Rozanstvo rural household 130

Rozanstvo rural household Zlatibor 130

Zlatibor rural tourism – Rozanstvo village – Rural Household PANACOMP 130

Rožanstvo is the picturesque and tranquil village of Zlatibor region at the altitude of about 800 meters with about 450 inhabitants that are mostly engaged in stock breeding, agriculture, hand made wooden barrows and wood-carved products. Rozanstvo village is 16 km away from center of Zlatibor on the road to Sirogojno. Prištavica river flows through Rozanstvo village on which right side is Stopica Pecina Cave situated, one of the most beautiful caves in Serbia. Banja Vapa /Vapa Banja Spa/ that is believed to have extraordinary curative effects on skin and eye diseases with the constant temperature of 17 Celsius Degrees is located nearby. Authentic watermills that still nowadays grange flavor are also nearby. North-western part of the village which forms almost its half area is actually a gently rolled plateau of Rožansko Polje. East of is, by the Veliko Brdo the terrain descends gradient to the hamlet of Utrobe, while another part is more gentle and turns into the Pristavica River. Parts of the Rozanstvo village are named after families which live here, as Radibratovina, Ristanovina, Milicevina, Lazovina, Popovina etc.

Rural household of the diligent Melović Family is located some 2 km from the very center of the tiny Rožanstvo village and features beautiful panorama on surrounding mountain peaks, forests, orchards and meadows. The main house where hosts live in the ground floor is nicely appointed for tourist services on the first floor with comfortable wooden furniture, and total capacity of 13 beds, in 2 rooms and 2 apartments.  Room structure of the Melovic Family rural household is one single room and a bedroom with king-size bed and an extra bed with shared bathroom with shower. Apartments feature 4 beds, fully equipped kitchen and private bathrooms with shower cabins. The summer kitchen of the Melovic household is also at guests’ disposal. Hosts prepare and serve fantastic traditional specialties and drinks for their guests’ enjoyment from their own organically grown produces : rakija, natural juices and honey, /unbeatable/ gibanitza – cheese pie, “komplet lepinja” – homemade bread filled with mixture of eggs and kaymak which is slightly baked, young cheese, corn bread, smoked delicacies, kacamak /palenta/, cabbage casserole, roasted lamb… Open swimming pool with fountain and barbecue, surrounded with pine trees, gentle grass and flowers make summer days even more pleasant. This uniquely pleasant rural tourist household in Zlatibor area is part of our special offer for weekend packages in Serbian countryside, being perfect destination for family vacations throughout the year…..
There are several legends on how Rožanstvo village got its name : one says that name comes from the word božanstvo /divinity/, the other that it is derived from “roždestvo” /archaic form of the Serbian word meaning birth as well as the Christmas/; the third legend explains that the first newcomers to Rožanstvo village, Glumci Family said ” This is real God issue” when first time arrived to the village, while some responded ” What God Issues, we will suffer from work so you will see your true rebirth !”. The fourth legend on the name of Rožanstvo is connected with the local soil structure – rožnace. From 1700 until 1840 there was Milutinović-Simović Family that lived here whose present day relatives are Stakic Family. Sima Milutinović Sarajlija, famous Serb patriot, writer and historic person is descendant of this family. The attractive gathering of genuine folklore singers “Bez izvora nema vode” /without springs there is no water/ is held in Rožanstvo village every August. During stay in this unique traditional rural household and in Zlatibor area we strongly recommend relaxed walks to the surroundings, and visit to the Stopica Pecina Cave and the Staro Selo Sirogojno Open air museum and the Smoke-House in Musvete village which manufactures finest Dalmatian prosciutto and other delicacies, providing memorable and outstanding experiences to visitors….

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