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Join us on a 7km hike to Soko Grad and Zagradje Monastery. The monstaery is dedicated to St. John the Baptist and dates back to the 15th century. Travel writers and historians often describe the cathedral as a unique piece of architecture in the Balkans.
08:00h - Enjoy a traditional, homemade breakfast.
09:00h – Chat with the guide in preparation for the trip.
09:30h – Start the 7km hike to the point located 480m above sea level.
14:00h – Walk through Soko Grad to Crkvicko polje, and wait to be collected by our driver.
15:00h – Arrive back at the hotel.
The Zagrađe Monastery under Soko town is dedicated to St. John the Baptist and dates back to the 15th century and is the endowment of the Stephen Vukčić Kosače. It is located just above Scepan Polje above the constituents of the Piva and Tara rivers, who make the river Drina at that place. The cathedral of the monastery is the most monumental monument of the Kosača governor’s house, described often by very prominent travel writers and historians, shifted as a unique and remarkable achievement of ecclesiastical architecture in the Balkans. In addition to the monastery, a telescope model is used, which is used on the Eiffel Tower, this cultural downtown.
After this beautiful place, we start with a tour through Soko Grad, climbing to the top of the Tara canyon (1300m), going to Crkvičko Polje where we are waiting for a vehicle from the hotel, which we are going back to the hotel. If you are not too tired, you can take a walk with the guide. The guide is full of interesting information about these hidden and sumptuous beauties.
It is recommended to carry a backpack, wind or rain jacket, sun cream, hiking poles (not required), hat or cap, water bottle (plastic or metal).
Lunch and taxes are included in the excursion.