14 days in Serbia Itinerary

14 days in Serbia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Serbia holiday planner

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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. The adventure continues: deepen your knowledge of military history at Petrovaradin Fortress, steep yourself in history at Monastery Petkovac, have fun at X-Combat, and browse the collection at Matica Srpska Library.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Novi Sad planning site.

Washington DC, USA to Novi Sad is an approximately 17-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Novi Sad. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in December; daily highs in Novi Sad reach 43°F and lows reach 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Topola.

Things to do in Novi Sad

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 8 — 10:

Topola

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): do a tasting at Winery Aleksandrovic and then contemplate the long history of Oplenac.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Topola trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Novi Sad to Topola by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Topola are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Nis.

Things to do in Topola

Historic Sites · Wineries
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 11:

Nis

— 3 nights
Niš is the third largest city in Serbia and the administrative center of the Nišava District in southern Serbia. Explore Nis' surroundings by going to Rtanj Mountain (in Boljevac), Ravanica Monastery (in Cuprija) and Soko Grad (in Soko Banja). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Nis Fortress, pause for some serene contemplation at Hram Svetog Pantelejmona, make a trip to The Monument of Stevan Sremac and Kalca, and explore the ancient world of Skull Tower.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nis driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Topola to Nis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Nis sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Despotovac.

Things to do in Nis

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 11 — 14:

Despotovac

— 1 night
Despotovac is a town and municipality located in the Pomoravlje District of the central Serbia. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Prenociste Davidovic, don't miss a visit to Manasija Monastery, then walk around Miniature Park, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Resavska Cave.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Despotovac online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nis to Despotovac takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 42°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Belgrade.

Things to do in Despotovac

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 15:

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 problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Belgrade Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at Ada Ciganlija, and get curious at Nikola Tesla Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Belgrade trip maker tool.

Drive from Despotovac to Belgrade in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Belgrade sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belgrade

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 20:

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.