Resorts of the former Yugoslavia

Located in the South of Europe, washed by the Adriatic sea, Yugoslavia, with its extensive majestic mountains, deep valleys and steppe has an extraordinary variety and richness of natural climatic zones, as well as an abundance of valuable therapeutic resources.
On the basis of existing resort of wealth in the Republic created a wide network of health resorts, mass bases of rest, the largest centers of tourism and mountaineering.
On the wonderful coast of the Adriatic sea and the surrounding picturesque Islands are a large number of summer and winter seaside resort; in mountain areas of Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, among thick forests there are many climatic Alpine and subalpine plants; in Serbia, Croatia and Macedonia, as well as in other republics, there is a significant number of popular balneological resorts, possessing various physico-chemical properties of mineral springs.
In Yugoslavia officially registered 100 balneological treatment places, including 49 resorts, 95 mountain stations and 77 sea resorts. They deployed more than a thousand medical institutions, in which annually treated and rest more than half a million workers.
Natural treatment resources Yugoslavia, previously unavailable to the working people and exploited in order to attract wealthy visitors and rich tourists, now, as in all other socialist countries, are the common property of the people and in the interest of the workers.
The heavy damage inflicted on the health resorts of the second world war and the occupation of the country by German and Italian fascist troops, already liquidated. Thanks to the attention and care of the Union of Communists of Yugoslavia and the Federal Executive Council of the SFRY balneology of the Republic now has a very great potential for further rapid development.
Yugoslavia is a big and beautiful country with a population of 19 200 000 people and territory 255 800 km2. About 4/5 of the territory of Yugoslavia is situated on the Balkan Peninsula, the rest lies to the North of the rivers Sava and Danube, between the rivers Sava and Drava, in the region of the Eastern Alps and the Great Middle Danube plain. Different regions of Yugoslavia on climate peculiarities quite sharply differ from each other. The determining factor of these features are mountains, which occupy about 70% of the country. They wide strip stretching parallel to the coast of the Adriatic sea, separating the inner regions of Yugoslavia from the sea, stand in the way of warm air masses in these areas. To the East and North of the mountain like a giant amphitheatre gradually lower to the Middle Danube plain and cannot hinder the penetration of the North and North-East of cold air masses, which is an important monitoring of weather factor in the significant part of the territory of Yugoslavia. Consequently, within the country are almost all transitions from moderately cold to subtropical climate. Mountain amphitheater, creating great contrasts of physico-geographical conditions of Yugoslavia, formed in the North-West spurs of the Alps, which is the country's highest point array Triglav (2863 m), in the West - extensive, composed mainly of limestone Dinar highlands, in the South - Rhodope massif and in the South-East - the East of the Serbian mountains.
The climate of the Adriatic coast and Islands, and also in the South of the country is subtropical, Mediterranean. Here is hot long dry summers and mild, wet, almost without winter frosts. The average July temperature ranges from 23 degrees in the North to 27 degrees Celsius in the South coast, respectively, in January - 5 to 10 degrees. Rainfall per year from 450 to 1400 mm Maximum them falls on spring and autumn, at least for the summer. In the South maximum precipitation falls in winter. In winter, when cold air masses from the interior of the country pass through the coastal mountains on the North sea coast in places blowing down the wind - Bora, with the speed up to 30 m / sec and more. The climate of the Middle Danube plain, the hilly and foothill areas of the North of the country with an altitude of 600-800 m continental with moderately cold winter and warm summer. The average July temperature in these areas is +18, +23 degrees, January -1, -3 degrees. Annual precipitation is about 700 mm In the mountainous regions of Yugoslavia, above 600-800 m above sea level, summers are moderately warm, winter is cold with a cold and prolonged snowfall. At an altitude of about 2000 m average July temperature falls to +9 degrees, January to -8 degrees. With the altitude increases and rainfall reaching on the slopes of the Dinar highlands 2500-3000 mm per year. In Yugoslavia, the Bay of Kotor is the most humid region of Europe. Here throughout the year falls more than 5000 mm of precipitation.
The warm climate of Yugoslavia contributes to the widespread development of horticulture and viticulture, the growing of subtropical crops, and on the coastal strip on the Adriatic - and citrus. This allows all year round to provide holidaymakers and tourists with high quality vitaminotherapy and in every possible way to set the table.
Airlines, ports on the Danube (Belgrade) and in the Adriatic (Rijeka, Split, Sibenik, Pula, Dubrovnik), Railways and roads connect the country not only with its nearest neighbors, bordering - Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Greece, Austria and Italy, but also with most of the other States of Europe and the Middle East.
The beauty of nature, as well as the mild climate, the convenient communications and the beautiful resorts with high-quality treatment and service attracts Yugoslavia huge number of visitors, which remain the most pleasant memories about your stay in this beautiful country.

  • Arandjelovac-Bath
  • Banja Koviljaca
  • Bled
  • Brestovacka-Bath
  • Varaždinske Toplice
  • Vranjska-Bath
  • Vrnjacka Banja
  • Daruvarski-Bath
  • Dobrna
  • Dubrovnik
  • Ilica
  • Kraljevica
  • Lipik
  • Makarska
  • Mataruska-Bath
  • Properties Bath
  • Opatija
  • Ohrid
  • Ribarska-Bath
  • Rogaska Slatina
  • Slatina-Radenci
  • Soko Banja
  • Crikvenica
  • Chaske Toplice
  • The beauty of the nature, unique historical monuments and interest in the achievements of socialist republics of Yugoslavia attracted to this country a great number of foreign visitors. Realization of reception and service of foreign guests in the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is engaged in a number of organizations, the largest of which is "the pilgrim". All the big resorts, tourist centers and large cities "Traveler" has its own hotels, restaurants, villas. With nearly all types of vehicles, it provides its guests the opportunity to visit not only in the capitals of republics and cities, but also in mountain areas and in the Adriatic.