Transfer in Nis
Niš is one of the largest cities with a long history, it’s a centre of education and culture in Serbia. The city is located at the crossroads of ancient trade routes and it still has a positive impact on the economy of the region.
How to get to Niš? The local airport is served by flights from Rome and Istanbul. You can also get to the city by buses from Belgrade, Sofia, Thessaloniki and other popular tourist destinations. Niš Airport is located just 6 km from the city where the bus number 34 goes. You can also take a taxi, a minibus or book a transfer to the airport.
If you are interested in history, there will be a lot of things for you to see in the city of Niš — dozens of historical monuments and museums are located in the city. It is better to start discovering the city with the main sights: the Chele Kula skull tower, the Niš fortress and the Chegar monument. The Niš fortress, which was founded by the Romans, is located in the very centre of the city. The entrance is free. The Chegar Monument and the Chele Kula Skull Tower are very important places for the Balkans. They were built in memory of those who died during the uprising against the Ottoman Empire.
Next to the Niš fortress, there is another important historical site — the former concentration camp Red Cross. The territory of the concentration camp is open to the public. If you would like to learn more about how World War II affected Serbia, take a tour and visit the Buban Memorial Complex which was built in memory of the Serbs executed by the Nazis.
The most important archaeological site in Niš is Mediana. Previously there was the imperial residence of Constantine the Great, but now there are archaeological excavations. Keep in mind that there is no entrance to the Mediana in winter.
If you like wellness techniques, you should visit the famous resort of Niška Banja which is located 10 kilometres from the city. At the resort, there are some of the oldest thermal springs in Europe, which treat diseases of the cardiovascular system and supporting-motor apparatus. You can get there from the historic centre in 30 minutes by bus №1 or you can rent a car with a driver in Niš for maximum comfort for the whole day. By the way, the neighbouring Niška-Banja Institute for Orthopaedics, Cardiology, Physiology, and Rheumatology opened in honor of the resort.
There is a picturesque canyon Jelasnička klisura 3 km from the resort, where you can enjoy a walk with views of waterfalls.
Summer is the best season for visiting Niš. June is the month of tourism, and many hotels offer discounts on accommodation. Also, the international gastronomic championship and local major festival "Days of the Niš Fortress" are held in June. If you want to visit the city in August, come in the middle of the month. At that time Nisville, the largest jazz music festival in Europe, takes place there.
Niš is a modern tourist centre which must be visited. Plan your route and travel with comfort!