Nestling among the mountains between Croatia and Mostar is the tiny town Medjugorje. It is the second most significant place of pilgrimage for Catholics. Medjugorje literally means ‘between the hills’. On your travels to Medjugorje be sure to book Medjugorje accommodation from range of Medjugorje hotel in the centre of town!
Medjugorje houses the most holy shrine in Bosnia and Herzegovina, for it is here that six teenage children saw visions of Virgin Mary in 1981. The apparitions are supposed to have appeared first on a hill, high above a village called Bijakovo in Podbrdo. This hill, called the Apparition Hill, is the destination of millions of devout Catholics.
Dubrovnik Day Tour
This tour of Dubrovnik will reveal the finest sites of this old walled city. You will have an opportunity to view Dubrovnik from a spectacular panoramic spot above. As you walk through the narrow streets of the Old Town you will be guided through the Dominican Monastery, with its fine collection of medieval paintings, and also the Cathedral, with its famous Treasury. Other splendid buildings will be viewed along the way.
The tour’s city sights include:
- Walking tour with entrance of Pile Gate
- Wonderful church & statue of St Blaise, Dubrovnik’s patron saint
- Town’s main street, Placa (pronounced “platsa”) or Stradun
-Beautifully sculpted Renaissance fountains and facades
- Pharmacy dating from the 14th century and a gorgeous cloister also from the 14th century
- And Dubrovnik’s most illustrious feature- the Clock Tower
After the guided tour of the town you will have some free-time for strolling inside the monumental walls that encircle Dubrovnik Old City.The towers overlooking the sea are undoubtedly the city’s most famous feature.
Unique in many ways, located in the south of the Adriatic is nowhere else that you can find in such a little country. You can find a great extent natural wealth, beauty, mild beaches, clear lakes, fast rivers and gorgeous mountains.
Day 1 Sightseeing Experience the most beautiful town on the Adriatic coast of Croatia – DUBROVNIK with his Old Town and admiring the historic sites such as Rector’s Palace, Sponza Palace or Church St. Blasé.
Day 2 Excursion to island MLJET that has a long history, as evidenced by numerous Illyrian ruins, mediaeval churches, and its biggest attraction – a Benedictine monastery built on the islet in the middle of Vransko Lake in the 12th century. After that, the monastery was rebuilt several times. Mljet is also known for its beautiful diving treasures. You can also enjoy at the island with swimming and biking.
In the evening visit CILIPI-a village with a touch of the past with traditional folk dances held here every Sunday. Experience the luxury in culture, folklore traditions and attractive national costumes. Take a walk through the many stands of home made goods, visit the local wine cellar attend Mass in the local church and lastly but not least enjoy the very attractive folk dances.
Day 3 Fish picnic -During this cruise you will see the three most beautiful islands of the Dubrovnik archipelago-Kolocep, Lopud and Sipan commonly known as the ELAFITI islands. The old legend of the islands is hidden in its name – about the old Greeks hunting for deer and subsequently naming the islands the Deer islands. Green islands are with gardens full of oranges and lemons and lovely seashore landscapes, charming and picturesque villages with harmonious architecture of summer manors; old seaman’s houses and little votive churches. On the boat trip also enjoy your lunch of grilled fish and wine while being entertained by our local musicians. Take a swim by the beautiful sand beach in Lopud Island.
Day 4 As we continue or trip towards Split we will make stops at The towns of Mali Ston and Veliki Ston, which guard the entrance to Peljecas Peninsula, were founded by the Dubrovnik Republic in the 14th century. These are lovely small urban communities, with a special flavor imparted to them by salt pans and oyster farms. Within their walls both towns reveal a small grid of streets built on a plan, which you now can explore.
At the arrival in Split explore the imaginative town of SPLIT that is more than a merely a part of Roman heritage. You will see the Diocletian’s Palace, the most preserved architectural creation from the 3rd and 4rd centuries.
Day 5 Cruise trip to the island of BRAC exploring the beautiful beach and also continue to the island of HVAR, the pearl in the string of many islands on the Adriatic coast. Free to swim and diving experience.
Arrive in Plitvice
Check in at the hotel. 2 overnights at 3 star hotel located in the immediate vicinity of the park.
Day 6 Explore the beautiful lake Region PLITVICE LAKES
The park harbours a grand collection of waterfalls, gallery of lakes, forest and diversity of animal life. The lakes are renowned for their distinctive colors, ranging from azure to green, grey or blue.
Day 7 We continue to explore the sixteen lakes which are formed by natural dams of travertine are separated into upper and lower lakes. About eight km of pathways and wooden walking trails around lakes are accessible to visitors. Trails are descending from an altitude of 636m to 503m above sea level.
Afternoon other possible activities such as: electric boat and train ride, cycling, skiing and rowing.
Day 8 Departure to the airport for your flight back home.