Private Day Tour to Royal Town Topola and Oplenac Mausoleum

Cultural & Theme Tours in Western & Central Serbia

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At just 80 kilometers from Belgrade lies the small town of Topola, rich in history and once Serbia's administrative and political center. Explore the region and discover its rich history, breathtaking nature, good cuisine and wine production.
Meet your guide in the morning and, after approximately 1-hour drive, reach Topola. Explore Oplenac is Karađorđe’s Town, a spot which once was fortress built by Karađorđe during his reign. Nowadays you can only see the residence with the tower and Church of Holy Mother also known as Karađorđe’s Church. Travel from Karađorđe’s Town and get to the top of Oplenac where you can admire the mausoleum of family Karađorđević, Saint George’s Church. 22 members of the Royal Family were buried in the church. One of the peculiarities of the church is the mosaic decoration of the interior which consists of 40 million pieces in 15,000 shades. In addition to mausoleum this royal complex includes Peter’s house, Queen’s villa, King’s villa, a Winegrower’s house and a wine cellar. On the hills of Oplenac, King Peter I planted vineyards on 38 hectares from which they made superb wines well known for their quality among major European royal courts. The oldest Serbian wine collection can be found in authentic package from 1931 in this particular wine cellar.Next, make your way to village Vinča and and visit a local winery. There is a possibility of organizing wine tasting in this winery as well as wine purchase, please let the local supplier know if you are interested at time of booking. Then continue the tour to Aranđelovac village and to one of three ethno villages where you can taste the authentic local cuisine. After lunch, head back to Belgrade with an alternative route by using old Kragujevac road.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
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