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Monastery and Museum
The Franciscan Monastery Museum and the church of Our Lady of the Angels
The Franciscan monastery with the church of the Assumption, which were built in 1470 with the support of the Republic of Dubrovnik and alms of the people, are located on an attractive viewpoint west of Orebić, in Podgorje. The fortified monastery served as a shelter in case of danger. According to tradition, the monastery and church were built in the place where wonders happened. The painting of the Blessed Lady and the miraculous crucifix from the island of Badija. Inside the monastery there is a museum containing valuable items.
Category: Temple Church Mosque, Museum Art Palace,
Podgorje, Orebić 20250
42.977669, 017.153370 (42°58’39.6″N, 017°09’12.1″E)
In the vicinity of the Franciscan monastery is the Captain’s cemetery and a beautiful vantage point overlooking the Korčula and Orebić.
GPS coordinates: 42.977669, 017.153370 (42°58’39.6″N, 017°09’12.1″E)
Address: Podgorje, Orebić 20250
The Franciscan Monastery Museum and the Church of Our Lady of the Angels are situated on the top of the hill in Podgorje, near Orebić – about 2km (right next to the Captain’s cemetery).
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do franjevačkog samostana i crkve Gospe od anđela koje se nalaze na vrhu brda u Podgorju, nedaleko od Orebića – oko 2km (odmah pored kapetanskog groblja). Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema franjevačkom samostanu i crkvi Gospe od anđela koje se nalaze na vrhu brda u Podgorju, nedaleko od Orebića – oko 2km (odmah pored kapetanskog groblja). Hvala!
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