Abstract:Spend the day in visiting medieval monastery and the Roman capital, enjoy in nature beauties and taste the great local wine.
Activities:Visit Hopovo monastery
Winetasting in Mackov podrum winery
Visit Sirmium/The Imperial Palace
Boat ride in Zasavica
Let us take you to explore Hopovo monastery, to enjoy in great wines, to meet and get to know all about Roman site Sirmium and to discover all the natural beauty of Zasavica
Departure from Novi Sad at 08h in front of the parking of Hotel Sajam. A trip to Fruska gora mountain, called „Serbian Athos“ for its 16 monasteries, where we will visit Hopovo monastery. This monastery was built at the end of the XV century, and its new church is built in the XVI century. It represents the most important educational center. The biggest treasure in this monastery are the rests of Saint Teodor Tiron, the protector of Venice, which is kept in the monastery church.
Continue to Irig, where we will visit one of the most popular wineries on Fruska Gora, and we will enjoy great quality wines and a snack in Mackov podrum. After wine tasting, we continue to Sremska Mitrovica town, which keeps the traces of powerful Roman city Sirmium. Visit the Imperial Palace, a unique archaeological site. Here we will have a chance to see one part of this imperial complex which keeps a significant number of fresos, mosaic floors, as well as the architectural decoration from Egypt, Asia, Greece, Italy etc.
Followed by visiting Zasavica, a special nature reserve, where we will go up on 18 meters high tower and enjoy in the most gorgeous view of the whole complex. A boat ride along the reserve and free time for lunch in this natural environment. Back to Novi Sad in the late afternoon.