Serbia is located in Southeast Europe and has a population of 8.3 million people. Serbia is developing a name for itself as an emerging tourist destination, and has the blossoming cafe and restaurant scene to show for it. The nightlife is also considered top-notch in the capital Belgrade. The official language of Serbia is Serbian, with some Hungarian spoken in the north.

Medical tourism

See the box to the right to view a full list of available treatment areas.

Best time to travel

Serbia has a continental climate with cold winters and warm summers.

Money and costs

The national currency is the Serbian Dinar (RSD, symbol Дин.). Find up-to-date exchange rates and conversion through a currency conversion tool.


Visitors from the USA, Canada, Australia, UK and most of the EU do not require a tourist visa for stays of up to 30 days. All visitors staying more than three days need to be registered with the authorities (usually done by hotels). Those visitors not staying at a hotel need to register with the police within 24 hours of arrival.

Getting there

The main international airports for entry to Serbia are in Belgrade and Nis.

Dialling codes

To call Serbia, the country dialling code is +381.

Useful links

Find more in-depth information on Serbia at:

Lonely Planet -​serbia

Serbia Embassy in the USA -

Serbia Embassy in the UK -

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Page last updated: Friday, 2nd September 2011