Best places to visit in Serbia

Top Destinations in Serbia

Serbia - Belgrade River - Eastern Europe - On The Go Tours
Our pick #1

Belgrade

Situated where the Danube and Sava rivers meet, Belgrade, Serbia's capital, is a captivating blend of history and modernity. Its resilient spirit bears witness to centuries of tumultuous past, reflected in its diverse architecture ranging from medieval fortresses to communist-era blocks and contemporary skyscrapers. The city's lively streets are adorned with charming cafes, bustling markets, and vibrant nightlife venues, embodying a dynamic energy that never sleeps. Belgrade's rich cultural tapestry unfolds through its museums, galleries, and theatres, while its parks and green spaces offer serene respites amidst the urban bustle. Here, the past intertwines seamlessly with the present, creating a unique experience that beckons exploration.

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Our pick #2

Novi Sad

Nestled on the banks of the mighty Danube River, Novi Sad, Serbia's second-largest city, exudes a magnetic charm that captivates visitors from near and far. Renowned for its picturesque beauty and vibrant cultural scene, Novi Sad boasts an eclectic blend of historic architecture, including the iconic Petrovaradin Fortress, standing proudly atop the city's skyline. Cobblestone streets wind through the Old Town, lined with charming cafes, boutique shops, and colourful facades. The city pulses with artistic energy, hosting an array of festivals, concerts, and cultural events throughout the year, including the famous EXIT Festival. Novi Sad's warm hospitality and rich heritage make it a treasure trove waiting to be discovered.

Subotica - Serbia
Our pick #3

Subotica

Found near the border of Hungary and Serbia, Subotica is a hidden gem renowned for its stunning Art Nouveau architecture and multicultural heritage. The city's elegant streets are adorned with ornate facades, intricate details, and vibrant colours, showcasing a rich tapestry of history and culture. Landmarks such as the City Hall and the Subotica Synagogue stand as testaments to the city's diverse influences. Bustling markets, quaint cafes, and lively squares fill the city with a vibrant energy, while nearby Lake Palic offers serene retreats for relaxation. Subotica's unique charm and welcoming atmosphere make it a destination worth exploring for travellers seeking beauty and authenticity.

Griffon vulture uvac nature reserve - serbia
Our pick #4

Uvac Special Nature Reserve

The Uvac Special Nature Reserve is a mesmerizing sanctuary of natural beauty and biodiversity. Within the rugged terrain of southwestern Serbia, the reserve is renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, characterized by deep river canyons, lush forests, and pristine meadows. The crown jewel of Uvac is its meandering river, which winds through the dramatic Uvac Canyon, revealing stunning views at every turn. Visitors can marvel at the reserve's resident colony of Griffon vultures, one of Europe's largest, as well as numerous other bird species and wildlife. Adventure-seekers can explore the reserve's network of hiking trails and embark on boat tours to fully immerse themselves in its splendour.

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Our pick #5

Nis

Nis, Serbia's third-largest city, is a captivating blend of ancient history and modern vibrancy. Steeped in over two millennia of heritage, Nis boasts an impressive array of archaeological treasures, including the iconic Nis Fortress and the well-preserved Skull Tower, reminders of its rich past. The city's bustling streets feature charming cafes, bustling markets, and lively squares at every turn. Nis is also a cultural hub, hosting festivals, concerts, and events that celebrate its diverse heritage. Surrounded by picturesque landscapes and steeped in tradition, the city invites visitors to immerse themselves in its storied past and vibrant present.

Zlatibor - Serbia
Our pick #6

Zlatibor

Zlatibor can be found in the picturesque countryside and is a serene haven renowned for its natural beauty and tranquil atmosphere. Surrounded by rolling hills, dense pine forests, and pristine meadows, Zlatibor offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Visitors can explore its charming villages, with traditional wooden houses and rustic architecture, and indulge in outdoor activities such as hiking, horseback riding, and skiing during the winter months. The region's pure air and healing climate have earned it a reputation as a health retreat, with numerous spas and wellness resorts offering rejuvenating treatments. Zlatibor's timeless charm and pristine landscapes make it a haven for nature lovers and seekers of serenity alike.

Kopaonik National Park - Serbia
Our pick #7

Kopaonik National Park

Kopaonik National Park is the perfect example of Serbia's pristine wilderness, it’s a breathtaking expanse of rugged mountains, lush forests, and alpine meadows. As Serbia's largest mountain range, it offers unparalleled opportunities for outdoor adventure and exploration. In the winter months, its slopes transform into a winter wonderland, attracting skiers and snowboarders from around the world with its well-groomed trails and abundant snowfall. During the summer, the park comes alive with vibrant wildflowers, inviting hikers to traverse its network of scenic trails and discover hidden valleys and cascading waterfalls. Home to diverse flora and fauna, including rare species such as the Balkan lynx, Kopaonik National Park is a true natural gem, offering visitors a chance to reconnect with the wilderness in all its splendour.

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