Millions of Catholics believe that the Virgin Mary appeared in front of a group of children in Medjugorje in 1981. On this full-day tour from Dubrovnik you’ll visit Apparition Hill, where more than a million pilgrims make their way each year.
What to Expect
Međugorje is a unique place in the modern world. Since 1981, it has become a popular site of religious pilgrimage due to reports of apparitions of the Virgin Mary to 6 local Catholics. It is believed that the Virgin Mary appeared to a group of children in 1981.
Due to these apparitions, this simple village parish has become a gathering place for a multitude of pilgrims from around the world and one of the biggest prayer centers anywhere. Innumerable witnesses attest that they have found faith and peace in Medjugorje.
On this excursion you will have the opportunity to visit Apparition Hill and attend mass at the local parish church.
Our Lady of Medjugorje has a strong following among Catholics worldwide. The town has become one of the most popular pilgrimage sites for Catholics in the world and has turned into the 3rd-most important apparition site in Europe, visited annually by more than 1 million people. It has been estimated that 30 million pilgrims have come to Medjugorje since the apparitions were first report in 1981.
Many pilgrims have reported experiencing visual phenomena such as the sun changing color or spinning in the sky. The Medjugorje apparitions have not been approved by officials of the Catholic Church.
Hotel pick-up and drop off is provided. The exact pick-up time depends on the location of your hotel.
Know Before You Go
Children up to 12 years can join the tour free of charge. Passport is obligatory.