14 days in Serbia Itinerary

14 days in Serbia Itinerary

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Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport, Drive to Novi Sad
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Novi Sad
— 2 nights
Drive
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Topola
— 1 night
Drive
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Nis
— 3 nights
Drive
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Despotovac
— 1 night
Drive
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Belgrade
— 5 nights
Fly

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Novi Sad

— 2 nights

Serbian Athens

The regional and cultural center of northern Serbia, the riverside city of Novi Sad occupies a strategically advantageous position between Belgrade and Budapest.
Go for a jaunt from Novi Sad to Subotica to see Serbian Orthodox Church about 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Petrovaradin Fortress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery Petkovac, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and have fun at X-Combat.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Novi Sad vacation builder tool.

Washington DC, USA to Novi Sad is an approximately 17-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Novi Sad due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in December, with highs in Novi Sad at 43°F and lows at 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Topola.

Things to do in Novi Sad

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Topola

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Winery Aleksandrovic and then steep yourself in history at Oplenac.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Topola trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Novi Sad to Topola in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Topola can reach 42°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Nis.

Things to do in Topola

Historic Sites · Wineries
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 18:

Nis

— 3 nights
Niš is the third largest city in Serbia and the administrative center of the Nišava District in southern Serbia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nis: Soko Grad (in Soko Banja), Lazarica (in Krusevac) and Rtanj Mountain (in Boljevac). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Nis Fortress, make a trip to The City Hall, admire the striking features of Ravanica Monastery, and pause for some photo ops at The Monument of Stevan Sremac and Kalca.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Nis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Topola to Nis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Despotovac.

Things to do in Nis

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:

Despotovac

— 1 night
Despotovac is a town and municipality located in the Pomoravlje District of the central Serbia. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Prenociste Davidovic, make a trip to Manasija Monastery, then stroll around Miniature Park, and finally Head underground at Resavska Cave.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Despotovac trip planner.

Drive from Nis to Despotovac in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. December in Despotovac sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 29°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Belgrade.

Things to do in Despotovac

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:

Belgrade

— 5 nights
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Belgrade is known for historic sites, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, kick back and relax at Ada Ciganlija, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Belgrade Zoo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Belgrade road trip app.

You can drive from Despotovac to Belgrade in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Belgrade, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 30°F at night. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Belgrade

Parks · Museums · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 27:

Serbia travel guide

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Historic Sites · Room Escape Games · Churches
A country of wild landscapes and wilder nights, Serbia is renowned for its diversity and hospitality. It's a land of rich history with an abundance of monuments dating back to prehistory, ancient times, and the Middle Ages. Some of the country's most famous attractions are the medieval monasteries, many of which are still active and open to visitors. Major cities like Belgrade, Novi Sad, and Niš, are bustling hubs where you can immerse yourself in the arts, cafe culture, and all-night partying. Take a trip into the countryside crisscrossed with rivers and explore the lush plains, untouched forests, clear lakes, and rugged mountains. Welcoming villages offer an abundance of hospitality, and numerous spa resorts give you the opportunity to relax and rejuvenate in a tranquil atmosphere. Serbian cuisine is very diverse, so whichever region you visit, make sure to try some of the local specialties.