As host to the winter Olympic games in 1984, it goes without saying that wintertime activities are the highlight of the sports scene in Sarajevo. If you're looking for a cheaper option for European skiing, then Sarajevo's your place. However, it is important to be aware that this saved money could come at the expense of your safety. When skiing in the region, do not, under any circumstances, leave the groomed trails, as land mines remain a serious concern. Mt Jahorina, located 25 km southwest of Sarajevo, has a number of groomed downhill and cross-country skiing trails.

Climbing is a popular activity during the summer months. Red Point, located in nearby Dariva, is a home base for climbing activities in the region.

Horseback riding near Sarajevo - only 8 km from the main road you can find Equestrian & Recreation Centre Pegasos.

Hiking is also one of activities that you could do while you are in Sarajevo. As a city surrounded by mountains, what more do you need.  Straight above the city is Trebevic mountain (1.629m) and offers fantastic view at Sarajevo. North from Sarajevo are lying Bukovik (1.534m) and Crepoljsko (1.524m). South from the city are Igman (1.647m), Bjelasnica (2.067m) and Visocica (1.967m) mountains. So like you can see there are plenty of options. Unfortunately, as most of you know (and if you don't you should) Bosnia is host to many land mines. Places listed here are used for hiking by locals and mostly free of mines, but before you choose any destination be sure that you have as more informations as you can. If you're not sure about area and you still want to do some hiking, hire a mountain guide to take you around. 

Interested in strolling? Take the path alongside the river to the east of town. After about 2.5km you'll come to the Goat Bridge, the Kozja Cuprija, which you see on paintings all over town. It's a pleasant way to stretch your legs, and you'll be joined by locals jogging, walking, with and without their dogs, and cycling.

For those with less active ambitions but no less interest in sports, try to hit up a football (soccer) game while in town. The three football clubs in Sarajevo include FK Zeljeznicar, FK Sarajevo, and FK Olimpik.