HOW TO GET HERE?
The proximity of city centers:
- Belgrade – 330 km
- Plovdiv – 220 km
- Sofija – 82 km
- Niš – 92 km
- Pirot – 23 km
- Caribrod - Dimitrovgrad – 22 km
The Jerma River canyon can be reached from Pirot, Dimitrovgrad or Babušnica. Pirot and Dimitrovgrad can be reached by car on highway E-80 and then continuing on local roads.
If you are travelling from Pirot and Dimitrovgrad, you should follow the turning for the village Sukovo (13km from Pirot and 11 km from Dimitrovgrad). You will pass through the village Sukovo and after around ten kilometers you will reach the first part of the canyon – Vlaško gorge and the village Vlasi. If you continue on the same road, after 3km there is the Poganovo monastery and the entrance to the second part of the canyon – Odorovačko gorge. After exiting the second part of the canyon, the village Trnski Odorovci is located.
If you are travelling from Babušnica to the village Trnski Odorovc and Vlasi, you will arrive through the settlement Zvonci and Zvonačka Spa.
In order to arrive in the cities of Pirot, Dimitrovgrad or Babušnica, you can use bus transport. These cities are well connected with all larger cities in Serbia and Bulgaria. In order to reach the Jerma River canyon, you should travel by local bus lines further on.
Make sure to check before departure the timetable with the transporter.
Contact: Jeremić prevoz 010/310 - 939
FROM PIROT TO THE RIVER JERMA CANYON
Bus station Pirot – Trnski Odorovci - Zvonce
- 05:50 (arrives at 06:43) no rides on Sundays,
- 08:15 (arrives at 09:02)
- 14:15 (arrives at 15:02)
FROM THE RIVER JERMA CANYON TO PIROT
Bus stop Trnski Odorovci - Pirot
- 07:13 (no rides on Sunday),
Bus station Pirot: +381 10 342 548
Nišekspres/office in Dimitrovgrad: +381 65 466 93 92
Bus station Nišekspres Babušnica: +381 10 385 017
If you decide to have an adventure ride by railroad from Belgrade, Niš or Sofia, your stop is Sukovo, which is 15 km far from the Jerma River canyon.
Srbija Voz: http://www.srbvoz.rs/redvoznje.html
Železnice Srbije: http://www.zeleznicesrbije.com Tel: +381 11 360 28 99
- Fox taksi: +381 10 321 111
- Blue taksi: +381 10 318 222
- Lux taksi: +381 60 55 17 010
The Jerma River canyon is located near two airports, one in Serbia, in Niš – Constantine the Great Airport - https://nis-airport.com/en/ and another one in Bulgaria, Sofia - https://www.sofia-airport.bg/en/passengers.
The airport in Niš is around 90km far from the Jerma River canyon, and the first large city you will reach if you are travelling from Niš is Pirot. You can reach Pirot from Niš by renting a car in one of the rent–a–car agencies or by bus.
Rent a car in Niš:
- At the airport: https://www.nisrentacar.rs/en/
- In the city: http://rentalex-rentacar.com/ , http://www.budget.rs/, https://rentacarnis.rs/
If you are arriving at the airport in Sofia, which is around 80km far from Jerma River canyon, the first city you will reach is Dimitrovgrad.