Šumadija Tour

Bike, vine & spa adventure
Group size: 15
Price:
Days: 6
INCLUSION
  • 5 fully guided rides with support vehicle and professional mechanic
  • 5+ full boards 6 breakfast, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
  • 6 nights at carefully chosen unique 3* accommodation
  • 300 km of countryside, low traffic roads, average 55 km/day
  • 90% paved roads and 10% excellent gravel roads
  • Group size of 5 to 10 plus a group leader
  • transfer from Belgrade Airport to starting point and back
  • e-bike rent option

SIMILAR TOURS

Did you ever travel back through time, on a bike? No? Well now you can with us! Our 6 day, fully supported bike adventure will take you through picturesquely so called “Balkan Tuscany“ region of Šumadia, dotted with medieval castles, monasteries and wineries. All by quite local and wisely chosen country side panoramic roads.Our tours starts from colorfully Serbia’s capital of Belgrade and its fortresses, on river cross of Danube and Sava river, dating from Roman Empire times.

We will be following the ancient wine trails through breathtaking landscapes and panoramic sightseeing points of Serbia. You will dine at some of the finest, carefully chosen, national gourmet spots with domestic and as well organic specialties and savor local wines. We will be staying at authentic lodgings where you will have a chance to experience traditional ethno cabins and guesthouses. We believe that our TdF special designed acoustic evenings will be a moment for remember too. As well you will get a chance to unwind with a relaxing spa session at some of the accommodation

*Track of this fantastic route is easy rolling with several 4-7 km length intermediate hill climbs. Basic physical condition is required. For less prepared riders our e-bikes are available and supported vehicles as well.

 **For group with more specific demands we are open for customization of routes at request in advance

May – September

May 20 – May 26 2019

June 24 – June 30 2019

July 15 – July 21 2019

August 26 – September 1 2019

September 09 – September 15 2019

PRICE: Soon

Welcome and Dobrodošli!

After a group gathering we will take you to accommodation then will start our sightseeing walking tour of Belgrade city center and its famous Kalemegdan fortress. Kalemegdan is a 2,000 year old city fortress in the heart of the city and our guide will present you some of the more interesting historical facts. After a walk, we will enjoy a Belgrade famous riverside for a dinner.

Route: 100% fun by foot

Meals: no meals included

52 km

Our bike adventure starts in the city of Orašac, an hour drive by van from Belgrade. Through vineyard-layered hills at our eyesight we will be riding to a top of the mount Bukulja, where will enjoy a coffee break, then by beautiful and panoramic local roads reach a mount Venčac foothill, learn about local marble mines and visit the famous Aleksandrović Winery where we will enjoy wine tasting and learn about the wine making in this region.

From the winery we will ride up to the Serbian Royal Resort of Oplenac where we will be given a private tour of the estate and the magnificent Church of Saint George as well Kings winery with wines more than 80 years old. After a lunch at the restaurant terrace on the grounds, we will continue our ride on the easy rolling picturesque roads to our final destination of the day, Bukovicka spa park.

We will be staying at the beautiful wooden and stone ethno bungalows overlooking the vineyards. Dinner will be served in the garden and will be followed by music performance on “tambura”, a national string instrument.

Route: 52 km rolling hills (1.160 mva) 95% tarmac 5% excellent gravel

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner included

All of the entry tickets, guided tours and wine tasting included

65 km

If 1st riding day was too easy for you today we are going to have some more fun. After a hearty traditional Serbian breakfast, we will start our ride with an easy downhill 18km ride overlooking mountains and valleys. Our first break will be to visit Takovo Museum of Second Serbian Uprising and a medieval wooden church. Then we are heading up mount Suvobor by breathtaking panoramic paved road.

We will have a lunch at one of the Suvobor mountain peak point at natural environment.

Then we will ride a paved downhill slopes to the beautiful eco. lodging Koštunići, where we will accommodate at unique “barrel apartments” as well we will be served a special dinner from domestic organically growth products, on the lake terrace.

Route: 65 rolling hills with 1 steeper hill sections (1.200 mva) 97% paved 3% excellent gravel roads

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner included 

55 km

After an organic breakfast from naturally made local products, on Eco Kostunici resort restaurant.

Time is to conquer mount Kablar and ride across fabulous Ovcar-Kablar gorge by a paved narrow roads following a rivers meanders.

We start a ride from our accommodation by countryside scenic roads  to beginning of challenging climb on the Kablar mountain (8 km 6%), but we promise that the spectacular panoramic viewpoint at the top will be worth it!

Than by narrow road we are riding along beautiful river meanders, on our way we will pass by several medieval monasteries and will made a snack break at beautiful garden above river meanders.

At city of Cacak where our today ride ends hot roasted “Čačanska“ lamb from a broach, will wait for us at restaurant on river shore.

After a lunch and 1 hour transfer by van we will get to our next destination Vrnjačka spa, where you could enjoy at spa moments in wellness resort. At the evening we will enjoy at many of restaurants at Vrnjačka spa with great choice of domestic and international food specialties and local wines.

Route: 55 km rolling hills and flat with one mnt. climb 8 km(6%) (1.245 mva) 90%paved 10%good gravel

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner included


25km adrenalin rafting + 46km bike ride

It is a time to rise an adrenalin level.

We are heading to river Ibar to get an hi fidelity rafting adventure. All necessary equipment and guides will wait for us.

After 25 km of riding across river linns, van with our loved one bicycles will wait for us. But not before we take a lunch and change at traditional restaurant at river side.

Our today ride will drive us through gorgeous foothill and valleys of mount Goc directly to our spa apartments at Vrnjačka spa. On our way we will visit one of the most important Serbian medieval monastery Žiča.

At dinner, we will enjoy at local gourmet specialties with acoustic moments at lovely local wine house. (our August tour will get to enjoy the famous Vrnjacki Carnival).

Route: 25 km adrenalin river rafting – goal is to have fun and stay dry

           +46 km rolling, 100% paved flat and easy rolling (552 mva)

 Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner included        Rafting fee included

 

87 km

After an pleasant days at Vrnjacka spa we are heading to our longest ride across Gledic mountain valleys.

On our way through picturesquely valleys we will visit 2 monasteries and one wine house. Will ride through some of the oldest villages and have snack at local ethno house.

Descent roads will drive us at city of Kragujevac, known as a capital of Sumadia regon, were we will take an well deserved break and lunch at beautiful park forest at restaurant on a lake shore.

By vans we will have a 1,5 h transfer to Belgrade city. After a change and checking at accommodation we would have and unforgettable Belgrade eve.

Route: 87 km rolling with 3 intermediate hill climb 100% paved

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner included

Bike along Belgrade! around 30km

We recommend that you book a late flight out of Belgrade as we have other interesting things to show you! If time permits, we could have an easy relaxed bike ride at Belgrade Danube and Sava river side, and have a lunch at Danube river shore in authentic Zemun restaurant.

Old city of Zemun once was a border town of Austro Hungarian monarchy, and if you still hunger for more rides and adventures or Danube route bike adventure would be a perfect choice to drive you up the Danube river cities, fortresses and countryside.

Meals: Breakfast

Transfer to Airport included