Join in tours are a fun way to meet travelers from other English speaking countries. These programs are an excellent value and are quite popular. See our weekly departures.
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This 6-day program uses Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria as your base. On a city tour of Sofia, visit Alexander Nevski Cathedral, one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in Europe; St. George Rotunda, St. Sophia Church, built by emperor Justinian in the 6th century, the National Theatre, former Royal Palace, housing the National Art Gallery and the Ethnographic Museum. Optional tours are available to the Rila Monastery, Veliko Tarnovo, Boyana Church and the town of Plovdiv.
Discover Serbia with SITA in 8 days. Belgrade, the capital of Serbia is known as the ‘Gate of the Balkans’. The city where the Danube and Sava rivers meet is full of history and culture. Novi Sad, the second largest city in Serbia with a relaxed atmosphere is a cultural and educational center. Outside the cities, Serbia offers beautiful landscapes and scenery. Enjoy a wine tasting at one of the wineries. Visit Djerdap Gorge, also known as Iron Gate, the longest and deepest gorge in Europe.
Start your discovery of North Macedonia in the capital of Skopje. A city split by the Vardar River, one side is filled with colonnades, gardens and squares and the opposite side is where you will find the maze of shops in the Skopje Old Bazaar. Travel to Mavrovo National Park with its lake. Explore Struga, known as the town of poetry. In Ohrid, marvel at the beautiful monastery of St. Naum the shore of Ohrid lake. And in Bitola, see the Roman amphitheatre and incredible mosaics at the Heraclea Lyncestis archaeological complex.
Discover the best of Bulgaria in 8 days. In the capital city of Sofia, visit the National History Museum, the mediaeval Boyana Church, and the Alexander Nevski Cathedral, one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in Europe. Explore the 10th century Eastern Orthodox Rila Monastery. Travel to the village of Arbanassi, famous for its well-preserved 17th and 18th century churches. In Plovdiv, the European capital of culture 2019, walk in the Old Town and see the Roman Ancient Theatre, built in the 1st century AD.
Romania is known for its authentic villages, natural beauty, and cultural treasures. This 8-day journey starts in the capital, Bucharest, and travels to the beautiful region of Transylvania. Visit Sibiel, a quaint village known as one of the most authentic and well-preserved rural areas in Europe. In Maramureș, you will discover a region resembling a fascinating open-air museum. Explore the wooden churches of Iza Meadows. And learn the legend of Dracula as you tour Bran Castle.
Explore the best of Romania and Bulgaria in 8 days. Start in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria; visit the Old Town in Plovdiv; the town of Kazanlak, famous for the Thracian tomb; take in the mediaeval Tsarevets Fortress located on a picturesque hill in town of Veliko Tarnovo; explore the capital city of Romania, Bucharest; beautiful Peles Castle and discover the legend of Dracula at Bran Castle.
Experience the Best of Romania with SITA in 10 days. Visit Curtea de Arges, one of the richest Romanian cities in terms of historical culture. Take a step back in time as you visit one of the unique painted monasteries in Bucovina and the perfectly preserved hilltop citadel of Sighisoara. Discover the legend of Dracula as you tour Bran Castle. And enjoy the vibrant capital city of Bucharest.
See the best of the Beautiful Balkans in 10 days. Travel to North Macedonia, Greece, and Bulgaria.
Start in Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia. Visit the painted mosque in Tetovo; the beautiful monastery of St. Naum the shore of Ohrid lake; and in Bitola, see the Roman amphitheatre and incredible mosaics at the Heraclea Lyncestis archaeological complex. In Bulgaria, xxplore the 10th century Eastern Orthodox Rila Monastery and enjoy a tour of the capital, Sofia including the Alexander Nevski Cathedral, one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in Europe.
St. Petersburg is Russia’s former capital and one of its most iconic cities. It is nicknamed the ‘Venice of the North’ with its Neva River and canals. Take in the sights on a city tour including the Winter Palace, St Isaac’s Cathedral, the Nevsky Convent, and the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum.