BELGRADE TRANSIT TOUR - private layover tour with return airport transfer
Are you traveling through Belgrade airport and have a layover/stopover for 4 hours or more? Don´t waste your time waiting at the airport, come with us! We will show you the most significant sights of Belgrade. Our guided layover tours are designed to get you to Belgrade city center whether you are traveling on your own or as a group.
per adult from
3 to 5 hours
What's included :
- Services of a Professional, English-speaking guide
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Guided tour
- pick-up from the airport
- drop-off at the airport
What's excluded :
- Food and drinks
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Belgrade, Belgrade
We are aware of how valuable your time is while in transit. Whether it be that you only have a few hours between journeys or that you want the safety and comfort of a private Tour after a flight, we can help.
With our meet and greet service, the tour begins from the moment you arrive in Belgrade. You will be welcomed at Nikola Tesla Airport by a representative carrying a board with your name on it, before being chauffeur driven to your destination for the tour.
Pass By: Novi Belgrade, Novi Belgrade, Belgrade
Entering the city, the first thing you'll have a chance to see is the New Belgrade's impressive modern architecture. Built as a new part of the town, after WWII and during the socialist regime, it has many remarkable buildings. Ex-Central Committee of the Communist Party, Federal Executive Council, also known as Palace of Federation, Genex Tower or Western Gate of Belgrade, Sava Center, one of the biggest congress halls in this part of Europe, etc. Even the famous MOMA museum from New York dedicated a special exhibition called "Toward a Concrete Utopia" to New Belgrade's architecture. New Belgrade will show you this city's different face, including the buildings architecturally similar to former Eastern block "brutalist" style, but also modern business buildings built in recent decades. Finally, we will pass by the restaurant "Novak," owned by the famous tennis player Novak Đoković's family, and the Belgrade Arena, the most important sports venue in this part of Europe.
Pass By: Dedinje, Belgrade, Serbia
After we cross the Gazela Bridge, we'll head for Dedinje – Belgrade's most luxurious residential area. Here, we'll see some of the most beautiful mansions in the city, perfectly nestled in the greenery and serenity of Topčider Hill. Your guide will give you some interesting information about the history of the properties, and what was happening with them during the very turbulent 20th century. We'll see the biggest soccer stadium in the country, "Rajko Mitić Stadium," the home of Red Star Belgrade, the last club from Eastern or Southern Europe that have managed to win the prestigious Champions League. Their biggest competitor, Partizan Belgrade, has a stadium just across a small hill, and their rivalry is lasting for more than 70 years.
Stop At: St. Sava Temple, Krusedolska 2a, Belgrade 11000 Serbia
Coming from Dedinje, we'll visit the Vračar area, where we can see one of Belgrade's most prominent landmarks – The Church of St. Sava (also known as St. Sava Temple), one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world. The Temple of St Sava has an enormous dome that you can see from all over the city. Size apart, the church is undeniably a highly impressive structure. Construction began in the 1930s, at the site where the occupying Ottoman forces burned the relics of St. Sava (1175-1236) St Sava was the founder and the first archbishop of the independent Serbian Orthodox Church, and Serbians widely recognize him as one of the most important figures in Serbian history. Built in the Serbian-Byzantine style, the church occupies an area of 3500 m² at floor level, with an additional 1500 m² in the three galleries on the first level. At its highest point, the dome is 70 m in height, while the central gilded cross is an additional 12 m high, giving the Cathedral a total height of 82 m. Beneath the floor of the church, there are vaults and the lovely decorated crypt of Saint Sava.
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Trg Slavija, Belgrade Serbia
When we finish with the Temple, we'll enter the vehicle one more time. Trough Slavija Square, we will enter Nemanjina Street with almost all state governmental institutions: Government Building, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Staff of Serbian Army, Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Finance, the State Court, etc. – all being beautiful examples of Belgrade's pre-war architecture.
Stop At: The National Assembly, 13, Nikola Pasic Square, Belgrade Serbia
After that, we have a ride through Kralja Milana Street, the city's artery where some significant buildings are situated, such as Old and New Royal Palaces. We'll pass by Nikola Pasic Square, with a monument to the first Prime Minister of Kingdom of Yugoslavia, and we'll stop in front of the Parliament Building, where we will take a short break for taking pictures. Here we will also see the Old and New Royal Palaces and hear the stories about the two dynasties that ruled Serbia in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Duration: 10 minutes
Pass By: Terazije Fountain, Balkanska Street Between Hotel Moskva and Hotel Balkan, Belgrade Serbia
After that, we reach Terazije Square with its recognizable 19-th century white stone fountain and one of the most beautiful buildings in the city – the Moskva Hotel.
Stop At: Trg Republike, Streets of Kolarceva, Belgrade Serbia
We'll continue our ride and reach Republic Square, the heart of the capital, where the most prestigious cultural institutions in the city are situated. Here we will see the National Museum and the National Theater and Opera buildings, with an equestrian monument to the most important city and state ruler from the 19th century – Knez Mihajlo.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Kalemegdan Park and Belgrade Fortress, Kalemegdan, Belgrade Serbia
Our next stop is Kalemegdan, the oldest and largest park in the city center. Starting from Leopold's Gate, we will pass by the remains of the Roman castrum – Singidunum and medieval walls built upon it – Zindan Gate, Despot's Gate, Jakšića tower, all dating back to 15 century. We will visit two Orthodox churches placed in this part of the fortress: Chapel of St Petka and Ružica Church ( Virgin Mary Church ). Entering the Upper town ( Gornji grad ), we will see the magnificent sight of the confluence of two rivers: the Sava and the Danube
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Pobednik, Belgrade Fortress, Belgrade Serbia
We will continue our walk through the Upper town: the Victor monument by world-renowned sculptor Ivan Meštrovic, one of Belgrade landmarks, Roman well, the King's gate and Sava promenade, the Damat Ali Pasha Tomb, Clock Gate ( Sahatkapija ) Clock Tower ( Sahatkula ). Passing by Military Museum and through Istanbul's gate ( Stambol gate ), we will leave the fortress behind us entering the Kalemegdan park once again. There is a Monument of Gratitude to France by Ivan Meštrovic in the park and a large number of busts, representing the famous Serbian man of letters.
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Belgrade, Belgrade
Depending on your flight schedule, you will have free time in the city center where you can grab a bite of traditional Serbian food, following a recommendation of our guide.
Following the tour, you can be returned to a central Belgrade hotel or if on a layover, back to the airport.
Tour times are offered according to your layover schedule, and our dedicated team is happy to advise accordingly. Tours are available even outside working hour services, meaning that they are also available on request for late arrivals.
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
In case that your flight is delayed, there is no reason for worrying. We will monitor your flight and our driver will meet you accordingly. There are no additional charges for flight delays.Airports
- Nikola Tesla Airport, Aerodrom Beograd 59, Beograd 11180, Serbia
Departure Time :9:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.