Tourist Organization Municipality Foča

Turistička organizacija opštine Foča

Viewpoints and Katuns

Foca municipality spreads at an altitude from 376 to 2386 m, and 75% of the territory is over 700 m. From mountain tops, numerous rises and hills there is fascinating view on picturesque scenery. There are numerous easy reachable positions and viewpoints and we list some of them:

Dragos sedlo

From Tjentiste to Dragos sedlo (10 km) leads pretty good macadam road. From the parking on Dragos sedlo, about a hundred meters long trail will lead you to Vidikovac. Under the viewpoint, wooded ravine suddenly appears, slightly scary in its beauty, deep, almost completely unreachable. In the heart of that true beauty waterfall Skakavac roars, falling into the abyss from over 70 m hight. On the other side of the canyon rocky cliffs of Volujak suddenly rise. On the left side, the highest mountain peak of Bosnia and Herzegovina Maglic rises. On the right, in the distance, over Sutjeska canyon Zelengora peaks are visible. Unforgetable view!!! The view from Vidikovac (Dragos sedlo) on Perucica and Skakavac waterfall, fulfills people with pleasure. That small part of true beauty, with rich multifunctional biodiversity, was saved for present and future generations. The altitude of Dragos sedlo viewpoint is 1306 m.

Beskita

On the road from Tjentiste to Dragos sedlo (10 km), about 100 meters before the parking place on Dragos sedlo, there is the beginning of hiking trail which leads to Beskita viewpoint. From the main road to the Beskita viewpoint, it takes 20 minutes on foot. From the viewpoint, which consists of two plateaus, connected with the path, there is a fantastic view on Perucica and the valley of heroes – Tjentiste. The viewpoint is at an altitude of 1275 m.

Prijevor

Prijevor is located about 13 km from the main road. The road to Vucevo, separates on the left, and road to Prijevor halfway to the right dives into the dense forest, and suddenly comes to the plateau underneath Maglic. Maglic is above you, and in front whole chain of peaks appears – from Trnovacki Durmitor, Studenac and Badanj on Volujak and Zelengora hights in the distance. In summer months, it is possible to visit katuns on Prijevor and to eat domestic mountain cheese and cream with the bread under the bell. Viewpoint Prijevor is at an altitude of 1668 m.

Boric

By pleasant road from Donje Bare lake, in length of 400 meters, goes the road toward the edge of Sutjeska canyon, and comes to viewpoint Boric (1680 m). Viewpoint is located between Siljevica and Planinica. No metter these peaks are higher then Boric, its position dominantly rises on the sharp slope toward Sutjeska, where you can see the entire canyon,  mountains Vucevo, Maglic, Volujak, rainforest Perucica, Dragos sedlo, Prijevor, Tjentiste valley, rests of the old towns Vratac, Vratac and Kosman. The altitude of the viewpoint Boric is 1475 m.

Gradac

Gradac or Gradac rock is located near Foca. There used to be fortification which had military observational function.

This viewpoint is on the left Drina riverbank, above the town. The shorter path to Gradac is on the left shore from the bridge, by the Municipality building where there is a trail, and the climb last about 45 minutes.

This position offers the view on Drina valley in the length about 10 km, also towards Cehotina 4-5 km upriver, as well as towards mountain tops: Maglic, Zelengora, Treskavica, Ljubisnja…

The view on panorama is especially beautiful: Confluence of Cehotina into Drina. 

The altitude of Gradac rock is 889 m.

Zlatni Bor

Village Zavait is located on the 25th kilometer in direction to Pljevlja. From Zavait, a road separates on the right about 10 km to Zlatni Bor, all the way to the edge of Tara river canyon.

Piva and Tara canyons, as well as the confluence where Drina was made, are visible like on the palm of the hand. There is also medieval town Soko with monastery in the horizon, the residence of Herzeg Stjepan. If it is a nice weather it is possible to see peaks of: Bjelasica, Komovi, Meganik, Durmitor, Ljubisnja, Maglic, Volujak, Zelengora, Treskavica, Igman, Bjelasnica, Romanija…

The altitude of this viewpoint, which was also called Strmena stijena is 989 m.

There is another peak nearby, which is challenging for alpinists, called Kuk, with an altitude of 1110 m. 

Dulin brijeg

On direction from Foca to Celebici and Pljevlja, on the 35th kilometer in the place Borje, there is a crossroad. The left turn is towards Celebici and further to Rijeka and Pljevlja, the right turn leads to Mestrevac. About 10 km on the rise at one hamlet, the road splits on left – toward Gornji Mestrevac and right – toward Vranovina, where after 2.5 km, the road comes to canyon Tara plateau, at the village Dulin brijeg. On the very surface of the plateau there is a large number of viewpoints (the highest is 1384 m) where canyons of Susica, Tara and Piva are visible, as well as the other side of the canyon on Montenegro territory. There is a view on mountains: Durmitor, Bioca, Maglic, Volujak, Zelengora, Treskavica, as well as the view on Piva mountains with surrounding surfaces.

The medium height of the plateau as a viewpoint is 1384 m and the place is ideal for making the most beautiful footages of Tara canyon.

Vranovina

Upstream from Dulin brijeg (three kilometers), through canyon plateau, there is village Vranovina. The village is on the very border of RS and Montenegro. The altitude of the surface is from 1340 to 1550 m. On this place Tara canyon is 882 m high. Just 150 m downstream there is one of the most beautiful viewpoints from where you can see canyons of rivers Tara, Piva and Susica as well as the mountains which surround this landscape: Komovi, Durmitor, Maglic, Volujak, Vucevo, Bioca, Zelengora,Treskavica…

Katuns

Farming on the territory of National Park Sutjeska is popular from the earliest times, and that was the occupation of Illyrians, Vlachs and Slavs. The expulsion of livestock on the mountain and staying in the katuns during summer months is ancient tradition which was kept until today.

Today, within National Park, there are few active katuns on Zelengora Mountain and one on Prijevor underneath Maglic. There are the oldest elements of material and spiritual culture of these areas.

Three objects have been built on Prijevor in authentic katuns style. They were built of stone and wood and the interior is adapted to the new standards and tourist needs. 

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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...

 

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