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About Novi Sad & Vojvodina

The northern part of Serbia – the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina lies in the specious Pannonian plain, the great central European basin.
Through this part of Serbia flow its biggest rivers: The Danube, Sava and Tisa. Above this plain, once covered by the waters of the Pannonian sea, rise two islands of higher land: The Fruška gora hills (539m) in Srem and Vršac hill (641m) in Banat. A distinctive feature of the Pannonian plain is its sandy areas, of witch the Deliblatska peščara is the best known.

Novi Sad, the capital, of Vojvodina, lies on the left bank of the Danube looking onto the slopes of the Fruška gora and Petrovaradin fortress, one of the largest and best-preserved fortresses in Europe and it is a true masterpiece of Baroque military architecture. For three centuries already, namely as long as it has been existing under the names of Novi Sad /Újvidék/ Neusatz/ the city has been the space of diverse and rich cultural heritage of many nations living in it. Material and intangible cultural heritage created during the past centuries, is the basis serving as the foundation of an interactive network of scientific and institutions of culture, which makes Novi Sad of today the space of active meeting of cultures and diverse identities. It is the city of museums, galleries, and events among which the EXIT Music Festival has acquired international rewards and indisputable recognisability.

Novi Sad is declared into European Capital of Culture 2021 and European Youth Capital 2019.

Numerous clubs, restaurants, cafés, and wine cellars offer the most diverse entertainment. Special attraction for guests is the entertainment accompanied by traditional music of “tamburitza” players, in particular if it is organise at some of the “čardas” on the Danube and “salaš” farmsteads in the vicinity of the city.