Belgrade is the capital city of Serbia and serves as the financial center for the country, and for Southeastern Europe. Located at the confluence of the rivers Sava and Danube where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkan Penninsula, this strategic geographical position has made it an important stronghold for the Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, Serbian and Austrian empires.
Having been completely destroyed and rebuilt more than 40 times, this is a city with many stories to tell. Most recently in 1999 Belgrade was bombed by NATO during the Kosovo war, causing catastrophic damage. Many buildings remain in their broken state today as a memorial for the bombings. Aside from numerous reconstructed buildings, there is continual development in new infrastructure in the city.
Belgrade has many outstanding museums and galleries, including the Nikola Tesla Museum, and is well known for its culinary curiosities, friendly people, and active atmosphere. Time spent in Belgrade is time spent well, with activities made to suit every preference. This is a city better known for its stories than its beauty, there is much to learn and explore in Belgrade.
Transport to Belgrade
Belgrade is a compact city that is easy to navigate on foot, however, it also has a great public transport network. Belgrade ground transportation consists of trams, trolleybuses, buses, and taxis. Public transport tickets are not included in your itinerary, however, instructions on how to purchase them and where they can be bought will be provided.
Nikola Tesla is the only international airport in Belgrade and the largest in the country. It is directly connected with major European cities. All flights from the United States, Canada, and other international countries will require one stop via another European city.