Zlatar Mountain with the highest top called Golo brdo (1.627 m in altitude) raises above the banks of the rivers Lim, Uvac, Mileševka and Bistrica in Western Serbia. According to a special law of the Serbian Government, Zlatar was proclaimed an „air spa“, a unique mix of three air currents, picturesque pastures, meadows, and clear lakes surrounded with forests of spruce and birch. The Mediterranean and mountain climate, therapeutic air enriched with turpentine and ozone and infinite views explain the origin of the name of Zlatar (Golden in Serbian). According to research, Zlatar has the highest number of sunny days in Serbia, it has incredible, authentic nature and it is only 270 km away from Belgrade. Zlatar has a great potential for development as a ski center, it has a sporty-recreational and rural heart, and represents the ideal location for excursions and weekend getaways. „Panorama“ Hotel is the most popular among all Zlatar facilities, while a 800 m ski-lift is available for tourists during winter months, as well as a therapeutic spa facility for full relaxation and enjoyment.
Only 10 km away from Zlatar, Special Natural Reserve „Uvac“ is located. It is famous for its three lakes (Uvačko, Zlatarsko and Radoinjsko) that appeared after the construction of a dam on the river. The serpentine meanders of Uvac river represent a special touristic attraction along with the habitat, one of the biggest in Europe, with rare species of the scavenger bird Griffon Vulture. The vicinity of the Zlatibor and Tara mountains is ideal for the organization of various excursions to Mokra Gora with the Šargan Eight train ride, Kusturica’s Kustendorf and Andrićgrad, Drina river canyon, and an exceptionally culturaly rich heritage sight – Mileševa monastery. Nature lovers will surely enjoy a trip to the Pešter highland located at 1.492 m altitude along with other mountain areas that are spectacular sights to discover.
- From Belgrade to Zlatar