14 days in Serbia Itinerary

14 days in Serbia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Serbia route planner

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

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Belgrade

— 3 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, take a stroll through Skadarlija, get curious at Nikola Tesla Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Belgrade Zoo.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Belgrade trip itinerary maker.

Washington DC, USA to Belgrade is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Belgrade is 6 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in December, things will get little chillier in Belgrade: highs are around 43°F and lows about 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Despotovac.

Things to do in Belgrade

Parks · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
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Despotovac

— 1 night
Despotovac is a town and municipality located in the Pomoravlje District of the central Serbia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Prenociste Davidovic, then make a trip to Manasija Monastery, then stroll around Miniature Park, and finally Head underground at Resavska Cave.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Despotovac road trip site.

You can drive from Belgrade to Despotovac in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Despotovac, expect temperatures between 42°F during the day and 29°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Nis.

Things to do in Despotovac

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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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 Soko Grad (in Soko Banja), Rtanj Mountain (in Boljevac) and Lazarica (in Krusevac). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Nis Fortress, delve into the distant past at Skull Tower, don't miss a visit to The Monument of Stevan Sremac and Kalca, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hram Svetog Pantelejmona.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Nis road trip planning website.

Drive from Despotovac to Nis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In December, daytime highs in Nis are 43°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Topola.

Things to do in Nis

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Topola

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): do a tasting at Winery Aleksandrovic and then contemplate the long history of Oplenac.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Topola online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Nis to Topola takes 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 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Novi Sad.

Things to do in Topola

Historic Sites · Wineries
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Novi Sad

— 4 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Novi Sad: Zmaj Jovina Street (in Sombor) and Subotica (Modern Art Gallery Likovni Susret & Serbian Orthodox Church). There's lots more to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Petrovaradin Fortress, explore the world behind art at Spomen-zbirka Pavla Beljanskog, examine the collection at The Gallery of Matica srpska, and appreciate the history behind Djura Jaksic Monument.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Novi Sad itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Topola to Novi Sad in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Novi Sad, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 30°F at night. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Novi Sad

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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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.