10 things to do in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Are you planning to go to Bosnia and Herzegovina soon? Read our advice below on what to do in Bosnia and Herzegovina with planned trips!

It’s easy to love Bosnia and Herzegovina. From the Olympic mountains that surround its beautiful capital of Sarajevo, UNESCO sites, and delicious food to the cultural monuments where East meets West, you’ll discover amazing history and locals. stand alone hospitality. Let’s dive into the journey in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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List of the best things to do in Bosnia and Herzegovina

1. Old Town Circle in Sarajevo

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Sarajevo is the most powerful city in Bosnia and Herzegovina. With a team of craftsmen
shops, cobbled streets, and some of the best restaurants, Sarajevo’s Old Town called Bascarsija is a huge attraction. On your trip to Sarajevo, you can easily buy a souvenir made with the same technology used in the 15th century when Bascarsija was founded with the advent of the Ottoman Empire. Remember the strength of the coffee culture in Sarajevo and your trip to Sarajevo just ended with seeing the full -fledged coffee industry.

2. Enjoy diving Brave Divers outside the old Bridge in Mostar

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Take in the sights of the Old Bridge in Mostar, the cobbled streets, and the forts. If you stay at one of the local restaurants near the Bridge, you can enjoy unforgettable views of the turquoise Neretva River. If you’re visiting in July, watch out for the Diving Off the Bridge event featuring some amazing divers. Like Sarajevo, Mostar’s Old Town offers the opportunity to travel back in time and see the ancient parts of Mostar.

3. Soak in the Peace at the Apparition Hill in Medjugorje

The Shrine of Our Lady in Medjugorje, Herzegovina, is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the world. Apparition Hill became famous on June 25, 1981 when the Virgin Mary was seen before six teenagers. Today, it is a place for those who seek peace, faith, and hope.

4. Pyramid Market

Pulled by the amazing energy, thousands of people visit one of the five pyramids in the
Valley: Pyramid of Sun, Pyramid of Moon, Pyramid of Love, Pyramid of Bosnian Dragon, and Temple of Mother Earth. The Pyramid of the Sun (Visocica) is the tallest (higher than the Pyramid of Cheops). Some people say that your eyes are deceiving you, and there is only a hill in front of you. This mysterious place, however, offers more than an archaeological power and is often referred to as a healing power.

5. Mehmed Pasha Bridge and Andricgrad and Visegrad

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This great Ottoman bridge is a UNESCO world heritage site. From here you can visit Andricgrad with Ivo Andric’s Institute with Center for Slavic languages, Fine Arts Academy, Town Hall, Church of St Lazar, and Renaissance Theater. It’s a great tour and gives you the opportunity to explore some of the architecture and historical periods; Byzantine, Ottoman, Renaissance, and Classical styles.

6. Kravice Falls

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If you like a cool swim on a hot day, Kravice Waterfall will surprise you. Made for magicians and nature lovers, it is close to other Herzegovina rocks, so it is an excellent trip from Sarajevo.

7. Enjoy the amazing history and tranquility of the Trebinje Monasteries

Herzegovina wines and salt are a real treat for gourmand spirits. Offering great wines from local producers, Trebinje wine cellars are a great place to start your Trebinje tour. The ancient city of the city will delight you greatly, as will the 15th century Orthodox Tvrdos Monastery, the Arslanagic Bridge, Klobuk Fortress, or the Hercegovacka Gracanica Monastery.

8. Skiing in the Olympic mountains surrounding Sarajevo

Settle on your skies and enjoy the richness of ski resorts in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Olympic Mountains that hosted the Winter Olympics in 1984, they have something to suit every taste and they offer great value. The three Olympic mountains – Bjelasnica, Igman, and Jahorina are only a 30 -minute drive from Sarajevo. Jahorina is suitable for everyone, from beginners to skiers. Bjelasnica and Igman are the best ski resorts for high school skiers and offer an amazing ski resort.

9. Explore the Medieval forts in Central Bosnia (Travnik and Jajce)

Discover a large collection of furniture, tools, and weapons, stored in the well -preserved medieval forts at Jajce and Travnik. In addition to these historic buildings, you can enjoy a huge waterfall that rises over the Jajce fort. Jajce is known as a royal city, and the residence of Bosnian kings in ancient times, as Travnik was the capital of Bosnia during the Ottoman period, and in 1699 the home of viziers. The Bosnian viziers served as president in Travnik for 150 years.

10. Hele Rafting – Neretva, Una, Tara

The trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina would not be complete without a rafting trip. For the fun of life, Strbacki’s book at Una National Park provides the ultimate competitive experience. On the other hand, the Neretva River is ideal for family rafting experiences.

Here are the things you can do in Bosnia and Herzegovina. So if you are ready a fun and exciting journey, you know what to do and where to go! So save your things now and prepare yourself for an amazing trip in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Fun facts about Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina, as a part of Yugoslavia, was the first socialist country to host the Olympics.
  • On the morning before the Winter Olympics, the cliffs and streets of Sarajevo are not snowy. The night before it opened, the snow started to fall
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina host the best film festival in SE Europe – Sarajevo Film Festival held in August
  • The largest forest in Europe, Perucica, is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sutjeska National Park).

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