Blagaj

Blagaj is a historic village and a protected heritage site, located in the south-eastern region of the Mostar basin. It is one of the most valuable mixed urban and rural built environments in Bosnia and Herzegovina, distinguished from other similar built environments in its urban layout. Blagaj is famous for its natural beauty, cultural heritage, and historical significance. Some of the main attractions of Blagaj are: The spring of the Buna river, which is the largest karstic spring in Europe and has a stunning turquoise color,  The Blagaj Tekke, a 16th-century Dervish monastery that is built on the bank of the Buna river and reflects the Ottoman and Mediterranean architecture and style, The Blagaj Fort, also known as Stjepan-grad or Stipan-grad, which was the seat of the Grand Duke of Bosnia, Stjepan Vukčić, and the birthplace of the Bosnian queen Katarina Kosača-Kotromanić The necropolis of stećci, medieval tombstones that are inscribed with various symbols and texts and are part of the UNESCO World Heritage List.


Počitelj

This is a medieval village that is located on a hill overlooking the Neretva River.  It has a walled nucleus that is an open-air museum and a national monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina. You can explore the stone houses, the mosque, the clock tower, and the citadel, that reflect the Ottoman architecture and influence. You can also admire the panoramic view of the river and the valley from the village.Počitelj has a long and rich history, dating back to the medieval times, when it was part of the Bosnian Kingdom and later the Ottoman Empire.

It has a unique oriental-Mediterranean architectural style and features many cultural and historical monuments. Počitelj is a place of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and historical significance. It is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Kravica Waterfalls

The Kravica waterfall is a pearl of the Herzegovinian landscape, located on the Trebižat river, 7 km away from Ljubuški. It is a unique natural beauty built by the Trebižat river flowing through limestone terrains and depositing tufa.

The altitude of the river Trebižat below the waterfall is 28 meters, while above the waterfall it is 54 meters. Under the waterfall there is a water amphitheater with a diameter of 120 meters. The waterfall itself is semicircular and is about 28 m high, depending on the water level.

During the summer period, you can swim in the water amphitheater under the waterfall and enjoy water sports. Due to the great changes in the water level and vegetation, the Kravica waterfall offers different and unique experiences in every season.


Međugorje

Međugorje is a village in the municipality of Čitluk in Herzegovina-Neretva Canton. Since 1981, The Marian shrine of Medjugorje has become a popular pilgrimages site for Catholics, and has turned into Europe's third most important apparition site, where each year more than 1 million people visit. It has been estimated that 30 million pilgrims have come to Međugorje since the reputed apparitions began in 1981.

The name Međugorje literally means "between mountains". At an altitude of 200 m (660 ft) above sea level it has a mild Mediterranean climate. 

 


Čapljina

Čapljina is a city located on the border with Croatia a mere 20 kilometres (12 mi) from the Adriatic Sea and its name derives from čaplja which means 'heron'.

The river Neretva flows through the city and flows into the Adriatic just over the border. The town's landmark is a statue of King Tomislav. The Church of Saint Francis of Assisi is also a prominent facet of the city. 

The city has a rich archaeological history and untouched wilderness and is starting to develop agricultural tourism. Not much is known about this city but it was founded by Romans in 5 BC. However, ancient Greek, and later Roman maps clearly show that the area was populated by several native Illyrian peoples, including the Ardiaei. 


Trebinje

Trebinje is a city and municipality of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the southernmost city in Bosnia and Herzegovina and is situated on the banks of Trebišnjica river in the region of East Herzegovina.

Trebinje is known as "the city of the sun and platan trees" and it is said to be one of the most beautiful cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

It has a rich history that dates back to the Roman times, and it features many cultural and historical monuments, such as the Arslanagić Bridge, the Hercegovačka Gračanica monastery, and the Osman-Paša Resulbegović mosque.


Stolac

Stolac is small town located about 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Mostar. Stolac is famous for its stećci, which are medieval tombstones that are carved with various symbols and motifs. Stolac has the largest and most impressive collection of stećci in the country, and some of them are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.


Mogorjelo

Mogorjelo is a unique archaeological monument from the Roman period, a well-preserved old Roman villa rustica, located near Čapljina, in the southern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. This cultural monument is one of the most beautiful buildings of late antique architecture in the whole of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was declared a national monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2002. Mogorjelo was built in the early 4th century AD, on the site of an earlier private manor complex that dated back to the mid 1st century AD. The villa was part of a state-owned estate that supplied the nearby Roman town of Narona.


Vjetrenica cave

Vjetrenica cave is a natural wonder and a cultural heritage of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is the largest and most biodiverse cave in the country, and one of the most important speleological sites in the world. The cave is located near the village of Zavala, in the Popovo field, a karstic plain that is also home to the Trebišnjica river, the largest sinking river in the world. The cave has a length of over 7 km, but only about 2.5 km are open to visitors. The cave is famous for its strong wind that blows from its entrance, which gives it its name (vjetrenica means "windy" in Croatian). The cave is also known for its rich and diverse fauna, with more than 200 different species, many of them endemic and rare. Some of the most notable animals that live in the cave are the olm, a blind salamander that can survive for years without food, and the leech, a carnivorous snail that feeds on other snails. The cave was destroyed by a fire in the 5th century, possibly during the Visigoth invasion, and later became a place of worship for the local Christians, who built two basilicas inside the cave. The cave was also a refuge for the local people during the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian occupations, and a site of resistance during the World War II. The cave was declared a national monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2002, and is a candidate for the UNESCO World Heritage List. If you want to learn more, you can visit the official website of the cave.


Rujište

Rujište is a mountain and a ski resort in the municipality of Mostar, in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located on the edge of the Prenj mountain range, and it has a height of 1,656 meters. Rujište is a popular destination for nature lovers, hikers, skiers, and bikers, as it offers beautiful scenery, fresh air, and various activities.


Blidinje

Blidinje is a nature park in Bosnia and Herzegovina, located in the Dinaric Alps, between the mountains of Čvrsnica and Vran. It covers an area of about 364 km² and includes the largest glacial lake in the country, Blidinje Lake. Blidinje is a place of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and biodiversity, as it hosts various endemic and endangered plant and animal species, such as the whitebark pine, the brown bear, the wolf, and the chamois. Blidinje is also a popular destination for outdoor activities, such as hiking, skiing, biking, and fishing.


Konjic

Konjic is a city located in the northern part of Herzegovina, about 60 km southwest of Sarajevo, on both sides of the Neretva river. Konjic is one of the oldest settlements in Bosnia and Herzegovina, dating back almost 4,000 years. It was first mentioned by name in the records of the Republic of Ragusa in 1382. It was part of the Bosnian Kingdom, the Ottoman Empire, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, and the Independent State of Croatia during different periods of history. Konjic is known for its natural beauty, cultural heritage, and strategic importance. Some of the main attractions of Konjic are: The Stara Ćuprija (Old Bridge), a 16th-century stone bridge that spans the Neretva river and is a symbol of the town, The ARK (Atomic War Command), a secret underground bunker that was built by the Yugoslav government between 1953 and 1979 to protect the political and military elite in case of a nuclear war. It is now a museum and a tourist attraction, The Konjic Woodcarving, a traditional craft that dates back to the 19th century and produces ornamental furniture and objects with floral and geometric motifs. 


Hutovo blato

Hutovo Blato is a nature reserve and bird reserve, primarily composed of marshlands that were created by the underground aquifer system of the Krupa River. It is fed from the limestone massif of Ostrvo that divides the Deransko Lake and Svitavsko Lake.

The reserve is on the list of BirdLife International's Important Bird Areas. It is the largest reserve of its kind in the region, in terms of both size and diversity. It is home to over 240 types of migratory birds and dozens that make their permanent home in the sub-Mediterranean wetlands surrounding Deransko Lake.

In the migration season, tens of thousands of birds fill the lake and its surroundings. 


 

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