Branches Of Tourism

Tourist Organization Municipality Foča

Turistička organizacija opštine Foča

Branches Of Tourism

On the Foca municipality area there are conditions for next types of tourism:

Sportly-recreational (NP „Sutjeska)

Scientific  (NP „Sutjeska“, rainforest Perucica, Ljubisnja, Mestrevac),

Mountaineering (Maglic, the highest peak in BH, Zelengora, Vucevo, Volujak, Ljubisnja etc),

Hunting tourism (hunting area of NP „Sutjeska“ is about 53.000 ha, Hunting organization „Bakic“ about 78.000 ha),

Piscatorial – rivers: Drina, Tara, Sutjeska, Hrcavka, Cehotina, Bistrica, also Zelengora lakes and Trnovacko lake underneath Maglic.

Ecotourism (river Tara, NP „Sutjeska“, villages on the mountain Ljubisnja slopes, katun settlements, mountains, lakes),

Transit (town, NP „Sutjeska“, river Tara),

Sightseeing (river Tara, Tjentiste, town picnic areas, Montain house „Zabrana“ and Hunting house „Dub“),

Adventurous (rafting on Tara and Drina, canoing on rivers Hrcavka and Tara, rainforest Perucica),

Religious (visits to religious facilities),

1.       Sportly-recreational:

Mountaineering – On atractive Zelengora and Lelija locations there are mountain hunting houses (Gornje bare, Jugovo and Borilovacko lake, Jablan Do, Bijele vode, etc) connected with mountain paths and macadam roads, while on Maglic, Volujak and Ljubisnja there are no mountain facilities. Maglic, Zelengora and Volujak, which are located in NP „Sutjeska“, so as rainforest Perucica with waterfall Skakavac, 75 m high, are the most visited by montaineers and tourists during the summer. Katun settlements on Zelengora are attractive too.

Photosafari -  the part of Foca ecotourism offer. That includes human approach to animals, photoshooting wild animals (bears, wolves, wild goats, roes, wild boars), but also grouse and gluhar in the mating season which is extremely attractive.

Skiing - Thanks to geomorphology of the area, there are possibilities for Alpine skiing, which would be fully applied during winter and spring months on Zelengora and Ljubisnja.

Moontain biking – There are conditions for development of mountain biking on the terrains which are rugged by macadam roads, and not used for modern traffic. Suitable terrains are: Jelasca – Poda, Orlovacko lake – Cemerno, Old road Cajnice – Foca.

2.       River tourism – Rivers are significant and perspective municipality resource with rich natural values which potentiate development different tourism types, from stationed-recreative to extremely sports activities.

Rafting presents special tourist offer of Foca municipality. Tourist attractions are several days raftings with rubber boats down the Tara canyon and Drina valley. Rafting clubs in camps (bungalows, tents) offer accomodation and food on locations Bastasi (right riverbank of Drina, 15 km upriver from Foca) and Brstenovica (right riverbank of Tara, 14 km upriver from Scepan polje).

Kayaking has good natural predispositions, especially on Tara and Drina, because there are many rapids and waterfalls in river beds. Beside clean flows, fans of this sport can enjoy in attractive canyons, dense forests, waterfalls, etc.

Canyoning – Canyons of Sutjeska, Bistrica, Cehotina, Tara and Hrcavka present wild nature landscapes and attraction for numerous adventurers.

River fishing – Diversity and fish fond resource (sprout, brown trout, grayling) on mountain rivers Tara, Drina, Bistrica, Sutjeska, Hrcavka... are real bait for river fishing fans.  The most suitable way of fishing is fly fishing and fake fishing.

Lake fishing – Special attraction is trout fishing on mountain Zelengora lakes.

3.       Hunting tourism – On municipality territory breeding, protection and shooting is being done (black bear, wild goat, wolf, fox, wild boar etc). Hunting grounds are equiped with hunting houses, feedings, waiting spots, marked hunting trails, and there is also possibility for hunting guides services.

4.       Sightseeing – Recreation on Drina, Cehotina, and uper part of Bistrica, impressive canyon and Sutjeska valley in the heart of NP „Sutjeska“, waterfall Skakavac in Perucica, so as town picnic areas are the most visited during the summer.

5.       Scientific research tourism – Rainforest Perucica is specially interesting for scientists from areas of forestry and biology, while the whole area of NP „Sutjeska“ is interesting for naturalists from different scientific disciplines: geomorphology, geology, geography, hydrometheorology etc.

6.       Transit tourism – The position of Foca, on the crossroad Sarajevo – Podgorica, Belgrade – Gorazde – Dubrovnik, caused the development of this tourism type, specially during summer season, when large number of tourists use roads on Foca municipality territory to arrive to seaside.

7.       Cultural tourism – Rich cultural historical heritage of municipality, numerous cultural historical monuments (religious facilities, Battle on Sutjeska monument, Clock tower, Bey’s house), numerous cultural facilities, organizations, and cultural manifestations which are organized on municipality territory make foundation of this tourism type.

 

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Rivers

On the area of Foca municipality there are 17 rivers and rivulets, whose canyons, clarity and speed of water attract numerous visitors, both tourists and lovers of rafting, canyoning, kayaking, and fishing, recreational and other nature lovers.

Mountains

Foca municipality area is characterized by high mountain massifs which belong to the mountain wreath of the Dinarides: Maglic, Zelengora, Vucevo, Volujak, Bioc, Ljubisnja. They are real challenge for mountaineers, alpinists, recreationalists and all nature lovers. Read more...

 

Lakes

Seven glacier lakes, which are called  „mountain eyes“ because of the extreme beauty and glacial origin, adorn one of the most beautiful mountains of dinaric arch – Zelengora. Those are: Orlovacko, Stirinsko, Kotlanicko, Donje and Gornje bare, Black lake, White lake. Borilovacko lake is the only man-made lake on Zelengora. Read more...

 

Turistička organizacija opštine Foča, Šantićeva broj 16
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