Morning arrival in Munich. We are transferred to Augsburg, one of Germany’s oldest cities. We revel in the beauty of its center: medieval guild houses, the 11th-century St. Mary's cathedral and the onion-domed Sankt Ulrich und Afra abbey. Dinner and overnight.
After breakfast we visit Neuschwanstein and the fairy-tale castle of King Ludwig II of Bavaria. Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
Oberammergau Passion Play
This 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 and music presentation, performed by more than 2,000 citizens. Dinner and overnight.
After breakfast we travel to Einsiedeln in Switzerland. Upon arrival we visit the mediaeval Shrine of Our Lady of Hermits. Dinner and overnight.
This morning we travel to 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.
Today we travel to Innsbruck and its surroundings. We visit Absam, Austrian pilgrimage destination with a basilica commemorating Marian apparition. Continue to Seefeld to see the Seekirchl church with its miraculous cross on the main altar. Some free time in Innsbruck, dinner and overnight.
La Salette - Turin
After breakfast we travel to Salzburg in Austria. Our tour of the city includes views of the Residence, the Carillon, the Cathedral, the Franciscan Church and Mozart Square. Dinner and overnight.
Munich - Split
This morning we are transferred to the airport in Munich for a flight to Split in Croatia. Upon arrival in Split we visit fortress like complex of Diocletian's Palace and beautiful old city full of churches, shops and cafes. Continue to Medjugorje for dinner and overnight.
Full day in Medjugorje. Time to visit the famous mountain of the Stations of the Cross, the Rosary Mountain and “Blue Cross”, a place of healings and graces. Mass, time for individual prayer, dinner and overnight.
Medjugorje - optional Dubrovnik
Another full day in Medjugorje. For those interested an optional tour 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. Return to Medjugorje for sinner and overnight.
Another full day in Medjugorie, time for individual prayer and reflection. Mass, dinner and overnight
Return to Canada
This morning we are transferred to the airport for a flight back to Toronto. Afternoon arrival.
PILGRIMAGE TO GERMANY, AUSTRIA, SWITZERLAND, CROATIA, MEDJUGORJE
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