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Tvrdos Monastery, Trebinje
(4.5/5 based on 85 reviews on the web)
Taste wines made in the centuries-long monastic tradition at Tvrdos Monastery. Legend has it that the 15th-century Orthodox monastery was constructed on the site of an earlier church that was erected by Roman Emperor Constantine and his mother, St. Helen. You can still see the fourth-century foundations of the ancient Roman church. The monastery houses a 15th-century stone cellar and a new, modern cellar. Try to recognize the traces of peaches, kiwi, and honey in white wines and cherries or figs in red wines. The monastery also treasures an important relic--the hand of an unknown saint, probably the queen mother of Serbian medieval kings Milutin and Dragutin. Using our online itinerary creator, Trebinje attractions like Tvrdos Monastery can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This monastery is very interesting, produce wines, Mead and other products that we could try and buy. The visit is worth. Go in the morning that there are fewer people
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  • Very nice and lovely place. Miroslav welcomed me and showed me the wine cellar. I also paid a little of money for tasting the Zilavska and Vranac vintages, excellent. I could also try a shot of Vinija...  more »
  • We were here on a very rainy day and had a great time. The visit took about 1-1.5 hours. A man working at the place told us a lot about the monastery and their wine making tradition. We had a really n...  more »