map
Map &
Directions
access_time
Hours
mode_edit
Been here?
Rate it
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
Nis Day Tour from Sofia
"Our guide will pick you up at 8:30am from your hotel or accommodation in Sofia. Only 45 minutes of driving will take you to the border between Bulgaria and Serbia. After another hour and a half drive crossing the wonderful Sicevo gorge you will reach Nis. Your first stop is Mediana - an ancient luxurious residence. Here you will learn about the history of the city during the Antiquity and how important was Naissos for the Romans while admiring lovely mosaics on the floor of the atrium in one of the houses of the noble people lived here.NOTE: Mediana is still closed for renovation so visitors are currently not allowed.Your next stop for the day is Cele kula or the Skull tower. Built here in 1809 after the battle of Cegar hill between the Serbians and the Ottomans
From EUR57.00
 
Nis Day Tour from Sofia
"Our guide will pick you up at 8:30am from your hotel or accommodation in Sofia. Only 45 minutes of driving will take you to the border between Bulgaria and Serbia. After another hour and a half drive crossing the wonderful Sicevo gorge you will reach Nis. Your first stop is Mediana - an ancient luxurious residence. Here you will learn about the history of the city during the Antiquity and how important was Naissos for the Romans while admiring lovely mosaics on the floor of the atrium in one of the houses of the noble people lived here.NOTE: Mediana is still closed for renovation so visitors are currently not allowed.Your next stop for the day is Cele kula or the Skull tower. Built here in 1809 after the battle of Cegar hill between the Serbians and the Ottomans
From EUR57.00
 
Belogradchik Rocks and Belogradchik Fortress
"The Belogradchik massif is a group of strange shaped sandstone and conglomerate rock formations located on the slopes of the western Balkan Mountains. The rocks vary in color from primarily red to yellow and some of the rocks reach up to 200 meters in height. Many of the rocks represent fantastic shapes and are associated with interesting legends. They are often named after people or objects they are thought to resemble. The Belogradchik Rocks have been the Romans built roads across the new provinces of the empire on the Balkan peninsula as well as some fortresses to guard them. The mission of Belogradchik Fortress was to control the road from the town of Ratsiaria (nearby today’s village of Archar in the region of Vidin). The Romans constructed the highest part of the fortress called The Citadel. This one-day tour allows you to witness one of the nature wanders of Europe and learn more about the history and culture of the picturesque Northwest Bulgaria.Itinerary: This tour starts from your hotel. After a 3-hour transfe
From EUR62.00

Niska Banja/The Spa of Nis Tips (17)

Sidetrip to Niska Banja

As we stayed two days in Nis, we decided to spent some time on a sidetrip to Niska Banja, which is a popular Serbian health resort. It is located about 10 km east of Nis and can be reached in about 20...
HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
HORSCHECK
Nov 14, 2009

blue skies

If you're hiking on a sunny, warm day, you'll enjoy refreshing coolness of the forest, but there is a lot of humidity as well. No matter how shiny the day is, inside the woods it will be dark and if...
Aurorae's Profile Photo
Aurorae
May 23, 2004

thick forest

When you hike in the hills behind Niska banja, the forest is very thick, and there is a lot of exuberant flora! You might not want to go there in the dusk/evenings, nor late afternoon because very...
Aurorae's Profile Photo
Aurorae
May 23, 2004

hiking paths

If you climb these white stairs you can go to the woods behind the Niska Banja complex. THere are lovely hiking paths in the forest, climbing uphill, but if you are slow and don't like climbing a lot,...
Aurorae's Profile Photo
Aurorae
May 23, 2004

water vapour

In the cold days you can see the water vapour in the form of white smoke spookily coming off the surface, in the evenings it really looks fantastic! But in spite of the cold, you can always soak your...
Aurorae's Profile Photo
Aurorae
May 23, 2004

bar

There are many lovely cafes all over Niska banja, where you can enjoy the nature and refreshing drinks, it is a tradition all over the country whenever the weather is warm to sit in the outdoor cafes...
Aurorae's Profile Photo
Aurorae
May 23, 2004

little "house"

IN Serbia you'll often find these little "houses" on the open, they are usually used for music performances, or any other type of cultural events, but when nothing is going on, you can just sit in...
Aurorae's Profile Photo
Aurorae
May 23, 2004

cascades

Thermal water in Niska Banja runs in cascades artificially made, underneath the hotel "Radon". I'm not really sure of the purpose, because if they wanted esthetics, well, I don't think they have...
Aurorae's Profile Photo
Aurorae
May 23, 2004

soak your feet

SInce the thermal water springs are all over the Niska Banja park, you can soak your feet cozily in the water while sitting on one of the many benches in the water! :) It's perfect for relaxing after...
Aurorae's Profile Photo
Aurorae
May 22, 2004

water

Niska Banja has a number of springs with oligomineral, alkaline-earth, homeothermal and radioactive waters ranging in temperature from 19 to 39 degrees C.The use of these waters for therapeutical...
Aurorae's Profile Photo
Aurorae
May 22, 2004

viewpoint

In the heart of Niska Banja, right next to hotel "Radon", there is a viewpoint perfect for loners like this guy on the photo, to admire the beauties of the area, and enjoy in some serene moments. This...
Aurorae's Profile Photo
Aurorae
May 22, 2004

landscapes

Niska Banja is situated in a very hilly area, and the view is very beautiful, from wherever you're staying in Niska Banja. In the early morning you can hear only birds and sounds of nature, and watch...
Aurorae's Profile Photo
Aurorae
May 22, 2004
 
 
Sponsored Listings

Hotels Near Nis

Hotels
Kej Kola srpskih sestara 3/2, Nis, 18000, Serbia
Show Prices
Hotels
Kej 29 Decembar bb, Nis, 18000, Serbia
Show Prices
Hotels
Vojislava Ilica 12, Nis, 18000, Serbia
Show Prices
Hotels
Svetolika Rankovica 51, Nis, 18000, Serbia
Show Prices
Hotels
Njegoseva 81 A, Nis, 18000, Serbia
Show Prices
Aurorae's Profile Photo

Aurorae

"N I Š"
View Member
HORSCHECK's Profile Photo

HORSCHECK

"Nis - Serbian metropolis on the Balkan trade roads"
View Member
anna-m's Profile Photo

anna-m

"Home is where the heart is"
View Member
mikey_e's Profile Photo

mikey_e

"A Foray into Serbia"
View Member
Drphoto's Profile Photo

Drphoto

"GRAD NIS"
View Member
 
 

Things to Do Near Nis

Things to Do

Nis Market

There is a large market in Nis between the bus station and the fortress. Different sections sell different products. One part is devoted to fruit, vegetables and flowers, another section specializes...
View More
Things to Do

King Aleksander Monument

The monument to King Aleksander is located in King Aleksander Square. He is depicted sitting on a charging horse. King Aleksander tried to unite Serbs, Croats and Slovenes into a single state. He was...
View More
Things to Do

The Monument to Stevan Sremac

Stevan Sremac was a Serbian writer who lived in Nis from 1879 to 1892. One of Sremac's characters was a hunter called Kalca. In stories Kalca came to Nis and stayed as a guest of local man Ivko. He...
View More
Things to Do

Nis Fortress

This fortress is located on the banks of the Nisava River. The current fortress was built by the Ottomans and dates from the eighteenth century. It was built on the site of earlier Roman, Byzantine...
View More
Things to Do

The Church of the Emperor Constantine

This church is located near to the Skull tower. It is situated in a very pleasant park which was filled with people enoying the slightly cooler evening temperatures when we visited. This building is...
View More
Things to Do

The Skull Tower

Serbia was under Ottoman rule for around four hundred years and the Serbs rose up against the Ottomans to try and gain their independence on several occasions. At the Battle of Cegar in 1809 the Serbs...
View More

Getting to Nis

Address

We don't yet have an address for this Off The Beaten Path. Help us improve our info!

Hours

We don't yet have hours for this Off The Beaten Path. Help us improve our info!

Map