This trip takes you to a Europe that few people know. Your adventure begins in colorful Croatia, with its stunning Adriatic coastline dotted with terra cotta rooftops and ancient architecture that continues to stand the test of time. It's a European paradise with its Mediterranean climate, mesmerizing azure water, and sandy beaches. Next is Montenegro, a mountainous country rich with forests, steep cliffs, and fascinating sites of historical significance. A few highlights include visiting the extraordinarily beautiful Montenegrin towns of Kotor and Budva and paddling Lake Skadar. Lastly is the neighboring country of Albania, a region with a tumultuous past and sites of architectural awe. Here you will paddle the Albanian Riveria, famous for its traditional villages in the midst of spectacular scenery, and visit Butrint National Archaeological Park, the site of an ancient city of the Chaonians and later a Roman colony.