Belgrade, Serbia
The perfect 3 days itinerary

Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, is one of the oldest cities in Europe and has since ancient times been an important crossing of the ways where the roads of eastern and western Europe meet. The city lies on two international waterways, at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, which surround it on three sides. Because of this position, Belgrade is fittingly referred to as the 'Gateway to the Balkans' and the 'Door to Central Europe'.

What to do in Belgrade?

This 3 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Belgrade. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Explore the Historical Heart of Belgrade

Morning

Start your day with a visit to the Belgrade Fortress, located in Kalemegdan Park. The fortress offers stunning views of the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers. Explore the park and visit the Military Museum located within the fortress.

Afternoon

Head to the Republic Square, the central town square in Belgrade. Visit the National Museum and the National Theatre, both located on the square. Enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of the nearby restaurants.

Evening

Stroll around the pedestrian street of Knez Mihailova. This vibrant street is lined with cafes, shops, and street performers. End your day with a traditional Serbian meal at one of the restaurants in the bohemian quarter of Skadarlija.


Day 2: Discover Belgrade's Culture and Nightlife

Morning

Visit the Church of Saint Sava, one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world. Head to the nearby Nikola Tesla Museum to learn about the life and work of the famous inventor.

Afternoon

Explore the trendy Savamala district, known for its vibrant street art, quirky cafes, and cultural centers. Visit the Belgrade Waterfront, a modern development along the Sava river.

Evening

Experience Belgrade's famous nightlife on the riverboats, or 'splavovi', along the Sava and Danube rivers. Enjoy a live music performance or simply soak in the local atmosphere.


Day 3: A Day of Leisure and Shopping

Morning

Visit the Zemun district, known for its Austro-Hungarian architecture. Take a leisurely walk along the Danube river and visit the Gardos Tower for panoramic views of the city.

Afternoon

Head to the Usce Shopping Center for a shopping spree. The mall houses a variety of international and Serbian brands.

Evening

End your trip with a visit to Ada Ciganlija, a river island turned peninsula. Enjoy a swim in the lake or try out various water sports. Relax at one of the many cafes and restaurants along the lake.


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