Split - Međugorje - Dubrovnik
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Private transfer Split to Dubrovnik via Medjugorje
Every summer You get asked how can I get from Split to Dubrovnik. We already know that private transfer from Split to Dubrovnik is the best solution. Then You are thinking, when I will already go to Dubrovnik, maybe is the smart move to see something on the way. In that case You are on the right place. Maci Tours, private Croatian transfer service has the best solution for that.
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MaciTours is a Croatian transfer service which offers the best prices for a private Croatia transfer. MaciTours has at its disposal a fleet of luxurious and premium vehicles that will make your transfer as comfortable as possible.
Dubrovnik is located some 229 km from Split and the duration of your transfer is 2.5h -- 3h.
While travelling from Split to Dubrovnik via Medjugorje, you may want to visit also Mostar. If you want to visit the famous Medjugorje pilgrimage site and old town of Mostar book a private transfer Split to Dubrovnik via Herzegovina.
How to get from Split to Dubrovnik via Medjugorje?
Travel between Split and Dubrovnik via Medjugorje is probably one of the most popular route in Croatia. Like we mentioned above, one of the best and easiest ways to get from Split to Dubrovnik is book a private transfer from Split to Dubrovnik via Medjugorje. Private transfer between Split and Dubrovnik via Medjugorje You can book easily in less then one minute using our booking form. After You have made a successful booking You don't need to worry about anything.
Alternatively, there is a bus which goes from Split to Medjugorje and from Medjugorje to Dubrovnik but that ride will last about 08h00m, sometimes even more, so in one day it is very hard to do that.
A few facts about Medjugorje
Medjugorje is s a town located in south-western Bosnia and Herzegovina, about 25 km (16 mi) southwest of Mostar and 20 km (12 mi) east of the border with Croatia.
The name Međugorje literally means "between mountains".
In the area of the cemetery in Miletina, structures from the Roman era stood, whose ruins have not yet been fully excavated.
Until 1878 part of the Ottoman Empire it became part of Austria-Hungary.
66 Catholic friars of the Franciscanorder were killed by the communists, mostly at the end of the war, including 30 friars at SirokiBrijeg near Medjugorje.
Since 1981, it has become a popular site of Catholic pilgrimagedue to Our Lady of Međugorje, an alleged series of apparitions of the Virgin Maryto six local childrenthat are still happening to this day.
"Most Blessed Virgin Mary", "Queen of Peace" and "Mother of God" are words the apparition has allegedly introduced herself with.
The Peace Rosary, also known as the Peace Chaplet of Medjugorje or Workers Chaplet, is recommended for regular prayer by Our Lady of Medjugorje. The Chaplet later became a basis for a prayer for the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, known as the Chaplet in Honour of the Holy Spiritand translated into many languages.
The messages attributed to Our Lady of Medjugorje have a strong following among Catholics worldwide and Medjugorje has hence become one of the most popular pilgrimage sites for Catholics in the world and has turned into Europe's third most important apparition site, where each year more than 1 million people visit.
It has been estimated that 30 million pilgrims have come to Međugorje since the reputed apparitions began in 1981 and on May 12, 2019, the Vatican officially authorized pilgrimage to Medjugorje.
What to visit while in Medjugorje
While in Medjugorje, you can visit Saint James church and offer your prayer to the Virgin Mary, behind which stands a statue called Jesus leaving The Cross, a popular tourist attraction.
There are also organised pilgrimages to the Cross at Križevac hill, where the apparitions first took place in 1981.
These pilgrimages involve a lot of hiking, over steep terrain, but from the top of the Križevac hill you have a great view of the surrounding area.
There is also a statue of the Virgin Mary on top of the hill, where many people come to offer their prayers and seek healing.
A few facts about Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik was founded in the 7^th^ century by refugees from the Greek colony of Epidaurum and was initially under Byzantine rule.
Between the 14^th^ and 17^th^ centuries, Dubrovnik was a free state, whose merchant fleet traded as far as America in the West and India in the North.
This small aristocratic republic was among the first in Europe to adopt modern laws, establish a medical service, one of the oldest pharmacies in Europe and the first European regulations for quarantine.
The Republic of Ragusa, as it was called, was famous for its diplomacy and was involved in the American Revolution, a fact few people know.
The city is also famous for giving several important scientists, such asJoseph Boscovich who produced a precursor of atomic theory and who also discovered the absence of atmosphere on the Moon and Marino Gethaldi, a pioneer in making conic lenses, who met and regularly corresponded withGalileo Galilei.
What to visit while in Dubrovnik
In the bay of Dubrovnik there is a wooded island of Lokrum, where according to legend, Richard the Lionheart, King of England, was cast ashore after being shipwrecked in 1192. The island also includes a fortress and a naturist beach.
Dubrovnik's main public beach, is home to the Eastwest Beach Club. There is also Copacabana Beach, a stony beach on the Lapad peninsula, named after the popular beach in Rio de Janeiro.
The 31-metre-high Dubrovnik Bell Tower, built in 1444, is one of the symbols of the free city state of Ragusa.
A feature of Dubrovnik is its walls, which run almost 2 kilometres (1.2 miles) around the city. The walls are 4 to 6 metres (13--20 feet). This system of turrets and towers were intended to protect the vulnerable city.
The walls of Dubrovnik have also been a popular filming location for the fictional city of King's Landing in the HBO television series, Game of Thrones, as well as parts of the film Star Wars: The Last Jedi, in which Dubrovnik was used as the setting for the casino city of Canto Bight.
08:00 - Pickup and departure from your accomodation in Split.
09:00 - Coffee break at Rašćane Rest Stop, enjoy in your coffee with unforgetable view.
11:00 - Explore Međugorje, enjoy cuisine of local restaurants (lunch paid by the guests).
14:30 - Our journey to Dubrovnik from Međugorje begins.
17:00 - We arrive at your accomodation adress in Dubrovnik.
• Pick up in Split and drop off in Dubrovnik with Medjugorje (or vice versa)
• Comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
• Professional knowledgeable English speaking driver
• All cost related to the vehicle -- gas, parking, highway tolls
• All costs related to the driver
• Available Wi-Fi in the vehicle
• 0.5l bottle of water per passenger
Dubrovnik has its own international airport, located approximately 20 km (12 mi) southeast of Dubrovnik city centre.
Buses connect the airport with the Dubrovnik old main bus station in the town of Gruž.
In addition, a network of modern, local buses connects all Dubrovnik neighbourhoods running frequently from dawn to midnight.