Booking extra accommodation after your tour is recommended to take in the sites as this tour only spends one night in the city. Included Activities: Departure Day
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