Rakija Tasting Tour

Sarajevans are known for their readiness for festivity and celebration, which is always accompanied by authentic Bosnian alcoholic drink - rakija. Experience legendary Sarajevo bar culture on our 2-hours tour where you will have unique opportunity to taste all famous types of rakija made from grape, plum, honey, cherry, nuts, herbs. Visit historical and cultural sights of Sarajevo and immerse yourself to the atmosphere of authentic Bosnian "kafana" where locals have party and enjoy their lives.

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  • What's included :
    • Beverages
    • Food tasting
    • Local guide
    • Snacks
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Entry/Admission - Bascarsija
    • Entry/Admission - Gymnasium Obala
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), Bascarsija square, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Start your tour in front of the Sebilj fountain on the central square of Sarajevo Old Town. We will start the tour with a short presentation about the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo and most interesting details about culture and cuisine.

    Stop At: Bascarsija, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Our first tasting of rakija will be in one of the taverns in Baščaršija. You will learn more about the roots of this typical Bosnian alcoholic drink and you will taste 2 types of rakija.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Sarajevo City Hall, Obala Kulina Bana, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Passing the narrow streets of the old town, we will reach Sarajevo City Hall, One of the most beautiful buildings built in the 19th century by the Austro - Hungarian Empire. You will learn more about the infrastructure of the city and first coffee places in Sarajevo and habits of the locals.

    Stop At: Gymnasium Obala, Obala Kulina bana 3, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Our next rakija tasting is by the main river Miljacka. With 2 types of rakija (homemade brandy) you will taste meze (local cheeses and smoked meat) traditionally served with rakija.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Latin Bridge, Obala Kulina Bana, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    After second rakija tasting, you will walk with our guide by the river to the Latin bridge. This bridge and the corner of the street is known to be a place of assassination of Franz Ferdinand, known to be an event that triggered First World War.

    Stop At: Bascarsija, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    We are back in Old town of Sarajevo. You will visit monuments such as Tašlihan, Old clock tower, Gazi Husrev Bey's Mosque, Morića han before we go to last rakija tasting.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Balkantina, Pehlivanuša 5, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Departure Time :
    5:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Baščaršija, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Balkantina

Activity ID: V-57830P2

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