Abstract:Explore Sremski Karlovci, visit two monasteries, enjoy in winetasing and experience Danube shore and its beauties
Activities:Visit Sremski Karlovci
Visit Krusedol monastery
Visit Grgeteg monastery (or Velika Remeta)
Danube and Tisa cruise in Slankamen
Departure from Novi Sad from the parking in front of Hotel Sajam at 08h. Arrival in Sremski Karlovci, a small baroque town on Fruska gora slopes, the center of education and culture during the resettlement of Serbs from Kosovo until the beginning of the 20th century.
Walking sightseeing tour of the city and visit some of the most important historical and cultural sites.
Continue to Krušedol Monastery - the most important monastery on Fruska gora, founded by Vladika Maksim (Đorđe Branković) with his mother despotic Angelina - the last despotic family of medieval Serbia. The monastery church is dedicated to the Holly Virgin Mary which keeps the oldest frescoes from the middle of the 16th century. These are the most important examples of Baroque painting in Serbia. All members of the family Branković, Kralj Milan Obrenović, Knjeginja Ljubica, Arsenije III Čarnojević, Arsenije II Jovanović, and Stevan Šupljik are buried in the monastery. After Krušedol we will visit another Fruska Gora monastery - Grgeteg, a female monastery with a church of Saint Nicholas. In this monastery, next to the iconostasis painted by Uros Predic in 1902, there is the icon of the Mother of God, “Of the Three Hands” After Grgeteg, we leave Fruska Gora and head to the Danube, more precisely, we continue to the Stojšić farm, where we will have a break for lunch with good wine and brandy.
Visit Slankamen village, one of the oldest places in Srem. We will get on board and take a cruise up to the confluence of the Tisa in the Danube. Enjoying the boat ride on the Danube after which we go to the winery Acumicum and tasting the wine. Return to Novi Sad in the evening.