16 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

16 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

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16 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

Poznan
Drive:  14​h
Trebinje
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Pocitelj
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Sarajevo
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
Banja Luka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Bihac
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h
Poznan

2
days
Trebinje

Trebinje is the southernmost municipality and city in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): do a tasting at Vukoje Cellars, do a tasting at Cellars of the Tvrdos Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tvrdos Monastery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Hercegovacka Gracanica. On your second day here, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

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Poznan, Poland to Trebinje is an approximately 17.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Poznan in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Trebinje: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pocitelj.

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Wineries Historic Sites
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Cellars of the Tvrdos Monastery
Hercegovacka Gracanica
Tvrdos Monastery

2
days
Pocitelj

Počitelj is a village in the Čapljina municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina. On the 8th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Old Bazar Kujundziluk, then contemplate the long history of Kajtaz House, and finally steep yourself in history at Pocitelj. On your second day here, take in the views from Crooked Bridge (Kriva Cuprija), then get outside with Outdoor Activities, then take in the views from Old Bridge (Stari Most), and finally take a stroll through The historic urban site of Pocitelj.

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You can drive from Trebinje to Pocitelj in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Trebinje in August, expect nights in Pocitelj to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Pocitelj

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

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Mostar, Pocitelj
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Pocitelj
Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque

6
days
Sarajevo

Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and Bosnian Pyramid - Visocica Hill. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ferhadija Pedestrian Street and Katedrala Srca Isusova. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sarajevo: Visegrad (Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge & Andricgrad) and Konjic Bridge (in Konjic). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, don't miss a visit to Sarajevo Olympic Bobsleigh and Luge Track, and snap pictures at Latin Bridge.

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Drive from Pocitelj to Sarajevo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Pocitelj in August; daily highs in Sarajevo reach 34°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Banja Luka.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Historic Sites Museums Nature

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Konjic, Visegrad, Bosnian Pyramid - Visocica Hill, Skakavac
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Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain)
Katedrala Srca Isusova
Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge

2
days
Banja Luka

Banja Luka is the second largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina after the capital Sarajevo and is the largest city of the Republika Srpska entity. On the 16th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museum of Republika Sprska, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mariastern Abbey, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Vrbas River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at National Park Kozara.

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You can drive from Sarajevo to Banja Luka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bihac.

Things to do in Banja Luka

Nature Parks Wildlife

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National Park Kozara
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Vrbas River
National Park Kozara

1
day
Bihac

Bihać is a city on the River Una in northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the Bosanska Krajina region. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fethija Mosque, then contemplate the waterfront views at Una National Park, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Getting from Banja Luka to Bihac by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Bihac

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River Rafting & Tubing
Una National Park

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