History lesson about the oldest urban settlement in Europe, medieval fortresses on the Danube, archaeological site from Roman era – Viminacium and the 5 million years old mammoth. Breathtaking view to the longest gorge in Europe is a must see!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Smederevo Fortress, Smederevo, Central SerbiaSmederevo fortress is considered one of the biggest lowland fortresses in Europe and last stronghold of medieval Serbia. The Smederevo fortress was built in the form of irregular triangle and it is recognizable by 25 high towers. There are numerous legends and stories about its construction, but this site offers more than a history lesson. During the summer numerous manifestations and parties take place here, and mysticism of this ancient fortress turn them into unforgettable events.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Viminacium Archaeological Park, Kostolac, Central SerbiaViminacium is an archaeological site near small town of Kostolac. It was the capital of Roman province of Moesia Superior and was rebuilt by Justinian I after being destroyed by Huns in 440. In the late 6th century, the city was destroyed again and for all by Avar raiders. Today, the site offers you to explore remains of temples, streets, squares, amphitheaters, palaces, hippodromes and Roman baths. Within the archaeological site there is a Mammoth park with spectacular skeleton of 5 million year old mammoth!Duration: 1 hourStop At: Golubac Fortress, Golubac, Central SerbiaGolubac Fortress was built by the Hungarians, called Galambocz, on the same site as the Roman Castrum Columbarum. Golubac was captured by the Turks in 1391. and changed ownership several times before being finally reclaimed by the Serbs in 1867. On this site you will have opportunity to take some great photos of the stunning fortress, explore gallery in Visitor center and walk by the Danube river with beautiful view to Iron Gate.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Djerdap National Park, Donji Milanovac, Central SerbiaNear the town of Donji Milanovac, there is Lepenski Vir - the oldest urban settlement in Europe. It was uncovered in 1965. and two years later, in 1967. the distinctive stone sculptures were discovered. The sculptures, mostly shaped life-size heads, are quite remarkable and appear to show human faces with the lips of fish. The carvings date back as far as about 5350 years B.C and are the oldest Mesolithic sculptures in all Europe. This archaeological site is one of the best preserved sites in Serbia, and visit includes exploring the site and its gallery, watching a short movie about its excavation and enjoying the virtual walk through Lepenski Vir settlement using computers.Duration: 45 minutes