Eastern Serbia compared to other regions in Serbia, the eastern, partly dominated by the Carpathian mountains, is less known and visited, although it possesses unbelievable and wild natural beauty. A visitor looking for an adventure can especially enjoy the unique beauty of these landscapes. The central part of this region take the Homolje mountains with the incredible caves at the heart of Homolje. One of the most impressive caves in Europe is certainly Ceremosnja with 20 m high dome-shaped ceiling and enchanting speleothemes. One should  also mention Rajko’s cave with snow-white calcite of exquisite quality. Zlot’s caves situated on the eastern side of the Kucaj mountains, representing a unique challenge for the lovers of speleology.

The most famous natural attraction is certainly the greatest gorge in Europe, Djerdap, compressing the powerful flow of the Danube river in only 150 m wide gorge at the spot called Kazan. Due to its natural specificity, Djerdap is protected as a national park.

Eastern Serbia is known for the incredible archaeological discoveries, such as Lepenski vir, a prehistoric settlement from IV millennium B.C, which implies that in this territory flourished a unique and complex Stone Age culture, the most progressive culture in Europe at that time. The archaeology lovers will enjoy  many archaeological sites of Roman culture in this area, such as: Diana and Kartas fortresses, and especially the imperial palace of Gamzigrad, a grandiose project of Galerius, the Great Diocletian’s son who wanted to signify the place of his birth by building  GamzigradHe named the palace  Felix Romuliana, after his mother.

Also, the visitors find attractive and interesting the following  monasteries : the most famous among them is Gornjak, situated in the ravine of the Mlava river, built by prince Lazar; Bukovo monastery is located in the surroundings of Negotin, and Koroglas monastery is known due to the legend that a Serbian hero Marko Kraljevic was buried there.

Those who enjoy in spa tourism will be delighted with Sokobanja spa situated in the wide valley of the Moravica river between Ozren and Rtanj mountains. This place is,in fact, a huge park, adorned by a famous Ripaljka waterfall and Bovan reservoir. The spa was named after the fortress Soko-grad, topped at the high rock, built in the Middle Ages on the Roman ruins.  In its vicinity, there is situated Rtanj mountain, with the highest summit-Siljak, in the shape of a volcano, from which one can have a beautiful view on the greater part of Serbia. In this region grow the herbs widely known as ’’Rtanj tea’’.

As the Danube  is a natural border of Serbia with Romania, the same way Stara planina mountain  is a natural border of Serbia with Bulgaria. Another name for this stunning mountain is Balkan, after which the entire peninsula got the name-the Balkans. Lately, this mountain has become a significant tourist destination; it has been invested in the development  of winter tourism, but still there are undiscovered places representing a true heaven  for the lovers of pristine nature.