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Lead Price
From £2175pp
Duration
9 days & 8 nights
Itinerary Type
Tailor Made
Holiday Type
Rail Journey
Tour Highlights

Sarajevo to Split by Road & Rail

Explore Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia on this tailor-made journey across the Balkans. Begin by touring Sarajevo and Mostar, travelling between these Ottoman-influenced cities on one of Europe’s most scenic train journeys. See how three religions have shaped the character of Bosnia-Herzegovina, and sample celebrated wines in Herzegovina’s clement vineyards. Next, cross the border to Croatia, where you can relax on the Dalmatian Coast and discover the region’s Roman heritage. You will stay in 4- and 5-star accommodation throughout.

Itinerary

YEAR:
DAY 1: Arrive Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
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Arrive Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Fly from the UK to Sarajevo. Transfer to Hotel Europe for two nights. (N)

Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Accommodation: Hotel Europe
DAY 2: Sarajevo
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Sarajevo

Spend the morning touring Sarajevo, including Bascarsija Square, where historic buildings frame a wooden Ottoman-era fountain; the 16th-century Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque; the Latin Bridge, site of Archduke Ferdinand’s assassination which precipitated the first world war; and Vijećnica, the impressive city hall. (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Europe
DAY 3: Mostar
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Mostar

Transfer to Sarajevo railway station and board a modern Talgo train, riding First Class to Mostar on one of Europe’s most scenic rail journeys. Transfer from Mostar station to Hotel Eden for three nights. (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Eden
DAY 4: Mostar
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Mostar

Enjoy a morning walking tour of Mostar, visiting the UNESCO-listed old town and bridge; Koski Mehmed Pasha Mosque; the Church of St. Peter and Paul, which features the tallest belltower in Bosnia-Herzegovina; and the exterior of the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity. Your afternoon is at leisure. (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Eden
DAY 5: Herzegovina wine region
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Herzegovina wine region

Your morning is at leisure. This afternoon, enjoy a wine-tasting tour in Herzegovina’s sun-kissed southern vineyards. (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Eden
DAY 6: Split, Croatia
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Split, Croatia

Transfer from Mostar over the border to Split, Croatia. The largest city in the historical region of Dalmatia, Split occupies a picturesque position on the Adriatic Sea. Check in to your 4-star hotel for 3 nights. (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Dioklecijan
DAY 7: Split
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Split

Your day is at leisure to explore the Dalmatian city of Split, with its sprawl of attractive terracotta roofs overlooking palm-fringed harbours. Landmarks include the Diocletian’s Palace and the surrounding Old Town; leafy Marjan Park, the ‘lungs of the city’; and the Cathedral of St. Domnius, one the oldest Catholic cathedrals in the world. (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Dioklecijan
DAY 8: Split
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Split

Day at leisure. (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Dioklecijan
DAY 9: Fly to the UK
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Fly to the UK

Transfer to Split Airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

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The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Tour the historic centre of Sarajevo  
  • Travel by Talgo train from Sarajevo to Mostar – one of the most scenic rail journeys in the Balkans   
  • Sample wines in Herzegovina   
  • Superior 4- & 5-star accommodation   

What's included

  • 4- & 5-star accommodation
  • First Class rail tickets
  • All transfers, guides and meals as stated

Important information

SUPERIOR TOUR
This tour is based in 4-star accommodation.
Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
Guideline prices
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin/double-room. Single supplement available on request. Pricing is indicative and may be subject to change due to external factors such as variable flight prices.
Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
FITNESS
A good level of fitness is required.
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