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Trebinje Travel Guide: 42 reviews and 190 photos

The spirit of the Mediterranean in Herzegovina

Area of municipality Trebinje is placed in the most southern part of Republic of Srpska and Herzegovina. Municipality Trebinje covers the area of 904 km². Is near to Adriatic see.

In the north, the municipality is bounded by municipality Bileca, in the northwest with municipality Ljubinje, in the south and southwest with municipality Ravno (Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina), in the south and southeast with municipality Dubrovnik (Croatia) and municipality Herceg Novi (Montenegro), and in the east with municipality Niksic (Montenegro).

A fascinating story...

This town had a turbulent history.
In the past he was part of the Roman trade routes.
Trebinje is first mentioned in the X century by Constantine Porfirogenit called Tribunia, which later changed into Travunia. The present name dates from the sixteenth century.
Travunia name comes from a new reading of the Greek word - Trabunia (Serbian: Zahumlje), witch mean "district behind the mountains".

Perspectives

Today Trebinje are important touristic center of Republika Srpska and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Tourists visit this area trough whole year.

Based of amendment XL on Constitution of Republika Srpska, National essembly of Republika Srpska, with support of Council of Nations Bosnia and Herzegovina, adopted decree about the proclamation of the City of Trebinje.
Officially till 19. July 2012. Doboj, Bijeljina, Prijedor and Trebinje was a City.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Is near to Adriatic coast
  • Cons:no official bus station
  • In a nutshell:The beutifull city
  • Last visit to Trebinje: Mar 2009
  • Intro Updated Aug 26, 2012
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  • jonathanbarker's Profile Photo
    Sep 15, 2014 at 12:45 AM

    Very interesting pages Aleksandra, I am looking forward to visiting Herzegovina

    • Odiseya's Profile Photo
      Sep 15, 2014 at 3:53 AM

      I am glad you liked! Trebinje is beautiful place.

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Jul 28, 2014 at 1:21 PM

    Another brilliant page about an unknown place to me. The view from Crkvine Hill is indeed excellent.

    • Odiseya's Profile Photo
      Jul 29, 2014 at 1:20 AM

      Thank you for your support and feedback! I am glad you liked!

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Dec 5, 2013 at 11:34 AM

    What a beautiful landscape, and the monasteries sounds to be interesting to visit!

    • Odiseya's Profile Photo
      Dec 5, 2013 at 1:12 PM

      I am glad you liked! I hope to revisit Trebinje next year and found many interesting stories to share.

  • Regina1965's Profile Photo
    Nov 10, 2013 at 4:18 AM

    Looks lovely :)

    • Odiseya's Profile Photo
      Nov 11, 2013 at 10:34 AM

      Thank you! It is nice, for many of us it is a nicest in whole country.

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    May 7, 2013 at 10:00 AM

    Nice page!

  • Odiseya's Profile Photo
    Jun 27, 2012 at 1:43 PM

    Thank you for compliment! It was my pleasure, I think that Trebinje wort every effort.

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jun 27, 2012 at 12:45 PM

    Thanks for your great story!~

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