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Following the reports that Our Lady of Lourdes had appeared to Bernadette Soubirous on a total of eighteen occasions, Lourdes has developed into a major place of Roman Catholic pilgrimage and of alleged miraculous healings. The 150th Jubilee of the first apparition took place on 11 February 2008 with an outdoor mass attended by approximately 45,000 pilgrims.

Today Lourdes has a population of around 15,000 but is able to take in some 5,000,000 pilgrims and tourists every season.


"Our Lady of Međugorje" (visit here to hear audio pronunciation of Međugorje) is the title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary by those who believe that she has been appearing since 24 June 1981 to six people in Međugorje (then part of socialist Yugoslavia).

The visionary Marija Lunetti (Pavlovic) claims to receive messages from the Virgin Mary on the twenty-fifth of every month,while Mirjana Soldo (Dragicevic) reports receiving messages on the second of the month.


It was the birthplace of St. Francis, who founded the Franciscan religious order in the town in 1208, and St. Clare (Chiara d'Offreducci), the founder of the Poor Sisters, which later became the Order of Poor Clares after her death. Saint Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows of the 19th century was also born in Assisi.

Florence is one of the most preferred foreign pilgrims destinations. Many Churches, many abbacies, many relevant historical locations. This tuscany city is mostly choosen for marriage and ceremonies. Many companies, such as QualcosadiBlu, provide full services from photography to wedding planning in Tuscany.