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From Belgrade: Novi Sad & Sremski Karlovci Full-Day Tour

1. From Belgrade: Novi Sad & Sremski Karlovci Full-Day Tour

Departing from your accommodation, head toward the northern Serbian province of Vojvodina. For an hour, you will enjoy the colorful landscapes of the Pannonian Plain while hearing stories about the turbulent history of the area. Reaching the Fruska Gora region, you will find over 16 medieval Orthodox monasteries nested in this region. Explore one on the way toward Sremski Karlovci, a quiet little Baroque town with small houses, churches palaces, gardens and an impressive history. Visit the Chapel of Peace, where a peace treaty was signed. Visit the main square, the Four Lion Fountain, the Karlovci Gymnasium, town hall, Roman Catholic Church, the Serbian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas and more.  You will be able to taste two of the most famous products from the local regions, a famous Bermet wine and Kuglof cake, a touch of German tradition brought to Karlovci by German settlers in the 18th century. Your next stop will be the Petrovaradin Fortress, one of the largest strongholds in Europe still preserved. Built by the Austrian Empire in the 17th and 18th centuries, this fortress played a significant role in defending the middle European countries from Ottoman attacks. You will be able to walk through the fortress, passing through some of its gates and see some of the interesting places from the top like City Museum, the old military barracks and the clock tower. Enjoy the view over the Danube and the city of Novi Sad. As the second largest city in Serbia with its typical Central European appearance and proud history of being a cultural and intellectual center in the Austro-Hungarian Empire for which it earned the nickname 'Serbian Athens.' See the Museum of Vojvodina and Dunavski Park, the largest green area in the city, the beautiful neo-Romantic Serbian Orthodox Bishop’s Palace and visit the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. George from the 18th century with its invaluable iconostasis painted by famous Serbian painter Paja Jovanovic. Walk through the main street further on enjoying the 18th and 19th century architecture as well as endless rows of cafes and restaurants and then reach the Liberty Square, a central point in the city. Here, you will find the town hall, Roman Catholic Cathedral, Finance Palace and the neo-Classical edifice of the oldest city hotel Vojvodina. You will then pass by the Serbian National Theater and reach the city synagogue, the beautiful Hungarian Secession-style building, one of the largest European synagogues still standing. Then, take a break for a traditional Serbian lunch (at your own expense), shopping and enjoying Novi Sad and, at the arranged time, get back into the vehicle and head back to Belgrade.

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Belgrade: Novi Sad, Sremski Karlovci, and Sirmium Tour

2. Belgrade: Novi Sad, Sremski Karlovci, and Sirmium Tour

Spend a day exploring Vojvodina, Belgrade's rich historical and cultural surroundings. You will also visit Sremska Mitrovica, an important center from the late Roman Empire which is also known as Sirmium. Afterwards, discover the only known unexcavated Roman Hippodrome in the world, which lies directly underneath the town center. You will then be able to explore the Imperial Palace complete with its luxurious decoration, a true testimony to its glorious past. Next, you will continue to Fruška Gora, a national park with an exciting history and extraordinary beauty. Also known as the Serbian Holy Mount, this is the only real mountain in the Pannonian planes. It rises 539 meters above sea level, offering stunning views over the numerous wine yards and 17 orthodox monasteries which are built around the mountain. The region of Fruška Gora is also well known for its wine making, where some of the most renowned wines around the world are produced. Later, you will drive to Novi Sad, which has been elected a European Capital of Culture for 2021, before visiting the Petrovaradin Fortress, which is the best-preserved fortress on the Danube River. You will then explore the city’s old center and continue to the old town of Sremski Karlovci, where you’ll get to explore its beautiful Baroque center, the Chapel of Peace, and other important landmarks of this Medieval town. Whilst on this tour, you will also visit the Museum of Wine and Honey, and enjoy a local wine tasting.

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From Belgrade: Novi Sad Day Trip

3. From Belgrade: Novi Sad Day Trip

Start with pickup from your accommodation in Belgrade and travel north to the city of Novi Sad. Arrive at Novi Sad Liberty Square which is surrounded by important buildings including the City Hall and Roman Catholic Church of the Name of Mary. Explore the streets of the city center at your leisure, including Zmaj Jovina and Dunavska Street intersected which have a multitude of shops, restaurants, craft shops, museums, and galleries. See the Serbian Orthodox Congregational Church of Saint George, the Platoneum, the building of the former Serbian Orthodox Grammar School, Saint Nicholas’ Church, and the Novi Sad Synagogue. Depart the city center and head to Petrovaradin Fortress, located on the banks of the Danube River. Admire this famous symbol of the city and explore the grounds. Enjoy the views and surroundings of one of the most iconic locations in Serbia. Next, travel for an hour to the town of Sremski Karlovci. Explore this charming town of vineyards and choose to stop at a local winery or restaurant to sample some local food and drink. Admire the architecture of the town, which has been occupied by various ethnic groups throughout the centuries. After some time here, travel back to Belgrade, arriving in the late afternoon.

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What people are saying about Novi Sad

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Our guide was Stefan, he did a great job in touring us around and providing us with all necessary information regarding the places we visited. Also he was very collaborative and welcoming. A trip & a guide highly recommended if you ever visit Serbia!

Guide was informative on many subjects. Great variety of activities covering vast history. Fortress outside Novi Sad was a highlight with views of the Danube. Free time in Novi Sad was perfect.

Besides the weather (it was raining at Novi sad and all the way back) everything was very good. The guide , the food, the trip with the car was awesome.

It was a great trip with perfect hospitality and tour arrangements and we special thanks to Tour guide Mr.Stefan for a safe and reliable visit.

Good tour with very interesting guide Alexander, a lot of information about Serbia during trip.