Places you can visit yourself using local public bus transport
Sremski Karlovci were mentioned in the records for the first time in 1308 as the Fortress named Karom. This small town is very important for the history of the Serbs because it was the seat of the Serbian Metropolitanate and the founding place of the Seminary, the second one in the Orthodox world, as well as the Grammar School of Sremski Karlovci, the first school of this type among the Serbs. It is known after monuments of culture and institutions that were founded mainly during the 18th and the 19th century: Patriarch’s Residence – the monumental building from the 19th century, Grammar School of Sremski Karlovci – the oldest Serbian grammar school, Orthodox Cathedral – a Baroque temple dedicated to St. Nicholas, Chapel of Peace – erected at the site where Karlovci peace treaty was signed in 1699, Karlovci Theological School – the boarding school for students of the Seminary, Fountain “Four Lions” – erected to commemorate the completion of the first public water pipeline in Karlovci. The town has a long tradition of grapevine growing and wine production. Information and booking of the guide service at http://www.karlovci.org.rs/
Do Sremskih Karlovaca možete koristiti lokalne autobuse 61, 62, koji polaze sa Međumesne autobuske stanice u Novom Sadu, Bulevar Jaše Tomića 6. Informacije o redu vožnje: http://www.gspns.co.rs/red-voznje-medjumesni
The monasteries of Beočin and Rakovac can be visited most easily by local buses that leave from Novi Sad.
According to the legend, the Serbian Orthodox Monastery Rakovac was built by Raka Milošević, a Great Chamberlain of Duke Jovan Branković. Its name appeared for the first time in 1545. It was restored by the end of the 17th century. The monastery church is dedicated to Saints Cosmas and Damian. You can reach the monastery Rakovac by local bus no. 77 to Stari Rakovac. Information about the bus schedule at http://www.gspns.co.rs/red-voznje/prigradski.
The first written records on the Serbian Orthodox Monastery Beočin date back to the 16th century. The present monastery church, dedicated to Christ’s Ascension dates back to the 18th century. The iconostasis is of great value and it is the work of Teodor Dimitrijević Kračun, Janko Halkozović and Dimitrije Bačević. The park surrounding the monastery is the protected example of landscape and garden architecture. You can reach the monastery Beočin by local bus no. 78 to Beočin Selo. Information about the bus schedule at http://www.gspns.co.rs/red-voznje/prigradski
“Salaš” farmsteads are houses with economic facilities scattered in the sea of Vojvodina flatland. Today they preserve the spirit of the past times, slow life style, homemade food, wine and horses running around the flatland. If you book in advance you can visit:
Salaš 137, Medjunarodni put 137; Closed on Mondays. www.salas137.rs
In the kingdom of silence, pleasant and relaxed atmosphere you will enjoy in horse riding and fiacre rides, as well as in rich offer of Vojvodina specialities.
Pajin salaš, Medjunarodni put 325; www.pajinsalas.com
Pajin salaš is known after good food (Mangulitsa ham hock, chicken pillows, etc.) and good tamburitza players (on weekends).
Brkin salaš, Medjunarodni put 312; www.brkinsalas.rs
Brkin salaš is the estate of the family Matić where you can feel the charms of the life at a “salaš” farmstead with good food and wine.
Mitin salaš, Vuka Kardžića 53; + 381 (0)21 714-712 www.novisad.travel
The following services are available to tourist: good food, wine, playroom with the facility for birthdays organising, riding lessons, visit to the museum and overnight stay.
Equestrian Centre for Rehabilitation, Recreation, Relaxation and Education “U sedlu”
Salaš 341; www.usedlu.org.rs
The Equestrian Centre “U sedlu” offers the activities and therapies for children and adults with special needs with the assistance of horses, as well as team building and leadership programmes with the assistance of horses (certified EAHAE member), organisation of events, and a tailor made concept. The estate itself is of a closed type.
“Salaš” farmsteads at Čenej can be visited by local bus number 35 to Čenej. The bus to Čenej leaves from the Inter-municipal bus station in Novi Sad, Bulevar Jaše Tomića 6. Information about the bus schedule at: http://www.gspns.co.rs/red-voznje/prigradski
Cvejin salaš, a place that is known for its excellent, traditional cuisine is in Begeč. Booking in advance is mandatory. Cvejin salaš *** Begeč, Nikole Tesle 2; www.cvejinsalas.com
In the vicinity, at Begečka jama there are also famous čardas “Kod Braše“ (Begečka jama 56) and “Čarda na jami“ (Begečka jama bb).
The bus to Begeč number 56 leaves from the Inter-municipal bus station in Novi Sad, Bulevar Jaše Tomića 6. Information about the bus schedule at: http://www.gspns.co.rs/red-voznje/prigradski
Kovilj is an old settlement in Bačka with two churches and a monastery. According to the legend, the Serbian Orthodox Monastery Kovilj with the church dedicated to St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel was founded by St. Sava. Its name was mentioned in the records for the first time in the 17th century.
The monastery has had its current outlook since the middle of the 18th century. The iconostasis was painted by Aksentije Marodić, while wood carved pieces were made by Jovan Kistner. The information and announcing of visits: Monastery Kovilj, Duška Vickova Street 51; Phone + 381 (0)21 298 8020, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (group visits should be announced a day in advance).
Serbian Orthodox Church of Christ’s Ascension (Upper Kovilj Church) was built in 1829. Serbian Orthodox Church of St. Thomas the Apostle (Lower Kovilj Church) was built in 1845 at the site of an older church. The information and announcing of visits: Serbian Orthodox Church of St. Thomas the Apostle (Lower Kovilj Church) at Laze Kostića Street 16; father Stevan Lukić – mobile phone + 381 (0) 64 800 4221. + 381 (0) 64 800 4221. It is possible to visit the church upon previous announcement (mandatory in case of group visits). Upon previous announcement the tourists can also visit:
Winery “Do kraja sveta” (“At the End of the World”), Žarka Zrenjanina 13; www.dokrajasveta.com
Agricultural holding of Sava Graorac, Vojvodjanskih Brigada Street 57; +381 (0) 21 298 8558, www.koviljskarakijada.co.rs (mandatory announcement). The bus to Kovilj no. 24 leaves from the Inter-municipal bus station in Novi Sad, Boulevard of Jaša Tomić 6. The information about the bus schedule at: http://www.gspns.co.rs/red-voznje/prigradski
Ledinci – The estate of the family Miljević is in Stari Ledinci. The family is involved in wine growing and cattle breeding. They produce Burgundy and Traminer wines and homemade goat cheese. In addition to domestic cuisine they also offer to tourists the accommodation (in original home resembling facilities and in authentic rural tourist households) categorised with 3*. Make sure to book in advance. Information and booking: “Miljević” Wine Cellar***, Stari Ledinci, Sime Šolaje Street 41; www.podrum-miljevic.co.rs
The Family Winery Antonijević is in Ledinci, Fruškogorska Street 1.
The bus for Stari Ledinci number 76 leaves from the Inter-municipal bus station in Novi Sad, Bulevar Jaše Tomića 6. Information about the bus schedule at:: http://www.gspns.co.rs/red-voznje/prigradski