Belgrade Holidays

Belgrade, the radiant capital of Serbia, is a treasure trove of cultural and historical grandeur. It's a city cocooned at the crossing of the Sava and Danube rivers, where a rich tapestry of Eastern and Western influences blend seamlessly. With a vibrant nightlife, dynamic cultural scene, and a history reaching back to the Vinča culture of the 6th millennium BC, Belgrade has an enormously appealing and unique charm.

Offering a smorgasbord of cobbled streets, imposing fortresses, and quirky galleries, there’s a reason why Belgrade has blossomed into an underrated tourist hotspot. Whether you're here for a week-long retreat or a quick city break, you're sure to find something to relish in this eclectic city.

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Things to See and Do

Serbia's illustrious capital, Belgrade, is a vibrant fusion of historical legacies and modern attractions. It is a city of contrasts, where medieval relics stand alongside contemporary masterpieces. Let's delve into the top sights you simply cannot afford to miss.

Belgrade Fortress

Immerse yourself in the history of the Belgrade Fortress: Perched at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, the Belgrade Fortress is a testament to the city's captivating past. Let yourself wander amongst centuries-old stone walls, soaking up the panoramic views of the city and the winding rivers.


Indulge in the comforts of FountainVrelo: FountainVrelo offers not just a well-appointed place to stay, but also a wonderful base from which to explore Belgrade. With comfortable family-friendly layouts and gastronomic diversity just a stone's throw away, it provides a quintessentially Serb experience.

Novi Dvor

Marvel at the grandeur of Novi Dvor: The Novi Dvor, a residence once home to Serbia's royal dynasty, showcases an exemplary melding of Renaissance and Baroque stylings. Now functioning as the presidential palace, it remains an architectural crown jewel of the city.

National Museum

Uncover ancient secrets at the National Museum: With a collection spanning millennia, a visit to the National Museum is akin to a journey through the country’s rich history and culture. It’s a riveting excursion that shouldn’t be missed by any culture-vultures visiting Belgrade.


Walk through the Bohemian Skadarlija: Stroll down Skadarlija, Belgrade's bohemian quarter, to witness rustic charm coming alive in the heart of the city. With quaint restaurants offering traditional music and Serbian delicacies, it's a treat for the senses.

Food and Drink

The culinary landscape of Belgrade will tantalise your taste buds with a hearty convergence of oriental tastes and European delicacies. From street stalls to fine-dining restaurants, indulge in the city's gastronomical treasures.

Enjoy a traditional pljeskavica

Experience Serbia's answer to the burger – the pljeskavica. Grilled to perfection and usually garnished with cheese, lettuce, and onions, this mouthwatering local favourite is best enjoyed at street stalls scattered across the city centre.

Sip on a rakia

Relax with a shot of rakia, Serbia's national drink. This strong fruit brandy, best enjoyed at the quirky rakia bars scattered around Belgrade, will definitely put a spirited finish to your day.

Savour a Karađorđeva schnitzel

This hearty dish, reminiscent of a cordon bleu, is filled with cheese and ham, then rolled and breaded before frying. Savour the delectable Karađorđeva schnitzel at any traditional Serbian restaurant.

Dine at a kafana

Experience a quintessential Serbian dining experience at a kafana – traditional restaurants with a warm, tavern-like atmosphere. Try out 'Tri šešira' (Three Hats), one of the oldest in the city, located in the bohemian Skadarlija district.

Destination Essentials

Whether it's to admire Belgrade's eclectic architecture or to soak in the city's vibrant culture, the best time to visit is from April to October, when the weather is mild and the city is alive with outdoor events. The warm summer months of July and August are ideal for beach visits and outdoor festivals, but also draw large crowds.

For those who prefer fewer tourists and a milder climate, the shoulder seasons of April-May and September-October offer a more relaxed experience. With the city's rich culture and historical attractions open year-round, you can be assured of an immersive experience whenever you choose to visit.


Belgrade might not be a coastal city, but its river beaches ensure that water lovers won't leave unsatisfied. With a vibrant beachside culture, these delightful spots offer a refreshing respite from the city's hustle and bustle.

Relax on the sandy Lido beach

Located on the northern tip of the Great War Island, Lido's golden sands and serene waters provide a perfect city escape. The beachside restaurants offer a delightful spread to stave off any hunger pangs.

Plunge into the waters of Ada Ciganlija beach

Commonly referred to as Belgrade's Sea, Ada Ciganlija is an oasis of fun with a plethora of sports activities. Boasting a gravel beach and clear waters, it's the perfect spot to spend a summer day.

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