Poland, Czech Republic & Serbia — Introduction
Get off the beaten track and visit some of Eastern Europe’s lesser-known countries sporting enigmatic cities, breathtaking mountain vistas, and picture-perfect villages.
The grace of these countries is perfectly depicted by the Czech Republic’s capital Prague, a grand city that blends the modern with fine gothic architecture. Its evocative history and great city landscapes have made it one of the most visited European cities.
Poland charms with its peacefulness and the unhurried nature of its small, but refined, towns. Visit Darłowo on the Baltic coast, a town with a handsome gothic castle and attractive harbour in
which to sit and watch the world go by.
Serbia’s striking ‘golden mountain’ region of Zlatibor is far from the hustle and bustle of Belgrade and has been a popular nature retreat for generations, with golden pine forests that draw visitors to its slopes.
In the hot summers you’ll find hikers wandering up Mount Tornik past waterfalls and through dense forests, while the really active head for the cross country running and biathlon trails in the forest of Murtenica, one of the few remaining primeval forests in Europe.