About Belgrade .
Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, is the largest city in South-Eastern Europe.
With a 7,000-year-old history, Belgrade is one of the oldest cities in Europe. It is the capital of Serbia and is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkans. Belgrade is the leading congress destination in the region. Excellent air traffic connections and perfect world-class international and local hotels will make EuCo 2019 in Belgrade exceptional in all aspects.
During your stay, make sure to visit the Kalemegdan fortress overlooking the Danube and Sava rivers, to have our traditional dinner with rakija (local brandy) at the Bohemian quarter of Skadarlija, make an early morning run around Ada lake resort – one of Europe’s top ten city islands, enjoy coffee and fancy food in our Industrial Design District, or just relax and let Belgrade do the rest.
Belgrade is a perfect starting point of an adventure-filled pre and post tours in Serbia. In case you want to go on an adventure further into the region, you will discover magnificent nature, monasteries, archeological sites and ancient Roman heritage, wineries, ethnic villages, and spas, which will leave you breathless!
Europe’s Capital of Cool
"The city that never sleeps"
The sentence that describes the capital of Serbia for decades. Belgrade has won several titles forbeing the most popular tourist destination. Many wonder: Why? In the first place – it’s the people. Then, Belgrade’s rich history, the diversity of food and, of course – nightlife. Countless nightclubs, bars and floating river clubs along the riverbanks make Belgrade nightlife some of the most exuberant in Europe.
Belgrade is a new, interesting and one of the most affordable destinations in Europe. It is a vibrant city with a population of 2 million people, where every night is a Friday night. Belgraders’ art of being able to party every night, dance the night away, and go to work the next morning will amaze you. It is really hard to resist the temptation when you know that every evening there are numerous clubs out there full of people just having fun.
Therefore, in the past years Belgrade has been proclaimed as one of the “10 Hot Spots of Europe” by Lonely Planet Guide and “Europe’s New Capital of Cool” by London Times, where “The nightlife has been touted as the best in the Balkans – and these rafts make every night feel like a Friday” by BBC news, making it even more attractive for participants who plan to attend EUCO 2019 in Belgrade.
Experience the traditional Serbian hospitality
Hospitality is seen as a MUST in Serbia!
It’s a known fact that Belgrade is all about people, friendly, open-hearted, passionate and welcoming people. As soon as you step in Belgrade, you will feel like at home and everywhere you go you will be able to feel it.
If you have ever been to a Serbian home, you know that you will be treated like royalty. The home cooked food that is some of the tastiest food you will ever have, and you will definitely not be leaving on an empty stomach, even if you were just invited over for a coffee. Restaurants are no exception.
Welcoming all guests with an open heart has been an important part of the Serbian tradition. Following ancient hospitality customs, all delegates will be offered with wonderful specialties that can be only found in Serbian cuisine. Traditional food captures both the taste and spirit of Serbia.
Each bite of Serbian ethno food involves months of traditional work and preparation, from hand-picked ecologically grown fruit and vegetables to carefully guarded traditional recipes passed down from one generation to another. Everything is prepared in the traditional manner and each recipe involves a dash of distinctive ethnic and cultural heritage.
And of course, not to be left out, her majesty – rakija (homemade brandy), the most popular drink in Serbia that speaks more than a thousand languages. A must try!
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