What to visit and see in Macedonia

Skopje – Best from the region

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If you have not visited Skopje in the last few years, it is very likely that you have a wrong picture of how it actually looks like today. Macedonia’s biggest city is a strange combination of feelings and opinions among travelers, but definitely will not keep you indifferent. Whether it’s the Skopje 2014 project, the multi-ethnicity present here or the hospitality of the membership, you will definitely come home with a bunch of impressions and stories.

You are in Skopje. Free wandering in the streets without any specific plan can be an exciting way to get to know the city, where you let him surprise you to unannouncedly discover his charms that are in front of you. However, if you do not have much time and want to make the most of your time and quality in Skopje, we offer you a guide to finding and an alternative guide through Skopje.

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Stobi the archaeological site

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Stobi (mod. Gradsko) was an ancient town of Paionia, later conquered by Macedon, and later still incorporated into the Roman province of Macedonia Salutaris (now in the Republic of Macedonia). It is located on the main road that leads from the Danube to the Aegean Sea and is considered by many to be the most famous archaeological site in the Republic of Macedonia. Stobi was built where the Crna river joins the Vardar river, making it important strategically as a center for both trade and warfare.

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Ohrid Macedonia

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Ohrid is a magnificent city of the beautiful southwestern part of Macedonia and the leading summer tourist center of the country, with about 42,000 inhabitants, which they say is the soul of the Balkans and certainly the cradle of Slovene literacy. The city of Ohrid is located on the shores of Lake Ohrid, about 170 km from Skopje, the capital of Macedonia. Thanks to its outstanding natural beauty, rich historical and cultural heritage, since 1979, Ohrid has been a part of UNESCO’s world cultural heritage. Lake Ohrid occupies a picturesque area of about 350 km2 and is known for its crystal clear water, which is transparent to a depth of 22 meters, while the total depth of the Ohrid Lake is 286 meters. The impeccably clear and clean water of the Ohrid Lake, with the tranquil silence of the mountain environment of exceptional beauty, attracts visitors from prehistoric times.

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Church of St. John at Kaneo – Ohrid, Macedonia

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This unique, tiny church is located on one of the most beautiful parts of the Ohrid Lake shore, on a high wall with a view of the former settlement, which today is a fishing and tourist village Kaneo. The church of St. John in Ohrid was built in the last decades of the 13th century and is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. Archaeologists believe that the church of St. John Bogoslo Kaneo in Ohrid was built before the rise of the Ottoman Empire, most probably in the 13th century. According to its architecture, the church of St. John Bogoslo Kaneo belongs to medieval buildings, whose builders have achieved an extremely successful combination of Byzantine and Armenian architectural elements. The Church of St. John Kaneo was built of brick and stone, in the form of a cross inscribed on a rectangular base. The Church of St. John Bogoslov in Kane is one of the features of ancient Ohrid and the favorite symphony of the whole city, as well as Macedonia.

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Statue of Alexander the Great in Skopje

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A monument that is officially called “The Warrior on a Horse”, and very similar to Alexander Makedonski on the Bukefal horse, was set up today in the center of Skopje. The monument is 28 meters tall, and it is placed on a 10-meter-long stand. The monument occupies a central place on the new “Square of Macedonia” and is the highest such monument in general. the building of a monument in a foundry in Florence cost 9.4 million euros. This is a government project in which new buildings are being built around the Vardar and it is placing more than 30 monuments to personalities from Macedonian history. Setting up the monument prompted the criticism of the official Athens and Greek media who consider Macedonia to be an ancient Greek history and estimate that it is a provocation during the negotiations on the settlement of the dispute between the two neighbors over the name of Macedonia. The Macedonian authorities did not comment on those Greek remarks. The official position of the authorities in Skopje is that Aleksandar Makedonski is part of Macedonian history.

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Kurbinovo Church of St. Georgi (George)

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In the area of Lake Prespa, the most interesting Christian Orthodox temple is the Church of St. Georgi (George) in the village of Kurbinovo (uphill, few kilometers from the lake). Frescoes in this church were painted in 1191. That was the time when Byzantine Empire ruled teritory of present Republic of Macedonia, the time after the reign of Tzar Samuil, the first Slavo-Macedonian Emperor, and the founder of the first medieval Slavo-Macedonian state.This is a very simple church by its shape and dimensions, yet very important from spiritual and cultural point of view.

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Bargala

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Bargala was a fortified town constructed between 4th and 6th centuries AD a period spanning Late Antiquity and Early Byzantium. Thanks to the archaeological excavation, today we can see a basilica, trade quarters, water tank, bath, a fortification system with an impressive main gate and a infrastructure.

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Veljusa – Monastery of the Most Holy Theotokos Eleusa

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The most impressive encounter with this monastery is at daybreak. If you happened to set forth from Strumica by car half an hour before sunrise, after having driven some ten kilometres to the northwest of the city, you already climb up the winding narrow road above the Village of Veljusa , and there… you find yourself in front of the monastery gate. Around you there is the rural atmosphere of a Macedonian village that slowly wakes up. Dogs barking and roosters; smell of country yards and hen-houses, of chimneys and firewood that bring to mind images of breakfast being prepared. The area does not abound in vegetation. Nothing that would especially attract a new-comer’s attention at his first visit here. You are much too close to the monastery as to see it. Knowing not what is on the other side, you cautiously step in through the gate… and then everything changes. All you hear is the echo of your footsteps on the stony path and the wind in the crowns of the trees, while in amazement you feel the gentle eastern light and the peace this place breathes with as they tame you. An oasis… of silence. Greenery bordered with flower-beds and roses. Recently planted trees. With great care and love laid out park, in which dominate the ancient church and several newly built monastery facilities in the characteristic Macedonian-Byzantine style of construction ? dressed stone and brick. An elevated sight. The monastery complex is situated on a rocky plateau above Veljusa and the Strumica Valley . Behind the mountain ridges of Ogra?den the sun rises. The clock tower shows the time that passes down there in the world, and here ? it stops, in a ‘momentum towards Eternity’. And while you wonder if you were all alone in this celestial sight, quietly opens the gate of the monastic part and several nuns soundlessly go down the steps toward the entrance into the church. Spontaneously you follow them and you are already inside… It is time for Liturgy.

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St. John Bigorski – dedicated to Saint John the Baptist

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The monastery church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. According to the monastery’s 1833 chronicle, it was built in 1020 by Archbishop Jovan. The Ottomans destroyed the monastery in the XVI century. The monastery was restored in 1743 by the monk Ilarion, who also built several monk cells. Later, in the period from 1812 to 1825 the monastery was expanded by archimandrite Arsenius. Among the donors there is also a mention of a monk Iov, recognized by some researchers as the future educator Joakim Krcovski. One of the most valuable treasures of the monastery is the iconostasis created by Petre Filipovski Garkata and Makarie Frckovski from the nearby village of Gari. This iconostasis is considered one of the most beautiful and most valuable wood-carved iconostasis in the Orthodox religion. Another valuable monastery treasure is an icon dating from 1020 with supposedly miraculous healing power.

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Lake Prespa – Resort Pretor

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Lake Prespa is the second largest lake in the Republic of Macedonia. It covers an area of 294 km sq., with a maximum depth of 54 meters. Lake Prespa is encircled by mountains and it offers wonderful views. The water temperature in summer ranges from 18 to 24? C. Lake Prespa attracts lot of tourists from all around the world. Some of the more popular summer resorts are:
Pretor A tourist centre which has developed rather quickly during the last few years. Camping places as well as vacation houses exist there.
Otesevo This summer resort is located on the western side of the lake, 18 km from Resen. A number of four star hotels have been built providing tourists with excellent accommodation. The camping site “Otesevo” on Mt. Galicica offers camping enthusiasts great scenery. Different types of entertainment are organised during day and night time. There are a number of night clubs and cafe’s for the young at heart or you can just go for a romantic walk on the beach.
Carina Ranges second in size of all summer resorts at lake Prespa, 20 km from Resen. Beside good accommodation in new buildings, the summer resort provides places for sport leisure and recreation. A newly built modern equipped auto-camp is located between Carina and Otesevo.

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Heraklea Linkestis – Arheolishi locality

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Heraclea Linkestis is one of the most important ancient cities in Macedonia. The city has been in existence for over a millennium. It was founded in the middle of the 4th century BC. Filip II Macedonian as an important strategic point.

In the middle of the 2nd century BC, the Romans conquered Macedonia and destroyed its political power, and then turned into a provincial divided into four areas. In spite of this situation, Heraclea, which belonged to the fourth zone in the Roman period and during that period, experienced a garden of prosperity. This is primarily due to the construction of the road through Egnatia, on which this city was an important station.

In the early Christian period (IV-VI century), Heraclea was the bishop’s seat. Some of his bishops were noticed in the acts of several church councils. Thus, Bishop Euagrius is mentioned in the acts of the convention held in Serdica in 343, Bishop Kuintilius at the council in Ephesus in 449, and the bishop of Beninus in Constantinople in 553. In the early Christian period they gave the buildings of the Small and the Great Basilica and the Episcopal Residence and the Cemetery Basilica with a necropolis outside the city walls. Life in Heraclea, as in many other ancient cities, dies at the end of the 6th century.

According to historical sources, during the transition from the 6th to the 7th century, Slovene tribes inhabit this region.

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Millennium Cross on Vodno

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Millennium Cross is one of the newest symbols of Skopje. It is 67 metters high and 46 metters wide. It was build during 2002, and finished in August 2002. This Cross was build by Macedonian Orthodox Church in order to celebrate 2000 years of Christianity in the World and on Macedonian soil. It was constructed and placed on the highest point on Vodno mountain, a place that for centuries was known as place where Cross exists. Most of the time during Ottoman`s rule in Macedonia (14-20 century) there was a small cross on this place, so Turkish and local Macedonians called it “Krstovar” (place where there is a cross).

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What to visit and see in Montenegro

Đurđević Tara

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The bridge overlooking the Tara River, 150 meters high and 370 meters long, destroyed Partisans in World War II to prevent the Nazis from crossing. After the war, the bridge was restored, and now it is a tourist attraction, primarily because of the view that shoots from it. There are more people walking across the bridge than those who drive, and from all sides, Chinese, Russian, English, Spanish …

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Black Lake

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This beautiful place is located in Zabljak, in the National Park Durmitor, among the forests that simply mothers get lost in them. The lake got its name because of the black pine forest that surrounds it, so the water reflects this blackness. In the lake, they bravestly swim, while others enjoy indefinable nature and clean air.

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Ostrog monastery

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A steep climb and a tidy road prevent large tourist buses from reaching the monastery itself. Although the road is wide enough for cars, bikes and motors, we recommend walking to manatures.

This place is not only for those who undertake spiritual travels, but also for those who want to feel the spirit of history, to visit unforgettable sights, and to witness the incredible.

At Ostrog, we met a couple of Australians on bicycles. When asked why they came here, they said that nature is incredibly beautiful here, and that all of Montenegro is great for cycling, because just passing a few kilometers, the environment is completely changed, from the coast to the woods, and for someone who drives hundreds of kilometers, the most important thing is that the landscape is not uniform.

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Winery – Šipčanik

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Šipčanik is the wine cellar of the largest winery in Montenegro “13. Jul Plantaže “located at the site of the former military air base. In 2001, advisor Milo Djukanovic suggested that a wine cellar be built from the aircraft base, after 6 years, within a 356-meter tunnel, and 7000 m2, reconstructions were made and the wine cellar was opened. Now there are about 30000 bottles of different ages and species. Excursions are held in Šipčanik, even there is a tasting hall with a surface of 200 m, where you can taste different types of wines “13 Jul Plantaže” and you can also eat tasty here.

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Ice cave

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On the north-east slope of the Obla Glava Mountain in the Durmitor National Park there is a real “ice kingdom”! When you find yourself think you are in a fairy tale. The ice cave inside looks like a special frozen world that melts even in the hottest time. Within the cave there is a multitude of glaciers and the most interesting figurines – stalagmites and stalactites that originate from droplets of water that sail. Getting to this awesome kingdom is not easy and it’s best to visit it with an experienced guide because in an environment of ice formations there are possible injuries. To reach the cave is possible only by walking in two ways: the first one is from Zabljak and the other from the mountain pass Sedlo, in order to reach the cave it takes 2-3 hours of walking in one direction. Even such a long walk is worth the thing you will see when you arrive.

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Mausoleum of Peter II Njegoš – Lovćen

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Mount Lovcen rises not far from the city of Kotor, on it is the mausoleum of Peter II Njegoš, ancient churches, caves, numerous monuments of national architecture, restaurants and more than 1000 species of plants. In 1952, the highest part of the mountain wreath Vetrovnik (1749 m) was declared a national park. From the mountain there is a beautiful view of the Bay of Kotor, where millions of people come to enjoy. To the top of the mountain you can easily reach the asphalt road, but in the winter it will be a bit more difficult, because the snow can reach a height of several meters. If you wish, you can sleep in the territory of a national park.

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Nevidio Canyon

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The name itself says that it is hidden from the “eyes of God” and that is true. The last conquered canyon in Europe was invisible, which was opened in 1965 by professional mountaineers from Niksic. The Nevidio Canyon is a part of the Komarnica river that springs at the foot of Mount Durmitor in a mysterious place. The canyon is between Durmitor and Vojnik, separated by Komarnica. Pure water, high walls, waterfalls, narrow channels over 1 meter long and canyons take away breath. All true nature lovers and extreme sports definitely need to visit the Nevidio canyon.

If you are interested in such extreme types of vacation, visit their official website, they are not cheap, but we assume it is worth it.

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Lake Skadar

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The lake includes an incredibly variable surface, varying from 300 to 500 kilometers square. Here we come to see one of the largest lakes in the Balkans that is distinguished by cryptodepression – namely, its altitude is below the sea level.

Visit one of the travel agencies if you want to get to know this National Park better.

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Katun Goleš

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Katun Goleš is located on 1 600 m, has 5 eco cabin with two beds and one eco cabin with five beds. It is 12 km from the village of Trebaljevo, and 18 km from the center of Kolašin. The catun can be reached from the city center, via Breza, then Radigoino, Trebaljevo,

Donji Lumer (viewpoint from which there is a beautiful view of Lake Biograd with its surroundings) and Goleš. From the catun water of the marked paths in three directions, towards Biogradsko Lake, to Vranjek and Black Head. Please emphasize that this is the Goleš katun of the Čoban, because tourists have the opportunity to hear the bark of the dogs, the birds of twitter, the cactus (bell) of the sheep, and so on. There is a special hut in which food is prepared. Preparation of food is done by the housewife katun. We offer a selection of dishes: Boiled lamb in milk, roast lamb, cicadara, pepper, kacamak, pancakes, homemade kajmak, corn, cake, home made cheese, cow’s milk and sheep sour milk, homemade blueberry juice, honey.

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Ethno village Milogora

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Ethno village Milogora is located in the small village of Trsa, more precisely on Pivka at an altitude of 1450m. There, on the twelve kilometer of the regional road Plužine-Žabljak, there is the village of Trsa, where for fifteen years has been the national restaurant Milogora, which is recognizable by specialties of local cuisine, of which the most famous lamb is in pairs. Something is why Milogora restaurant is unique in these parts the fact that throughout the summer offers beer cooled in the snow. The geographical position offers great advantages because it is located in the immediate vicinity of the canyon of Piva, Tara and Sušica, and below the slopes of the spruce Durmitor, so that literally in one day you can enjoy these natural beauties in this, in many ways, the most beautiful and most interesting part of Montenegro.

Also ride in these areas is great and a lot of motorcyclists are visiting.

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Perast

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Perast is located in Boka Kotorska, about 14 km away from Kotor, where the Kotor and Risan Bay are separated. Perast is a small town with a very beautiful and colorful architecture. Today it is a very quiet town, which with its beauty attracts modern sailors, travelers, artists, dreamers, eager beauty and peace. In the center of the city there is a square (Pjaca) dominated by the church of Sv. Nicholas with its impressive bell tower, 55 meters high. Over the road of Perast there is the Lady of Škrpjela, an artificial island, which was created by placing stone on the underwater rock.

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What to visit and see in Serbia

The Petrovaradin Fortress

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The Petrovaradin fortress was a significant military fortress of Austrian rulers who in the time of Napoleon’s conquests hid herself in her valuables. Today it is the center of art, the environment in which the Exit Festival takes place and the building whose mysterious underworld does not cease to intrigue the world’s researchers.

When the then European nobles built the Petrovaradin fort, they did not even imagine that 300 years later it would be the hub of people from all over the world, but not soldiers, but lovers of goodies and good music. Their strong military fortification turned into a joyous musical fortress of Exita, one of the biggest European music festivals, but also in the largest art colony in Europe.

The mighty bastion on the right bank of the Danube, the second-largest fortress in Europe, has changed many masters. Its shape, after 180 years in which it was in the hands of the Turks, was given by the Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I of the Austrian dynasty of the Habsburgs, and therefore it is also exuded by the abstract style of Austria of the 18th century. In 1703, he began her reconstruction, which lasted for 77 years.

The legend says that the name of the Petrovaradin fortress consists of three words that together signify a “city on a rocky wall”, and because of the strategic position and importance it had for the Habsburg Monarchy, it was called “Gibraltar on the Danube”. It is the Upper and Lower City, which are rising above the Danube and representing the symbol of Novi Sad.

The most striking part of the Petrovaradin fortress is the Clock Tower located at the Ludwig bastion, where the hands are placed unusually: a small hand indicates minutes, and hours. This unusual clock was made so that people, and above all the shipowners, could see from a distance a lot of hours.

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Kalemegdan – Belgrade

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The most beautiful and the largest Belgrade park is at the same time the most important cultural and historical complex, dominated by the Belgrade Fortress above the confluence of the Sava in the Danube. The name of Kalemegdan refers only to the spacious plateau around the Fortress which was turned into a park in the eighties of the 19th century. Plato was, while the Fortress was the main military stronghold of Belgrade, served to look at the enemy and wait for the fight; That is why his name comes from the Turkish words “kale” – the city, that is, the fort and the “megdan” field. The Turks called Kalemegdan also Fićir-Bayir, which means “hill for thinking”.

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Fortress of Niš

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The fortification of which two millennia has been witnessed by many archaeological finds in a long history is becoming an increasingly popular destination for curious tourists all over the world.

Niš. A magnificent city on the same river, which does not cease to intrigue and attracts visitors from different parts of the world. One of the reasons we can also find is that the emperor Emperor Constantine the Great does not reveal too much. In the cobbled streets, historical monuments, dilapidated facades, and old taverns, unverified stories are hidden that can be felt in the blazing southern air.

However, the inability to learn the secrets that date back to the Roman period and come to an end, is very attractive. For this reason, the fortress located on the right bank of the Nisava magnet is for all lovers of history, architecture, festivals and unusual legends. And here they are in abundance. Namely, the Nis fortress has a continuity of about two millennia of constant existence.

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Fortress – Bac

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The fort in Bac is the most important and best preserved medieval fort on the territory of Vojvodina. The locality, on which the fortress is built, testifies to the long series of centuries of using this naturally defensive terrain, which tied its fate to the Danube River, a natural border between peoples and civilizations.

The beginning of the work of today’s fortress is related to the period from 1338 to 1342, when King Charles Anžujski strengthened the borders of the kingdom. This is the time of the rise of Emperor Dusan and Serbian-Hungarian war conflicts, which King Carlo cited in one letter as a danger and a reason for undertaking works on the fortress in Bac. The building and fortification of the fort did not last two centuries. The work on establishing and adapting to new military-engineering requirements was led by archbishops, who were often also mayors. The work of Peter II Varads, a humanist, scientist, art lovers, has been recorded, which from 1495 to 1501 completed the construction work and deepened the water trenches around the fortress.

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Palić

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Palić is a small town in the north of Serbia, just 7 km from Subotica. The most famous one is Palić Lake, which is one of the main cultural and entertainment attractions in Vojvodina. The legend says that the lake was created by the tears of the shepherd Paul who kept his sheep at this place. The lake was once salty thanks to the addition and washing of sodium chloride, and was thought to represent the rest of the Pannonian Sea. It is deep up to 3.5 m, and the green color gives it a high concentration of algae. The city is at an altitude of 99 m.

The lake was first mentioned in 1462, and the first map of the lake dates from 1690. The water from Palić Lake is healing, and its mud is especially beneficial. This was known at the end of the 18th century, and from 1837 to 1845 on the lake were built Bath, a tavern and a Lower market. When the Budapest-Zemun railroads opened in 1883 and in 1897 a tram line from Subotica to Palić, the lake began to live full of glow of the right tourist place.

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Castle of Bogdan Dunđerski

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Bogdan Dunđerski, a hundred years ago, built the castle Fantast, one of the most beautiful castles in Serbia. The story says that the Bogdan house was built to show the power to all those who claimed to be bankrupt. And so he built a dream castle, which is still unique today in the whole region. Fantast Castle is located in central Vojvodina, 14 kilometers from Becej and 60 kilometers from Novi Sad. It is a monument of great cultural significance. This beautiful building was completed in 1925 and in 1983 it was turned into a luxury hotel. This complex as a whole extends to 65 acres.

The owner of Bogdan Dunđerski never married and had no children. He also built a racing hergel horse that exists today.

The house itself is named after Bogdanov’s best horse – Fantastic. Ergela has produced some of the best racing horses in the entire region. At one point she occupied more than half the entire estate and had about 1400 horses.

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Fruskogorski monasteries

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According to the stories, the oldest monastery in Fruska Gora is Privina Glava, because it connects to Pribu or Priv, a Serbian nobleman from the 12th century. The church of the monastery is dedicated to St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel. The renovation of the church in the 15th century is related to the Srem Brankovići, and the first written information about the monastery is from 1566-1567.

In a space of 50 x 10 kilometers, there are 16 monasteries.

Monastery Krušedol, Velika Remeta, Grgeteg, Novo Hopovo, Staro Hopovo, Rakovac, Beočin, Vrdnik, Jazak, Mala Remeta, Bešenovo, Šišatovac, Petkovica, Kuveždin, Divša (Đipša), Privina Glava.


Resavska cave

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Resavska cave is located in eastern Serbia, in the area of Gornja Resava, 20 km from Despotovac. It is located in the limestone hill Babina head on the edge of the Karst field Divljakovac and at an altitude of 485 m.

It counts among the oldest caves in our country, because it is 80 million years old, and older jewelry is estimated at about 45 million years. Its creation began before the great ice age by the chemical and mechanical work of the sinking river in the limestone geological base.

Resavska cave was discovered in 1962, although it was previously known to her by the shoemakers who shelled in the cave with the sheep to protect themselves from storms. It was opened in 1972. The cave is 4.5 km long, 2830 m is explored in detail, and about 800 m are arranged for visitors. The temperature in Resavska cave is constant throughout the year and is + 7 ° C, while the air humidity varies from 80 to 100%.

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Archaeological site Belo brdo, Vinča

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About 15km from Belgrade in the village of the same name on the right bank of the Danube. The site has the appearance of a low hill and makes it nine layers with residues from different periods.

The first remains of the settlement were found quite accidentally at the beginning of the 20th century. So far, about 4% of the area has been explored, but excavations have revealed various objects including: tools and weapons of stone, horns, bones, dishes, vases, jewelry, statues …

The significance of the site is that the remains of the Neolithic settlement from the period of 5,500-5,000 years BC have been found here.

The inhabitants lived in semi-humid huts, tent-like appearance and produced pottery, stone tools and weapons …

In the young Neolithic (4,500-3,500 BC), Vinca became a large economic, religious and cultural center that affected the culture of all agricultural communities in Central and Southeastern Europe. After the discovery of copper, Vinca lost its significance.

This archaeological site is endangering the problem of landslides and wastewaters, there is no feasibility study for the site, nor a detailed regulation plan.

Nevertheless, here you can see the remains of Neolithic civilization that had a culture of housing more developed than the medieval one. The inscription is open to visitors again.

Until other historical evidence is found, you are at the oldest site of human civilization.

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Ancient palace of Felix Romuliana

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In the era of digitization, the former residence of Roman Emperor Gaius Valerius Maximilian Gallery (293-311 AD) still arouses curiosity of domestic and foreign tourists.

The magnificent palace of the Roman Emperor Gaius Maximilian, who stood out as a capable soldier who did not miss the Roman Emperor Diocletian (244-331 BC), proclaiming him as Caesar, and marrying his daughter Valeria. In 306, Gaj became the head of the Roman Empire until he retreated to a quiet age, but his death stopped on the road 311 near Sofia in returning to his homeland in the coastal Daki. After the arrival of the Slovene at the end of the sixth century, the residence was abandoned.

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Nature Reserve Uvac

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In the south-west of Serbia it extends over the territory of the municipalities of Sjenica and Nova Varos, and it has been protected since 1971.

One of the first things everyone thinks about when talking about Uvac are beautiful meanders of the same river, ranging from the hydroelectric power plant Kokin to the village Krstac on the way to Sjenica.

Meanders, which can be seen from numerous gazes from the surrounding villages, are beautified with the only natural habitat of white-headed vultures in Serbia (along the Trešnjica canyon). It is said that the first encounter with incredible birds, whose wingspan can reach up to three meters, truly unique if you are lucky, as some of the many tourists coming to this region, you can also see a unique dance of white headed vulture.

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Waterfall Prskalo

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In southern Kuchia, it created the most watery game of water and limestone. It is located next to the road that leads from Resavica to the Holy Cross (east of Paracin).

What is the drawback of this very strange and unique waterfall is the forest path which is in the period of the largest activity, in the spring, practically impassable due to the fauna that is very active and heavenly beautiful. In the summer, when the beech forests of the southern Buckeye spread out and bloom, the water behind the siege is just a shy drip, giving you the feeling that you are in a dream. It is about 15 meters high, very poor in water even in the spring when it has water, although it never dries. Waterfall Prskalo, as if a man made his own hand.

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Semeteque lake

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Kopaonik hides an interesting natural phenomenon in itself. o is the lake in which the islands sail. The lake is about 60 meters in diameter and the largest island is 15 meters long and covered with plants, and there are even several tall trees on it. In addition to this damage, there are several smaller ones. The bastards of the islands are a real attraction for all tourists who visit this lake, because the islands move when the wind blows, and also visitors can drive them.

The Semey Lake is also specific in that its depth can not be measured because the underwater sources from which the lake receives water so deep and wide that they are themselves a part of it.

Vultures are the old plots of the Semetech lake, and recently the lake has been made.

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Vlasinsko Lake

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It is located in the southeast of Serbia, on the territory of the municipality of Surdulica.

Its surface is 16 km2 and the depth is up to 35 m. The lake is surrounded by mountains Gramada, Vardenik and Čemernik. It is located at 1,213 m above sea level. In the lake every minute comes two cubes of water of the first quality. Vlasina, Vrla, Jerma, Božička Reka and Ljubotenska Reka with their tributaries make a basin of the lake.

The so-called floating islands, which are created during the rise of the water level of the lake, are the specificity of Vlasina Lake.

What is characteristic of the flora is, of course, a very rare plant of the carnivorous tree called Rosulus.

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Belocrkvan lakes

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It is located near the border with Romania and comprises a whole of tens of lakes, of which seven are separated. The most famous are Vračevgajsko and Šljunkar, and the biggest beach is the city beach. Along the lake there is a weekend campsite camping site, but also a few smaller hotels and villas suitable for a holiday.

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Devil ‘s town

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It is located below Radan Mountain, 27 km southeast of Kuršumlija. At an altitude of 600 meters, this unusual and rare scene of about 200 relief figures, created by multiple-erosive erosion processes, and which are opposing the left and right sides of the cliff, form two “mahals” – the Devil jarug and Pakleni jarug. What is important for this place is the Red Springs, a source of mineral water, which is not for drinking, but the locals claim that it is medicinal and that it needs to wash sick places.

What has always been to follow this place are many legends, the most famous of which are these figures are the wedding guests, who went to marry their brother and sister, and whom God had mercifully, in order to prevent sin. Because of its extraordinary unusual exposition, and because of the legend, which give an additional dose of mystique to this place, the Devil’s Varos daily attracts tourists all over the world, and is also nominated for the world wonder of nature.

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Studenica Monastery

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It is considered one of the most beautiful Serbian monasteries due to the sophisticated architecture of the Byzantine-racial school, but also because of the beautiful ambience in which it is located. It is on the UNESCO list since 1986. Studenicu was built by Stefan Nemanja in the 12th century, whose relics are still present in this monastery. In Studenica, there are the relics of Stefan the Firstborn.

Formerly there were 14 churches in the complex of the monastery, and to this day only three have been preserved: The Virgin Church, the Royal Church and the Church of Sv. Nicholas.

Studenica was one of the richest monasteries, but wars and devastation during long history have done theirs. Nevertheless, some of the preserved precious items can be seen today in Studenica treasure. At 8km from the monastery, it is carved in the cliff of the hut of Sv. Sava, in which he wrote the Studentic typic and the St. Zitije sv. Simeon Nemanje.

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Oplenac

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It is located 80 km from Belgrade, near Topola. A place that is exuding the beauty of October-coniferous forests and the history of one of the most important Serbian dynasties, Karadjordjevic.

At this place was built a mausoleum of the dynasty that was started by King Peter I Karađorđević, and then the entire historical and memorial complex, which later became their endowment.

Today, within this complex you can see the Church of Sv. George, Mausoleum of the Serbian royal family, royal vineyards, museum (Vinogradareva house), King Peter’s house, royal villa, royal villa, Karađorđeva church, monument to Karadjordje and hotel.

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Krupa spring

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If you like nature, water, a quiet place and good food, the Krupa spring is the right choice for you. It is located between the villages of Milanovac and Krupaj, at the foot of Beljanica. Homolje is known as an ecological oasis

The source creates a karst lake on the surface. The blue color on the surface makes the place unreal. There is no word that can describe the idyll of the Krupa spring – it simply needs to be seen. There is also a spring of medicinal water that completes this beautiful place. The spring is surrounded by woods, and the trails leading to it indicate that it can also be reached through the forest.

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Rajačke pimnice

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East Serbia / Negotin Krajina. History of winemaking is a valuable part of the Serbian cultural heritage. Its material evidence – Rajačke pivnice (pimnice) is unique in both Serbia and the surrounding area.

Pimnice are a living witness of the way of life and customs of traditional wine communities of Serbs in Eastern Serbia through centuries. The village of Rajac is specific in that it has a special part of the village where authentic wine cellars are located – pimnice.

The pimnice were built in the 18th century from wood and stone, and today they are used by local people to store wine. During the visit you can taste the wine and in some sleep, surrounded by objects dating from the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Monastery Vratna

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The Vratna Monastery is about forty kilometers from Negotin and twenty of Brze Palanka. It lies hidden between high walls and along the river Jabuce. It’s only visible when it comes from the eastern side to about two hundred meters. The name was given to the monastery by huge, up to thirty meters high, with doors or gates carved in the walls of the Jabuce riverbed, which had been dubbed and shaped without any tools for hundreds of thousands of years. The gates are three in total and can be considered as the true wonder of the nature of God.

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What to see and visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina  that lies in the heart of southeast Europe. It is here that eastern and western civilizations met, sometimes clashed, but more often enriched and reinforced each other throughout its long and fascinating history.

To help you with planning the perfect vacation and enjoyment, we bring you a list of most interesting destinations to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Sarajevo – Baščaršija

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Baščaršija is the old Sarajevo Carinthia, and the historical and cultural center of the city. Baščaršija was built in the 15th century when Isa-beg Ishakovic founded the whole city. There are several important historical buildings on Bascarsija, such as the Gazi Husref-bey mosque and the clock tower. Today, Baščaršija is the main tourist attraction of the city of Sarajevo.

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Prokoško lake

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Prokoško Lake is a Lake Lika at 1660 meters above sea level, located on Vranica Mountain, 22 km away from the center of Fojnica. Bosnia and Herzegovina. The lake is surrounded by cattle huts and squads and forms part of untouched nature.

This lake represents a tourist destination for many years. The lake is rich in trout and is known as the habitat of a rare species of lava triton. The lake is covered with trout, and in summer it is possible to have a pleasant swim. Next to the lake there are cattle huts, where you can rest and get real domestic.

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Vrelo Bosne

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Bosnia is a river in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It emerges from Karst springs in the village Vrutci near Ilidža at the foot of Igman Mountain at 500 m above sea level. The locality of the source is called Vrelo Bosna and is known as Sarajevo’s excursion site. Vrela Bosna are located in the southwestern part of the Sarajevo Field, in the suburb of Igman Mountain. They can freely say that they represent the most beautiful part of Sarajevo, the pride of Sarajlija, who have always spent their free moments in a beautiful ambience.

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Blagaj – Tekija

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From the direction of Dubrovnik and Metković go to Mostar, in the Buna settlement turn east and soon you will be in Blagaj.

Blagaj – the oasis of peace and natural harmony is located only three kilometers from the Mostar airport.Gradić.

In the tranquility of the artificial avia, cooled by the freshness of the fairy-tale Buna, you understand why Blagaj was the center of occupations of pre-eminent people, Roman noblemen, Ottoman viziers and cadres, Austro-Hungarian officers and many travelers who wanted the fresh spring, warmth of the sun and the blue of the sky.

Water flows under the cliff 200 meters long and forms its own Buna River with its own amount of water. The Buna Furnace was built in the 16th century for the needs of the Dervish Order, and today it is the most mystical place in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Mostar

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Mostar is a town in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the economic and cultural center of Herzegovina. It is located at the foot of the mountain slopes Velež, Hum and Čabulje, in the valley of the Neretva river at an altitude of 60-80m.

The old bridge in Mostar is a symbol of the city of Mostar built in 1566. It is a monolithic building that connects the left and right banks of the Neretva River.

The port range is 28.7 m and the height 21 m from the summer level of the river. High altitude jumps are held in July each year. He was enrolled in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2005. By coming to the Old Bridge you will enjoy unforgettable views of the Neretva River and the old ones that surround you.

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Plivska Lakes – Jajce

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The Royal City of Jajce is located at the mouth of Pliva in Vrbas. The town on the banks of the beautiful rivers has always attracted conquerors who have inhabited this area since the earliest times. Jajce was the capital of the last Bosnian kings, including Stjepan Tomasevic (1461-1463). In this period, the medieval Bosnian cities become places of literacy, science and culture.

The old town, or fortress, is the most impressive and most impressive of the jaw-building, whose construction marked the birth of the town of Jajce. In short, it is still interesting to our historians because of the traces of the building that existed in this place before the fortress, which we see and know today, has been built and what has remained to a large extent today. This is indicated by the masonry of stone and seduction that differ on the lower layers of the fort, or on its foundation.

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Kravica waterfalls

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The most interesting natural beauty of the region is certainly the Kravica waterfall, about 40 km away from Mostar. Trebižat River water is lurking and falling from a height of 30 meters, creating a natural amphitheater 150 meters wide, creating a natural attraction that naturally resembles, to a much lesser extent, Nijagare waterfalls. Summer is usually visited by lovers of rafting and the local population and ideal is a place for rest and fun in a natural unspoilt ambiance with constant waterfall in the background. Near the waterfall is a small cave where you can see stalactites of calcium carbonate, old mill and boat.

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Banja Luka

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Banja Luka  is a town in the western part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, located on the Vrbas River. It is the second largest city in the whole of BiH, and many are considered one of its most beautiful cities and is the economic and cultural center of this part of Bosanska Krajina.

This pitiful end has been inhabited since Palellolite, and it is assumed that the fortress Kastel was built on the site of the settlement from that period. The chief builder of Banja Luka was without doubt Ferhat Pasha Sokolovic, a close relative of Mehmed Pasha Sokolovic, one of the most prominent Bosnian magnates and one of the most influential people of that era throughout the Ottoman Empire. Ferhadia’s most important contribution to Banja Luka was the mosque of Ferhadija, with which the original water supply infrastructure of Banja Luka was also based, which served its faster urban development.

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Sutjeska National Park

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Sutjeska National Park is the oldest and largest national park in BiH, which is by its natural values and beauties of the pearl of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It covers the area of Sutjeska with the strict natural reserve Perucica, parts of the Maglić mountain (2386 m – the highest peak in BiH), Volujaka, Vučeva and Zelengora. Due to the extraordinary natural values and their preservation, NP Sutjeska has been included in the II category of IUCN (UN Department for Nature and Natural Resources) since 2000.

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Jahorina

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We are presenting the beautiful Jahorina Olimpic mountain of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Numerous visitors are enchanted by natural beauty, excellent skiing trails, a super organization and an Olympic reputation.

Jahorina is one of the highest mountains in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Its highest peak reaches the height of the caa. 1916 m (Top of the Ogorijelice). In the summer it is an idyllic combination of green potted pastures, blue sky and fresh mountain air. In the winter it becomes a real idyllic and the beauty of the olympic beauty is fascinating.

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Travnik

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Travnik is the city and the seat of the municipality of the same name in central Bosnia and Herzegovina, 90 km west of Sarajevo, and is also the capital of the Central Bosnia Canton. It is well known that it was the capital of the Ottoman viziers from 1686 to 1850, and its cultural heritage dates back to that period.

There are few towns in BiH that can offer so many cultural and historical monuments from the Middle Ages, Turkish and Austro-Hungarian times to such a small area. Be sure to visit the Native Museum and the Memorial House “Ive Andrić Family House”.

The town of Travnik and its surroundings are the owners of the three endemic species: Travnik’s short-haired pigeon, the Tullio and the Rose Brandis, the roach without rots growing on the slopes of Vlasic.

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Ethno Village of Herceg – Medjugorje

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The beautiful and indigenous ambience of every visitor will leave breathless and the rural ambience in which Herceg Etno village is built reminds of the life of the former Brotnjaka.

Along with the restaurant with top service and gastronomic offer and the accompanying multipurpose hall, special attention is drawn to a well-organized ethnographic collection showing the life of Herzegovina.

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Pannonian Lake, Tuzla

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Once it was only one lake on the surface of about 12,000 m2 and in the form of a foot with depths up to 1,7 m. Thanks to the salinity of the water that is achieved by pouring salt from the flushing salty mines, the same water of the Adriatic Sea, this lake represents a unique example of salty lakes in the Balkans and throughout Europe. Today two more are built in Tuzla, so this lake complex really represents not only the city’s attraction but also the tourism potential of this city.

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Vjetrenica

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Vjetrenica is the largest and most famous cave in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a protected monument of nature and a tourist destination in the south-eastern part of Herzegovina. It is located 300 m east of Zavala, on the western edge of Popov polje, in the municipality of Ravno, and 12 km from Slana on the Adriatic (Republic of Croatia) and 80 km from the city of Mostar. A total of 6,300 meters of underground channels have been discovered

Visits to the caves of Vjetrenica caves, the first in the world of biodiversity and natural gems of BiH, have already begun in late March and last until the beginning of November.

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The Old Town of Počitelj

If you are on the way to Hutovo mud or the Adriatic coast, this is where you have to stop. This quiet oriental town is located 3 km north of Čapljina in the direction of Mostar.

This unique settlement is listed on the UNESCO list.

Although the town was first mentioned in written documents in 1444, it is assumed that it was built by the Bosnian king Tvrtko in 1383. This medieval town had a Mediterranean appearance, but after the Turkish conquest it was orientally rebuilt. A mix of these two architectural styles gives Počitelj a special dimension.

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King’s Sutjeska – Bobovac

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How are you approaching this small ancient village where there is a great Franciscan monastery with the church.

There are well-kept houses, beautiful gardens and sunshine in a clear stream. It’s nice to see that here many women, especially those older, still wear traditional clothing. People here mostly deal with agriculture, but there are also some carpenters and blacksmiths who make and sell their handicrafts before doing things. In this village Dusper is also home to the oldest house in central Bosnia, and it originates from the early 18th century. The house is a national monument and is under the protection of the state. Restoration has not yet been completed but the house is still open to the public and is a remarkable example of authentic Bosnian architecture. At the entrance to the village is one of the oldest Bosnian mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was built only for a few days and after that it has never been repaired and maintained – at least it says surrender. The mosque and its wooden minaret are open to visitors.

King Sutjeska and Fort Bobovac were the seat of two Bosnian kingdoms Kotromanjić Tomaš and Tvrtko. For the last king of Bosnia, St. Catherine, they still complain here today, and women as a sign of that sadness in their traditional costumes cover their heads with black maram. When the Ottomans conquered the fort of Bobovac, Catherine had either escaped or been driven to Rome, and never saw Bosnia again. It is reported that her children were taken to Istanbul, where her son was converted to Islam and became a significant person.

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Nature Park “Tajan”

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The mackerel is one of the most beautiful canyons in the northern part of the country. It was shaken by water in the triangular limestone with the help of tectonic disturbances. The water divides the limestone mass into two parts, the Mašica and the Middle Rock. The deepest canyon depth is 350 m. When heavy rainfall and when the canyon can not absorb all the water, the beautiful stream Suhodol is formed. The canyon is only 3 meters wide in some places, and sometimes these places were even narrower, but expanded so that forest exploitation could be exploited.

The canyon is full of caves that are ideal for bear dwellings during their winter sleep. A large cave is located at the base of the vertical cliff of the Middle Rock. All two hundred meters are packed with calcium carbonate crystals, whose colors vary from white to dark red. Similar to Orlovac Cave, near Sarajevo, and remains of deer cave bearings that are over 15,000 years old. This cave is also accessible to amateurs. The Cave of Middle Rocks is located near Lukine Cave and was discovered in May 2004, and is filled with a hall decorated with beautiful cave jewelery.

Dynamic eco-system of the Nature Park “Tajan” hosts numerous endemic plants. Here you can find the endemic Bosnian Ljijan (Iilium bosnaiacum), which for centuries has been a symbol of the Bosnian state. At the entrance to Lukina, the cave is 30 cm wide ivory (hedera helix). At about 10 km from the “Tajan” Park grows Gegersena Milk (Euphorbia gregersenii fam, Euphorbiaceas), another protected plant that is on the red international list of endangered plants.

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What do you see and visit in Croatia?

The amazing diversity of Croatia’s landscape, nobody will leave indifferent. The landscapes of Croatia offer plenty of opportunities for an unforgettable vacation: national parks, nature parks, beautiful blue sea, long sandy and rocky beaches, mountains, enchanting plains, caves and other natural resources offer a real little paradise for those who want more than their vacation.

Dubrovnik

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With its imposing sea rocks, Fort Lovrijenac, with its multicolored terracotta roofs and dramatic cliffs, the self-proclaimed ‘pearl of the Adriatic’ is one of the most visited destinations in Croatia. The best view is shot from the top of the nearby hill Srđ, and you will be thrilled by the picturesque walk through the city walls, while the Old Town of Dubrovnik is a high place of protected UNESCO monuments. Dubrovnik is also famous for its glittering marble streets, large Baroque churches and Sponza Palace from the 16th century.


National park Plitvice Lakes

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The wilderness of its ever-flourishing lakes, beautiful waterfalls and wooded mountains makes Plitvice Lakes National Park, writes Huffington, one of the most famous national parks in Croatia under the auspices of UNESCO. As you walk along the 16 beautiful and connected lakes, you can learn a lot about the natural formation of trapped barriers, but also keep your eyes wide open because the brown bear and the lynx may be lurking in the woods.


Zagorje

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To the north of Zagreb to the border with Slovenia stretches the picturesque Zagorje, where medieval castles and vineyards are lowered, and on the tops of the hills thermal springs. In Zagorje you should definitely visit the historical town of Krapina and the traditional wine tavern, visit the fairy-tale castle Trakošćan and walk along the picturesque plateaus.


Makarska

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Halfway between Dubrovnik and Split, Makarska is a great stop for stopping on Croatian cruises with its beautiful beaches and a picturesque arch located below the imposing mountain of Biokovo. From Makarska you can sit on a ferry to Brac and visit the neighboring Omis and enjoy the Omis pirate evenings, advises Huffington.


Split

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Another top attraction on the Dalmatian coast, the second largest city in Croatia, is an important starting point if you want to go on islands, cruises and day trips. The magnificent Diocletian’s Palace is listed as UNESCO-protected heritage, and apart from its historical monuments, Split offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities, rafting, hiking and sailing.


Peninsula Peljesac

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The thin flat stretch stretching from the mainland to Korčula, the peninsula of Peljesac is known as the region with the best wines in which quality varieties such as dingača and processing are produced. After exploring the region, visiting traditional wineries and enjoying the oysters and mussels in Mali Ston, you can go catch the waves in Viganj or go to the mountain of St. Ilija.


Rovinj

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The attraction of northern Istria, the traditional fishing village of Rovinj, with a beautiful archipelago full of green islets, also offers hiking to the Golden Cape and you can also explore hidden beaches for sunbathing.


Zagreb

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As it was called by the foreign media, the elegant Zagreb often loses visitors to the towns on the coast, but its city museums and the old city of the medieval core should not be circumvented on the way to the south. Explore the city of Zagreb, click HERE !


Kornati

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The Adriatic coast is full of islands, but for the best diving in Croatia Huffington recommends the National Park Kornati. In a rocky archipelago with more than 140 islands, with hectares of uninhabited land, colorful reefs and sea-like fish kaleidoscope, the Kornati were among the top ten in Croatia.


Terme Tuhelj

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There are about two thousand inhabitants in this area. It is located in Croatian Zagorje. Surrounded by hills, idyllic nature and a place you will always feel welcomed. In recent years, it is rapidly developing primarily due to the development of tourism, which is based on medicinal thermal water and mud. Just because of the Tuhelj Term, it became an important tourist destination.

The name originates from the Old Slavic word “tuhl”, which means a dewatering and humid place. It appears in the records at the end of the 14th century. Even the Romans in it have discovered a source of thermal water. Due to the strong smell of sulfur in the thermal water, the source was called the smelly spa and the amenities of the poor, as the surrounding poor were often blown there.


Pula

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The city of Pula has more than 3000 years, and it was built on the hill of Kaštel where the first settlement, Histra fortress, was built. In addition to the circular shape of the two main city streets, from the prehistoric fortress, nothing remained. The true city history begins with the Romans. The official name of the town was Colonia Pietas Iulia Pola, and it had all the functions and structures typical of the settlement of Roman settlers.


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What to see and visit in Slovenia

Ljubljana

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Ljubljana is the capital city of Slovenia and it is completely different from other ex-cities of Jugoslavia. It has a rich history, beautiful architecture, cultural buildings, parks and gardens. The city is small, but offers numerous facilities. You can visit the old city core and the old city of Ljubljana in one day, so this destination is ideal for a weekend trip.

The Ljubljana castle changed over the centuries, but it is, and will definitely remain, the symbol of the capital of Slovenia.

The city of Ljubljana was once a castle, later the residence of the rulers and, finally, a prison. It has been reconstructed several times, painted and rebuilt.

In the center of Ljubljana by cable car or by easy walk you can easily reach the magical medieval castle that will bring you back through time revealing an amazing view of the city. Visit some of the many cultural events or dine at one of the castle’s restaurants. What can you see in Ljubljana.>>> READ HERE


Bled

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Bled is on the list of  most beautiful lake in the world. In the middle of the lake there is an island with a church that can be reached by a wooden boat. Above the lake, there is a castle with a view of Bled enchanting. A large number of stairs lead to it, so prepare for a twenty-minute climb. Try the famous pale cream, you must never have eaten that.


Bohinj and Savica waterfall

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Bohinj and Savica waterfall: Not far from Bled, there is Bohinj Lake. This ice lake is larger than Bled, and the water in it is colder, but cleaner for swimming. Nature around Bohinj is intact. Follow the signposts and come to the Savica waterfall, the source of the Sava Bohinjka river, which, when joining Sava Dolinka in Slovenia, is the beginning of the very Sava that passes through Belgrade. Climb the cable gondola to the Vogel Mountain and enjoy the view of Bohinj Lake.


Piran

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A stone town with Venetian architectural buildings, narrow streets and colorful buildings, located on the Piran Peninsula, is a historic mild Slovenian coast. It is interesting to find a monument to the Serbian advertising magician Dragan Sakan in Piran, on the coast.


Lipica

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Lipica is a place close to the Slovenian coast, from where the Lipizzaners come, famous horses, white hairs and elegant materials. The Stud farm was founded in 1580 and today it has the same purpose, the cultivation of a horse, but it is also a tourist attraction, because it offers a tour of the stud farm, famous horses, museums, as well as an attraction such as the famous performance “Lipička riding school”, when horses with their jockeys, solemnly dressed, literally dance with music.


Postojnska jama 

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The Postojna cave is about 5 km long, open to tourists (otherwise it is about 22 km long) and is one of the most beautiful caves in the world. It can see different underground halls of various colors, and cave decorations of all possible shapes and imposing looks, but what is the most fun is driving a 3.5 km ride to the inside of the cave. In the cave you can see the famous human fish. The price is a little higher, about 20 euros for a tour (with a guide) of 90 minutes, but it’s really worth every cent.


Predjamski grad

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The Predjama Castle is 9 km from Postojna Cave, and is located in the cave with one of its parts, while the rest of the city is sourced from the cave. Today this city is a castle museum in which, when you enter, you have the impression that you are in the 12th century, the time it was built.


Kranjska gora 

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Kranjska Gora is an attractive place for skiers. There are 20 km of ski slopes and about the same number of ski lifts. In winter, a natural ice rink opens on Jasna Lake. Near the famous Planica ski jump. The town offers restaurants, shops and various events, so it’s not monotonous and boring. If you choose to ski in this part of the Alps, you will not regret it.


Soča i okolina

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Soča and its surroundings: The Soča River is one of the coldest and most beautiful rivers in Slovenia. Its length across Slovenia is 95 km (and another 42 km through Italy). Although you can enjoy it, rafting, crossing the zip, or dealing with some other extreme sports, we advise you to visit its surroundings. In the small and interesting town of Bovec, look at the brochures in the tourist info point and decide what attracts you most for a visit. We advise the Tolmin Gorge and the Kozjak Waterfall.


Velika planina

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From the town of Kamnik, cabel gondola you will come to the paradise of wooden houses, natural pastures and mountain air. Take the hiking tour to some of the many sights, and then take a seat with the famous mountain, Slovenian dishes – štruklji.


Stara trta

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 The oldest vines in the world are located in Maribor, on the banks of the Drava River, and for more than four centuries it is resisting natural and other disasters such as wars and fires, and it is also recorded in Ginis’s book of records.

The Vine Vine, also called the “Old Vine,” even now – despite four years of age – is about 50 kilograms of grapes a year, from which small quantities of wines are produced which are not for sale and are drunk only on various occasions.

The old vine museum is in Maribor, with its southern facade growing. This means that this building is even older than four centuries old. The Museum, which was awarded this purpose in 2007, is now the center of wine events in Slovenia, where you can taste and buy high quality wines.


Izola

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When it comes to coastal bathing sites, Slovenians are happy to recommend the beach of the gravel of Simonov zaliv or the Belvedere in Izola. It was surrounded by walls that were destroyed in the early 19th century when the island was connected to the mainland. Izola is famous for its palace from 1781, the church of St. Maur, the parish church, the street museum, the marina, the Railway Museum, the bicycle trail ..


Portorož

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Portorož is known from the Roman era, as evidenced by archaeological sites of ports and places where it was grown, hunted and sold fish. From 568 he was attacked by Longobrad, German and Slovenian. Thereafter, the settlement of the counts and connections with Venice (Milk), which ruled the Adriatic, occurred. With the arrival of the Venetian authorities, the church of St. Mary from Rozari was built.

By the end of the XIX century, Portoroz was a small fishing village, where solanas worked. Salads are abandoned today, but salinity as well as the wealth of water and faeces have contributed to the development of spa tourism. It is known that Slovenia invested a lot in the development of its spa, so Terme in Slovenia is full of wellness and spa centers, a frequent choice of our spa tourists. Spa tou

rism has been developing since the end of the 19th century when the association Società stabilimento balneare di Pirano was established, ie the Piran spa. This association built the first hotel and swimming pool. Over time, a number of tourist facilities have been built, thanks to which Portoroz has become an important tourist destination for holidays in Slovenia.


There are many motor clubs in Slovenia that you can visit, and you can see the club database in Slovenia >>> HERE

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