Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is 35 miles (56 kilometers) southeast of Zenica.
Vacationing in just one place, regardless of its popularity, can only ever give you a glimpse into the broader cultural and natural fabric of a region. So be sure to set aside enough time to delve into Bosnia and Herzegovina's other sights and attractions. Travnik, lies approximately 14 miles (23 kilometers) to the east. Head there to visit the Museum of Ivo Andric and Fortress Stari Grad.
This area is popular for its range of historic bridges; these are wonderful windows into the area's rich past.
The Bosnia and Herzegovina area has some great places for canoeing, so ensure you leave time to fit that in. Rafting is another popular watersport here. Hop into your snow gear and have a go at skiing or snowboarding. These winter pastimes are popular with locals and visitors.
Try out typical meals and get to the core of the local cuisine. Bell pepper and also cucumber are often included as features in local dishes in this area. Why not try bosanski ionac (meat stew) or cevapcici (small sausages)? Both dishes are a favorite choice in this region. After the main course dishes are cleared away order the delicious bombica (truffle). If you are partial to a good brew, try a preminger bihać. It is popular in Bosnia and Herzegovina. If you are after refreshment, soft drink might be perfect.
Really great holidays are about meeting new people and experiencing new things. Bosnia and Herzegovina is an excellent place for doing just that.