There is no doubt that the best time to visit Belgrade is from April to November, but winter in Belgrade can be very charming. There are plenty of things to do and have fun even when it’s snowy. Here is the list that will make your winter in Belgrade enjoyable.
Indulge in the mulled wine or rakija
If you already tried Serbian spirit called rakija and you loved it, you will be amazed by this hot sweet drink. You will get nicely warm from one or two shots. On the other hand, nothing smells better than a cup of mulled wine. You can find this drinks in numerous cozy cafes and old school kafana.
Ice skating is the most popular activity during the winter in Belgrade. There are many skating rings all over the city. Some of them are free of charge like the one at Nikola Pasic Square. Don’t have ice skates – there is nothing to worry about, you can rent them at the skating rink.
Belgrade is famous for restaurant diversity. No matter if you are looking for an international or national cuisine Belgrade has it all. To feel the old spirit of Belgrade and national cuisine the place to be is Skadarlija. It’s the old bohemian part of the city favorite among poets, writers, and artists. For more contemporary option visit Beton Hala, expect modern restaurants and food with a twist.
International Film Festival – FEST
The Belgrade International Film Festival – FEST became one of the most important film festivals on the continent. The festival is open to films for all parts of the world. The first FEST was open on January 9th, 1971 and since then boasts four million visitors and nearly 4000 relevant international films. This year FEST will be held from 22nd January to 3rd March.
Clubbing in Belgrade
Belgrade, the city that never sleeps is most famous for its nightlife. If you like to party, Belgrade is the place to be. There is something for everyone, regardless you are a fan of Hip-Hop, R’n’B, House, Disco… you will find a suitable party for you. Be aware that the parties in Belgrade are wild and they last until sunrise. Dress to impress and indulge in a decadent night out!