Passion Play Pilgrimage to Oberammergau & Amsterdam

Under The Spiritual Direction Of Fr. Juan Mendez & Fr. Nathan Libaire
12 DAYS
FROM $4,699

Date

May 26 – June 6, 2022

Activity Level

Moderate – High

Book By

2 / 19 / 2022

Group Limit

30

Pilgrimage Overview

Join us on a pilgrimage to Amsterdam, Belgium, Brussels, Cologne and finally Oberammergau where we will join pilgrims from all over the world traveling to see the Passion Play that only happens once in a decade.

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All new travel bookings automatically come with our Book with Confidence Travel Plan*—free of charge. This plan gives pilgrims the ability to move their booking to another destination or simply a different available departure date in our vast travel portfolio, no questions asked. They just need to let us know 120 days* before departure and we’ll waive all penalties and get them booked on a new pilgrimage.

*The Book with Confidence Travel Plan allows for any new booking made with Holy Land Travel Center to be changed to a different destination or to another available departure date. Notice of change in travel plans must be given 120 days before departure; standard cancellation penalties will apply for full cancellation without rebooking or changes made within 120 days to departure. Applicable price and eligible promotions for the new tour will apply; if new trip is less expensive, a future travel credit will be issued for the difference in price. Cannot be applied to Passion Play Pilgrimages. No cash value. Credit is fully transferable. Offer reliant on space availability. Effective 10.7.2020. May be withdrawn at any time. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details.

Itinerary

Itinerary

DAY 1
Depart USA

Board your overnight transatlatic flight for Amsterdam.

DAY 2
Arrive Amsterdam

Upon arrival in Amsterdam, we are met by our HLTC representative who will remain with us for the duration of the tour. We continue to our hotel for overnight.

DAY 3
Amsterdam

Today we enjoy a walking tour of Amsterdam, known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses. Free time for lunch before we take our canal cruise and enjoy the views as we glide along the city’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed canals.

DAY 4
Travel to Amsterdam

Today we travel to the beautiful city of Brussels, capital of Belgium. Free evening on our own.

DAY 5
Brussels, Banneaux, Cologne

After breakfast at your hotel enjoy a sightseeing tour of Brussesls with its diverse architecture. See the Grand Palace, the main attraction in the city center. The square is dominated by the Flamboyant Town Hall, the Neo-Gothic Breadhouse and the Baroque guildhalls of the Guils of Bruseels and the famous Manneken Pis (exterior views only.) Afterward, continue to Germany, stopping in Banneux- Notrre Dame, also known as the Belgian Lourdes. Upon arrival, you will visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Banneux. In 1933, the Blessed Mother appeared to twelve-year old Mariette Boco as the ‘Virgin of the Poor.’ We will visit the Chapel adoring the site of the apparition and celebrate Mass as the Shrine (subject to confirmation). Have some free time for independent lunch. Continue on to Cologne and check in to the hotel upon arrival.

DAY 6
Cologne, Aachen

After breakfast at your hotel depart for Aachen. Tour of Aachen Cathedral and the Gothic Marian Shrine which houses the swaddling clothes of Jesus, the loincloth of the Lord, the cloth for John the Baptist’s head and the Blessed Virgin’s Cloak. Celebrate Mass at the Cathedral and have some free time for meditation and prayer. Return to Cologne for lunch on your own. Afterward, enjoy a guided tour of Cologne’s Cathedral and two of the Romanesque churches that survived World War II. The cathedral was built to house the relics of the Three Magi, and immediately became a major pilgrimage site. Included in your visit is the Cathedral Treasury that contains the staff that belonged to St. Peter. Nearby is the Church of St. Andreas containing the remnants of St. Albert the Great, teacher of St. Thomas Aquinas.

DAY 7
Cologne, Heidelberg

After breakfast at your hotel, start the day with a boat ride on the Rhine River from Koblenz to Rudesheim enjoying the scenery along the Rhine River. (subject to weather conditions). Continue to Rudesheim for lunch on your own, later we’ll continue for a visit to Schoenstatt Pilgrimage Shrine dedicated to the Blessed Virgin where we will celebrate Mass (subject to confirmation). Continue to Heidelberg.

DAY 8
Heidelberg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber

After breakfast at your hotel, enjoy a guided tour of Heidelberg to include Hapstrasse, Market place, Church of the Holy Spirit, Students jail, Heidelberg castle. Mass at local church (subject to confirmation.) After lunch on your own continue to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Take a guided tour through this picturesque town straight from the Middle Ages, preserved with dedication and skill. Rothenburg has withstood the ravages of time and war and gives us a unique glimpse into the past. Its city walls, its lovely wood-framed houses, its town square with the famous St. James Cathedral famous for its wooden altar representing the last supper. Return to Heidelberg for overnight.

DAY 9
Heidelberg, Oberammergau

After breakfast at your hotel depart Heidelberg and travel south to Andech Monastery. You’ll stop en-route for lunch on your own. Afterward, enjoy a guided tour of Andech Monastery which has been a center of pilgrimages from the 13th century, known also as the Holy Mountain. Mass at the Monastery (subject to confirmation.) We’ll continue to Oberammergau for overnight.

DAY 10
Oberammergau

After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to Ettal Benedictine Abbey for Mass (subject to confirmation.) We’ll return to Oberammergau for our Passion Play.

DAY 11
Oberammergau, Munich

After breakfast at your hotel, we travel to Wieskirche, a Baroque masterpiece built in the 18th century as a pilgrimage church to the ‘Scourged Savior in the Wies Meadow.,’ today, the Wieskirche is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We celebrate Mass here before continuing to Neuschwanstein to visit the fairytale castles built by “Mad” King Ludwig II. With its turrets and mock-medievalism and interior styles ranging from Byzantine through Romanesque to Gothic, the castle is a real-life fairytale fantasy come true. After lunch on your own, depart for Munich, the capital of Bavaria. Dinner and overnight in Munich.

DAY 12
Depart Germany

Prepare for your departure to the airport and your return flights home with memories for a lifetime.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 4-5 Star Hotels
  • Roundtrip Flights
  • Air-conditioned Motor Coach
  • Local tour Guide
  • One Checked Bag
  • Accommodations (based on double occupancy)

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

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