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
— 3 nights
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Nis
— 3 nights
Drive
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Topola
— 1 night
Drive
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Belgrade
— 5 nights
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Novi Sad

— 3 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Novi Sad: Serbian Orthodox Church (in Subotica), The Church of Saint Apostles (in Apatin) and Zmaj Jovina Street (in Sombor). There's lots more to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Petrovaradin Fortress, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, have fun at X-Combat, and see the interesting displays at The Gallery of Matica srpska.

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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. 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 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nis.

Things to do in Novi Sad

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 17 — 20:

Nis

— 3 nights
Niš is the third largest city in Serbia and the administrative center of the Nišava District in southern Serbia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nis: Ravanica Monastery (in Cuprija), Manasija Monastery (in Despotovac) and Soko Grad (in Soko Banja). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Rtanj Mountain, pause for some photo ops at The Monument of Stevan Sremac and Kalca, pause for some serene contemplation at Hram Svetog Pantelejmona, and get a sense of history and politics at The City Hall.

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Traveling by car from Novi Sad to Nis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Nis are 43°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Topola.

Things to do in Nis

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:

Topola

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Winery Aleksandrovic and then steep yourself in history at Oplenac.

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You can drive from Nis to Topola in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Topola, expect temperatures between 42°F during the day and 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Belgrade.

Things to do in Topola

Historic Sites · Wineries
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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, engage your brain at Nikola Tesla Museum, stop by Skadarlija, and get a taste of the local shopping with Knez Mihailova.

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You can drive from Topola to Belgrade in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Belgrade sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 30°F at night. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Belgrade

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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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.