About the city

  • Novi Sad is the second largest city in Serbia and administrative and cultural centre of Autonomous Province of Vojvodina
  • The first beginnings of the settlement dated back to 1694 and the settlement officially gained the present name Novi Sad on 01.02.1748 when it became free royal city in the edict of the Empress Maria Theresa
  • With surrounding settlements it has more than 320,000 residents of different nations and religions
  • Novi Sad is a cultural, economic and educational centre in the region, where 8 national minorities have basic 12-year education in their mother tongue
  • The neighbouring countries are located an average 80 km from the city
  • In Novi Sad intersect important road and railway routes, and there is a port on the river Danube
  • Time zone: Central European GMT +1
  • Climate: moderate continental

See the table of average temperature in Novi Sad

Worth seeing

  • City centre where is located “Matica Srpska”, churches, “Synagogue” and other beautiful buildings in the baroque style.
  • Economic, cultural, sports and many other events throughout the year.
  • The Petrovaradin Fortress is interesting cultural and historical monument with the best view of the city (beautiful lookout point) with the unusual clock and for the last 15 years place where the EXIT, the most visited music festival in Europe, is located and which festival attracts tourist from all over the world.
  • The river Danube, in its entire course this is the place where are located the most beautiful beaches.
  • Cafes, restaurants (national and international dishes), shopping centres and many other interesting events for people of all ages.
  • Sremski Karlovci which appearance reawakens the atmosphere of the days past, days of enlightenment and spirituality.  
  • Fruška Gora, National park where are located numerous monasteries dating from 17th Century under the UNESCO protection, places for picnic, lakes, mountain trails, vineyards, beautiful landscapes, etc.
  • Renewed ranches with authenticity of Vojvodina in spirit and style provide traditional hospitality, peace and tranquillity to its visitors.