The municipality of Grocka is located 25 kilometers east from the center of Belgrade and it lies on the right bank of the Danube river.
The landscape of this small town, the panoramic view of the Pannonian Valley ( Panonska nizija), the hills of Šumadija and the Danube river, make Grocka an attractive destination for visitors, hikers, tourists and nature and river lovers.
One of the best attractions in Grocka is Radmilovac, which is an organizational unit of the Agricultural Faculty of the Belgrade University that possesses old indigenous types of fruit. It has at its disposal unique plantings of apples, peaches, apricot, cherries, sour cherries, and vineyards. Within the compound is a hotel built in the traditional country style.
The horse riding club “Urban Cowboy” is a testament of one family’s love and passion for horses. The family has been running the business for about a hundred years.
In Grocka, there are active fishing and hunting associations. The river Danube flows through the territory of the whole municipality and along with the rich urbanized shores, natural surroundings and three river islands, it represents a great location for river tourism which can provide uninterrupted enjoyment in nature.
The Gročanske svecanosti is the biggest traditional event which is being held for decades. They take place at the end of July and at the beginning of August with rich opening and main programs which are consisted of sporting competitions, art workshops, theatre plays, horse-riding activities, and many performers.
Traces of the earliest settlements on the territory of Grocka date back to the Neolithic times. The archeological settlement Belo Brdo is located on the right bank of the Danube river and its name comes from the bright color of the wood terrace where it is located.
The monastery Rajinovac, located in the village of Begaljica, is mentioned in the Turkish inventory documents for the first time in 1528. The miraculous icon of the Birth of the Holy Mother of God is kept inside the monastery church.
Due to the unregulated plantations of fruit and vegetables on the gently sloped terrain, Grocka is also locally known as the small California. On more than 24000 hectares of fertile soil, grapevines and seedlings have been planted.
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