Medjugorje is a town located in southwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina, about 25 km (16 mi) southwest of Mostar and 20 km (12 mi) east of the border with Croatia. The town is part of the Čitluk municipality and geographically part of Herzegovina. Since 1981, it has become a popular site of Catholic pilgrimage due to Our Lady of Međugorje, an alleged series of apparitions of the Virgin Mary to six local children that are still happening to this day.
The name Međugorje literally means "between mountains". At an altitude of 200 m (660 ft) above sea level it has a mild Mediterranean climate. The town consists of an ethnically homogeneous Croat population of 2,306. The Roman Catholic parish includes four neighbouring villages: Bijakovići, Vionica, Miletina and Šurmanci. Since 2019, pilgrimages to Medjugorje have been authorized by the Vatican.
Konjic Stone Bridge
Jablanica WW2 Bridge
St. James Church in Međugorje and Statue of Lady Mary
Copper Statue of Jesus
Mostar city tour
10 AM Mass as St. James Church
Attend the morning English language mass at Medjugorje
Free time in Medjugorje
Climb the Apparition Hill to the Virgin Mary Statue (walk starts from Podbrdo)
Explore Medjugorje town on your own.
Period: whole year round
Days: Every day
Activity: Full day tour
Departure: 8:00 AM
Return: 6:00- 7:00 PM
Included: Guided tour in English, Transportation, Hotel pick-up and drop-off
What to expect:
When we arrive to Medjugorje we will attend 45min to 1hour English speaking mass at St. James Church. After the mass, if needed, guests will have some free at the church, before we head to Apparition Hill.
In June 1981, from 24th until 26th, at the hill called Crnica, near the place called Podbrdo, six young child have witnessed apparitions of Virgin Mary. They prayed and spoke with Our Lady. "Our Lady of Medjugorje" is the title given to the apparition by those who believe that Mary, mother of Jesus, has been appearing from 24 June 1981 until today to six children, now adults, in Međugorje (then part of communist Yugoslavia).] "Most Blessed Virgin Mary", "Queen of Peace" and "Mother of God" are words the apparition has allegedly introduced herself with.
At the end of the tour we will have lunch at one of the local Medjugorje restaurants and offer some free time for shopping, walking and photoshooting if needed.