October 23, 2015
The Best of Medieval Monasteries in Serbia – private tour
Written By Admin
This monastery tour offers you insight into the most important period of Serbian history, the time when Serbia was gaining independence from the Byzantine Empire, expanding its borders and becoming an important political, cultural and economic power on the Balkan Peninsula. The GOLDEN AGE of Serbia and times of kings of the Nemanjic dynasty, before and after the defeat at the Battle of Kosovo and before it disappeared from the historical scene. Old Ras, St. Peter’s Church, St. George’s Pillars, Sopocani and Studenica Monastery are included into the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.
Day 1 BELGRADE – KALENIC – LJUBOSTINJA – KRUSEVAC – ZICA – STUDENICA
Day 2 STUDENICA – NOVI PAZAR – ST. PETER’S CHURCH – ST. GEORGE’S PILLARS – SOPOCANI – BELGRADE
This tour offers you also the unique opportunity to stay for dinner and overnight in Studenica Monastery lodgings and to attend Orthodox service in the evening or in the morning. You would hear about the life of monks inside the most important Serbian Orthodox monastery, about Orthodoxy in general, meet the people who work and live with monks and above all explore on your own the complex, all three existing churches and view splendid fresco paintings at your own pace after the tour and explanations given by your expert guide. During the tour you will visit 7 most important Serbian medieval monasteries dating from 9th to 15th century and see the exceptional Byzantine fresco paintings.
The tour has been created for medieval art lovers, but also for all those travellers who want to travel through the interior of Serbia and discover pristine nature of its mountains, enjoy idyllic pastoral landscapes along the road, stroll through local markets at remote villages and have a real taste of Serbia.
The price includes:
– Services of the professional and licensed tour guide in English, Spanish or Italian expert in Middle Ages Art
– Transportation in a higher class car or mini van (for more than 2 passengers) with a professional driver
– Overnight stay in a single or double room with a private bathroom in Studenica lodgings
– Dinner on the first day and breakfast on the second day.
– All transportation costs, entrance fees, organisation and insurance.
Departure for this tour is from any hotel in Belgrade.
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