For the post-Convention tour let us guide you through the roots of the Roman Empire and the ancient course of the Danube, through the canyons of Eastern Serbia, and the secrets of the surrounding mountains carved in the caves like Prekonoška. Eastern Serbia is regionally known for its dash of ancient magic, and worldwide for its ancient and historical sites, the strength of the Danube as a source for energy, complimented by the stillness in the caves and monasteries. It will start in Belgrade…
The Royal Palace
The royal complex is located on Dedinje hill, the most exclusive part of Belgrade, with numerous embassies and luxurious villas. It was built by King Alexander Karađorđević I for his wife, Queen Maria, Roman princess and granddaughter of Queen Victoria, Queen of Britain, in the period between 1924 and 1929. After World War II, president Tito used it, and today its the home of heir Alexander Karađorđević II and his family.
This archaeological site was a Roman military camp of Viminacium. Amphitheatre, thermae, mausoleum Emperor Hostilian, legion city gate and mammoth park were all part of this ancient city. In its prime, Viminacium forged its own coins, which is proof of its development in the Roman Empire.
Golubac Fortress is a 14th-century stronghold. It was restored recently and now you can even meet contemporary knights there.
Đerdap Gorge is the longest and the biggest gorge in Europe. It has been protected as the Đerdap National Park. Part of it has been turned into a lake and is famous for the Iron Gate, the largest dam on the Danube and one of the largest hydroelectric plants in Europe.
A prehistoric archaeological site of Lepenski Vir holds secrets of the 9000 years old European civilization. The civilization on Danube left many traces of its existence and is one of the worldwide known mysterious prehistoric civilizations.
Lake Bor is a popular weekend spot if you are based in Belgrade and want some peace and quiet. It is an artificial lake formed after the Second World War for industrial purposes and has been kept because of its staggering beauty. Its name derives from the nearby industrial city, Bor.
Home of the guitar, a unique Wheel Festival, the famous Gamzigrad spa, Zaječar is a lively city in Eastern Serbia. Its Ottoman history has deep roots, so the oriental style is still standing, such as Radul-beg Konak and Turkish Watermill.
Emperor Galerius’ palace for the old days, today is part of the UNESCO list of cultural heritage. Felix Romuliana was and to this day remains an architectural jewel, with the walls, pillars and shrines still in place.
Knjaževac is a small city once known for its Gurgusovačka tower called “Serbian Bastille”. Today, you will go to Knježevac to enjoy the wine, since it is a traditional wine production area.
Niš is the third-largest city in Serbia, and here during history, the Ottoman and European cultures met. In 2013 it celebrated 1700 years since Constantine’s Edict of Milan – Constantine was born here. At least 16 Roman Emperors were born on what is Serbian territory today! Niš is also known as Nišville due to its international jazz festival.
Palaeolithic limestone cave Prekonoška is the first cave used for tourism in Serbia. Although many modern stories are circling about its residents, the only proof of interesting residents is from prehistoric times.
Despotovac is a city known for Despotovac spa, Resava river and the Coal Mining Museum. Coal Mining Museum is a settlement with houses, church, and Sokol house, where the first Worker’s Council in Serbia was formed.
Manasija or Resava is one of the medieval jewels of Serbia. The famous Stefan Lazarević built a medieval fortress, today it is a Cultural Monument of great importance. Historically, it is famous for its medieval school, still known to this day as Resava School.