MERAK OF SOUTH OF NIS, VRANJE, MONASTERY PROHOR PCINJSKI
- TWO DAY PROGRAM -
The program is an informative flyer, exact departure date will be agreed with the group
Day 1. Nis
Departure from the parking lot near the home of handball (or by appointment) in 09:00h. accompanied by a local guide. Visiting Monument Scull Tower (unique monument in the world is 5 meters tall and it has inbuilt 952 human heads, raised by the Turks in 1813, after the defeat of the Serbian rebels led by Stevan Sindjelića on Cegar, on May 31, 1809.) Continuation of the journey to Niska Banja. Only 7 km southeast of Nis, on the international road to Sofia - 250 m above sea level - there is one of the oldest spa towns in Serbia - Niska Banja. Springs of this spa provide water that is characterized by a variety of chemical compositions and are among the most radioactive in the country and Europe. Hour and a half retention for a tour, then proceed to the ancient site - the royal residence of Emperor Constantine - Mediane raised at the beginning of the fourth century. Sightseeing mosaics and villas. Continuation of the journey to the city of Nis. Visiting the Fortress of Nis. Turkish fortress was built on the ruins of the ancient and medieval fortifications. Present ramparts of the fortress are built from February 1719 to June 1723 and present remains one of the most beautiful and best preserved buildings of its kind in the Balkans. Free time for sightseeing and walking through the fortress and narrower urban core. Break for lunch. We suggest a visit to one of the restaurants with the famous specialties of Nis, in the only street that has preserved the oriental character of Nis - Tinkers Alley. One-hour break, and then go back to camp Red Cross, first Nazi concentration camp in Yugoslavia. Check-in hotel. Accommodation in a hotel. Overnight.
Day 2: Nis - Vranje – Monastery Prohor Pcinjski
Breakfast. The 08:00h departure on a trip to Vranje and Monastery Prohor Pcinjski. Vranje is a city in southern Serbia, seat of Pcinj region. According to the census of 2002 in the town of Vranje was 55,052 while the whole municipality has 88.288 inhabitants. It is situated in the Vranje basin, on the Vranje river, near its confluence with the South Morava river. Vranje is the birthplace of Bora Stankovic. Well known cultural and historical monuments of Vranje are: Kale of Marko, ruins of a medieval fortress that was built according to legend, Prince Marko, it was determined that the foundations of the fortifications from the period of Emperor Justinian, Hamam (a Turkish bath) - an old Turkish bath, built in approximately 1690, White bridge (XIX century) - the bridge was built in memory of tragic love of two young people, in 1844 by turkish women that, according to legend, built it in memory of unrequited loves of his daughter Aisha and serbian shepherd Stojan, the Museum houses of Bora Stankovic. Sightseeing and then departure to monastery Prohor Pcinjski. Monastery Prohor Pcinjski is located on the wooded slopes of Mount Kozjak, on the left bank of the river Pcinja, near the village Klenike, 30 km south of Vranje. According to legend, it was built in the XI century, the Byzantine Emperor Romanus Diogenes in gratitude to St. Prohor Pcinjski, which he predicted would become emperor. The new church was started in 1898 and completed in 1904. Enter of the church is from the west over the twelve semi-circular steps. Over the monastery complex dominate two lodgings, one of which "Vranje quarters" of monumental proportions, is one of the most beautiful buildings of this type in Serbia. It was built between 1854 and 1862, thanks to Haji-Michael Pogacarevic, a merchant from Vranje. Free time. Back to Nis. End of program activities.
from 10 to 20 Persons - 95 €
from 21 to 30 persons - 85 €
31 people and over € - 75
Transportation with comfortable tour bus (A / C, audio, video)
Accommodation in a 3 * hotel, bed and breakfast in htl „Tami Residence“
Tickets for the museum Cele Kula, site Mediana ,camps in the Red Cross, the monastery Poganovo
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Htl Tami Residence 3 *** is located 2.5 km from the city center. All rooms with shower, LCD TV, mini bar, internet, cable TV, hair dryer ...