Bathroom King Peter I, and healing Bath from the time of the Romans
Banja Koviljaca is in the western part of Serbia, in Podrinje region. It is located on the right bank of river Drina, in the foothills of the mountain Gucevo, at height above sea level of 125m. By archaeological researches it is established that the region of Banja Koviljaca was inhabited even in Roman time. In the middle age, under the walls of “Koviljkin grad”, the people of this place were visiting sources of remedial water.
Sulphurous mineral waters (of 15-28 degrees of C) and the remedial mud represent natural remedial factors of Banja Koviljaca. Remedy is carried out in the Special rehab hospital “Banja Koviljaca”, along with the application of hydrotherapy, peloidotherapy, magnetic therapy, manual therapy, underwater and vibro massage.
Banja is surrounded with one of the biggest and the most beautiful parks in Serbia, suitable for walks and recreation. By far known spa ballroom “Kur-salon” attracts visitors with its beauty, and luxurious interior reminds of the past times and luxurious balls.
What to See?
On the mountain Cer there are remains of the old towns and establishments (Kosanin and Trojanov grad), as well as the memory mausoleum, and in the spa itself are “Koviljkin grad” and Gradac. Close by Banja Koviljaca is Trsic, birth town of Vuk Stefanovic Karadzic, with ethno village under protection of the state, which evokes the way of life in Vuk`s time.
There is also a monastery Tronosa, in which the “Museum of early education of Vuk” is located, where Vuk learned to write. On Drina there are arranged places for recreational fishing, and on Gucevo there is a large number of popular resorts.
How to Get There?
To Banja Koviljaca from Belgrade by high way Beograd-Ruma, and then regional road Ruma-Sabac-Loznica-Banja Koviljaca (145km), from Novi Sad by regional road Novi Sad-Ruma-Sabac-Loznica-Banja Koviljaca (143km).
The nearest airport is in Belgrade (135km). The border crossing toward Bosna and Hercegovina is 5km far. Banja Koviljaca has a good road network system with Banja Luka and Sarajevo.