25 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

25 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  20 h 30 min
1
Foca
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Trebinje
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Mostar
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Bihac
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Banja Luka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Tuzla
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Sarajevo
— 6 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: San Francisco

3
nights
Foca

Foca ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Maglić. Venture out of the city with trips to Tjentiste War Memorial (in Tjentiste) and Visegrad (Andricgrad & Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge).

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Foca trip site.

San Francisco, USA to Foca is an approximately 19- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 9 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Foca, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Trebinje.

Things to do in Foca

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Visegrad, Tjentiste War Memorial
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Maglić ©
Maglić
Kayaking & Canoeing
Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge ©
Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge

3
nights
Trebinje

Trebinje ©
Trebinje is the southernmost municipality and city in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Escape the urban bustle at Vjetrenica and Trebisnjica River. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hercegovacka Gracanica and Arslanagica Bridge. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tvrdoš Monastery, learn about winemaking at Andjelic Wine Cellar, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Temple of Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord, and admire the striking features of Trebinje Old City.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Trebinje trip builder app.

Getting from Foca to Trebinje by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Foca in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Trebinje, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Mostar.

Things to do in Trebinje

Historic Sites Wineries Nature

Side Trip

Vjetrenica
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Hercegovacka Gracanica ©
Hercegovacka Gracanica
Vjetrenica ©
Vjetrenica
Trebisnjica River ©
Trebisnjica River

6
nights
Mostar

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Apparition Hill and Crooked Bridge (Kriva Cuprija). Visiting Kravica and Jablanicas Lake will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Mostar: Missionarie della Famiglia Ferita Maria (in Medjugorje) and Radimlja (in Stolac). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Old Bridge (Stari Most), take an in-depth tour of Bosnaseum, make a trip to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Bazar Kujundziluk.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mostar day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Trebinje to Mostar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Mostar, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Bihac.

Things to do in Mostar

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Medjugorje, Blagaj, Andrija Wine Cellars, Kravica, Radimlja
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Apparition Hill ©
Apparition Hill
Kravica ©
Kravica
Neretva River ©
Neretva River

1
night
Bihac

Bihac ©
Bihać is a city on the River Una in northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the Bosanska Krajina region. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Fethija Mosque, explore the activities along Una National Park, and then stroll the grounds of Muslim cemetery.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bihac trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Mostar to Bihac takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mostar in June: highs in Bihac hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Banja Luka.

Things to do in Bihac

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Fethija Mosque ©
Fethija Mosque

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. Explore hidden gems such as Krupa Water Falls and Pliva Lakes. Get in touch with nature at Vrbas River and Pliva Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Banja Luka side-trips: National Park Kozara (in Prijedor) and Temple of Mithras (in Jajce). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Banja Luka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mariastern Abbey, make a trip to Rekreativna Zona Banjaluke, and shop like a local with Republika Srpska Art Gallery.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Banja Luka driving holiday planner.

Drive from Bihac to Banja Luka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Banja Luka sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tuzla.

Things to do in Banja Luka

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Jajce, National Park Kozara
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National Park Kozara ©
National Park Kozara
Pliva Waterfall ©
Pliva Waterfall
Krupa Water Falls ©
Krupa Water Falls

1
night
Tuzla

Tuzla ©
Tuzla is a city in Bosnia and Herzegovina. On the 20th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Medunarodna Galerija Portreta, walk around Slana Banja, then head outdoors with Panonsko Jezero, and finally go for a walk through Trg Slobode.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tuzla trip tool.

Drive from Banja Luka to Tuzla in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Tuzla

Outdoors Shopping Museums
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Panonsko Jezero ©
Panonsko Jezero
Slana Banja ©
Slana Banja
Medunarodna Galerija Portreta ©
Medunarodna Galerija Portreta

6
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Skakavac and Vukov Konak. Explore hidden gems such as Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel in Sarajevo and Sarajevo Memorial for Children Killed during Siege. Change things up with these side-trips from Sarajevo: ARK D-0: Tito's Nuclear Bunker (in Konjic) and Park Ravne 2 (in Visoko). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Bascarsija, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to Latin Bridge, and walk around Vrelo Bosne.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sarajevo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tuzla to Sarajevo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Sarajevo Canton, ARK D-0: Tito's Nuclear Bunker, Park Ravne 2
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Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Vukov Konak ©
Vukov Konak
Sarajevo War Tunnel ©
Sarajevo War Tunnel

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