Eastern Europe
Step back in time to the age when travel was thrilling, full of mistery, discovery and romance. The Orient Express is a classic journey from London to Istanbul through changing landscapes, cultures and cuisine, sightseeing on foot in great cities on the way.

Enjoy Bulgaria’s Rodopi, Rila and Pirin mountains; some of Europe’s best. Up to now we have been missing spectacular walking in accessible mountains with some fascinating cultural sites to be taken in along the way.

Explore Dubrovnik - a walled city of intriguing narrow streets, squares and fine buildings in a spectacular Eastern Mediterranean setting.

Stunningly beautiful, remote, exotic, between the sea and mountains discover Kotor Bay in Montenegro. Its coastline is a sight to behold boasting fine beaches, lovely old villages and amazing flora and fauna.

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Clive has been leading for Ramblers Worldwide since 1992, with over 235 tours on five continents. His regular destinations nowadays are Dubrovnik, France, Germany, Tuscany, and the Channel Islands.

Our Eastern Europe Holidays

Montenegro - The Bay of Kotor
Walking the hill country of southern Europe's Fjordland.
Stunningly beautiful, remote, exotic, in the heart of the Balkan Mountains you will discover Montenegro on our walking holiday.  Its coastline boasts fine beaches, lovely old towns and amazing flora and fauna. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is recognised as one of the most beautiful bays in the world and best explored on foot.
Next Dept: 06 Sep 14      For: 7 nights       From: Gatwick
Types:        Grades: D/D+/Sightseeing
Price from: £930
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Exploring the Republic of Macedonia
A land of lakes, mountains, canyons and history.

Macedonia is a stunningly beautiful place. The views across Lake Ohrid remain unsurpassed, the Matka Canyon as impressive as ever. The country's natural and cultural attractions make it an enticing destination for a walking holiday.
Next Dept: 28 Sep 14      For: 9 nights       From: Gatwick
Types:    Pioneer     Grades: D/Sightseeing
Price from: £1,155
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Hiking the Pirin Mountains
Enjoy Bulgaria’s Rodopi, Rila and Pirin mountains; some of Europe’s best.
The mountains of Bulgaria remain largely unknown to the British walking fraternity but the Pirin Mountains to the south of Sofia, the capital, have everything a walker could desire, accessible peaks, good paths, great views, open ridges and lots of interest on lower slopes.
Next Dept: 14 Aug 14      For: 11 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:        Grades: D+
Price from: £1,095
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The Route of the Orient Express
A classic route through six capitals of Europe.
NEW The Orient Express is the best known train in the world. We will follow the original route of the first train which ran in 1883 through France, Germany, Austria, Hungary and Romania and then take the route introduced in 1889 through Bulgaria to Istanbul and the Orient.
Next Dept: 09 Sep 14      For: 14 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:    New Holiday Pioneer Travel by Rail     Grades: Sightseeing
Price from: £1,985
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Poland - The Undiscovered Country
A fascinating insight into the best of Polish walking heritage, landscape and culture
Poland is a fascinating place, the mountains are beautiful and unspoilt and the cities are prosperous and welcoming. We explore Warsaw, the capital, Krakow one of the finest cities in Europe and Zakopane at the foot of the Tatra Mountains for some beautiful hiking!
Next Dept: 09 Aug 14      For: 14 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:    Pioneer     Grades: D/Sightseeing
Price from: £1,699
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A Danube Christmas Delight
Celebrate the wonders of Christmas in two of the finest cities on the Danube

Vienna is captivating; its grand architecture is particularly impressive dressed in fairy lights, candles and festive decorations. We’ll explore Vienna’s delights: the city’s circular central point, District 1, its focal point being the stunning St Stephen’s Cathedral.
Next Dept: 24 Dec 14      For: 8 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:    Festive Walking New Holiday     Grades: E/Sightseeing
Price from: £1,059
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A Week Around Dubrovnik
A walled city of intriguing narrow streets, squares and fine buildings in one of the most spectacular settings in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Enjoy this old city of Dubrovnik chosen as a world heritage site by UNESCO lying on the coast of the southern most tip of Croatia on our walking and sightseeing holiday. We can follow the course of Medieval Dubrovnik’s aqueduct, explore the Elafiti Isles or visit the charming seaside town of Cavtat during our busy week.
Next Dept: 21 Sep 14      For: 7 nights       From: Gatwick
Types:    Special Selection Hotels     Grades: D/Sightseeing
Price from: £715
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Balkan Winter Warmer
Experience rural Serbia with winter walking or snowshoeing
NEW Fancy something a little bit different? Look no further and join us for a superb week of snowshoeing and/or winter walking in the little known yet very beautiful mountains of Serbia, whilst staying somewhere a little more unusual.
Next Dept: 27 Jan 15      For: 7 nights       From: Heathrow
Types:    Lifestyle Snowshoeing Winter Walking     Grades: D/Sightseeing
Price from: £965
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