Bačka Palanka is situated on the left bank of the Danube river, 45 km upriver from Novi Sad, across the ancient town of Ilok. The municipality encompasses Obrovac, Karađorđevo, Tovariševo, Mladenovo, Čelarevo, Gajdobra, Nova Gajdobra, Silbaš, Parage, Despotovo, Pivnice and two villages in Srem – Neštin and Vizić.
The famous castle in Čelarevo, with the applied art’s exhibits dating back to 18th and 19th century, is 10 km from Bačka Palanka. The biggest necropolis in Vojvodina is discovered in Čelarevo, with the graves from 8th and 9th century and extraordinary archeological findings (gold and other precious metals, weapons and tools).
Favourable geographical position, as well as good climatic conditions (the Pannonian plane, the Danube river and the Fruška Gora slopes) represent a significant tourist potential. The famous hunting and touring grounds like Bagremara, Tikvara, Ristovača i Karađorđevo are In the close proximity of Bačka Palanka.