Gastronomic Delights of Serbia
Day 1 Morning departure from Belgrade and drive along beautiful slopes of Fruska Gora National Park to Grgeteg Monastery. Sightseeing. Drive on to Neradin village and traditional lunch at Perkov Salas /Perko’s Farm/. Drive to Sremski Karlovci and sightseeing tour of the picturesque baroque center : The Patriarchal Residence, The St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, The “Four Lions” Fountain… Visit to the Honey Museum and delicious honey and wine tasting in authentic wine cellar. Late afternoon tour of Petrovaradin Fortress and short panoramic tour of Novi Sad. Hotel accommodation. Culinary workshop on the bank of Danube River followed by big fish dinner. Overnight.
Day 2 After breakfast drive via Belgrade to “Zornica kuca” settlement – Zornic Family Guest-House and Traditional restaurant. Big lunch – traditional meals served in ceramic pottery. Drive along the Ibar road to Gornji Milanovac and accommodation in luxurious rural household in Klaticevo village. Dinner preparation – grilled meat /rostilj/ in open. Overnight.
Day 3 After breakfast drive to impressive Ovcar-Kablar Gorge for refreshment. Drive on to “Staro selo” Sirogojno Open Air Museum and big traditional lunch : corn bread, yoghurt, green-cheese pie, young cheesecake, baked lamb… Afternoon arrival to “Terzica Avlija” /Terzic’s Yard/ traditional settlement in Zlakusa village and cordial welcome by hosts with home-made “sljivovica”/brandy/ and folklore performance. Big traditional dinner : Serbian sauerkraut /smoked beef and cabbage casserole/. Accommodation in luxurious rural households. Overnight.
Day 4 After breakfast drive direction Valjevo along gorgeous scenery. Short stop-over in Milogosce rural household in Mionica village for traditional brunch – home-made gibanica cheese-pie. Traditional lunch in Podbukovi village rustic household : homemade cherry brandy, traditional starter, baked piglet, fresh fruits… Late afternoon brake at “Zornica kuca” /Zornic Family Traditional House/ for traditional sweets baklava and kadaif. Evening arrival to Belgrade and end of program.
Price : 400 EUR Minimum : 6 participants; 360 EUR Minimum 7-12 participants
Included : luxurious mini-coach /van/ transportation, 1 overnight with breakfast in 3 stars hotel, 2 overnights accommodation in luxurious rural households with half-board services /double occupancy/, unlimited tasting of home-made food and drinks, PANACOMP support, logistics and professional guidance
Application Deadline 30 days prior departure