Travel program
  • Arrival in Belgrade, transfer to hotel and accommodation. City tour and leisure time. Dinner with music in Skadarlija, famous Belgrade bohemian quarter. Overnight.

  • Departure from Belgrade at 7a.m. to Vinča, fascinating archeological site tracing back tothe foundation of European civilization. Drive to Smederevo on the bank of the Danube River and panoramic visit to the old fortress. Drive on through Gornjak gorge to Gornjak Monastery. Road to Brestovacka Banja Spa and Bor Lake goes through small villages surrounded by slopes of Homolje and Beljanica mountains along Resavica River. Lunch. Visit to Zlot cave. Accommodation, dinner and overnight in hotel located in unspoiled natural surroundings.

  • Drive starts at 8 a.m. taking us to Gamzigrad village, where the former Roman city Felix Romuliana is located. Visit to the precious mosaics in Emperor’s Palace and nearby hill called Magura, the burial place of Roman Emperor Galerius and his mother Romula. Drive to Knjaževac and lunch. Visit to the Archeological Museum and ancient settlement Timacuminus. Drive along fascinating slopes of Svrljig Mountains to Svrljig and accommodation in private households. Traditional dinner in a hospitable restaurant serving famous portions of grilled meat “measured in meters”. Overnight.

  • After breakfast visit to Prekonoska Cave and departure to Niš. Panoramic Niš sightseeing and visit to Mediana, former imperial summer residence of the Roman Emperor Constantin the Great. Drive through magnificent Sićevo gorge and lunch with short break. Visit to Temska Monastery devoted to The Mother of God. Drive to Pirot and visit to the archeological Ponisavlje Museum, one of the nicest examples of Balkan-style city dwelling from 19th century with excellent collection of folk costumes. Drive to Sukovo Monastery located in the heart of Stara planina Mt. and sightseeing. Accommodation in monastery lodgings, dinner. Overnight.

  • Breakfast and 3 hours stroll through unspoiled nature rich in herbs, woods, springs, peaks visiting the impressive Jerma canyon and Poganovo Monastery. Drive to Dimitrovgrad with short brake in Zvonačka Banja Spa, famous for magnificent landscape. In Dimitrovgrad visit to The Museum and Library of Hristo Botev and The Church of Lord’s Resurrection with unique iconostasis carved in wood. Drive to the interactive farm breeding authentic horses and rustic lunch of organic food. Afternoon drive to Vlasina Lake and accommodation in private households settled along the shore of magnificent lake rich in various kinds of birds and animals. Dinner. Overnight.

  • After breakfast, invigorating walk along the lake, picking up the medicinal herbs and departure to Bosilegrad. Visit to the farm „The Eighth Day“, The village Izvor and rural settlement presenting traditional architecture and local way of life. Branch and drive along slopes of Besna Kobila and Čemernik Mountains with random flocks of sheep and lambs. Drive through the Grdelica Gorge and traditional lunch. Visit to the ancient site of Empress’ Town in Lebane. Short break for nature hike, ready to be explored for its wildness. Driveto Ribarska Banja Spa. Accommodation in hotel. Dinner. Overnight.

  • After breakfast short walk through the Spa Park and drive by highway to Bovan Lake. Drive to the Rtanj Mountain, known for its remarkable beauty, mild climate, plenty of springs, waterfalls and healing medicinal herbs. Traditional lunch and visit to the bazaar of medicinal herbs. Drive through Krivi Vir to Ravanica and Manasija Monasteries, the most significant examples of Byzantine architecture. Sightseeing and enjoyment in rich cultural heritage. Drive by highway to Velika Plana and hotel accommodation. Dinner. Overnight.

  • After breakfast, visit to the log church Pokajnica in Radovanjski Lug village. Theater performance „Karadjordje koje kude“about Serbian uprising against the Turkish yoke. Cottage lunch and drive by highway to Požarevac with visit to the valuable archeological site Viminacium, dating back to 1st century A.D. Evening arrival in Belgrade. Accommodation in hotel. Free time.

  • After breakfast transfer to Nikola Tesla Airport. End of tour.

  • Application 60 days before departure latest!

The program covers

  • luxurious air-conditioned van/minibus for the complete tour package
  • 3 overnights in double room 3/4* hotels, 2 overnights in exclusive households, 1 overnight in monastery dormitory
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and sampling – local specialties,
  • Entrance fees, tickets and tours,
  • Panacomp logistics and tourist guide services.

NOTE: Visit to Serbian Orthodox monasteries and churches free of charge, but one is expected to make traditional donation a sum of your choice / Please inquire for further information – thank you!