Plan a route here

Sava's Tomb

Monument · Western Balkans · 812 m · open today
Responsible for this content
Via Dinarica Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • Savin grob
    Savin grob
    Photo: Karlo Simović,
Sava Kovačević (January 25, 1905 – June 13, 1943) was a Yugoslav Partisan commander during World War II.

Kovačević was one of the most popular Partisan commanders. He was famous for his personal courage: one well-known episode happened on February 20, 1943 in Ostrožac on the Neretva River. With his Brigade commissar Dragiša Ivanović, in an unexpected encounter with a group of Italian tanks, he managed to jump on tank platform. With Sava on the second and Dragiša on the third of three tanks, they managed to destroy their crews and to capture one tank each. His heroic death made him into one of the Partisan icons.


Opening hours

open today
It is a public spot - always open.
Profile picture of Olja Latinovic
Olja Latinovic
Update: December 07, 2017

Public transport

There is no public transport to the place, but you can get a cab in Foča.

By road

Savas' tomb is located near Tjentište, at Sutjeska National Park. If coming from Foča, take M20 road to Gacko. Just before arriving to Tjentište, turn right to Donje Bare. After 3.5km, you will find Savas' tomb.

Tjentište - Foča - Sarajevo (107 km)
Tjentište - Foča - Sarajevo - Zagreb (594 km)
Tjentište - Trebinje - Dubrovnik (151 km)
Tjentište - Foča - Užice - Beograd (376)
Tjentište - Gacko - Podgorica (165 km)


You can leave your car at the lay-by, where allowed.


43.350909, 18.678421
43°21'03.3"N 18°40'42.3"E
34T 311849 4802401
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Recommendations nearby

Mountainbiking · Bosnia and Herzegovina
MTB BH 01 VD+ Zelengora
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 69.7 km
Duration 10:05 h
Ascent 2,330 m
Descent 1,802 m

An ambitious mountain biking tour including beautiful sights of nine Mt. Zelengora lakes in one day. It’s a 70km bike ride with over 2000m of ...

from Bojan Divcic,   Via Dinarica
Hiking trail · Bosnia and Herzegovina
Donje Bare – Kovačev Panj
recommended route Difficulty
Distance 9.1 km
Duration 3:52 h
Ascent 989 m
Descent 409 m

This easy hike leads you through history, beautiful scenery and B&H's oldest National Park, Sutjeska.

from Dado Delic,   Via Dinarica
Canyoning · Bosnia and Herzegovina
Distance 4 km
Duration 2:40 h
Ascent 186 m
Descent 497 m

Hrčavka Canyon is absolutely beautiful wild canyon, located in the Sutjeska National Park. Canyon has been eexplored only a few years ago, and ...

from Olja Latinovic,   Via Dinarica
Long distance hiking trail · Bosnia and Herzegovina
Popov Most - Donje Bare (Via Dinarica day 22)
Distance 15.1 km
Duration 5:05 h
Ascent 1,168 m
Descent 304 m

Hiking Via Dinarica White Trail in Bosnia and Herzegovina. For more information check out my website, EVAdinarica Project.

from EVA dinarica,   EVAdinarica Project
Hiking trail · Bosnia and Herzegovina
Suha – Prijevor – Suva Jezerina – Suha
Distance 17.3 km
Duration 5:57 h
Ascent 1,009 m
Descent 885 m

from Olja Latinovic,   Via Dinarica
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 20.2 km
Duration 7:51 h
Ascent 1,884 m
Descent 940 m

This tour leaves the official Via Dinarica White Trail for the adventurous approach from Prijevor directly to Maglić peak, the highest peak of ...

from EVA dinarica,   EVAdinarica Project
Long distance hiking trail · Bosnia and Herzegovina
Donje Bare - Orlovačko Jezero (Via Dinarica day 23)
Distance 15.8 km
Duration 8:20 h
Ascent 924 m
Descent 940 m

Hiking Via Dinarica White Trail in Bosnia and Herzegovina. For more information check out my website, EVAdinarica Project.

from EVA dinarica,   EVAdinarica Project
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 37
Distance 20.5 km
Duration 8:00 h
Ascent 1,285 m
Descent 1,225 m

This trail connects Zelengora and Maglic. The hike from Suha brings you near to the borders of Perućica indigenous forest nature reserve, passes ...

from Via Dinarica BiH,   Via Dinarica

Show all on map

Questions and answers

Ask the first question

Would you like to the ask the author a question?


Write your first review

Help others by being the first to add a review.

Photos from others

Sava's Tomb

Tjentište 73311
73311 Tjentište
Phone +387 58 233 102 Fax +387 58 233 114

Special features

Place to visit family friendly
  • Content
  • Show images Hide images
Maps and trails
  • 8 Routes nearby