Enjoy the beauty of ‘the heart shaped land’!
Have you already booked your flights to Bosnia and Herzegovina? We’d like to present you with the best gems of this beautiful country in the Balkans. ‘The heart shaped land’ is full of fabulous places of interest that you should definitely visit!
You’ll be surprised that Bosnia and Herzegovina is one of Europe’s less-visited countries as the country offers so many beautiful spots yet to be discovered. It is a place where the people of the Roman Catholic west, Eastern Orthodox east and the Ottoman south met, lived and warred. Many people are aware of the conflict that took place here back in the 1990s, but 20 years on, the country is a safe and welcoming destination. It provides a delightful fusion of East and West in the heart of the Balkan Peninsula.
The historic town of Mostar developed in the 15th and 16th centuries as an Ottoman frontier town. The city of diverse cultural, ethnic and religious communities is an outstanding example of a multicultural urban settlement. Mostar has long been known for its old Turkish houses and Old Bridge, (Stari Most) on emerald river Neretva. In the 1990s conflict most of the historic town was destroyed but the Old Bridge and ancient buildings in the Old Town have been rebuilt after war.
Just 12 km from Mostar there is a small village Blagaj, situated at the spring of the Buna river. The historical Blagaj Tekija is a monastery built for the Dervish cult around 1520, with elements of Ottoman architecture and Mediterranean style.
How to get there:
Whether you fancy a weekend break or a longer holiday, we’ve got a great selection of flight deals to Bosnia and Herzegovina to choose from! Go and enjoy that breathtaking country!
Where to stay:
While in Tuzla, we encourage you to stay at Rooms Centre with great reviews for only €34 per night with free WiFi and breakfast included.
In Sarajevo you should choose Pansion Harmony. This top rated property offers double rooms with breakfast starting at only €27 per night.
In Mostar we recommend you to book Pansion Rose with free Wi-Fi, breakfast included and great reviews for only €25 per night.
What to do:
The central and eastern part of the country is mountainous and perfect for skiing, trekking, bicycling. In Bihac you can go white-water rafting or canoeing on the river Una.
The southern tip of the country has a Mediterranean climate and about 20 kilometres (12 miles) of coastline surrounding the city of Neum. You can play beach volleyball, rent water sports equipment or just relax and enjoy the sunshine.
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