Spring in Belgrade and warm weather wakes up people of Belgrade bringing them bright smile on their faces. Gardens of coffee shops, popular Belgrade restaurants and Belgrade streets are crowded with people. Outdoor events are taking places all around the city center, mood of the locals is changing. Finally, open-air concerts are taking their rightful places in our schedules. Season of festivals in Belgrade is approaching, so Belgrade weekends are pretty much booked till the end of the summer.
The main pedestrian zone, Knez Mihailova is awake, people are doing shopping and having coffees, Belgrade smells on the spring. Knez is a great spot to be if you are looking for accommodation, you will be in the center of everything, not to mention Belgrade’s attractions which are walking distance from this area. There are more than plenty of lovely parks where you can walk around during the day, especially botanical garden Jevremovac. The botanical garden of the University of Belgrade is settled in an urban neighborhood of Belgrade. It is located in Belgrade’s municipality of Stari Grad and is an administered by the University of Belgrade’s Biology School. Beautiful nature and remarkable greenhouse will leave you breathless, and you won’t notice how time is passing by.
If you want to grab a delicious meal while exploring Belgrade, than Beton Hall is the perfect choice. Next to the river, it is a line up of the best restaurants in Belgrade. And among them the most popular are, Ambar, Toro, Hush – Hush and Sakura. Beton Hall is located in Savamala district, one of the most hip parts of Belgrade.
Nice weather brings many out-door opportunities. There are several great tours such is Yugo tour – Belgrade as a former capital of Yugoslavia is full of former country remains. You can feel, smell and hear the history of Yugoslavia while you are driven in the car named after it – the Yugo. Or a Creative tour – In this tour you can see graffiti and murals, architecture in Savamala and Dorcol – the oldest parts of Belgrade. Also you can check famous contemporary art gallery and creative industries points. Try, bike tour – either in group, or as solo, you will have so much fun cruising around Belgrade on two wheels.
You can also rent a car and take a one day visit to Novi Sad (beautiful city near Belgrade), or go to Kosmaj or Avala mountains.
Talking about outdoors, if you are not into leaving Belgrade, you have perfect oasis near city center. Check our lake named Ada Ciganlija, there are many sport facilities there (football, tennis and golf court, rugby field and many others), but the most popular is wake-boarding. Probably the second most popular activity at lake is rollerblading and riding a bicycle. You can rent a bike wile you are there, and explore even wider! We suggest cycling route to the part of the city known as 25. Maj where you can find one of the greatest buildings from communist era.
One more thing is blossoming during spring – Belgrade’s green markets. Explosion of colors and smell of nature -markets are small heaven for your senses. You will meet friendly people who are growing organic fruits, vegetables and flowers. You may find there Serbian products like ajvar, fruit jams and kajmak, homemade by traditional recipes. Some of the Belgrade markets are Zeleni Venac which is the oldest green market in Belgrade, Bajloni is at the very end of Skadarlija and Kalenić near Church of Saint Sava.
Not to mention opening of summer clubs which are stretched between April and May. This is why Belgrade nightlife is so much popular for. Every year, clubs change their schedules, and start fresh new season. Boat clubs, or rafts (Serbian: splavs) are why Belgrade is so popular for.