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Stolac, Bosnia and Herzegovina


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Stolac and surroundings have been inhabited since ancient times due to the area's favorable natural environment. The rich grounds along with other natural benefits attracted prehistoric man, and later the Illyrians, Romans and Slavs, all of whom left a wealth of anthropological evidence. The area has been settled for at least 15,000 years.

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Jajce - Known for fortress, medieval old town, waterfall.

Ključ (Kljuc) - Known for fortress, medieval old town, park.

Konjic - Known for bridge, river.

Kravica - Known for park, waterfall.

Lukomir - Known for ethno, viewpoint.

Maglaj - Known for fortress, historical center, islam mosque.

Međugorje (Medjugorje) - Known for catholic pilgrimage center.

Mostar - Known for bridge, historical center, medieval old town. UNESCO World Heritage.

Neum - Known for coastal town, marina.

Ostrovica - Known for castle.

Ostrožac (Ostrozac) - Known for castle.

Počitelj (Pocitelj) - Known for medieval old town.

Radimlja - Known for museum. UNESCO World Heritage.

Sarajevo - Known for bridge, fortress, historical center, museum, river.

Srebrenik - Known for castle, fortress.

Tešanj (Tesanj) - Known for castle, fortress.

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Trebinje - Known for architecture, medieval old town, orthodox cathedral.

Tvrdoš (Tvrdos) - Known for orthodox monastery.

Velika Kladuša (Velika Kladusa) - Known for fortress.

Vjetrenica - Known for cave.

Zavala - Known for orthodox monastery.





Last updated on: 15 April 2019

Stolac description

Stolac is located in Herzegovina-Neretva region of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (one of the two political entities that compose Bosnia and Herzegovina). The town was erected on the Bregava riverbanks and it is surrounded by mount Hrgud and the Vidovo field with neighbouring places rich in cultural history. Stolac is one of Herzegovina's oldest towns, has an Ottoman center (Carsija), a Roman castle, and craggy mountains surrounding the historical town.

The western access into Stolac is the Dubravska plateau, particularly known for peach growing and, above all, Dubrave vineyards and the famous wines from Stolac. Illyrians and Greek sailors, Roman aristocrats, Gothic invaders, Slavic dignitaries, Ottoman nobles, Venetian soldiers, Austro-Hungarian governors, and many others have left their mark in this area. Stolac is the place with the longest and the richest history of urban life in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It belongs to a small group of places in the Balkans where material evidence of urban life have been preserved for over 3,500 years, dating back to the time of the last discovered remains of the Illyrian town, Daorson.

Stolac is situated on the tourist route crossing Herzegovina and linking the Bosnian mountainous hinterland with the coastal regions of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dubrovnik and Montenegro. Containing, in one small area, unique cultural and aesthetic values, Stolac's historic core is an example of a complex cultural-historical and natural environmental ensemble. Nine historical layers compose Stolac's architectural ensemble: prehistory, Illyrian-Roman period, the early Middle Ages, advanced and late Middle Ages, Ottoman period, Austro-Hungarian period, and the time of the first and second Yugoslavia. A multitude of various influences on the architecture of town, lend it a complex image.

Despite its unusual history and inclusion into four empires (Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Austro-Hungarian), three kingdoms (Bosnian, Hungarian and Yugoslav), three world's monotheistic religions (Christianity (Orthodox Christianity and Catholicism), Islam, and Judaism)), the historical core of Stolac is still a coherent and harmonious cultural-historical monument with individual properties grown together into one ensemble.

Only 3 km west of Stolac is located Radimlja necropolis area, one of the most valuable monuments of the medieval period in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The necropolis includes 133 tombstones, so called stećci. The core of the necropolis was built at the end of the 14th century, when three big chests were made, of which two are richly decorated.

Stolac related tours

We at Monterrasol Travel welcome you to see Stolac during multiday private car tour. Contact us if you would like to customize your tour to Stolac.

We have developed several tours that visiting this beautiful place. But, if you have a special conditions or any from these tours fit you, please do not hesitate to contact us, we can organize a tour exactly as you would like. And remember, we have no problems to take you from almost any place where you stay, hotel or private accommodation.


All seasons best of Bosnia 3 days discovery tour from Korcula. Old town Mostar, Kravice waterfalls, Zavala monastery, fortified town Počitelj.

tour start in: Korčula (Korcula), Croatia

tour finish in: Korčula (Korcula), Croatia

tour duration: 3 days (2 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia

tour destinations: Blagaj, Kravica, Međugorje, Mostar, Neum, Počitelj, Stolac, Ston, Vjetrenica, Zavala

All seasons discovery of Bosnia from Korcula: old towns, fortresses, monasteries, cave. Visit old town Mostar, walk in Blagaj dervish monastery, walk and watch wonderful Kravice natural park with waterfalls, visit pilgrimage center Medjugorje, admire old christian monastery in Zavala together with unique natural karst cave, climb by narrow streets of medieval fortified town Počitelj, take panoramic images from hilly fortress Stolac. At summer time we also will stop on some beautiful beach to refresh in the sea of Adriatic. This tour will have slightly differ route at summer or winter time due to border controls limitations.

 

3 days

Price from € 412

 



Discover Bosnia in 4 days all seasons tour from Dubrovnik. Visit fortresses, monasteries, old towns and cave.

tour start in: Dubrovnik, Croatia

tour finish in: Dubrovnik, Croatia

tour duration: 4 days (3 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia

tour destinations: Blagaj, Kravica, Kupari, Međugorje, Mostar, Počitelj, Radimlja, Stolac, Ston, Trebinje, Tvrdoš, Vjetrenica, Zavala

Discover Bosnia & Herzegovina in this all seasons 4 days tour from Dubrovnik. First, on the way to Bosnia & Herzegovina, we will visit old Croatian coastal town Ston, known for its medieval town walls. After entering Bosnia & Herzegovina, we going to see Blagaj monastery and at the end of day arrive to Mostar. In Mostar we will see old town and famous Mostar bridge. In the area of Mostar we will visit pilgrimage center Međugorje, natural park Kravica with waterfalls, Počitelj fortress. On next day we need to see old fortress Stolac, Vjetrenica cave and Zavala monastery. Next day bring us to Trebinje, known for its old town and beautiful cathedral. Close to Trebinje is located old orthodox monastery Tvrdos which we will need to visit also. At the summer season, before return back we will stop on a beach to refresh in the Adriatic sea.

 

4 days

Price from € 408

 



All seasons 7 days tour to visit the best of Bosnia. Tour start in Dubrovnik. Visit fortresses, monasteries, old towns and cave.

tour start in: Dubrovnik, Croatia

tour finish in: Dubrovnik, Croatia

tour duration: 7 days (6 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia

tour destinations: Blagaj, Kravica, Međugorje, Mostar, Počitelj, Sarajevo, Stolac, Ston, Trebinje, Tvrdoš, Vjetrenica, Zavala

All seasons tour from Dubrovnik to discover Bosnia in 7 days. Meet Sarajevo, Mostar, Trebinje. Visit medieval old town Ston, see Blagaj Dervish monastery, walk in Mostar old bridge, pray in Medjugorje, enjoy fresh water in Kravica, visit old Pocitelj, walk in old two cultural Sarajevo, see Stolac fortress, pray in Zavala monastery after walk in Vjetrenica cave, walk in old town of Trebinje, visit old Tvrdos monastery and at summer time refresh in clear water of Adriatic sea on the way back to Dubrovnik.

 

7 days

Price from € 900

 



Summer 7 days tour from Dubrovnik to visit Montenegro and explore Bosnia. Ostrog monastery, Sarajevo, Mostar, Trebinje.

tour start in: Dubrovnik, Croatia

tour finish in: Dubrovnik, Croatia

tour duration: 7 days (6 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro

tour destinations: Blagaj, Kravica, Mostar, Nikšić, Ostrog, Počitelj, Sarajevo, Slano, Stolac, Trebinje, Tvrdoš, Vjetrenica, Zavala

This 7 days summer discovery tour will come across 2 countries: Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Montenegro. The main attraction in Montenegro will be famous Ostrog monastery. In Bosnia & Herzegovina, we will visit Trebinje, known for its old town and beautiful cathedral. Close to Trebinje is located old orthodox monastery Tvrdos which we will visit also. In Sarajevo, we will walk across historical center and see all main attractions. In Mostar we will see old town and famous Mostar bridge. In the area of Mostar we will visit pilgrimage center Međugorje, natural park Kravica with waterfalls, Počitelj fortress. On next day we need to see old fortress Stolac and Blagaj monastery and castle. On way back we will go to see Vjetrenica cave and Zavala monastery. At the summer period we will stop on a beach to refresh in the Adriatic sea.

 

7 days

Price from € 903

 



Discover best of Bosnia in 7 days tour from Dubrovnik. Visit famous Mostar, Sarajevo, fortresses, natural park with waterfall and cave.

tour start in: Dubrovnik, Croatia

tour finish in: Dubrovnik, Croatia

tour duration: 7 days (6 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia

tour destinations: Blagaj, Jajce, Kravica, Međugorje, Mostar, Počitelj, Sarajevo, Stolac, Ston, Trebinje, Tvrdoš, Vjetrenica, Zavala

Road trip 7 days by car to discover Bosnia & Herzegovina from Dubrovnik. Visit the capital of BIH old Sarajevo, famous Mostar, old towns, fortresses, natural park with waterfall and cave during this tour.

 

7 days

Price from € 918

 



All seasons 8 days tour over Bosnia and Montenegro from Tivat. Explore the best in Bosnia and Montenegro.

tour start in: Tivat, Montenegro

tour finish in: Tivat, Montenegro

tour duration: 8 days (7 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro

tour destinations: Bar, Blagaj, Budva, Dajbabe, Kotor, Kravica, Međugorje, Mostar, Nikšić, Ostrog, Perast, Podgorica, Počitelj, Sarajevo, Stolac, Trebinje, Tvrdoš, Vjetrenica, Zavala

During this all seasons 8 days tour we going to explore 2 countries, Montenegro and Bosnia&Herzegovina. We will pick you up in Tivat, small town with airport in Montenegro. Within this tour we will visit UNESCO town Kotor, cute coastal village Perast, meet Trebinje, the southernmost town of Bosnia&Herzegovina, visit one of its winery and close located old monastery Tvrdoš; on the way to historic town Mostar we will travel through and see fortress Stolac, dervish monastery Blagaj, and another old monastery built in partially in cave; we will visit natural beauty Kravica waterfalls, fortified town Pocitelj built in 13th century; we will walk in the capital of Bosnia&Herzegovina, multicultural city Sarajevo; on the territory of Montenegro we will visit famous Ostrog monastery built in along the vertical cliff, and another one old small monastery with unusual frescos located in cave; we will walk in streets of ancient town Old Bar, and before we finish our tour in Tivat, we will meet coastal town Budva, full of many narrow streets surrounded by stone walls.

 

8 days

Price from € 1,041

 



All seasons 9 days tour from Dubrovnik to visit Montenegro and explore Bosnia. Visit fortresses, monasteries, old towns.

tour start in: Dubrovnik, Croatia

tour finish in: Dubrovnik, Croatia

tour duration: 9 days (8 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro

tour destinations: Blagaj, Budva, Dajbabe, Kotor, Kravica, Međugorje, Mostar, Nikšić, Ostrog, Počitelj, Sarajevo, Slano, Stolac, Trebinje, Tvrdoš, Vjetrenica, Zavala

All seasons route from Dubrovnik to discover Bosnia and Montenegro. Visit UNESCO town Kotor, Ostrog monastery, Sarajevo, Mostar, Trebinje. Meet fortresses, monasteries, old towns and cave.

 

9 days

Price from € 1,153

 



All seasons 9 days Bosnia discovery tour from Split. Visit Jajce, Travnik, Sarajevo, Mostar.

tour start in: Split, Croatia

tour finish in: Split, Croatia

tour duration: 9 days (8 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia

tour destinations: Blagaj, Jajce, Kravica, Međugorje, Mostar, Omiš, Počitelj, Sarajevo, Stolac, Trebinje, Tvrdoš, Vjetrenica, Zavala

All seasons 9 days Bosnia discovery tour from Split. Visit Jajce, Travnik, Sarajevo, Mostar. Old towns and monasteries, cave and fortresses. Visit medieval old town Jajce, walk in Travnik fortress, walk streets of multicultural Sarajevo, visit calm Trebinje, silent Tvrdos monastery, old with rich history Zavala monastery, refresh in Vjetrenica natural cave, stay on old Mostar bridge, walk in Počitelj and old Stolac, enjoy beauty of Kravica waterfalls, and walk old Omis on the way back to Split.

 

9 days

Price from € 1,257

 



Out of season 12 days panoramic tour from Tivat to discover Bosnia and Montenegro. Explore the best in Bosnia and Montenegro.

tour start in: Tivat, Montenegro

tour finish in: Tivat, Montenegro

tour duration: 11 days (10 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro

tour destinations: Bar, Blagaj, Budva, Dajbabe, Doboj, Jajce, Kotor, Kravica, Maglaj, Međugorje, Mostar, Nikšić, Ostrog, Perast, Podgorica, Počitelj, Sarajevo, Stolac, Tešanj, Trebinje, Tvrdoš, Vjetrenica, Zavala

During this out of season 12 days tour we going to explore 2 countries, Montenegro and Bosnia&Herzegovina. This tour is panoramic, to explore the most important places and towns of both countries. We will pick you up in Tivat, small town with airport in Montenegro. Within this tour we will visit UNESCO town Kotor, cute coastal village Perast, meet Trebinje, the southernmost town of Bosnia&Herzegovina, visit old monastery Tvrdoš; on the way to historic town Mostar we will travel through and see fortress Stolac, dervish monastery Blagaj, and another one old monastery built in partially in cave; we will visit natural beauty Kravica waterfalls, fortified town Pocitelj built in 13th century; we will visit 4 medieval fortresses: Jajce, Tešanj, Doboj and Maglaj, and each one played important rolee in the history of Bosnia&Herzegovina; we will walk in the capital of Bosnia&Herzegovina, multicultural city Sarajevo; on the territory of Montenegro we will visit famous Ostrog monastery built in along the vertical cliff, and another one old small monastery with unusual frescoes located in cave; we will walk in streets of ancient town Old Bar, and before we finish our tour in Tivat, we will meet coastal town Budva, full of many narrow streets surrounded by stone walls.

 

11 days

Price from € 1,453

 



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