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Wine Routes in Vrsac

Wine Routes in Vrsac
Visiting the town of vine. Vrsac, the town under a tower, is located 82km from Belgrade [a little more than one hour of a pleasant ride]. Vrsac is one of those towns that are reasonably proud of its past and intensive development of the cultural life. In the past, this town was under a continual and intensive cultural development, with great intellectual circles of artists, long theater tradition and permanent literary life.
Wine Routes of Serbia

Wine Routes of Serbia

Vršac is a town which still amazes with its old architecture. However, this town “under the tower” is still in the process of urbanization, conformed to contemporary needs of the modern man, but with tendency of keeping the old center with its unique architecture.
In the history of this area, the first mention of vineyards dates from the middle of 1st century. In 1494, the royal court of Hungarian king Vladislav II, paid 10, 5 golden forints for a half of a barrel of Vršac wine. Turkish writer Evlija Čelebija writes in his itineraries from 1660. and 1664. about Vršac and its vineyards with crimson, delicious, sweet grape, scattered around hills.
Program:
08:00 Departure from Belgrade from assigned place;
10:00 Arrival to Vršac, the tow of vine. Short rest, meeting with the guide and town detour: Vladičanski dvor, Saborna crkva, Apoteka na stepenicama, Sv. Gerhard cathedral;
12:00 Visiting Mesić monastery, 14th century endowment of Jovan the Baptist, 9km from Vršac;
12: 45 “Kula” site / town panorama
14:00 Lunch in “Sv. Nikola” restaurant [Banatian lunch]
14: 50 WINE PATH
16:00 Gudurica wine cellar ”Vršački vinogradi”, degustation
17:00 Veliko Središte wine cellar ”Đorđa Krstov-a”, degustation;
17: 50 Free time for individual activities
The arrangement includes:
– Transportation by bus;
– Services of the local guide;
– Lunch in “Sv. Nikola” restaurant
– Services in the wine cellars including wine degustation / quiz diplomas [Vršac vineyards]…
– Sightseeing
– Organization and other expenses of the arrangement
This unique tour offers you following possibilities:
– A visit to “Vrsacki Vinogradi” wine cellar with capacity of 3.420 wagons and modern equipment for wine manufacture and care.
– Visiting a large part of vineyard plantations [from altogether 1.700 ha]
– Visiting famous old wine cellars in Gudurica and Veliko srediste villages near Vrsac, where you will see cellars and degust selected sorts of wine in company of wine makers.
Minimal number of passengers is 40.
The agency keeps the right of canceling the excursion if not enough passengers had applied.
For reservation call +381 (61) 615 4768 or send email on tourism2serbia@gmail.com;

Fruška Gora Monasteries

Fruška Gora monasteries represent a unique group of sacral objects founded in the period from 15th to 18th century. 15 out of 35 monasteries that were built are preserved till today. As cultural and historical values, they are under protection of UNESCO. Throuhgt history, these monasteries have represented a symbol of the Serbian resistance to the Turkish Empire and protectors of the great national treasure – sacral art and architecture, keeping the spirit and collective memory of the nation. Still active monasteries are: Krušedol, Petkovica, Rakovac, Velika Remeta, Novo Hopovo, Staro Hopovo, Jazak, Mala Remeta, Grgeteg, Beočin, Privina Glava, Šišatovac, Kuvezedin, and Vrdnik – Ravanica.

Program: 08.00 Departure from Belgrade from the assigned place.
A ride to Fruska Gora and a visit to number of monasteries in wide area of the Iriški Venac site. Visiting Hopovo monastery – one of the most significant cultural monuments in which Dositej Obradović stayed and received education. Visiting Krušedol monastery, which represents the store of the Vojvodinian baroque painting.

Continuing of the journey to Petrovaradin citadel. Visiting the citadel and the Museum of Novi Sad on the citadel. After the Petrovaradin citadel detour, continuing the journey to Sremski Karlovci.

Lunch in the “Četiri lava” restaurant in Sremski Karlovci.
Sremski Karlovci detour which consists of visiting the Patriarch court – with entering the store and the Serbian Orthodox Church Museum, and Karlovci high school – with entering the festival hall and the library of the Magistrat, the town building, with the balcony from which the jurisdiction over Serbian Vojvodina was given to its people, in 1848. Visiting Stražilovo picnic place, 4km from Sremski Karlovci, where the grave of the poet Branko Radičević lies. 20:00 Return to Belgrade.

Transportation:
– Transportation by Minivan tourist class minivan [CD player]
– Transportation by bus tourist class bus [high floor, TV/CD player, air condition].

Price of the arrangement includes:
– Transportation [bus or minivan]
– Visiting Hopovo and Krušedol monasteries
– Tickets for sites and visits to cultural facilities: Visiting Petrovaradin citadel and Museum of Novi Sad, Patriarchate court, Serbian Orthodox Church Museum, Karlovci high school.
– Lunch in the “Četiri lava” restaurant in u Sremski Karlovci
– Services of the local guide
– Accompanist from the agency
– Trip organization and guidance

Minimal number of passengers is 35 for bus and 14 for mini-van.

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