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Belgrade tour, Saint Sava Orthodox Cathedral, Oplenac Royal Mausoleum and Saint George Church, Zica Monastery, Studenica Monastery, Pridvorica Monastery, Guca trumpet metropolis, Mecavnik Wooden Town, Sargan Eight Train, Terzica avlija Ethno Traditional Park…
Day 1 Arrival to Belgrade in late afternoon. Centrally located hotel accommodation. Dinner in hotel. Overnight.
Day 2 After breakfast half-day Belgrade city tour : Republic Square, National Theater, Saint Sava Orthodox Cathedral /second largest Orthodox church in the world/, Kalemegdan Fortress…. Lunch at the foot of Kalemegdan Fortress with magnificent panorama over the Sava and the Danube Rivers confluence. Afternoon free at leisure or visit to the Ethnographic Museum and the Fresco Gallery. Dinner at „Kafana Dačo” Restaurant. Overnight.
Day 3 After breakfast drive along beautiful slopes of Sumadija to Topola and tour of the Royal Mausoleum and St George Church featuring wonderful mosaics. Traditional lunch in Aranđelovac. Drive on via Kragujevac to Kraljevo and tour of Zica Monastery /13th century. Drive along the beautiful “Kings’ Valley” named after numerous monasteries built by Serbian Medieval kings to Studenica Monastery Complex. Sightseeing of the four Medieval churches complex and accommodation in Monastery Dormitory. “Monastic” dinner and overnight.
Day 4 After breakfast drive through gorgeous scenery of Radocelo and Troglav Mountains along the Studenica River Valley. Stop over for touring Pridvorica Monastery /13th century/. Drive on via Ivanjica to Guca. Traditional lunch in Guca Restaurant accompanied with brass orchestra performance. Drive on via Pozega to Mecavnik and accommodation in Drvengrad – Wooden Town Hotel, Film Academy and traditional settlement established by famous Film Director Emir Kusturica. Tour of the Wooden Town, documentary film projection. Traditional dinner, overnight.
Day 5 After breakfast Sargan ancient train ride along beautiful slopes of Tara National Park /2,5 hours ride/. Drive to tiny Zlakusa village, famous for numerous artisans specialized in pottery manufacture. Traditional lunch in “Terzica Avlija” /Terzic’s Yard traditional settlement. Folklore performance and pottery manufacture workshop. Drive along magic landscape of central Serbia mountains to Belgrade. Hotel accommodation. Traditional dinner in the famous Skadarlija bohemian street restaurant, overnight.
Day 6 After breakfast departure and end of program.
PRICE : 495 EUR Minimum 25 participants, 455 EUR Minimum 35 participants
Single supplement : 180 EUR
APPLICATION DEAD LINE : 60 DAYS PRIOR DEPARTURE
Included : transportation by fully-equipped tourist class vehicle, accommodation in centrally located Belgrade 4 stars hotel with breakfast /double occupancy/, lunch and dinner in traditional Belgrade, Arandjelovac and Guča and Zlakusa restaurants, accommodation in Studenica Monastery Dormitory /quality of 3 stars hotel/ with half-board, accommodation in Mecavnik Drvengrad Hotel with half-board, accommodation in Suncana Reka luxurious settlement with half-board, entrance fee for Oplenac Royal Mausoleum, Wooden Town, Terzica Avlija settlement, Sargan Eight Train ride, brass orchestra and folklore performance, hand-made pottery production workshop, PANACOMP Logistics and professional guidance