Bački Petrovac Rural Tourism

Culturally and economically prestigious Backi Petrovac Municipality consists of four settlements out of which Bački Petrovac is a settlement of a town character, and center of Municipality, while the other 3 settlements feature characteristics of Panonian type villages: Kulpin, Gložan and Bački Maglić. Bački Petrovac Municipality is situated 24 km north-west of Novi Sad on the regional road connecting Novi Sad – Odžaci – Sombor.

Bački Petrovac is the largest Slovakian community and economical cultural and administrative center of Slovaks living in Vojvodina, who settled here in the first half of the 18th century (1745). Agriculture is the most important economic activity in Bački Petrovac Municipality, where production of field crops, cattle, and vegetable crops prevail. Slovak cuisine and drinks are very hot, spicy and heavy, featuring strong rural roots, with lots of meat, herbs and vegetables, wheat and potato flour, cheese from cows and sheep, potatoes, onions and garlic. Although rice is not grown here, it is widely-used and incorporated in Slovakian food. Beans, corn on the cob, lentils, parsley,  carrots, pork, beef, chicken and fish are the most popular meats and ingredients. Fruits like apples, plums, apricots, peaches, plums and cherries are offered as a side dish alongside the main meal to mitigate the strong flavors and heavy food aromas.

Visitors of Bački Petrovac Municipality enjoy in touring numerous museums, colorful folklore performances, festival and handcraft exhibitions, culinary courses, cultural and art galleries, Castle in Kulpin village – the best preserved castle of Vojvodina, or relaxing and fishing on the Danube River shore, on the 1284th km of Danube waterway, or winter idyll in Vojvodina lowland. Those who would prefer fun and amusing water activities, sport excitements, plays in swimming pools and geo-thermal water thrills are strongly recommended to visit the largest and the most modern aqua Park in the Balkans – the Petroland in Backi Petrovac ! This Aqua Park provides unique experiences and refreshments in summer days, located at the very entrance to Bački Petrovac. The Petroland Aqua Park was extended to the surface of 4100 sq meters and includes relax pool, large Jacuzzi, children pool with attractions. This Aqua Park in Backi Petrovac is enriched with Wellness&spa center which contains 5 sauna (Bio sauna, Finnish sauna, Steam bath, Infra sauna, Salt room), as well as the ice pools, Jacuzzi, tepidarium, warm bath and wide range of massages.

Bački Petrovac nearby interesting places and activities: culinary courses – preparation of authentic Slovak dishes and the famous tasty kulen hot sausage, Danube River, Canal network system of Danube-Tisa-Danube perfect for fishing, walking, sports, Museum of Agriculture in Kulpin, swimming pool in Maglić, rich hunting grounds, folklore festivals, …