BELGRADE – The Host City
Belgrade (Beograd) is the capital of Serbia, with about 1,6 million inhabitants. It is located in the South-East of Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula, at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers. It is one of the oldest cities in Europe, and since ancient times it has been an important traffic focal point, an intersection of the roads of Eastern and Western Europe.
Belgrade is a city easy to reach by plane, by train, by bus, and by car. Belgrade is a modern, multicultural European city, but also a capital of Serbian culture, education, and science. It is a rapidly developing, warm-hearted city with a growing economy, famous for its hospitality and general spirit.
The city is very safe, and a foreigner would feel welcomed and comfortable both during day and night. Belgrade is arguably the most vibrant and attractive town in the Balkans. A vast spectrum of historic sights and cultural events is offered to the visitors throughout the year.
There are spots you must see and feel: streets, squares, monuments, parks, drinking fountains, archeological sites and other cultural assets that deserve a recommendation. Many nightclubs, bars and floating river clubs along the river banks make Belgrade nightlife one of the most exuberant in Europe.
Belgrade is also the starting point for Serbia’s diverse landscape featuring beautiful monasteries, wineries, farmhouse restaurants, Ethno villages, spas, wildlife reserves, natural beauty and archeological sites. The climate in Belgrade is moderately continental.