Vlasina Lake Rural Tourism accommodation
Vlasina lake is located in the southeast of Serbia, in the municipality of Surdulica, some 27 km from the Highway connecting Belgrade and Macedonia exiting by the town of Vladicin Han. It is close to the Serbian-Bulgarian border on the south. Situated on the altitude of 1213 m it spreads on 16 km2 and is the biggest and the highest artificial lake in Serbia. Vlasina lake was formed by construction of Hydro-power water-dams Vrla I and II on the place where in the past was mud with reeds and scattered water spots from where the Vlasina River was taking its downfall. Vlasina River is considered one of the clearest rivers in Serbia. Vlasina lake covers surface of 15 square km and its deepest point is 35 meters. Vlasina Lake and its surrounding is nominated the Area of extraordinary features that covers surface of 12.740 hectares.
The lake of Vlasina with its water color varying from grey-blue near the coast to dark blue in the middle of the lake together with the green banks gives special coloring to the landscape. Vlasina lake is surrounded with waved plateau as a green carpet with meadows, pastures and forests which hide the diversity of herbal and animal world, and with the mountain range with clear wells, small rivers with ravines. Cemernik and Vardenik and Besna Kobila Mountains are the biggest mountains around the lake. There are more than 400 mountain springs featuring icy-cold potable water in the area of Vlasina Lake.