16 days in Serbia & Bucharest Itinerary

16 days in Serbia & Bucharest Itinerary

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16 days in Serbia & Bucharest Itinerary

Start: Paphos, Cyprus
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Belgrade, Serbia
— 3 nights
2
Subotica, Serbia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Novi Sad, Serbia
— 3 nights
4
Despotovac, Serbia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Topola, Serbia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h
6
Bucharest, Romania
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Paphos, Cyprus

3
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Belgrade is known for historic sites, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan, take in panoramic vistas at The Millenary Monument, don't miss a visit to Avala Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save).

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Belgrade trip itinerary tool .

Paphos, Cyprus to Belgrade is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, car, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Paphos in July since evenings lows in Belgrade dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Subotica.

Things to do in Belgrade

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Room Escape Games
Skadarlija ©
Skadarlija

2
nights
Subotica, Serbia

Subotica ©
Subotica is a city and the administrative center of the North Bačka District in the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Church, then admire the striking features of City Hall (Gradska kuca), then stroll around Park Heroja, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Palic Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Vinarija Zvonko Bogdan, explore the activities along Palic Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga, then explore the world behind art at Modern Art Gallery Likovni Susret, and finally explore the world behind art at Domotor Palace - the City Museum Building.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Subotica holiday tool .

Getting from Belgrade to Subotica by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Subotica can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Novi Sad.

Things to do in Subotica

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Palic
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Palic Lake ©
Palic Lake
Park Heroja ©
Park Heroja
Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church

3
nights
Novi Sad, Serbia

Novi Sad ©
The regional and cultural center of northern Serbia, the riverside city of Novi Sad occupies a strategically advantageous position between Belgrade and Budapest.
Explore Novi Sad's surroundings by going to Acumincum Winery (in Stari Slankamen) and The Special Nature Reserve of Zasavica (in Sremska Mitrovica). And it doesn't end there: deepen your knowledge of military history at Petrovaradin Fortress, take an unorthodox tour of Petrovaradin Catacombs, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fruška Gora, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery Petkovac.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Novi Sad road trip planning tool .

Drive from Subotica to Novi Sad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Novi Sad, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Despotovac.

Things to do in Novi Sad

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

The Special Nature Reserve of Zasavica, Acumincum Winery
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Fruška Gora ©
Fruška Gora
Petrovaradin Fortress ©
Petrovaradin Fortress
The Special Nature Reserve of Zasavica ©

1
night
Despotovac, Serbia

Despotovac ©
Despotovac is a town and municipality located in the Pomoravlje District of the central Serbia. On the 29th (Mon), Head underground at Resavska Cave, then admire the sheer force of Krupajsko Vrelo, then walk around Miniature Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Manasija Monastery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Despotovac route builder .

Drive from Novi Sad to Despotovac in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Despotovac, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Topola.

Things to do in Despotovac

Parks Nature
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Resavska Cave ©
Resavska Cave
Manasija Monastery ©
Manasija Monastery
Krupajsko Vrelo ©
Krupajsko Vrelo

1
night
Topola, Serbia

Topola ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): do a tasting at Winery Aleksandrovic and then contemplate the long history of Oplenac.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Topola sightseeing planner.

Getting from Despotovac to Topola by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Topola

Wineries Historic Sites
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Oplenac ©
Oplenac

4
nights
Bucharest, Romania

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Take a break from Bucharest with a short trip to Mogosoaia Palace in Mogosoaia, about 34 minutes away. Dedicate the 3rd (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, contemplate the long history of Stavropoleos Monastery, admire the natural beauty at Cismigiu Gardens, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bucharest trip maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Topola to Bucharest. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mogosoaia
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

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