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Guided tour of Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci

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Guided tour of Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci

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Description

We'll set off by coach to visit the town of 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 on foot. The Austro-Hungarian old town, with its baroque buildings, grew up around the ancient fortifications. We'll get the chance to visit the Episcopal Church as well as an orthodox church before we continue up the main street to Freedom Square where we'll find the 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.
Our coach will continue to the little village of Sremski Karlovci where we'll visit the Cathedral of St Nicholas, built in typical baroque style in 1758, and the first ever secondary school of Serbia dating from the end of the 18th century which has a library housing around 18,000 books. We'll take time to admire one of the most well-known of the town's monuments, the Four Lions Fountain, built in 1799 to celebrate the town's first ever waterworks. Return on board in Novi Sad.

 

Duration : approx. 3:00

  • Good walking shoes are recommended (cobbled and dirt roads in the fortress).
  • The order of the visits can change.
  • Times are approximate.
  • These excursions are not proposed for all the cruises and depend on the itinerary.
  • If the minimum of 25 participants is not reached, the excursion may be either cancelled or proposed at another rate, depending on the number of participants (to be paid for on board).
  • The excursions on the first evening and the morning following boarding are only guaranteed for the passengers who have booked the excursion before the cruise.

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

The beautiful blue Danube, its Delta and the Balkan peninsula (port-to-port cruise)

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PASSAU - MELK - VIENNA - BUDAPEST - OSIJEK - NOVI SAD - BELGRADE - THE IRON GATES - RUSE - GIURGIU - OLTENITA - Bucharest - Constanta - SULINA - TULCEA

From Passau to Tulcea via Budapest and Vienna, these cities rich in culture and history will unveil their secrets. Discover the Schoenbrunn Palace and the beautiful Wachau Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its wooded hillsides, orchards, small villages, vineyards and monasteries, it is the most picturesque part of the Danube and where the majestic Dürnstein Castle stands. In Eastern Europe, 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.

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

Next departure: 20/08/2019
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BUDAPEST - OSIJEK - NOVI SAD - BELGRADE - THE IRON GATES - RUSE - GIURGIU - OLTENITA - Bucharest(1) - Constanta(1) - SULINA - TULCEA

From Hungary to Romania 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
START IN 2019
Departure 30/05/2019
Arrival 07/06/2019
Ship : MS L'Europe Ship category : STANDARD
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Departure 07/07/2019
Arrival 15/07/2019
Ship : MS Vivaldi Ship category : PREMIUM
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Departure 28/07/2019
Arrival 05/08/2019
Ship : MS L'Europe Ship category : STANDARD
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Departure 20/08/2019
Arrival 28/08/2019
Ship : MS L'Europe Ship category : STANDARD

* Price based on double occupancy

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