Vojvodina attractions

Top Choice Fortress in Novi Sad

Petrovaradin Fortress

Towering over the river on a 40m-high volcanic slab, this mighty citadel, considered Europe's second-biggest fortress (and one of its best preserved), is aptly nicknamed 'Gibraltar on the Danube'. Constructed using …
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 nationa…
Top Choice Synagogue in Subotica

Synagogue

Subotica's first art nouveau building is the splendid 1902 synagogue designed by Marcell Komor and Deszö Jakab. Its stylised decorations in the form of tulips and peacock feathers are typical of the Hungarian Secess…
Top Choice Museum in Vojvodina

Museum of Srem

The regional museum in the town of Sremska Mitrovica has a rich collection spanning prehistoric, Roman and medieval periods. Its undisputed highlight are the numerous archaeological findings from Sirmium, including …
Top Choice 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…
Gallery in Novi Sad

Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina

Near to the Museum of Vojvodina's main building is this annexe. It is home to the city's premier collection of Serbian (particularly Vojvodinian) and international contemporary art from the second half of the 20th c…
Museum in Novi Sad

City Museum of Novi Sad

Within the Petrovaradin Fortress's walls, this city museum has worthwhile exhibitions on the citadel's history, military equipment and Novi Sad civic life between the 18th and 20th centuries (don't miss the gorgeous…
Fortress in Vojvodina

Bač Fortress

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 indicate it was first built in AD 873, before being annexed, re…
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 and afternoon amblers; its water isn't approved for swimming, but there's an outdoor thermal pool. The park is …
Museum in Novi Sad

Museum of Vojvodina

This worthwhile museum houses historical, archaeological and ethnological exhibits. The main building covers Vojvodinian history from Palaeolithic times to the late 19th century. Nearby, at building 37, which also h…