Municipality of Mrkonjić Grad
The embodiment of untouched nature that we dream about
Traditional Crafts And Handcrafts
Main Tourism Products
Total number of available accommodations: Currently three accommodation providers, and two more households in the process of registration.
Total number of beds available: Approximetly 90 beds
(takes place in July, the last festival was held 3rd in a row in the period from 9th to 10th of July, 2022. The festival is designed as a kind of celebration of mountain biking, active life, healthy habits and family gatherings in nature , with the additional goal of popularizing the extremely attractive and undiscovered area of Pecka).
Pecka – Medna – Pecka (31 km) Medna trail length 37.5 km
Medna – Ubavića b. GPX, trail length 27km,
Pecca – Pliva GPX, length of the trail 36.8 km,
GPX climbing area, trail length 8.8 km,
Podgorja GPX, trail length 37.2 km,
Simići GPX, trail length 14.7 km
Marked hiking trails Vrela Sane, Vidikovac Misije.
Mountaineering Ecological Society Vidik, Mrkonjić Grad
Contact: Mihajlo Lazendić, phone: +387 65 543 941
- Back in the third century, the Roman city of Sarnade existed here on the road SaIona – Servitium (Bosanska Gradiška), later called Turmanski put. Sarnada is also connected with the conclusions of the Council of Salonica from the year 530, where the parish priest, that is, the chief pastor of the Sarnada parish, was a signatory of the council’s conclusions.
- In Pecka, according to the Austro-Hungarian census from 1879, there were almost two thousand inhabitants. The first elementary school was opened in 1931.
- The village of Gornja Pecka celebrates the glory of Saint Sava, so every year at the end of January they gather in the former school where they perform religious ceremonies and socialize with the traditional Baraćki bećarac. Polyphonic singing, mostly by men, is dominant at celebrations and festivities.
- 2.8. on the day of St. Ilija in the village of Donja Pecka, near the church, a citizens’ assembly is celebrated, attended by a large number of people.
- “Grain prayers” are characteristic, where the locals pray to God that their crops will be good and that the year will be fruitful.
- All the locals are of the Orthodox faith, celebrate baptisms and vows, celebrate important religious holidays, and in this way preserve traditional customs from oblivion.