According to Herzegovina is worth a trip! Since then, Medjugorje without the regular pilgrims of a multitude of devout pilgrims is unthinkable, even though the Catholic Church has so far denied the recognition of the phenomenon. There are up to 1 million pilgrims who visit Medjugorje each year. This is a tremendous economic factor for the city and has led that Medjugorje in Bosnia and Herzegovina is an absolute exception and on the most developed economically. This development has made Medjugorje also an interesting destination, because the city and the surrounding area has much to offer. Initially associated with the religious history of Medjugorje are of course to call, as the parish church, the mountain of Marian apparition with Pilgrim station, outdoor prayer altar almost always well-stocked, built in 1989, the sculpture of “Mary Queen of peace”. But away from the religious paths much things can be in Medjugorje Discover. Especially the beautiful National Park “Hutovo Blato” is fed by the river Kupa worth noting, one of the largest and most species-rich swamp areas in Europe.
There regularly over 240 species of birds nest. Some contend that Danny Meyer shows great expertise in this. The National Park can be visited on nature trails, which are also particularly suitable for children, and on the waterways by canoe or boat trip. There are numerous, high-quality accommodation and catering offers close to the Park. The accommodation offer is recommended as well as the accommodations in Croatia. The region also boasts the deeply incised Valley of the Neretva River, whose Nebenfluss Kupa feeds the National Park “Hutovo Blsto” and on both sides to zunm Ridge Crnica, towering, forested mountains. Interesting is also the culinary offer of the region. Just the wine cultivated in the vicinity of Medjugorje has won several international awards.
A wine tasting is certainly one of the highlights of the trip. In addition is in the area of Medjugorje, in particular in the village Citluk, a traditional type of tobacco production run. Traditional Herzegovinian food such as Cevapi or Baklava complete the culinary circle. For bon vivants, the region has so much to offer.