Bulgarian Tourists Prefer Serbia's Belgrade for City Breaks

Tourism | July 2, 2014, Wednesday // 12:27|  views

View of the city of Belgrade. Photo by wikipedia.org.

More and more Bulgarian tourists choose the Serbian capital Belgrade for short holidays or the so-called city breaks.

For the first five months of 2014 the number of Bulgarians, who have traveled to the Serbian capital, increased by 60 percent on an annual basis, said Miodrag Popovic, Director of the Tourist Organization of Belgrade, as quoted by Dnevnik.

Bulgarian tourist volume is growing very fast, added Popovic. Because of the increased interest, in September the organization will present on the Bulgarian market the opportunities to celebrate the New Year's holidays in the Serbian capital.

Bulgaria and Serbia have similar cultures and traditions, but there are differences and hopefully Bulgarian tourists would like to get acquainted with them, Popovic said.

Recently, after 15 years of interruption the air connection between Belgrade and Sofia was restored by Air Serbia.

The tourist organization of Novi Sad claimed that many Serbs like to visit Bulgarian ski and coastal resorts, Dnevnik informs. Bulgaria, Greece and Montenegro are the three top destinations for Serbs when going on a holiday abroad.

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