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Tours and Itineraries

The website VisitSerbia.org, in collaboration with the Serbian Association for developing tourism Visit Vojvodina and Magelan Corporation offers the biggest selection of tours both in Belgrade than around Serbia. Sightseeing and excursions and tours of the main cities and attractions.

Here some examples:

Belgrade Sightseeing

A guided walking tour through the centre of Belgrade, discovering all famous sites of the Serbian capital: walking through Belgrade fortress and Kalemegdan Park an experience their monumental proportions, find out why they are the most important cultural and historical complex in Belgrade. See also: Belgrade Sightseeing Tours

Novi Sad Sightseeing

Discover Novi Sad an European city of many cultures, known for its multiethnic citizens, or attend the popular EXIT festival in the summer.


If you have a day or two and you want to visit surrounding of Belgrade and Novi Sad, the experience the true essence of Serbia, join an excursions choosing among some interesting hotspots of Serbia, meet the people, customs, taste the local wines and learn how sustainable tourism helps to communities and locals.

Special Interest Tours

It is possible also to organize special tours according to your needs and passions, either wines or bird watching, visits the monastery, or just searching for beautiful landscapes to photograph, discover traces of the Celts, Romans, Byzantines.



Šumadija is a tourist region with beautiful cities such as Oplenac, Kragujevac, Topola, Cacak and Smederevo. This area includes several historical monuments, spas and wine cellars. There are plenty possibilities of sightseeing: bukovička spa, Vrujci spa and rural tourism. Šumadija is also famous for its people hospitality.


Oplenac is located above Topola in Šumadia region, in the middle of Serbia. At the beginning of the XIX century, Oplenac was the core of the Serbian state. Besides, it was the place where Karadjordje Petrovic built his town and King Petar I Karadjordjevic chose for building his legacy. The beautiful Church and the mausoleum of the Karađorđević dynasty of St. George stand at the top of the city. The temple is decorated with 40 million pieces o class and 15,000 different shades of color. Twenty-two members of the Royal family were buried in the crypt. Moreover close to the house of King Peter there are also King’s villa and Queen Mary’s villa. Besides winegrower’s house dates back to 1911 and now it is a gallery with hosting several exhibitions, among which is also the legacy of famous Serbian painter Nikola Graovac.

Kragujevac is the largest city of Šumadija region and also the fourth largest city in Serbia after Belgrade. Kragujevac history is quite harassed, the worst episode was during the World War II, the October massacre of a lot of males and several of school children. Nowadays, Kragujevac is a quite modern city full of important buildings and institutions such as the old church of Descent of the Holy Spirit, the Old Parliament, the Prince Mihailo Konak, the National Museum and the Aquarium.


Topola is located 85 km from Belgrade, in the heart of Serbia, in Šumadije region, on the Oplenac hill. Topola has an important historical value since it is associated with Karadjordje, the leader of The First Serbian Insurrection against the Turks in 1804. Today is still possible to visit the endowment of King Petar I, which contains the church of Saint Djordje, Petar’s house, the brand-new Gallery (The house of vinogradar) and Karadjordje’s fortified town. These places have all a unique cultural historical value for Serbian people heritage. In addition Topola offers beautiful natural surrounding with clean air and track paths in the park of Oplenac. During spring, the fields are colorful and full of violets, while in October there is the famous Festival of grape and wine and interesting national folklore.


Western Serbia

Western Serbia main attractions are the famous mountains Zlatibor and Tara with their attractive sites: Sirogojno, the ethnic village Mećavnik (Emir Kusturica), Potpećka cave, Drina River, Koviljaca Spa, Tršić , Uvac canyon, Trešnjica canyon and Ljubovija surroundings, as well as many other fabulous sites of this part of Serbia. Rural tourism is also very popular in Western Serbia especially in villages such as Ježevica near Požega, Sevojno and Sirogojno near Zlatibor. In addition in the western-central part of Serbia there are other attractions not to be missed: the famous Kopaonik mountain and ski resort, The UNESCO Monastery of Studenica and the relaxing Vrnjci Spa.


Zlatibor (literally "golden pine") is one of the top tourist destination in Serbia after Belgrade (distance 230 km) and it is also Serbia’s most visited mountain, with a wide range of opportunities for active holiday pursuits such as walking, riding bike, horseback riding or taking part in the special slimming and healthy life programs. A mountain of exceptional beauty with a mild climate, woodland valleys, grasslands, brooks and pines.

Mećavnik is an ethno village, created by the well-known Serbian film director Emir Kusturica. This interesting town is situated on Mokra Gora, in western Serbia, between mountains Zlatibor and Tara. It is constituted of wooden houses (log huts), some carried from neighboring villages, which preserved the authentic of this part of Serbia. Furniture is handmade, carved with decorative needle worked curtains on small windows. All rooms has bathroom, plasma TV, telephone. In addition streets in this town are named after famous persons from culture, science, sport, such as the main street of Ivo Andric, street of Ernest Che Guevara, Diego Maradona, Fellini. In Mećavnik village there are also a church, a restaurant, souvenir shop and a cinema.


Sirogojno is another ethno village 10 km away from Zlatibor mountain. It spreads out 15 hectares and it has been created with authentic elements or ordinary life from this region from the 19th century. The ethno village display includes a bakery, dairy and inn. Furthermore Sirogojno offers a big range of interesting activities including evenings by the fire and summer school for learning traditional crafts such as pottery, mosaics and knitting. In Sirogojno village there is also the museum of National Architecture, founded in 1980 and dedicated to the architecture and interiors of old houses and the way of life of the people of southwest Serbia (how they worked, lived and organized their families).


Sarganska Osmica
Not far away from the Zlatibor and Tara Mountains is the Sarganska Osmica or “The Figure of Eight of Sargan” (osmica means eight) which is a narrow train line shaped as a number eight. The large elevation change in so short a distance tourists are breathless, simply an amazing experience.

Kopaonik is a famous mountain and ski resort, covered with snow for 7 months per year. Kopaonik city center is divided in two tourist centers: Ravan Kopaonik and Brzece. Besides skiing, tourists can also enjoy hiking, ballooning or visit the archaeological site Kadijevac and the remains of the old Orthodox church, Nebeska Stolica. Kopaonik’s national park is the biggest in Serbia, it extends from northwest to southeast, in length of 75km, with the width of 40km.


Monastery Studenica
Monastery Studenica was proclaimed as a protected monument and was included on a list of World Culture and Natural Heritage of UNESCO in 1986. This is one of the most important monuments of Byzantium and Serbian art, consisting of three churches: Church dedicated to the Holy Virgin Mary, King’s church and Church of St. Nicholas.


Vrnjci Spa - Vrnjačka banja
Vrnjci Spa is considered for one of the most famous and biggest spas in Serbia, it is situated in the central part of Serbia, on wooded hills of Goc Mountain. Vrnjacka Spa surrounding environment is rich of natural beauties and historical monuments. During the whole year, different manifestations are held here, and the guests can visit also nearby monasteries, such as Gradac, Sopocani, Studenica, Djurdjevi Stupovi.


Southern Serbia

Vrnjci Spa is considered for one of the most famous and biggest spas in Serbia, it is situated in the central part of Serbia, on wooded hills of Goc Mountain. Vrnjacka Spa surrounding environment is rich of natural beauties and historical monuments. During the whole year, different manifestations are held here, and the guests can visit also nearby monasteries, such as Gradac, Sopocani, Studenica, Djurdjevi Stupovi.


Đavolja varoš
Đavolja varoš, (literally Devil’s town), a nature park situated in southern Serbia, on the Radan mountain slopes, 288 km from Belgrade. It is exceptional natural monument is made of clay figures which have a total of 202 sources of highly acidic water, "Crveno vrelo” (Red hot) and "Đavolja voda” (Devil's Water). Locals tell lots of stories and legends about this strange natural phenomena. According to one of those legends, the town was created by the devil for the purpose of destroying churches and religion. According to another legend, the devils wanted to marry a brother and sister and to prevent the sin, some higher force petrified them forever. This geomorphologic phenomenon very rare in the world. Another strange phenomenon of nature is nearby Prolom Spa, close to Devil's town: there is a church dedicated to the Prince Lazar, and the plums that grow next to it and are always enrolling in the same direction.

Vranje is located in Southern Serbia, 70 km from Leskovac. It is known in Serbia as industrial city based on traditional handicrafts. Under a cultural point of view, Vranje has saved numerous monuments from the Ottoman period. Among the major highlights: the Old Hamam, the "Pasin's quarters" (an examples of architecture in South Serbia) and a cathedral with the characteristics of a Turkish temple. Moreover another attraction of this town is the gender house of the famous Serbian writer, Bora Stankovic, in whose honor every year is held “Bora’s theater days” festival.


Nis is a popular touristic destination since it is located at an important crossroads with a steady economic growth and several cultural and athletic events take place here. Therefore numerous modern hotels and hostels have been recently built, for example the Ambassador Hotel that has become one of the symbols of the city. The city offers several traditional of good meals, restaurants, café bars and clubs. Nis hosts lots of festivals, gastronomic, cultural and athletic events.

Pirot is situated in the south of Serbia, 309 km away from Belgrade. Pirot is famous both for its carpets, cheese, old crafts and for the frugality of its people (subject of many hilarious jokes). To get familiar with the history of Pirot, visit Momcilo’s city, the fortress from the beginning of XIV century, the Monastery Poganovo and the Monastery Temska. To enjoy in the nature and its benefits, enjoy the resort Temac and the pleasant atmosphere of Topli village with a walking trail that will bring you to the highest waterfall in Serbia.


Novi Sad and Vojvodina

Vojvodina is the northern part of Serbia, a plain in which Danube, Sava and other small rivers flow. Its capital is Novi Sad and it is very popular among tourists because of its beautiful nature, the traditional music and also a very rich gastronomy and making excellent wines.


Novi Sad
Novi Sad is the second largest city in Serbia and the capital of Vojvodina. Novi Sad is directly connected with the international motorway E-75 and can be also reached from the international motorway E-70. It is well-known worldwide especially among young people since it hosts the Exit Festival. It is situated in the southern part of the Pannonian plain by the river Danube in the region of Backa. Novi Sad Petrovaradin fortress was built between 1692 and 1790 by the French architect Sebastian Voban and today it hosts artist's studios, a museum, a hotel etc. From the fortress you can enjoy an amazing view over the city. Different cultural manifestations take place on the fortress. The biggest manifestation is without doubt the summer musical festival EXIT that gathers around 250,000 to 350,000 young people.
Novi Sad city centre is full of many architectonic buildings that represent a mixture of gothic, baroque, secession and neoclassicism. Among many galleries and museums stand out the Gallery of Matica Srpska in which you can see the most beautiful and the most complete collection of paintings of Serbian art of painting and the Museum of Vojvodina with permanent supposition of period furniture and objects of applicable art. The narrower city center hides a great number of precious religious temples. St. George's orthodox cathedral, the Catholic church from 1895 in gothic style and the Synagogue from 1809 are just some examples.

Fruska Gora
Fruska Gora Mountain is protected by the National Park of Nature and it is one of the most popular destination of lots of tourists. Fruska Gora Mountain has also been called “The third Saint Mount” because of its 17 monasteries and it is famous for its wines since the period of the Habsburg Monarchy. This famous wine has been sipped at the Court of Vienna, throughout Europe, America and many other countries.


Palic Lake
Palic is located in the north of Vojvodina, only 7 km from Subotica. The water of the Palic Lake is filled with naturally occurring minerals and the Palic area offers to the visitors coach rides, sailing, a large Zoo, botanical gardens, art exhibitions, tennis courts, fitness center and other interesting activities.


Sremski Karlovci Town
Sremski Karlovci is a small town only 12 km away from Novi Sad and about one hour drive from Belgrade. It is situated by the Danube River and on the northern base of the Fruska Gora Mountain. Sremski Karlovci is where several events of Serbian history took place: the Turkish Empire and the Christian Alliance, formed by Austria, Venice and Poland at that time, made a treaty of peace here in 1699. The Chapel of Peace was built to remember the event.
In the very baroque nucleus, you can see a great number of historical buildings that charm with its appearance and also with its importance. In addition Sremski Karlovci is famous for its extraordinary wine, especially for the Bermet dessert wine which is made of different herbal essences and seasonings.

Subotica is the second biggest town in Vojvodina, located at the border to Hungary. It is an important crossroad of motorways and railroads (international motorway E-75) and important railroad route that links the Balkans with North and West Europe. As a settlement it was mentioned back to XVI century. One of the most interesting figures of its past is the emperor Jovan Nenad. Subotica experienced a great development in the XIX century. Nowadays, Subotica is an important industrial and agricultural center. The town and its surroundings have several interesting spots for tourists: the old City Hall, a monumental building from the beginning of this century with ornaments, mosaics and art decorations but also the Town Museum Building, the Town Library and the theater building. Subotica has both monumental Catholic cathedral and the Jewish synagogue. Subotica city center is characterized by beautiful architectonic buildings, built in gothic, baroque, secession, neoclassicism styles that make it one of the most beautiful towns in the Pannonian area.


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