Head out to this sandy island in the Danube, where on a summer weekend you'll find lots of locals swimming, lounging on the beaches and hanging out at the cafe. Free boats depart from the restaurant Vrške.

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Nearby Slavonia attractions

1. Castle Eltz

0.51 MILES

Closed for several years following the war, the 18th-century Eltz Palace reopened in 2014 as this brilliant museum. Head up the stairs to the 1st floor…

2. Place of Memory: Vukovar Hospital 1991

0.86 MILES

This multimedia museum recounts the tragic events that took place in the hospital during the 1991 siege. The stirring tour takes you through a series of…

3. Vučedol Culture Museum

2.69 MILES

Located 5km downriver from Vukovar, this museum sits on one of Europe's most significant archaeological sites and provides an introduction to the most…

4. Ovčara Memorial

4.73 MILES

Around 6km out of town, en route to Ilok, there’s a turn-off to the Ovčara Memorial, another 4km down the road. This is the hangar where 194 victims from…

5. Bač Fortress

10.6 MILES

For a concentrated hit of Vojvodina’s history, head to Bač, 65km west of Novi Sad. The town’s star attraction is its partially ruined fortress. Records…

6. City Museum

19.84 MILES

Ilok’s principal attraction is this municipal museum located in the Odescalchi Palace high above the Danube, with spectacular river views. The castle was…

7. Kopački Rit Nature Park

20.54 MILES

Only 12km northeast of Osijek, Kopački Rit Nature Park is one of the largest wetlands in Europe: 293 bird species have been recorded here. Formed by the…

8. Gloria Maris

20.83 MILES

Inside the vaults of the old citadel, this museum is dedicated to seashells and marine and freshwater life. It’s the labour of love of Vladimir Filipović,…