15 days in Serbia Itinerary

15 days in Serbia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Serbia holiday maker

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Belgrade
— 4 nights
Drive
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Topola
— 1 night
Drive
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Zlatibor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nis
— 1 night
Drive
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Novi Sad
— 3 nights
Drive
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Palic
— 2 nights
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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.
Attractions like The National Assembly and Room Escape Games make great kid-friendly stops. Explore hidden gems such as Ružica and Crkva Svetog Marka. There's much more to do: engage your brain at Nikola Tesla Museum, see the interesting displays at Museum of Aviation, contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Belgrade trip builder website.

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 January, daytime highs in Belgrade are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Topola.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 5:

Topola

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Winery Aleksandrovic and then contemplate the long history of Oplenac.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Topola journey builder tool.

You can drive from Belgrade to Topola in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 40°F, and evening lows to 27°F. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zlatibor.

Things to do in Topola

Historic Sites · Wineries
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 6:

Zlatibor

— 2 nights
On the 7th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Stopica Cave, then admire the sheer force of Gostilje Waterfall, then examine the collection at Sirogojno, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Transfiguration Church. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tornik, get in on the family fun at Dino Park, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at National Park Tara, and finally don't miss a visit to Kremansko Prorocanstvo.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Zlatibor trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Topola to Zlatibor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nis.

Things to do in Zlatibor

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 8:

Nis

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

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nis travel route planner.

Getting from Zlatibor to Nis by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. January in Nis sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 26°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Novi Sad.

Things to do in Nis

Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 9:

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sremski Karlovci and The Synagogue. Kids will enjoy Room Escape Games and Dunavska Street. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Name of Mary Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Strand, explore the world behind art at Spomen-zbirka Pavla Beljanskog, and don't miss a visit to Svetozar Miletic Square.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Novi Sad online itinerary planner.

Drive from Nis to Novi Sad in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Palic.

Things to do in Novi Sad

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 9 — 12:

Palic

— 2 nights
Palić is a town in Serbia, from Subotica, and from the border between Serbia and Hungary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Palic Zoo, then explore the activities along Palic Lake, then explore the world behind art at Modern Art Gallery Likovni Susret, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Palic day trip planner.

You can drive from Novi Sad to Palic in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°F in January, and nighttime lows around 26°F. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Palic

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 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.