The paths of St Triphun Wine & Dine

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Following the path of St. Trifun - 8 days/7nights

The old Romans said: "To know a people sit with them at their table, taste their food, drink their wine and then you will learn what kind of people they are. Besides being used as a remedy, wine gives joy, connects people, takes off masques bringing out sincerity. Find out for yourselves all the qualities of this divine drink, tasting samples of the best Serbia's wine cellars.

Day 1: Belgrade

Transfer from airport. Panoramic sightseeing of Serbian capitol: City hall, National assembly, Terazije, Republic square, Student square, Belgrade fortress, Kalemegdan-Varoš gate, Knez Mihailova street, New Belgrade. After a short break, dinner in the heart of the city.

Overnight in a hotel

Day 2: Belgrade - Vršac, cca 90km 

Vrsac is a town on the slopes the Carpathian Mountains. Nowadays the whole area, where the heights of Vrsac emerge from the plain of Banat, has been covered with vineyards thus becoming one of the most important wine growing regions of Serbia. Among many of the high quality sorts of wines the best ones are: muskat otonel, sardone,pino bianko, Italian and Rhine Riesling. Very sought after is the white table wine, Riesling of Banat, made from a mixture of different sorts such as: Italian Riesling, Smederevka, Zupljnka and Kreaca. Vrsac is the host of two wine festivals "Grozdjenbal" and "Vinofest". Dinner with vine tasting in one of the famous wine cellars with traditional music.
Overnight in a hotel.

Day 3: Vršac - Golubac - Kladovo - Negotin, cca 260km

Golubac, a medieval Danube fort built on the ridge, a very narrow point where the river itself enters Djerdap - the Iron Gorge. "Djerdap" the national park being a natural wonder abundant in flora & fauna, archaeological sites, cultural monuments. We proceed to Negotin a town and an area where grapevine was cultivated even in 3rd century a. d.

Overnight in the hotel.

Day 4: Negotin - Rajac - Gamzigrad - Vrnjačka Banja, cca 250km 

After breakfast we leave for a unique area of wine cellars. Of the old sorts of grapevines still  have been cultivated: bagrin, zacinak, prokupac,  vranac and smederevka. From bagrin they make white wine of golden yellow colour and special  bouquet. Nowadays this old sort has been replaced by Italian Riesling, Sauvignon and Semillon. There you will taste wine being served a light meal. We continue our way to visit the remnants of Gamzigrad, the Roman imperial palace - Felix Romuliana from 4c a. d. As an outstanding late Roman European sites it is on the UNESCO List. In  the evening we reach Vrnjacka Banja the biggest thermal spa in Serbia, famous for its mineral springs. Enjoyment in the wellness centre there.
Overnight in Vrnjacka Banja.

Day 5: Vrnjačka banja - Oplenac - Beograd, cca 200km

Relaxed we are prepared for the new tasks. We go to Topola and Oplenac. The slopes of Oplenac have been used for wine growing for centuries. In Roman times it was known as Vincea, in medieval period as Vinica  and now it is Vinca. At the beginning of 20th century there was organized the Vencac Cooperation, then there were planted the vineyards of kings Petar and Aleksandar Karadjordjević and wine known all over Europe. Here comes wine tasting and a light meal. Also there is a visit to the memorial complex of the Karadjordjević family: mausoleum of the Serbian royal family, house of king  Petar, tower and church of Karadjordje. 
Overnight in a hotel in Belgrade.

Day 6: Beograd - Palić - Subotica cca 200km

On the east bank of lake Palic we pay a visit  to a modern wine cellar of the traditional wine growing region. Special soil, climate moderate continental and high quality sorts of grapevine for centuries have been giving wines of harmonious taste, intensive aroma and soft tannin. Wine tasting and a light meal. Dinner in a farm house with local specialities which give pleasure to everyone. Overnight in Subotica

 

Day 7: Subotica - Novi Sad - Sremski Karlovci - Beograd, cca 220 km

From Subotica we turn to Novi Sad, the second biggest town in Serbia for a panoramic tour and a short walk in the old centre. Then a short drive to Sremski Karlovci a small town  famous as Serbian spiritual and cultural seat.  Follows the visit to the Museum of wine & honey, where the owners have resumed the 200 years old family tradition in the wine cellar out of which come the best wines of Sremski Karlovci such as Bermet, Riesling served also on the tables of European courts. Overnight in Belgrade

Day 8: Belgrade - Home

After breakfast chek out transfer to airport.

End of tour

Tour includes

  • Transportation and transfers in air-conditioned coach
  • Licenced guide
  • Accommodation 4* hotels in Belgrade, Vršac,  Negotin , Subotica based on bed and breakfast basis
  • Wine tasting & dinner & music
  • Entertainment in Vršac wine tasting & light
  • Meal in vicinity of Negotin
  • Wine tasting & light meal in Oplenac
  • Wine tasting & light meal in Subotica
  • Tasting of wine & honey in Sremski Karlovci
  • Dinner in Subotica

Entrance fees for

  • Archeological site Felix Romuliana
  • Royal complex & mausoleum of Karadjordjević family

Not included

  • Air tickets
  • Medical travel insurance
  • Luggage damage/lost insurance
  • Other meals during trip not listed in the section „The price includes“
  • Drinks during meals
  • Personal costs
  • All other services not listed in the section „included“
  • Porters, telephone, tips
  • Extras

For private tour you can customize

  • Itinerary
  • Accommodation category
  • Type of transportation
  • Number of passangers
  • Meals

All departure and return times will be tailor-made for you.

Just send your request on info@turorama.com and we will prepare the best offer for you

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Highlights
  • Belgrade fortress Kalemegdan
  • Gloubac frotress and Djerdap gorge
  • UNESCO heritage site Felix Romuliana
  • Oplenac royal complex
  • Museum of wine and honey
  • Famous Bermet wine tasting
  • Tasting different wine brands and types
  • Unique offer that includes all important wine region in Serbia

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