Balkan Trail
From July 10th to September 15th 2024
Join a community of digital nomads as we travel, adventure, and co-live together from southeast to central Europe

Departure from Bansko, Bulgaria
4 nights in Belgrade, Serbia
28 nights in Bjelašnica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
7 nights in Budapest, Hungary
13 nights in Braunwald &
14 nights in Bourg St.Pierre, Switzerland
Arrival at the 2nd Swiss Nomad Fest
The concept
Embark on an extraordinary 2-month journey, where for 1-2 weeks 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 six 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.
Partners' deals included
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 15th.
To secure your booking, we require a 30% 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).
15th to 28th July 2024
Herceg Novi, Montenegro
Why we picked Herceg Novi
Herceg Novi, a picturesque coastal gem nestled along the Adriatic Sea, offers nomads a serene coastal retreat with a blend of historic charm and natural beauty. Its tranquil ambiance, cultural heritage, and vibrant community create an inspiring environment for work and relaxation. With stunning landscapes, accessible amenities, and a welcoming atmosphere, Herceg Novi beckons nomads to explore its hidden treasures and find inspiration by the sea.
Our accommodation
Our House Ida, boasts breathtaking sea views. Our home features a spacious living room, dining area, shared kitchen, and a dedicated coworking space for productivity.
Accommodation options include cozy double rooms and a 4-bed dormitory, all with shared bathrooms. Embrace community living by mingling with like-minded nomads and international friends. Weekends are for relaxation and exploration. Enjoy beach days, visits to Porto Novi, Skver Harbour, and the charming old town of Herceg Novi. Embark on coastal hikes and scenic boat trips for unforgettable adventures.
What's included
During our two-week stay in Herceg Novi, you'll have the opportunity to explore the town's rich history and stunning natural beauty. We'll visit iconic landmarks such as Forte Mare, maybe even catch a movie under the stars. Next we'll take in panoramic views from Kanli Kula, local outdoor concert venue. We dive into adventure with a hike up Orjen Mountain for breath-taking vistas of the bay, spending many-a-days leisurely days soaking up the sun on local beaches, followed by relaxing moments at cafes along the coast and beach bars on the promenade. Immerse yourself in the laid-back vibes, enjoying coffee, cocktails, live music & savouring the picturesque surroundings.
Optional activities - in your free time
In addition to the main attractions, there are several optional activities available locally for adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts. You can partake in Vrbanj adventure activities, thrilling water sports along the coastline, embark on a scenic boat trip to explore Kotor Bay and the enchanting Blue Cave, or visit the historic Mamula Island. For those seeking an adrenaline rush, consider an exhilarating whitewater river rafting experience on the Tara River, surrounded by stunning scenery. These optional activities provide chances to further immerse yourself in the beauty and adventure of the region.
Getting there
The Nomad trail group is scheduled to board a night train departing from Belgrade Center train station at 20:40. First class tickets are priced at 34.8 euros, while second class tickets are available for 24 euros. Tickets can be purchased directly at the train station. We will arrive in Bar early in the morning and proceed to take a bus from Bar bus station to Herceg Novi at 08:00h. The bus ticket costs 10 euros and can be purchased through the provided link. Our expected arrival time in Herceg Novi is 10:45h.

(Tickets are not included and must be purchased individually)
29th July to 14th august 2024
Bjelašnica/Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Why we picked Sarajevo
Our journey takes us through majestic mountains, enchanting valleys and rolling countryside, where emerald-green forests and cascading waterfalls adorn the landscape. As the bus approaches Sarajevo, the scenery transitions to reveal the timeless beauty of the Balkan countryside, with its terracotta-roofed villages and lush meadows stretching as far as the eye can see. 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.
Our accommodation
Welcome to your Sarajevo sanctuary, a spacious villa boasting a private pool and sauna, nestled in a tranquil and serene neighborhood.
Embrace community living as you share adventures with locals and fellow travelers, while still enjoying your own private space dedicated to your newfound Nomad-trail family.
Accommodation features private double rooms with shared bathrooms, ensuring comfort and convenience for all guests.
What's included
Embark with us on the nomad trail through 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.
Optional activities - in your free time
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
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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. 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. Its accessibility from Sarajevo, natural beauty and recreational offerings, make Bjelašnica a standout destination for adventure seekers and nature lovers alike.

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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.

Getting there
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
The extras during your free time
Weekends are filled with unforgettable experiences, from visiting iconic landmarks like Buda Castle and Fisherman's Bastion for breathtaking city views, to indulging in relaxation at renowned thermal baths such as Széchenyi or Gellért. Take leisurely strolls along the picturesque Danube River, soaking in the beauty of Budapest's charming scenery.
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: Explore the famous hospice and Dog Museum located at the Great St. Bernard Pass, situated 2,500 meters above sea level.
  • 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 are filled with exciting activities, including climbing, hiking, mountain biking, and paragliding. Indulge in the quintessential Swiss experience with fondue fun, featuring plenty of Swiss cheese and chocolate. Don't forget to explore nearby Lausanne, Geneva, Montreux or Sion, for additional cultural immersion and exploration.
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.
Unwind in Nature at 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 up to 80 digital nomads, entrepreneurs, and freedom seekers.

Join the 2nd Nomad Fest Switzerland in 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.
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.