Welcome to Međugorje
Blending honest faith and cash-in tackiness, Međugorje is a Catholic pilgrimage town in the mould of Lourdes (France) or Fatima (Portugal). Apart from the mesmerising Resurrected Saviour statue and the piety of the faithful streaming around St James Church, there's little of beauty here and nonpilgrims generally find a one-hour visit ample to get the idea
Top experiences in Međugorje
Food and drink
Bosnia and Herzegovina 3-Night Multiday Tour from Mostar
Day 1: From Airport to MostarWe take care of you from the moment you land on one of the airports near Mostar. It can be airport Sarajevo, Dubrovnik or Split. Transport is performed in an air-conditioned minibus, with coffee bar, mini bar, free internet access and TV/DVD. Each of these trips towards Mostar is a unique experience because the landscapes which you will pass through are simply magic and breathtaking. You a stay in a 5-star hotel with superior touristic treatment, which includes free use of spa center, gym, pool, steam baths and Finnish and salt sauna.Day 2: Visit Herzegovina Visit Mostar and its surrounding like Međugorje, Kravice, Počitelj, Žitomislići, Blagaj, Podveležje, Ruište. Follow your guide and discover he Old Bridge (part of UNESCO’s World Heritage List), which was originally built in 1566. during the Ottoman Empire and according to many, is one of the 10 most beautiful bridges in the world. See Međugorje, one of the most popular and most visited site of Catholic pilgrimage in Europe, and head to one of greatest river springs in Europe, the spring of Buna in Blagaj, next to which a beautiful Muslim complex is built and referred to as Tekija. You are also going to see an amazing waterfalls of Kravice, in addition to many other admirable and interesting places.Day 3: Rafting on Neretva or visit Dubrovnik and Split in CroatiaFeel the adrenaline on 4 rapids, pass under a waterfall shower, drink water directly from a natural spring, enjoy a delicious barbecue (grilled meat, vegetables, pita bread) in the Rakytnica canyon, jump from cliffs to deep water, swim in rapids. Also joy with us Horse Riding, Trekking or visit with us Dubrovnik or Split in Croatia. Price tour, among other things, includes the best traditional food and wine. Day 4: Transfer from Mostar to your chosen airport.
Private DayTrip: Blagaj, Počitelj, Kavrice and Medugorje from Mostar
Start the day by exploring Mostar, the biggest and most famous city in Herzegovina. After pick up from your hotel/accommodation, you will visit the Old Town and learn about is rich and turbulent history. You also get to see the famous Old Bridge, and if you have a bit of luck, you will see one of the divers perform a jump! After the Old Town, go back to your vehicle and start your journey outside of Herzegovina's main town. The first stop in your journey today is in Blagaj, located some 10 km from Mostar. Blagaj was the capital of Herzegovina during medieval times, and today is one of the most important Muslim pilgrimage sites in the country. You will visit its main attraction, the 16th century tekke – a dervish monastery. It is located on the source of the river Buna, meaning the water is drinkable and cold, perfect for refreshment on a hot day, while providing the tekke with a unique setting. After enjoying the charm of Blagaj, continue your journey south and visit Počitelj. Built on a rocky cliff sloping steeply down to the bank of the Neretva River, Počitelj is one of the most picture-perfect architectural ensembles in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Architecturally, the surviving stone-built parts of the town are a fortified complex, in which two stages of evolution may be observed: medieval and Ottoman. The most iconic building is the Gavran Capetan tower, built between 15th and 18th century and the Hadži Alija Mosque from 16th century, which is ‘one of the finest achievements of the classical Ottoman style of single-room domed mosques in BiH’ according to UNESCO. Next you move to Kravice, for rest and relaxation. Kravice waterfalls are a real gem on the river Trebižat, and is the perfect place to kick back and enjoy the beauty that nature can offer. The brave ones can even cool off by taking a swim in the clear, cold water under the waterfalls. Your final stop for the day is in Međugorje. Since 1981, it has become a popular site of religious pilgrimage due to reports of apparitions of the Virgin Mary to six local Catholic children. Međugorje has grown to become one of the largest Catholic pilgrimage sites in the world, attracting around a million pilgrims a year. Before you start exploring the area around the st. James church, take a lunch break to replenish your energy. Visit the church area and learn the story of the children to whom the Virgin Mary appears and if you want, you can even climb the Apparition Hill – the location where the original events transpired in 1981. You return to Mostar in the afternoon.
Mostar Pocitelj Kravice Medugorje Day Trip from Split
You will be impressed by the wonderful spirit of local Mostar people and its dramatic beauty. The buzz of the local bazaar offers a great shopping opportunity and you might be lucky enough to witness daredevil diving from the bridge during the season. From Mostar to Počitelj. This fortified town contains a beautiful mosque, a tower and a citadel, surrounded by the remains of a city wall. Počitelj was added to the list of the world’s 100 most endangered cultural heritage sites in 1996 (World Monuments Watch) so definitely worth a visit. In 1981, the Virgin Mary is reported to have appeared to local children in Međugorje. It has been a site of pilgrimage ever since and our tour will give you the opportunity to visit the Mount of Appearance, where the original sighting is said to have taken place. Alternatively, guests who prefer to enjoy nature, will be taken to Kravice waterfall where you will be able to enjoy a refreshing swim, some walking or just a nice lunch at the cafe.Your experience will be led by expert guides with excellent English using comfortable vehicles with wifi and air-conditioning. The itinerary can be flexible. The below highlights provides some guidance on sites of interest in Bosnia: The beautiful city of Mostar with its bustling street markets and famous bridge. The fortified town of Počitelj, which now appears on the list of 100 most endangered cultural heritage sites. The spectacular Kravice waterfalls provide a refreshing break and breathtaking scenery. The Mount of Appearance at Medjugorje, where the Virgin Mary is reported to have appeared to local children in 1981.
West Herzegovina Full Day Wine and Food Experience from Mostar
Get a true taste of Herzegovina region on this full-day wine and food tour departing from Mostar. Your guide will lead the way to the heart of vineyards, known for its red and white wines and breathtaking scenery. Visit two wineries, sipping and swirling Zilavka and Blatina, and tasting homemade specialties. On the way to the wineries you will make a short photo stop. Vineyards Nuic Winery Nuic is located in south-western part of Herzegovina, in village Crnopod, settled between Međugorje and Ljubuški, where is most common cultivation of indigenous varieties Žilavka and Blatina. History of ‘Vinogradi Nuic’ begins in 2004, when extremely beautiful location Orlovac has been cultivated. Over 30 000 vines have been planted on the rocky red soil, covering 7 hectares of the land. Along with the indigenous varieties Zilavka and Blatina, there also has been planted Bena and Krkošija, then Trnjak, Cabernet Sauvignon, Alicante Bouschet and Plavac Mali. * Included wine tasting Winery Ostojic The Ostojic family have reached a pinnacle in wine making by cultivating knowledge and dedication for generations. The climate in Herzegovina, along with the stony soil and sun, provides perfect conditions for the growing and cultivation of the best grape varieties, with Brotnjo leading, where the best Herzegovina vineyards, famous for its grapes and wine for centuries, are situated. * Included lunch at winery restaurantLearn - A crash course in Herzegovina wine regions, history, varietals, characteristics, and stylesExperience - Taste the wide range of wines, theme by theme, at tasting cellarsDrink - A curated selection of fine, carefully chosen wineEat - A selection of local artisan cheese and ham - to accompany your tasting
Herzegovina, Medugorje, and Kravice Falls Private Day Trip from Dubrovnik
After pickup from your hotel or other select point in Dubrovnik by your private guide, your day trip starts with the drive north to the Herzegovina region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, enjoying views of the Elafiti Islands along the way.When you arrive in Međugorje, about 80 miles (130 km) from Dubrovnik, you'll have free time to walk around or go to mass, if you wish. Since 1981, when a group of children claimed they saw an apparition of the Virgin Mary, the town has been a pilgrimage destination for Catholics.Next, head about 25 minutes to Kravica, or Kravice Falls, an 80-foot-high (25-meter) waterfall where you have free time to walk around, have coffee at the cafe (own expense), or just enjoy the views. Then continue to a small Herzegovina village known for tobacco production. You'll see tobacco fields, take a walk, and then enjoy a light lunch at a family-owned tavern.Your day trip ends with return to Dubrovnik for drop-off.
Private Tour to Mostar and Medugorje from Split or Trogir
The tour starts early in the morning when your driver and guide pick you up on the meeting point in Split or Trogir or in front of your hotel. During the drive you will see the Dalmatian hinterland and Herzegovina, and your first stop will be Međugorje. Međugorje is a small village, practically unknown to the world until 1981, the year of the first apparition of the Virgin Mary. Now it is a famous pilgrimage stop, very busy throughout the year. You can climb up to the Hill of Apparition or maybe just visit the church to meditate and relax. After your time in Međugorje, the drive continues to Mostar, a small picturesque town famous for its bridges. The private walking tour around Mostar will definitely leave you with the impression that this town just doesn’t get the credit that it should. It is not just historically important; it is a unique example of two different cultures co-existing in one place. The east and the west are here so easily distinguished and yet combined in one, connected by only the Old Bridge – the most famous among the bridges in this town.After your tour, take your time to explore by yourself and maybe have lunch in some of the restaurants serving local specialties which will make your experience whole.The drive back is relaxing considering it’s the highway, and you will be back to Split or Trogir in no time, to the same place, your hotel or the meeting point.