Book a trip to the Balkans and Greece and enjoy a FREE extra hotel night
With a diverse range of beautiful cities including Belgrade and Ljubljana, scenic national parks like Plitvice filled with crystal clear lakes and a mixture of Roman, Byzantine and medieval architecture the Balkans offer a unique array of adventures for all visitors.
What will you do with your extra day? In Bucharest, Romania, indulge in some local beer and wine while you browse the local lively markets. In Bulgaria hike in the beautiful Vitosha Nature Park and marvel at the murals of the Dragalevtsi Monastery. Or how about discovering Athens followed by a relaxing cruise around the island of Evia on our Highlights of Greece trip? Discover more about the Balkans in our blog.
Book your trip by 10th April to enjoy a free extra hotel night either at the start or the end of your holiday. Check the ts&cs for more information.
Top Balkans Trips
Visiting 7 unique countries you'll see diverse cities including Sarajevo and Belgrade, stunning beautiful lakes at Plitvice and Ohrid and ancient monasteries in Kosovo's capital, Pristina.
Travelling through Bulgaria, northern Greece and Macedonia you'll experience the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lake Ohrid.
Walk in the White Mountains, hike through the spectacular Samaria and Zaros Gorges and experience rural Cretan hospitality in the car-free town of Loutro
Starting at the picturesque Lake Ohrid this moderate cycling trip explore the 'Albanian Riviera' as well as the tranquil Germenj valley and the lush Vjosa gorge. There's plenty of changing scenery along the way!
Visit the picture-perfect white-washed buildings of Santorini, as well as it's striking black beaches. On Naxos you'll experience fertile countryside, home to ancent olive groves.
How many activities can you fit into a family holiday? A lot! Try canyoning, white water rafting, sea kayaking and hiking, as well as time to take in the history of Croatia.
Terms and Conditions
- The offer is available on all new bookings on selected Explore trips made between 09 March 2017 and 10 April 2017. We regret the offer cannot be applied retrospectively to existing bookings.
- The offer is available on any departure date, subject to availability.
- The free hotel night is available on the following Cultural Discovery trips: AB, AM, BU*, DC, DD, DDC, GW, GX, HGC*, HGW*, HOG, HUG, KOA, MOO, SO, SRB, TD, WRO, YD, YUG; the following Walking trips: ALW^, CF, CFA, CO, CR*, FA, TTA^, WCM^; the following Cycling trips: CAB, CCD; the following Self Guided trips: CSCD, CSGR, CSIC, WSCR, WSNS; and the following Family trips: FCA, FCAC, FDC, FRW.
- For trips marked with *, the free night offer is available at the start of your trip.
- For trips marked with ^, the free night offer is available at the end of your trip. For all other trips, the free night offer is available at either the start or end of your trip; please state your choice at time of booking.
- The offer includes a free airport transfer for Explore group trips; however an airport transfer is not included for Self-Guided trips.
- Please quote “Balkans & Greece Offer” at the time of booking to qualify for the offer or if booking online type "Balkans & Greece Offer" when asked for a discount code.
- Upon receipt of your confirmation please check the offer has been added to your booking.
- The offer can be used in conjunction with the Explore loyalty scheme, Explore group discount and Walking Offer (valid until 27 March 2017 – see website for details), but cannot be combined with any other promotions unless specified.
- Please note: if the cost of flying to or from your destination one day earlier or later is higher than our budgeted flight costs, a supplement may be applied. All flight options will be explained at time of booking.
- The offer is subject to availability and there is no cash alternative.
- We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the offer at any time.