Novi Sad, the capital of Vojvodina is the second Serbia most populated city. It is located on the left bank of Danube only 90 km away from Belgrade. With more than 300 000 population it is an industrial, educational and cultural center of Northern Serbia built in the meeting point of Balkan and European cultures. Thanks to dynamic history and influences of different cultures of East and West, Novi Sad has been referred to “Serbian Athens”. Fortress from the 17th century, nearby Fruška-gora mount with 17 culturally and historically important monasteries, with estates and attractive center of the city make up a popular touristic destination from Novi Sad.
The city of culture and festivals, famous as the host of numerous events: EXIT – the biggest musical festival in south-eastern Europe, theater festival „Sterijino pozorje“ devoted to famous Serbian playwright Jovan Sterija Popović, Children art festival devoted to Serbian children poet Jovan Jovanović Zmaj, International jazz festival, Cinema Festival „Cinema City“ etc. Among the mentioned touristic beauties of Novi Sad, one of the most important things here is Danube, second Europe’s biggest river that flows in the center of Novi Sad. When visiting Novi Sad everyone must find some time for a walk along the local Belgrade quay and visit a restaurant of Serbian national cuisine and one of the numerous beaches of Novi Sad, for example – Štrand.