15 days in Serbia Itinerary

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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
— 4 nights
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Zlatibor
— 2 nights
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Despotovac
— 2 nights
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Belgrade
— 5 nights
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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.
Get some cultural insight at The Name of Mary Church and Manastir Velika Remeta. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Strand and The Gallery of Matica srpska. There's still lots to do: expand your understanding of the military at Petrovaradin Fortress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery Petkovac, steep yourself in history at Monastery Divsa, and admire the masterpieces at Spomen-zbirka Pavla Beljanskog.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Novi Sad trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Novi Sad is an approximately 19-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. Traveling from Washington DC in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 62°F in Novi Sad. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Zlatibor.
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Zlatibor — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): Head underground at Stopica Cave, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Peter and Paul the Apostles, then identify plant and animal life at Uvac Special Nature Reserve, and finally get in on the family fun at Dino Park. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Prerast u Dobroselici, take in the awesome beauty at Tornik, and then take a peaceful walk through National Park Tara.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Zlatibor trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Novi Sad to Zlatibor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Despotovac.
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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 4th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Vodopad Veliki Buk, Head underground at Resavska Cave, and then stroll around Miniature Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Krupajsko Vrelo, then contemplate the long history of Prenociste Davidovic, and then don't miss a visit to Manasija Monastery.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Despotovac trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Zlatibor to Despotovac takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. August in Despotovac sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Belgrade.
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Belgrade — 5 nights

The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Bring the kids along to Kalemegdan and Skadarlija. Get a sense of the local culture at Nikola Tesla Museum and Knez Mihailova. There's much more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Residence of Princess Ljubica (Konak Kneginje Ljubice, brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Yugoslavia.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Belgrade trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Despotovac to Belgrade takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Belgrade, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) 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.
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