Vojvodina as a tourist destination is attractive in all seasons, so autumn too in Vojvodina offers many opportunities for vacation. When it comes to the tourist offer in these autumn months, the cultural heritage and wine tourism are especially interesting. The spiritual treasure of Vojvodina is invaluable, Vojvodina actually represents a treasure trove of cultural heritage, with numerous monasteries located on its territory. The monasteries, as witnesses of history, tell us the story of past times and turbulent events that took place in this area. Autumn is also the ideal time of year to start on the wine routes of Vojvodina, when the grape harvests are in full swing, and those sweet fruits of the plain are ready to be prepared. The tastes of Vojvodina wines are widely talked about, they are known all over the world, and winemakers from this area jealously guard the tradition of their preparation, but they are always willing to share a glass of this divine drink with intentional travelers and kindly entertain you in the warmth of their home.
So, if you go to Vojvodina in these autumn months, one of the proposals is Mt. Fruska Gora and Sremski Karlovci. Fruska gora, or as it is also called “the Serbian medieval Athos”, has the honor of being the location of a large number of monasteries. The monasteries located here were built in a combination of Byzantine and Baroque style. Of the former 35 monasteries, recorded during the 16th and 17th centuries, only 16 remain in the wider area of Fruska gora today (Beocin, Velika Remeta, Vrdnik-Ravanica, Grgeteg, Divsa, Novi Jazak, Krusedol, Kuvezdin, Mala Remeta, Novo Hopovo , Besenovo, Petkovica, Privina Glava, Rakovac, Staro Hopovo and Sisatovac). The Fruska Gora monasteries are, due to their historical, artistic and ambiental value, a must see when visiting the Fruska Gora.
Sremski Karlovci, a town located on the slopes of Mt. Fruska Gora, attracts attention with its wealth of cultural and historical monuments, numerous wineries and natural beauty. It is perfect for walking tours, because almost all the sights are located near the main town square and will not leave indifferent both lovers of architecture and excellent wine connoisseurs. Some of the main attractions are the Four Lions fountain, the Cathedral, the building of the City Hall, the Roman Catholic Church, the Patriarchal Palace, the Chapel of Peace, Sremski Karlovci Gymnasium…
The next destination that will not leave you indifferent is Vrsac, a city of love, wine and wind. Vrsac is a city of rich history and culture, with picturesque natural beauties, a city where tradition and modern trends intertwine. The city itself is located on the edge of the Pannonian Plain in southeastern Banat, at the foot of the Vrsac Mountains and along the border with Romania. Vrac is one of the oldest Banat towns, known for its specific climate and clean air, because here the winds blow over 200 days a year and constantly purifies the city air. The cultural wealth of this Banat city is great, because it abounds in numerous churches, cultural institutions and buildings of different styles, where each building has its own specific story. Some of the most important sights of Vrsac are the Vrsac Tower – a symbol of the city, the Mesic monastery, the cathedral dedicated to St. Gerhard, Vladicanski Dvor bishopric, Old Pharmacy, Sterija’ House, the St. Cross Chapel, six museums. When we talk about Vrsac, we first think of wine and vineyards. This area is known for its long tradition of growing vines and producing quality wine.
If you head to the north of Vojvodina, the destination that will meet all your expectations is definitely Subotica. Subotica was founded in the Middle Ages, at the touch of European and Balkan cultures, and therefore abounds in rich architecture, and is known as the European city of Art Nouveau. The town hall, the synagogue, the Reichl Palace, are just some of the attractions you can visit in Subotica. Wine lovers know that they will certainly not be disappointed by coming to Subotica and its surroundings, because Subotica wines, “wines from the sand”, are the most famous in the region due to their harmonious taste, intense aroma and softness. A dozen enterprising winemakers offer their wines in wineries and wine cellars on the local Wine Route.
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