Attractions

Top Choice Fortress in Novi Sad

Petrovaradin Citadel

Towering over the river on a 40m-high volcanic slab, this mighty citadel is aptly nicknamed 'Gibraltar on the Danube'. Constructed with slave labour between 1692 and 1780, its dungeons have held notable prisoners in…
Top Choice Museum in Novi Sad

Gallery of Matica Srpska

First established in Pest (part of modern Budapest) in 1826 and moved to Novi Sad in 1864, this is one of Serbia's most important and long-standing cultural institutions. It's not a mere gallery, but rather a nation…
Area in Novi Sad

Chinese Quarter

Novi Sad's up-and-coming creative district is a ramshackle jumble of cobbled alleys, boat workshops, rehearsal garages, alternative clubs and secret kafane (cafés) hiding behind mounds of rubbish and sprawling veget…
Ruins in Vojvodina

Sirmium Imperial Palace Complex

One of Europe’s oldest towns (settled since 5000 BC), Sremska Mitrovica was once Sirmium – one of the Roman Empire's four capitals and, at its peak, one of the largest cities in the world. Six Roman emperors were bo…
Beach in Novi Sad

Štrand

One of Europe's best by-the-Danube beaches, this 700m-long stretch morphs into a city of its own come summertime, with bars, stalls and all manner of recreational diversions attracting thousands of sun- and fun-seek…
Nature Reserve in Vojvodina

Zasavica

The serene Zasavica reserve is a must-visit for nature lovers; in addition to the rare wetlands flora and fauna, it counts the mangulica pig (an unusual breed of pig with a sheeplike fleece) and beavers – extinct in…
Gallery in Vojvodina

Naive Art Gallery

Despite a population of only 6000, Kovačica village, in Vojvodina's east, has become internationally renowned for its naive art. Local, self-taught painters have produced more than 50,000 works in the village's brig…
Island in Novi Sad

Ribarsko Ostrvo

This small but exceedingly pleasant 'island' (it's technically a peninsula) is a wonderful spot for a Danube-side picnic or lazy stroll. More restaurants, hotels and splavovi (river-barge nightclubs) are opening all…
Monastery in Fruška Gora National Park

Krušedol Monastery

Founded in the early 16th century, Krušedol is an iconic Orthodox monastery, so much so that it's engraved on the 5DIN coin. Despite the large-scale destruction of the monastery and many of its relics by the Turks, …
Lake in Vojvodina

Lake Palić

The resort town of Palić, 8km from Subotica, is home to a 5-sq-km lake popular with boaters, fisherfolk, swimmers and afternoon amblers; there's also a small but well-maintained zoo. The Palić Tourist Information Ce…