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Transromanica - 8 days / 7 nights

The Transromanica route in Serbia is part of the broader European cultural and tourist route, which features Roman era monuments across several countries on the continent. This 8-day journey showcases the very best of Roman-era Serbia. The itinerary includes visits to the spectacular Zica, Studenica, Gradac, Djurdjevi Stupovi and Sopocani monasteries. You will also have the opportunity to explore the historic Sargan Eight train routes and Open Air ethnic museum in the village of Sirogojno. Let Magelan take you on an exciting journey through traditional Serbian villages as you sample delicious local cuisine and the best of Serbian wine. Your senses will sizzle!

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Day 1. Belgrade – Topola – Oplenac – Orasac – Kragujevac (LD) (cca 120km)

Arrival in Belgrade. Depart for the historical town of Topola, which features picturesque landscapes with endless meadows and valleys. Located in the heart of Serbia, this is where the kings of the Karadjordjevic Dynasty are buried. Depart for the wine country of Oplenac, where locals have grown grapes on this hilly terrain for centuries. Sample the best wine Oplenac has to offer, including Sauvignon, Trijumf, Italian Riesling and Cabernet Sauvignon. Depart for Orasac. Lunch in a traditional rural home, with magnificent atmosphere.  Get relax, enjoy the beautiful ambiance and spectacular views of the Sumadia region. Depart for Kragujevac. Accommodation. Dinner. Overnight.


Day 2. Kragujevac – Monastery Ljubostinja – Monastery Kalenic – Vrnjacka Spa (BD) (cca 80km)
Breakfast at the hotel.  Depart for the Ljubostinja monastery, which is dedicated to the Dormition of the Holy Virgin. It was built between 1388 and 1405. Today Ljubostinja is female monastery.  Visit the Kalenic monastery, built in 15th century, founded by Protovestiar Bogdan, his wife Milica, and his brother Peter. Depart for Vrnjacka Spa, most famous spa in Serbia. The spa got its name after the village of Vrnjci where springs of mineral water were found. Vrnjacka Spa has a nicely decorated park, suitable for long walks and rest. In the vicinity of the spa there are woods, which are ideal for long hikes, picnics and hunting, or skiing on Mount Goc in winter. Accommodation at the hotel, free time. Dinner at the nice restaurant that will make your stay even more enjoyable. Overnight at the hotel.


Day 3. Vrnjacka Spa – Zica Monastery –Studenica Monastery (BD) (cca 60km)
Breakfast. Journey to Zica monastery, The monastery, together with the Church of the Holy Dormition, was built by the first King of Serbia, Stefan the First-Crowned and the first Head of the Serbian Church, Saint Sava. Visit Studenica monastery, The Studenica Monastery was established in the late 12th century by Stevan Nemanja, founder of the medieval Serb state, shortly after his abdication. It is the largest and richest of Serbia’s Orthodox monasteries. Its two principal monuments, the Church of the Virgin and the Church of the King, both built of white marble, enshrine priceless collections of 13th- and 14th-century Byzantine painting. You will enjoy in unique experience – dinner with monks. Overnight at Studenica monastery.


Day 4. Studenica Monastery – Gradac Monastery – Raška - Novi Pazar – Đurđevi Stupovi-  Sopoćani - Mileševa (BLD) (cca 160km)
Breakfast at the monastery. Depart for Gradac monastery, built by Jelena Anzujska, wife of King Uros I. The monastery’s main church is dedicated to Blagovesti; it the most prominent and earliest example of Gothic architecture in Serbia. Lunch at Raška, in nice ethno restaurant with delicious specialties. Depart for Novi Pazar, panoramic tour. Sightseeing of ruins Đurđevi Stupovi, which was erected by the Grand Prince of Rascia, Stefan Nemanja, back in 1166, on the spot where the Serbian medieval capital of Ras once stood. Đurđevi stupovi have entered a UNESCO list together with the complex of Stari Ras and Sopoćani. Visit of Sopoćani monastery, a foundation of King Urosh I, which was built in the second half of the 13th century, near the source of the river Raška in the region of Ras, the centre of the Serbian medieval state. The most certain year of building is 1265. The church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity. Its frescoes are one of the most exquisite painting masterpieces of the European art of that period. Derparture to Mileševa monastery, dinner and overnight.


Day 5. Monastery Mileseva – Zlatibor Mountain – Mokra Gora (BL) (cca 100km)
Breakfast. Sightseeing of Mileševa monastery. Monastery was founded by King Vladislav, between 1234 and 1236. The church has frescoes by the most skillful artists of that time, including one of the most famous in Serbian culture, the "White Angel", which depicts an angel on Christ's grave. Depart for Zlatibor, a scenic mountain featuring gentle valleys and hilly terrain. Free time. Visit the Sirogojno Open Air museum, which reflects traditional life in a Serbian village. Sirogojno offers a variety of interesting activities including fashion shows of knitwear handmade by women living on Mt. Zlatibor, evenings by the fire, and a summer school for learning traditional crafts such as pottery, knitting, mosaic-making, and graphic skills. Way toward Mokra Gora for a visit of Mecavnik, an ethno village, established by famous Serbian film director Emir Kusturica. It consists of wooden houses, precisely log huts, which preserved the authentic of this part of Serbia. Mecavnik has also a church, restaurant, souvenir shop, gallery, cinema Underground, national restaurant, weave workshop, and many other things that makes your stay unforgettable. Overnight at the hotel.


Day 6. Mokra Gora – Zlakusa Village – Valjevo- Belgrade (BL) (cca 185km)
After breakfast take a ride on the famous Sargan Eight, a figure eight loop that wind through breathtaking mountain scenery. You will delight in the splendor of the outdoors.  Depart for the Terzića Avlija ethno park, which is located in a beech forest close to the village of Zlakusa. The park represents a traditional historic Serbian village. Lunch featuring traditional local cuisine. Depart for Valjevo. Sample local wine in a traditional cellar. Way toward Belgarde, arrival at the hotel, overnight.


Day 7. Belgrade (BD) (cca 20km)
Breakfast. Panoramic and walking tour of Belgrade with a local guide, which includes Kalemegdan fortress, a stucture primary built by Celts in the third century. Other stops include Republica Square and Knez Mihailova Street, Belgrade's main pedestrian zone, Terazije, Parliament and St. Sava Church. Free time. Dinner in old, bohemian part of Belgrade, well-known for its delicious food. Overnight at the hotel.


Day 8. Belgrade (B) (cca 20km)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport.  End of the program.


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Supplement for single room: 95 EUR / 77GBP

Price includes: 
Transfers according to program
Licenced Guide accoring to the program
1 BB in hotel 3* in Kragujevac, 1 BB in hotel 4* in Vrnjacka Spa, 1HB in monastery Studenica, 1 HB in monastery Mileseva, 1 BB in hotel 4* on Mokra Gora mountain,  2 BB in hotel 4* in Belgrade
4 x lunch (day 1, day 4, day 5, day 6)
11  x dinner (day 1, day 2, day 3, day 4, day 7)
Wine tasting (day 1, day 6)
Entrance ticket (Mausoleum of the Karadjordjevic Royal family, Sirogojno, Sargan Eight)


Price does not include:
Flight to/from Belgrade
Drinks during meals
Other costs not offered  in this Program

(B) = Breakfast
(L) = Lunch

(D) = Dinner