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Belgrade: Sunset Sightseeing Cruise with Drinks

1. 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.

Belgrade: Top Attractions & Belgrade Neighborhoods Big Tour

2. Belgrade: Top Attractions & Belgrade Neighborhoods Big Tour

Discover the highlights and neighborhoods of Belgrade on a shared or private tour. Visit Kalemegdan, the Belgrade Fortress, the Zemun citadel, the Vračar area, Slavija Square, and more. See some of Belgrade's most significant sights by car and on foot. The first stop is Kalemegdan, the oldest and largest park in the city center, and the magnificent Belgrade Fortress: Leopold’s Gate, Zindan Gate, Despot’s Gate, Jakšića tower, Chapel of St Petka, and Ružica Church (Virgin Mary Church). Continue the walk through the Upper town: the Victor monument, the Roman well, the King’s gate, the Sava promenade, the Damat Ali Pasha Tomb, Clock Gate, and Clock Tower, Military Museum, and Monument of Gratitude to France. See New Belgrade’s impressive modern architecture: Ex-Central Committee of the Communist Party, Federal Executive Council, also known as Palace of Federation, Genex Tower, Sava Center, one of the biggest congress halls in this part of Europe, etc. After New Belgrade, reach Zemun, the northern area of Belgrade, characteristic for its Central European appearance, charming quarters, cobblestone streets, and fish restaurants on the Danube River banks. See Gospodska Street, the Post Office, Hotel Central, Town Museum, and the House with a Sundial, then reach the top of the hill, we’ll see the remains of the Zemun citadel that are still standing together with The Millennium Tower in the center, Zemun’s central landmark. Go down the Gardos Hill to the town center and reach the Main City Square with the Bishop’s Office and the Roman Catholic Church of the Blessed Virgin from the 18th century. Cross the Gazela Bridge and head for Dedinje – Belgrade’s most luxurious residential area. See some of the mansions in the city, perfectly nestled in the greenery and serenity of Topčider Hill. Spot the country’s biggest soccer stadium, the home of Red Star Belgrade. Leave the city and head towards Avala, Belgrade’s green mountain. Situated less than 20 km south of the city center, it is one of Belgrade’s most popular green areas, a perfect spot for recreation, picnic, or just enjoying nature. Drive through green forests until we reach the highest spot of Avala with the Monument to the Unknown Hero. After that, go down to the second largest hilltop of Avala, 440 m high, where Avala tower is situated. Coming from Avala, visit the Vračar area, where you can see one of Belgrade’s most prominent landmarks – The Church of St. Sava (also known as St. Sava Temple), one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world. Through Slavija Square, enter Nemanjina Street with almost all state governmental institutions: Government Building, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Staff of Serbian Army, Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Finance, the State Court, etc. Later, stop in front of the Parliament Building, where you'll take a short break to take pictures. Round off the tour at Republic Square, the heart of the capital, where the city’s most prestigious cultural institutions are situated.

Belgrade: Sightseeing Boat Cruise with Drinks

3. Belgrade: Sightseeing Boat Cruise with Drinks

Your unforgettable boat cruise along Belgrade's rivers will begin at the beautiful district of Zemun, renowned for its grand architecture and unique landscape.  For the next 1.5 hours, relax on a pontoon boat with all the necessary facilities. Start by sipping a welcome drink and preparing to enjoy an invigorating experience away from the maddening crowds. Cruise past the Great War Island, a strategic defense point of Belgrade and wildlife shelter. Then, enter the delta of Danube and Sava, gradually approaching the Kalemegdan fortress, Belgrade's largest park, and most important historical monument. Along your journey, pass under all the city’s major bridges and as you cruise, your expert crew will tell you interesting stories about various landmarks and teach you about the customs and culture of Serbian people.

Belgrade: Private Sightseeing Cruise

4. Belgrade: Private Sightseeing Cruise

At a time that best suits you, make your way to the meeting point in Zemun to board a brand new luxury pontoon boat with a private captain at the helm. Enjoy the sophisticated atmosphere as you explore the delightful neighborhood from the water. For the next 2 hours, cruise through history via the Serbian capital city winding rivers and enjoy the architectural splendor of Old and New Belgrade on a 2-hour private river cruise. Sip your drink, relax and get ready to capture unique moments away from the crowds. See the Great War Island, a strategic point for defending Belgrade and a wildlife shelter. Enter the delta of Danube and Sava and approach the Kalemegdan fortress, the largest park and the most important historical monument in Belgrade. Pass under all major bridges while learning about the culture and history of the Serbia capital, you’ll receive the complete attention of your private captain and crew. This cruise will give you an opportunity to see all the major attractions of Belgrade in a relaxed environment and with a unique river view. This way, you will not lose any time due to traffic jams and will not be in the crowds.

Belgrade: Zemun Neighborhood Tour

5. Belgrade: Zemun Neighborhood Tour

Explore the old city of Zemun on a guided tour. Admire the neighborhood's old architecture, stroll along the banks of the Danube River, and climb to the top of Gardos Hill. Enjoy exploring the town's main square, discover the many churches, stroll in city parks, and discover significant buildings. Meet in Avijaticarski square, where the old city of Zemun begins. Witness the massive monument in dedication to the heroes of WWII. Drive down the main street, Glavna, and admire the Zemun architecture in significant buildings such as the post office. hotel central, the town's museum, and more. Get out of the car and stroll through the heart of old Zemun along the bank of the Danube River. Look up at the century-old plane trees and admire the old fish restaurants nestled under their shade. Arrive at the church of St. Nicholas, the oldest Orthodox church in downtown and the oldest sacred building preserved in all of Belgrade. Next, climb the curvy cobblestone streets of Gardos Hills and admire the citadel and Millennium Tower at the top, which together are Zemun's central landmark. Witness majestic views from the top of the tower and look out over the Old Town, river, and the Belgrade Fortress from above. Next, discover Zemun's cemetery and learn why it is unique to the Balkan region. Take the interesting stairways down to the town center and enter into the Main City Square, with a lively market. Surrounding the square are important old buildings such as the Bishop's Office and the Roman Catholic Church of the Blessed Virgin. Visit Magistatski Square to see the administration buildings, Magistrate's Building, and the Town Hall which displays the only replica of the city's coat of arms. Just a 5 minute walk away is Zemun City Park. Pass the old Franciscan church and convent and also two Baroque churches. Head back to the car along the riverside. Stroll along the promenade and feel the town's life and energy before heading back to the meeting point.

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What people are saying about Zemun

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 231 reviews

We had a fabulous tour of the city. Our guide Jelena went out of her way to ensure that we saw all of the main attractions and more in our one day tour. And the driver was also excellent ensuring that he got us to as many attractions as possible despite road closures due to the marathon that was on. Highly recommend this tour!

It was a lovely experience! And the guide Stephen was just superb! So damn energetic, knowledgeable & humorous at the same time.. The best guide among the 3 that I experienced there.. He would go on & on without getting tired!

Amazing experience, excellent trip, with many information about the country and the history of the country!! Congratulations to Mr Konstantin,who gave us many information with the best way!!!

It’s one of the best things we’ve done in Belgrade! Captain Vladimir is so welcoming,helpful and nice.The boat is so comfortable.Excellent view! Highly recommended!!!!

The guide is super nice. The trip is super nice. Highly recommend to people.