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Sunday, 25 February 2018

The castles of Vojvodina


Pick up from the hotel.

Drive to Kulpina and a tour of the castle Dunđerski. The castle was owned by several Serbian and Hungarian families before it was sold to Lazar Dunđerski in 1889.

Visit of the Fantast castle which was built in several stages and completed in 1925. The tower and four corner towers were constructed in neo-Gothic style, and ceremonial hall and both of the inputs were made in the neoclassical style. In addition to the castle the church (chapel) in neo-Byzantine style was built, dedicated to St. George. The castle was named after the most famous horse of the property owner Bogdan Dundjerski.

Drive to Novi Bečej to Sokolac castle, built by Lazar Dunđerski in the last decades of the 19th century. The owner of the castle Lazar Dunđerski was a good gambler and there is an interesting story about how he lost and regained the land and the castle at gamble.

Lunch in a restaurant in Novi Bečej.

Tour of centre of Bečej. Bečej is a town more than 900 years old. It contains many cultural and historical monuments. At the heart of its monumentality stands Serbian Orthodox Church. It was built in 1858, and constructed in the Byzantine style. The church also highlights the high iconostasis with classicist-romantic decorations and with 63 icons, done by a well-known painter Uroš Predić.

Departure to Kaštel Ečka - The opening ceremony in 1820. Was very spectacular and it was attended by 300 distinguished guests from Vienna and Budapest, including the famous Count Esterhazy, the richest and most famous nobleman in Ugarska. Kaštel was a center for lovers of hunt, whose frequent guests were the Austro - Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and the Serbian Crown Prince Aleksandar Karadjordjević.

Return to Belgrade.

Duration: whole day

Price per person:

4 -7 persons 8 -14 persons 15- 35 persons 35+ persons
81 € 53 € 39 € 26 €