Walking Group - Ada Lake in June

June 2021.

Walking Group - Ada Lake in June

On the 3rd of June the IWC Walking Group took a walk around Ada Lake (once again). We had a nice peaceful walk around this artificial lake. It took us about 2 hours around the lake and we walked about 8 km in total. Most of the restaurants and coffee shops around are open now.   When we visited this place during COVID most cafes were closed and Ada looked rather empty and solemn, which it isn’t under normal circumstances. Therefore we were happy that ...

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Walking Group - Circling the Lake at Ada Ciganlija

May 2021.

Walking Group - Circling the Lake at Ada Ciganlija

The Walking Group did one of our favorite walks on May 27th -- circling the lake at Ada Ciganlija. The weather was absolutely gorgeous. We chatted and enjoyed the views while getting some great exercise.

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Walking Group - Zvezdara

May 2021.

Walking Group - Zvezdara

On the 26th of May the walking group organized a walk in park Zvezdara. It is located right in the heart of the city.  It is a small oasis in the city of Belgrade and this forest is near the city center but it looks like you are miles away! This park is beautiful and peaceful for resting, riding bikes, and walking (and mini hiking). Verena and I enjoyed each other’s company in this tranquil green park - strolling, walking, and exploring what this ...

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Walking Group -  The Green Oasis of Belgrade

May 2021.

Walking Group - The Green Oasis of Belgrade

On April 22nd, the IWC Walking Group went hiking in the green Oasis of Belgrade; Topcider Park (Topcider-Kosutnjak).  It is one of the largest forested areas in Belgrade. It’s situated next to Dedinje and Senjak.  According to Wikipedia, the name of this park derives from Turkish and it means cannon valley because in the early XVI century Ottomans cast their cannons here for the attack on Belgrade. This pretty woodland environment ...

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Walking Group - Topčider

April 2021.

Walking Group - Topčider

The walking group walked and hiked at one of the greenest and most prestigious parts of Belgrade, Topčider. This is an excellent park in the urban area for a walk. It was half sunny day, chilly and windy, but this thick forest protected us with its abundance of green big trees. We met up at a restaurant, Milosev Konak and from there we walked in the forest.  It was muddy from the previous days of continuous rain, but it was so quiet and calm, as though we had the ...

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Walking Group - Ada Lake

March 2021.

Walking Group - Ada Lake

Last Thursday the walking group was greeted with 15 ladies who walked around Ada lake together.  The beautiful weather graced us with plenty of sunshine and blue skies, as though it knew we all really needed plenty of vitamin D! Ada Lake gave us a nice oasis feeling, tucked away from all the city hustle. It is definitely a place to take a stroll/walk, especially with great company. As the organizer of the walking group I am so touched by the turn out of ...

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Walking Group - Gardos Hill and Zemun Green Market

March 2021.

Walking Group - Gardos Hill and Zemun Green Market

Thursday March 11th, the walking group walked in Zemun. It was a short walk but it was interesting to see Zemun on a weekday. We enjoyed the beautiful Danube riverbank which later on lead us to walk through the old part of today's Belgrade; historical and charming Zemun.   We walked through the modern wide boulevards, old narrow streets and enjoyed the view from the Gardos hill where Millennium tower is.  Standing on ...

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Walking Group - Ušće to Zemun and Back

March 2021.

Walking Group - Ušće to Zemun and Back

On Thursday March 4th, we walked approximately 10km in total which took us nearly 3.5 hours including 1h of brunch break at a cafe. It was very fun and great exercise.

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Walking Group - Hyde park

February 2021.

Walking Group - Hyde park

On February 11th the walking group met to explore Hyde Park (Hajd park). The park is located on Topčider Hill, and it is officially classified as an urban forest. It is one of the most beautiful places in Belgrade where people can really (re)connect with nature and relax.Afterward, the group enjoyed lunch at a nearby restaurant called Sheher.

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The Walking Group - Kalemegdan, Beton hala and Belgrade Waterfront

January 2021.

The Walking Group - Kalemegdan, Beton hala and Belgrade Waterfront

Last week the walking group took a walk in Kalemagdan park, around the fortress and all the way to Beton hala and Belgrade Waterfront. We enjoyed the good view of Belgrade with Sava and Dunav river combined. It was nice walking around without any crowd. We walked towards Beton hala and had lunch at Belgrade Waterfront. It was just 4 of us plus 2 dogs. We catch up with lots of stories from Xmas and the holiday season. It ...

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Walking Group - From Sava River to Danube

January 2021.

Walking Group - From Sava River to Danube

The walking group took a walk, a total of 8km, from Belgrade Waterfront all the way to the end which lead us to Dorcol. We were blessed with sunshine, blue skies, and pleasant weather. The skies were amazingly stunning. It made the view of the Danube even breathtaking. We chatted about our December vacations, our kids & pets, our experiences, etc. We bonded through these walks and got to know more of each of us. We’ve built a ...

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The Walking Group - Walk in Hyde Park

December 2020.

The Walking Group - Walk in Hyde Park

The walking group took a walk in Hyde Park last Thursday 3/12/20. There were 4 of us and we fought the strong wind and coldness like warriors We decided to walk in Hyde Park this time round because this park is a green oasis of Belgrade. This green empire is tucked away somewhere between the crowded streets of Belgrade and houses. It’s located in the urban part of Belgrade, north of the Topčider hill in the Savski venac municipality. We enjoyed the ...

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The Walking Group - Danube Quay and Zemun

November 2020.

The Walking Group - Danube Quay and Zemun

On November 3rd, the walking group walked along the Danube in the Zemun area. We did 11 000 steps from 09:45 - 13:00 including a coffee break at Reka. We met up at the parking area opposite Planet Bike next to Hotel Yugoslavia. There were 5 humans & 1 dog. The weather was slightly cloudy when we started. But the sun shone at 10-ish and it was a relatively warm day for the month of November. It was good weather to walk, enjoy the ...

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The Walking Group - Cycling & Walking

September 2020.

The Walking Group - Cycling & Walking

On September 18th, the Walking Group did a cycling tour of Ada lake and the island. We went off the beaten path into the woods and ended up on the back side of the island where there are many picturesque floating vacation homes on the Sava River, accessible only by a special unpaved road. We covered a lot of ground and had great fun. Some of us stayed at Ada for lunch. 

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Walking Group - Ada Lake in June

June 2020.

Walking Group - Ada Lake in June

There’s no such thing as bad weather!

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