Sarajevo Gourmet Food & City Tour
Starting point: Balkantina
Introduction and meeting with your foodie guide
Tržnica - Local city food market
Discover the rich culinary heritage of Sarajevo on a delectable tour led by your foodie guide. Your journey begins at Tržnica, the local city food market, where you’ll savor the bustling atmosphere and tantalizing aromas. Next, you’ll stop at the Musical Academy and Markale to meet with Zlata, a renowned local cheese producer and seller. Sample her best-selling cheeses and cured meats, and get a glimpse into the traditional techniques and flavors of the region.
Oklagija - Traditional Bosnian pie shop
At Oklagija, a traditional Bosnian pie shop, savor the flaky crusts and hearty fillings that make these pies a local favorite. As you pass by landmarks such as Ferhadija, the Eternal Flame, and the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, your guide will share the history and cultural significance of each.
Aščinica - Authentic Bosnian restaurant
At Aščinica, an authentic Bosnian restaurant, indulge in a traditional Bosnian lunch, crafted with care and bursting with flavor. As you take in the stunning architecture of Old Town Baščaršija, Gazi-Husrev beg’s Mosque, and the Lunar tower clock, you’ll appreciate the rich history and vibrant culture of the city. Take a stroll through the Jewish quarter, admire the beauty of the Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), and soak up the charm of Kazandžiluk before the last stop of your guide.
Ending point: Balkantina
Your tour ends back at Balkantina, where you’ll have the opportunity to sample traditional brandy “rakia” and raise a glass to your successful gastro tour. This delightful culinary journey is sure to leave you with lasting memories of the rich flavors and cultural heritage of Sarajevo and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Sarajevo’s food, tea, and coffee scenes are rooted in its multi-layered history and culture.