Five thematic trails
… lead
to nature
full of smells of
Mediterranean, magnificent
mountain and sea views and discover
interesting and forgotten pages of history
We invite you to walk along the old Austro-Hungarian roads, which lead to the fortresses around Trebinje: Petrina, Golo brdo, Kučino brdo, Strač. You will discover much more than historical stories about fortifications. There are two thematic stories waiting for you: „Andrić’s story about life under the empire” and “Route of fortresses and arms”
  • 1. P1 - Thematic trail through Krivošije
  • 2. P2 - Thematic panoramic trail
  • 3. P3 - Thematic route in Crkvice
  • 4. P4 - Thematic route of the great fortresses
  • 5 . P5 - Thematic trail around Trebinje
LEGEND: Andrić's story about life under the empire
Fortress Petrina
The story of construction and life in fortresses and Ivo Andrić’s story about the arrival of the Austro-Hungarians in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The story of Trebinje at the turn of the centuries and Ivo Andrić’s story about the enthusiasm of the young, pre-war generation
Fortress and stronghold Golo brdo
The story of fortresses, about 1914 as Andrić saw it, about 1918
Stronghold Kučino brdo 
The story of the belt defense of Trebinje and the Austro-Hungarian alphabet of fortifications in Herzegovina
Fortress Strač
The story about one of the most powerful European fortresses of that time
Through the town, follow the tourist signalization and signposts which lead you by the old Austro-Hungarian macadam road, to the Strač fortress. Further on, you are guided by a mountain marking, all the way to the crossroads where the orientation board of the thematic road „A stone guard around Trebinje“ can be found. 

FORT-NET project has linked the heritage of Austro-Hungarian and medieval fortresses into a new tourist product, with the aim of valorizing the natural and cultural heritage of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro. The joint tourist offer has been developed according to the modern model of thematic trails, which has improved the quality and diversity of the overall tourist offer in the target area. The project was implemented by: the City of Ljubuški in partnership with the Development Agency ŽZH-HERAG from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Centre for Sustainable Tourism Initiatives – CSTI Montenegro and National Tourism Organization of Montenegro in the period from 2019 to 2021.

Important Note: Explore the fortresses and use the trails at your own risk.
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Improving the quality and diversity of the tourist offer based on natural and cultural heritage in the border rural areas of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro.
This website is part of the FORT-NET project "From the Medieval Fortresses in Herzegovina to the Austro-Hungarian Fortresses in Montenegro" funded with the help of the European Union. The content of this website is the sole responsibility of the project partners and does not necessarily represent the views of the European Union.
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