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From Belgrade: Novi Sad & Sremski Karlovci Full-Day Tour

1. From Belgrade: Novi Sad & Sremski Karlovci Full-Day Tour

Departing from your accommodation, head toward the northern Serbian province of Vojvodina. For an hour, you will enjoy the colorful landscapes of the Pannonian Plain while hearing stories about the area's turbulent history. Reaching the Fruska Gora region, you will find over 16 medieval Orthodox monasteries nested in this region. Explore one on the way toward Sremski Karlovci, a quiet little Baroque town with small houses, churches, palaces, gardens, and an impressive history. Visit the Chapel of Peace, where a peace treaty was signed. Visit the main square, the Four Lion Fountain, the Karlovci Gymnasium, the town hall, the Roman Catholic Church, the Serbian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas, and more.  You will be able to taste a famous "Bermet", a Serbian wine that even made it to Titanic. Your next stop will be the Petrovaradin Fortress, one of the largest strongholds in Europe, which is still preserved. Built by the Austrian Empire in the 17th and 18th centuries, this fortress played a significant role in defending the middle European countries from Ottoman attacks. You will be able to walk through the fortress, pass through some of its gates, and see some of the interesting places from the top, like the City Museum, the old military barracks, and the clock tower. Enjoy the view over the Danube and the city of Novi Sad. As the second largest city in Serbia, with its typical Central European appearance and proud history of being a cultural and intellectual center in the Austro-Hungarian Empire which, it earned the nickname 'Serbian Athens.' See the Museum of Vojvodina and Dunavski Park, the largest green area in the city, the beautiful neo-Romantic Serbian Orthodox Bishop’s Palace, and visit the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. George from the 18th century with its invaluable iconostasis painted by famous Serbian painter Paja Jovanovic. Walk through the main street further on, enjoying the 18th and 19th-century architecture as well as endless rows of cafes and restaurants, and then reach Liberty Square - a central point in the city. Here, you will find the town hall, Roman Catholic Cathedral, Finance Palace, and the neo-classical edifice of the oldest city hotel, Vojvodina. You will then pass by the Serbian National Theater and reach the city synagogue, the beautiful Hungarian Secession-style building, one of the largest European synagogues still standing. Then, take a break for a traditional Serbian lunch (at your own expense), go shopping and enjoy Novi Sad, and, at the arranged time, get back into the vehicle and head back to Belgrade.

Belgrade: Guided City Boat Cruise

2. Belgrade: Guided City Boat Cruise

Leave behind the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a ride down the Sava and Danube rivers on a city boat cruise with an expert guide. Step aboard our boat for a delightful Belgrade Cruise tour along the scenic Sava River! Over the course of 1.5 hours, we'll treat you to a panoramic view of Belgrade's most iconic landmarks. Starting from our embarkation point on the Sava River, you'll glide past the historic Belgrade Fortress and the serene Great War Island, a pristine natural gem. Our journey continues under the famous Belgrade bridges, including Branko's Bridge and Gazela, offering stunning views of the city skyline. You'll also catch glimpses of modern Belgrade projects such as Belgrade Waterfront and Belgrade Fair, home to Hall 1, one of the world's largest concord halls. Throughout the tour, our English-speaking guide will regale you with captivating stories, enriching your Belgrade experience. Note: The cruise time on the boat is 1.5 h, and the whole tour time with time for meeting with tour guide, boarding and disembarkation is 2h.

Belgrade: Bus transfer between Airport and Slavija Square

3. Belgrade: Bus transfer between Airport and Slavija Square

Getting to and from Belgrade central in a seamless way with 24/7 bus service connecting Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport and Belgrade Slavija Square provided by A1 Shuttle Make the journey before and after your flight hassel-free by simply relaxing on air-conditioned buses from the comfort of your seat with necessary amenities offered. A1 Shuttle offers a cheap option to get you to Belgrade central from the airport or vice-versa at only $3.66 in a 35-minute bus ride instead of catching premium taxi options. The transportation service is reliable with daily buses running 24/7, even more bus schedules running every 20 minutes during rush hours. No worries to miss out your travel plan with ticket valid up to 24 hours on the day booked. Stay connected to the world by accessing to our free Wifi available on board or easily charge your mobile devices with power supply available at every seat to get ready for your next trips. You can also spend quality time on the bus enjoying the media system on board or simply organizing your travel plans. A toilet is also accessible on board for your convenience.

Belgrade: Fortress Underground Tour w/Wine Along the River

4. Belgrade: Fortress Underground Tour w/Wine Along the River

Discover the original Belgrade Fortress Underground Tour – explore city's hidden secrets while visiting underground sites the notorious Roman well, Cold War military bunker, and gunpowder storage. Conclude your journey with a glass of wine in Michelin-recommended restaurant by the Sava River. Your first stop will be the Roman well built by the Austrians in the 18th century. Hear about the many mysteries connected to it and why it is considered Alfred Hitchcock's favorite spot in Belgrade. Your tour will continue to an Army bunker, dating back to the beginning of the Cold War era. It reveals the long-kept secrets of Communist Yugoslavia. If you're a fan of archeology, you will enjoy the Roman lapidarium in the gunpowder warehouse, where Roman artifacts from the territory of Serbia are exhibited. Finish your tour with a glass of wine in Beton Hala, a former industrial warehouse located on the bank of the Sava River that has been transformed into a vibrant space for dining and drinking.

From Belgrade: Golubac Fortress and Iron Gate Gorge Tour

5. From Belgrade: Golubac Fortress and Iron Gate Gorge Tour

Drive along the winding Danube river on this day trip from Belgrade. Explore the Golubac fortress and discover the oldest Mesolithic sculptures in all of Europe with a visit to the Lepenski Vir museum. Start with pickup from your accommodation and a 2-hour drive toward Eastern Serbia. Take in beautiful landscapes and listen to interesting stories about this part of the country. Stop at Golubac fortress, a defensive complex which used to defend many kingdoms through centuries. Golubac is the perfect fairy-tale castle, wonderfully set off by its location in the rugged landscape at the head of Đerdap Gorge. Admire its nine towers which are 20-25 meters high. Gaze out at views of the Danube from the fortress. Proceed towards the widest part of the Danube at the Iron Gate. Watch at the Danube suddenly gives the impression of the sea. After around 30 minutes of driving, reach the next stop, Lepenski Vir. The early settlement dates back to 7,000-6,000 BC. It marks the beginning of civilization in Europe. View a holographic reconstruction of houses in Lepenski Vir. See more than 100 items (utensils, tools, and instruments, jewelry, altars, sculptures, Neolithic ceramics) illustrating the Mesolithic and Neolithic periods in Lepenski Vir. The setting also involves the reconstruction of burial methods in Lepenski Vir. After the museum, stop in a unique, authentic restaurant with a fantastic view overlooking the Danube to enjoy a traditional lunch made of specialties of the cuisine of Eastern Serbia. Return to Belgrade in the evening hours.

Belgrade: Sunset Sightseeing Cruise with Drinks

6. Belgrade: Sunset Sightseeing Cruise with Drinks

This atmospheric cruise is a great start to your evening in Belgrade. Let yourself be swept away by the magic and beauty of the city. The magic hour cruise is the most romantic way to explore Belgrade district by night. Get on board your boat, sit back, relax and enjoy the view. Pass under the bridges of Belgrade and soak up the magical atmosphere this tour will offer you. Discover the beautiful sights, floating houses, bridges, enchanting lights, and historic architecture under the city’s sky. The Magic hour cruise also offers wine, beer, water or soft drinks. On your way back, the sun goes down and the city lights will be switched on.

From Belgrade: Gems of Eastern Serbia Tour

7. From Belgrade: Gems of Eastern Serbia Tour

Discover Eastern Serbia in this day-long tour. Begin by exploring Manasija, a monastery built in early 15th century. Trace the fortifications surrounding the complex constructed to protect the Church of Saint Trinity against the Ottomans. See its fresco paintings, a representation of the greatest achievements of medieval Serbian arts and culture. Continue on to witness the dazzling cave jewelry of Resava, an 80-million-year-old cave discovered in 1962. Walk the 800 meter trail that is open to visitors and discover why this is one of the most visited caves in this part of Europe. Afterward, proceed to Veliki Buk waterfall, one of Eastern Serbia's top attractions. Admire the Krupaj Spring located 30km from Veliki Buk waterfall, on the west side of Beljanica Mount. It belongs to the group of karst springs and represents one of the most beautiful springs in Eastern Europe. Return to Belgrade in the early evening.

Western Serbia 1-Day Tour of the Key Sites from Belgrade

8. Western Serbia 1-Day Tour of the Key Sites from Belgrade

Be collected from your accommodation in Belgrade and head to the countryside of Western Serbia, which is known for wild and untouched nature. For just over two hours, you can relax and enjoy the beautiful landscapes. Listen to interesting stories about this part of the country from your guide.  You will stop at an amazing viewpoint then head to Bajina Bašta, which is a small town in the foothill of Mt. Tara. Here, you will see the world-famous attraction The House on the Drina. This is an isolated house made of logs, which is perched precariously on a river stone. Next, head to the Sargan Eight train and ride this narrow railway. You will pass several viewpoints of the stunning Mokra Gora along the way. The authentic cars with wooden seats, wood burning stoves, and characteristic rattling sound will take you back to 1925, which is when this railway was put in operation. After the ride, continue your journey to the nearby Mećavnik, which is known as the Wooden City. The famous director Emir Kusturica decided to build it during the shooting of his film Life is a Miracle. Here, you will stop to enjoy a traditional lunch. After the meal, you will head back to Belgrade where you will arrive late in the afternoon.

Red Belgrade Communist Tour

9. Red Belgrade Communist Tour

Learn about the communist era of Serbia, which lasted from the end of World War II to the late 1990s, on a guided tour of Belgrade. Meet your guide at Republic Square, the place where Josip Broz Tito's inspiring speech proclaimed the birth of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Hear conspiracy theories and urban legends from the 2nd half of the 20th century as you learn about the fall and rise of communism in Yugoslavia. See socialistic grey edifices belonging to the constructivism era mixed with numerous monuments from the era of the Yugoslavian Kingdom. Arrive at Terazije Square and hear about the glamorous holidays and festivities which were often celebrated here. See Hotel Moskva, and learn about the world-known celebrities and atypical guests who once stayed in its rooms. Make your way to Nikola Pašić Square, which was once known as the square of Marx and Engels. Note its Trade Union Hall and learn about the cult of work which was emphasized during the communist era. At Pioneer's Park, learn how Tito's regime was the most liberal of all countries within the communist system. See the monument of Ivo Andrić, a Nobel Prize-winning Serbian writer and a Serbian ambassador to Berlin at the beginning of World War II. Afterward, catch a trolley, a mode of public transportation used during the communist era which is still active today. Discover the district of Belgrade, Dedinje, famous for numerous embassies and residential villas. Visit the complex of the Museum of Yugoslavia, which is devoted to the life and deeds of Josip Broz Tito, the famous leader revered as an outstanding man who led the country to a bright future. In the museum see a stunning collection of ceremonial gifts given to the Yugoslavian president, one of the most valued being a gift from the crew of Apollo 11. At the end of the tour, stop at the mausoleum known as the House of Flowers where Tito is buried.

Belgrade: Underground Tour with Glass of Wine

10. Belgrade: Underground Tour with Glass of Wine

Discover the fascinating history of Belgrade and see a deep well that is open to the public, the Roman Well. Follow your guide to an army bunker, see the sarcophagi inside Big Gunpowder Magazine, and end your tour in style with a complimentary glass of wine in a cellar. First, come to Republic Square to meet your guide. Then, start your tour. Visit the Roman Well at the Belgrade Fortress, which dates back to the 18th century. Also, go to a military bunker from the time when Tito was in power. Check out Big Gunpowder Magazine, an Austrian gunpowder storehouse. See the Roman stone monuments, altars, and sarcophagi, which are also here. Hear some interesting stories about the old city center from your guide. Then, head to some caverns where food used to be stored. Finally, drink a free glass of wine in a 19th-century wine cellar to cap off your experience.

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I would highly recomend this unique way of experiencing Belgrade, Mosi was an excellent guide, he told us lots of interessting stories of the city and culture, while also leaving space for us to chit-chat and just enjoy the ride. This was a lovely activity for our Bachelorette party, and all of us girls really enjoyed it. :) + Boat is really comfy and works in any weather, and local drinks were great ;)

Mosi was very knowledgable about Belgrade (Serbia). Was great to learn about the history of infrastructure along the Danube river. Warm and friendly greetings on arrival. Easy to get to clear markings on boat. Great to have a toilet onboard. Drinks were served generously! Jess and Heidi (Australia)

I would do it again and again! It's very worth it and the guide is really passionate about his job. This also allows you to see Belgrade from a completely different side. Beautiful!

people are nice and everything is good My boy is so happy

Good in general. There're quite a few moustiques though.