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Ellie Marr
Ellie Marr
For a delicious taste of Serbia when in Belgrade, head to ‘Mali korzo’ restaurant on Bulevar Kralja Aleksandra. Sample delicious Njegos smoked ham and local cheeses from Zlatibor and Pljevlje as well as a good selection of grilled meat. Reservations are recommended!

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Tour Highlights
  • Enjoy a city tour of Belgrade
  • Discover the town of Sremski Karlovci
  • Sample delicious Serbian wines
  • Visit the site of Felix Romuliana
  • Explore Studenica Monastery Complex
  • Tour the Grgeteg Monastery

Highlights of Serbia Group Tour

8 day tour, from £1365 per person
Departure date: 07 Jun 2014
Price Includes:
  • Flights
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Guide
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Loosen your belts and prepare your wine tasting on Regent’s first ever exclusive small group tour to Serbia and discover a timeless land of national treasures from 6000 BC to medieval Serbia, where impressive monasteries and vivid frescoes flourish. Travel though a stunning landscape of rivers, mountains, lakes and vineyards, uncovering colourful monasteries, imposing fortresses and traditional villages. Generous Serbian hospitality abounds, with many hearty traditional meals and delicious wines from the local vineyards included.

This small group tour to Serbia is limited to 16 persons.
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Itinerary
Day 1
FLY TO BELGRADE
Fly to Belgrade and transfer to Novi Sad, Serbia’s second biggest city, for an overnight stay. Take a walk through the Old Town before sitting down to a hearty welcome dinner in a restaurant overlooking Petrovaradin Fortress and the Danube River, with live tamburitza music. (D)
Day 2
NOVI SAD & FRUSKA GORA NATIONAL PARK
Discover Sremski Karlovci, an attractive town on the banks of the Danube, and visit the baroque Orthodox Cathedral, Patriarch’s Palace and the Four Lions Fountain. Continue along the beautiful slopes of Fruska Gora National Park and enjoy a tour of medieval Grgeteg Monastery, dedicated to St. Nicholas. Visit a rustic farm and tuck in toan organic lunch with local wines from one of the centuries-old vineyards found in the park’s lower valley. Arrive in Belgrade in the afternoon and enjoy free time to relax or explore at leisure. Perhaps choose to head to the river for an evening meal on one of the many river boat-restaurants. (B,L)
Day 3
BELGRADE TO VIMINICIUM PARK
Embark on a morning city tour of Belgrade with photo stops at the Parliament, St. Sava Orthodox Cathedral, Kalemegdan Fortress and Knez Mihajlova Street. Drive to Viminacium, one of the most important Roman cities and military camps from the 1st to the 4th century, which today covers an area of over 450 hectares. Indulge in a Roman-style lunch before visiting Lepesnki Vir - an important Mesolithic archaeological site located on a high sandy terrace of the Danube River on the bank of the Iron Gates Gorge. Continue to Kladovo, a small town on the shores of the Danube surrounded by vineyards, for an overnight stay. (B,L,D)
Day 4
KLADOVO TO BRESTOVACKA BANJA
Travel to Rajac Wineries near Negotin, famous for its vineyards dating from Roman times and wine cellars from the 18th and the 19th centuries. Enjoy a traditional lunch with wine tasting before visiting Felix Romuliana; with its beautiful frescoes and mosaic floors, this UNESCO-protected site is considered to be one of the finest preserved examples of Roman palace architecture. End the day in Brestovacka Banja Spa with a traditional dinner and folklore performance. (B,L,D)
Day 5
BRESTOVACKA BANJA TO STUDENICA MONASTERY COMPLEX
Drive to Aleksandrovac, centre of the Zupa wine region. Visit the wine museum and enjoy a delicious lunch before continuing to Studenica Monastery Complex, the largest and richest Orthodox monastery in Serbia. Situated in the beautiful Studenica River Valley, the complex’s Holy Virgin Church, Kings Church, St. Nicholas Church and Treasury are a tour highlight. Enjoy a privileged overnight stay at the Studenica Monastery Dormitory, where a traditional monastic dinner is served accompanied by monastic red wine. (B,L,D)
Day 6
STUDENICA MONASTERY TO IVANJICA
Visit the town of Novi Pazar which lies in the Raška River valley close to Ras - the capital of the medieval Serbian state in the 12th - 14th centuries. In the vicinity are Roman baths and the Church of St. Peter, one of the oldest churches in the former Yugoslavia dating back to the 7th century. A few miles west is the Monastery of Sopoćani, built in 1260. Itsextensive Byzantine frescoes portraying the Gospels are considered by many to be the finest from this period in Europe. Visit a traditional smoke-house and enjoy a rustic homemade lunch in the Pester Plateau area. (B,L,D)
Day 7
GUCA TO BELGRADE
Discover the small town of Guca, famous for its annual trumpet festival. Here learn all about this brass band competition and why it draws crowds of over 600,000 people. Lunch here is accompanied by a brass music performance. In the afternoon, travel back to Belgrade and enjoy a farewell group dinner in the capital. (B,L,D)
Day 8
FLY TO THE UK
Transfer to the airport for the flight back to the UK. (B)
Price Includes
  • Flights with Jat Airways in economy class from London Heathrow
  • All airport taxes
  • Accommodation in standard rooms in 3 and 4-star hotels
  • All meals as specified (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner)
  • All transfers and transportation
  • Sightseeing with English speaking guides
  • Entrance fees on sightseeing tours
Price Excludes
  • Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
Price Notes
Single room supplement £200
Itinerary Dates From Price Single Room Supplement
07 Jun 2014
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14 Jun 2014
£1365 £200 Last few places remain
  •   Belgrade
  •   Novi Sad
  •   Belgrade
  •   Kladovo
  •   Brestovacka Banja
  •   Studenica Monastery
  •   Ivanjica
  •   Guca
  •   Belgrade
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