Busko Lake | Buško jezero

Busko Lake, is a stunning gem nestled in the scenic landscape of western Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located near the town of Tomislavgrad and offers a peaceful and picturesque setting for visitors to enjoy. It is characterized by its surrounding greenery of dense forests and rolling hills.

The lake is a perfect destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts seeking tranquility and natural beauty.

When you are there, you can enjoy walks in the nature – hiking & biking trails are available in the area surrounding Busko Jazero.

These trails offer the chance to immerse yourself in the beauty of the forests, discover hidden viewpoints, and enjoy the fresh air.

Additionally, the lake is known for its excellent fishing conditions. Anglers can try their luck in catching various fish species that inhabit the lake. Fishing enthusiasts can spend a relaxing day on the water, enjoying the peaceful ambiance and the thrill of a potential catch.

Visitors must obtain a fishing permit before fishing in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which can be purchased from local tourist agencies, fishing associations or directly from the authorities responsible for the relevant fishing area. Fishing regulations vary depending on the location, season and type of fish, and visitors are advised to check these before fishing.

For fishing in this area, please contact:

Voda-Riba-Sport Buško Jezero d.o.o., Tomislavgrad
Ul: Dozani Zaljut bb
Predsjednik: Ante Dozan 063 472-599
E-mail: antedozan1@gmail.com
E-mail: sosaice@gmail.com

The region around Busko Lake is an oasis of peace, often disturbed only by the melodious songs of birds and the gentle murmuring of water from Europe’s largest artificial lake, Busko Lake.

The lake is located at an altitude of 716 meters, covering a total area of 55.7 square kilometers. With a length of 13.5 kilometers and a width of 7.2 kilometers, the lake reaches depths of up to 16 meters. It is a reservoir lake, formed and opened in 1974 to meet the needs of the Orlovac hydroelectric power plant in Croatia.

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Nearby, you can find cozy accommodations, restaurants, and cafes that cater to visitors, allowing you to extend your stay and fully immerse yourself in the natural surroundings.

Eko selo Grabovica

The Eco Village Grabovica is located in Grabovica, on the shores of Lake Busko, and offers an on-site restaurant serving traditional Bosnian specialties as well as accommodation.

The hotel features a zoo for children and a horse riding school.

Karmel Svetog Ilije

The Monastery – Spiritual Center – Carmel of St. Elijah at Lake Busko offers a serene and spiritual retreat for those seeking accommodation in a tranquil setting.

So, if you’re seeking relaxation, outdoor activities, or simply a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life, Busko Jazero offers a serene and picturesque retreat in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Its unspoiled natural beauty and tranquility make it a worthwhile destination for nature enthusiasts and those seeking a peaceful getaway.

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