15 days in Serbia Itinerary

15 days in Serbia Itinerary

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Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport, Drive to Subotica
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Subotica
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Novi Sad
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zlatibor
— 1 night
Drive
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Nis
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zajecar
— 1 night
Drive
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Belgrade
— 5 nights
Fly

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Subotica

— 1 night
Subotica is a city and the administrative center of the North Bačka District in the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the striking features of City Hall (Gradska kuca), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga, and then explore the world behind art at Modern Art Gallery Likovni Susret. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Gallery Milan Konjovic, then meet the residents at Palic Zoo, then contemplate the waterfront views at Palic Lake, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Subotica online road trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Subotica is an approximately 18-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. When traveling from Washington DC in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Subotica, with highs around 39°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catch the shuttle to Novi Sad.

Things to do in Subotica

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 28 — 29:

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Orthodox Cathedral of St Nicholas and Sremski Karlovci. Get some cultural insight at Fruska Gora Monasteries and Krusedol Monastery. When in Novi Sad, make a side trip to see Staro Hopovo Monastery in Fruska Gora National Park, approximately Fruska Gora National Park away. There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Podrum Probus, don't miss a visit to Dunavska Street, enjoy the sand and surf at Strand, and appreciate the history behind A Girl with the Horn of Plenty Statue.

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You can take a shuttle from Subotica to Novi Sad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Novi Sad can reach 41°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zlatibor.

Things to do in Novi Sad

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 1:

Zlatibor

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tornik, take in the dramatic scenery at Gostilje Waterfall, examine the collection at Sirogojno, then Head underground at Stopica Cave, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Transfiguration Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zlatibor journey planner.

Getting from Novi Sad to Zlatibor by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Nis.

Things to do in Zlatibor

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 2:

Nis

— 2 nights
Niš is the third largest city in Serbia and the administrative center of the Nišava District in southern Serbia. On the 3rd (Mon), appreciate the history behind The Monument of Stevan Sremac and Kalca, admire the landmark architecture of Stambolija House, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral, then ponder the world of politics at The City Hall, and finally steep yourself in history at Nis Fortress. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Pirot Fortress, then learn about winemaking at Vinski Podrum Malca, then delve into the distant past at Skull Tower, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Hram Svetog Pantelejmona.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nis trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zlatibor to Nis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Nis sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zajecar.

Things to do in Nis

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 2 — 4:

Zajecar

— 1 night
Zaječar is a city and the administrative center of the Zaječar District in eastern Serbia. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): examine the collection at Narodni Muzej Zajecar, explore the ancient world of Felix Romuliana in Gamzigrad, and then delve into the distant past at Romuliana, Roman palace at entrance.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Zajecar journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Nis to Zajecar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Belgrade.

Things to do in Zajecar

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 5:

Belgrade

— 5 nights
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Get some cultural insight at Museum of Illusions and Saint Petka's Chapel. Explore hidden gems such as Military Museum and Zepter Museum , Belgrade. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan, examine the collection at Museum of Aviation, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Church, and wander the streets of Knez Mihailova.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Belgrade trip planning website.

You can drive from Zajecar to Belgrade in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 10:

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.