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About Zlatibor

125 years of tourism

Jubilee of Zlatibor - 125 years of organized tourism

At a time when Zlatibor makes a record visit and accepts the highest number of guests in its rich tourist history, with special pride and satisfaction in 2018 we mark an exceptional jubilee - 125 years of organized tourism on this mountain...

Geographical features

Relief (Relievo)

Zlatibor is a mountain of plateau type, it is undulating landscape clearly different from its surrounding. By these high and steep slopes, Zlatibor is separated from its surroundings into individual morphological whole, with special geographical characteri

Climate

The climate on Zlatibor is alpine and sub-alpine with typical characteristics. Summers are pleasantly warm with cool nights and winters are quite long and relatively strong with lots of precipitation...

Hydrography

latibor plateau leans towards the north and northwest that results all the waters to flow into the Black Sea through the Drina, the Đetinja and the Moravica. The rivers and streams are rich with various kinds of fish.The powerful river Uvac...

Flora and fauna

Flora of Zlatibor is extremely versatile and is an integral part of tourist offer. Vast forests provide picnic and recreational tourist trips, important aesthetic role and great health resort. Characteristic landscape of Zlatibor is represented by...

History and culture

Legends about the name of Zlatibor

It is believed that the name comes from the white pine and yellow conifer, the color of old gold, which once covered undulating slopes of Zlatibor. Scientific name of pine is PINUS SILVESTRIS VARIEGATA...

Tourism development

At the time of Turkish occupation, the rich Užice, Nova Varošand Priboj bey’s families were spending their summers in their chardak (an old typical house in the Balkans) on the mountain pastures...

Cultural heritage

Men’s and woman's costumes, national dances, songs and dances of Zlatibor region

Health tourism

Čigota

Because of the moderate climate and very pleasant environment, Zlatibor has been known as a mountain suitable for rest, recuperation and treatment for a long time. Today Zlatibor has experts and...

Mineral springs and spas

Numerous sources of clean and cold water are located around Zlatibor. Some of them are among the best in Serbia, such as Hajdučka fountain...

Medical herbs of Zlatibor

Zlatibor is famous for its extremely diverse flora. The population of this region has always been using its benefits and searching for the cure in a variety of teas and herbal blends. The knowledge...

Sports tourism

Collective and individual sports

The most popular and the most attractive team sport in the world is definitely football. And right here in Zlatibor, along with the exceptional climatic conditions, good basis for basic training is completed by modern infrastructure. Actually...

Extreme sports

Thanks to suitable terrain and convenient air currents, paragliding has become more and more popular extreme...

Walking routes and pathspaths

What Zlatibor is famous for and what majority of guests enjoy most are walks around Zlatibor. A walk as a cyclic movement is one of rare phisical activities that can be performed by everybody. The benefit...

Bicycle tracks

Because of the mild ups and downs of the terrain, riding a bike is a real pleasure for lovers of this sport. Longer distances for mountain bike rides can be performed...

Congress tourism

Congress tourism

Zlatibor is one of our biggest centers of congress tourism. A large number of conferences, seminars and symposiums are held here throughout the whole year, since there are exceptional...

Rural tourism

Rural tourism

Zlatibor is a mountain of exceptional beauty, and the famous hospitality of Zlatibor hosts in authentic and colorful villages, beautiful landscapes, clean nature and water and healthy food will make your stay special and unforgettable...