Neretva River | Rijeka Neretva


Discover the enchanting Neretva River, meandering through the picturesque landscapes of Bosnia and Herzegovina before gracefully flowing into Croatia.


Originating from the Jabuka Mountain, this river which is one of the coldest river in the world is passing the charming town of Konjic en route to the breathtaking Jablanica (Jablaničko) Lake.


From there, it continues its journey southwestward, weaving its way through the historic city of Mostar before finally embracing the azure waters of the Adriatic Sea.


Spanning a total length of 230 kilometers, with 208 kilometers traversing Bosnia & Herzegovina and an additional 22 kilometers meandering through Croatia, the Neretva River offers a captivating blend of natural beauty and cultural heritage.


Its upper reaches wind through rugged canyons and pristine gorges, unveiling untouched vistas in uninhabited territories.


Meanwhile, the construction of the Jablanica Dam has not only formed a serene lake but also powers a hydroelectric station.


As the river descends into its lower valley, it bestows upon the surrounding region the balmy Mediterranean climate characteristic of the Dalmatian coast, fostering lush vegetation and vibrant ecosystems.


The canyon is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a range of activities such as rafting, kayaking, hiking, and Fly fishing.


If you want just seat and enjoy it, take a train from Sarajevo to Mostar and/or viceversa.

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