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Serbia Along The Danube (7 days / 6 nights)

Set sail on the Danube and follow its winding path along the Pannonian Plain. This seven-day journey will allow you to explore the rich traditions of the incredible cultures that have developed along the shores of this mighty river. Discover the history, customs and cuisine of the Serbian, Croatian, Slovak, German and Hungarian people on this incredible adventure. Several of our stops will allow you to visit the homes of these hospitable people and understand their way of life. Let Magelan take you back to another era as you discover the civilizations of the mighty Danube.

 

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Day 1. Subotica – Palic – Subotica – Doroslovo (BLD) (cca 130km)
Arrive in Subotica. See the city's main sites, including city hall, the museum, and the historic town center with a local tour guide. Depart for Palic. Have lunch at Majkin Salas, an authentic restaurant featuring Hungarian, Croatian and Serbian traditional cuisine. Arrive in the village of Doroslovo. Accommodation. Dinner. Overnight.

 

Day 2. Doroslovo – Backi Monostor – Telecka – Doroslovo (BLD) (cca 80km)
Breakfast. Arrive in Backi Monostor, where your hosts will welcome you and tell you a short story about this pleasant place. Visit the Bodrog ethno house, where you will sample delicious homemade bread, fruit and brandy. Visit the souvenir exhibition the private collection of dolls in folk costume. Lunch at the ethno house. Depart for Telecka, a private tobacco museum that continues its 120-year tradition of tobacco processing. Return to Doroslovo. Dinner. Overnight

 

Backi Monostor Backi Monostor

 

Day 3. Doroslovo – Sombor – Bac – Backi Petrovac – Novi Sad (BLD) (cca 135km)
Breakfast. Depart for Sombor. Sightsee in Sombor. Visit Djida Hornjakov’s ranch. Participate in an ethno tour, which includes a sampling of domestic brandies, wines or juices. Lunch at the ranch. Depart for Bac. Visit a small monastery and fortress. Arrive in Backi Petrovac. Visit an 18th century ethno house, which still features its original architecture and furniture. Participate in a crafts makers tour, featuring blacksmiths, carpenters, bakers and basket makers. Dinner featuring Slovakian cuisine and a folklore program. Arrive in Novi Sad. Accommodation. Overnight.

 

Backi Petrovac Backi Petrovac

 

Day 4. Novi Sad – Cenej – Novi Sad BLD) (cca 30km)
Breakfast. Panoramic sightseeing of the city. Visit the 1692 Petrovaradin Fortress, also known as the Danube Gibraltar. The fortress abounds with legends and stories. Visit the underground military galleries. Sightsee in the city’s historic city center, which includes Saborna Church, the Catholic Church, Zmaj Jovina Street and Dunavska Street. Free time. Depart for Salas Farm 137, a peaceful oasis and restaurant in the Pannonian plane. Enjoy the music of tambourines while feasting on a delicious meal. Return to hotel. Overnight.

 

Petrovaradin Fortress Monastery on Fruska Gora

 

Day 5. Novi Sad –Krusedol Monastery –Grgeteg Monastery – Maradik – Sremski Karlovci – Novi Sad (BLD) (cca 150km)
Breakfast. A picnic at Fruska Gora Mountain. Visit Fruska Gora’s most beautiful 15th and 16th century monasteries, including Novi Hopovo, Velika Remeta and Krusedol. Arrive in Maradik and visit an ethno house. Lunch, featuring local specialties from Vojvodina. Arrive in Sremski Karlovci. Sightsee. Visit the bee-keeping museum and wine cellar of the Zivanovic family. Sample some delicious local honey and wine. Return to hotel. Dinner at the Petrovaradin Fortress. Overnight

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Kovilj Begrade  - Beogradjanka

 

Day 6. Novi Sad – Kovilj Village – Beska – Belgrade (BLD) (cca 95km)
Breakfast. Arrive in Kovilj, a village known for the Kovilj monastery, brandy producing and its festival of fruit and brandy production. Visit the monastery followed by a tasting of famous Kovilj brandies. Depart for Beska. Lunch on the shores of the Danube, featuring local seafood specials. Depart for Belgrade. Panoramic sightseeing of Belgrade. Hotel accommodation. Free time. Dinner at one of the floating restaurants on the Sava River. Overnight.

 

Day 7. Belgrade (BLD) (cca 20km)
Breakfast. Half-day sightseeing of Belgrade. Walking tour of Knez Mihajlova Street, the main pedestrian zone. Visit Kalemegdan Fortress, Princess Ljubica Palace, St. Marko’s Church, Temple of St. Sava, the House of Flowers, and Nikola Tesla museum. Free time. Dinner featuring Serbian specialties at a traditional restaurant on Skadarlija street. Overnight.

 

Belgrade - Kalemegdan fortress Carska bara

 

Day 8. Belgrade – Carska bara – Zrenjanin – Becej – Subotica (BL) (cca 200km)
Breakfast. Depart for Carska Bara. One-hour boat ride on the Stari Begej River. Lunch at Ecka Castle. Visit the castle of count Lazar Lukač and a beautiful 1711 church. Arrive in Zrenjanin and sightsee in the town center. Depart for Bečej. Tour Bogdan Dundjerski’s Castle, St.George’s Church and a meadow. Depart for Hungary with an optional overnight in Subotica or the Kanjiza Spa. End of program.

 

Price includes:
• Transfers according to the program
• 2 BB in private accommodation in Doroslovo, 3 BB in 4* hotel in Novi Sad, 2 BB in 4* hotel in Belgrade
• 8 x lunch (day 1, day 2, day 3, day 4, day 5, day 6, day 7, day 8)
• 7 x dinner (day 1, day 2, day 3, day 4, day 5, day 6, day 7)
• Wine tasting (day 5, day 6)
• Boat cruise (day 8)
• Entrance ticket (Underground military galleries, ethno-house Maradik, Patriarchy court, Princess Ljubica Palace, House of flowers, Fantast castle)
• Licenced guides

Price does not include:
• Transfer from/to Budapest
• Other costs not offered in the program

 

Meals:
(B) = Breakfast
(L) = Lunch
(D) = Dinner

 

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