Bosnia and Herzegovina – Places you may love

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a country on the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe. Its countryside is home to medieval villages, rivers and lakes, plus the craggy Dinaric Alps. National capital Sarajevo has a well preserved old quarter, Baščaršija, with landmarks like 16th-century Gazi Husrev-bey Mosque. Ottoman-era Latin Bridge is the site of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, which ignited World War I.

Mostar

Featuring the beautifully reconstructed Stari Most, an old Ottoman bridge, this city has tons of beautiful architecture to offer. Situated on the banks of the Neretva River, this city is the cultural heart of the Herzegovina region, and thus has plenty to offer visitors.

 

 

 

Kravice Falls

 

This magnificent series of waterfalls fall from a height of 25 meters, into a 120-meter lake at the base of the falls. Surrounded by rich forest, these falls are the perfect hiking destination for experienced hikers and novices alike. At the height of the season, local restaurants offer famous grilled fish.

 

 

 

Sutjeska National Park

This nature reserve is the oldest in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and features the strict nature reserve Perućica – which is one of the last two primeval forests in Europe. The region is mountainous and forested, and features one of the highest waterfall in the country, Skakavac.

 

 

Buna

 

This is a short river in Bosnia and Herzegovina, famous for the Buna Spring; one of the strongest springs in Europe and with extremely cold water. The river flows through a variety of charming little villages, making it perfect to hike along.

 

 

 

Jahorina

 

This ski resort is 19 miles from Sarajevo, and is connected to the Sarajevo airport by a new motorway. The chair-lift has been recently upgraded, making it one of the most advanced in the region. Perfect for outdoor activities in the snow, this area is beautiful.

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