SECRETS OF SERBIAN
MONASTERIES

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Location:

Belgrade
Manasija
Ravanica
Ljubostinja
Vrnjacka banja
Zica
Studenica
Sopocani
 Novi Pazar
Milesevo
Zlatibor

Duration:
7 days
Price From:
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SECRETS OF SERBIAN
MONASTERIES

7 Days Tour $

General Information

Included Features

Accommodation at selected hotels, service charges & hotel taxes, luggage handling
Breakfast daily, dinners and lunches as per program
Arrival and departure transfers
Touring by modern air-conditioned coach
Professional tour director throughout

Sightseeing

Secrets of Belgrade with its Bohemian quarter
Numerous monasteries with specific nature




Day 1, Belgrade

You will be met and transferred to selected hotel. (D,O)

Day 2, Belgrade

During the sightseeing tour we visit the most impor tant sights of this lively capital. The most preserved i s the core of Belgrade’s fort – Kalemegdan with its numerous wall s, towers, bridges and passages. Kalemegdan as we know to day, is a National Park, where you can among other sights a lso find a rich military museum. Close follows the cathedral »Saborna crkva« and the aristocratic mansion Konak. During t he tour we also visit St. Sava temple – the big orthodox te mple, the republic square, Slavija – square, the National the atre, St. Marco church, the National museum, Knez Mihajlova S treet, Terazije - square, the bridges of Belgrade. Dinner in the artistic part of Belgrade - Skadarlija. (B,L,D,O)

Day 3, Belgrade – Manasija – Ravanica – Ljubostinja – Vrnjacka banja

After breakfast departure to the monasteries of the Morava river walley. First we visit the monastery Manasija . Frescoes in this monastery are the most beautiful in the so- called Morava – cycle and belong to the best works of the old serbian painting overall. Just an hour away we arrive to monastery Ravanica. The tour continues to the former cap ital city of Serbia – Krusevac where we visit the old women's monastery Ljubostinja. Drive to spa Vrnjacka banja. (B,D,O)

Day 4, Vrnjacka banja – Zica – Studenica – Sopocani – Novi Pazar

Heading toward Kraljevo we visit Zica monastery. Zi ca was the first seat of Serbian diocese, where all the Se rbian rulers of the Middle ages were crowned. We continue to the monastery at Studenica, which consists of three chu rches: the church of Our Lady, the church of St. Nicholaus and the church of the king. The monastery is also on the UN ESCO world heritage list. Free for lunch. Afterwards, th e tour continues to the monastery at Sopocani, which is known for its numerous scenes from the life of the Christ and ext raordinary holy figures. It is included in the UNESCO wor ld heritage list. (B,L,D,O)

Day 5, Novi Pazar – Milesevo – Zlatibor

After breakfast, we drive to Mileseva monastery. Th e greatest value of this monastery respresent its fre scoes. The most famous frescoe is ‘Angel on Christ's Tomb’ , which was inspired by antique art and is preserved only p artly. In Mileseva, we find the grave of King Vladislav, w hich is also known as consecration place of the first Se rbian archbishop, St. Sava. We continue to nature park Zla tibor. (B,L ,D,O)

Day 6, Zlatibor – Belgrade

Retun to Belgrade with a stop in Topola, the hometow n of Djordje Petrovic, named Kardjordjevic, the leade r of the first Serbian rebellion against the Ottomans. Here we can see the Kardjordje Church and the Mausoleum Church of St. George. (B,L,D,O)

Day 7, Belgrade

After breakfast, transfer to Belgrade Airport. (B)