Koviljaca Banja Spa

Koviljaca Banja Spa

Koviljaca Banja Spa is located in southwestern part of Serbia in the area of Gučevo Mountain, at the elevation of 128 meters. The Koviljaca Banja Spa is famous health center with the highly reputed Special Hospital for rehabilitation located in the Podrinje region, on the left bank of the Drina River, 142 km away from Belgrade and 6 km from Loznica. Natural curative factors of the Koviljaca Banja Spa: mineral waters and curative sulfur mud. Thermal and mineral waters of the Koviljaca Banja Spa are used for therapeutic purposes and belong to the category of sodium – calcium – hydro-carbonate hypo-thermal waters. The origin of Banja Koviljaca peloid is mineral and it belongs to low alkaline and reductive peloids.

Medical indications of the Koviljaca Banja Spa: Rheumatical diseases, Degenerative diseases of the joints and spinal column, Discushernia, Osteoporosis, Peripheril nervs lesias, Sterility, Limphoderm.

Medical treatment: At this modern centre for curing and recovering, various therapeutic substances used by modern physical medicine and rehabilitation are applied. Therapies: bathing in sulfurous thermal-mineral water, in bathtubs or swimming pools or like local shower gel, peloid therapy in form of mud treatment, magnetic therapy, laser therapy, manual, vibrate and underwater massage.

The Gucevo Mountain is located above the Koviljača  Banja Spa. some 10 km away. The Gucevo Mountain spreads in direction southeast and belongs to the westernmost part of the Podrinje-Valjevo mountains, set above the Drina River. Highest point of the Gucevo Mountain is Crni vrh peak (779 meters). Gucevo Mountain is forested mountain with forests of hornbeam, oak, beech, maple and black pine, with meadows scattered in some parts. The historical place is Memorial Ossuary on the top of Gucevo Mountain where are buried remains of the Serbian and the Austrian-Hungarian soldiers killed in this area on 8 September 1914 at the beginning of the WWI.

Places to see: Middle Age Tronosa Monastery is four km away from Trsic, built in 1317 under patronage of Queen Katarina, wife of king Dragutin. Saint Nicholas monastery – Soko Monastery known as the last Turkish fortification in Serbia. Village of Trsic, 9 km southeast far from Loznica – the birth-place of scholar and great lecturer of Serbian literature and culture Vuk Stefanovic Karadzic. Tekeris Monument on the Cer Mountain which commemorates the victorious Cer Battle of the First World War in Serbia.