Type: Around Sarajevo
The mountain, Jahorina, is 28 kilometers from the center of Sarajevo and Ogorjelica (1,916 m) is its highest peak.
Jahorina is also an ideal summer destination for those who enjoy beautiful nature, with green grasslands, fresh mountain springs and thick forests which provide relief from the summer heat. The mountain also offers tons of activities for mountaineers, alpinists, speleologists, hunters, fishermen….
Summer visitors can enjoy: panoramic rides on the six-seater lift, walks along mountain paths, as well as picking medicinal herbs and blueberries.
Adrenaline enthusiasts will enjoy taking rides on mountain bikes (the six-seater chairlifts have been fitted with bike racks), riding quads, mountain climbing, using the artificial rock climbing course, and there is also tubing at Ogorjelica Fun Park, paragliding, paintball….
Guests can also use the grass football field, smaller fields for ball sports, as well as the hotel swimming pools and wellness spa centers, and Termag Hotel has billiards tables and bowling lanes.
You can find accommodation in the cozy mountain cabins or in larger hotels, where some of the more luxurious ones offer guests first class wellness facilities.
During winter, Jahorina is adorned by an idyllic combination of thick snow cover, clear blue skies and fresh mountain air, all of which have been attracting many snowsports lovers for years.
Jahorina Olympic Center has 20 ski trails for Alpine skiing of different degree of slope difficulty and total length of 45km. Several ski trails have artificial snow making systems, thus facilitating ski trails maintenance and enabling longer skiing season.
Visitors can use a total of 11 skier transport means with a capacity of 17,000 skiers per hour, as well as a night skiing trail.
Hence, visitors of Jahorina, skiers and snowboarders can use a gondola lift, three six-seat chairlifts, one two-seat chairlift, one anchor ski-lift on Poljice, two ski-lifts and three skiing conveyor belts.
The youngest skiers can use two ski-play kindergartens with skiing conveyor belt, snow tubing line and many other fun activities.
A Nordic skiing center – Dvorišta is also located in Jahorina and has 10km of trails.
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