Welcome To Bosnia-Herzegovina Tour Packages

Bosnia and Herzegovina Tour Packages, a country on the Balkan Peninsula in South-Eastern Europe, encompasses mountainous terrain, medieval villages and Muslim and Christian landmarks. Its countryside is marked by deep gorges, turquoise rivers and lakes, and the Dinaric Alps’ forests and crags. Popular destination for outdoor sports like; hiking, mountain biking, white-water rafting and skiing.

Culture Of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia tour packages, plan to travel to know the culture of Bosnia and Herzegovina, encompasses the country’s ancient heritage, architecture, literature, visual arts, music…

1) Tour to Ancient Cultural Heritage of Bosnia:

The rock-carving by an artist found in Badanj Cave near the city of Stolac dates back to Paleolithic times (c. 1400 BC). It represents the death of a horse under a rain of arrows. It is the oldest Paleolithic finding in southeast Europe. A rich legacy of Neolithic culture in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Beautiful items found in Butmir, near Sarajevo (5000 BC). The Bronze Age, territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina occupied by Illyrian tribes.  Japods in Bihać and Daors in Daorson (near Stolac) influenced Greeks, in Daorson especially.

The Illyrians were conquered by the Romans, who left roads, bridges, and beautiful villas with mosaics all over Bosnia and Herzegovina. The best preserved examples are at Mogorjelo near Čapljina and the mosaics at Stolac (dating from the 3rd century). The Christian basilica are found throughout the country (Zenica, Visoko, Mostar, Široki Brijeg…), and their carved stone stonework influenced the first original medieval Bosnian art, found on tombstones.

2) Literature of Bosnia:

Bosnia and Herzegovina has a rich literary heritage. Matija Divković, Bosnian Franciscan and writer is considered to be the founder of the modern literature of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Notable poets include Antun Branko Šimić, Aleksa Šantić, Jovan Dučić and Mak Dizdar. Prominent prose writers include the Nobel Literature Prize laureate Ivo Andrić, Meša Selimović, Zaim Topčić, Zlatko Topčić, Semezdin Mehmedinović, Aleksandar Hemon, Branko Ćopić, Miljenko Jergović, Isak Samokovlija, Abdulah Sidran, Petar Kočić and Nedžad Ibrišimović.

The National Theatre was founded 1919 in Sarajevo and its first director was famous playwright Branislav Nušić. Magazines Novi Plamen, Most and Sarajevske sveske some of the more prominent publications covering cultural and literary themes.

3) Visual Arts of Bosnia:

The visual arts in Bosnia and Herzegovina were always evolving and ranged from the original medieval tombstones (stećak) to paintings in Kotromanić court. The Austro-Hungarian occupation, in 1878, that led to the renaissance of Bosnian painting. The first artist trained in European academy emerged the beginning of the 20th century.

These included Gabrijel Jurkić, Petar Tiješić, Karlo Mijić, Špiro Bocarić, Petar Šain, Đoko Mazalić, Roman Petrović and Lazar Drljača. Their generation succeeded by artists Ismet Mujezinović, Vojo Dimitrijević, Ivo Šeremet and Mica Todorović. Prominent artists in the post-World War II period include Virgilije Nevjestić, Bekir Misirlić, Ljubo Lah, Meho Sefić, Franjo Likar, Mersad Berber, Ibrahim Ljubović, Dževad Hozo, Affan Ramić, Safet Zec, Ismar Mujezinović, and Mehmed Zaimović. The Ars Aevi museum of contemporary art in Sarajevo includes works by artists renowned worldwide.

4) Music & Arts of Bosnia:

The most popular traditional Bosnian and Herzegovinian song forms of relatively recent origin (early 20th century) are the Bosnian root music (played with “šargija”), ganga, the rera and the ojkavica (oja-noja). Other popular surviving forms from the Ottoman era is the sevdalinka.

Traditionally Popular Music in Bosnia; the Pop music and rock music, represented by famous musicians including Goran Bregović, Davorin Popović, Kemal Monteno, Zdravko Čolić, Johnny Štulić, Edo Maajka, Dino Merlin and Tomo Miličević. Talented composers include Đorđe Novković, Esad Arnautalić, Kornelije Kovač, and the many pop and rock bands, e.g. Bijelo Dugme, Indexi, Zabranjeno Pušenje, include some of the leading groups from the era of the former Yugoslavia.

Bosnia is home to the composer Dušan Šestić, creator of the current national anthem of Bosnia and Herzegovina and father of singer Marija Šestić, and the pianist Sasha Toperich.

Night Clubs or Nightlife In Bosnia and Herzegovina

1) Night Club
2) Club viva
3) Cabaret
4) Monument
5) The Pink Panther6) Coliseum Clubs
7) Inbox Culture Club
8) Club Palma
9) Utopia
10) Lane
11) Daleka Obala
12) Central
13) Durazdik
14) Pink Houdini
15) East-West

Places To Visit in Bosnia – Popular Destinations

1) Sarajevo
2) Mostar
3) Tuzla
4) Banza Luca
5) Bihac
6) Neum
7) Jajce
8) Trebinje
9) Tuzla Canton
10) Jahorina
11) Tanvik