Departure from Belgrade to Viminacium which was a major city and a military camp in the Roman times. The city dates back to the 1st century AD, and is believed that it had 40.000 habitants and was one of the biggest cities of that time. Viminacium was devastated by Huns in the 5th century, but rebuilt by Justinian. It was completely destroyed with the arrival of Slavs in the 6th century. Visit the Amphitheater, Roman baths, Mausoleum, Dom (copy of a Roman villa, also science and research center), and Mamut park (skeleton of a mammoth was recently discovered in the site).
Drive to Silver Lake (Srebrno Jezero) one of the best-known holiday resorts in Serbia and popular fishing destination for decades. It’s located along the right Danube bank in eastern Serbia. We will have small break on its sandy beaches and a free time for lunch.
After break we will continue to Smederevo fortress and Smederevo town which was a medieval fortified city and temporary capital of Serbia in the Middle Ages. Fortress was built on the river bank of the Danube between 1427 and 1430, on the order of Despot Đurađ Branković, the ruler of the Serbian Despotate. It was further fortified by the Ottoman Empire that had taken the city in 1459, when Serbian state stop existing for 4 and a half centuries. Smederevo is the largest medieval lowland type of fortresses in Europe. We will enter the fortress and hear the story of the glory of the middle age Serbia, all followed with the magnificent view on the river Danube. Smederevo Fortress was declared a Monument of Culture of Exceptional Importance in 1979, and is protected by the Republic of Serbia. In 2010, the fortress was placed on the Tentative List for possible nomination as a World Heritage Site (UNESCO).
Transfer back to Belgrade.
Duration: 8 hours