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Welcome to Pancevo

Pancevo is one of the most famous centers in Vojvodina, whose most distinctive feature is the high degree of industrialization. However, this city is also an extremely important cultural center of the Province and a space that nurtures important traditional values ​​of the area. Its tourist offer is extremely wide, and we have singled out the most important parts of it for you. On the site dedicated to the city you will find everything you need for the perfect trip. Enjoy the beauties of Banat!

Pancevo Apartments

Two Towers 3 with shared bahtroom

Pancevo · City · Center
Studio · 2 Guests
€12.85 night

Two Towers 2 with shared bahtroom

Pancevo · City · Center
1 Bedroom · 2 Guests
€12.85 night

Two Towers 1 with shared bahtroom

Pancevo · City · Center
1 Bedroom · 2 Guests
€12.85 night

Centro apartman Pancevo

Pancevo · City · Center
1 Bedroom · 3 Guests
€35.05 night

Lux Pančevo

Pancevo · City · Stara Misa
2 Bedrooms · 6 Guests
€29.21 night


Pancevo · City · Center
2 Bedrooms · 6 Guests
€58.41 night

Soul River e cucina 11

Pancevo · City · Center
Studio · 3 Guests
€70.09 night

Soul River e cucina 10

Pancevo · City · Center
Studio · 3 Guests
€46.73 night

Soul River e cucina 9

Pancevo · City · Center
Studio · 2 Guests
€46.73 night

Soul River e cucina 8

Pancevo · City · Center
Studio · 2 Guests
€46.73 night

Soul River e cucina 7

Pancevo · City · Center
Studio · 3 Guests
€70.09 night

Soul River e cucina 6

Pancevo · City · Center
Studio · 2 Guests
€46.73 night

When to visit Pancevo?

Pancevo is a destination that offers content of various kinds, so you can visit it throughout the year. However, a number of attractions are only available during the summer and spring months, so we publish:
  • Throughout the year - cultural heritage, characteristic architecture, museum and theater, archeological sites are contents that you can enjoy regardless of the time of year in which you visit the city.
  • During the summer and spring - facilities such as parks and nature reserves, bike paths, enjoying numerous adventures within the concept of Pancevo Adventure are available only during beautiful and sunny days.

How to get to Pancevo?

Pancevo is only 20 kilometers away from Belgrade, 110 kilometers from Novi Sad and 228 kilometers from Nis. The city is well positioned, which allows you to reach it easily and quickly. Available modes of transport to Pancevo are:
  • By car - Pancevo is located on the international road E-70, which leads from Belgrade to the city, as well as the road E-75, which will take you from Novi Sad. Thanks to the excellent road, you will need less than half an hour from Belgrade and a little less than 2 hours from Novi Sad. In addition to this, there is an extensive network of roads that connects Pancevo with many cities and towns: the state road of the first B row 10 (E-70) (Belgrade - Pancevo - Vrsac - Romania), the state road of the first B row 14 (Pancevo - Kovin - Ralja) and the state road of the second A row 130 (Ečka - Kovačica - Jabuka - Pancevo).
  • By train - given the proximity to the capital, from Belgrade to Pancevo runs BG train, which departs from the Danube Railway Station, and leads to the main bus station Pancevo. Pancevo is a very important hub in railway traffic. It is connected with Romania by the railway corridor Belgrade - Pancevo - Vrsac - Romania, as well as with Kikinda by the railway corridor Pancevo - Zrenjanin - Kikinda. Pancevo is an integral part of the Belgrade-Beovoz city railway. Additional information on the timetable can be found at the link: Timetable.
  • By bike - Pancevo is one of the cities in Serbia that is located on the European bike path within the EuroVelo project. This bicycle network connects the city with the most important European centers and a large number of cities in Serbia. Following the traffic signals, thanks to this road, you can reach from France to Serbia, across the rivers: Loire, Rhine, Danube.
  • By taxi - if you are leaving the capital, there are also line taxis, which go several times during the day and charge tickets by appointment. This mode of transport is available throughout the day. All you need to do is contact the service at: and make an appointment.
  • By bus - numerous bus lines lead to all centers and parts of Serbia. All information about departures to and from Pancevo will be provided by the bus station Pancevo: 013 / 2518‑570.

Activities for tourists in Pancevo

Pancevo offers a large number of activities for tourists of different desires and affinities. From the wide selection we single out:
  • Bicycle rides - arranged paths in the city and its surroundings, which connect Pancevo with European cities through the EuroVelo project, will allow you to have fun and recreate and get to know the beautiful surroundings and natural beauties of the city in the best way.
  • Various activities within the Pančevo adventure - this concept was created in order to use local reserves and natural resources for the purpose of developing a sports spirit. You can enjoy activities: sport climbing, cycling, hiking, orienteering, bird watching, fishing, canoeing and kayaking, swimming, kite flying, archery, archery, hiking and horseback riding, or try adrenaline activities.
  • Visit to the Cultural Center of Pancevo - Cultural Center of Pancevo is an extremely developed institution, which creates and presents it through quality programs: great events, performances for children and adults, the latest film premieres, music concerts and art exhibitions. On the site of the Cultural Center of Pancevo, you will always find the current and rich: repertoire.

Events and festivals in Pancevo

Pancevo and its surroundings have developed a series of quality events that mark important dates, memories of important people and symbols of Vojvodina. Here are the most popular:
  • Days of Weifert - the most famous city event that celebrates the character and work of the most important Pancevo man, George Weifert. Through various activities and programs, visitors will get acquainted with the cultural heritage of Pancevo and important people who lived in the city. It lasts from the middle of May and during it concerts, exhibitions, film screenings, lectures, professional gatherings, a fair of old crafts are held.
  • Pancevo Jazz Festival - has been shown since 1998 and is one of the most important cultural events in Serbia. The festival hosted big names in jazz music: Eddie Henderson, Denise Janah, Adriana Muttenthaler, Bojan Zulfikarpasić, Victor Bailey, Hubert Tubbs. It is held during the first three days of November in the Cultural Center of Pancevo.
  • festival - through concerts, workshops and scientific programs combines the music of the Balkans with the styles of the Middle East, Africa and Asia, as well as those created on the heritage of European nations. The biggest names of the ethno scene perform on it, and it is held on September 27 and 28 every year in the Cultural Center of Pancevo.
  • Pancevo Carnival - a city that has a long tradition of carnival has created an event that has grown into a real celebration of good fun and a positive atmosphere. It is a combination of different carnival traditions and various cultures, which complement each other perfectly here. A large procession moves through the city on June 20 every year, and the festival runs from June 17 to 21.
  • Danube Day - an event that promotes ecology and tourism. It starts on the city beach, where the action of eco-cleaning of the Thames is organized, art workshops of the youngest on the topic of ecology, as well as numerous sports activities, walks. At the end, the event ends with fish soup and tambourines on the terrace of the fishing society Marko Kulic.

Activites for children in Pancevo

The youngest visitors will be delighted with the adventures and attractions available to them in Pancevo. The most famous are:
  • Pancevo adventure - the perfect outdoor space, where kids can have fun and enjoy various activities. Nature reserves Ivanovačka ada, Ponjavica and Deliblatska peščara have become places where numerous playgrounds for children, spaces for socializing with animals, walks, fishing, henna rides, and horseback riding have been developed. 
  • Cultural programs - BE - Biennial of children's artistic expression and theater performances for children. The Cultural Center of Pancevo develops numerous programs for children and allows children to have fun and acquire quality habits. Every day, the repertoire includes covers of the best works of children's literature. In addition, during a month - from May 15 to June 15 - an extremely interesting children's event is held, which teaches children from 5 to 15 years of age important values, but also shows them the most entertaining artistic content.
  • Enjoying the water - the youngest ones can have great fun during their stay in Pancevo at the outdoor and indoor pools of the Mladost Sports Center. The indoor pool is available all year round and features a large Olympic-size pool as well as a small hot water pool. Working hours are: from Tuesday to Friday from 11 am to 5 pm, on Saturdays and Sundays from 12 noon to 4 pm, and the ticket price for children is 105 dinars. A large outdoor pool is available during the three summer months, and opening hours are from 10:00 to 18:00 every day.

What to see in Pancevo?

Pancevo will delight you with its ordinary contents and tours that show the most important city symbols. During your stay in the city, enjoy the following attractions:
  • Industrial zone - the two most recognizable signs of the city are George Weifert and the long tradition of the city's industry. The city has a number of buildings that testify to the industrial heritage, and which are mostly located on the banks of the Thames, within the Old Town. Plants, warehouses, warehouses, and even cafes, the Hungarian royal silk mill, a large grain warehouse - are part of this zone and witnesses of an important era of Pancevo.
  • Weifert's Way - a route called Weifert's Footsteps leads through the most important places that are connected to the most important Pancevo man - a man who became immortal with his humanity and humanity. The route leads from his birth house, through Pancevo's old Weifert brewery, Slavina, the Church of St. Anne, the Weifert family tomb.
  • Cultural monuments - the city has a number of cultural and historical monuments, which testify to the intersection of different cultures and important events and dates in the city. The most numerous buildings are various church buildings: from the Orthodox: the Church of the Transfiguration and the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, to the Romanian Orthodox Church, the Roman Catholic Church of the Parish of St. Charles Borromeo to the Synagogue. In addition to churches, the city has a sundial in Pancevo, a clock on the building of the City Hall, a clock on the oldest building of the city hospital.
  • Cultural institutions - Pancevo can boast of an exceptional offer of cultural content. The most prominent in this category are the National Museum of the city, which houses the departments of ethnology, archeology, history, art history, as well as the library, photo laboratory and pepper department. It preserves the famous Migration of Serbs by Paje Jovanović, as well as objects from the famous Starčevo culture. The archeological site that reveals this culture is one of the attractions that you should not miss when visiting the city. A few kilometers from Pancevo is the village of Starcevo, where, accompanied by a guide, you can see the entire program of life from the Neolithic era.
  • Film story - Pancevo is recognizable by the fact that a large number of the most famous domestic films were shot in this city, but also several foreign productions. Streets, squares, parts along rivers and interiors of houses are extremely attractive as scenography, and the people of Pancevo say that almost every resident has been a part of these big projects at least once. During your visit to the city, you can go on a film tour, which will show you which were the most attractive places in the film.

Accommodation in Pancevo

If you have decided to stay in Pancevo, you will have at your disposal very high quality accommodation units, at affordable prices. The most sought after options are:
  • Hotels - hotel accommodation is the most luxurious option, which, in addition to standard amenities, will also offer you a range of luxury details: spa programs, delicious meals, play areas. Accordingly, the prices range from 9000 to 4000 dinars per night. The most famous are: Hotel Grand Hedonist and Hotel Kutko.
  • Apartments - this type of accommodation is a much more affordable option, which also offers you everything you need for a pleasant stay. Due to the growing demand, apartments in Pancevo have started to be rented out in all parts of the city. The average price of an apartment for two people is about 20 € per night.

Phone numbers of important services

Below are useful telephone numbers of services that you may need during your stay in Pancevo.
Towing service 42-174,
Railway Station 341-111,345-655
ATP - information 518-570,
Market 319-687,
Cultural Center 346-579,
City Library 314-455,
National Museum 341-651,
Dom omladine 311-345,
Television Pancevo 318-492,
Radio Pancevo 351-351, 354-390,
Parking service 351-398,
Elevator service 348-547,
Tourist organization 013 333399.

Where to eat in Pancevo?

Like any city in Vojvodina, Pancevo is home to a large number of restaurants that offer delicious national meals and specialties of international cuisine. We recommend:
  • Restaurants - Vetrenjača, Hedonist, Kaštel, picturesque building Dvorište and Šajka, restaurant located on the water.
  • Fast Food places and bakeries - the best pastries and Italian specialties are made by Fermentaria bakery and Borneo pizzeria.
  • Pastry shops - if you want to enjoy the sweet specialties of Vojvodina, we recommend the pastry shops: Rauljević and Specijal.

Where to go out in Pancevo?

As for the nightlife, Pancevo can offer several quality options, which are divided into two categories with regard to musical choice, ambience and type of guests:
  • Taverns - when it comes to traditional entertainment with folk music, there are cafes With a reason, Jeram and Kordun.
  • Clubs - in charge of conducting young people, who want to enjoy modern sounds. We recommend: Club Imperator, Bar Galaksija and Malt.

Transportation and taxi in Pancevo

City and suburban transport - the Pantransport agency is in charge of organizing city and intercity traffic in Pancevo. A large number of departures run through the municipality from 4 am to around 11 pm. For all additional information visit the website: Pantransport or call: 013 2 518 570

Taxi services - there is a large number of taxi services in Pancevo, which will take you both through the city and to all suburbs. Taxi services are available 24 hours, the starting price is 70 dinars, as well as every kilometer traveled. The most famous taxi services are:
Laguna Taxi - 013 333666; Golub Taxi - 013 355 555; Taxi Petrol - 311 - 111

Parking and public garages in Pancevo

Pancevo is a city that does not have a public garage, but you can park along the city streets. Parking is charged per hour and depends on the zone in which you park your vehicle. Parking in the city is divided into three zones, as follows:
  • Zone 1 - in which the maximum stay is 2 hours, and the price per hour is 25 dinars. For the first zone it is necessary to send a message to: 9131.
  • Zone 2 - allowed stay is 3 hours, and the price per hour is 20 dinars. For this zone it is necessary to send a message to: 9132.
  • Zone 3 - there is no time limit for parking, and the all-day ticket is 60 dinars. You secure it by sending a message to: 9133.

Pancevo surroundings

The surroundings of Pancevo can be described as an empire of beautiful nature reserves, perfect landscapes and unusual phenomena. During your stay in the city you should not miss the following nearby attractions:
  • Excursion sites - perfect places to relax and enjoy the natural environment, which creates clean air. The most famous area is the Ponjavica Nature Park, which is located only 15 kilometers from Pancevo. It is a protected area, in which there are 100 diverse plant species, forest and swamp-swamp vegetation, as well as 40 species of birds and 20 fish species living in the river Ponjavica.
  • Ivanovacka Ada Nature Reserve - 21 kilometers from Pancevo is an area that was created as a remnant of floodplain forests that once dominated the Danube islands. The reserve is a hell 2 to 7 kilometers wide, on which there are poplars, white willows, ash and pedunculate oak. Excursionists and anglers will be delighted with the parts of the Danube and Zimovnik, which are ideal for creating photos.
  • Deliblato Sands - European Sahara and the largest desert in Europe is located about 30 kilometers from Pancevo and is a set of amazing natural phenomena. It is 35 kilometers long and 11 kilometers wide. Various endangered species live in this area: 40 species of rare plants, 1500 insects and 39 species of mammals, among which are the wolf and the eagle crusader. The most interesting tourist sites are Čardak and Devojački bunar.
  • City forest - an area that you can reach in just a few minutes by boat (which runs from the city quay from 11 am to midnight), and which is located on the right bank of the Thames. It is a settlement for numerous bird species, including an endangered species: the black stork. There are pedunculate oak trees, white and black poplars and willows, among which black and wild pigs roam freely.

History of Pancevo

  • Early history - The city lies on a dense network of remnants of ancient necropolises, dating back to the Neolithic period, 5500 BC. Pancevo was first mentioned as a separate city in the 9th century, under the names Panuka, Panucsa, Panoca and Panzova. From the 16th to the 18th century, the city belonged to the Turks, and in 1794 it was liberated and turned into a free town. At the beginning of the 19th century, the city received its first urban development and became a real city community. Then the first institutions were built, trade and crafts were strengthened, and churches were created: Orthodox, Catholic, Jewish.
  • Recent History - At the end of the First World War, Vojvodina was annexed to Serbia, and then Pancevo became an official part of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. Another important moment for the city is the expulsion of the occupiers and the end of the Second World War, after which there is an accelerated development of industry and a large influx of population to Pancevo. That period was crucial for turning Pancevo into one of the largest industrial centers not only in Vojvodina but in the whole of Serbia. Apart from industry, then cultural institutions also developed, archeological excavations were carried out and Pancevo's connection with film developed.

Geography and climate of Pancevo

  • Geography - Pancevo is a city located in the southeastern part of Europe, the northern part of Serbia, in the southern part of the Province of Vojvodina, Banat region. Pancevo is the city and the seat of the municipality, the economic and cultural center of southern Banat. It is located on the border with the municipalities: Kovacica, Alibunar, Kovin and the city of Belgrade, and its southern border is on the Danube. It is one of the largest cities in Vojvodina, called the gate of Banat and the crossroads of railway and road connections to Belgrade, Zrenjanin, Kovin and Smederevo. The altitude of the city is 77 meters and the area is 756 km2.
  • Climate - The territory of the city of Pancevo is considered one of the warmest areas of Vojvodina, with an average annual temperature of 11.3 ° C and more than 100 sunny days during the year. The climate can still be defined as temperate-continental. The average annual value for relative humidity is 77%. Precipitation is highest in late spring, early summer, late fall and early winter. The average rainfall during the year is about 643 mm.

Demography of Pancevo

  • 123,000 inhabitants live on the territory of the city of Pancevo, while the city center alone has 76,000 inhabitants. The average age of the population is 41.5 years, and the majority of it is female.
  • Over 76 percent of the population identified themselves as Serbs. Members of 23 nations live in the municipality, including Macedonians, Hungarians, Romanians, Slovaks, Croats, Muslims, Bosniaks, Roma, Germans, Austrians, Vlachs, Greeks, Jews, Cincari, Chinese, Swiss, Ruthenians, Russians.

Tradition and culture of Pancevo

  • Economic development - Pancevo is known for the development of certain industries, which have been a feature of the city for many years. The first brewery in the Balkans was built in it, in 1722, and then a silk factory was created, which began to seriously produce this fabric in 1900. The special rise of industry was recorded after the First World War, when Pancevo became the center of industry. The factories for which the city is known are: oil refinery, nitrogen plant, petrochemical, light bulb factory, starch, footwear, gasworks, furriers, hemp makers, technogas, furniture, leather processing factory and others.
  • Cultural development - Like almost all cities in Vojvodina, Pancevo can be defined as a space where culture was an extremely important feature. More than 15 cultural institutions have been developed in it: the Cultural Center, the City Library, the National Museum, the Historical Archive, the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments, the Youth Center, the Cultural Center and 9 cultural centers in populated areas. These institutions organize numerous manifestations and days that mark the symbols of the city, among them are the famous jade: bacon, strudel, paprika, wine.

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