Serbia’s one more fortress festival – Nisville Jazz
Except for Exit Festival, Serbia has one more festival that takes place in the fortress.
Nis fortress, in southern Serbia, dates from 1723.
A period when the Turks ruled over the city and the area.
Nisville Jazz festival venue is in the city’s centre, surrounded by hotels, restaurants, tourist info centre, bus stations etc.
Each year Nišville jazz festival attracts 100.000 visitors with legendary guests such as the saxophonist Grace Kelly or Solomon Burke, who attended the festival in the past.
How to get to Nis
Nis is 235 km from the country’s capital Belgrade, 155 km from Sofia, Bulgaria, and just over 200 km from the Macedonian capital of Skopje.
From all three of these cities, you can come by bus, train to visit Nišville.
Places to stay – Hotel tips
Art Loft Hotel is even more fascinating with its artistically designed rooms and fine art. Excellent reviews from its guests.
The hotel is in the centre and not too far away from the fortress.
Best Western Hotel – My Place, an excellent four-star hotel and one of the best-rated hotels in Nis with 9 points of 10!
This hotel is also right in the centre, just across the river, near the fortress.