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
— 3 nights
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Nis
— 3 nights
Drive
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Despotovac
— 2 nights
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Belgrade
— 4 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: Palic Lake (in Palic), Serbian Orthodox Church (in Subotica) and Kikinda National Museum (in Kikinda). There's lots more to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Petrovaradin Fortress, examine the collection at The Gallery of Matica srpska, explore the world behind art at Spomen-zbirka Pavla Beljanskog, and do a tasting at Podrum Probus.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Novi Sad online tour itinerary planner.

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. In January in Novi Sad, expect temperatures between 41°F during the day and 28°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Nis.

Things to do in Novi Sad

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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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. Venture out of the city with trips to Soko Grad (in Soko Banja), Ravanica Monastery (in Cuprija) and Rtanj Mountain (in Boljevac). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Nis Fortress, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lazarica, don't miss a visit to King Aleksandar Monument, and appreciate the history behind The Monument of Stevan Sremac and Kalca.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nis travel route app.

Getting from Novi Sad to Nis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Nis are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Despotovac.

Things to do in Nis

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Despotovac

— 2 nights
Despotovac is a town and municipality located in the Pomoravlje District of the central Serbia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gornjak Monastery, explore the fascinating underground world of Resavska Cave, then walk around Miniature Park, and finally make a trip to Manasija Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Krupajsko Vrelo and then don't miss a visit to Pokajnica Monastery.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Despotovac travel 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. Expect a daytime high around 40°F in January, and nighttime lows around 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Belgrade.

Things to do in Despotovac

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Belgrade

— 4 nights
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Step out of Belgrade with an excursion to Oplenac in Topola--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, visit Skadarlija, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple, and take a stroll through Knez Mihailova.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Belgrade holiday planner.

Getting from Despotovac to Belgrade by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Belgrade can reach 41°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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.