Mostar – Vrelo Bune – Počitelj – Grand Tour to the nearby country B&H
* PASSPORT REQUIRED
Meeting point of this excursion in front of the Sirena Travel Agency (Dioklecijanova 1. str) in the early morning hours. Departure from Split and transfer by the high category vehicle along the Adriatic highway to Makarska Riviera, accompanied by Sirena tour escort. Driving through the Biokovo mountain via Vrgorac to Mostar.
Mostar: is the city where the Eastern and the Western civilizations meet. It has been enlisted as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Mostar is a famous cultural and economic centre of Herzegovina. Its name derives from the word which referred to the bridge guardians (most = bridge; mostar – bridge guardian). Mostar is well known for its famous Old bridge built in the 16th century, which connects the two river banks of an extraordinary beauty. Every day there is an attractive show for the visitors – courageous young men jump from the middle of the Old Bridge into the Neretva river. The bridge was destroyed in 1993 and it was rebuilt in 2004. Vrelo Bune: Driving continues towards the biggest karst river spring in Europe – Vrelo Bune. It is situated in the vicinity of the village-town Blagaj, 8 km from Mostar. Free time for lunch and break at Vrelo Bune – a unique place to relax and enjoy. Počitelj: Driving back along the delta of the Neretva river where we stop for a short photo break in Počitelj, the stony jewel of Herzegovina. It was founded by the Croatian king Tvrtko by the end of the 14th century while in the middle of the 15th century it was transformed into the fortress. By the end of the same century, after the Ottoman conquest, Počitelj was even more fortified. It has many important and interesting historical sights as: Gavran – Captain’s Tower (15th cent.), Hadži – Alija Mosque (16th cent.), Medresa (Muslim religious high school), Turkish bath, Sahat-tower, city walls fortified with towers, the oldest international art colony in the southeastern Europe. We continue along the Adriatic coast to Split.