In the middle of Panonian depresion, along right bank of Danube, 80 kilometers long, 15 kilometers wide, as a big island, lies in the mountain which was inhabited by the Franks and its name origins from the enthonyme ‘Frank’, which was an island when Pannonian Sea used to splash the Dinar Mountains.
It is proclaimed to be the national park in 1960, the member of the Federation of Nature and National Parks of Europe-EUROPARC- lying on 25525 square kilometres.The monasteries in this Fruska Gora built from 15th to 18 th century are invaluable cultural and historic treasure under the protection of UNESCO.
Its valleys and slopes are covered with meadows, pastures and cornfields. There are orchards and vineyards with famous wine cellars on the slopes and parts above 300 meters are covered with dense forests.This is the biggest concentration of lime trees in Europe and the forest clearing have about 700 kinds of medicinal herbs. Orchids are very special. There are about 32 species and 14 famlies of orchids, from which the biggest part is protected as a natural rarity and they should not be picked up. One should not miss the turquoise Lednicko Lake, near the village Stari Ledinci, in the middle of the national park on 300metres of height above sea level, 45 to 50 metres deep...
In the 16th century there were 35 monasteries in Fruska Gora many of them could not resist the time or human hand, so the biggest part of them is renovated and 16 of them make a true chain of the time.The first churches were built according to the building and artistic tradition from the time of the Serbian despot rulers and to the artistic tradition of Ras. During great Vienna war (1683-1699) many of them destroyed and during 18th century they were renovated and newly built churches got characteristics of baroque sytle.
The monastery Krusedol, along with the church of Annunciation, is the most important religious, national, cultural and historic monument of Fruska Gora. Besides Krusedol, the monastery Novo Hopovo is one of the most important monastries of Frıuska Gora, the second residence of metropolitans of Belgrade and Srem in 16th and 17th century .
Fruska Gora does not have its own airport, but it has easy access to airports in region by public transport. The closest airport is Nikola Tesla International Airport in Belgrade and it is about 80 km far from Fruska Gora. Fruska Gora is a mountain between Sremski Karlovci - Novi Sad.
After arriving by plane to Belgrade Nikola Tesla International Airport we can arrange for you transportation services to Fruska Gora or central intercity bus station of Belgrade. Please send a request via our link
It is worth to have a look our tour to Sremski Karlovci and Novi Sad in the northern Serbia.