Locals Recommend: What to do on Weekdays in Sarajevo

You are in Sarajevo during the working week and wondering what to do with your free time? Well, wonder no more because we asked Sarajevans to recommend their best options.


Naida (29), Economist: “During the week I often visit Sarajevo War Theatre, Chamber Theatre 55 or the Academy of Performing Arts where student performances are held every Friday.”


Zlatko (33), Real Estate Agent: “I love hiking on any of the surrounding mountains, away from the urban setting, at a place where I can enjoy the untouched nature.”


Goran (33), Economist: “I often stroll through the city enjoying the relaxed and easy rhythm of Sarajevo. I like to go and see a good film in the cinema or just go out with friends.”


Maja (33), Layer: “My free time during the week is devoted to visiting the theatre, War Childhood Museum, and I often go to the Historical Museum of BiH as well as the City Hall. I also enjoy live music.”


Jasmina (52), Translator: “Strolling through Vilsonovo šetalište always relaxes me after a day’s work. If the weather permits, I like to go cycling and I often go bowling with friends.”


Gorana (33), Layer: “My favorite relaxation after a hard day’s work is going to the theatre or out for a meal with friends.”


Alema (51), Journalist: “Walking is the best way to discover almost all the monuments and sights of Sarajevo so I often walk to Kozja ćuprija, Vilsonovo šetalište or to one of the vantage points where I like to relax with a cup of coffee.”


There are many things to see and experience in Sarajevo, evidently locals recommend a gentle stroll to explore all the sights and soak up all that the city has to offer. You won’t regret it, whichever way you go!