Private Guided Belgrade Sightseeing Tours

 

   All Belgrade tours are guided in English or Spanish by your professional Belgrade Tour Guide and Serbian Heritage Interpreter. All tours are customised and start and end at your hotel in Belgrade or the Belgrade Airport. 

   During our private tours in Belgrade, our professional chauffeur will be driving a superior class car or a minibus. He will leave us as close as possible to each destination's entry point to avoid walking from car parks or inconvenient parking spots. In this way, we will also save you precious time and use it for visits and sightseeing. 

  All programs of private Belgrade tours described below were designed to give you some suggestions, and they showcase only some of the routes.  Treat them only as an inspiration as your particular tour will be personalised and created uniquely for you.

No. 1 - Belgrade Private Sightseeing Tour - 4 hours

   Our customised Belgrade tour starts with a visit to the oldest part of Belgrade where we will find Kalemegdan Park and Belgrade Fortress. We will have a pleasant walk through large grounds situated on the hill right above the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers. We will enjoy beautiful views of New Belgrade, with its brutalist architecture, the old town of Zemun and the  War Island. We then continue to the Orthodox Cathedral and on to the Patriarch's Court and next to them the "Restaurant?" and Princess Ljubica's Palace, where you will hear the story of this brave and proud woman.

   We will continue our tour through the busy Republic Square where the National Theater and the National Museum are located, and next, we will gaze at the wonders of Terazije Street - old palaces and the famous Moscow Hotel. Driving along King Alexander Street, the longest street of Belgrade, you cannot miss the Serbian Parliament, Town Hall, university buildings and the shopping strip. We will visit the Church of Saint Marco and the Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, both of which were built on top of an enormous man-made cave. At the end of our Belgrade tour will visit the Temple of Saint Sava, one of the largest Orthodox temples in the world and the pride and joy of Serbians.

No. 2 - Full Day Belgrade and Zemun Private Tour - 8 hours

   During our comprehensive full day tour of Belgrade, we will visit the highlights of Belgrade, and you will have a chance to visit the different neighbourhoods and see the most interesting sites of this truly cosmopolitan town.

   Among them, New Belgrade, the modern business and financial centre built after World War II. We will drive across the new Ada Bridge to the peaceful Topcider Park and Dedinje Hill with its luxurious villas. We will have a pleasant walk through Kalemegdan Park and Belgrade Fortress from where you can take in spectacular views of the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers. During the drive through King Alexander Street, you will see the University of Belgrade, government buildings, ministries, the Town Hall and the Serbian Parliament. At Vracar, a high-class upmarket area, we will enter the Temple of Saint Sava, the second largest Orthodox Temple in the world.

   Afterwards, we will leave the hilly Balkan Peninsula and cross one of six bridges spanning the River Sava to enter the flat Pannonian Plain. Zemun, although part of Belgrade for more than a hundred years, was a border town of the Habsburg and Austro-Hungarian Empires during the 18th and 19th century. We will go to the top of Gardos Hill and reach the Millennium Tower from where we can enjoy splendid views of Belgrade. Then we will descend the steps to stroll through narrow streets and see the market and houses of notable Zemun families, some of them still living in their historical palaces.

 

No. 3 - Private Tour of Jewish Heritage in Belgrade - 8 hours

   During our personalised full day tour of Belgrade, we will visit the sites that were the most important to Belgrade's and Zemun's once-thriving Jewish communities. We will see buildings of architectural and historical significance, synagogues and community centres. We will also, stroll through Jewish quarters to see where the most prominent Serbians of Moses' religion lived and where they found eternal peace.

   At Jewish cemeteries, you will hear about the remarkable Jews buried there and their life stories, while admiring splendid works of art. In the Jewish area of Zemun, we will see the Synagogue, Rabbi Judah Ben Solomon Hai Alkalai Street and the area where the family of Theodore Herzl lived. Monuments and former concentration camps in Belgrade remind us of the unfortunate times during World War II when many of our citizens perished under Nazi occupation.

   Although the number of Jews in Belgrade is a fraction of what it once was, Serbian Jews are still distinguished members of modern Serbian society, just as their forebears once were too.

No. 4 - Belgrade Layover Tour - 3 to 12 hours
 

   Make the most of your layover time and take a private tour of Belgrade between flights. It will be our pleasure to pick you up from the airport in a superior class car and take you for a tour of the Old Town with its vibrant quarters. 

   You will see the highlights of Belgrade such as the Temple of Saint Sava, the Belgrade Fortress, the Town Hall and the Parliament. We will stroll through the pedestrian zone in the old town, visit some secret gems of Belgrade and see different neighbourhoods. At the end of your customised Belgrade Layover tour, we will drive you back to the airport in time to meet your next flight. 

   You will enjoy your time in Belgrade with a memorable tour designed especially for you, which will give you an accurate idea of Belgrade, the vibrant town that we are happy to call home! So, take the plunge and dive with us into this energetic and exhilarating town!

No. 5 - Belgrade Private Walking Tour - 3 or 4 hours

   Our Belgrade walking tour starts in your centrally located hotel or with a visit to the Church of Saint Marco and King Alexander Street. We will walk past the Serbian Parliament, Belgrade Town Hall to the Republic Square with its Monument of Prince Mihailo - a Serbian Prince in the 19th century, the National Theater and the National Museum. As we proceed along Prince Mihailo Street, we will see the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts and the buildings which house some of the most important institutions of Serbia. At Student Square, we will pass the Rector's Palace and the University of Belgrade.

   Every building we visit has a story about notable Belgraders from the 19th and 20th centuries who generously donated large amounts of money to Serbian society. At Belgrade Fortress, built on the hill above the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, you will hear stories about the brave people who over the centuries fought to defend the city from invaders; 16th century Belgraders walking to Constantinople carrying their belongings in their arms; Prince Stefan the poet and warrior; Nicolas Doxat de Démoret, Swiss architect, who built the star-shaped Belgrade fortress and was executed there by the Habsburg authorities. We will visit the famous Rose Church of our Lady where the chandeliers were made of ammunition used by Serbian Soldiers in World War I and see the Orthodox Cathedral, the Patriarch's Court, Princess Ljubica's Palace and the "?" Restaurant.

No. 6 - Belgrade Tour of the Hidden Gems or Off the Beaten Path Tour - 4 hours

   If this is not your first visit to Belgrade or you want to visit different exciting areas or neighbourhoods of Belgrade and avoid the usual highlights of Belgrade this tour is ideal for you.

We would stroll through less visited, but interesting neighbourhoods in search of the pearls of Serbian architecture, or visit Belgrade's Old Cemetery and hear the stories of Belgraders and some notable families throughout centuries.

   You might also be interested in visiting homes of some of the famous Belgraders who bequeathed their collections to the town of Belgrade or visit one of our small museums. In the Savamala District, the neglected former high-class area of 19th century Belgrade, which is undergoing intense gentrification, we could visit the interior of the Belgrade Cooperative Bank, founded at the beginning of the 20th century. In Dorcol District, now emerging as a trendy area, we would visit quiet narrow streets lined with small residential houses and former factories. We will go to the places you would be most interested in visiting.

For all inquiries please contact: 

serbian.heritage.tours@gmail.com

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