5 fun things to do in Bosnia and Herzegovina

5 fun things to do in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The beautiful country of Bosnia and Herzegovina, on the Balkan Peninsula in the heart of south-east Europe, is a fantastic holiday destination. Boasting gorgeous mountainous landscapes, deep valleys and rolling hills, the country is home to a plethora of natural beauties, as well as modern attractions, spectacular monuments and historic architecture.


Despite its average climate of hot summers and very cold winters, Bosnia and Herzegovina is a great holiday destination all-year round. Its variety of diverse towns and cities is sure to please all, from historic villages to modern, buzzing cities, including its vibrant capital, Sarajevo.

To help you make the most of your holiday, we’ve compiled a list of five fun things to do in Bosnia and Herzegovina!

1. Explore Sutjeska National Park

Sutjeska National Park is the largest and oldest national park in the country, covering an area of about 17,500 hectares in the Republika Srpska entity. The park is home to one of the highest waterfalls in the country, the Skakavac Waterfall, standing at over 75 metres, as well as a variety of rivers and lakes.

You can also find a huge variety of fauna and flora here and the renowned Perućica Forest Reserve, which consists of beautifully imposing 300-year-old trees! The park is a fantastic place to explore on your holiday here, offering natural beauties galore and beautiful landscapes to admire.

2. Ski on Bjelašnica

Bjelašnica mountain, in central Bosnia and Herzegovina, is a popular tourist attraction for hiking and skiing, with three ridges and a number of well-used hiking trails. The mountain boasts gorgeous, panoramic snow-capped views of the country, as well as a great ski centre with six lifts.

3. Dive into an epic waterfall

What better way to relax than having a picnic near a beautifully cascading waterfall on your holiday?  The Kravica waterfall, on the Trebižat River in the karstic heartland of Herzegovina, is a popular swimming spot here, especially during the warmer summer months. With a rope swing, café and picnic area, there’s something to please everyone next to this natural beauty!

4. Relax in Mostar town

The town of Mostar, in southern Bosnia and Herzegovina, is a popular tourist destination in the country, home to the famous Stari Most bridge. The 16th century bridge crosses the river Neretva, connecting two parts of the city, and is one of the country’s most recognisable landmarks. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a beautiful piece of architecture and the perfect location to watch the sun set on your break!

5. Visit Hutovo Blato

Hutovo Blato is a nature reserve and bird reserve, home to an impressive 240 types of migratory birds. The reserve, located around 5 kilometres from Caplijina city, is created by the underground aquifer system of the Krupa River and a brilliant attraction to visit on your break. Visitors here can explore the marshlands by boat, relaxing surrounded by untouched natural beauties.

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