Serbia Tourism
A Country with Vast Natural Beauty


Serbia Tourism results from the diversity and great range of tourist destinations, especially for those seeking new and exciting destinations.

It features attractions for all travelers, the romantic and the religious; and above all its vast natural beauty.




Belgrade the Capital of Serbia

Belgrade the Capital of Serbia


Officially the Republic of Serbia is located on the border between central and Eastern Europe covering in part the Pannonia Plain and the Balkans.    

A landlocked country, it borders Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Croatia and Bosnia. It also claims border with Albania, through the disputed territory of Kosovo.

Belgrade the capital of Serbia is one of the largest cities in Eastern Europe. It is also an official candidate for membership in the European Union.


Kalemegdan Fortress a witness to Serbian History

Kalemegdan Fortress a witness to Serbian History



  • Kalemegdan Fortress

Located in Belgrade, on the site where River Sava meets the Danube and the crossroads of Central and Eastern Europe.

This fortress has been a witness of many conquerors that have fought here, for the power over the city among them the Romans, Huns, Goths, Byzantines, Austro Hungarians and Turks.

Historically, the city of Belgrade rested within the thick walls of the fortress, defending it from countless invasions. You may visit Kalemegdan Park within the walls, in order to see a number of historical monuments and sculptures.


 


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Novi Sad a modern dynamic Serbian City

Novi Sad a modern dynamic Serbian City


  • Novi Sad

It was once a drawing line between the Hapsburg and Ottoman cultures. It is here where 300 years ago the Austro Hungarian Empire established their outpost and it still symbolizes the corner stone of this city.

Today it is a modern and dynamic city. It is home to many nationalities that live in perfect harmony. It is proud of its many architectural styles.


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Peace Chapel commemorating the Treaty of 1699

Peace Chapel commemorating the Treaty of 1699


  • Sremski Karlovci

It is located by the banks of the Danube at the foot of Mount Fruška Gora. It is a city full of history. It has retained most of its baroque architecture dating to the 17th century.

This city is of high significance to Serbians, since many historic events affecting Serbia and the rest of Europe occurred here.

Visit the “Chapel of Peace”, the venue of the 1699 Peace Treaty between the Holy Alliance of Austria, Poland and Venice with Turkey.

But, the real claim to fame of this city is their wine production of their Karlovacko wine, which has been consumed throughout the Royal Palaces of Europe. Visiting Sremski Karlovci without tasting their wine would be totally unacceptable.

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Palic Lake in Serbia with beaches bars and restaurants

Palic Lake in Serbia with beaches bars and restaurants


  • Palic Lake

This lake is located in the vicinity of the city of Subotica, between the Danube and the river Tisza, in northern Serbia.

It features promenades, beaches, restaurants, hotels and villas. Every summer they hold the Palic International Film Festival and many other events.

The wine production of the area has been on a rise. Visit one of the farms in the region and you will be taken back in time and learn the old way of living of the locals.

Wine production in this region is experiencing a renaissance, and therefore you should not miss visiting some of the many wine cellars and wineries. Visit some of the farms in the region that will take you back in time and where you will learn about the old ways of life of people who lived in this area.


Fantast Castle

This castle, located on the Vojvodina plains was built by Bogdan Dundjerski.

It is surrounded by a French-English Park and a horse farm.  St Georgij Church is worth a visit to see the figure of the Virgin on the iconostasis

Zasavica

This Nature Reserve is located where the rivers Drina and Sava meet.

It is home of strange flora and fauna examples. Enjoy the walks, boat rides, fishing and bird watching. It also has rich cultural and historical heritage.

National Museum of Serbia

Established in 1844 this is the largest and oldest museum in Serbia and former Yugoslavia.

It is located on Republic Square in Belgrade and has grown to more than 400,000 objects of exhibition.

Djavolja Varos

Created by volcanic activity of a million years, Djavolja Varos, or Devil’s Town, is a unique group of 202 rock formations on Radan Mountain, near Kuršumlija.

These rock monoliths jut from the earth nearly 15 meters high and can be 6 meters in width.

Museum of the famous inventor Nikola Tesla

Museum of the famous inventor Nikola Tesla


  • Nikola Tesla Museum

Tesla invented the alternating current motor and subsequently AC power which revolutionized technology as we know it. Come discover Tesla’s monumental technological achievement and his many other ideas and creations.

  • St Sava Temple

This amazing domed structure was erected in honor of Saint Sava, the first Serbian Archbishop who lived in the 12th century. He united Serbia and many other Balkan kingdoms creating long standing peace for the region.

  • Cele Kula

The 19th century Battle of Čegar against the Ottoman Empire saw the death of thousands of soldiers. As a lesson to future Serbian uprisings, Ottoman Sultan Mahmud II built a monument from the skulls of the defeated rebels. This grim structure is a reminder of this land’s turbulent history.

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Nis Fortress dating to the 18th century

Nis Fortress dating to the 18th century


  • Nis Fortress

This 18th century fort was built on the banks of the Nišava River, in the city Nis. It has four gates leading the crucial destinations Istanbul, Belgrade, Vidin and Nis. It was used as a point of control by the Turks.

  • Sirogojno

Stop for a nice pause in this village at the slopes of Mount Zlatibor and experience traditional Serbian life outside the city.

It is made of rustic wood planked houses, a dairy, a bakery and a hotel. This city prides itself on their crafts, pottery, knitting and mosaics.

  • Ada Ciganlija

This peninsula is a former island on the mouth of the Sava River. It is covered in trees and meadows.

This is the perfect place to relax on the beaches and enjoy a nice swim, or maybe, take a boat on the river.


For more information visit Serbia Tourism Website


Petrovaradin Fortress part of Serbia Tourism

Petrovaradin Fortress part of Serbia Tourism


  • Petrovaradin Fortress

This is a symbol of the turmoil this area has witnessed through the centuries. It features a network of underground tunnels that span nearly 16 kilometers, a feature that was used to protect citizens and transport goods.

  • Skadarlija

What once was a Gypsies Street has evolved into a nice neighborhood housing local artisans from around the city. The cobbled stoned streets invite the visitors for a stroll to absorb the history and culture of this unique town.


Map of Serbia and its neighbors

Map of Serbia and its neighbors



images for serbia tourism

belgrade n/a
kalemagdan by threat to democracy
novi sad by goran smith
sremski by aktron
palic by dickelbers
fntast by manedj
zasavica by remijonan
nationl musuem by petar milosevic
djavolija by miljana todorovic
nikola by begoon
nis fortress by fiia
petrovalin fort by wolfgang huncher

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