Vrnjačka Banja is the municipality’s economic, political and cultural center with a total of 14 settlements stretching over an area of about 240 km2. About 30,000 people live in the municipality, and the Spa itself has about 16,000 inhabitants. Vrnjačka Banja is located in the central part of the Republic of Serbia, at 43 ° 37 ′ north latitude and 20 ° 54 ′ east longitude.
Distance of Vrnjačka Banja from the airports: Belgrade – 190km, Niš – 120km, Kraljevo – 40km.
From Belgrade, Vrnjačka Banja can be reached from several directions:
– “Miloš Veliki” highway to Preljina, via Kraljevo.
– Belgrade – Niš highway, via Batočina, Kragujevac and Kraljevo.
– Belgrade – Niš highway, via Pojate, Kruševac and Trstenik.
The spa settlement is partly on the gentle slopes of the Goč Mountain towards the West Morava and partly in the gentle valleys of the Vrnjačka and Lipovačka rivers. Depending on the position of certain parts of the settlement, the altitude ranges from 220 to over 300 meters. The spa is sheltered by the Goč Mountain and its arms from the south, east and west, while from the north it is protected by the Gledićke Mountain range. The narrower mountain area of Vrnjačka Banja, including Goč Mountain, is part of the huge forest-mountain complex of Kopaonik, which is the hinterland of Vrnjačka Banja and extends to the south. In addition to Goč (1,147m) and Kopaonik (2,017m), there are also Željin (1,785m), Jastrebac (1,492m) and Stolovi (1,375m) mountains. The entire wider mountain tourist area of Vrnjačka Banja is furrowed with green valleys accommodating fast-flowing mountain streams and rivers on their way to the West Morava.