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Tour Overview


8 days/ 7 nights cycling selfguided holiday along the Danube from 560 EUR

We provide the maps, detailed route instructions and logistical back-up, leaving you to cycle in freedom
Following the Danube you will discover natural beauties of this region but also reach historical and cultural inheritance of many different civilizations which left their traces in the Balkans. Join this trip and discover the river that unites Europe….

6 Days of cycling with daily distances ranging from 45km to 80km mostly on flat terrain. There are a few couple kilometers long climbs in the Iron Gate section.

Cycling grade:  cycling tour cycling tour

Please read and respect ACE Responsible Tourism Policy.
Before you come on this trip please carefully read Rules of Bicycling Safety.

Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrival and transfer to Belgrade

Arrival Belgrade airport and hotel check in. Night in 3 star hotel.

Meals: /

DAY 2 Belgrade and cycling to Skorenovac village

The ride starts with a city cycling tour where you will take you from a lively Belgrade’s streets to a peaceful dirt track which follows the Danube towards the town of Pancevo. From Pancevo you cycle to Skorenovac village- the most southern Hungarian settlement in Europe. Accommodation in private pensions and dinner in a local Hungarian restaurant. Total cycling distance 58km on flat terrain (47km of asphalt and 11km of unpaved road). Accommodation in local homes. Diner in local restaurant.

Meals: B, D

DAY 3 Cycling Smederevo Loop

Today you will explore the area and cycle via town of Kovin to Smederevo and its famous fortress. Smederevo Fortress is situated on a wide plateau at the confluence of the rivers Jezava and Danube. The Smederevo Fortress was built between 1427 and 1430 and was temporary capital of Serbia . Smederevo is the largest medieval lowland type of fortresses in Europe. You will continue your cycling tour with a loop ride via Kulic village and return to Skorenovac at the end of the day. Night in Skorenovac. Accommodation in private pensions. Total cycling distance 50km on flat terrain (39.5km on asphalt road and 10.5km on unpaved road).

Meals: B, D

DAY 4 Cycling Skorenovac- Srebrno Jezero (Silver Lake)

Cycling along the river on unpaved road (approx. 20km) and through Nature Park Deliblatska Pescara. Crossing the Danube on simple ferry from Stara Palanka to Ram and continue to famous resort Srebrno Jezero where you will stay next two nights. Night in 3* hotel in Srebrno Jezero resort. Total cycling distance 60km, flat terrain (55km asphalt road, 5km unpaved road).

Meals: B

DAY 5 Silver Lake and Viminacium Loop

Today you will discover one of the most important Roman archeological site in this part of the world. Hidden under the fields of the corn for the centuries, the ancient city of Viminacium is rightly called Balkan Pompeii. Since the first systematic explorations in 1882, over 14.000 graves were excavated with 40.000 various historical artifacts of which more than 700 gold and silver artifacts. This Roman military camp of 6000 soldiers was the capital of Roman province of Upper Moesia (today’s Serbia). It occupies a surface area of over 460 hectares. You will cycle from the Silver Lake resort to Viminacium and then make a loop itinerary and return to the Silver Lake via Ram and Zatonje. Night in 3* hotel in Srebrno Jezero resort. Total cycling distance 80km (asphalt road, flat terrain and some long but easy climbs).

Meals: B

DAY 6 Cycling Srebrno Jezero- Golubac Fortress- National Park Djerdap- Lepenski Vir archaeological site- Donji Milanovac

First stop will be Golubac fortress after 25km long ride. You enter gorge of Djerdap and along the river through national park. Visit Lepenski Vir- an impressive archeological site from Mesolithic period. Continue to cycle to Donji Milanovac town. Accommodation in local homes. Total cycling distance 80km on asphalt road (a few climbs couple km long and with max ascend of 150m).

Meals: B, L

DAY 7  Cycling Donji Milanovac- Kladovo

Continue cycling through national park Djerdap. Visit Diana Fortress from 2nd century a.d. Night in hotel in Kladovo. Total cycling distance 64km on asphalt road (a few climbs couple km long with max ascend of 200m). Night in 4* hotel in Kladovo.

Meals: D

Day 8 Transfer to Belgrade airport (3h)

Meals: B

ACE keeps rights to change daily itineraries.

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Dates & Prices

The tour is available from April to end of October.

Tour cost is 560 Euros.

The price is based on double room occupancy and minimum group size of 2 people. Single person departure supplement 210EUR.
Single room supplement 160 Euros.

We could organize car or van transportation to/ from the tour starting point what is not included in the tour price.

Longer or shorter options are available

Optionally:
Bicycle rental (21 speed touring bicycle) – 80 Euros
Single room supplement – 160 Euros
High season supplement (July and August) – 80 Euros per person