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Short info - Zlatibor
Zlatibor extends over an area of 1,000 sq km, in a northwest-southeast direction. The mountain is 30 km long and up to 15 km wide and its highest peak is Tornik (1,496 m). It is a famous summer, winter and climate health resort.
Zlatibor is situated in the northern part of the region Star Vlah, the border area between Rascia (Raška), Herzegovina and Bosnia. It includes the areas of Čajetina, Užice and Nova Varoš, in the Zlatibor District. The south and east boarder of Zlatibor make the rivers Uvac and Veliki Rzav. In the west, it borders with Bosnia and Herzegovina, the villages Mokra Gora, Semegnjevo and Jablanica.
Zlatibor is situated in the middle of the road from Belgrade to the Montenegro coast. Many significant main roads and railway routes pass through it, including the Belgrade-Bar line. The nearest large city is Užice.
Zlatibor is the most popular tourist place in Serbia. Around 200,000 tourists visit the mountain every year, and around million people stay overnight. The unique mountain is popular during the whole year. In summer, it offers the possibility for all kinds of healthy life and recreation, but you will also be welcomed by Serbian tradition and cultural heritage. In winter, Zlatibor offers all conveniences of a modern ski centre. At the same time, there are numerous shops, cafes, restaurants and interesting places to go out in the evening.
Facilities near by:
- Cigota 0.7km
- Zlatibor 20.3km
- Zlatiborska noć 20.3km
Situated in the center of Zlatibor surrounded by pine forest at the ideal 1000 m height above sea level. Basic activity is providing medical services from endocrinology, nuclear and physical medicine, and it is known for its far and wide famous and recognized programme for regulating body weight.
Hotel Zlatibor is in downtown of Uzice on Partizan's square. It is in administration and cultural center of the city.
A new-built hotel complex „Zlatiborska Noć“ is located in a settlement Bela Zemlja, 8km on the outskirts of the town of Užice; right beside the main road to mountain Zlatibor.
- Klub Satelit 1.3km
- Carski apartman 20.3km
Accommodation at the Club Satelit meets the highest standards.Accommodation capacity consists of ten rooms and eight apartments.
The apartment is located in Kremna, a village in the municipality Uzice in Zlatibor District. Like the cosmos, this gentle mystique surrounds the village between Zlatibor, Tara, and Sargan.
- Stopića Cave 10km
- Potpeć Cave 20.7km
Stopića pećina (Stopića Cave) is situated on the north-eastern side of Zlatibor, between the villages Rožanstvo and Trnava. This is a waterway cave.
Potpećka pećina (Potpeć Cave) is situated in the village of Potpeć, at the foot of the mountain Drežnička Gradina, 14 km from Užice.
- Zlatibor lake 1km
- Ribničko Jezero (Ribnica Lake) 4.7km
- Radoinjsko jezero (Radoinja Lake) 22km
- Potpećko Jezero (Potpeć Lake) 24.7km
It is surrounded by pleasant paths for walking and benches. During the summer visitors can swim, sunbathe, or boat there…
Ribničko Jezero (Ribnica Lake)
On the way to Tornik and monastery Uvac, in the settlement Ribnica, 8km from mountain Zlatibor, is Ribničko Jezero (Ribnica Lake).
Radoinjsko jezero (Radoinja Lake)
Wedged between steep limestone coasts, this lake is 11km long and its maximum depth is 30m. It is situated north of Nova Varoš.
Potpećko Jezero (Potpeć Lake)
Upstream of Lim there is Potpećko Jezero (Potpeć Lake). It was built for needs of the hydropower Potpeć and located at an altitude of 435m.
- Nature Reserve Uvac 20.8km
Nature Reserve Uvac
It is situated in municipality NovaVaroš, on the surface of 5,525 ha and in municipality Sjenica, on the surface of 2,018ha, all together 7 543 ha. Special Nature reserve Uvac is protected natural area of great importance – of the first category.
- Canyon of the river Uvac 21.1km
Canyon of the river Uvac
It is located in western Serbia. In the canyon part of the valley special value have wedged meanders, which belong to the inventory of geo morphological objects of the geological heritage of Serbia.
- The Church of Holy Prophet Ilija 11.3km
- The Church of Holy Virgin Shroud 11.4km
- The Church of Saint Apostles Peter and Paul 14.5km
- The Church of Holy Emperor Constantine and Empress Helena 15km
- Wooden church Vitaši 18.1km
- The Church of Saint Mark 19.7km
The Church of Holy Prophet Ilija
Beautiful church of Holy Prophet Ilija is situated in the village Dobroselica, at the entrance to the village graveyard, hidden by the branches of the old pines.
The Church of Holy Virgin Shroud
The church in Donja Jablanica was constructed in 1838. The church was built from logs, its ground plan is in a form of a rectangle with semicircular altar apse.
The Church of Saint Apostles Peter and Paul
The Church of Saint Apostles Peter and Paul in Sirogojno was built in 1764, and in the same year was made church iconostasis.
The Church of Holy Emperor Constantine and Empress Helena
The church is situated some 3 km from the centre of the village, between Gornji and Donji Ljubiš, upstream on the left bank of the river Ljubišnica.
Wooden church Vitaši
Wooden church Vitaši is located in the ethno village Mećavnik on Mokra Gora. It was constructed following models of Russian wooden churches.
The Church of Saint Mark
The old church in Užice is situated in the part of the town called Carina. It is not known for sure when it was built, probably in the first half of 18th century.
- The monastery Uvac 14.7km
- The Monastery Rujno 15.7km
- The Monastery Dubrava 15.9km
- The Monastery Banja 22km
The monastery Uvac
The monastery Uvac is situated in the Gorge of the Uvac river. It is 25 km on the southwest from Zlatibor.
The Monastery Rujno
Monastery Rujno is very beautiful building and religious temple, situated above the Lake Vrutci, on the part of the bank that belongs to the area of village Bioska, 15 km from Užice.
The Monastery Dubrava
The monastery is situated on the east from Priboj. There are no historical records on monastery founder or the time of its construction.
The Monastery Banja
Manastir Banja posvećen je Svetom Nikoli Dabarskom i nalazi se u naselju Pribojska Banja. Nije poznato kada je osnovan, ali se pouzdano zna da je postojao u 12. veku.
- Memorial obelisk 0.4km
- Tito’s Monument 19.2km
- Family Tree of Tarabics 19.4km
- The Monument Kadinjača 21.8km
Some 5 kilometers from Zlatibor mountain on Glavudža or Šumatno Hill is located Memorial obelisk dedicated to killed Partisan wounded soldiers at King’s waters and Palisad in1941.
The monumental sculpture dedicated to Tito is a artwork of a sculptor Frano Kršanić. The monument is 4.8 meters high, and it is temporarily located behind the building of National museum.
Family Tree of Tarabics
The monument family tree of Tarabićs is situated on the northeast from Mokra Gora. Tarabićs appeared in the 19th century, and are believed to be prophets by many people.
The Monument Kadinjača
The memorial complex Kadinjača is specially striking among other monuments in Užice surrounding area. It is situated 14 kilometers on the west from Užice.
- The Užice town 18.2km
The Užice town
It represents one of the tourist attractions of a town on the river Đetinja, where an improvised theatre is set up during summer months, and where shows are performed under the combination of moonlight and spotlights.
- The Town Gallery 19.3km
The Town Gallery
The Town Gallery in Užice was founded in 1990. The activities of the Gallery are displaying the works of modern and contemporary art.
- The Open Museum “Old village” 14.1km
- The Homeland Museum 20.6km
The Open Museum “Old village”
The museum is situated in the village Sirogojno, 26 km from the Zlatibor Mountain. It is the only museum in open in Serbia.
The Homeland Museum
The basic activity of the museum is study, preservation, collection and presentation of artistic and historical works and cultural heritage…
- Bajo 11.1km
- Aleksandar 19.1km
Family Sopalovic from Mackat is known for preparing traditional dishes of Zlatibor since 1928. when the first restaurant opened Sopalovic. Excellent lamb roast is a trademark of restaurants.
Restaurant "Alexander the house of good food and wine" was started in 2001. One of the most exclusive restaurants in and surround of Uzice.
- Ethno village Sirogojno 14.4km
- Ethno Village Mokra Gora 17.6km
- Ethno Park Terzica Avlija 22.4km
Ethno village Sirogojno
Sirigojno village is famous for museum, the Old Village "and renowned knitters.Od Zlatibora je udaljeno 26 kilometara.
Ethno Village Mokra Gora
Ethno village on a hill Mecavnik was raised by Serbian famous film director Emir Kusturica. Reviving old houses, transferred from the surrounding villages, the architect and creator of the idea of a perfect life outside of daily life, Emir Kusturica has made a city.
Ethno Park Terzica Avlija
It is located near the village of Zlakusa, 13 km far from Uzice and 10 from Pozega. Terzića avlija represents a typical rural property consisting of two old Serbian houses.
- Cycling on Zlatibor 1.1km
Cycling on Zlatibor
Thanks to slight rise on the mountain and downhill, riding bicycle is a real enjoyment for fans of mountain biking on Zlatibor.
- Horse Riding on Zlatibor 0.3km
Horse Riding on Zlatibor
On Zlatibor all generations can enjoy in sport and recreational horseback riding…The riding is possible on two locations: Ranch Farma and Ranch Zova.
- Mountaineering on Zlatibor 2.9km
Mountaineering on Zlatibor
Many peaks, and especially the highest ones Tornik and Cigota represent ideal places for mountaineering.
- Uvac 20.8km
It is located northwest of Priboj. The most important species is the Griffon Vulture - one of two remaining species of vultures that are now nesting in the area of Serbia.
- Pribojska banja 21.9km
Only 5km away from Piboj there is Pribojska Banja (Priboj Spa), in hills above the town, at an altitude of 550m. Temperature of water is 35-37C
- Ski center Zlatibor 7.7km
Ski center Zlatibor
Mountain Zlatibor is excellent choice for ski vacation and recreation during the winter. Ski center is built on peak Tornik. Tornik is located at an altitude between 1.100 and 1.490 meters, 9 kilometers far from center of Zlatibor.
- Smoked ham festival - Pršutijada 11km
- Kustendorf 17.7km
- Diving from old railway bridge 18.6km
Smoked ham festival - Pršutijada
The Smoked ham festival “Pršutijada” is traditionally organized from January 14th to 16th in Zlatibor village Mačkat.
The film and music festival Kustendorf is held in Wooden Town on the hill Mećavnik, and it is dedicated to the greatest contemporary film authors and future filmmakers.
Diving from old railway bridge
Since 1993 in August in Užice has been organised competition in diving from old railway bridge on Plaža.