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If you have limited time and want to discover something beyond borders of Serbia, then this tour is ideal for you. We will take you to the most energetic part of Balcan, Macedonia. This tour is a combination of two equal interesting, beautiful and exciting countries. After tour through Serbia, which includes Belgrade, Topola, Nis and the Devils Town, you will visit Macedonia and breathtaking city – Ohrid. You will have the chance to enjoy in great food, beautiful nature, monuments of culture and in, what this town is famous for, making jewellery. With our tour guides, every part of this journey will be an adventure for you.
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Day 1. Belgrade (SERBIA)
Arrival in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. Transfer to your hotel with panoramic sightseeing. Welcome dinner in traditional restaurant in Belgrade`s bohemian quarter. Overnight.
Day 2. Belgrade
Breakfast and in the agreed time going on walking tour. You are heading to the Republic Square, where we see the architectural wonders in monuments such as the National Theatre, National Museum, Serbian Academy of Science & Arts in the famous Knez Mihajlova Street. At the old town we see the ‘Question mark sign’ Inn, Princess Ljubica’s Residence, the Patriarchy and the Orthodox Cathedral. We will move on to the Belgrade Fortress – Kalemegdan, the gem of the city. Today medieval Fortress Kalemegdan is beautiful park and one of the reasons why Belgrade is such unique city. After the short brake we will go on to visit Josip Broz Tito, ex-Yugoslavian former Memorial House and museum. Evening is a welcome diner at the local Bohemian quarters of Skadarlija with Serbian cuisine and music. Overnight.
Day 3. Novi Sad
After breakfast, departure to Novi Sad. We will take a tour of the fortress from which you will have a stunning view of the city. From the fort we will go the city center and take a short tour. You will have some free time for your Individual activities and for those interested we will arrange a lunch in one of the traditional restaurants (optional). Coming back to Belgrade in the afternoon. Overnight.
Day 4. Topola
Morning departure to Avala and Oplenac in Topola. After arriving at Avala we will have some free time to visit monument dedicated to the Unknown hero, masterpiece of Ivan Mestrovic and to enjoy the view of Sumadija. This monument is dedicated to the victims and heroes of The First World War. From there we will continue to the Avala Tower. After visiting Avala Tower we will continue our ride to Topola and Oplenac. Hill Oplenac stands above city of Topola and represents a place where at the beginning of 20th century Serbian King Petar I Karadjordjevic started working on memorial complex. His son King Aleksandar Karadjordjevic planted vineyards. Today this represents big historical and memorial complex of the Karadjordjevic dynasty. Complex consists of St. Djordje church, its crypt, house of King Petar I and king`s winery. This complex represents a heritage to the people of Serbia. We will visit St. Djordje church and its crypt where you can see the remains of the kings, queens and other members of the Karadjordjevic dynasty. We will also visit royal winery and after that you will have some free time. Continuation of trip to Zlatibor. Overnight.
Day 5. Nis – Djavolja varos
After breakfast we are going to visit the fortress. The Nis Fortress, located on the banks of the Nisava river, in the city center, is one of the most beautiful and well-preserved buildings of Turkish military architecture on the middle Balkan. It was demolished and renewed several times, by the Romans, through the Byzantines, the Slavs, the Bulgarians and the Serbs. It has obtained its final appearance in 1723., when it was erected by the Turks at the end of their rule in this region. For its construction, over 40 stonecutters from Constantinople and about 400 masons from Nis and the surrounding area have worked on it. After visiting the fortress, you will have free time for individual activities. We continue our ride to Djavolja varos. This natural monument consists of two very rare natural phenomena. The ground figures, as unique relief forms and mineral water sources with a very high amount of acidity make the place unique in this part of Europe. After the organized tour of the entire site, the continuation of the tour to Skopje follows. Overnight.
Day 6. Skopje (MACEDONIA)
Sightseeing tour of Skopje including the Memorial House of Mother Theresa (born in Skopje in 1910), the Mustapha Pasha Mosque (built in 1492), the Church of Holy Salvation, famous for its 19th century woodcarvings, the Fortress, and the Old Bazaar, with its tiny shops, hamams (Turkish-style baths). In the afternoon, you will drive to Nerezi to see St. Panteleon’s Monastery, famous for its frescoes from the 12th century. Overnight.
Day 7. Ohrid
Morning sightseeing tour of Ohrid. Visit the City Wall, which is the biggest preserved fortification in the country, the Ancient Theater, the Church of St. Sophia which houses one of the richest collections of 11th century frescoes in Europe, the Icon Gallery of Ohrid, rated among the best collections of icon art in the world, and St. Clement’s University (now under reconstruction), which was an important cradle of education in Medieval Europe. Overnight.
Day 8. Ohrid – National Park Of Galicica – St. Naum
Trip to the Galicica National Park and along the Eastern coast of Lake Ohrid. Visit the 9th century St. Naum Monastery. Dinner. Overnight.
Day 9. Departure from Ohrid
Transfer to the Airport. Departure.