Tour to Felix Romuliana is the ultimate treat for all archaeologists or archaeology buffs. This UNESCO’s World Heritage site is considered to be the most preserved imperial palace in Europe, but for some still unknown reason, it’s still not spoiled by mass tourism.

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What to Expect From the Tour to Felix Romuliana in 2024

Even though there are not many stops on this tour, it will fill up your day with different experiences. This “off the beaten path” area will give you the opportunity to feel like a true adventurer. Not only that you’ll have a unique chance to wander around this eighteen centuries old site without any restraints, but you’ll visit one of the best national museums outside of Belgrade. On top of this, you’ll see the controversial Mountain Rtanj with its pyramidal shape. If you are intrigued by Rtanj Mountain, try our Hike Rtanj Pyramid tour.


UNESCO World Heritage Site
✓ Private guide
Avoid mass tourism
✓ Roman heritage
Outstanding local museum
✓ Roadtrip

Tour Flow

#YourSerbiaHost will pick you up from your Belgrade accommodation in the morning (usual start time is 9am). From Belgrade to Felix Romuliana you’ll travel partly on a highway through the valley of Morava River. The valley is known as the only natural passage through the Balkan peninsula.

Felix Romuliana is the palace constructed for Roman Emperor Galerius in the IV century AD. It’s located in the middle of corn fields, close to nearby village Gamzigrad in East Serbia. During the site visit you’ll learn why the Emperor named the palace Felix Romuliana. Was he ever able to live in his luxurious palace? The guide will share stories about why he was remembered as a brutal  Christian prosecutor, and what kind of horrible disease was the cause of his death. You’ll see the location of the nearby hill Magura where both him and his mother were apotheosized.

From Gamzigrad you’ll continue to Zaječar – a lovely local town with an excellent museum which holds original findings from the Felix Romuliana site. The items which couldn’t be preserved in the open were relocated here, such as floor mosaics, statues, decorations, etc . This museum is often regarded as an unexpected highlight of the tour. You’ll also learn a bit about the local history with a walk through the exhibition from prehistory to modern times.

For lunch we will take you to a local restaurant to try some East Serbia cooking.

After lunch you’ll head to Belgrade directly. Usual drop off time is around 6pm.

Good to Know

Fit the tour to match your needs
Tour plan given in this description is not fixed, it’s just result of our perception of most interesting points on this route and result of our own experience. If you want to have this tour customized, let us know.
Tour language
Default language of the tour is English, but if you require #YourSerbiaHost can also give you tour in Russian, German, French, Spanish and of course Serbian.
How to get in touch
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) precautions on your side
  1. Please respect social distancing rules all the time (at least 1m, or 2m when possible)
  2. Please wear face cover while in the vehicle or other closed space (if you don’t have your own, we will provide)
  3. If you develop any respiratory infection symptoms before, during or after the tour, please let us know.
  4. When coughing or sneezing please use tissues or your elbow as cover
  5. Wash hands with soap and water whenever possible, but especially after use of toilet, before and after meals.
Booking the tour
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Philip B
July 24, 2023
The guide was wonderful and had a detailed knowledge of the UNESCO site. Very pleasant to work with and was able to provide an in depth understanding of not only the site but also the history of Serbia. Would recommend this trip highly!

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April 29, 2022
We had fabulous day visiting Felix Romuliana and on our way back we visited Golubac Fortress. The trip, the food, all the new things that we saw, made that sunny day a really great day. Miljan thank you for the lovely day.

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Nicholas S
November 25, 2015
Miljan took me to visit the Felix Romuliana site, providing great info throughout. If you enjoy Roman history, then this is a very fascinating tour. After his guided tour, I was able to just walk around and explore before we headed to the next stop. Unlike some other Roman sites I've been to, you can mostly walk wherever you want, which was nice to be able to see things in as much detail as you like. In addition to the site itself, we went across the beautiful Serbian countryside where Miljan also provided great background info on the region's history and Serbia in general. After visiting the site, he took me to a few other locations, including a stop for some delicious, authentic Serbian food. Miljan is a great tour guide and provided a very enjoyable experience!

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Available departures

This is a daily tour.

Unfortunately, no places are available on this tour at the moment

Details on prices and services

Tour prices (prices are per tour, not per person):
1-3 persons 379€
4-6 persons 459€
7-8 persons 559€
9-19 persons 899€
Services included in the price:
Pickup and drop-off
Driver/guide service
Bottled water
Single-use surgical face mask if you don't have your own
Tour organization
What is extra:
Admission for Felix Romuliana and the Zaječar Museum ~3,5€ per person
Lunch ~18€ per person*
Personal expenses and gratuities
* Price shown is an average price for lunch per person based on restaurant’s menu, but it can vary depending on guest’s demands for food and drinks