Mountain Heights

Enjoy Bosnia and Herzegovina, a country adorned with the majestic Dinaric Alps, a mountain range that has shaped its history, culture, and its very soul.

These rugged peaks stand as guardians of timeless stories and traditions, beckoning explorers to uncover their hidden treasures.

Journey through these majestic landscapes to discover picturesque villages frozen in time, where stone houses and cobblestone streets whisper tales of bygone eras. The warm embrace of the mountain-dwelling locals welcomes visitors, offering a glimpse into a traditional way of life that has endured for generations.

Yet, it is not only the captivating stories and ancient customs that captivate. The mountains also unveil a gastronomic paradise, where hearty mountain cuisine delights the senses. Sample the flavors of artisanal cheeses, succulent roasted meats, foraged wild mushrooms, and aromatic herbal infusions, savoring the authentic taste of a land deeply connected to its natural surroundings.

Immerse yourself in the mountains of Bosnia and Herzegovina for an outdoor adventure, cultural immersion, or a serene escape. Let the mystical allure of these peaks infuse your spirit as you breathe in the crisp mountain air, forging unforgettable memories that will forever be etched in your heart. With over 65 peaks soaring above 2000 meters, Bosnia and Herzegovina boasts a rich tapestry of mountainous regions.

Jahorina

Located near Sarajevo, Jahorina beckons with its remarkable charm, crisp mountain air, and diverse year-round activities. During winter, Jahorina transforms into a skiing haven with numerous trails catering to all skill levels. Jahorina isn’t confined to winter delights. Spring, summer, and autumn offer a plethora of nature-based and adventurous pursuits. Traverse untouched landscapes, explore trails leading to captivating viewpoints, and relish the mountain’s rich biodiversity.

Bjelašnica

Discover the enduring charm of Bjelašnica Mountain, located just 35 km away from Sarajevo’s downtown. Throughout the year, Bjelašnica’s splendor remains accessible. During summertime, its terrains bloom and invite you to get active. In contrast, the winter months transform it into a snowy wonderland. Embrace the summer months by indulging in hiking, cycling, quad biking, and partaking in various other sports activities on the mountain’s sports fields. While on Bjelašnica, take some time to explore the fascinating village of Umoljani and bond with nature in Studeni Potok. A multitude of sports and tourist amenities were constructed on Bjelašnica, particularly for the 14th Winter Olympic Games hosted in Sarajevo in 1984, and these facilities remain operational to this day.

Igman

Mountain Igman preserves the essence and heritage of the Olympic legacy. Situated a mere 20 kilometers from Sarajevo, it is embraced by Bjelašnica to the south. This Olympic treasure, formed from limestone and adorned with lush forests, is graced by numerous karst features like springs and sinkholes. Igman stands as the least elevated mountain in the vicinity of Sarajevo, with an average altitude ranging from 1,300 to 1,400 meters.

Trebević

 Trebević is a natural backdrop of Sarajevo and one of the city’s most popular excursion spots. Trebević also hosts Via Ferrata Bijela Stijena, providing a thrilling challenge for mountaineers and a picturesque view of Sarajevo. At the summit, marvel at Sarajevo, surrounding towns, villages, and breathtaking mountain landscapes. Another essential part of Trebević is Sunnyland, an amusement park for both children and adults. The highlight is the heart-pounding Alpine Coaster, positioned on the slope overlooking Sarajevo. For those who recall the 1984 Winter Olympics, Trebević features a bobsleigh and sled track, now adorned with colorful graffiti, making it a popular spot for walking, running, photography, and extreme sports like downhill mountain biking.

Prenj

Known as the Bosnian and Herzegovinian Himalayas, Prenj is a breathtaking mountain located in the heart of the Dinaric range. With its towering peaks, rugged terrain, and stunning views of surrounding lakes and rivers, Prenj offers a challenging yet rewarding experience for mountaineers and nature enthusiasts.

Čvrsnica – Hajdučka vrata

Marvel at the natural wonder of Hajdučka vrata, a unique rock formation on Čvrsnica Mountain. Perched high above the Diva Grabovica Canyon, this stunning viewpoint provides panoramic vistas of the surrounding landscapes, including the Diva Grabovica Canyon, Velež, Prenj, and the Veliki kuk rock.

Å ator

Embrace adventure and tranquility at Mountain Šator, located in the western region of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Just below its summit lies Lake Šator, often described as one of the most beautiful lakes in the country. With its peaceful ambiance and natural beauty, Mountain Šator and its Lake Šator are true nature gems for those seeking a serene mountain escape. At the trail head to Šator, beneath the mountain, local Kovljenić household is found where local traditional cuisine and cabins are offered.

Treskavica

Admire the natural splendor of Treskavica, a mountain characterized by its abundant water sources, lush vegetation, and dramatic transition from tame green landscapes to wild karst wilderness. Treskavica’s towering peaks and numerous lakes, which serve as the source of five major rivers in Bosnia and Herzegovina, create a captivating setting for exploration and adventure.

Zelengora

Immerse yourself in the emerald green meadows and enchanting glacial lakes of Zelengora, a mountain that exudes an otherworldly beauty reminiscent of Ireland. With its gentle slopes and stunning peaks like Orlovec, Klek, and Bregoč, Zelengora offers a tranquil escape and an opportunity to reconnect with nature’s wonders. Often described as one of the most beautiful mountains in the country, Zelengora is a haven for nature lovers, excursionists, and adventurers.

Vranica

Enjoy an authentic mountain journey on Vranica, a captivating range known for its panoramic vistas and accessible hiking trails. With its breathtaking views and proximity to Lake Prokoško, Vranica provides a serene and unforgettable mountain experience. From accessible hiking trails, historical monuments, and cheerful local customs, Vranica represents a captivating oasis.

Maglić

Maglić, the highest peak in Bosnia and Herzegovina, offers an exceptional hiking experience. With its diverse terrain of rocky formations, limestones, and glacial traces, hikers can explore its beech and conifer forests and enjoy breathtaking vistas from plateaus like Vučevo and Prijevor. The protected reserve of Perućica, housing one of Europe’s last rainforests, adds to the allure. Lace-up your boots and embark on an unforgettable hiking adventure amidst the stunning natural beauty of Maglić.

Volujak

Standing tall as a natural border between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, Volujak is characterized by breathtaking landscapes, via ferrata, nature sites, and inspiring ambiance. This natural pearl has been attracting outdoor enthusiasts for decades. It is abundant with spacious pastures, medicinal plants, berries, and strawberries. It appears as though every expedition on Volujak delivers something new, something different and authentic.

Velež

Southeastern Herzegovina contains many intriguing attractions and sites, and one of them is Velež Mountain. Velež has a long mountaineering tradition and history, even though the access to certain mountain sections and its top is demanding and requires adequate equipment, while the western side provides the easiest access to the top. Its northern cliff and barrier are one of the most distinctive in the region, also bearing the names of renowned climbers. Recently, Velež Mountain has experienced rejuvenation through different Via Ferrata directions, including very demanding and challenging Via Ferrata ‘Srce Veleža’ as well as Via Ferrata on southern slopes within Fortica.

Romanija

Romanija is a mountain situated in the eastern part of the Republika Srpska, BiH. It serves as the natural southeastern continuation of the Central Bosnia Mountain range, which runs from Ravna (near Zenica) to Ozren (Sarajevo). To the northwest, you’ll find Ozren, and to the south, the long Jahorina massif stretches. This mountainous region encompasses the area between Jahorina, Ozren, and the KuÅ¡travica mountain. Nowadays, Romanija serves as a getaway destination for those who seek bonding with nature and a dose of adventure. One of its trademarks is Via Ferrata ‘Sokolov Put’, a rewarding experience that most can participate in. Romanija and its surroundings are also attractive throughout the year, as visitors can relish winter sports activities at the nearby Jahorina Ski Resort, nestled on the southern slopes of Romanija.

Vlašić

Known for its authentic sheep farms and cheese, imposing Tornjak sheepdogs, and awe-inspiring landscapes, Vlašić is one of the most popular mountains in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Widely known for sports and recreation activities throughout the year, Vlašić is a synonym for good fun and nature retreat. From phenomenal gastronomic specialties, hidden waterfalls, springs, and streams to accessible trails and untouched forests, Vlašić Mountain offers a dose of excitement to everyone. Whether it is passive recreation, skiing, trekking and hiking, MTB, and cycling, the mesmerizing terrains of Vlašić invite you to a memorable adventure.

Bitovnja

Often described as a gentle mountain with spacious peaks, Bitovnja Mountain is guaranteed to inspire and amaze all who seek magnificent views and peaceful bonding with nature. Those who embark on a journey to Bitovnja will be rewarded with some of the most staggering views. Rich with captivating pastures, streams, and springs, the mountain is known among outdoor enthusiasts for picturesque views that unfold from its peak Lisin. Every hike to Bitovnja seems to deliver rejuvenation and recreation.

Cincar

Situated on a vast plateau, towering above some of the largest karst fields in the country, Cincar Mountain provides a getaway to the wilderness where nature has beautifully carved various terrains and landscapes. The already fascinating nature of Cincar and its surroundings is further enriched by the unique phenomena of wild horses. This awe-inspiring attraction usually takes place on the Kruzi Plateau, which means that most of those who decide to take on an outdoor journey to Cincar may also witness a herd of wild horses in all of their splendor.

Ozren

Ozren is situated in the northern region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and lies between Doboj and Zavidovići. The area is renowned for its extensive network of hiking and cycling trails, abundant thermal mineral springs, pristine mountain creeks and rivers, and a handful of well-maintained peaks featuring captivating viewpoints. Mount Ozren commands the scenery, notably its pinnacle, Velika Ostravica, towering at 918 meters above sea level.

Visočica

Near Sarajevo lies Visočica, enriched by vast meadows, seasonal lakes, and intriguing and awe-inspiring ridges. While exploring its untouched nature, one can expect a constant feeling of joy and excitement as most trails lead to the discovery of the magnificent Rakitnica Canyon. Enjoy the calming natural ambiance and admire the untouched landscapes that surround you.

Konjuh

Adorned with dense forests, streams, medicinal plants, speleological and historical sites, Konjuh represents an intriguing natural pearl in the southeastern region of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Its trails deliver a dose of excitement coupled with mystique and appreciation for nature. Thanks to its diverse landscapes and amenities, Konjuh has been attracting outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers for long time.

Lelija

Mountain Lelija is situated in close proximity to Zelengora, with a portion of it being within the boundaries of the magnificent Sutjeska National Park. The mountain boasts a characteristic high-mountain landscape, being distinguished by steep rocky cliffs on the north. Containing numerous pits and caves, blanketed by mixed forests from twisted pine to beech trees, the allure of Lelija is further enriched by meadows and woodlands abound with mushrooms, wild strawberries, and raspberries. Its ridge comprises five slender peaks, with the highest being Velika Lelija at an elevation of 2032 meters above sea level.

Zvijezda

Situated between Vareš and Olovo, with peaks exceeding 1,300 meters above sea level, covered with forests, mountain Zvijezda in central Bosnia represents a significant floristic and tourist area. It has long been a haven of natural beauty, featuring abundant forests, water, and diverse flora and fauna. With high-quality air, it has been a cherished habitat for generations. The allure of Zvijezda is further accentuated by the presence of eight registered national monuments in the Municipality of Vareš, including the medieval royal town of Bobovac. Zvijezda also contains intriguing rural tourism offerings, exemplified by the Doli resort located in Ravne village, 1,080 meters above sea level. For those seeking lesser-known treasures, the Wigwam picnic area in Zaruđe also invites nature and outdoor enthusiasts, MTB lovers, hikers, and picnickers.

Sarajevo's Ozren

For those seeking an enjoyable experience in nature, just a short half-hour drive from the Sarajevo city center, one such destination awaits in the expansive and hilly Sarajevo, northeast of the city. Ozren Mountain is an excellent option for day trippers, outdoor enthusiasts, and cyclists looking to embark on a scenic full-day journey. Long favored among locals, the mountain boasts an intricate network of well-maintained hiking trails suitable for both leisurely walks and adventurous MTB. At 1,532 meters above sea level, Bukovik stands as the highest peak of Sarajevo’s Ozren. Additionally, the entire Ozren region is rich in watercourses and sources of clean water, and part of this area is the Skakavac Nature Monument.