Zlatibor is a mountain located in western Serbia spreading at an average altitude of 1000m, 230km south of Belgrade. For many years, it has held the title of the most famous summer destination, summer destination and climatic health resort in Serbia. Zlatibor is adorned with a pleasant climate, clean air and magical nature full of beautiful landscapes which leave no one indifferent. Climatic conditions, which are characterized by mild summers and moderately cold winters, have a beneficial effect on the overall psychophysical condition of a person, primarily thyroid diseases, anemia, asthma, lung diseases, and various allergies. The highest peak of Zlatibor is Tornik (1496m), 9km from the center, which is a modern ski center and a favorite place for all skiing enthusiasts. Outside the center, you can visit various sights, such as Staro selo museum in Sirogojno, Mokra Gora and Drvengrad, Stopić cave, waterfall in Gostilj, Uvac monastery.
Staro selo is an open-air museum that shows the architecture and way of life of rural families in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It includes 50 different authentic buildings that preserve the spiritual heritage of the Serbian mountain village and have about 2,000 exhibits. The museum consists of two parts. The first is a set of houses that have preserved their original appearance and purpose, while the second group consists of houses that have preserved their original appearance, but with purpose adapted to tourist needs (apartments, souvenir shop, inn). The museum has been placed under protection as a cultural monument of exceptional importance. It is located 30 km from Zlatibor.
A visit to Mokra Gora is an unavoidable trip for all visitors to Zlatibor. Until 1974, one of the most beautiful railway routes in the world passed through Mokra Gora. An unforgettable event is to take a train that passes through rocky landscapes, 22 tunnels and a dozen bridges. Today, the steam locomotive operates exclusively for tourist purposes. Drvengrad is a film ethno village with a city structure, built by director Emir Kusturica on Mećavnik hill in Mokra Gora. Within Drvengrad, there is an Orthodox church dedicated to Saint Sava, a hotel, a painting gallery, a library, a cinema, a restaurant, a pastry shop and a souvenir shop. Emir Kusturica explains Drvengrad as follows: I invented a city that seems as if it has always been inhabited. And it never was.
Stopića cave was discovered in 1901 and is one of the most famous caves in Serbia. It was named after the hamlet of Stopići, near the village of Rožanstvo. It consists of 5 units: Light Hall, Dark Hall, Great Hall with tubs, Canal with tubs and River Canal. Trnavski stream flows through the cave. Not far from Užice, in the village of Potpeće, there is Potpećka cave, a spring-type cave. The horseshoe-shaped entrance, 50 m high, is the highest cave entrance in Serbia. It is 10 km long, but 555 m of sightseeing is available to tourists.
Gostilje is located about 20 kilometers from the center of Zlatibor and is known for the Gostilje waterfall, one of the most popular attractions of Zlatibor. The water falls from a height of 20 m and forms a number of smaller waterfalls and cascades.
Near the village of Stublo is the medieval Uvac monastery located at the bottom of the canyon of the same name river. It is an endowment of Nemanjić Dinasty, and it is known to be demolished and repaired several times. At one time it was one of the richest monasteries. It spent 300 years under debris, until 1998 when it was rebuilt.