Dubrovnik Tour from Sarajevo - Private: On the Dubrovnik tour, we will travel through a number of interesting Bosnian villages, towns, and cities. Our first stop will be Konjic, a small town located in Northern Herzegovina, on the river Neretva. Konjic is one of the oldest settlements of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is known for the rich forest and mountain scenery, with an abundance of water. Our guide will tell you stories about Konjic, such as the mystery of late Yyugoslav president Tito’s bunker, then the story of the “monument to human stupidity:”
Traveling onward, we will pass through Herzegovina and we will see the Neretva canyons. The next stop is the city of Mostar, the heart of Herzegovina, nestled in the valley of the river Neretva. After Mostar, we will go to Poitelj. The oldest town in Herzegovina which has maintained its original medieval style. Poitelj is built on a hill above Mostar, the houses are made of rock. This provides a real experience of traveling back in time to the medieval ages. We will take a walk around Poitelj to see some of the most popular monuments and structures.
After driving for 2 hours from Poitelj, we will arrive to our main destination, the city of Dubrovnik, in Croatia. This is an old city, dating back to the 1200’s. Dubrovnik is a town with the most extravagant architecture. You can see structures from many different ages and styles, such as the baroque, gothic, roman, renaissance, venetian, and Austro-Hungarian. The original main part of the city of Dubrovnik is surrounded by the famous Dubrovnik city walls which were built in the 16th century. We will walk around the city through the track within the walls. From there you will be able to see the ocean, the old red rooftop homes, the fortress, and other fascinating sites.
During our walk around the Dubrovnik city walls, our guide will tell you about the rich history of Dubrovnik, and how it was an independent republic during the 15th and 16th centuries. You will learn about the city’s downfalls and victories, and how it was besieged by the serbian and montenegrin army and destroyed in the 1991 war in Bosnia and in Croatia, only to pick itself up and restore its former glory. We will then ascend down to the center of the city, the famous Stradun where no cars are allowed. On Stradun, you will experience the heart of the city of Dubrovnik, walking and exploring around.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel pick-up.
Duration: 14 hours.
Pick-up time: At 7:30am.