BJELASNICA, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Ski Holidays in Bjelašnica, Bosnia
Beginner skiing in one of Bosnia and Herzegovina's most snow-sure resorts. A beginners paradise with a spacious nursery area and a snow park with plenty of jumps and boxes.
Bjelašnica ski resort
Bjelašnica is the highest ski resort in the country, so you should have plenty of snow. As for the skiing, make your way to the resort centre and wide-open beginner slopes are just a few metres away. Up on the mountain there are a handful of reds and blues, which wind down through pine forests back to the resort centre. Altogether, the ski area totals 12.5km of piste, so finding your way around is nice and easy.
Snow conditions in Bjelašnica
The ski season runs from December through to April and with a snow range from 1270m to 2067m you can expect enough of the white stuff all-season long.
Skiing in Bjelašnica
Bjelašnica hasn’t got many pistes, just 12.5km in total – but perfect for your first week on skis. There are nursery runs by the village centre to get you started, and wide, tree-lined blues nearby where you can practise your snowplough turns. After something more adventurous? Take the chairlift to the top of the mountain to tackle the slalom slope from the 1984 Winter Olympics.
Après ski and restaurants in Bjelašnica
Traditional Balkan fare is the norm on most menus in Bjelašnica – and the prices are low so you can enjoy a proper sit-down lunch without breaking the bank.
Ski Bar Staza is just metres from the slopes. Part of the Hotel Staza, the Ski Bar Staza is open to the public and serves up a mix of local dishes, like bean and sausage stew, as well international favourites from burgers to noodle bowls. When it comes to lunch Benetton’s tough to beat. A fresh, modern feel inside and out, with its coloured wood cladding and patterned flooring. There is a large outdoor terrace with a view of the pistes, when the sun is shining it doesn't get much better. Pizzas are always a crowd-pleaser, and Piccolo Mondo ticks the box.
Other activities in Bjelašnica
Other activities available in Bjelašnica include cross-country skiing, piste-basher rides, snow tubing snowshoe walking and a selection of winter walking paths/trails.
Bjelašnica ski hotels
You can start browsing the wonderful range of Bjelašnica hotels now to book your perfect Bosnia ski holiday.
Lift pass information in Bjelašnica
With a single lift pass skiers and snowboarders have access to all lifts in the resort.