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
— 1 night
Novi Sad
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
— 1 night
— 6 nights


Subotica — 1 night

Subotica is a city and the administrative center of the North Bačka District in the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia. On the 2nd (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Ivan Saric Monument and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of City Hall (Gradska kuca), contemplate the waterfront views at Palic Lake, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Palic Zoo, and finally explore the world behind art at Modern Art Gallery Likovni Susret.

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Washington DC, USA to Subotica is an approximately 18-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. When traveling from Washington DC in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Subotica: temperatures range from 39°F by day to 27°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the shuttle to Novi Sad.
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Fruska Gora Monasteries and Staro Hopovo Monastery. Attractions like Room Escape Games and Dunavska Street make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Sremski Karlovci, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Upper Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Name of Mary Church, and stroll through Strand.

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Traveling by shuttle from Subotica to Novi Sad takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Novi Sad sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 28°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zlatibor.
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Zlatibor — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): Head underground at Stopica Cave, then admire the sheer force of Gostilje Waterfall, then see the interesting displays at Sirogojno, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Peter and Paul the Apostles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tornik, then find something for the whole family at Dino Park, then take in the awesome beauty at National Park Tara, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Transfiguration Church.

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Drive from Novi Sad to Zlatibor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nis.
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Nis — 1 night

Niš is the third largest city in Serbia and the administrative center of the Nišava District in southern Serbia. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hram Svetog Pantelejmona, contemplate the long history of Nis Fortress, and then cool off at Bazen Cair.

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You can drive from Zlatibor to Nis in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Nis can reach 41°F, while at night they dip to 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Belgrade.
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Belgrade — 6 nights

The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Attractions like Museum of Illusions and Saint Petka's Chapel make great kid-friendly stops. Step off the beaten path and head to Military Museum and Museum of Aviation. There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take a stroll through Skadarlija, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ružica, and explore the world behind art at Zepter Museum , Belgrade.

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You can drive from Nis to Belgrade in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 41°F, and evening lows to 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Serbia travel guide

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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.