12 days in Serbia Itinerary

12 days in Serbia Itinerary

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12 days in Serbia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  18​h 45​min
1
Novi Sad
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Zlatibor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Belgrade
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

3
nights
Novi Sad

Novi Sad ©
The regional and cultural center of northern Serbia, the riverside city of Novi Sad occupies a strategically advantageous position between Belgrade and Budapest.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Kikinda National Museum and Dunavska Street. Get a sense of the local culture at Acumincum Winery and Greek Catholic Church of St. Peter and Paul. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Novi Sad: Palic Lake (in Palic) and Narodni muzej Zrenjanin (in Zrenjanin). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Fruška Gora, kick back and relax at Strand, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, and explore the world behind art at Spomen-zbirka Pavla Beljanskog.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Novi Sad trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Novi Sad is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Novi Sad. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Johannesburg in October, with highs in Novi Sad at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Zlatibor.

Things to do in Novi Sad

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kikinda National Museum, Narodni muzej Zrenjanin, Palic Lake, Acumincum Winery
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Fruška Gora ©
Fruška Gora
Acumincum Winery ©
Acumincum Winery
Dunavska Street ©
Dunavska Street

2
nights
Zlatibor

Zlatibor ©
On the 25th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tornik, then identify plant and animal life at Special Nature Reserve Uvac, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Transfiguration Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Tara, don't miss a visit to Kremansko Prorocanstvo, and then Head underground at Stopica Cave.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Zlatibor holiday app .

Traveling by car from Novi Sad to Zlatibor takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Belgrade.

Things to do in Zlatibor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Special Nature Reserve Uvac, Kremansko Prorocanstvo, National Park Tara
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Special Nature Reserve Uvac ©
Special Nature Reserve Uvac
National Park Tara ©
National Park Tara
Stopica Cave ©
Stopica Cave

5
nights
Belgrade

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Kalemegdan and Saint Petka's Chapel. Skadarlija and Oplenac are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Belgrade: Winery Aleksandrovic (in Topola) and Galerija Naivne Umetnosti (in Kovacica). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ada Ciganlija, examine the collection at Josip Broz Tito Mausoleum, wander the streets of Knez Mihailova, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Belgrade trip maker .

Traveling by car from Zlatibor to Belgrade takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Belgrade are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Belgrade

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Topola, Galerija Naivne Umetnosti
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Skadarlija ©
Skadarlija
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save) ©
St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save)

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