Tourist Organization Municipality Foča

Turistička organizacija opštine Foča

Cultural institutions

Museum "Stara Hercegovina"– exists since 1956 and has four exhibits. From People’s liberating battle, memorial room, Foca in the past and ethnographic exhibit.

It is located in the previous hotel Gerstl building, on the central town square. Museum has rich ethnographic collection which speaks about our region’s rich history since prehistory until today.

Museum refreshes its exhibits every year and constantly tries to offer something new for visitors. Its gallery is often available for youth, but also for affirmed artists from our town and country.

Foca Library "Prosvjeta" is one of the eight main libraries in RS. It possesses book fund of about 65.000 library units.

After more than 30 years Foca has reopened Town’s theatre. Capacity of the theatre is 310 seats.

Within Culture and information center operates Radio Foca, only local informative medium, with 30 years tradition. Within Center also operates Cinema. In the building of the Center there is press office of RTRS, KUD Vila, Artistic association Ton, Gusle association Herzeg Scepan, so as Tourism and crafts promotion center Ornamenti.

Folklore Society from Foca was founded in 1965.

Association has rich tradition in cherishing original people’s creativity and was awarded many times.

Its members were guests in lots of countries from Former Yugoslavia, Europe and USA. The name Vila, which means fairy, the association carries from 2005.

At the moment its members are classified in 6 ensembles: 4 children, preparatory and first ensemble. There are people’s orchestra and ethno group within KUD Vila.

Gusle association "Herceg Scepan" was founded in 1994. There are men authentic group, flutists and the poets within association. This is one of the most active associations which participates every republic and federal festival, but also at Herzegovinian show where members of the association won first places several times.

Artistic association "Ton" exists from 2000 and has 11 members.

They organized 17 collective exhibits until now.

 

Center for tourism and crafts promotion Ornamenti was founded in august 2006 with the task to identify authentic values of Foca area, old crafts and touristic potentials. The idea, goal and mission of this association is trying to return this area’s real features and save all traditional values from oblivion. 

Info o Foči

Površina:  1.115km2
Broj stanovnika:  oko 20.000
Geografske koordinate:  43° 30′ 00" SGŠ ; 18° 46′ 60" IGD
Vremenska zona:  centralnoevropska (+1)
Poštanski broj: 73300
Pozivni broj: 058
Nadmorska visina: 400  - 2.386 m
Prosječna temperatura: 10° C

Lokalna uprava

Adresa:  Kralja Petra I Karađorđevića
Telefon: (info)+387 (0) 58 210-202 ; (načelnik)+387 (0) 58 210-134 ; 
Fax: +387 (0) 58 210-097
Website:  www.opstinafoca.rs.ba

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
Telefon / fax: +387 (0) 58 212 416, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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