The magnificent ambience of the Croatian mythical mountain Velebit and direct contact with nature provides all the believers on this pilgrimage with a spiritually enriching experience that is difficult to describe afterward. On the feast of Our Lady, the faithful pilgrimage to the church of Our Lady on Veliki Rujan, a votive shrine of the Velebit population and hikers, located on the highest plateau of Velebit (900 MAMSL). Upon returning from the pilgrimage a big celebration traditionally held on the Starigrad waterfront awaits the pilgrims and all other guests of the Paklenica Riviera in Starigrad-Paklenica. After enriching the soul, this is the perfect opportunity to soothe the body by tasting delicious local dishes and enjoying music and dancing.
The feast of the assumption The pilgrimage to the church of Our Lady on Veliki Rujan