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Walking Holidays in the Balkans

Walking Holidays in the Balkans

Few other regions in the world offer such a diverse and unspoilt nature, rich history and friendly people like the Balkan peninsula in South-eastern Europe. Their turbulent past long forgotten, the Balkans are becoming Europe’s new adventure playground for a reason.

Our featured walking holidays in the Balkans

Through the Heart of the Rhodopes 67
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Through the Heart of the Rhodopes

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Country
Bulgaria
Activity type
Self Guided Walking
Duration
7 days & 6 nights
Difficulty
Moderate
Accomodation
Comfortable
Availability
May – October

This is an amazing self guided walking holiday in the Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria, unique to The Natural Adventure Company. The Rhodopes are the vastest and most culturally diverse mountain range in Bulgaria, offering endless exploration possibilities.

South Montenegro and Kotor Bay 12
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South Montenegro and Kotor Bay

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Country
Montenegro
Activity type
Self Guided Walking
Duration
8 days & 7 nights
Difficulty
Moderate
Accomodation
Comfortable
Availability
May – November

Our South Montenegro and Kotor Bay self guided walking holiday offers a truly wonderful itinerary which includes some of the best walks in Southern Montenegro, considered to be one of the most breathtaking areas in the whole of Eastern Europe. Accommodation is in charming 4-star hotels.

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Average rating:   5,  17 reviews

Trails of Albanian Alps

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Country
Albania
Activity type
Self Guided Walking
Duration
8 days & 7 nights
Difficulty
Moderate
Accomodation
Various
Availability
June – September

Experience European hiking as it used to be. This is a walking tour for intrepid travellers who are eager to discover the beauty of the Albanian Accursed Mountains at their own pace. The Accursed Mountains offer breathtaking natural scenery and great hiking opportunities in some of the last untamed natural locations and wilderness available in Europe.

Classic Peaks of the Balkans: Albania, Kosovo and Montenegro 20
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Peaks of the Balkans Classic Route

Country
Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro
Activity type
Self Guided Walking
Duration
10 days & 9 nights
Difficulty
Moderate to Strenuous
Accomodation
Various
Availability
June – September

Peaks of the Balkans is the first transnational long-distance hiking trail traversing the Western Balkans, taking you on an unforgettable 190-km circuit in the mountains of Albania, Kosovo and Montenegro through some of the finest scenery this corner of Europe has to offer.

Peaks of the Balkans Extended Route 1
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Peaks of the Balkans Extended Route

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Country
Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro
Activity type
Self Guided Walking
Duration
14 days & 13 nights
Difficulty
Moderate to Strenuous
Accomodation
Various
Availability
June – September

Building upon our vast experience in developing walking itineraries in the Balkans, we are happy to offer an extended version of the Peaks of the Balkans route, guaranteeing a truly authentic experience in the mountains of Albania, Kosovo and Montenegro taking in some of the finest scenery this corner of Europe has to offer.

Via Dinarica in North Macedonia
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Via Dinarica in North Macedonia

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Country
North Macedonia
Activity type
Self Guided Walking
Duration
6 days & 5 nights
Difficulty
Moderate to Strenuous
Accomodation
Various
Availability
May – October

The Via Dinarica is a mega trail that extends from Albania to Slovenia and traverses the largest karst field on Earth. One of the most challenging but also most rewarding stretches of the Via Dinarica follows the Šar mountain range in North Macedonia. This programme is suitable for the intrepid walker and includes the best hiking Macedonia has to offer.

Trails and Valleys of South Albania 37
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Trails and Valleys of South Albania

Country
Albania
Activity type
Self Guided Walking
Duration
8 days & 7 nights
Difficulty
Moderate
Accomodation
Various
Availability
March – June, September – November

Undiscovered national parks, hidden valleys, ancient castles, walled towns, timeless villages, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, wonderful culture and sweeping views of the Ionian Sea – Albania’s charming south has it all. This walking holiday offers that rare opportunity to step back in time and hike along footpaths off the beaten track.

Macedonia on Wheels
Average rating:   5,  2 reviews

Via Dinarica in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Country
Bosnia
Activity type
Self Guided Walking
Duration
8 days & 7 nights
Difficulty
Moderate to Strenuous
Accomodation
Various
Availability
May – October

The Via Dinarica is a mega trail that extends from Albania to Slovenia and traverses the largest karst field on earth. During this walking holiday, you will circle the great Buško Lake, ascend into Blidinje Nature Park and reach the town of Jablanica over Čvrsnica Mountain. The trip ends in the city of Mostar, famous for its Old Bridge – a jewel of oriental architecture.

Montenegro Walking Holidays 1
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Complete Montenegro Discovery Trek

Country
Montenegro
Activity type
Self Guided Walking
Duration
10 days & 9 nights
Difficulty
Moderate
Accomodation
Various
Availability
June – October

Our Complete Montenegro Discovery 10-day walking holiday features the highlights of North and South Montenegro, including the beautiful Biogradska Gora – one of the last three primaeval rainforests in Europe, Durmitor National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage site, Lovcen National Park, and the fjord-like Kotor Bay, one of the most breathtaking coastal areas in Europe.

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Summits and Lakes of North Montenegro

Country
Montenegro
Activity type
Self Guided Walking
Duration
8 days & 7 nights
Difficulty
Moderate
Accomodation
Various
Availability
June – September

The Summits and Lakes of North Montenegro walking holiday features two of the most beautiful untouched natural environments in Europe, including the exquisite natural wonder of Biogradska Gora, a UNESCO Biosphere reserve, one of the last three primeval rainforests in Europe, and Durmitor National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The Mountains of Albania and North Montenegro (Extended)
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The Mountains of Albania and North Montenegro

Country
Albania, Montenegro
Activity type
Self Guided Walking
Duration
11 days & 10 nights
Difficulty
Moderate
Accomodation
Various
Availability
June – September

This self guided walking holiday combines some great hikes in the Albanian Alps (Accursed Mountains), and the mountains of North Montenegro. The Albanian Alps trails will take you through the rugged peaks of the Accursed Mountains. The North Montenegro stage features two of the most untouched natural environments in Europe.

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Rhodope Mountains Discovery

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Country
Bulgaria
Activity type
Self Guided Walking
Duration
8 days & 7 nights
Difficulty
Moderate
Accomodation
Comfortable
Availability
May – October

Trace the footsteps of Orpheus through the mighty Devil’s Throat cave in the Tirgrad Gorge, said to be the mythical Hall of Hades, walk to Chaira Lakes and then take in the splendour of the Canyon of Waterfalls before moving to the comfort of your spa hotel.