From Dubrovnik, take a day trip to one of Europe’s most holy, peaceful and spiritual places – Medjugorje. Located in the green mountains of Bosnia and Herzegovina, many people make a pilgrimage to Medjugorje to find faith and peace in this special city. Enjoy a guided tour of the city and the Apparition Hill, where you will have the option to attend a service at the beautiful St James church. Have free time to explore the city on your own and grab a snack at a local cafe.
From Dubrovnik, enjoy views of Croatia’s countryside as you relax on a comfortable air-conditioned coach on the three hour drive to Medjugorje, in Bosnia and Herzegovina. When you arrive, enjoy a walking tour with your guide, who will tell you the history of this religious site, and share other interesting facts of the area. The legend says that in 1981 the Virgin Mary appeared to six children on a hillside in Medjugorje. Since then, the small, rural town has become one of the most important European pilgrimage sites. More than one million people from all over the world come here every year to pray.Next, visit the Apparition Hill, where Our Lady is said to have appeared. The climb is a bit challenging, but you will be rewarded by reaching the impressive sky-high cross on the hilltop. You will also have the option to attend a service in the St. James church, or just relax and enjoy the peacefulness in the Garden of Contemplation.Continue with free time to explore the city on your own and to grab a snack at a local cafe or restaurant, before you make your way back to Dubrovnik