Day 1 – Sep 09
Evening departure from Toronto to Zurich.
Day 2 – Sep 10
Morning arrival in Zurich. Transfer to our hotel in Einsiedeln. Upon arrival we visit the mediaeval Shrine of Our Lady of Hermits. Mass, dinner and overnight.
Day 3 – Sep 11
This morning we visit Lucerne where our sightseeing tour takes us to Lion Monument by B. Thorvaldsen, the Cathedral of St. Leodegar and the Kapellbrucke, old bridge originally built in 1333. Some free time for leisure before returning to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 4 – Sep 12
Today we travel to Neuschwanstein to visit the fairy-tale castle of King Ludwig II of Bavaria. Mass, dinner and overnight in Kempten.
Day 5 – Sep 13
After breakfast we travel to Oberammergau to participate in the Passion Play performed every 10 years in this small town. This wonderful spectacle of pageantry takes place indoors and outdoors where the sky and mountains are the backdrop. It’s world renown for the costumes and music presentation, performed by more than 2,000 citizens. Dinner and overnight in special accommodation in Oberammergau or its surroundings.
Day 6 – Sep 14
After breakfast we are transferred to the airport in Munich for a flight to Split in Croatia. Transfer to our hotel in Medjugorje for dinner and overnight.
Day 7 – Sep 15
Full day in Medjugorje. We visit and pray at the Apparition Hill and “Blue Cross”, a place of great healings and graces. Free time, Mass, dinner and overnight.
Day 8 – Sep 16
Another full day in Medjugorje. Time to visit the Cross Mountain, Mass, time for individual prayer, dinner and overnight. For those interested an optional tour to Dubrovnik, one of the most beautiful towns in the Mediterranean, where we visit the mediaeval old town surrounded by walls, we see Bell Tower, Pile Gate, Onofrio Fountain and Placa Stradun. Return to Medjugorje for dinner and overnight.
Day 9 – Sep 17
This morning we travel to Zagreb, the capital city of Croatia. Upon arrival our tour of Zagreb takes us to the thousand-year old Gornji grad (Upper Town) with the Presidential Palace, the iconic St Mark’s Church, the Croatian parliament (Sabor) and the 19th century Dolnji grad (Lower Town). Dinner and overnight.
Day 10 – Sep 18
After breakfast we are transferred to the airport for a flight back to Toronto. Afternoon arrival.