NIS AND MONASTERIES OF MEDIEVAL SERBIA
- 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 Sinđelića 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 - Monastery Kalenic - Ljubostinja – Monastery Zica – Crkva Lazarica – Nis
Breakfast. In 08:00h departure from the hotel for a trip to the monastery Kalenic. Kalenic is located near Rekovac and 12 km from the village Oparic. Dedicated to the to Vavedenje of the Virgin Mary. Kalenic is the foundation of Bogdan, prominent grandees of Despot Stefan Lazarevic. The church was built and painted between 1413-1420. year. Abandoned at the end of the seventeenth century; revived in the mid eighteenth century by monks from the Canyon. Continuation of traveling to the monastery Ljubostinja. It is the foundation of Princess Milica. Dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin. The monastery was built from 1388 to 1405. In Ljubostinja was buried Princess Milica, wife of Prince Lazar. Departute to the monastery Zica. The monastery is located near Kraljevo. Together with the Church of the Holy Assumption was built by the first King of Serbia, Stefan the First-Crowned. This monastery was destroyed in XIII century, but was rebuilt by King Milutin at the beginning of the fourteenth century. After completing the tour departure to Krusevac. Visit of the church Lazarica. Church of St. Stephen the Martyr, known as Lazarica, located in the city centers, and he picked her up, probably between 1377 and 1380, Prince Lazar as the court's church, his newly built capital, the city of Krusevac. Free time, and then return to Nis.
From 10 to 20 people 90 €
From 21 to 30 persons 80 €
31 people and over 70 €
Transportation comfortable tour bus (A / C, audio, video)
Accommodation in a 3 * hotel on bed and breakfast basis
Tickets Tickets for the museum Skull Tower, the site of Mediana, a camp on the Red Cross and the site Iustiniana Prima
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 ...