This past week, The New York Times released its 52 Places to Go in 2014 list, tabbing Albania and Croatia, which are stops on this playful four-country romp for $2399 per person, including taxes.
Saving $1620 per person on competing packages, this 10-night itinerary features the following sites in Slovenia, Montenegro, Albania and Croatia:
Depart: April 28, Sept. 29; Oct. 6; discounted peak summer season dates are available through August.
This deal from Gate 1 Travel includes roundtrip airfare from the U.S. to Tirana (return from Venice via ground transfer); 10 nights in hotels, including 4- and 5-star stays most nights; English-speaking tour guide throughout; all transportation, including ground transfers; and 17 meals.
This trip is priced for departures from New York; all major U.S. gateways are available.