8 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

8 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

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8 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Jajce
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Visoko
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Sarajevo
— 1 day
Train:  2​h
4
Mostar
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
5
Blagaj
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Zagreb

1
night
Jajce

Jajce ©
Jajce is a town and municipality located in the central part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the Bosanska Krajina region. On the 3rd (Fri), examine the collection at AVNOJ museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Pliva Waterfall, then make a trip to Fortress of Jajce, and finally don't miss a visit to Watermills. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Pliva Lakes, explore the ancient world of Temple of Mithras, then contemplate the long history of Catacomb of Jajce, and finally see the interesting displays at Etnographic Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jajce trip builder tool .

Zagreb, Croatia to Jajce is an approximately 4-hour car ride. In January, daytime highs in Jajce are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Visoko.

Things to do in Jajce

Museums Parks Nature
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AVNOJ museum ©
AVNOJ museum
Pliva Lakes ©
Pliva Lakes
Watermills ©
Watermills

2
nights
Visoko

Visoko ©
Visoko is a city and municipality in central Bosnia and Herzegovina of rich historical heritage. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Bosnian Pyramid Of The Sun Park, then contemplate the long history of Underground Labyrinth Ravne, then stroll around Park Ravne 2, and finally admire the striking features of Serefuddin.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Visoko trip planner .

Drive from Jajce to Visoko in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In January, daytime highs in Visoko are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Visoko

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Park Ravne 2 ©
Park Ravne 2
Underground Labyrinth Ravne ©
Underground Labyrinth Ravne
Bosnian Pyramid Of The Sun Park ©
Bosnian Pyramid Of The Sun Park

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day
Sarajevo

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.
On the 6th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, then steep yourself in history at Bascarsija, and finally steep yourself in history at Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain).

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sarajevo trip builder .

Traveling by car from Visoko to Sarajevo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Sarajevo can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can take a train to Mostar.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Historic Sites Tours
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Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Walking tours
Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque ©
Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque

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day
Mostar

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
On the 7th (Tue), make a trip to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar, make a trip to Old Bridge (Stari Most), then don't miss a visit to Mehmed Karadoz Moschee, and finally admire the masterpieces at Bosnaseum.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mostar trip builder site .

You can take a train from Sarajevo to Mostar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sarajevo in January: high temperatures in Mostar hover around 11°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Blagaj.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Mehmed Karadoz Moschee
Mehmed Karadoz Moschee

1
night
Blagaj

Blagaj ©
Blagaj is a village-town in the south-eastern region of the Mostar basin, in the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Velagic House, then get outside with River Buna Spring, and then make a trip to Blagaj tekija.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Blagaj trip planner.

Blagaj is just a short distance from Mostar. In January, daily temperatures in Blagaj can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Blagaj

Outdoors
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River Buna Spring ©
River Buna Spring
Blagaj tekija ©
Blagaj tekija
Velagic House ©
Velagic House

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