Rtanj Mt and Crnorecje Countryside Party

Rtanj Mt and Crnorecje Countryside Party





Day 1 Departure from Novi Sad-Belgrade in the early afternoon. Drive along highway to Paracin and further via Krivi Vir village to Boljevac. Cordial welcome and accommodation in Balasevic Hotel, at the foot of Rtanj Mountain. Traditional dinner, overnight.

Day 2 After breakfast drive to the nearby picturesque village of Ilino and demonstration of well preserved activities of the „RTANJ MT AND CRNOREČJE COUNTRY PARTY ” – ancient way of char coal production, as was done for centuries… Cordial welcome of local hosts at Ilino village, folklore coordinators and handwork conductors of the traditional event Skilled hands of Crnorečje. Visit to the Memorial House of sculptor Ljubinke Savić – Grasi. Traditional culinary courses and competition – homemade bread and gibanitza preparation and baking in the open fire – hearth, authentic meals of Crnorečje region….conducted by local hosts. Rich traditional lunch, served in open, around the natural spring, beneath the breathtaking Rtanj Mountain. Music entertainment by local folklore ensemble, as introduction to the Crnorečje Country Party. Demonstration of rich cultural heritage and handwork of Crnorečje – wool-processing /pustovanje vune/…Practicing and group competition in playing old ancient instruments – flute, duduk, bag pipe, tambour – drum, accordion… and Vlach and Serbian folklore dances in authentic costumes of Crnorečje area. Group chosen by jury of ethno-musicologists – ethnologists, skilled experts of well preserved customs and tradition of Crnorečje is praised by group award and individual certificates. Afternoon return to Balaševic hotel, refreshment. Dinner, overnight.

Day 3 After breakfast departure to Soko Banja Spa and visit to the medicinal herbs and teas production of the well-known Adonis Company. Presentation of herbs from Rtanj Mountain, natural honey and famous Krivi Vir cheese and authentic souvenirs of East Serbia. Possibility of buying original produces and souvenirs. Drive along highway to Belgrade-Novi Sad. Evening arrival and end of program and services.

PRICE : 195 EUR Minimum 12 participants, 160 EUR Minimum 25 participants

Single supplement 40 EUR,

Included : transportation with tourist class vehicle, accommodation in double rooms in Balašević Rtanj Motel with 1 half-board and 1 overnight with breakfast, traditional dinner, rich traditional lunch, entrance fee for the Memorial House in Ilino village, full-day music – ethnographic – folklore entertainment activities, playing traditional instruments and dressing up traditional costumes, folklore performance and workshop of the Amateur Cultural-Folklore Ensemble from Boljevac, presentation of original products and souvenirs in Adonis Company in Soko Banja Spa, Panacomp Logistics and professional guidance

Application Deadline 30 days prior departure