Friday, November 2, 2007


Mount Zlatibor is a tourist resort in the western part of Serbia. It is one of the most popular resorts in Yugoslavia. By road and rail it is connected with Uzice and Nova Varos. It lies on the road linking Belgrade with the Montenegrin littoral and off the Belgrade-Bar railway. Situated at an altitude of just over 1.000 meters, Zlatibor is also a climatic resort, characterised by a cool mountain climate, clean air, long periods of sunshine during the summer and a heavy snow cover in winter. Tourist facilities include modern hotels, holiday centers and cottages, sports grounds and ski-lifts. If you are interested in skiing, you should visit

Medical services are provided by the staff of the Special Institute for the Prevention and Treatment of Thyroid Gland Disorders and the Rehabilitation of Patients. Modern methods of treatment are used including: ultrasound techniques, stimulators, diathermy and iodized and galvanic baths. Notable successes have been achieved in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of different kinds and stages of thyroid gland diseases.

EXCURSION: to Uzice, Kadinjaca, Mount Tara, Perucac Lake, Mount Zlatar and the lake at its foot, and to the village of Sirogojno renowned for its knitwear products and home-made souvenirs.