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Day 1

During the first day, following points of the transversal will be passed:

  1. Dom kulture Žepče - Main square in front of cultural institution "Dom Kulture" in the city Žepče, street Prva.
  2. Papratnica- open pools
  3. Gornja Papratnica
  4. Ravna Rijeka- hunting lodge
  5. Vukove njive
  6. Dugi brijeg
  7. Mecanovo korito
  8. Ljubljanski dom na M.visu
  9. Matinski vis- post reley
  10. Mekote- mountaineering lodge

For the participants of the Transversal it is possible to ensure the accomodation in the mountaineering lodge "Mekote" (60 beds),and also in the tents. It is also possible to ensure food and drinks and transportation of heavy equipment.

Day 2

In the second day, the following route will be passed:

11. Viline kuće-hunting lodge

12. Matina-Cross

13. Ponijevo- mineral water source

14. Ponijevo- location of the oldest church

15. Novi Šeher- St. Eli 's church

16. Galovac- recreational center

17. Brankovići- St. John Baptist's water fountain

18. Pazarić-recreational center

19. Nišan- hunting lodge

20. Gromilice- recreational center

For the participants of the Transversal it is possible to ensure the accomodation in the recreational center "Gromilice", also in the tents and in the hunting lodge Nišan. It is also possible to ensure food and drinks and transportation of heavy equipment.

Day 3

In the third day the following points will be visited through the Transversal

21. Radunice-church
22. Fojnica river-Rakovac
23. Bilin grob- M. Brdo
24. Necropolis of stećci- M.Brdo
25. Brezici
26. Kremen
27. Džigere-Stražbenica
28. Osova-church
29. Rije- fishery
30. Žepče-Dom kulture

ORGANIZED BY: Mountaineering society „VIS“ Žepče

Duration: three days

Short description: „Zepce's Transversal" is the mountain- touristic circular pedestrian trail that goes through most of the municipality Zepce's territory. It covers most of the natural, historical and cultural sights of Zepce area, and almost all facilities of recreational and sport purposes. The goal is to enable a safe tour of Zepce area to as many interested people, by walking and hiking as the most substantial form of recreational sport, and introduce them the historic and natural tourist attractions of this territory, and the recreational sports facilities.

The tour of the Transversal is usually planned to be done by hiking, but it can also be done with mountain bikes or in winter by cross- country skies. Transversal can be toured individually or in small groups every day, through safe and well-marked trails. For organized groups over 20 persons, a mountain guide and arrangement of suitable accommodation, and transport of heavier equipment, and supplies of food and drink can be provided.

Once a year (in June), the mountaineering society „VIS“ are organizing a group tour of the Transversal with all the necessary ancillary services (guides, mountain rescue service, medical aid, transport of heavier equipment and supplies).

The Transversal can be visited by using the corresponding transverse log, which contains a map, plan of the tour and description of all parts of the route, which can be purchased in offices of "VIS" Zepce. The Transversal trail is marked by hiking markings (red circle outside, white inside), and the appropriate signposts at intersections with other hiking trails.

The total length of the Transversal is about 100 km, and the trail is set at an altitude from 220 m to 964 m.  The Transversal passes through the mountainous region, through the gentle hills, centuries-old forests, pastures and meadows and along streams and river beds. Smaller part of the route goes along asphalt and gravel roads and through residential areas. The trail does not track the extreme climbs, cuts and canyons, and rocky areas. All along the route the traveler can be supplied with abundant sources of ordinary and mineral water, and food and beverages in rural shops.

All persons that complete the Transversal, and as a proof for it have a completed transversal log, will receive a suitable badge of the Transversal in the offices of the mountaineering society „VIS“ Zepce.

The arrangement is suitable for the following target groups of visitors: People who are physically and mentally healthy and able to undertake some heavier efforts and have some knowledge, experience and equipment to hike through the mountain, regardless of age. For children and adolescents it is recommended to visit the Transversal accompanied by parents or other adults.

Contacts for all further information on booking this arrangement:

MOUNTAINEERING SOCIETY „VIS“

ADDRESS: Street Stjepana Radića bb, 72230 Žepče,

Bosnia and Herzegovina

TEL/FAX: ++387 32 880 453

GSM: ++387 63 358 338

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Association "SLOW TOURISM" Bosnia and Herzegovina

Address: Street Prva bb, 72230 Žepče

TEL / FAX: +387 (0) 32 880 273

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The restaurant  is located along the main road M-17 (E-73) in the settlement Brankovići, located 8 km from Žepče in the direction of Maglaj. The restaurant has been operating since 1997 and is one of the oldest restaurants in the area of ​​Žepče. Although located along the main road, the restaurant attracts travelers by its peaceful surroundings, hidden in the shadows of tall pines and willows.

This family restaurant has a successful long-term business due to the efficiency of its personel which involves promoting energy conservation among employees, and loyalty to local products, ie acquire meat and vegetables locally. In this way the restaurant helps promoting local producers and provides a controlled descent quality food for its guests. Another form of promotion of local area are handicrafts made by the local population and exposed in the restaurant so that guests can stay familiar with the cultural and natural heritage of this region.


AROUND THE TABLE - The restaurant offers a wide selection of grilled dishes, steaks, various prepared foods, fish, but its popularity among the faithful guests is due to local specialties such as veal and pork knuckle (ham), by which is especially famous among gourmets. The standard range of different drinks and aperitifs highlights several types of traditional local spirits - brandy and homemade wine from around Čitluk.


SURROUNDING - situated halfway between Žepče and Maglaj, the restaurant provides guests easy access to all facilities and tourist attractions such as the Church of Sv. John the Baptist in Brankovići, only 500 meters from the restaurant, or Maglaj medieval fortress, which is located just 6 km from the restaurant. If you are more interested in sport and recreation facilities and exploring the natural beauty of this area, the Pazarić Recreation Centers and the Gromilice Recreation Center are only a 15-minute drive from the restaurant.


Contact:

Address: Brankovići bb, 72238 Ozimica, BiH

Phone: +387(0) 32 891 172

GSM: +387 (0) 63 376 203


ASSOCIATION „SLOW TOURISM“ Bosnia and Herzegovina

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ADDRESS:  Ulica Prva bb, 72230 Žepče, Bosnia and Herzegovina

TEL/FAX:++387 32 880 273

 

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