Top Backcountry Skiing Trips in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Go on a unique backcountry skiing adventure and explore stunning mountains in Bosnia-Herzegovina, an enchanting off-the-beaten-path destination that receives abundant snowfalls in winter. Whether you choose to join a ski tour around the Bjelašnica mountain, near Sarajevo, or go exploring hidden spots in the rest of the Dinaric Alps, there are great skiing options to enjoy in this beautiful and mountainous country.
Bosnia and Herzegovina is a former Yugoslav Republic. The country gained its independence after a tragic and violent civil war in the 1990s. It is bordered by Croatia to the north, west and south, Serbia to the east and Montenegro to the southeast. Bosnia and Herzegovina is renowned for its beautiful natural environment and rich cultural heritage, its delicious cuisine, eclectic music, winter sports, unique architecture and festivals. Don’t miss out on a visit to the beautiful Mostar, the most important city in the Herzegovina region.
In the winter months, cold waves from the north and north east bring snow and freezing temperatures in most of Bosnia. The average temperature in Sarajevo in January is -0.5ºC, but during cold waves the temperature can drop to -20ºC. In the high mountains the climate gets naturally cold in winter.
Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian.
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Sarajevo International Airport is the busiest airport in the country and the best way to get in Bosnia, with flights all over Europe and the Middle East. Bosnia has multiple borderland crossings with Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro, with direct bus connections between countris. There is also a daily train service from Zagreb, Croatia.
The best time for a ski trip is between January and March.
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