Balkans to Switzerland
10 July to 15 September 2024, 66 nights
Join a community of digital nomads as we travel, adventure, and co-live together through some of the hidden wonders of Europe.

10.7 departure from Bansko, Bulgaria
10-14.7 4 nights in Belgrade, Serbia
14.7-11.8 28 nights in Bjelašnica, Bosnia
11-18.8 7 nights in Budapest, Hungary
19.8-1.9 13 nights in Braunwald, Switzerland
1-14.9 14 nights in Bourg St.Pierre, Switzerland
Arrival at the 2nd Swiss Nomad Fest
The concept
Embark on an extraordinary 2-month journey, where you'll be immersing yourself in the beauty of each location, away from the summer heat and bustling crowds. Spanning over 3.000 kilometers exclusively by trains and buses across five countries, our nomadic trip offers slow adventures without the need for airplanes. Traverse the breath-taking landscapes of the Balkans, immersing yourself in stunning nature and embracing the warmth of its people along the way.
  • Curated experience

    Nomad Trail ensures seamless logistics and curates epic and authentic local experiences with the help of our dedicated community manager. (Bonus: You can apply for any future community manager roles yourself!)

  • Flexible schedule
    Your community manager will present the full itinerary & a suggested schedule to you, prior to the trail. We carefully pick unique activities at each location, then allow our participants & the community manager to decide the rest.
  • Early bird perks
    Enjoy our early bird reduced rates and priority room selection by booking early, ensuring you get the best deal possible. The best rooms often get booked out first, so plan ahead, first come first served. Save a little to enjoy more!
  • What's included
    While our trail package prices cover all accommodation en route, travel costs and food are excluded, giving you the freedom to budget as you see fit during the trip. Check out the bonus deals from our partners too!
  • Work-friendly adventure
    Immerse yourself in a travel experience that respects your work routines while exploring new destinations together. Our trips cater for remote workers, freelancers & digital nomads.
    You get to co-live AND co-work, then explore.
  • Diverse accommodations
    Stay in villas, local homes, co-livings or large apartments that can accommodate up to 10 people, with various room options available at each location to suit your preferences. Enjoy variety, in comfort, immersing in authenticity.
Booking options
By opting for the full trail, you'll not only secure the most reduced rates but also maximize the fun with us! Choose from three accommodation options: private room, shared room for two, or shared room for more than two people.

Avail of the 200 € off, early bird discount until May 25th.
To secure your booking, we require 1000 € deposit. The remaining balance will be due two weeks prior to departure.
10th - 14th July 2024
Belgrade, Serbia
Why we picked Belgrade
Serbia, celebrated for its captivating landscapes, cultural richness, and hospitable atmosphere. Nestled along the banks of the Danube and Sava rivers, Belgrade is a vibrant hotspot for digital nomads. With its blend of rich history and modern charm, the city offers endless opportunities for work and play. From buzzing coworking spaces to emerging startup scenes, Belgrade welcomes digital nomads with open arms, promising a unique and inspiring experience at every turn.
Our accommodation
Our luxury apartment is nestled in one of the city's most coveted neighborhoods. Boasting an unbeatable location, you'll find yourself within walking distance of all amenities and attractions.
The property offers a mix of private and double bedrooms (some with their own jacuzzis!), however dorms are not available in this location.
What's included
During our four-day Nomad Trail stay in Belgrade, we'll immerse ourselves in the city's vibrant culture and rich history. We'll uncover the marvels of the Nikola Tesla Museum, experience captivating Tesla coil demonstrations, and bask in the medieval beauty of the Church of St. Mark and the grandeur of St. Sava Temple. We'll savour panoramic views from Belgrade Fortress and Kalemegdan Park before unwinding at Ada Ciganlija beach for sports and swimming. As night falls, we'll delve into Belgrade's electrifying nightlife scene at Lasta Splav, a dynamic floating club.
Optional activities - in your free time
Indulge in optional adventures during your stay, such as exploring the pristine beauty of Irongate National Park and Djerdap, or immersing yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Novi Sad and the renowned Exit Festival. You can also enjoy live music with traditional tamburitza players (Tamburaši) or embark on a scenic trip to visit Resavska Cave, Lisine Waterfall, and Krupaj Spring (Krupajsko Vrelo), all just 1 or 2-hour drive away.
Getting there
The Nomad trail group is set to depart from Bansko Bus Station for Sofia, with the journey taking approximately 2.5 hours. We'll board a bus at the Sofia bus station at 16:00. The cost of the ticket is roughly 41 euros, which can be purchased through the provided link. Our expected arrival time in Belgrade is 22:15.

(Tickets are not included and must be purchased individually).
14th July to 11th august 2024
Bjelašnica/Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Why we picked Bjelašnica
Bjelašnica, stands out for several unique features. It gained international recognition as a venue for the 1984 Winter Olympics, as one of premier destinations for winter sports enthusiasts. Bjelašnica, an adventurer's haven, offers an array of thrilling activities such as quad tours, mountain biking, paragliding, and ziplining, set against breathtaking landscapes where encounters with brown bears and eagles are not uncommon. Its rugged terrain and diverse landscapes offer exceptional opportunities for outdoor activities year-round, from skiing and snowboarding in the winter to hiking and mountain biking in the summer. Bjelašnica boasts stunning panoramic views, with its peaks offering breathtaking vistas of the surrounding valleys and peaks of the Dinaric Alps.

Beyond Bjelašnica, visit Sarajevo and its region
Just a short distance away lies Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, celebrated for its cultural diversity reflected in its bustling markets, mosques, and architectural marvels. Visitors can delve into Sarajevo's history by exploring landmarks like the Baščaršija bazaar and the War Tunnels.

Beyond Sarajevo, the region beckons with attractions like the Bosnian Pyramids, Mostar, Bijambare caves, and the cascading Jajce mills and waterfall. Nature enthusiasts can also find solace in the serene landscapes of Sutjeska National Park, crowned by the majestic Mount Maglić, offering a glimpse into Bosnia's rich cultural heritage.
Our accommodation
Info coming soon
What's included
Bjelašnica, where adventure awaits at every turn. We'll hike along the picturesque trails, tracing the path to the breath-taking Rakitnica Canyon. Along the way, we'll discover the charming village of Umoljani, nestled amidst stunning landscapes, with its inviting wooden cabins and historic mills adding to its rustic charm. Our adventure continues as we explore the semi-nomadic village of the Dinaric Alps. We'll see the setting that immortalized the film "Illyricvm," offering insights into ancient Illyrian and Roman civilizations. As the day draws to a close, we'll unwind with evening drinks at the ski bar Baza, soaking in the beauty of our surroundings and recounting the day's adventures.

Optional activities - in your free time
Get your adrenaline pumping with thrilling quad tours through rugged terrain or mountain biking adventures along challenging trails. Take to the skies with paragliding for breathtaking aerial views, or soar through the air on Bosnia's longest zipline for an unforgettable experience. For nature enthusiasts, embark on a quest to spot majestic brown bears or soaring eagles, adding a touch of wildlife wonder to your adventure. Whether you crave heart-pounding thrills or serene encounters with nature, Bjelašnica offers endless possibilities for exploration and discovery.
Bjelašnica is only 30 minutes drive to Sarajevo
Arriving in Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, people are immediately captivated by its rich tapestry of history and culture. Known as the "Jerusalem of Europe" for its religious diversity, Sarajevo enchants us with its bustling markets, Ottoman-era mosques, and Austro-Hungarian architecture. Sarajevo, a city where Ottoman heritage, war history, and Olympic glory converge. Wander the historic Baščaršija bazaar, a jewel of the 15th century, and indulge in people-watching and Turkish coffee. Visit the War Tunnels, symbols of resilience and hope, hear stories by locals. Ascend through time on the Cable Car Olympic Tour, reliving the magic of 1984. Discover the opulent past at Svrzo’s House and immerse yourself in the melodies of Sevdah Art House. Sample Bosnian pie or even join our cooking class to savor the flavors of local cuisine. Sarajevo beckons, promising a journey through rich history and cultural treasures.
The region highlights
Explore beyond Sarajevo with our optional excursions, each offering unique adventures waiting to be discovered. Uncover the mysteries of the Bosnian Pyramids, a short trip away from the capital. Visit Mostar, Bijambare caves or marvel at the cascading Jajce mills and waterfall. For the nature enthusiasts, venture to Sutjeska National Park, dubbed the "Yosemite of the Balkans," where the majestic Mount Maglić awaits to be conquered. Delve deeper into Bosnia's diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage.
Getting there
Our group will take bus from Belgrade Bus Station at 10:00h.Ticket price is around 25euro.You can buy tickets on this link. We will be in Sarajevo around 17:30h and we will take taxi to Bjelašnica. Approximate taxi price is 20-25 euro.

14th to 18th august 2024
Budapest, Hungary
Why we picked Budapest
Budapest is a captivating city straddling the Danube River, boasting a rich tapestry of history, culture, and architecture. Its stunning landmarks such as Buda Castle, the Parliament Building, and the Chain Bridge offer picturesque views that captivate visitors. With its thermal baths, vibrant cultural scene, and diverse culinary offerings, Budapest exudes a unique charm that enchants travelers from around the globe.
Our accommodation
Welcome to your Budapest retreat, nestled in a central yet serene location, providing easy access to local attractions while offering a peaceful haven away from the city's hustle and bustle. This dynamic neighborhood is ideal for digital nomads, with authentic cafés, bustling streets, and coworking spaces offering the perfect blend of local charm and productivity. Immerse yourself in Hungarian culture while networking and exploring this vibrant hub of creativity and community.
What's included
Visits to major attractions such as Heroes' Square, St. Stephen's Basilica, and the Chain Bridge, allowing you to explore the city's rich history and architecture.
Strolls along the Danube promenade, where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the cityscape, especially at sunset.
Access to Gellért Baths, one of Budapest's most famous thermal baths, renowned for its beautiful architecture and therapeutic waters.
A river trip on the Danube, providing scenic views aboard a budget-friendly cruise.
An excursion to Lake Balaton by bus, arranged with local bus services so you can discover Hungary’s largest lake and its surrounding attractions.
The extras during your free time
Budapest offers a wealth of activities and experiences for visitors to enjoy, spanning cultural, historical, culinary, and leisure interests. Here are some of the top things to do in Budapest:

1. **Thermal Baths** – Beyond Gellért, Budapest is famous for its thermal baths, like the historic Széchenyi Baths, one of the largest spa complexes in Europe.

2. **Buda Castle & Castle Hill** – Explore the historical castle district, which includes the Buda Castle, the Matthias Church, and the Fisherman's Bastion with its panoramic views of the city.

3. **Hungarian Parliament Building** – Tour the stunning Gothic Revival-style building on the bank of the Danube, which is the largest building in Hungary and the tallest in Budapest.

4. **Ruin Bars and Nightlife** – Experience the unique nightlife of Budapest in its famous "ruin bars" in the Jewish Quarter, which are vibrant, eclectic spaces for drinks and socializing.

5. **Hungarian State Opera House** – Attend a performance or take a guided tour of this neo-Renaissance opera house, known for its rich architecture and excellent acoustics.

6. **Central Market Hall** – Visit this sprawling indoor market, the largest in Budapest, where you can find Hungarian delicacies, crafts, spices, and souvenirs.

7. **Margaret Island** – Relax or engage in recreational activities on this peaceful island in the middle of the Danube, which includes gardens, swimming pools, and a small zoo.

8. **Jewish Heritage Tours** – Discover the rich history of the Jewish community in Budapest with a visit to the Dohány Street Synagogue, the largest in Europe, and explore the Jewish Museum and Holocaust Memorial.

9. **Cruises on the Danube** – Enjoy a dinner cruise or a simple boat trip along the Danube to see the city's stunning architecture illuminated at night.

10. **Food Tours and Cooking Classes** – Participate in a food tour to taste traditional Hungarian dishes or take a cooking class to learn how to make classics like goulash and strudel.

11. **Museum of Fine Arts and National Gallery** – Spend time at these museums, which showcase vast collections ranging from ancient Egyptian artifacts to works by European masters.

Budapest seamlessly blends its fascinating history with a lively contemporary cultural scene, making it a vibrant destination for all types of travelers.
Getting there
We will board a bus from Sarajevo Bus Station to Zagreb at 09:30h. The ticket costs approximately 40 euros and can be purchased through the provided link. Our arrival in Zagreb is expected at 17:00h. Following this, we'll catch another bus from Zagreb to Budapest at 18:30, with tickets priced around 25 euros, also available through the provided link. We anticipate arriving in Budapest at 22:45h.

(Tickets are not included and must be purchased individually)
19th august - 1st september 2024
Braunwald, Switzerland
Why we picked Braunwald
Braunwald is a verdant paradise, with lush alpine meadows blanketing the landscape in vibrant hues of green. The crisp mountain air is filled with the sweet fragrance of wildflowers, while the gentle rustle of leaves accompanies hikers along the network of scenic trails. Against a backdrop of towering peaks kissed by the golden rays of the sun, visitors can immerse themselves in the serene beauty of this Swiss mountain retreat.
Our accommodation
Welcome to your Swiss haven, a charming hotel transformed into a coliving space, offering panoramic views of the valley from a lofty 1300m elevation.
Conveniently located within walking distance of all amenities, and with a funicular nearby to access neighboring towns, your Swiss home ensures easy access to everything you need for a comfortable stay.
Immerse yourself in a vibrant community where you can share adventures with locals and fellow travelers, all while enjoying your own private space dedicated to your Nomad-trail family.
Accommodations feature private double rooms with ensuite bathrooms, providing a cozy retreat after a day of exploration.
What's included
Explore Zurich: Embark on a full-day excursion to Zurich, led by one of our co-founders with deep roots in the city. Your journey includes train transportation and a guided tour, uncovering Zurich’s hidden gems and vibrant culture.
Irtag Lasergame Session: Experience 2.5 hours of strategic, heart-pounding fun in an Irtag Lasergame, blending excitement and strategic thinking.
Hiking Adventure: Gear up for a six-hour guided hike to Oberblegisee, traversing breathtaking landscapes and pristine nature.

(I have here only 3: zurich and irtag will already be 70 per person - although for irtag we might be able to get a bit a better price)

The extras during your free time
Weekends are packed with exciting activities such as climbing, hiking, mountain biking, and paragliding. Enjoy Swiss culinary treats like cheese and chocolate fondue, and take trips to Zurich, Bern or Lucerne for more adventure and cultural experiences. Discover the region's attractions, including the ancient Einsiedeln Monastery, scenic Rapperswil on Lake Zurich, vibrant Lucerne, Technorama Winterthur for science enthusiasts, and Rheinfall—Europe's largest waterfall. Visit Liechtenstein, marvel at the ancient texts in St. Gallen Abbey, enjoy the panoramic views from Säntis Mountain, and explore Walensee's vineyards. Additional activities include Via Ferrata climbing, renting an e-bike, a treetop canopy tour, and choosing from 100 different hiking trails.
Getting there
We are scheduled to depart on a night train from Budapest train station to Zurich train station at 20:40h, with tickets priced at approximately 30 euros available for purchase through the provided link. Our expected arrival time in Zurich is 08:20h. Subsequently, at 09:43, we will board a train from Zurich to Braunwald, with tickets costing about 26 CHF, also purchasable via the provided link. We will reach Braunwald at 11:32h.
1st - 15th september 2024
Bourg St.Pierre, Switzerland
Why we picked Bourg St.Pierre
Bourg St. Pierre is a picturesque Swiss village nestled in the Valais canton, surrounded by the stunning beauty of the Alps. Known for its tranquil ambiance and traditional Swiss architecture, it serves as a gateway to the iconic Great St. Bernard Pass. Bourg St. Pierre during this period transforms into a kaleidoscope of vibrant colors as the surrounding forests don hues of gold, orange, and red. The crisp mountain air enhances the breathtaking scenery, making it an ideal time for leisurely walks or hikes amidst the picturesque landscapes.

In Bourg St. Pierre, you'll find the Coliving.frilingue community, which boasts two distinct coliving spaces nearby. One of the highlights of this location is the included pass, which grants you access to numerous free activities and a complimentary bus ticket for the surrounding area.

Explore the renowned Valais region where you can behold the iconic Matterhorn, venture to Aosta, or take trips to the picturesque cities of Montreux and Lausanne. The region is brimming with countless attractions to visit.

During the second week, the Swiss Nomad Fest takes place, and you are warmly invited to join this spectacular event.

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Our accommodation
Welcome to your cozy Swiss retreat, a delightful little hotel transformed into a vibrant coliving space.
Conveniently situated within walking distance of all amenities, your Swiss home offers easy access to everything you need for a comfortable stay.
Embrace a sense of community as you share adventures with locals and fellow travelers, all while enjoying your own private space dedicated to your Nomad-trail family.
Accommodation features private double rooms with ensuite bathrooms, providing a comfortable and relaxing environment for your stay.
What's included
We provide you the Saint Bernard Pass package (valid for 1 year), where numerous free activities are included:
  • SUP and Pedalo: Enjoy stand-up paddleboarding and pedal boating on the scenic Charmey Lake.
  • Treetop Canopy: Take an adventurous treetop canopy tour in La Fouly.
  • Gorges Durnand: Explore the breathtaking Gorges Durnand.
  • Hospice and Dog Museum: Visit the renowned hospice and Dog Museum on the Great St. Bernard Pass.
  • Artillery Fort: Discover the historical artillery fort, delving into its rich past.
  • Included Bus Tickets: Bus tickets for the Saint Bernard region are included in the pass, allowing convenient access to various locations.
  • For More Details: For additional information, please visit Pass Saint Bernard Activities.
The extras during your free time

Weekends brim with exciting activities like climbing, hiking, mountain biking, and paragliding. Enjoy the quintessential Swiss experience with fondue fun, indulging in abundant Swiss cheese and chocolate. Be sure to explore nearby Lausanne, Geneva, Montreux, or Sion for additional cultural immersion and exploration. Notably, Aosta, Lausanne, and Montreux are less than an hour away, while Bern, Geneva, or Zermatt are approximately two hours' distance.

Within an hour, you can discover hundreds of world-famous attractions. The valley is home to several thermal baths, and for nightlife, the world-renowned Verbier is the place to be. The region offers a rich blend of wine, culture, and cheese amidst stunning mountains. In Sion, there's a surf spot, and in Zermatt, you can ski year-round. Lake Geneva caters to all kinds of water sports, ensuring there's something for everyone.
Getting there
Our journey from Braunwald to Bourg St Pierre will be by car, featuring multiple stops along the way, including Bern, Fribourg, and Gruyères. The cost for this leg of the trip is 50 CHF. We plan to depart around 9 o'clock in the morning and expect to arrive in Bourg St Pierre by the evening.
Partners' deals included
Your final destination: the 2nd Swiss Nomad Fest in Bourg St.Pierre
This summer, connect, learn, and experience the great outdoors in the picturesque Swiss Alps together with dozens digital nomads, entrepreneurs, and freedom seekers.

Join the 2nd Nomad Fest Switzerland - 8th - 15th September 2024 in Saint Bernard to celebrate the freedom lifestyle, disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and connect with nature and other like-minded individuals. Nomad Fest Switzerland is the perfect opportunity to recharge your batteries, learn new skills, and make lifelong friends.

A special 10% discount for Nomad Trailers applies if you use the code NT_SNF24
Want to know more about us?
We are friends and business partners, each embracing our nomadic spirit at our own rhythm, drawn to the allure of a life unbound by convention, seeking adventure and authentic connections.