Tweet25 Shares Last year when my sister quit her job to write romance novels full time and was looking for a cheap city to live in I suggested she move to Sarajevo.
An insider's guide to what to do on a short break in Sarajevo, including the best hotels as well as the topspots for foodies and fans of history.
At the end of the month, Sarajevo marks the th anniversary of the assassination of the heir to the Austrian throne, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the event that triggered the First World War. There are exhibitions and tours coinciding with the centenary, but with its extraordinary cultural and religious mix and rich Ottoman heritage, Sarajevo is a city that merits a visit at any time.
Surrounded by green hills and bisected by a river, it is a place of spectacular beauty, and though the scars of the siege of the s are still evident, Sarajevans display heartening resilience and vitality.
Right now, the city is in the grip of World Cup fever: The price is based on two sharing and includes return flights with Austrian Airlines via Vienna. There are no direct flights to Sarajevo from the UK, but other airlines with reasonable connecting flights include Lufthansa lufthansa.
Another good option is to add a visit to Sarajevo on to a longer trip to Dubrovnik and southern Croatia. But it is tasteful, modern, excellently located — and cheap. Popular with locals and tourists alike, it needs to be booked in advance.
Try the Dveri steak: Day one 9am The historic centre of Sarajevo is best explored on foot. If you want to go with a guide, sarajevoinsider. Many buildings still testify to the shellings to which the city was subjected on a daily basis.
It was through this tunnel during the siege that vital supplies were transported into the city and, going the other way, many fled to freedom.
Close to the tunnel is the mini spa town of Ilidza, where Franz Ferdinand and his wife stayed in June A beautifully calming spot. Day two 9am Start with coffee and a look at the period photographs in the Caffe Von Habsburg 11 Branilaca Sarajeva Stop at the Latin Bridge 12 and turn into Zelenih Beretki, the side street in which Gavrilo Princip fired the fatal shots.
The Sarajevo Museum Zelenih Beretki 1; muzejsarajeva. A fitting place to take stock. There is a handy guide on Sarajevo at inyourpocket. Torvill and Dean fans should head to the museum commemorating the Sarajevo Winter Olympics of According to local legend, if you drink water from the Sebilj fountain, you are destined to return.Top 10 things to do in Sarajevo.
Enjoy your trip Emina, i plan on taking my little man this year as well xx. Reply.
Giorgio says. March 24, at PM just gotta keep pushing it out of them! Yes, the view is amazing from above, and its then you realise how BIG the city really is!
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Top 10 things to do in Sarajevo. However if you google sydney + travel blog im sure there are amazing bloggers out there, both local and expat/travellers will heaps of info!
Ariana. Reply. Thank you, and ill be sure to check out Zmajevac, and bibana, didnt get to my last trips. I did go to Park princeva, and the view was covered by.
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First stop of the day is a short visit to the old part of Konjic town.