Serbia is a country with favorable geographical position has contributed significantly to the formation of the Serbian society itself, because it has been lying for centuries at the crossroads between East and West, trying to reconcile their strong impacts.
A European country with a multicultural, multiethnic and multi religious society. Though the vast majority of the population consists of Serbs, a particular care has been taken to the status of national minorities and their languages (Hungarians, Romanians, Slovaks, Bunjevci, Rusyns). Most of the population is of the Orthodox Christian confession, with a small number of Muslims and Protestants.
Is also well-known for its hospitality: warmth and openness that Serbian people show towards foreigners can be rarely seen elsewhere.
Why visit Serbia ?
It is quite easy to answer this question.
For those who looking for :
an easily approached destination
for weekends, for holidays for any lifestyle, for any budget.
with a moderate-continental climate the north is dominated by plains, while the rest of the country is hilly terrain with lots of mountains, canyons, gorges and caves. All the rivers in the country are navigable, while the Danube provides excellent connections to the rest of Europe
there are present traces of prehistoric culture (the culture of Lepenski vir), and there is also a very strong presence of the ancient heritage (Viminacium, Sirimium, Felix Romuliana). Fortresses and castles testify the rich history of the country which begins from the very start of the Middle Ages.
a special charm of Serbia represents its numerous medieval monasteries, a number of them are on the UNESCO world cultural heritage list, with unique and well-known frescoes painted in the so-called Serbian style.
health & beauty affair
due to climate and the geographical location Serbia is rich of medicinal water spas located in gentle valleys or on the slopes of hills and are surrounded by forests, grassland and orchards.
cities – Ethno villages
Serbia “is not only” Belgrade. There are big or small cities with their own history, architecture and beautiful setting for every taste. Street incidents are recorded in an insignificant percentage and there are no “more or less” secure areas or parts of the city. Especially emphasize this because night life is extremely vibrant, and not only in the capital. The Serbs go out almost every day. The fun never ends hour or two after midnight, but lasts till dawn.
Ethno – villages are national treasures where the essence of Serbia is captured. With their authentication preserve architecture, tradition & customs,. A visit in one of these village with the old tales, myths and legends would make you to figure out the Spirit of the country.
a strong mix of oriental, central European and local Balkan cuisines offering a quite interesting result to taste it.
Besides its cuisine Serbia offer a variety of small vineyards with high quality products, some of them with international awards as well. Among beverages the country is proud for the famous various fruit brandies called “rakija”