Ethno villages – Taxi Serbia
Nowhere else on Earth can you feel the traditional spirit of Serbia as intensely as in its ethno villages, scattered across the hidden and most beautiful landscapes this wonderful country has to offer.If you have a spare time between flights and you want to visit Belgrade most immpresive shoping centers,you are at right place!
BeoControl Travel can arrange quick and slick transport to the nearest sight only 30min from airport Nikola Tesla!
Some of most fameous ethno vilages:
1. Terzića avlija
The Terzića avlija ethno village, located on a glade near the village of Zlakuša, is a simply enchanting household comprised out of two old colourful Serbian houses, a salaš, shed, well and a typical 20th century backyard. This both indoor and outdoor museum will win your heart the instant you set foot on it! It winning the most prestigious award in the area of rural tourism – “Turistički cvet” – in 2008 only proves our previous claim about its beauty and authenticity. It’s signature sign is a life-size, ash tree statue of Gvozden Terzić, a Serbian soldier from the Balkan wars.
2. Drvengrad or Kustendorf
Set between mt. Tara and mt. Zlatibor, Drvengrad is an enchanting ethno village made by Emir Kusturica for the purposes of filming “Life is a miracle” and the home of the world famous Kustendorf Film Festival. In this gorgeous oasis just beside Mokra Gora, you can stay in authentic log cabins and enjoy traditional Serbian cuisine. But there’s more – Drvengrad has an art gallery, a library, a cinema called “Underground”, a church dedicated to St. Sava, a cake and souvenir shop, and an ambient you’ll never forget. Of course, your visit to Drvengrad wouldn’t be complete without a ride on the world-famous “Šargan Eight” railroad, a one-of-a-kind tourist museum railway with a rich history and winding route through unimaginably beautiful landscapes.
If you ever wondered how life in a mountain village in the 19th century looked like, there is a place that perfectly portrays the traditions and spirit of Serbian countryside life. Tucked into the vivid scenery of Zlatibor lies the village of Sirogojno. Because of 47 wooden houses, brought from the surrounding villages of Zlatibor and equipped with authentic tools and interior, barns, stoves for baking bread, cauldrons for making rakija, a tavern, a wooden church and over 2,00 exhibits this beautiful place was proclaimed an open-air museum in 1980 and named “Staro selo” (meaning Old village). But the thing that makes this ethno village truly unique are the Sirogojno style sweaters handmade by local weavers. Do you need any more reasons to visit it? We didn’t think so!
4. Rajski konaci
Another dreamy place that will make you forget all about the stress of urban city life is the ethno household Rajski konaci. Located in the village of Leuši?i, under mt. Suvobor, Rajski konaci await to provide you with a bunch of lovely and unique experiences! You can relax in one of their colourful wooden houses surrounded by 17 acres of pastures, orchards and forest land intertwined with mountain rivers, and also participate in mushroom, herb, plum and apple picking, learn to make rakija and get free lessons in making homemade jam and traditional pumpkin pie.
5. Sunčana reka
On the right bank of the Drina river, right between the Gučevo mountain in Serbia and the Majevica mountain in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the Banja Koviljača spa is an utterly unique ethno village. Sunčana reka (translates as Sunny River) is a one-of-a-kind oasis designed for all those who want to rest, relax and enjoy the greenest landscapes. It has several types of amazing accommodation such as the “Nada” and “Drina” guest houses, wooden or brick cottages and a special little village called “Like in the olden days”, courts for almost every sport, and a wide range of recreational activities like horseback riding, archery, music, pilates and wellness programmes, hiking tours, quad-bike and boat rides, etc. Amazing, isn’t it?
Built from the ground up in the traditional “Lala” style, which is typical for the Banat region of Serbia, the Tiganjica ethno village perfectly portrays the way of life in Banat and enables visitors to go back in time and experience the magic of the past.For detailed info,visit serbia.com Accompanied with the sweet music of the Banat tamburica, visitors can participate in cooking of a traditional Shepherd’s stew or fish soup. In this charming Banat ethno village guests can also see and ride purebred horseswhile their children have fun in a playground with ponies.All pictures and text are from serbia.com.And all of that here in Ethno villages – Taxi Serbia.
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