Every year more and more tourists are visiting BiH mountains. Tourists are attracted by excellent skiing facilities, stunning nature and reliable amount of snow.
And it is well known that going on the ski trip is often regarded as a therapy for the body and soul.
Mountains like Bjelašnica, Jahorina and Vlašić are the available for skiers who like a real challenge.
The skiing season in BiH normally starts in December and it reaches to the March and the snow is practically guaranteed. However, the latter in the season you ski, the better chances for the longer days with sunshine. In general BiH ski destinations are well equipped and the slopes are well maintained.
|Una National Park is defined by the unspoiled river that runs through it. Just an hour from Zagreb, the Una offers crystal clear water and world class river rafting.The River Una’s stunning waterfalls and white water rapids highlight Bosnia and Herzegovina’s newest National Park. The most famous waterfalls are those at Martin Brod, where the popular International Una Regatta, a kayaking competition, begins.|
Blagaj is a medieval town that lies twelve kilometers to the south of Mostar. It was called Boba by the Romans, but today locals know it as Stjepa-grad, as it is referred to in literature. A hill-fort of the Illyrian tribe Daorsi is supposed to have been there. Later it was a Roman fort. A new fortification was built in the 6th century on the ruins of the Roman one. This was mentioned by the Byzantine Emperor and chronicler Constantine Porhyrogenitus under the name of Buna.
There are many reasons why enthusiasts engage in mountain Climbing. This sport challenges an individual’s capabilities and skills; plus it is also a great way to be one with nature. Mountaineers also find Climbing as a form of relaxation and exercise.
Kraljeva Sutjeska (or Kraljeva Sutjeska = Royal Gorge) and the citadel at Bobovac were once the seat of two Bosnian kings, Tomas and Tvrtko, of the Kotromanic Dynasty. The last Bosnian queen, Saint Katarina, is mourned today by the local townswomen who still wear black scarves as part of the traditional dress. When the Ottomans conquered the fortress at Bobovac, Queen Katarina either fled or was exiled to Rome, never to return to Bosnia. It was reported that her children were taken to Istanbul, where her son converted to Islam and became a major figure in the Ottoman administration.
The places from witch we protect and spread the cultural and historical inheritance of the medieval Bosnian kingdom
Instead it is located in southern part of Bosnia Herzegovina, which used to be a former republic of Yugoslavia. Medjugorje is not located in Yugoslavia nor Croatia, such even today some people still think. Bosnia and Herzegovina is located in Southern Europe and it's capital city is Sarajevo. Bosnia and Herzegovina is surrounded by Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia. Medjugorje is located between the city (20 km) of Mostar and coastside of Adriatic sea (part across the Peljesac Peninsula). It's in relative close location to Croatian coastal cities of Dubrovnik and Split.
Medjugorje is a small town in south Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located on Bakan peninsula, in the southeastern Europe.
Bosnia and Herzegovina borders with Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro. It has an area of 51,129 square kilometers, and is almost landlocked except for the 26 kilometers of the Adriatic Sea coastline, around the country’s town Neum.
Official languages in Bosnia and Herzegovina are Croatian, Bosnian and Serbian. The country’s capital is Sarajevo.
The parish was founded in late 1892 and is dedicated to St. James the Apostle, protector of pilgrims.
Medjugorje currently inhabits about 4300 residents.
I have tried with this FAQ to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about Medjugorje. The answers are made to be short, simple and to the point. I did not want to make this page too lengthy. I hope that you find it useful. Please also realize that this page is not meant to be a catechesis on the Catholic faith. There is lots of information available which explains our rich Catholic Faith. Rather, these questions focus more directly on Medjugorje. Please also refer to our page "About Medjugorje".