Sremski Karlovci and Novi Sad – Serbian Gastro & Wine Tour
Visit to monastery Krusedol. Sightseeing tour of Sremski Karlovci – Patriarchy residence, Orthodox cathedral, Karlovci grammar school (the oldest one in Serbia), Fountain Four lions, Roman Catholic church, Chapel of Peace and beautiful winery and the museum of beekeeping Zivanovic. After that visit the Novi Sad and Petrovaradin.
Sremski Karlovci is town and municipality in Vojvodina, Serbia. It lays on right riverbank of the Danube, 6 km distant from Novi Sad and it’s definitively known as most romantic destination in Vojvodina and Serbia. Besides mountain Fruska Gora, culturally and historically important monasteries, beautiful wineries, this town is birthplace of Serbia’s oldest gymnasium. One can even say that Sremski Karlovci is a small christian centre, which has been demolished by the Turks numerous times in its history.
The Zivanovic family was inseparably involved in winemaking and winegrowing development in Sremski Karlovci. First written documents refer to Teodor Zivanovic (1753-1832) and his successor Josim Zivanovic (1811-1861) who during 18th and 19th century as successful winegrowers, winemakers and wine merchants established family tradition which reputation lasts even nowadays. Professor Jovan Zivanovic (1841-1916) was the professor in Gymnasium and Theological school of Karlovci. Our greatest serbian beekeeper, father of modern beekeeping also was a man who had great knowledge concerning winemaking. Wine is being produced in 300 years old wine lagum, one of the oldest where our ancestors were making wine. In old wine cellars and wine lagum numerous groups of guests can taste and enjoy the wine, rakija, honey rakija, honey and “sremacki frustuk” with homemade dish specialities.
Novi Sad – European Capital of Culture in 2021
is a city that arose on the left bank of the Danube and today is the second largest city in Serbia. Also known as the capital of Vojvodina, city was founded in 1694, and during its short history had suffered many destructions. In 1748. empress Maria Theresa gave to Novi Sad the status of a Free Royal City in the Kingdom of Hungary and other territories. In the nineteenth century Novi Sad was part of the Austria – Hungary and city architecture is its bare witness even today.
Cultural-historical monuments: Serbian National Theatre, Freedom Square, City Hall, monument to Svetozar Miletic, The Name of Mary Church ( Cathedral), monument to Jovan Jovanovic Zmaj, Bishop’s Palace, Detachment of the Serbian Academy of Science and Art, Library of Matica Srpska, Cathedral Church.
Petrovaradin is a fortress in the town of Petrovaradin, itself part of the City of Novi Sad, Vojvodina, northern Serbia. The town and the famous fortress both are located on the bank of the river Danube, and are connected with city centre by the Varadin bridge.The fortress has extremely suitable geographic position as well as a very rich history, and because of its monumentality is often called the Gibraltar on the Danube.
|DEPARTURE / DURATION
||Hotel pick up / 8 + h
||10h / on request
| All tickets
||Licence local guide
|| Wine tasting, snacks and honey tasting