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On the Track of Franciscan Monasteries

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6 Hours
Availability : Whole year
Mostar or Međugorje
Mostar or Međugorje
Min Age : 3+
Max People : 30
Tour Details

Take a tour to history and learn historical and cultural role, and the wealth of the treasure that lies behind the Franciscan Monasteries in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Departure & Return Location

Mostar or Međugorje

Departure Time

09:00 am

Price Includes

  • Professional authorized guide
  • Private tour

Price Excludes

  • Lunch (optional, 10 € per person)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Getting Arround

  • Car transfer
  • Walking

Passport Required

  • No
Highlights
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Step back in time on a history tour
Itinerary

Location 1Franciscan monastery in Mostar

Tour begins by visiting Franciscan monastery with a 107 meters high bell-tower and the church of St. Peter and Paul in Mostar. It continues with library that contains more than 50 000 old documents being one of the largest libraries in Herzegovina.

Driving towards Siroki Brijeg, follows by sightseeing of Franciscan monastery and church. Together with interesting monastery premises and the preserved furniture, within this building complex there are the monastery treasure and rich church artefacts, old books and manuscripts collected and preserved by the Franciscans. Gallery is the part of the monastery numbering 4500 works of art.

Possibility to organise lunch in one of local restaurant, and to enjoy traditional dishes to get a real taste of the country’s finest cousine.

Location 2Široki Brijeg

Driving towards Siroki Brijeg, follows by sightseeing of Franciscan monastery and church. Together with interesting monastery premises and the preserved furniture, within this building complex there are the monastery treasure and rich church artefacts, old books and manuscripts collected and preserved by the Franciscans. Gallery is the part of the monastery numbering 4500 works of art.

Possibility to organise lunch in one of local restaurant, and to enjoy traditional dishes to get a real taste of the country’s finest cousine.

Location 3Monastery Gorica

Driving further toward Livno to visit Monastery Gorica. The church and the old library numbering 30 000 books, together with the monastery and the church, it has been proclaimed as cultural heritage under the state protection. The gallery of the monastery consists of several collections; the sacred, archaeological, numismatic, ethnographic ones and the collection of old arms. For the lovers of art, the paintings of one of the greatest Bosnian and Herzegovinian painters Gabrijel Jurkić are exhibited, depicting the history of the Livno region and the geography of its green fields.

The journey continues by visiting Humac. Monastery of St Anthony of Padua, the oldest museum in Bosnia and Herzegovina, that keeps the artefacts from the Stone Age until the present day. The Humac tablet is the oldest preserved stone document in the Croatian language in the area of the today’s Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Location 4Waterfall Kravice

Short break at Waterfall Kravice – unique part of Herzegovinian scenery.

Arrival to Medjugorje follows by general orientation tour with visiting church of St. James and learning how this small Herzegovina village has become the second largest Catholic pilgrimage site in the world.

Return to Mostar.

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