Those who’ve ventured over to Serbia might have joined the party at the Exit Festival in Novi Sad, while others have discovered the legendary nightlife of the capital, Belgrade. Either way, you will love its cities, places and many activities you can do.
In this article, we have singled out some of the most beautiful destination and some of the best activities you can do while visiting Serbia.
If you want to know more about that, all you have to do is read on.
1. Explore Nature at Palic Lake
In Subotica town, you will find stunning and dedicated nature park which will take your breath away. It is home to a natural spa on the Palic Lake’s northern section. There you can see many different species of birds and other wildlife. And while you are in this town, you should check their famous ZOO, which is a perfect day out for a family.
2. Head to Tara National Park
If you are visiting Serbia with your family, then you will love this national park. It is located in the high mountains of Zvezda, Stolac, Crni Vrh and Tara range. During winter, you can snowboard or ski, and during the summer you will enjoy water-sports and hiking. The sightseeing is amazing. So if you love to explore nature, you should definitely check this destination out.
3. Wine Tours
Nothing improves appreciation and understanding of wine than going to the local wineries. It is so much more than just a labeled bottle; it’s an experience when meeting the woman or man who are making it, a vineyard and a landscape. Many wineries make wine that was rewarded and have a reputation that is more than great.
The ones you should explore are Zvonko Bogdan and Tonkovic winery in Palic, Brindza winery in Backa Topola, DiBonis, Nedin and Galot winery near Vrsac, Mackov podrum winery in Irig, Radovanovic winery in Krnjevo village, Acumincum winery in Slankamen, Veselinovic-Benisek, Kis and Zivanovic winery in Sremski Karlovci, and more.
4. Learn about History at Lepenski Vir
The archaeological site is very popular and located next to the Danube, in the beautiful Derdap Gorge. If you love history, you will love this place. It has many artifacts from 6500 – 5500 BC. The central part has been a former ritual site, which is more than interesting to see. You will also have a chance to explore many other areas of interest.
5. Visit Resavska Pecina
Close to the Despotovac town, in eastern Serbia, you can visit an ancient cave network. This underground is something every visitor needs to see. The formations will blow your mind, and the fact that this is a cave that is around 80 million years old will leave you speechless. There are various stalagmites, stalactites, waterfalls, galleries, and halls to check out. Bear in mind that you will need a whole day to explore it, as it covers around 11 hectares.
6. Shopping in Belgrade
Let’s face it, we all love nature and sightseeing, but sometimes we need some other medicine to relax and enjoy. Of course, we are talking about shopping. The best part about shopping in Belgrade is that the prices are lower than those in Western Europe or America.
And your best destination for this activity is the capital city Belgrade. You can purchase some souvenirs to take back home with you, or shop for clothes or shoes that you can find in High Street stores. There are local stores and many others which names you will recognize.
7. Dance at the Exit Music Festival
This festival is something you cannot miss. If you love something modern, you should visit the city which is located north of Belgrade, Novi Sad. There you can enjoy fantastic music, great food, friendly people, and explore this beautiful city. Exit brings together some of the best musicians in the world, from all known musical genres.
Some of them who passed through this festival are David Guetta, Sting, Prodigy, Leonard Cohen, Martin Garrix, and many others. It is also known as ‘’Exit in Serbia’’, and is traditionally held in July. Before dancing the night away, enjoy the warm sunshine, local beach, and a cold drink. Every year Exit gathers thousands of tourists, so visiting it is quite a huge hit.
8. Enjoy the Festival Kustendorff in Drvengrad
Kustendorff is a film and cultural destination that is unavoidable on the tourist map of Europe and Serbia. The famous film director Emir Kusturica is the creator of this tourist miracle. Johnny Depp, Jim Jarmus, Monica Bellucci and many other are regular guests of Drvengrad. The creator dedicates everything to the art of cinema.
The Kustendorff Film Festival is very important there, especially because it brings together a lot of well-known individuals from the world of film. So, if you a movie lover, make sure to visit this charming destination.
9. Explore Forgotten Heaven – Miroc Mountain
While making its way through the cliffs of Djerdap canyon, where the Danube twists, this mountain stretches on over 300 square kilometers. Djerdap was declared a national park in 1974, so you need a permit to climb the highest point of this mountain, Great Strbac.
It is located above the Danube’s narrowest part. Miroc has plateaus such as Alun, Beljan, and Kiloma, as well as mountain peaks such as Glavica, Carsija, Visoki Cukar and Mali Vis. Private accommodations and hotels can be found in Tekije, Kladovo and Donji Milanovac.
10. Kopaonik – Enjoying and Skiing
This mountain is known worldwide for the natural beauty that offers. Tourists can enjoy it during the winter and summer. It is heaven not only for the elite in Serbia but from all over the world, and a green oasis which is an ideal place for eco-tourists too.