Given terrorist attacks that have taken place in European cities, Irish citizens are advised to follow the advice of police and local authorities and to exercise increased vigilance, especially when travelling on public transport, if attending large public gatherings or other crowded locations.
Attacks could occur at any time and could target tourist attractions, restaurants, transport hubs or other public areas.
Citizens should remain aware of their surroundings and ensure they have access to exits or escape routes at all times.
Alternatively, you may contact the Consular Assistance Unit at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin at ( 353) .
However, isolated areas in the mountains and countryside, including Sarajevo’s immediate hinterland, have not all been cleared.
We recommend that you don’t stray from roads and paved areas without an experienced guide and that you avoid the open countryside, especially destroyed or abandoned buildings and villages. For further information, please visit the Bosnia and Herzegovina Mine Action Centre.
Remember, traffic laws and regulations are similar to those in other Western European countries and vehicles drive on the right hand side of the road.
If you want to drive: Car documentation Make sure you bring all of the relevant ownership/rental and registration information as border guards may ask to see them.