Weekend bathing for the brave!

Šipovo – Pliva


The area around Pliva represents a unique nature and tourist region which is ideal for rest of a contemporary man beacuse of its natural beauties and phenomenona. In the western part of the municipality of Šipovo, 8.5 km from the town center on the altitude of 481 m there are three sources emerging of which the Pliva river consists. In this beautiful area, a fisherman will find clear waters rich with fish, and a hunter will find mountain hunting grounds full of wild animals. Antiquity lovers will be attracted by the remains of ancient settlements, whereas speleologists will be attracted by still unexplored caves and steep rocky canyons of the rivers Janj and Sokočnica. The allure of this region consists of variety in every aspect. Pliva, river of remarkable clarity, particular colour as well as opulence represents a little piece of heaven on earth for the sports fishermen in the fly fishing discipline.


Day 1, Friday


19.00 h Arrival to location

Accomodation. Welcome dinner with local specialties. Over night stay.


Day 2, Saturday


08.00 – 09.00 h Breakfast

Homemade healthy food and specialties (fritters, milk cream, pies, homemade sour cream, yoghurt and bread from Šipovo, accompanied by smoked meat, homemade brandy, …).

09.00 – 13.00 h Morning program

Bathing for the bravest in the Pliva river – bathing location: Jusića vir, 600 m far from the bridge in Pljeva.

13.00 – 14.30 h Lunch

Homemade healthy food (at the hosts’).

15.00 – 18.00 h Afternoon program

Bathing in the Pliva lake with the possibility of short visit to the old town of Jajce.

19.00 – 20.30 h Dinner

20.30 h – Evening walk along Pliva and/or party with music in a local restaurant.


Day 3, Sunday


08.00 – 09.00 h Breakfast

Homemade healthy food.

09.00 – 13.00 h Morning program

Bathing in the Balkana lake (not far from Mrkonjić grad).

13.00 – 14.30 h Visit to Zelenkovac

(With the possibility to organize a picnic/ lunch).

15.00 – 17.30 h Afternoon bathing

On the Balkana lake.

17.30 Departure



Price included:

  • Two full boards.

Price excluded:

  • Transportation to Šipovo (organized on request).

For the first time in the history of the city, the tourist organization of the municipality of Šipovo was officially established on June 19, 2007 by the Municipal Assembly of Šipovo. Its main task is to present and improve the tourist offer of the municipality. The seat of the organization is, in Gavrila Principa Street, no. 7a.
Contact phone: +387 (0) 50 371 928.

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