Explore the castles built by once-famous families from this area. They are romantic jewels of Vojvodina, magnificent witnesses of long-gone times and guardians of a forgotten tradition. Their architecture will fascinate you, their charm will captivate you and their legends will intrigue you.
This tour starts with a visit to the castle Ečka in the vicinity of the city of Zrenjanin. As many other castles, this one also hides mystery stories about the curse of riches, gambling, murders, tragic loves… The castle was often visited by the Austro-Hungarian crown-prince Franz Ferdinand and Serbian Crown Prince Aleksandar Karađorđevic. Today, it is a popular place for nature lovers and those who want to spend a day in silence.
Continue to Bečej to visit the Fantast Castle, built on land once owned by Bogdan Dunđerski. Here, you’ll hear a story about the Dunđerski family, once the richest and the most influential family in Vojvodina. You’ll hear many myths but also the truths, and controversial stories about the richest family of Vojvodina.
Visit the church where Uros Predić gave murals replacing the images of saints with the characters of the local people. Those who wish, will have the opportunity for a short ride or stroll through the parks of the castle.
After the visit to Fantast, we’ll continue to Kulpin, where we’ll visit another castle of the Dunđerski family. This place is also well-known as the birthplace of two Serbian Patriarchs – Stevan Stratimirovic and George Brankovic. The property is surrounded by a beautiful park that is a natural monument arboretum of rare plant species. We’ll also visit the Vojvodina Museum of Agriculture.
We’ll continue the journey towards Čenej to one of the farms, where we’ll enjoy the slow food that is, actually, the concept of Vojvodina’s life – slowly and gingerly. We’ll enjoy the traditional dishes in the shade of the old mulberry trees (without which the farm and can not be a farm in Vojvodina).
- Licensed English speaking guide (or other language speaking on request)
- Transfer by bus according to the program
- Entrance fee to Ečka, Fantast and Kulpin castles, Vojvodina Museum of Agriculture
- Lunch at traditional authentic farm