Meet the city of love, wind and wind, where traditions and contemporary trends of life overlap.
Located on the edge of the Pannonian Plain, alongside the Romanian Border, Vršac is known for its specific climate and clean air, with the winds blowing during more than 200 days a year constantly. The cultural wealth of this city is vast, because it abounds in many churches, cultural institutions and buildings of different styles.
Especially known for its vineyards, this region is famous for its long tradition of growing grapevine and producing quality wines, which represents a great opportunity for those who want to discover wine regions beyond France.
If you are an adventurous type, Vrsac is the right place for you. This town located in the southeast of the Banat, has much to offer in addition to rich culture and history. Considering that the city itself is located at the foot of the Vršac hills, and the climatic conditions are such that the wind blows here 200 days a year, this is an ideal area for the development of paragliding. The association that is responsible for the development of paragliding in this area is called “Explore Serbia”. This association was founded for the development of the adventurous spirit and promotion of rural tourism in Serbia and the Balkans. The founder Tatjana Anić says that the association promotes sustainable tourism and ecological awareness. According to her, paragliding does not require any previous experience, nor physical fitness, only good will and desire to fly are needed. In terms of gear – it is best to wear several layers of comfortable sports clothes, and each traveler must sign a statement of responsibility. The flight takes place in tandem with the instructor. He gives a short training before the flight, which means getting acquainted with equipment, mastering the paraglider dome control technique on the ground, and then you are off to a tandem flight. The height and length of the flight depend on weather conditions, the duration is usually 15-20 min. The flight takes place on the Vršac hill, one of the best paragliding sites in Serbia. The transportation to Vr[šc is organized independently, and the paragliding instructor drives you to the airport.
What to visit?
THE MESIĆ MONASTERY
Dating back to 15t century, this is one of the most important monasteries in the south-east Banat. Wall painting consists of three layers of frescoes from the 16th to the 19th century. The Temple is adorned with a miraculous power icon located on the throne of the Mother of God, which originated from Atos and arrived in the Mesić Monastery in 1803.
THEODORE OF VRŠAC CHURCH
The temple of St. Theodore of Vršac was erected in 2002 in honour of St. Theodore of Vršac, on the Vršački Breg. The Bishop of Vršac, Teodor Nestorović, in 1594 led the uprising of the people of the Banat against the Turks.
This Gothic style cathedral is the largest Roman Catholic church in Serbia, built between 1860 and 1863. The interior of the church is richly decorated with altar paintings, stained-glass windows, sculptures and carved furniture. The organ has a special value, so the cathedral also represents a concert hall, where many choirs and famous singers perform.
This authentic restaurant with local cuisine specialties is a combination of tradition and modern demands of consumers. The interior of the ethno-house is made of wood, and the ambience of the restaurant itself takes you back to the ancient times of our ancestors. Here visitors can enjoy in the specialties of national cuisine and a wide range of wines from the local winery, as well as home-made brandy.
Located in the proper wine cellar, with an authentic ambience, the winery was created as a continuation of the long family tradition of wine production. It is distinguished by the production of pink desert wine called “Berrmeto” and “Late Vintage Barrique”.
Hotel Vila Breg
Hotel Villa Breg 4 star is located at 170 meters above sea level, at the foot of the mountains of Vrsac.
Sophisticated look, healthy food and friendly staff will take care of your unique experience.
All food prepared within hotel is healthy and organic, offering variety of traditional Pannonian and Serbian specialities, but also international cuisine. The hotel is also ideal for business meetings and incentives, having the capacity to seat more than 300 guests in different halls. The Spa & Wellness center brings harmony, peace and so powerful sense of satisfaction, offering a wide range of massages and beauty treatments.