Novi Sad must also be explored on any trip to Serbia; overlooking the Danube, it really is unmissable. Home to a selection of flora and fauna, Serbia is truly a gem.
Serbia Tourist Board: The official website for the national tourism organisation of Serbia – a useful resource for planning your trip to Serbia.
Know Before You Go: Travel advice for Serbia from the FCO.
Things to see and do
- Visit Belgrade, the capital and largest city in Serbia. It has a thriving café and restaurant culture, famous nightlife and a passion for arts and literature. The Serbian capital city offers affordable metropolitan living at the crossroads of Central and Eastern Europe.
- Novi Sad is Serbia’s second largest city and is its cultural centre with many museums, galleries, libraries, and theatres. It has even been nicknamed the Serbian Athens.
- Djerdap National Park; the main attraction at the park is Djerdap Gorge, a river valley made from four gorges.
- Follow one of Serbia's numerous wine routes - An example is the Palic wine route which follows the trail of 'Wines from the Sands' because the entire region is on sandy soil. The wine-making tradition in this area is over 2000 years old.
Festivals and events
- Belgrade International Film Festival features some of the best in world cinema. (February – March)
- Belgrade Summer Festival offers an array of theatre, dance, visual art and music at a range of venues in the city including the streets, squares, and theatres. (July – August)
- Exit Noise Summer Fest is the biggest music festival in south-eastern Europe. (July)
- Belgrade Beer Festival is held every summer over 3 to 4 days. (August)
- The Guca Music Festival is a brass band festival which takes place every summer in the Serbian town of Guca. (August)
- Belgrade Race Through History takes place at the historic Kalemegdan Fortress; participants run around the building and around the streets of the city. (October)
- The Joy of Europe Festival encourages children from around Europe to gather in the city to celebrate and encourage a greater union among the diverse peoples of Europe. (October)