14 days in Serbia Itinerary

14 days in Serbia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Serbia journey planner

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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, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get to know the resident critters at Belgrade Zoo, and don't miss a visit to Knez Mihailova.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Belgrade attractions planner.

Washington DC, USA to Belgrade is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Belgrade due to the time zone difference. In December, Belgrade is slightly colder than Washington DC - with highs of 43°F and lows of 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Despotovac.

Things to do in Belgrade

Parks · Museums · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 5:

Despotovac

— 1 night
Despotovac is a town and municipality located in the Pomoravlje District of the central Serbia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Prenociste Davidovic, then make a trip to Manasija Monastery, then stroll around Miniature Park, and finally Head underground at Resavska Cave.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Despotovac online day trip planner.

You can drive from Belgrade to Despotovac in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Despotovac can reach 42°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Nis: 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, explore the ancient world of Skull Tower, ponder the world of politics at The City Hall, and pause for some photo ops at King Aleksandar Monument.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nis online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Despotovac to Nis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In December in Nis, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 29°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Topola.

Things to do in Nis

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 6 — 9:

Topola

— 1 night
On the 10th (Tue), do a tasting at Winery Aleksandrovic and then steep yourself in history at Oplenac.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Topola trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nis to Topola takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in December, and nighttime lows around 30°F. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Novi Sad.

Things to do in Topola

Historic Sites · Wineries
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 10:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Novi Sad: Palic Lake (in Palic), Subotica (Serbian Orthodox Church & Modern Art Gallery Likovni Susret) and The Church of Saint Apostles (in Apatin). And it doesn't end there: expand your understanding of the military at Petrovaradin Fortress, browse the collection at Matica Srpska Library, have fun at X-Combat, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery Petkovac.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Novi Sad itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Topola to Novi Sad takes 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Novi Sad

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 10 — 14:

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.