Countries to watch: SERBIA

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WHERE TO GO
A unique country, full of warm hospitality and undiscovered paths. This land of surprising con- trasts can boast the natural beauty of valleys and mountains, rivers and lakes, and in its turbulent history, it has also created a rich treasure trove of culture. To its original atmosphere certainly adds the fact that this is one of a few countries in which the people entertain and party just about any night of the week – and all the way to the morning too. Join them for a shot of šljivovica.

IN NUMBERS

  • 5 National Parks
  • 4 UNESCO sites
  • 1000 mineral springs
  • The Danube passes 588 kilometres from the east to the west of Serbia

TOP 5

Is a charming city with a vibrant at- mosphere that never sleeps.

Picturesque mountains of “golden pine” pamper the visitor with its rich folklore heritage.

Is one of the most au- thentic festivals of folk music in the world.

An elegant city, which is not just like that, nicknamed “Serbian Athens”.

Is the most celebrated Serbian spa, which is also a perfect base for visiting the most beautiful monasteries.

THE MOST ...

  • Serbia is the largest exporter, as much as two thirds of (best quality) raspberries in the world.
  • The Economist magazine has awarded the prestigious title to Belgrade “City of the Future” of Southern Europe.
  • Cathedral of St. Sava is the largest functioning Orthodox Church in the world.
  • The Danube, linking the Serbian east and west, is the second largest European river.
  • Opanke, Serbian national footwear, have their place in the Guinness Book of Records: largest such shoe measures 3.2 meters in length and weighs 222 kg.

WHAT ELSE TO DO

  • Marvel Byzantine art in medieval monasteries Manasija, Sopoćani and Studenica.
  • Ride the known, more than 1000 km long “Danube Bike Trail” or see the romantic Serbian countryside from a horseback.
  • Refresh in the lake in the middle of Belgrade’s park Ada Ciganlija and indulge the hedonistic nightlife in the bohemian quarter Skadarlija.
  • In winter or summer conquer beautiful peaks of Kopaonik, the most famous mountain resort.
  • Replenish your tired senses in one of over 50 healthy havens in thermal resorts.

ARE YOU KIDDIN’ ME?
In December, the town Zarožje saw a strong in- crease in sales of garlic, because the mayor issued a public warning about a possible hike of the leg- endary local vampire Sava Savanović, when the mill in which the vampire lived according to the tale, broke.

SOURCEKONGRES MAGAZINE
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A long time congress tourism addict, Gorazd has many years' experience in creating, planning and organizing large congress projects in cooperation with some of the most respected institutions in the region. He is an accomplished advisor for marketing success in corporate events and congress centers and the owner of Toleranca marketing agency. Gorazd has established himself as the founder and editor of Kongres Magazine and the co-creator of Conventa Trade Show.

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