Afternoon departure from Toronto to Munich, Germany.
Morning arrival in Munich. Our panoramic tour of Munich will include the 17th century Nymphenburg Palace and Marienplatz with the Old and New Town Hall and the Gothic Frauenkirche.. Transfer to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
Morning we travel to the picturesque village of Oberammergau. In the afternoon and evening we 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 back drop, world renown for the costumes & music presentation, performed by more than 2,000 citizens.
Altötting - Prague
Today we travel to Prague, the capital of Czech Republic. En route we stop in Altötting, a small Bavarian town famous for the Chapel of Grace. Continue to Prague for dinner and overnight.
Full day in beautiful Prague. We visit the Church of Our Lady of Victory, and see the renowned statue of the Infant Jesus of Prague. We visit the Old Town and then go to the Lesser Town to see the medieval Charles Bridge. We also see St. Nikolas Church, the Astronomic Clock, Wenceslas Square and the Castle District with St. Vitus Cathedral and St. George’s Basilica. Some free time in the afternoon for shopping and rest. Dinner and overnight in Prague.
This morning we travel to Krakow in Poland. En route we visit Czestochowa – the site of Poland’s greatest shrine – Our Lady of Czestochowa, also known as the “Black Madonna”, a pilgrimage destination that goes back to the 14th century. Continue to Krakow for dinner and overnight.
Morning excursion to the world-famous salt mines in Wieliczka. Afternoon we travel to Auschwitz, the notorious Nazi concentration camp. Return to Krakow for dinner and overnight.
Lagiewniki - Krakow
This morning we visit Lagiewniki – world known as “Divine Mercy Shrine”. This is where St. Faustyna had numerous visions of Christ, who told her to keep a diary of their encounters, during which he spoke to her of the Divine Mercy. We visit the convent of St. Faustyna, her tomb and relics. After lunch we explore Krakow’s Old Town. We visit the Market Square where we hear the silver trumpet of the bugler form the tower of St. Mary’s Church. Many of the buildings in the Old Town are over 700 years old and include marvels such as the Town Hall Tower, the Cloth Hall and most of all the Wawel Royal Castle. free time for leisure before returning to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Wadowice - Budapest
(Time Permitting) Visit Wadowice, birthplace of Pope John Paul II. Departure to Budapest, capital of Hungary. Evening cruise on Danube river, dinner and overnight.
Our sightseeing tour of Budapest starts with a view of the 13th century Matthias Church, the Citadel on Mt. Gellert, the Royal Castle, the Parliament, Hero’s Square and the St. Stephen Basilica. Afternoon some free time for leisure. Dinner and overnight in Budapest.
Today we travel to Vienna, the capital of Austria. Our tour of Vienna takes us to St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Opera and the Schonbrunn Palace. Dinner and overnight.
Mariazell - Zagreb
Morning departure by bus to visit Mariazell, the most important pilgrimage destination in Austria and one of the most visited shrines in Europe. Continue to Zagreb, capital of Croatia. Dinner & overnight.
Zagreb - Medjugorje
Morning tour of Zagreb takes us to the thousand-year old Gornji grad with the Presidential Palace, the iconic St. Mark’s Church, the Croatian parliament and the 19th century Dolnji grad. Continue by motorcoach to Medjugorje for dinner and overnight.
Full day in Medjugorje. Visit the famous mountain of the Stations of the Cross, the Rosary Mountain and “Blue Cross”, a place of healings and grace. Mass, time for individual prayer, dinner & overnight.
Departure to Canada
This morning we are transferred to Sarajevo airport for a flight back to Toronto. Afternoon arrival
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COST $5,995.00 INCLUDES:
air transportation from Toronto (unless specified otherwise), all airport taxes and surcharges
hotel accommodation first class or superior tourist class and special accommodation in private houses in Oberammergau area based on double occupancy – single supplement $900.00
tickets to Passion Play with text book
2 meals daily (breakfast and dinner)
all sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide
NOT INCLUDED IN THE COST OF THE TOUR:
meals not specified,
all tips to guides, bus drivers, in restaurants & hotels.
**THE ITINERARY IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND MAY VARY IN THE ORDER YOU VISIT**