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Livno and Surroundings

Map of Livno and Surroundings

The western part of BiH around the town of Livno is geographically located where the rocky Mediterranean terrain of Dalmatia to the south intersects with the continental and forested area of central Bosnia to the north. Illyrian Dalmatae tribes originally inhabited the area around Livno. Romanization of the area occurred after the Romans defeated the Illyrians. During the Middle Ages, Livno was under the control of Croatian rulers until 1326. The area was then overtaken by the Bosnian Ban Stjepan Kotromanić and became part of the Bosnian state. Livno and its surroundings were incorporated into the Ottoman Empire in 1469. The town of Livno (1) experienced its most significant period of development in the 16th and beginning of the 17th c. You can learn more about the rich history of this area at the museum in the Gorica Franciscan Monastery (2).

Other attractions in this region are the Livanjsko Field (3), which is very suitable for raising livestock and gliding, the opportunity to see herds of wild horses (4) on the Krug Plateau, and admiring the winding Šuica River and Buško Lake.

Town of Livno (1)

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Stari Grad Museum

Gorica Franciscan Monastery (2)

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Gorica Monastery
Gallery Gabriel Jurkić

Livno's Surroundings (3)

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Livanjsko Field
River Šuica

Wild Horses around Livno (4)

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Wild horses - Livno
Wild horses on the Krug Plateau



All Chapters

01. Neretva River - Upper Course

02. Neretva River - Middle Course

03. Mount Prenj (Bosnian Himalayas)

04. Blagaj and Podvelež Plateau

05. City of Mostar

06. Wine Route and Međugorje

07. Neum and its Hinterland

08. Stolac and Počitelj

09. Southeast Herzegovina

10. Tara River and Sutjeska NP

11. City of Sarajevo

12. Around Sarajevo

13. Mount Bjelašnica

14. Mount Treskavica

15. Fojnica and Kraljeva Sutjeska

16. Olovo, Vareš and Surroundings

17. Mt.s Jahorina and Romanija

18. Drina River - Upper Course

19. Srebrenica and Surroundings

20. Northeast Bosnia

21. Tajan Nature Park

22. Around Usora River

23. Mount Vlašić and Travnik

24. Jajce and Pliva Lakes

25. Skopaljska Valley

26. Livno and Surroundings

27. Banja Luka and Kozara NP

28. Sana River - Middle Course

29. Una National Park

30. Una River - Middle Course