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Guided tour of Novi Sad and the Krusedol monastery

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Guided tour of Novi Sad and the Krusedol monastery

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Departure by coach from Belgrade or Novi Sad. Our excursion begins with a visit to Krusedol Monastery located in the mountainous region of Fruska Gora. More than 16 Orthodox monasteries are spread around the hamlet of Irski Venac, a great opportunity to soak up Serbian art combining Byzantine and Baroque architecture. You will be delighted by the magnificent paintings from the 18th century that adorn this beautiful 16th century monastery.
Our coach will then take us to Novi Sad. Capital of the autonomous region of Vojvodina, Novi Sad is also the second largest town in Serbia, going by the size of its population. The town has a long and troubled history since it was under the rule of Celts, Romans, Franks, Barbarians and Turks until it became part of the Habsburg Empire. It was known as "Petrovaradin” in the past, and the name Novi Sad (meaning ‘new plant') only came into use in 1748. The history of the town was further troubled during the 20th century when after the First World War, the Balkan territories were in turn united and separated under different names, until in 2006 when the town finally became part of an independent Serbia. We'll visit the city center by foot. The old Austro-Hungarian city with its Baroque buildings developed around ancient fortifications. You will be able to see the Episcopal Church as well as the Orthodox Church before continuing up the main street to Freedom square with the old Town Hall, dating from 1895. The coach will be waiting for you near Freedom square to finish the visit with a panoramic tour up the main boulevards leading to the boat.


  • Good walking shoes are recommended.
  • Appropriate clothing required for the visit to the monastery (no shorts or T-shirts, covered shoulders for women and closed shoes).
  • The order of the visits can change.
  • Times are approximate.


This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

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Along the Danube, the Danube delta, the Balkan peninsula and Budapest (port-to-port cruise)

Next departures: 05/05/2021, 30/06/2021, ...


From Romania to Hungary via Serbia, you'll be surprised and delighted by this cruise that will take you to the heart of Eastern Europe. You will discover cities with remarkable landscapes and elegant architecture such as Novi Sad, the capital of the province of Vojvodina regarded as the "Serbian Athens", whose cultural and artistic backgrounds will surprise you. Do not miss out on Ruse, one of the largest ports in Bulgaria and a true melting pot of Bulgarian and Romanian cultures. 

9 Days
Departure 05/05/2021
Arrival 13/05/2021
Ship : MS Vivaldi Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 30/06/2021
Arrival 08/07/2021
Ship : MS L'Europe Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 21/07/2021
Arrival 29/07/2021
Ship : MS Vivaldi Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 07/09/2021
Arrival 15/09/2021
Ship : MS Vivaldi Ship category : PREMIUM
Departure 13/10/2021
Arrival 21/10/2021
Ship : MS L'Europe Ship category : STANDARD

* Price based on double occupancy

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