20 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

20 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

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20 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Foca
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Trebinje
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Mostar
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Banja Luka
— 3 nights
5
Sarajevo
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Stockholm

2
nights
Foca

Foca ©
On the 26th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Tjentiste War Memorial and then take in the awesome beauty at Maglić. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Pjescane Piramide Foca and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Foca day trip planning tool .

Stockholm, Sweden to Foca is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from Stockholm, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Foca, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Trebinje.

Things to do in Foca

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Tjentiste War Memorial
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Maglić ©
Maglić
River Rafting & Tubing
Pjescane Piramide Foca ©
Pjescane Piramide Foca

3
nights
Trebinje

Trebinje ©
Trebinje is the southernmost municipality and city in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Go for a jaunt from Trebinje to Zavala to see Vjetrenica about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tvrdoš Monastery, do a tasting at Vukoje Cellars, take in the views from Arslanagica Bridge, and explore the activities along Trebisnjica River.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Trebinje trip planner.

Traveling by car from Foca to Trebinje takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Foca in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Trebinje. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mostar.

Things to do in Trebinje

Historic Sites Wineries Nature

Side Trip

Vjetrenica
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Tvrdoš Monastery ©
Tvrdoš Monastery
Hercegovacka Gracanica ©
Hercegovacka Gracanica
Trebisnjica River ©
Trebisnjica River

6
nights
Mostar

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mostar: Kravica (in Studenci) and Medjugorje (il Monte Della Croce & Apparition Hill). The adventure continues: take in the views from Old Bridge (Stari Most), contemplate the waterfront views at Jablanicas Lake, make a trip to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar, and pause for some photo ops at Crooked Bridge (Kriva Cuprija).

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mostar online road trip planner .

You can drive from Trebinje to Mostar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Trebinje in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Mostar, with highs around 39°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Banja Luka.

Things to do in Mostar

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Medjugorje, Blagaj tekija, Kravica
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Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Kravica ©
Kravica

3
nights
Banja Luka

Banja Luka ©
Banja Luka, ) or Banjaluka is the largest city and the de facto capital of the Republika Srpska entity and second largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina after the capital Sarajevo. Get out of town with these interesting Banja Luka side-trips: Jajce (Pliva Waterfall & Pliva Lakes), National Park Kozara (in Prijedor) and Bliha Waterfall (in Sanski-Most). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Vrbas River, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Banja Luka, make a trip to Old Town Kljuc, and admire the sheer force of Krupa Water Falls.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Banja Luka online road trip planner .

You can drive from Mostar to Banja Luka in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Mostar in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Banja Luka: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Banja Luka

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Jajce, Bliha Waterfall, National Park Kozara, Old Town Kljuc
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Pliva Lakes ©
Pliva Lakes
Pliva Waterfall ©
Pliva Waterfall
National Park Kozara ©
National Park Kozara

5
nights
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.
Sarajevo is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, trails, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, explore the world behind art at Galerija 11/07/95, steep yourself in history at Bascarsija, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sarajevo online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Banja Luka to Sarajevo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Sarajevo are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums Tours Parks
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Walking tours
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Sarajevo War Tunnel ©
Sarajevo War Tunnel

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