The Drina regatta in Ljubovija has a tradition of almost a decade. The pioneers and beginners of this event descended for the first time down Drina on the second Saturday in July 2001. In the first year, the event numbered only a few locals and a couple of vessels, so that year after year the number of vessels and participants rapidly grew and reached the number of 2,000 vessels and nearly 20,000 people on the water.
The organizer of the event is the Municipality of Ljubovija, Tel: 015 / 561-411, and the Tourist Organization Ljubovija, Tel: 015 / 561-050.
The route is from Rogačica to Ljubljana, the start is in Rogačica, and the 40km long Ljubovija, which makes about 9 hours of sailing and unforgettable socializing in a delightful ambiance and a pleasant atmosphere with trumpet sounds.
The safety of the participants is entrusted to the police, an agency authorized to provide services on the water, divers, rescuers, land registry officers and water, a home health service that sends the medical team to the water, and land participants are monitored by a medical team in a medical vehicle all the time. The whole town is being put into the service of the manifestation and contributing, trying to make the tourists feel better. All this is accompanied by a rich cultural and entertainment program consisting of: concerts, performance of KUD, dance groups, performances for children and adults, sports events ...
The event is traditionally held on the second Saturday of July. Accommodation can be found in the capacity of rural tourism and catering facilities in Ljubovija. More and more participants want to stay in country homes, enjoy the nature and healthy food that our hosts can offer them. These are country houses near the Drina River (Forward, Black, Lonjin, Vrhpolje, Trešnjica, Drlače) and mountain villages (Gornje Košlje). The event provides an unforgettable opportunity. Satisfied participants convey impressions to their friends, and as a result, the year is increased year by year.