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Short info - Kopaonik
Known as Silver Mountain, Kopaonik is the largest mountain massif in Serbia. It extends from Northwest to Southeast, to a length of 75 km. In its middle part, it is 40 km wide. A part of it, the National Park of Kopaonik, which consists of several natural areas, is under protection. Within the park is also the largest skiing resort in Serbia.
The highest peak of Kopaonik is Pančić's Peak (Pančićev vrh), which is 2017 m above sea level. On the peak, there is a mausoleum dedicated to the famous Serbian natural scientists after whom it was named. The massif got the name Kopaonik because of its great mineral resources (kop=mine), which were exploited since the Middle Ages. On Kopaonik and in its surroundings, there are many cultural and historical monuments dating from 12th to 15th century.
As a developed tourist resort with modern hotels and supporting facilities, Kopaonik represents one of the most popular tourist destinations in Serbia. Winters are cold and snowy and summers worm and sunny. The snow falls 159 days a year, from November to May.
Facilities near by:
- Grand&Spa 0.6km
- Angella 0.7km
- Kraljevi čardaci SPA 3.7km
- Prestige 16.1km
Symbol of luxury and tradition for more than two decades, Grand Hotel & Spa is situated at Kopaonik, the most prestigious ski resort in Serbia, at 1770m.
Hotel Angella enjoys a prime location in the very heart of the tourist center of Kopaonik with shopping, dining and entertainment venues right at the doorstep.
Kraljevi čardaci SPA
„Kraljevi čardaci SPA“ are located in the weekend resort Kopaonik on the main road, 2.5 km of the first ski lift and 4.5 km from the center of Kopaonik.
Prestige Hotel is located in the center of Raska, on the outskirts of the town square, close to all local and national agencies and institutions, so you can quickly and efficiently complete all the planned activities.
- Nacionalni park Kopaonik 3km
Nacionalni park Kopaonik
The National park Kopaonik is situated in the central part of Serbia, covering an area of 19,986 ha.
- The Sanctuary Metođe 10.8km
- The Church Nova Pavlica 14.3km
- The Church of Saint Apostles Peter and Paul 16.1km
- The Church of Saint Mina 17.9km
- The Church of the Transfiguration 21.4km
- The Church St George 21.8km
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 Nova Pavlica
The church is characterized by the Morava School style, it is trefoil, inside there are well preserved fresco paintings, but its exterior...
The Church of Saint Apostles Peter and Paul
The Church of the Saint Apostles of Peter and Paul is situated in the village graveyard Lukova (Babića). Folk legend sais that the church was built by the King Milutin.
The Church of Saint Mina
In village Štava, 6 kilometers away from Lukovska banja, is located the Church of Saint Mina, dating from 16th century. The church was built from dressed stone.
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 Church St George
The Church of St George is situated on stone hill above Lukovska banja, on the height of 945 meters, wherefrom can be seen breathtaking sight of the valley.
- The Stara Pavlica Monastery 14.4km
- The Monastery Nova Pavlica 15.1km
- The Monastery Končula 16.2km
- The Monastery Lepenac 22.1km
- The Strmac Monastery 23.4km
- The Monastery Milentija 23.9km
- The Monastery Drenča 24.1km
The Stara Pavlica Monastery
It is not known who had erected it and what saint it was dedicated to. The remains of this old monastery are preserved from decay, and they seem impressive placed on the top of a rock.
The Monastery Nova Pavlica
The monastery is situated by the Ibar river in village Brvenik, in vicinity of monastery Stara (Old) Pavlica and Brvenik fortress. To reach the monastery from Ibarska highway take turning in Brvenik, which is 5 km away from Raška towards Kraljevo.
The Monastery Končula
This monastery is dedicated to St Nicholas and it dates from the 13th century. Its progression occurred in 14th and 15th century when during the reign of king Milutin when it became the seat of Končula Episcope.
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
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 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
Only 3 km away from Aleksandrovca, in the village Drenča, is situated monastery with the same name, also known among people as Dušmanica.
- Medieval town Brvenik 15.4km
- The Koznik Fortress 24km
Medieval town Brvenik
Brvenik is an old fortress on a rock above the river Ibar. It is situated 8 km north from Raška. It was a centre of Zupa during the Middle Ages.
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.
- The Arceological Site Heavenly Chairs 0.4km
The Arceological Site Heavenly Chairs
The special jewel of this fascinating discovery was floor mosaic with geometric isomorphic motives characteristic for this period.
- MM 13.1km
In the cafe - bar, M&M there is a large selection of alcoholic and soft drinks and hot and cold drinks.
- Cycling on Kopaonik 0.5km
Cycling on Kopaonik
This season, the first time on Kopaonik organized routes for mountain biking.
- Kopaonik 5.8km
Taking off is from following locations: Suvo Rudište 1970 m, Kukavica 1720 m and Kokorovac 1200 m.
- Jošanička banja 13.1km
- Lukovska Banja 22.3km
Jošanička Banja is a spa 25 km away from Raška, located in the valley of river Jošanica, on the slopes of Kopaonik, at an altitude of 550m.
It is situated on the northeast slopes of Kopaonik, 1km away from the village Lukovo, 35km away from Kuršumlija, and 55kmm from central Kopaonik, at an altitude of more than 700m.
- Ski center Kopaonik 0.8km
Ski center Kopaonik
Kopaonik, also known as a Silver mountain, is the biggest mountain range in Serbia that extends from northwest to southeast and is 75 km long, with width in its central part of 40 km.