Sombor

Sombor

Welcome to Sombor

Sombor is one of the most beautiful cities in Vojvodina, a space that preserves and nurtures important cultural and historical landmarks and the memory of great people who lived and created in the city. The beautiful city atmosphere and numerous facilities have influenced Sombor to become a very attractive tourist destination. That is why we have selected all the most important information about the city and presented the entire tourist offer of Sombor: accommodation, restaurants, tours, excursions, attractions and sights. Find out what the city has to offer and get ready for the perfect trip.

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Sombor Attractions

When to visit Sombor?

Much depends on whether you come to Sombor for recreation or business. However, Sombor is a city in Vojvodina that is ideal for all occasions and for all generations.
  • During the summer - A certain amount of content is available only during the summer. If you want to enjoy the beach of Čonopljansko Lake or swimming, the best period to visit is late spring or summer.
  • During the winter - Even in winter, the city of Sombor offers many rich facilities such as popular spa and wellness facilities, Vojvodina farms are equally popular, as well as important cultural and historical events.
It is safe to say that Sombor can be an ideal place for your vacation throughout the year. Whatever time of year you choose to visit this beautiful city, you will not go wrong.

How to get to Sombor?

Sombor is located in Vojvodina and belongs to the West Bačka District. Therefore, Sombor is one of the cities that are very well connected with the vast majority of cities in Serbia. The distance of Sombor from Nis is 441 km, from Belgrade 2015 km, while from Novi Sad it is exactly 100 km away.
You can get to Sombor in several ways:
  • By car - If you are going from the direction of Belgrade, join the E-75 highway and follow its route until you turn off for Sombor. From Belgrade to Sombor, this type of transport will take you a little less than three hours. A total of 3 carriers perform transport on this route. The ticket price is 1150 dinars.
  • By train - You can also get from Novi Sad and Belgrade by train. The price of a one-way ticket is 534 dinars, while the price of a return ticket is 794 dinars. For all other information, call the Sombor Railway Station 025 / 418‑922
  • By bus - On this route, the transport is performed by a total of 3 carriers: Lasta, Severtrans and Best Komerc bus. The ticket price is 1150 dinars. The first departure from the station Sombor is at 04:00 h, while the last departure is at 18:00 h. From Novi Sad to Subotica the lines are even more frequent, and for all additional information call the bus station number (025) 44-11-66

Activities for tourists in Sombor

Sombor is a city of rich culture and tradition. Here, the traditional is intertwined with the modern, and all that is part of the unique spirit and offer of Sombor. Below we have singled out a few interesting activities for tourists:
  • A tour of the Dragić vineyard - Dragić Winery has a long and successful history of doing business and creating the best wine. In time, it became one of the better and more famous family wineries in the whole of Sombor and its surroundings. At the same time, it is an excellent location for enjoying the natural ambience, so this can be an ideal activity for all lovers of wine and the beautiful ambience of Vojvodina.
  • Visit to the Milan Konjović Gallery - Legacy with over 1000 works by Milan Konjović. A place that you should definitely visit if you are staying in beautiful Sombor. A real attraction for all tourists and art lovers. Milan Konjović is a part of the rich history and culture of Sombor and is one of his most famous painters. Milan Konjović and Sombor are inextricably linked.
  • A walk along the main, Sombor street - It is a beautiful and spacious street with a lot of shops and a pleasant atmosphere in which you will feel the authentic spirit of Vojvodina. The heart of the city of Sombor is located in this street, so if you decide to walk along the main street, it will be a real, Sombor enjoyment.
  • Enjoying the Barcode Wellness & Spa Center - This is one of the most famous hotels with a spa center in Sombor and you can certainly find a number of fun and relaxing activities that will further fulfill your vacation in Sombor. Guests have at their disposal a beautiful and spacious indoor pool. Everything you need for an ideal vacation is there.
  • Going to the Sombor Theater - The Theater in Sombor is one of the best and most famous in all of Serbia. In addition to having a long tradition and an enviable repertoire, the culture of the theater in Sombor is highly valued and respected. Right here you will have the opportunity to watch some of the best shows and enjoy masterful costumes and acting. More information about the repertoire and ticket prices can be found on the website of the theater in Sombor

Events and festivals in Sombor

Considering that we have already pointed out that Sombor is a city of developed tradition and culture, then it is not surprising that there are a large number of festivals and various events in this area:
  • Sombor Drama Evenings - This event is traditionally held every first half of June. It is a beautiful occasion that celebrates acting, beautiful speech and recitation. This event regularly gathers a very large number of amateur, dramatic societies and gives them a chance to show all their talents.
  • Sombor Theater Marathon - Another event that concerns the world of acting and which is also held in June. It is an interesting and educational, theatrical marathon. This event has a really long tradition because it has lasted since 1993. During three days and three nights, one after the other, plays of the Sombor theater and performances of guest theaters are played, so this is a really impressive event that is worth your visit.
  • Eco music festival Regeneracija Dunava- For all lovers of music and good sound, there is also this music festival that carries a strong message. The event is proud of a series of educational contents that are mostly related to the necessary raising of awareness of the importance of the Danube, with musical contents in the form of two-day reggae concerts. The festival is held at the Eco-Recreation Center.
  • Street of Old Crafts - This event promotes crafts that are very necessary and useful, but today, unfortunately, more and more forgotten. It is of an exhibition-sales character, so that many craftsmen can promote and sell their unique services, products and inventions. It is held at the end of June in the center of Sombor and the program is diverse, so that all generations can enjoy it equally.
  • Sombor Literary Festival - In May, this beautiful event is held, which promotes Serbian literature and the written word. In addition, for the first time, contemporary trends in domestic literature are presented here, and the relationship between literature and the world, society and film is discussed today.

Activities for children in Sombor

One of the great advantages of Sombor is its commitment to children and the contents that are most intended for them. The tradition and culture of Sombor has spilled over into the world of the youngest, so that children in this city can meet from a young age with many beautiful and educational events:
  • Sombor Children's Summer - It is held every June and August. This is a perfect opportunity for a very large number of children to gather and enjoy good company, an educational program and a cheerful song. The event is organized under the auspices of the city of Sombor with many programs for children.
  • Colorful vocals - This is a very popular and successful children's music festival that celebrates the best and most talented participants. The children's music festival Colorful Vocals was created in 2010 as part of the celebration of the 140th anniversary of the Sombor Singing Society. Children singers are in the foreground, so care is taken about interpretation, intonation and stage performance. The competition is performed by categories in which the awards of the expert jury are determined.

What to see in Sombor

  • Church of St. George - This church is under the protection of the Republic of Serbia as a monument of great cultural and historical significance. The church is truly a beautiful building both outside and inside. It was built on the site of an old church that was renovated during the Turkish rule.
  • Gymnasium in Sombor - One of the symbols of the city of Sombor and the center of its learning. The high school in Sombor has specialized classrooms and cabinets for natural and social sciences, a sports field and a gym.
  • Monuments and fountains - Fountains and monuments are only one part of the rich Serbian cultural heritage, and at the same time some of the biggest attractions in the cities of Serbia. Some of them can be real works of art, while others can symbolically remind of important historical events.

Accommodation in Sombor

Sombor offers a range of rich and diverse accommodation facilities whose prices, of course, depend on equipment, size and other more or less luxurious amenities. However, the offer of accommodation is rich, so you can easily find something for everyone's taste. The average price of a night in Sombor is around 3000 dinars.
  • Hotels- Garni Hotel Andrić, Barcode Wellness & Spa
  • Apartments- Apartment Cute & Cozy, Spring
  • Motels- Knez Petrol, Krnoic
  • Hostels- Art Hoste
However, the best and biggest offer can be found on the page Apartments Sombor. 

Important telephone numbers and information in Sombor

For all information you can always contact the tourist organization of Sombor on the phone number 025 434350. In the following part of the text we have selected important phones that you will need during your stay:
  • Police 92
  • Fire service 93
  • Ambulance 94
  • Medical center 025/22 - 033
  • Institute for Health Protection 025/22 - 888
  • National Pharmacy 025/26 - 316
  • Notification Center 985
  • Post office 025/22 - 564
  • Bus station 025/441 - 751
  • Railway station 025/25 - 922
  • Taxi service 025/25 - 665
  • Fire service 025/22 - 330
  • JKP "Čistoća" 025/25 - 788
  • Vodokanal 025/25 - 110
  • Electricity distribution 025/24 - 399
  • Energana 025/23 - 753
  • Center for Social Work 025/22 - 499
  • Assembly of the Municipality of Sombor 025/468 - 111

Where to eat in Sombor?

Sombor is also known for its rich table, delicious delicacies and traditional, Vojvodina dishes.
  • Ethno Restaurant Fijaker- This famous restaurant is the number one reason on our list. In addition to a really great offer of food and drinks, this restaurant, located in Sonje Marinković Street, has a beautiful garden with a small pond and a bridge, while of course the popular carriage is part of this beautiful garden.
  • Restaurant Slon - Venac Petrove Gore bb is the location of this popular, Sombor restaurant of national cuisine. Here you will be able to enjoy dishes of traditional taste that have been prepared with special care so that they even look like small masterpieces on a plate.
  • Restaurant Andrić- For all lovers of seafood and fish specialties, restaurant Andrić is an ideal location. It is best known for its excellent fish soup and delicious grilled trout. The best specialties of river and sea fish are waiting for you at Naselje Strand 5.
  • Restaurant Gradska Kafana- Appetizers, soups and stews, pasta, somersaults, grilled dishes, pizzas and desserts, you can find it all on the menu of this Sombor cafe. The prices are affordable and affordable, so you can find something for everyone's taste and pocket. Kralja Petra 1 is the location of this restaurant.
  • Our farm - The ideal place to enjoy the beautiful nature and delicious meals for the whole family. The menu of this farm is special in many ways because on it you can find a number of dishes that are a bit forgettable today, such as: sea soup, Bačka potatoes, pheasant soup and rooster stew. Of course, if you want to try authentic Vojvodina dishes, this is the right place for you.

Where to go out in Sombor?

As one of the largest cities in Serbia, Sombor boasts a rich nightlife. Whether you are a fan of pubs and folk music or you like somewhat alternative sounds such as rock and roll or electronic music, there is a suitable place for you in Sombor:
  • Club 2- This place is perfect for good parties and crazy nightlife that can last until the early morning hours. The atmosphere is great and completely relaxed. During the day it is an ideal place where you can relax and enjoy coffee, while at night it becomes a real club that gathers a lot of visitors. It is located at: Trg Koste Trifkovića 4
  • Club Atina & Margo- Great offer of cocktails, draft beers, as well as strong alcoholic drinks and great gigs are part of the offer of this popular, Sombor club which regularly gathers a very large number of guests. Having a good time here is something that is guaranteed. King Peter I 7 is his location.
  • Club Eden- In Ernesta Kiša 2 you can find this famous Vojvodina club. A large selection of various types of drinks, professional and fast staff and great music are what you can find in this disco. besides that, the ambience of the club was really done with special care and good taste.
  • Maxi Club- This famous night club is located in Filipa Kljajića Street 25. It has a very recognizable interior and an incredibly good atmosphere. It provides the best entertainment for all visitors and creates unforgettable moments. A large selection of drinks, professional service and the best bands, all this awaits you here and of course the best parties in town. 

Transport and taxi in Sombor

City transport
If you come to Sombor by bus, you will not have any worries about transportation because the city transport in the suburbs is well organized. part of the city. There are a large number of lines that run several times a day and which will take you and return you from one end of the city to the other without any problems. The price of a ticket in public transport is 65 dinars, while a ticket for a night ride is 90 dinars.
Taxi service
A large number of taxi services are at your disposal. In the first tariff, the start costs 95 dinars, and the mileage is charged 70 dinars, while in the night tariff, on weekends and holidays, the start costs 120 dinars, and the mileage 90 dinars. The most famous taxi services that work 24/7 are:
R-Taxi Service 025 450450 Lav-Prevoz 025 444555 MAXI TAXI Sombor 025 442222

Parking and public garages in Sombor

The outdoor parking space is divided into four zones. You can pay for parking via a parking ticket (which you buy at the kiosk) and via SMS. For more information, call the Sombor parking service on 0800 102 125
  • Extra zone- 9250
  • Zone1- 9251
  • Zone 2- 9252
  • Zone 3- 9253
Below we have singled out the prices of parking services for you:
  • For one hour - 43 dinars
  • For all-day parking - 179 dinars
  • Pregnant women and people with disabilities have free parking tickets

Surroundings of Sombor

The surroundings of Sombor are as beautiful and important as its center. In fact, it is the surroundings of Sombor that are becoming more and more interesting for tourists.
  • Bački breg- This quail, Vojvodina village is located in the northwest of Vojvodina. According to many, this is one of the most beautiful villages in the vicinity of Sombor. Beautiful nature and wonderful ambience are what this village offers to its guests, as well as clean and fresh air.
  • Čonopolje Lake - This is a small, but certainly beautiful lake that can be an ideal location for a family trip in nature. Our suggestion is to have a small picnic by the lake. In addition, this lake is ideal for all anglers because it is incredibly rich in various types of fish.
  • Gornje podunavlje special nature reserve - Gornje podunavlje is one of the destinations where you can still enjoy sailing on the blue and beautiful Danube. This is an opportunity to explore the endless river canals, but also to enjoy the peaceful nights of rural households, as well as authentic fish specialties.
  • Karapandža Eco Center - This is a protected natural asset that stretches along the left bank of the Danube River and is part of a large complex that stretches all the way to Hungary and Croatia. This is a natural treasure and a real gem of this area and it is certainly one of the really unavoidable places that is really worth visiting.

History of Sombor

  • Sombor in the past - The first mention of Sombor dates back to the 14th century, on the manorial estate of the branched Hungarian family Cobor. Sombor was under Turkish rule for a full 146 years and gradually turned into a large town with many authentic Vojvodina houses. During the Austrian rule, Sombor was of special importance because it was inhabited by Serbs under the leadership of Arsenij Čarnojević.
  • Sombor today - In the modern and contemporary good, the city of Sombor has become a center of great importance for the whole country. Sombor is the permanent seat of the large Bačko-Bodroška County, which covers the entire area between the Danube and the Tisza. A large number of cultural and educational events take place in this city and there are many important institutions. Today, Somor is an important administrative, economic and cultural-educational center. 

Geography and climate of Sombor

  • Geography of Sombor - Sombor is located in the northwest of Vojvodina, located at the bottom of the basin of the former Pannonian Sea. It borders Hungary and the territory of Croatia. Considering that Sombor is a city in Vojvodina, it is not surprising that this city is mostly of plain relief.
  • Climate of Sombor - The climate of Sombor is pleasant and suitable for many. The cathedral has a temperate-continental climate. The lowest temperatures were recorded in January, while the highest were recorded in July. The climate of Sombor is also affected by the flow of air masses from Russia and Central Europe, as well as winds coming from the north.

Demography of Sombor

  • There are 41,889 adults living in Sombor
  • The city of Sombor is very ethnically diverse
  • There are over twenty different nationalities in Sombor
  • There are 18,224 households in the settlement

Tradition and culture of Sombor

Sombor is considered by many to be the greenest city in the country, so it is also part of its rich culture and tradition. All visitors can enjoy the richness of cultural heritage, natural beauty, old crafts, hunting and fishing, quality wines, farms and ethno houses in Vojvodina. We have singled out a few more features of the culture and tradition of Sombor:
  • Sombor County - The symbol of the city of Sombor is certainly this magnificent and imposing building. Even the surroundings are beautiful, beautifully decorated and special attention was paid to every detail. The county is surrounded by a dense and high row of thuja and a beautiful park. In addition to the beautiful architecture, our recommendation is to see live a significant picture of the Battle of Senta, which is the largest canvas in all of Serbia.
  • Sombor wine-Vojvodina wine is the best and highest quality in the whole country. A long tradition of keeping and making wines is nurtured here. Sombor has always aroused great curiosity among all wine lovers. The famous Sombor Triangle is a special area with three vineyard regions. In addition, the entire region around Sombor is a plain, which makes it a very suitable land for making wine.
  • Sombor farms - These authentic, Vojvodina ethno-villages are ideal places for all generations. In Sombor's farms, everyone will find the perfect combination of all the natural beauties and unreal ambience, as well as delicious local cuisine specialties. There are really many choices and everyone can find exactly what suits them best,
  • Multiculturalism - Sombor is recognizable by the fact that several different ethnic communities and several different religions live in this city, which are equally respected and respected. Numerous churches and temples that belong to completely different religions testify to that.

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