Industrial heritage in Serbia

In Serbia, industrial heritage has its traces from XVIII century. It develop in Vojvodina, northern province of Serbia (food industry, irrigation systems, traffic network), than in XIX century in Central part of Serbia.

Since, Serbia was whole XIX century in struggle over its independence, beginning of industry is closed to state institutions, mostly weapons and ammunition, later on even small workshops for production of leather and cloth has its importance in Serbian industry.

Nowadays, lots of buildings are abandoned to the ravages of time, and Museum of science and technique try to keep all those important sights from forgetfulness. Join our tour and explore only part of Serbian industrial heritage!

From it's beginning to the modern age

Mali Stapar, located 10 km from Sombor, was built with purpose in 1802. after opening of Great Channel that was built by Austro-Hungarians. In village lock is located, one of 4 that was than on Great Channel built 1793. After this lock, village get mill and that was reason for village develop. Mill has same look as in 1848 when its built. It is only remain of 5 that was built on Great Channel in that time.

Mining basin Kolubara, it is unique basin where after decades of lignite exploitation it represent largest surface mine in the Balkan and it represent unique tourist attraction, as well as Valjevo, small town on Kolubara River with old part of the city called Tešnjar, where old workshops still work and keep its tradition and hydropower station “Pod gradom” in Užice, built in 1900., it was first electric station in Serbia built by Tesla principles of polyphase electricity after hydropower station on Niagara halls.

Hydropower station in Ivanjica, built in 1911. It is cultural monument of great importnace, and its consist of lake and waterfall. Gamzigrad hydropower station, that has status like mini power 100 years old station-museum.

1. day, Belgrade, Sombor

  • Arrival to Belgrade’s airport & transfer to Sombor
  • Sightseeing
  • Accommodation, dinner & overnight

2. day, Bački Petrovac, Kulpin, Novi Sad

  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeings: Mali Stapar, Bački Petrovac, Kulpin & lunch
  • Accommodation & overnight stay in Novi Sad

3. day, Sremski Karlovci, Fruška Gora

  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing: Novi Sad, Sremski Karlovci, Fruska Gora; Wine tasting & snack
  • Accommodation & overnight

4. day, Belgrade

  • Breakfast, departure towards Belgrade
  • Sightseeings: Belgrade industrial heritage
  • Dinner & overnight in Belgrade

5. day, Belgrade

  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing Belgrade & Lunch
  • Overnight

6. day, Kolubara, Valjevo, Užice, Ivanjica

  • Breakfast, departure towards Ivanjica
  • Sightseeing Kolubara, Valjevo, Užice & Lunch in Valjevo
  • Accommodation & overnight in Ivanjica

7. day, Studenica, Devils town, Niš

  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing Ivanjica, Devils Town & Niš
  • Accommodation, dinner & overnight in Niš

8. day, Sićevo gorge, Zaječar

  • Breakfast, departure towards Zaječar
  • Sightseeing Niš, Gamzigrad
  • Accommodation, dinner & overnight in Zaječar

9. day, Bor, Lisine, Belgrade

  • Breakfast, departure towards Bor
  • Sightseeing: Bor, Lisine & lunch
  • Accommodation & overnight in Belgrade

10. day, Belgrade

  • Breakfast
  • Transfer to airport

Tour Includes

  • transfers services
  • hotel accommodation in double/twin rooms on BB basis & 1 overnight in monasteir Studenica
  • full board starting from day 02 up to day 06
  • entry fees & visits to sights according to this tour program
  • licensed guide in english language
  • tour organization / agency support during the tour

Tour Exclude

  • flight tickets
  • optional tours & offers according to this tour program
  • personal expenses