What to see near Belgrade in a day trip excursion?
You have probably already heard about the main attractions in Serbia. Kopaonik, Zlatibor, Tara National Park, Golubac Fortress, .etc are some of the most beautiful places in Serbia. But the thing is, all these points of interest are far away from Belgrade.
If you are not willing to have a long ride to visit them, this post is the right place for you. Discover the five best day trips around Belgrade. I’ll introduce you to places of interest less than 100 kilometers away from the Serbian capital.
Quick jump to:
- 1. Novi Sad, Petrovaradin, and Sremski Karlovci (the most popular day trip near Belgrade)
- 2. Fruska Gora National Park (the most popular wine tour near Belgrade)
- 3. Avala Mountain (the nearest to Belgrade)
- 4. Kosmaj
- 5. Smederevo Fortress
- 6. Valjevo (the most underrated tour near Belgrade) – my recommendation
Novi Sad, Petrovaradin Fortress, and Sremski Karlovci
Sremski Karlovci is a charming historical town on the way to Novi Sad you also should visit. And a famous Petrovaradin Fortress is next to Novi Sad. You can read more about the day trip to Novi Sad on this page. And, have in mind that a trip to Novi Sad is possible to connect with your trip to Fruska Gora, which is next on my list.
Distance from Belgrade:
- 100 km, 1:30h
Points of interest:
Fruska Gora National Park
But if you wish to spend some time surrounded by greenery, visit a few old monasteries in that area, or have a wine-tasting tour, Fruska Gora is a good choice for a day trip from Belgrade. Also, there is a Vrdnik Spa Resort where you relax in swimming pools and spa centers in one of the great hotels.
If you like to hike or ride a bicycle, Fruska Gora has excellent trails through the forest. You can reach a few lakes and viewpoints in this national park that are not accessible by car.
You can include sightseeing of Fruska Gora on your day trip to Novi Sad.
Fruska Gora – Distance from Belgrade:
- 80 km, 1:10h
Fruska Gora – points of interest:
- Deuric Vinery
- Mala Remeta Monastery
- Zmajevac Viewpoint
- Fruske Terme Spa Center
- Vrdnicka Kula – Vrdnik Fortress
Avala – Distance from Belgrade:
- 25 km, 30 min
Аvala – points of interest:
Valjevo – my favorite tour near Belgrade
Valjevo – Distance from Belgrade:
- 100 km, 1h 15 min
Valjevo – points of interest:
- Valjevo center
- Celije Monastery
- Lelic Monastery
- Gradac River and restaurants at the bank
- Lazerava Stena – viewpoint over Lake Rovni
- Lovacki Dom (Hunters Club) Restaurant
- Markova Stolica – the viewpoint and restaurant with a panoramic view
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