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Aleksandrovac

Short info - Aleksandrovac

Aleksandrovac is situated in the Rasina District, in the central part of Serbia and it is the seat of the municipality of the same name. It covers an area of 150 sq km and has around 7,000 inhabitants. Aleksandrovac is the administrative, economic, cultural, educational and health center of the municipality. The territory of the municipality of Aleksandrovac is divided in Lower Župa (valley Župa or vineyards) and Upper Župa (mountain Župa).

 

Earlier the town was known as Kožetin, and the name Aleksandrovac was registered in 1882 by King Milan I. As far as the first settlement is concerned, it is not known exactly when it was built: In this area you will find Ivkova kuća (House of Ivko) and Džodin vinograd (Vineyard of Džoda) from the bronze age and Stepića kuća (Stepić's House) from the iron age. Also, in the vicinity of the Church of Kožetin some archeological remains were found, which are believed to date from the 4th century BC.

 

Aleksandrovac is famous for the production of best quality wines, an the event Župska berba (Župa Vintage), dedicated to wine, is visited by many tourists from home and abroad.
 

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Hotels

  • Breza 22.3km
  • Breza

    Hotel Breza is located in the very center of Vrnjacka spa, surrounded by floral park alleys and green areas, close to the well-known mineral resources.

  • Aleksandar 22.3km
  • Aleksandar

    Hotel Vila Aleksandar is situated in the old centre of Vrnjacka Spa, and within walking distance of the main pedestrian thoroughfare.

Villas

  • Vila Pobeda 22.3km
  • Vila Pobeda

    In the central part of Vrnjacka Banja, in an elite, peaceful and romantic part of Spa's park, on the bank of river, next to many mineral springs and a wellness centre, pool, ambulance and more restaurante, surronded by vegetation and the scent of Spa's flora

Lakes

  • Jezero Ćelije (Ćelije lake) 11.3km
  • Jezero Ćelije (Ćelije lake)

    Jezero Ćelije (Ćelije lake) is an artificial lake located on the river Rasina, southeast of Aleksandrovac, which was formed in 1979, to stop the drift carried by the river.

  • Jezero Selište (Selište Lake) 20.7km
  • Jezero Selište (Selište Lake)

    It looks beautifully, and all around it there are marked walking paths, mountain springs, and small rivers.

Churches

  • The Church of the Transfiguration 8.7km
  • The Church of the Transfiguration

    The Church of the Transfiguration was built in 1836 and this year represents the year of the foundation of Brus municipality.

  • The Sanctuary Metođe 17.8km
  • The Sanctuary Metođe

    The church sanctuary Metođe is located in nature reserve with the same name, on the east of the National park Kopaonik, and it comprises right side of Brzećka river and the canyon surrounded by forests.

  • The Church of the Holy Trinity 18.3km
  • The Church of the Holy Trinity

    The Church of Holy Trinity is situated in the center of the town Trstenik, and it was built in period between 1898-1900.

  • The Church of the Nativity of the Holy Virgin 21.9km
  • The Church of the Nativity of the Holy Virgin

    The church was founded by the Hadži Jeftimije Popović, a priest from Vrnjačka Banja, in 1834 during the Prince Miloš Obrenović’s reign.

Monasteries

  • The Monastery Milentija 4.8km
  • The Monastery Milentija

    The monastery is situated 13 km from Brus in the village with the same name, in vicinity of Koznik fortress. It was built by the end of 14th or in the beginning of 15th century and this are all the known data since there is no written records.

  • The Monastery Drenča 5.3km
  • The Monastery Drenča

    Only 3 km away from Aleksandrovca, in the village Drenča, is situated monastery with the same name, also known among people as Dušmanica.

  • The Monastery Rudenica 6.1km
  • The Monastery Rudenica

    The monastery Rudenica is located near Aleksandrovac in vicinity of village Rudenica and it belongs to Žiča Bishopric. It was built in 140, during the reign of prince Stefan.

  • The Monastery Veluća 8.9km
  • The Monastery Veluća

    The monastery is situated between Veluća village and Riđevštice, on the middle of the way Kruševac - Trstenik.

  • The Monastery Lepenac 11.2km
  • The Monastery Lepenac

    The Monastery Lepenac is situated on the right bank of Rasina river, in the village with the same name, 5 km far away from Brus.

  • The Strmac Monastery 18.2km
  • The Strmac Monastery

    The medieval monastery Strmac, according to tradition, was erected by the believers at the end of 16th century, on the remains of the monastery from 1313. It is situated south-east from Brus.

  • The monastery Naupara 20.5km
  • The monastery Naupara

    The monastery Naupara is situated in the village Naupara some 15 kilometers from Kruševac. According to the legend the church was built by prince Stefan.

  • Manastir Ljubostinja 22.1km
  • Manastir Ljubostinja

    About 5 km on the north from Trstenik, on the left bank of the small river Ljubostinja is situated real treasure of Trstenik, the monastery Ljubostinja.

  • The Monastery of St Stefan 23.6km
  • The Monastery of St Stefan

    One km on the north from Lipovac, beneath the slopes of Leskovik mountain is situated monastery St Stefan. The temple is dedicated to Transfiguration.

Fortresses

  • The Koznik Fortress 4.9km
  • The Koznik Fortress

    It is situated 8 km from Aleksandrovac. It is an old Zupa town settled in a cone mountain, above the river Rasina.

Castles

  • The Belimarković Castle 21.6km
  • The Belimarković Castle

    Beside the Vrnjačka church, the Belimarković castle is the oldest and most representative building. It was constructed imitating the style of north Italian and field castles.

Museums

  • The Homeland Museum of Zupa 0.1km
  • The Homeland Museum of Zupa

    In Aleksandrovac, there is a Homeland Museum of Zupa that preserves a large collection of archeological, historical and ethnographical items…

  • The Museum of Wine-growing and Viticulture 0.5km
  • The Museum of Wine-growing and Viticulture

    Considering the fact that this area is famous for the wine production, it is natural that there is the Museum of Wine-growing and Viticulture is placed on this territory. It was founded in 2000.

Ethno village

  • Ethno Village Latkovac 2.7km
  • Ethno Village Latkovac

    It is located in the northwestern part of the municipality Aleksandrovac. Ethno village Latkovac is a tourist cultural center which receives guests through the whole year.

Cycling

Picnic places

  • Bagdala 24.7km
  • Bagdala

    Hill Bagdala above Krusevac is a green ambient, with nice natural space for walking and recreational sports.

Flying

  • Kopaonik 22.8km
  • Kopaonik

    Taking off is from following locations: Suvo Rudište 1970 m, Kukavica 1720 m and Kokorovac 1200 m.

Spas

  • Vrnjačka banja 22.2km
  • Vrnjačka banja

    Vrnjačka Banja is a town in Raška District and the biggest spa in Serbia. It has 7 mineral springs: Topla Voda, Slatina, Snežnik, Jezero, Norjak, Beli Izvor and Vrnjačko Vrelo. Four of them are used for therapeutic treatments.

Mountains

  • Goč 21.9km
  • Goč

    Goč is a mountain between the rivers Ibar and Zapadna Morava, 30 km away from Kraljevo and 202km away from Belgrade, with an altitude of 300 to 1154m.

  • Jastrebac 24.7km
  • Jastrebac

    Near to Kruševac (19km away from the town) there is a mountain Jastrebac, with highest peak Đulica (1492m).

Ski center

  • Ski center Goč 20.2km
  • Ski center Goč

    Goc has two ski slopes that are 60m wide and total length of 520m. Slopes are located at the attitude between 990m and 1123m.

Events

  • Kiss me 22km
  • Kiss me

    The competition in the longest kiss called "Kiss me" has been held since 2007 in Vrnjačka Banja on the Bridge of Love, dedicated to Orthodox Christian holiday of St Trifun, that is St Valentine day.

  • International carnival 22.5km
  • International carnival

    Many carnival groups wearing attractive costumes parade along Banja’s promenade, they all have interesting masks and fanciful arrangements, so in one place one may see princesses, eagles, and passionate samba girls...