Serbia by Car
3. BEOGRAD - UŽICE - ZLATIBOR
- MONTENEGRO (234 km)
At townlet of Preljina 140 km southward
the Ibar road turns towards west to Cacak.
Along the bank of the Zapadna Morava the road passes
through the picturesque. Ovcar-Kablar gorge. In this
gorge there are monasteries (13 – 17 C) and Ovcar Banja,
a spa with curative mineral water.
From Užice the winding road climbs up into the mountain
region and via townlet Cajetina reaches Zlatibor (25
km) and tableland Zlatibor
(1,000 m ) one of the best-known mountainous and climatic
centres of Serbia. Extremely pleasant climate is good
for recreation and contributes especially in treatment
of anemia and kidney diseases.
Several kilometers east of Prijepolje there is a well-known
Mileševa (13 C), with outstanding frescoes among
which there is a renowned one Beli Andeo (the White
Angel). Southward of Prijepolje the road enters Crna
Gora and via Bijelo Polje, Kolašin and through the very
attractive canyon of the river Moraca it descends into
Podgorica towards the coast of MonteNegro.
Alternative direction: Lazarevac-Valjevo-Bajina
Bašta-Tara-Federation of Bosna and Hercegovina
From Lazarevac it is possible to turn
to Valjevo 33 km far away, the town on the river Kolubara
lying below the wooded mountain slopes, with a number
of historical monuments in the town and its vicinity.
Nearby Valjevo there is Divcibare,
one of the best-known climatic places of Serbia (1,000
m above sea level), and Maljen – mountain with beautiful
coniferous and deciduous forests, meadows and glades
as well as excellent opportunities to recreate and recuperate
due to its climate.
Via Povlen mountain the road leads to townlet Bajina
Bašta in the vicinity of which there is Perucac on the
river Drina by the big artifical lake (entrance to Bosna
and Hercegovina Federation).
From Bajina Bašta the road leads through picturesque
mountain regions and climbs up the slopes of Tara
mountain, one of the most beautiful ones in Serbia,
passing by the tourist settlement at Bajina Bašta.
From Tara the road descends to location of Kremna, and
then at Mokra Gora enters the Federation of Bosna and