2cv Raid Balkans - 9 days

2cv Raid Balkans
1120 EUR
19 October 2024 - 27 October 2024
9 days
19 October 2024 - 27 October 2024
9 days

Swift routes, rich routes: Unveiling the Balkans 2cv style

  • 9 days
  • 19 October 2024
  • Meeting point(s):
    Our camp: ethno house "Etno kuća pod Okićem" near Samobor

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Raid details

Swift routes, rich routes: Unveiling the Balkans 2cv style

Dive into the heart of the Balkans with a bespoke 9-day tour, lovingly curated by true enthusiasts of the iconic Citroën 2CV.

This unique adventure spans breathtaking landscapes and historic sites across this vibrant region, offering a deep dive into its rich cultures and culinary delights. Every detail is crafted with the 2CV spirit in mind, ensuring a journey that’s as authentic as it is unforgettable.

For 2CV lovers, by 2CV lovers, this is your gateway to experiencing the Balkans’ true essence, from the cobblestone streets of ancient cities to the serene beauty of its lakes and mountains. Join us on this meticulously organized expedition, where passion for the 2CV drives every mile of the journey.

Itinerary

9 days

1 Samobor - Gathering of 2cv Enthusiasts from Around the Globe

Arrive at Ethno House camp, nestled beneath Okić , between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
An organised dinner in the camp awaits all attendees, featuring a traditional Samobor region feast with cheese, cream, bacon, Samobor salami, hot- dogs, eggs, and bread.
After dinner, proceed to 2CV PUB Fontana for an overview presentation of the entire raid, with live music.

Rural holiday cottage in Croatia -
Rural holiday cottage in Croatia – “Pod Okićem”
2 Zagreb to Kotor via Skywalk Biokovo
700 km

Morning departure, with brief stops en route to Skywalk Biokovo. Experience a breathtaking walk on a glass platform extending over the cliff, offering panoramic views of the sea, islands, and on clear days, Italy. Group photo opportunity before continuing to Kotor.

Evening walking tour and guided exploration of Kotor, a Mediterranean gem with a UNESCO-protected old town. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel Vardar 4* or similar.

Kotor, Monte Negro
Kotor, Monte Negro

*OBSERVATORY SKYWALK BIOKOVO
The breathtaking view overlooks the sea and the islands, and on windy, sunny days you can even see Italy. It is located at an altitude of 1228 nm. Walking on transparent glass outside the edge of the cliff allows you to experience the Biokovo rocks from a bird’s eye view.

*KOTOR
A Mediterranean pearl whose city center is protected by UNESCO, and its charm will win over all visitors. The history of the city is more than 2000 years old.

3 Kotor - Njeguši - Cetinje - Skadar Lake (Virpazar) - Shkodër
200 km

Post-breakfast, the journey leads to Njeguši village, famous for its smoked ham. Enjoy a tasting of ham and cheese before moving on to Virpazar for a tour and lunch.
Boat trip on Skadar Lake, offering views of the Crnojević River, followed by a drive to Shkodër. Check-in at Hotel Rozafa 4* or similar for dinner and overnight.

Shkoder, Albania
Shkoder, Albania
Skadar Lake
Skadar Lake
Skadar Lake
Skadar Lake
Skadar Lake
Skadar Lake

* Njeguš prosciutto
A well-known specialty with a special taste and aroma. It includes three steps: salting, smoking and drying. The dryers are made of locally processed stone with meter-thick walls, and the salt is taken from Ulcinj.

*Skadar lake
It is the largest lake of the BALKAN PENINSULA, partly located in Montenegro and partly in Albania. The Montenegrin side of the lake was declared a national park in 1983. There are about 50 islands on the lake, and some of them have old forts.

*Virpazar
A small fishing village on the road between Podgorica and the Montenegrin coast.

4 Shkodër - Mrizi i Zanave Farm - Krujë - Tirana
160 km

Breakfast then visit Shkodër Castle, with an optional visit to St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Lunch at Mrizi i Zanave Farm, then a historical tour of Krujë.
Arrival in Tirana for a guided city tour, including major landmarks and modern attractions. Overnight at Hotel Tirana International 4* or similar.

After breakfast, tour of SKADAR FORTRESS, optional tour of the cathedral of St. STEPANA. Drive to the MRIZI AND ZANAVE FARM, lunch. Continuation of the journey to the historical town of Kruja, guided tour.

Upon arrival in Tirana, a tour of the city accompanied by a local guide: SKENDERBERG SQUARE with a monument to the most famous Albanian hero Skenderbeg – OPERA – NGJALLJA E KRISHTIT CATHEDRAL, ALBANIAN ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL – NATIONAL HISTORICAL MUSEUM – PALACE OF CULTURE – ETHEM BEYA MOSQUE – CLOCK TOWER – TIRANA FORTRESS – MOSQUE NAMAZGJAH – MAIN CITY PROMENADE, MURAT TOPTANI STREET – REJA, CLOUD SCULPTURE DESIGNED BY A JAPANESE ARCHITECT, ONE OF THE MODERN MIRACLES OF TIRANA – CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL OF ST. PAVLA – RINIA PARK – TIRANA PYRAMID BUILT BY ENVER HOXHA – ISH VILLA, FORMER RESIDENCE OF ENVER HOXHA – BUNKER POSTBLLOK – MAIN CITY AVENUE BULEVARDI DËSHMORËT E KOMBIT – PARLIAMENT OF ALBANIA – PRESIDENTIAL PALACE – UNIVERSITY OF TIRANA – MOTHER TERESA SQUARE – NATIONAL STADIUM. Accommodation in the hotel TIRANA INTERNATIONAL 4* or similar, dinner and overnight.

*Shkadar
It is an important cultural and economic center of Albania. But more importantly, many consider it the true soul of Albania, with its narrow streets and ancient houses that blend with stone walls and modern buildings.

*Mriza and Zanave
It is a well-known farm and agro-tourism destination located in the village of Fishte. On the farm, they grow organic fruits, vegetables and herbs using sustainable methods.

*Kruje
In the Kruja castle there is a historical museum and an ethnographic museum. Bazar Kruja is one of the oldest in Albania with an original market that is more than 400 years old.

*Tirana
It is the capital of Albania. Once an exclusive residential area for the communist elite, the BLLOKA area is now a trendy neighborhood full of cafes, restaurants, boutiques and a lively nightlife.

5 Tirana to Ohrid via Berat
300 km

Depart to Berat, “the city of a thousand windows”, for a tour and lunch. Continue to Ohrid for check-in at Hotel SU 4* or similar.

Berat, Albania
Berat, Albania
Berat, Albania
Berat, Albania
Berat, Albania
Berat, Albania
Berat, Albania
Berat, Albania
6 Ohrid

Breakfast and morning guided city tour. The rest of the day is free for rest and self-exploration (optional tour: St. NEUMA, PLANT SPRINGS, PEARL-MAKING WORKSHOP). Afternoon visit to the winery, tasting and return to the hotel for dinner.

*Ohrid
Lake Ohrid was created even before the ice age. There are about 200 endemic species preserved in it, some of which are older than 30 million years. The lake and the city of Ohrid were included in the list of world heritage in 1980, but also placed under UNESCO protection.

7 Skopje to Vrnjačka Banja
330 km

Breakfast, then travel to Vrnjačka Banja for leisure time and rest. Stay at Villa Emilia 4* or similar for dinner and overnight.

Skopje, Republic of Northern Macedonia
Skopje, Republic of Northern Macedonia
Skopje, Republic of Northern Macedonia
Skopje, Republic of Northern Macedonia
8 Skopje to Vrnjačka Banja
330 km

Breakfast, then travel to Vrnjačka Banja for leisure time and rest. Stay at Villa Emilia 4* or similar for dinner and overnight.

Skopje, Republic of Northern Macedonia
Skopje, Republic of Northern Macedonia
Skopje, Republic of Northern Macedonia
Skopje, Republic of Northern Macedonia
9 Vrnjačka Banja to Zagreb
570 km

Breakfast and hotel check-out. Departure towards Zagreb, arriving in the evening.

Who we are

2cv Raid Balkans – 9 days is led and organized by Bojan Dvoršek & team.

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2cv Raid Balkans - 9 days

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Registration deadline: 20 August 2024

Price

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Licensed guide/expert leadership throughout the trip

Double room accommodation on a half-board basis

Specific meals and wine/ham tastings as mentioned

Boat trip on Skadar Lake

Entrance fees for attractions listed

Professional trip preparation, booking, and organization

not included

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Travel insurance package

Cancellation insurance policy

Meals not specified in the itinerary

Any item not listed under “Price Includes”

Car rental (but we can help with that)

Important notes

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  • Entry to visited countries requires a valid ID card or passport, with a minimum validity of 90 days post-trip. Drinking water is safe at all listed hotels.
  • Cancellation insurance must be purchased within 3 days of booking/initial payment. The organizer reserves the right to modify the itinerary or departure times in response to health, safety, or regulatory reasons.
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