Abstract:On this miraculous journey you will discover the famous and unknown Eastern Serbia, admire its beauty and cultural heritage, enjoy the wines and Serbian specialities
Visit the birth house of Stevan Mokranjac
Visit Rajačke pimnice
Winetasting in Rajačke pimnice
Visit National Museum in Zaječar
Visit Felix Romuliana
Departure from Novi Sad at 7h in front of the Hotel Sajam. Departure from Belgrade at 08:30h. Our first stop will be in unusual Moravski konaci ethno village. Continue our journey to Gamzigrad Spa and visit the hydroelectric power plant Gamzigrad in 1909, constructed by Djordje Stanojevic, following Tesla patents and projects. Free time for lunch at the Gamzigrad Spa. Continue our trip to the archaeological site Felix Romuliana, which is at UNESCO list of cultural heritage of the world since 2007. The former Roman fort, palace and memorial complex was erected by one of the 17 Roman empires born on the territory of today's Serbia - Kaius Valeriya Galeria Maximilian. Let's find out all about Galery's edict, and more about this ruler, the predecessor of Emperor Constantine. Depart to Zajecar where we will have a visit to the National Museum. Visit monastery Bukovo. Continue to Negotin, accommodation. Dinner. Overnight.
Breakfast at 8 o'clock. Visit of the city's sights: the birthplace of Stevan Mokranjac - the house of the greatest Serbian composer from the middle of the XIX century, Konak Prince Todorcet, built in the middle of the XIX century - the oldest townhouse in Negotin, and today Hajduk Veljko's Museum. We will also visit the memorial room of Djordje Stanojevic, a great friend of Nikola Tesla who was a professor, rector of the Belgrade University, a pioneer of electrification in Serbia. Visit of winery Matalj and wine degustation.
Drive to the Rajačke pimnice - an unusual settlement of stone-built houses connected with the streets and squares, built in the 18th century only for his majesty WINE! Here we will have a wine tasting in one of the most famous wineries in this area. (We will also visit the unusual graveyard in this village). Depart from the winery in the afternoon. After a 2 hour ride, we will arrive close to Majdanpek town to visit Rajkova cave, the largest cave in Serbia. At the end of the cave tour, we will make a short photo-stop at the open window of the gold mine in Majdanpek and then continue the way through Homolje mountains and Kučevo to Belgrade. Arrival to Belgrade and Novi Sad in the late evening hours.