If you are ready to have new experiences, get to know new colorful and exciting landscapes, then Vojvodina is the right destination for you. Vojvodina is a treasure of cultural and natural values, the whole region exudes the charm of the past, and staying in this region is a unique experience.
How to get there?
The most visited destination in Vojvodina is its capital, Novi Sad. It is located on the E75 Belgrade-Subotica-Budapest highway and at the intersection of the main highways in Vojvodina. Novi Sad is about an hour’s drive from the border crossings Horgoš (with Hungary) and Batrovci (with Croatia). It is 84 kilometers from Belgrade and the drive from the capital, as well as from Nikola Tesla Airport, also takes about an hour. From the airport in Belgrade to all tourist destinations in Vojvodina (Sremski Karlovci, Irig, Kikinda, Kovačica, Vršac, Sombor, Kikinda, Zrenjanin, Bač, Bačka Palanka, Subotica, Palić) the car ride takes no more than 2 hours.
Since 2022, Novi Sad and Belgrade are connected by an excellent railway connection, with high-speed “Soko” trains. The journey from Belgrade Center railway station to Novi Sad takes 35 minutes. The high-speed railway line, which will connect Belgrade, Novi Sad, Subotica and Budapest from 2025, is currently under construction. Important destinations are located on the navigable rivers Danube, Sava, Tisa, Tamiš and Begej, which are easily accessible by smaller vessels. Large tourist cruise ships can dock in Novi Sad, Sremski Karlovci and Sremska Mitrovica, as well as in Zemun and Belgrade.
Demographically, Vojvodina is a conglomerate of different peoples and ethnic groups, and as such it is characterized by a wealth of different cultures. The unique sacral heritage of Vojvodina is Fruška gora with 17 preserved Orthodox monasteries that were built in the period from the 15th to the 18th century.
Museum of Vojvodina, Novi Sad
The Museum of Vojvodina is an organizationally branched institution, with a rich museum collection numbering around 400,000 objects and a library collection with over 50,000 publications. The regular museum publication Work of the Museum of Vojvodina, which has been published since 1952, was called Work of Vojvodina’s Museums until 1994.
On an area of 3,000 m2, 6,000 representative exhibits from archeology (from the Paleolithic to Antiquity), general history and history of art (from the 15th to the second half of the 20th century) and ethnology are presented. Three Roman parade helmets represent unique examples of their kind in Europe and have stood out for decades as an informal trademark of the Museum.
The Gallery of Matica srpska, Novi Sad
The Gallery of Matica srpska, founded in 1847, is one of the oldest and richest art collections in Serbia. It is located in Novi Sad and displays works of Serbian fine art from the end of the 17th century to the beginning of the 20th century. The gallery is organized chronologically and includes characteristic works of Serbian painting of the 18th century, including icons and works by painters such as Teodor Kračun, Joakim Marković and others. Also on display are works of classicism, Biedermeier, romanticism and realism from the 19th century, by artists such as Konstantin Danilo, Katarina Ivanović, Đura Jakšić and others. In the collection “Serbian Painting 1900-1940” you can see the works of artists such as Petar Dobrović, Petar Konjović, Sava Šumanović, Ivan Tabaković and others. The gallery also has a rich “Graphic Collection” that includes woodcuts, copperplates, drawings and lithographs from different periods.
Imperial Palace – In the footsteps of the Roman emperors, Sremska Mitrovica
In the period of Ancient Rome, Sremska Mitrovica was known under a different name – Sirmium. One of the largest preserved traces from that time is the Imperial Palace, located near the City Square. A unique experience of history awaits you there. That magnificent space, the collection of the foundations of monumental rooms, represents the place from which the emperor Diocletian governed the Roman Empire at the end of the 3rd century AD, and in the 4th century the palace in Sirmium was of greater importance than the Imperial Palatine in Rome.
Zasavica – The peace of nature and the authentic spirit of Srem, Sremska Mitrovica
In one of the most beautiful special nature reserves in Serbia, you will have the opportunity to visit untouched nature, unrepeatable in its authenticity and diversity of plant and animal species. The central place of the Special Nature Reserve Zasavica for tourists is the Visitor Center with an observation deck that offers an unforgettable view of nature all around. The animals you’ll see in the reserve are friendly to visitors, so don’t be surprised if the resident donkey decides to keep you company. Pet it and let the simplicity and modesty of being in nature completely dismiss all your worries.
“Čarda”, “Salaš”, wine and specialties of Vojvodina
Čarde, traditional taverns by the river, and salaši, a kind of farmstead, are recognizable symbols of Vojvodina gastronomy and traditional way of life. They are certainly an indispensable stop when visiting Vojvodina, because you will be welcomed by friendly hosts who will share traditional specialties with you, evoke the traditional way of life and offer you an unforgettable vacation. Vojvodina is also known as a wine region. The most famous types of wine come from Fruška Gora, Vršac vineyards and the surroundings of Subotica. It is interesting to mention that the wines from Fruška Gora were on the Titanic’s wine list. A special type of wine “Bermet” is also produced here, which contains as many as 26 types of specific herbs and spices. Vojvodina is characterized by a cuisine that was formed by the diversity of cultures and in which the influences of Hungarian, German, Slovak, Serbian or Šokac cuisine line up during just one meal. Dishes made from local ingredients are mostly preferred. Specialties, which are hard to resist, give color, smell and taste to the table.