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  • Sarajevo: Grand Walking Tour

    1. Sarajevo: Grand Walking Tour

    The city that is commonly associated with the siege in the 1990s has plenty more to offer. City that from which First World War started and where you had first Winter Olympic Games  in communistic country have more history to offer. Join us on a journey through the past where the guide will reveal the small and big secrets of this city and introduce you to the mysticism of Sarajevo streets and alleys. The tour will take you to the main sights of the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian architecture and will show you a unique line where East meets West. Enjoy the scent of fresh made coffee, flavors from hookah, sound of church bells and call from the minarets. Learn about the assassination that triggered the First World War and discover why Sarajevo is called European Jerusalem. City Hall/National Library Spite House Sarajevo fortresses Streets Bravadziluk and Kazandziluk (old handcrafts) Seb...

    Bojan was a fantastic guide! He was very knowledgeable and offered great tips outside of the tour. Highly recommended!

  • Private Tour: Sarajevo Walking Tour

    2. Private Tour: Sarajevo Walking Tour

    The city of Sarajevo represents the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is a place where different cultures meet and makes Sarajevo a unique multicultural center. It is also a city where great empires ruled and left marks all over the country like the Ottoman Empire, Austria-Hungarian Empire, Communist Yugoslavia and the modern period of independence. Is there a better example of a multi-confessional society than four religious temples within a 100 meter radius? The sounds and prayers one can hear at the same time represents a feeling which cannot be described but has to be experienced. The scent of authentic coffee, the smell of a traditional kitchen, the historical appearance of the old part of the town, friendly citizens and the soul of the city itself will definitely guarantee an excellent vacation. Can you imagine that Sarajevo was the center of the world in 1984? It was the yea...

    Zara (spelling) was a wondeful tour guide. She was very knowledgeable and personable, and her English was excellent. I would highly recommend this tour.

  • From Sarajevo: Day Tour to Jajce and Travnik

    3. From Sarajevo: Day Tour to Jajce and Travnik

    Discover the natural beauty and history of Central Bosnia on this guided tour. After getting picked up from your hotel, begin the journey to Jajce. Pass through the Ottoman, Austrian-Hungarian and Yugoslav parts of the city to get an idea of how the city of Sarajevo developed. Upon arrival in Jajce, soak up the rich historical atmosphere of the town and see an array of national monuments. Pay a visit to an underground catacomb where the aristocratic Hrvatnić family are buried before heading back above ground to the citadel, where you can admire panoramic views of the surrounding area. Later, continue to the Jajce Waterfall and marvel at the beauty of this 21-meter high natural phenomena which joins 2 rivers. Pay a visit to the cluster of historical watermills located nearby and even purchase some freshly-milled flour from one of the mills which is still in operation. Stop for lunch at a...

    The trip was amazing, all stops were worth it, it took a bit more than 10 hours but we enjoyed every bit of it. The driver Idze was very friendly and well educated about all the historical activities that we passed by. You shouldn’t miss this trip when you come to bosnia.

  • Sarajevo: Best of Sarajevo Full-Day Tour

    4. Sarajevo: Best of Sarajevo Full-Day Tour

    After meeting with your group and guide, you will begin your 3-part, best of Sarajevo tour. You will begin by admiring the symbols of the Austro-Hungarian rule, hearing the story of the Spite House. You will then move on to discover the heart of the Ottoman rule, Sarajevo’s Bascarsija, before drinking water from the Sebilj Fountain. Moving on, you can pray in one of the four big houses of God in Sarajevo, and find out why people call it a “European Jerusalem”. You will then learn about the local hospitality over a cup of Bosnian coffee, whilst sharing the importance and the meaning of its consumption. Next, you will begin a war tour. You can find out what it was like to live without food, water, electricity and gas, as well as how the children were going to school and what the culture and sports scene was like throughout war. Upon arrival at the Tunnel Museum, you will pass through 20 m...

    We have travelled to many places over the world and this "Best of Sarajevo" tour is one the best tours we have ever experienced. We got an excellent information on this exceptional history and we recommend this tour for everyone visiting Sarajevo. What a day :-)

  • Sarajevo: 2.5-Hour Grand Walking Tour

    5. Sarajevo: 2.5-Hour Grand Walking Tour

    Discover Sarajevo, a relatively young city founded in the middle of the 15th century, with a turbulent history. Experience a combination of Oriental, European and Yugoslav influences, which creates uniqueness and beauty seen nowhere else but in Sarajevo. This city embraced all different nationalities, but unfortunately faced destruction at the end of the 20th century.   On this tour, you will be able to see Muslim, Catholic Christian, Orthodox Christian, and Jewish architecture just a few minutes away from each other. Hear Muslim calls to prayer, and at the same time hear the sound of bells from nearby churches. Try some traditional dishes and see traditional crafts. Learn about the assassination that triggered the First World War, and how Muslims and Jews protected each other through the different wars. Understand how a city that suffered so much can be so pleasant. In just three hour...

    Informed educated perfect guide. I was lucky enough to have a personal tour. A 1 in every way, highly recommended

  • Sarajevo Jewish Tour

    6. Sarajevo Jewish Tour

    The end of 15th century in Europe was the end of peaceful life for some of the people. After the fall of Granada in 1492, began the persecution of Jews from Spain and Portugal. Find out how in the 16th century the Sarajevans developed new neighbours – the Sephardim Jews and what was the life looked like in the Sijavus Pasha’s Quarter. Discover what they used to do, what songs they sang and which specialities they used to prepare. You'll also learn about the fascinating Ladino language. On this tour, you can hear about all of this. The tour will tell you the story of the Jewish Community in Sarajevo, the story of Sephardim and Ashkenazim Jews, their life, happiness, suffering, persecution, place of their eternal resting and place of struggle with death and suffering.

  • Sarajevo: Eat Pray Love Tour

    7. Sarajevo: Eat Pray Love Tour

    Enjoy your morning and early afternoon with a unique local experience. Treat your senses with traditional delicacies, learn about Bosnian hospitality, and the meaning behind a cup of Bosnian coffee. You can admire the symbol of the Austro-Hungarian rule, hear stories about the House of Spite, and walk through streets where you’ll learn more about different crafts which have existed in Sarajevo since the 15th century. You can discover the heart of Ottoman architecture, Sarajevo’s Baščaršija, before learning of the difference between “burek” and all other pies. Pray in four places of worship in Sarajevo, and find out why people call it a “European Jerusalem”. Later on, you will learn about the local hospitality over a cup of warm Bosnian coffee, as you share the importance and meaning of this special drink.

  • Sarajevo to Dubrovnik: Herzegovina Connecting Day Tour

    8. Sarajevo to Dubrovnik: Herzegovina Connecting Day Tour

    Start the tour with pickup from your hotel in Sarajevo. Head out for a morning ride through the interesting suburbs of Sarajevo and areas of central Bosnia taking in the views along the way. Pass by Ivan mountain and enter the Herzegovina region. Make your first stop of the day in the old part of Konjic town for a short visit. See the famous 17th-century Old Bridge which looms over the turquoise waters of the Neretva river. Then, continue your journey along the shoreline of the beautiful Jablaničko Lake, making a short stop in Jablanica town to learn about the history of the Neretva Battle in WWII. Also, see how the region's greatest delicacy - famous roasted lamb on the spit - is made. Continue your tour with a stop in Mostar for a 2-hour walking tour through the town's most important sites. Marvel at the Old Bridge, the Old Bazaar and cobbled streets of the Old Town. Hear unique stori...

  • Sarajevo: Lukomir Village Hike

    9. Sarajevo: Lukomir Village Hike

    Visit the highest and most isolated mountain village in Bosnia and Herzegovina where the traditional medieval way of life of the Dinaric highlanders is still practiced. Here, local women still wear traditional folk attire just like they used to wear centuries ago.  The village itself is known for its stone houses, which are covered with cherry tree shingles. Your guide will be a local and third generation member of this village. You will get the inside story on living and loving Lukomir. You will see the Umoljani village, Gradina settlement, cold creek (Studeni potok), Lukomir village, and Rakitnica Canyon. 

    it's a quite place , the road to and from the village is beautiful and great for photography

  • Sarajevo: Guided Walking History Tour

    10. Sarajevo: Guided Walking History Tour

    Sarajevo is often called the Jerusalem of Europe. Throughout this tour you will discover how different religions and empires shaped the history of this beautiful city. Join a group of other travelers or have your guide all to yourself in a private group. Your local guide will explain what caused the Sarajevo Assassination of 1914, as well as how this event changed the course of the world’s history. You'll learn how to make and drink Bosnian coffee, before discovering what to eat and where to party during your Sarajevo adventure. You will also find out the differences between the Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian languages, including whether or not the different countries actually need a translator when they speak to each other.

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What people are saying about Sarajevo

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 114 reviews

We had an amazing time with our guide Ibrahim. Open-minded, extremely nice and he shared his excellent knowledge about Travnik and Jajce. He even brought us to an amazing café and a super nice restaurant that offered really great food. I traveled through quite a lot of countries and I must that this tour has been one of the nicest I've had. Thanks again!

Zara (spelling) was a wondeful tour guide. She was very knowledgeable and personable, and her English was excellent. I would highly recommend this tour.

Nice tour, takes you along all the highlights. We had a very nice, funny and captivating guide, Bojan! Thank you, Bojan, for a great tour!

Informed educated perfect guide. I was lucky enough to have a personal tour. A 1 in every way, highly recommended

it's a quite place , the road to and from the village is beautiful and great for photography