The closest airport to the Serbian captial of Belgrade is Belgrade Nikola Telsa Airport, lying 7.5 miles west of the centre of the city. Flights to Belgrade depart regularly from British airports such as London Heathrow and London Luton. The airport is served by airlines Serbia Air, for which it is a hub, Lufthansa, easyJet, Qatar Airways and budget operator Wizz Air. Once arrived at Belgrade Nikola Telsa Airport, passengers can catch a cab from outside of the airport terminal, or take advantage of the car rental facilities available in the arrivals hall. Public transport is also easily accessible, with buses departing from the airport to various destinations in the city centre; the maximum journey time is roughly 30 minutes, with buses often arriving at 20 minute intervals.
Belgrade is the capital city of Serbia, the largest in the country, and has a history which can be traced back to the 4th Century BC. As such, there are plenty of historical attractions for visitors to see and expore. One of the most important historical sites in Belgrade is the complex of Kalemegdan and the Belgrade Fortress. Once a military fortification and symbol of power, it is now the city's central park, with activities enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. As well as the Sava and Danube rivers, visit the splendid cafes and admire the views from the old fortress walls. Alternatively, head to Republic Square for a day of culture, home as it is to the National Theatres and the National Museum. For shopping opportunities, Knez Mihailova Street, is home to the main shopping arcade and plenty of cafes and bars in which to unwind.