Synopses & Reviews
Perhaps the greatest attraction of all, considering the long years of isolation, is the welcome the visitor can expect to receive, writes Serbia author Laurence Mitchell. This guide helps visitors explore one of southeast Europes most exciting destinations with unrivalled information on all aspects of the countrys vibrant cultural life. In this unique guide, Laurence Mitchell leads travellers to rural monasteries, tranquil national parks and hip nightclubs. Here traditional folk customs, swinging summer festivals and cost eateries are all ingredients in the countrys cultural melting pot. This fully revised third edition provides fresh information, which will appeal to business visitors, adventure travellers and those with art, history and wildlife interests. As a prime destination for winter sports, mountain resorts as well as a range of health spas in spectacular settings are covered. Raise a glass of belo vino and toast Serbias reawakening. New to tourism, but determined to show the world all its attributes: delicious food, beautiful countryside, friendly people, low prices, good music including the acclaimed EXIT festival, safe travel and excellent city nightlife. The scars of war have faded and visitors can certainly expect a warm welcome.
A good introduction to the country. The Telegraph
Quite simply fantastic, almost faultless
Each page filled me with the desire to see the country and meet the people
Again, all I can say is congratulations on the guide. A reader comment
A new edition of this comprehensive guide that covers everything from urban gems to hidden rural idylls.
About the Author
Laurence Mitchell is a travel writer and photographer. He has travelled widely on five continents and first visited Serbia in the 1970s when hitch-hiking through the former Yugoslavia. He is the author of Bradts Kyrgyzstan.
Table of Contents
Table of contents
PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION
1. Background information
2. Practical information
PART TWO THE GUIDE
4. Along the Danube
5. Central Serbia
7. West and Southwest Serbia
8. East and Southeast Serbia
Appendix I Language
Appendix 2 Glossary of Serbian terms
Appendix 3 Further information