Rakija Tasting and Sarajevo City Tour
2 hours Sarajevo
In this 2-hour tour, you get both a detailed city walking tour and a rakija tasting! The need for this tour can be summed up by one local saying: ‘If you haven’t tried rakija, then you just haven’t been in Sarajevo at all’
Sarajevans are known for their readiness for festivity and celebration, which is always accompanied by our authentic Bosnian alcoholic drink - rakija. Experience legendary Sarajevo bar culture on our 2-hour tour where you will have the unique opportunity to taste all famous types of rakija made from grapes, plums, honey, cherries, nuts or herbs. Visit the historical and cultural sights of Sarajevo and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of authentic Bosnian "kafana" where locals party and enjoy their lives.
There is a saying among Sarajevans: ‘If you haven’t tried rakija, then you just haven’t been in Sarajevo at all’. Our Rakija Tour will start in front of Sarajevo Sacred Heart Cathedral and it will take you on a unique journey to meet Sarajevo through the prism of cafes that have been at the core of social life for centuries. First tasting is in Balkantina Gourmet Shop, where you will have the opportunity to taste truffles specialties. This tour includes a visit to authentic Bosnian cafes and the nice atmosphere of the Old town. Through the hospitality experienced in the Bosnian cafes, you will hear a somewhat different take on the history of Sarajevo and its main features and also learn about traditional music. You will find out all that our City Hall has witnessed, the story behind Sebilj and details on other cultural and historical monuments. This tour gives you a special opportunity to feel like a real local while enjoying a variety of brandies that will warm you up, body and soul.
As you tour authentic Bosnian cafes, become part of Sarajevo's life while hearing local stories about the sights of the core of Sarajevo: Sebilj, Baščaršija, City Hall, Obala Kulina Bana Street, and the Latin Bridge. Experience famous Sarajevo spirit that is best felt in traditional Bosnian cafes. As you try rakija’s of various different flavors, talk to lovers and producers of rakija about the history of rakija in Bosnia and Herzegovina and its production process.
This tour is available: Every day
Price: 38 EUR per person
For groups more than 6 persons, special price rate available upon request.