Day 1 – Sep 21
Early afternoon departure from Edmonton to Prague.
Day 2 – Sep 22
Afternoon arrival in Prague. Transfer to our hotel, some time for rest, dinner and overnight.
Day 3 – Sep 23
Full day in beautiful Prague. We visit the Church of Our Lady of Victory to see the renowned statue of the Infant Jesus of Prague and celebrate Mass. We visit the Old Town by the way of Golden Lane and then go to the Lesser Town to see the medieval Charles Bridge. We also see St. Nikolas Church, the Astronomic Clock and the Castle District where we tour St. Vitus Cathedral, St. George’s Basilica and Wenceslas Square. Some free time in the afternoon for leisure. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 -Sep 24
After breakfast we travel to Budapest, the capital of Hungary. En route we stop in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia where we visit the old town and St. Martin’s Cathedral to celebrate Mass (time permitting). Continue to Budapest for dinner and overnight.
Day 5 – Sep 25
Full day in Budapest. Our tour of Budapest includes views of the 13th century Matthias Church, the Citadel on Mt. Gellert, the Royal Castle, the Parliament, Hero’s Square and the St. Stephen Basilica. Mass in one of the churches in Budapest. Evening dinner cruise on the river Danube.
Day 6 – Sep 26
This morning we travel to Zagreb, the capital city of Croatia. Upon arrival Mass and tour of Zagreb which 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 7 – Sep 27
After breakfast we travel to Medjugorje. En route we stop in Split and visit fortress like complex of Diocletian’s Palace and beautiful old city full of churches, shops, bars and cafes. Continue to Medjugorje. Mass, dinner and overnight.
Day 8 – Sep 28
Full day in Medjugorje. Time to visit Apparition Mountain, the Stations of the Cross and pray at “Blue Cross”, a place of great healings and graces. Mass, time for individual prayer, dinner and overnight.
Day 9 – Sep 29
Another full day in Medjugorie. Mass, time for individual prayer and reflection. For those interested optional trip to Dubrovnik, one of the most beautiful towns in the Mediterranean in Croatia. We visit the mediaeval old town surrounded by walls, we see Bell Tower, Pile Gate, Onofrio Fountain and Placa Stradun. Late afternoon return to our hotel in Medjugorje for dinner and overnight.
Day 10 – Sep 30
This morning we are transferred to the airport in Sarajevo for a flight to Edmonton. Evening arrival.