1. day …BELGRADE
Arrival to airport ’’Nikola Tesla’’. Transfer to hotel. Panoramic city tour: Republic Square where are situated National Museum of Serbia, National Theatre, Terazije Square, Hotel Moscow, Parliament, City Hall, St. Marco’s Church, Tashmajdan park, Slavija Square, St. Sava Chatedral, one of the biggest orthodox temples in the world. After visit St. Sava Chaterdal, tour continues to ’’House of Flowers’’, grave of long standing president of former Republic of Yugoslavia – Josip Broz Tito. Accommodation in hotel. Dinner at hotel. Free time. Overnight.
2. day BELGRADE – VRSHAC – SUBOTICA
Breakfast at hotel. Departure to Vrshac – one of the most beautiful towns in Banat, located in the northeastern part of Serbia. Sightseeing of Vrshac: City hall (Magistrat), The court of the Eparhia of Banat, Museum Konkorijda, pharmacy on the stairs, house of Sterija… Next stop will be one of the many famous wineries in this region – Winery Selecta . The thing this region is most famous for for are the white wine grape varieties from which top-notch quality wines are produced. The most prominent ones are the Italian riesling, Rajna riesling, Muscat Ottonel, Traminer. The pride of Vrshac vineyards is the autochthonus Kreaca wine, which is recognised worldwide. Driving through the territory of Banat and Bachka to Subotica. Arrival in Subotica – town of Secession, cultural heritage and multicultural spirit. Accomodation in hotel. Dinner at hotel. Overnight.
3. day SUBOTICA – PALICH
Breakfast at hotel. Panoramic and walking sightseeing tour of Subotica: Freedom Square, surrounded by parks and foundations, City Hall, the biggest and the most beautiful Vojvodina buildings and a typical example of Hungarian Secession, National Theater City Library, Serbian Orthodox Church of Holy Ascension, Subotica’s Synagogue, City Museum, Franciscan Monastery and Church and Saint Teresa of Avila Cathedral. Driving to Palich lake, that gave a name to the whole region. In the past, in this area there was a Pannonian Sea. Wine growing tradition here is more than 2 millennia, sandy terrain (this is why wines produced here are called ’’sand wines“) and mild climate create conditions for growing Cabenet Franc, Merlot, Pinot noir, Cabernet, Italian riesling, Pino blanc, Hungarian Ezerjo. Next stop will be one of the most famous region’s wineries ’’Zvonko Bogdan“. Free time until departure for Subotica. Dinner at hotel. Overnight.
4. day SUBOTICA – NOVI SAD – SREMSKI KARLOVCI – IRIG – BELGRADE
Breakfast at hotel. Departure to Novi Sad – ’’Serbian Athens“ center of Serbian Baroque intelectual elite. Walking tour: Dunavska (Danube) and Zmaj Jovina street, the main walking zones of the city, City Hall, Freedom Square, The Name of Mary Church, Katolichka (Catholic) porta, the house of Mileva Einstein – the wife of Albert Einstein, The Synagogue in Jevrejska street, Matica Srpska – the oldest cultural institution of Serbia, and the city beach Shtrand. After this visit tour continues to Sremski Karovci. First stop will be Petrovaradin fortress from late 17th century, one of the most impressive symbols of Novi Sad, situated on the bank of Danube river. Due to its prominent location and size it is often referred to as ’’The Gibraltar of Danube’’ from whose viewpoint you can witness magnificent scenery of Novi Sad and Frushka Gora mountain. Lunch at Perovaradin fortress. Departure to Sremski Karlovci, a charming baroque town of Sremski Karlovci known to be spiritual and cultural center of Serbs during Austria – Hungary reign. Degustation of Bernet wine and honey in the city’s oldest wine cellar. Next and last stop will be to one of the most famous Wine House ’’Kovachevic“, located at Irig. Free time until departure to Belgrade. Accommodation in hotel. Optionl dinner at Skadarlija – Belgrade’s bohemian quarter that is best known for its numerous restaurants with starogradska (urban traditional folk) music and its paved street that gives this street the old feel. Overnight.
Breakfast at hotel. Leaving the rooms and checking out from hotel. Free time until transfer to the airport ’’Nikola Tesla’. (End of program)