🇪🇪 ESTONIA

Estonia itineraryA one-week exploration of some of Estonia’s best bits, including historic cities, sandy beaches and serene islands. Click for Luxury, Mid-range or Budget.
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Luxury Tartu, Estonia
1 ✈To Tallin (Book >) Dep: Morning Arr: Morning 🏨Hotel Telegraaf (Book >) All hotels >
Admire St Olav’s Church and the view from its spire. The passages in Kiek in de Kök are a fascinating must-see. Free tours are a great way to get to know the city (remember to tip at the end).
2 Take a day trip to Lahemaa National park. Tallinn’s museums tend to close on Mondays or Tuesdays.
3 🚄Tallinn to Tartu train (Book >) Dep: 10:06 Arr: 12:28 🏨Lydia Hotel (Book >) All hotels >
The Toy Museum is an amusing place to while away an hour or two. Pay a quick visit to St John’s Church and linger longer in the KGB Cells Museum. Sunset cruises on the river depatr from Lodjakoda.
4 Go on a full-day tour of the South Estonian countryside. On and around Rüütli street is where you’ll find the best nightlife.
5 🚄Tartu to Tallinn train (Book >) Dep: 15:10 Arr: 17:15 🏨Hotel Telegraaf (Book >) All hotels >
Viewing sunset from Tallinn’s city walls is an unmissable experience. If you wanted to extend your trip then Helsinki is a short ferry trip away.
6-7 🚌 Tallinn to Muhu bus (Book >) Dep: 10:15 Arr: 12:05 🏨Pädaste Manor (Book >) All hotels >
Enjoy a couple of days relaxing in the beautiful grounds of this hotel Your hotel can arrange a limousine transfer to and from Tallinn.
8 🚌Muhu to Tallinn bus (Book >)
✈Tallinn to Home (Book >)
Dep: 13:25

Dep: Afternoon

Arr: 14:30

Arr: Evening

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Relax in one of Tallinn’s superb cafes (we recommend Maiasmokk Café)
Mid-range Parnu, Estonia
1 ✈To Tallin (Book >) Dep: Morning Arr: Morning 🏨Hotel Telegraaf (Book >) All hotels >
Admire St Olav’s Church and the view from its spire. The passages in Kiek in de Kök are a fascinating must-see. Free tours are a great way to get to know the city (remember to tip at the end).
2 Take a day trip to Lahemaa National park. Tallinn’s museums tend to close on Mondays or Tuesdays.
3 🚄Tallinn to Tartu train (Book >) Dep: 10:06 Arr: 12:28 🏨Lydia Hotel (Book >) All hotels >
The Toy Museum is an amusing place to while away an hour or two. Pay a quick visit to St John’s Church and linger longer in the KGB Cells Museum. Sunset cruises on the river depatr from Lodjakoda.
4 Go on a full-day tour of the South Estonian countryside. On and around Rüütli street is where you’ll find the best nightlife.
5 🚌Tartu to Pärnu bus (Book >) Dep: 07:10 Arr: 09:55 🏨Hedon Spa & Hotel (Book >) All hotels >
In summer the beach is the best place to be, in colder months enjoy its wonderful promenade and jetty. June to August are the warmest months to visit, but your hotel has one of the best spas in town!
6 More beach, but be sure not to miss the small old town. Rent a bike – Pärnu has excellent bike lanes and cheap rates.
7 🚌Pärnu to Tallinn bus (Book >) Dep: 10:15 Arr: 12:05 🏨Hotel Telegraaf (Book >) All hotels >
Admire the view from Patkuli Viewing Platform and ensure St Mary’s Cathedral and Alexander Nevsky Cathedral are ticked off your list. Take a ferry to Helsinki should you wish to extend your holiday, cheapest prices are usually on week days and in the PM.
8 ✈Tallinn to Home (Book >) Dep: Afternoon Arr: Afternoon Connect this Estonia itinerary with the Germany, Sweden or Poland and Slovakia itinerary
Relax in one of Tallinn’s superb cafes (we recommend Maiasmokk Café)
Budget Tallinn, Estonia
1 ✈To Tallin (Book >) Dep: Morning Arr: Morning 🏨Old Town Backpackers (Book >) All hostels >
Admire St Olav’s Church and the view from its spire. The passages in Kiek in de Kök are a fascinating must-see. Free tours are a great way to get to know the city (remember to tip at the end).
2 Take a day trip to Lahemaa National park. Tallinn’s museums tend to close on Mondays or Tuesdays.
3 🚄Tallinn to Tartu train (Book >) Dep: 10:06 Arr: 12:28 🏨Looming Hostel (Book >) All hostels >
The Toy Museum is an amusing place to while away an hour or two. Pay a quick visit to St John’s Church and linger longer in the KGB Cells Museum. Sunset cruises on the river depatr from Lodjakoda.
4 Go on a full-day tour of the South Estonian countryside. On and around Rüütli street is where you’ll find the best nightlife.
5 🚌Tartu to Pärnu bus (Book >) Dep: 07:10 Arr: 09:55 🏨Hostel Louna (Book >) All hostels >
In summer the beach is the best place to be, in colder months enjoy its wonderful promenade and jetty. June to August are the warmest months to visit, but your hotel has one of the best spas in town!
6 More beach, but be sure not to miss the small old town. Rent a bike – Pärnu has excellent bike lanes and cheap rates.
7 🚌Pärnu to Tallinn bus (Book >) Dep: 10:15 Arr: 12:05 🏨Old Town Backpackers (Book >) All hostels >
Admire the view from Patkuli Viewing Platform and ensure St Mary’s Cathedral and Alexander Nevsky Cathedral are ticked off your list. Take a ferry to Helsinki should you wish to extend your holiday, cheapest prices are usually on week days and in the PM.
8 ✈Tallinn to Home (Book >) Dep: Afternoon Arr: Afternoon Connect this Estonia itinerary with the GermanySweden or Poland and Slovakia itinerary
Relax in one of Tallinn’s superb cafes (we recommend Maiasmokk Café)

🇭🇷🇲🇪 CROATIA & MONTENEGRO

Kotor, Montenegro - Croatia & Montenegro itineraryA packed 15 days of ancient cities, mountainous national parks, sunny islands and stunning, secluded beaches. Click for Luxury, Mid-range or Budget.
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Luxury Durmitor, Montenegro
1 ✈To Dubrovnik (Book >) Dep: Afternoon Arr: Evening 🏨Hilton Imperial  (Book >) All hotels >
Private transfers from the airport take 35 mins .
2 Lose yourself in the Old Town streets then take a 2km walk along the city walls. Walk or take a cable car up the hill overlooking the city The tourist crowds tend to dissipate in the early evening.
3 🚌Dubrovnik to Kotor bus (Book >) Dep: 11:00 Arr: 13:00 🏨Hotel Vardar (Book >) All hotels >
Explore the winding streets but save energy for walking the incredible ramparts to the Castle Of San Giovanni. Take plenty to drink with you on your climb to the castle, although there are a few people selling drinks from coolers.
4 🚌Kotor to Žabljak bus (Book >) Dep: 09:40 Arr: 13:30 🏨Hotel Soa (Book >) All hotels >
Walk to and around the beautiful Crno Jezero. Entry to Durmitor National Park is €3.
5 Full day for hiking in Durmitor National Park. This is a good map for working out which route to take.
6 🚌Žabljak to Kotor bus (Book >) Dep: 17:55 Arr: 21:45 🏨Hotel Vardar (Book >) All hotels >
Embark on a rafting adventure down the Tara River Canyon before heading back to Kotor. Learn a few Montenegrin words to bond with your guide.
7 Relax in the ancient streets of Kotor, take a boat trip out to Our Lady of the Rock island. See the streets in early morning or evening to avoid cruise crowds.
8 🚌Kotor to Dubrovnik bus (Book >) Dep: 10:10 Arr: 12:30 🏨Hilton Imperial (Book >) All hotels >
War Photo Limited has an excellent collection of images from the War of Independence. Find peace in the Franciscan Monastery. Arrive at Buza Bar early to get a prime seat for sunset.
9 🚌Dubrovnik to Mostar bus (Book >) Dep: 08:00 Arr: 11:40 🏨Villa Anri (Book >) All hotels >
Stari Most is the main attraction of Mostar, but the old city and Koskin-Mehmed Pasha’s Mosque are worth spending time in too. Pay a (pro!) bridge diver to plunge into the Neretva River.
10 🚌Mostar to Split bus (Book >) Dep: 12:50 Arr: 17:00 🏨Piazza Heritage Hotel (Book >) All hotels >
In Mostar seek out Neretva Hotel and reflect on the ravages of war. Spend this evening and tomorrow morning exporing Diocletian’s Palace in Split. Luka Ice Cream & Cakes in Split offers the most delicious ice cream you’re ever likely to taste (probably the highlight of this Croatia & Montenegro itinerary).
11 ⛴️Split to Hvar ferry (Book >) Dep: 10:30 Arr: 11:35 🏨Hotel Amfora (Book >) All hotels >
You’ll be based on the main island of Hvar where you have the benefit of enjoying the old town, being in walking distance of lovely beaches and short boats rides to exquisite islands. Hvar town comes alive at night when it’s much cooler.
12-14 Small boats for nearby islands leave from the harbour.
15 ⛴️Hvar to Split ferry (Book >)
✈Split to Home (Book >)
Dep: 11:30
Dep: Afternoon
Arr: 12:05
Arr: Evening
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Time for one more ice cream at Luka’s?
Mid-range Dubrovnik, Croatia
1 ✈To Dubrovnik (Book >) Dep: Afternoon Arr: Evening 🏨Apartments Martecchini (Book >) All hotels >
Private transfers from the airport take 35 mins .
2 Lose yourself in the Old Town streets then take a 2km walk along the city walls. Walk or take a cable car up the hill overlooking the city The tourist crowds tend to dissipate in the early evening.
3 🚌Dubrovnik to Kotor bus (Book >) Dep: 11:00 Arr: 13:00 🏨Hotel Cattaro (Book >) All hotels >
Explore the winding streets but save energy for walking the incredible ramparts to the Castle Of San Giovanni. Take plenty to drink with you on your climb to the castle, although there are a few people selling drinks from coolers.
4 🚌Kotor to Žabljak bus (Book >) Dep: 09:40 Arr: 13:30 🏨Hotel Soa (Book >) All hotels >
Walk to and around the beautiful Crno Jezero. Entry to Durmitor National Park is €3.
5 Full day for hiking in Durmitor National Park. This is a good map for working out which route to take.
6 🚌Žabljak to Kotor bus (Book >) Dep: 17:55 Arr: 21:45 🏨Hotel Cattaro (Book >) All hotels >
Embark on a rafting adventure down the Tara River Canyon before heading back to Kotor. Learn a few Montenegrin words to bond with your guide.
7 Relax in the ancient streets of Kotor, take a boat trip out to Our Lady of the Rock island. See the streets in early morning or evening to avoid cruise crowds.
8 🚌Kotor to Dubrovnik bus (Book >) Dep: 10:10 Arr: 12:30 🏨Apartments Martecchini (Book >) All hotels >
War Photo Limited has an excellent collection of images from the War of Independence. Find peace in the Franciscan Monastery. Arrive at Buza Bar early to get a prime seat for sunset.
9 🚌Dubrovnik to Mostar bus (Book >) Dep: 08:00 Arr: 11:40 🏨Pension Cardak (Book >) All hotels >
Stari Most is the main attraction of Mostar, but the old city and Koskin-Mehmed Pasha’s Mosque are worth spending time in too. Pay a (pro!) bridge diver to plunge into the Neretva River.
10 🚌Mostar to Split bus (Book >) Dep: 12:50 Arr: 17:00 🏨Hotel Vestibul Palace (Book >) All hotels >
In Mostar seek out Neretva Hotel and reflect on the ravages of war. Spend this evening and tomorrow morning exporing Diocletian’s Palace in Split. Luka Ice Cream & Cakes in Split offers the most delicious ice cream you’re ever likely to taste (probably the highlight of this Croatia & Montenegro itinerary).
11 ⛴️Split to Hvar ferry (Book >) Dep: 10:30 Arr: 11:35 🏨Hotel Amfora (Book >) All hotels >
You’ll be based on the main island of Hvar where you have the benefit of enjoying the old town, being in walking distance of lovely beaches and short boats rides to exquisite islands. Hvar town comes alive at night when it’s much cooler.
12-14 Small boats for nearby islands leave from the harbour.
15 ⛴️Hvar to Split ferry (Book >)
✈Split to Home (Book >)
Dep: 11:30
Dep: Afternoon
Arr: 12:05
Arr: Evening
Connect this Croatia and Montenegro itinerary with the Slovenia and Croatia itinerary
Time for one more ice cream at Luka’s?
Budget Hvar, Croatia
1 ✈To Dubrovnik (Book >) Dep: Afternoon Arr: Evening 🏨Dubrovnik Old Town Hostel (Book >) All hostels >
Private transfers from the airport take 35 mins.
2 Lose yourself in the Old Town streets then take a 2km walk along the city walls. Walk or take a cable car up the hill overlooking the city The tourist crowds tend to dissipate in the early evening.
3 🚌Dubrovnik to Kotor bus (Book >) Dep: 11:00 Arr: 13:00 🏨Pupa Hostel (Book >) All hostels >
Explore the winding streets but save energy for walking the incredible ramparts to the Castle Of San Giovanni. Take plenty to drink with you on your climb to the castle, although there are a few people selling drinks from coolers.
4 🚌Kotor to Žabljak bus (Book >) Dep: 09:40 Arr: 13:30 🏨Hostel Hikers Den (Book >) All hostels >
Walk to and around the beautiful Crno Jezero. Entry to Durmitor National Park is €3.
5 Full day for hiking in Durmitor National Park. This is a good map for working out which route to take.
6 🚌Žabljak to Kotor bus (Book >) Dep: 17:55 Arr: 21:45 🏨Pupa Hostel (Book >) All hostels >
Embark on a rafting adventure down the Tara River Canyon before heading back to Kotor. Learn a few Montenegrin words to bond with your rafting guide.
7 Relax in the ancient streets of Kotor, take a boat trip out to Our Lady of the Rock island. See the streets in early morning or evening to avoid cruise crowds.
8 🚌Kotor to Dubrovnik bus (Book >) Dep: 10:10 Arr: 12:30 🏨Dubrovnik Old Town Hostel (Book >) All hostels >
War Photo Limited has an excellent collection of images from the War of Independence. Find peace in the Franciscan Monastery. Arrive at Buza Bar early to get a prime seat for sunset.
9 🚌Dubrovnik to Mostar bus (Book >) Dep: 08:00 Arr: 11:40 🏨Hostel Balkaneros (Book >) All hostels >
Stari Most is the main attraction of Mostar, but the old city and Koskin-Mehmed Pasha’s Mosque are worth spending time in too. Pay a (pro!) bridge diver to plunge into the Neretva River.
10 🚌Mostar to Split bus (Book >) Dep: 12:50 Arr: 17:00 🏨Exclusive Centre (Book >) All hostels >
In Mostar seek out Neretva Hotel and reflect on the ravages of war. Spend this evening and tomorrow morning exporing Diocletian’s Palace in Split. Luka Ice Cream & Cakes in Split offers the most delicious ice cream you’re ever likely to taste.
11 ⛴️Split to Hvar ferry (Book >) Dep: 10:30 Arr: 11:35 🏨Dink’s Place (Book >) All hostels >
You’ll be based on the main island of Hvar where you have the benefit of enjoying the old town, being in walking distance of lovely beaches and short boats rides to exquisite islands. Hvar town comes alive at night when it’s much cooler.
12-14 Small boats for nearby islands leave from the harbour.
15 ⛴️Hvar to Split ferry (Book >)
✈Split to Home (Book >)
Dep: 11:30
Dep: Afternoon
Arr: 12:05
Arr: Evening
Connect this Croatia and Montenegro itinerary with the Slovenia and Croatia itinerary
Time for one more ice cream at Luka’s?