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In this section we give details of places of interest to visit in the Balkans and countries linked to the Balkans. They include battlefields, museums and other areas of interest to the military historian.

Most of the areas covered reflect the Editor's own travels.

Albania - A military history tour covering the castles, ancient sites and museums of this country.

Athens - Military and national and Byzantine museums and of course the Evzones

Belgrade - the military museum and fortress. See also the Danube Castles.

Bosnia - A military history tour mostly covering the fine medieval castles of Herzegovinia, Central Bosnia and Northern Bosnia.

Budapest - A fine city to visit with a military museum, the National Museum and much more.

Bucharest - the military and national museum

Bulgaria - an overview followed by sections on the National Military Museum, the Plovdiv Aircraft Museum and Shipka Pass.

Croatia - The Uskoks of Senj, Istria and the Military Border including the Croatian Homeland War Museum.

Dalmatia - a military history tour up the Croatian coast from Dubrovnik to Split

Dardanelles - Sail up the straits and view the Turkish forts that defended this strategic waterway

Epirus - The north west of Greece is explored in this tour.

Gallipoli - The First World War battlefield.

Istanbul - The army museum and the other attractions including the Dardanelles forts.

Montenegro - The smallest Balkan state but an absolute must visit place. This tour focuses on the coastal regions and the old Royal Capital of Cetinje.

Moscow - Balkan interest at the Armed Forces Museum and the Plevna memorial

Slovenia - Battle of Caporetto

Transylvania - Vlad the Impaler and much more

Tunisia - Yes, not in the Balkans but plenty of Ottoman interest

Venice - The main military history attraction is the Arsenale.

Vis - Croatian island with a rich history

Zagreb - A couple of museums of interest in the Croatian capital.

 

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