Bosnia & Herzegovina Destination guide

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A beautiful country with a tragic past, Bosnia & Herzegovina still bears the scars of its brutal wars. While the country still honors its history, Bosnia is now renowned for its peace and tranquility, evident in both its welcoming people and fairytale landscapes of lush mountains, turquoise rivers, and medieval ruins. Our Bosnia travel experiences take you from the enchanting Old Town of Mostar to the capital Sarajevo, the multicultural ‘Jerusalem of Europe’, with historic treasures at every turn. Pay tribute at the Sarajevo Roses and the War Tunnel and learn the moving story behind the magical Stari Most bridge. Connect with the warm locals over traditional Bosnian food or climb to the top of Mount Trebevic for spectacular views. Wherever you go, you can’t help but fall head over heels for this heart-shaped land.

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"While Bosnia was once known for its horrifying wars and endured a terrible past, the country is healing and today it radiates harmony and tranquility. I love introducing our guests to the friendly locals at the traditional markets and restaurants, and watching people connect over good food and laughter."
Travel Director
Bosnia & Herzegovina at a glance
From the fairytale landscapes of lush mountains and turquoise rivers, to the moving history of brutal wars, Bosnia & Herzegovina is one of the most fascinating countries in Europe. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director to uncover the country's tragic past and celebrate their newfound peace - and find your own spot of serenity in this beautiful country.
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What to pack for Bosnia & Herzegovina

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With all kinds of beaches, waterfalls and rivers, you never know when you might want to take a dip in the water on your Bosnia holiday. Pack a swimsuit and be ready for anything.

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Walking shoes

From the cobbled streets of Mostar to the historic tunnels of Sarajevo, you’re sure to be doing a lot of walking on your Bosnia tours. Bring your most comfortable pair of shoes.

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Insect repellent

The Balkan Peninsula is known for its mosquitoes - including Bosnia & Herzegovina. Pack some good insect repellent and itch cream to soothe any mosquito bites.

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Bosnian phrasebook

It’s handy to learn a few common words and phrases in the Bosnian language, especially if you plan on visiting more rural areas - and the locals are sure to appreciate your efforts.

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Sun protection

Whether you’re traveling in the hot summer or the chilly winter, you’ll need a hat, sunglasses and high SPF sunscreen to protect your skin on your Bosnia trip.

Other things to know before you go

Depending on your nationality, you'll need a valid passport and may also need visas to enter. Please check this well in advance of your trip departure date here. Some countries also require passports to have 3-6 months left on them before the given expiry date, so be sure to double check this before booking your travels.

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