Mountain resorts Serbia
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The vast majority of Serbia's territory is dominated by mountains, from the Pannonian hills in the north all the way to the borders with Montenegro, Albania and Macedonia in the south. Serbia’s mountains belong to the Rhodopes, Carpathian, Balkan and Dinaric mountain ranges.
Serbia Mountain resorts
Goc is a mountainous area in central Serbia, about 15 km south of the spa town of Vrnjacka Banja. Its highest peak Ljukten has an elevation of 1,216 m (3,990 ft) above sea level.
Goc is a popular hiking and mountaneering destination and the village Goc is a small ski resort. The skiing area is equipped with a single-seater ski lift and the longest slope is 1,500 m long and 40 m wide.
The skiing area is located on the mountain Krst with an elevation of 1,123 m (3,684 ft).
Avala is a mountain in Serbia, overlooking Belgrade. It is situated in the south-eastern corner of the city and provides a great panoramic view of Belgrade, Vojvodina and Sumadija, as the surrounding area on all sides is mostly lowlands.
It stands at 511 metres (1,677 ft) above sea level, which means that it enters the mountain category just by 11 meters.
Tara is a mountain located in western Serbia. It is part of Dinaric Alps and stands at 1,000-1,500 metres above sea level. The mountain's slopes are clad in dense forests with numerous high-altitude clearings and meadows, steep cliffs, deep ravines carved by the nearby Drina River and many karst, or limestone caves.
The mountain is a popular tourist centre. Tara's national park encompasses a large part of the mountain. The highest peak is Zboriste, at 1544 m.
Mitrovac is a village located on the Tara Mountain, in the Bajina Basta municipality. The village has a recreation centre, and is home to several hotel facilities, esp. for young students.
Besna Kobila (meaning "mad mare") is a mountain in southeastern Serbia.
Its eponymous highest peak has an elevation of 1,923 m. It lies 35 km to the east from the city of Vranje.
There is a mountain chalet Besna Kobila from where it takes an hour to hour and a half to reach the summit on foot.
It is known for its stormy weather, so the best months for climbing are during the warmer part of the year.
Bukulja is a mountain near Arandelovac in central Serbia. This mountain is an extinct volcano, which has been proved by presence of granite rocks, which contains specific mineral composition.
In the mountain foothills, there is water catchment Garasi, which provides Arandjelovac and nearby communities with fresh water.
Crni Vrh is a mountain in central Serbia, near the city of Jagodina. Its highest peak Crni vrh has an elevation of 707 m (2,320 ft) above sea level.
It is a small ski resort, with a mountaineering hut at the top, and two tracks of around 750 meters each.
Cer is a mountain in western Serbia, 30 kilometers from Sabac, 100 kilometers west of Belgrade. The highest peak has an elevation of 689 m (2,260 ft) above sea level.
During World War I, the Battle of Cer was fought on Cer, in which Serbian forces defeated Austria-Hungary.
Fruska Gora is a mountain in north Syrmia. Most part of it is located within Syrmia, Serbia, but a smaller part on its western side overlaps the territory of Croatia.
Sometimes, it is also referred to as jewel of Vojvodina - Serbia, due to its beautiful landscape protection area, nature and its picturesque countryside.
Golija is a mountain in southwestern Serbia, between towns of Ivanjica and Novi Pazar. It belongs to the Dinaric mountain range.
The mountain is heavily forested, with significant biodiversity and it hosts the Golija-Studenica Biosphere Reserve, the first UNESCO-MAB registered biosphere reserve in Serbia.
It is also a ski resort, with several historical monuments and monasteries.
Kopaonik is one of the larger mountain ranges of Serbia.
It is located in the central part of Serbia, while a small portion extendeds to North Kosovo. Its highest point, Pancic's Peak, is 2,017 m (6,617 ft) above sea level.
Kopaonik is the major ski resort of Serbia, with total of 25 ski lifts with capacity of 32.000 skiers per hour. A national park spread over 118.1 km2 (45.6 sq mi) of the central part of the Kopaonik plateau was established in 1981.
Rtanj is a mountain in the Carpatho-Balkan mountain system, it belongs to eastern Serbia, and it is located southwest of Boljevac.
Morphological structure of its relief is impressive, and within it stands out high mountain ridge Kusak-Golemi Vrh, with a huge limestone pyramid Siljak. Hotels near Rtanj mountain
Stara Planina mountain is the largest mountain in eastern Serbia and a massif which forms a natural border with Bulgaria.
It is located 330 km from Belgrade, 70 km from Nis and 50 km from Knjazevac and Pirot. The highest point is Midzor, at 2169 m. Visit hotel Falkensteiner Hotel Stara Planina
Homolje mountains (Serbian: Homoljske planine) is a mountain range in eastern Serbia. It lies in the region known as Homolje between towns of Zagubica on south and Kucevo on north. Its highest peaks are Stubej (940 m) and Vranj (884 m). On the mountain, there is Orthodox monastery of Vitovnica.
Homolje is sparsely populated, chiefly with ethnic Vlachs, and its nature is unspoilt. One of its attractions is a vast forest called Trest.
Rivers and lakes Serbia
Serbia’s rivers belong to the drainage basins of the Black, Adriatic and Aegean seas. Three rivers are fully navigable in Serbia: the Danube, Sava and Tisa. The Velika Morava and Tamis rivers are partly navigable. The longest river to flow through Serbia is the Danube, 588 km of its total 2783 km-long course, and over 90% of the river basin is occupied by this river.
The largest lake in Serbia is the artificial reservoir on the Danube, the Ðerdapsko Jezero lake, with an area of 253 km2, followed by Vlasinsko Jezero at 16 km2 and Perucacko Jezero at 12.4 km2. Particularly attractive for tourism are Ludasko Jezero, Palicko Jezero, Srebrno Jezero and the Bela Crkva Jezera lakes.
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