Grab some vowels and your inner James Bond as you uncover a myriad of exotic cultures in Eastern Europe. Bursting at the seams with history, culture and natural beauty, your next discovery is never further than just around the corner. From making a splash under the Krka Waterfalls in Croatia to feeling history come alive as you traipse the regions’ many cobblestoned Old Town Square’s, Eastern Europe is a traveller’s dream come true.
So if you’ve already seen Europe’s big-ticket icons and are ready to venture further afield, these are the countries that need to be included on your itinerary:
Croatia is a country where your travel dreams come true. Nestled in Central and Southeastern Europe, a holiday to Croatia is one that you’ll forever be sharing stories about. From UNESCO World Heritage-Listed Split and Dubrovnik to awe-inspiring Plitvice Lakes National Park and multiple glistening ports dotted with yachts, Croatia is not to be missed!
Expect to feel the warmth while greeted with a hearty three-kiss hello and a glass of rakija (fruit brandy) when in Serbia – the hospitality of this country is legendary! In the capital of Belgrade, wander the buzzing pedestrian boulevard of Knewz Mihailova and rest in the tranquillity of sacred St. Sava, the world’s largest Orthodox Church.
Be introduced to Balkan culture when in enigmatic Romania. You can delve into Transylvanian towns where medieval times seem just a moment away, then make a beeline for lively Bucharest. Roam Victory Avenue, the wide, tree-lined boulevard lined with shops, churches and cafes.
Packed with fascinating culture, exquisite cuisine and naturally dramatic vistas, a holiday to Bulgaria is definitely an adventure! Sample the best local produce in Cetate. Listen to lively tales of the ancient Bulgarian capital of Veliko Tarnovo and be awe-struck by the 200-million-year-old Belogradchik Rocks.