Your pilgrimage begins with an overnight flight to Vienna. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board.
You will be transported to your hotel to unpack and relax before joining the other pilgrims for dinner.
Celebrate Mass at St. Stephen’s Cathedral. See the Hofburg Palace, the Capuchin Church, St. Charles Church, and the Belvedere Palace. Drive around Ringstrasse, and tour Schönbrunn Palace.
Drive along the Danube River through the Wachau Valley on your way to Melk. Celebrate Mass at Melk Abbey, and then drive along the picturesque Austrian Lake District en route to Salzburg.
Day 5July 17Salzburg
Celebrate Mass at the Shrine of Maria Plain. Tour the Mirabell Gardens and Getreidegasse. See Hohensalzburg Castle, the fountain in Residenzplatz square, and St. Peter’s Abbey. Enjoy a free afternoon.
Day 6July 18Altotting
Visit the Silent Night Chapel and the hometown of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. In Altotting, celebrate Mass in the Chapel of Mercy, one of Germany’s famous shrines and home to a miraculous statue of Mary.
Day 7July 19Oberammergau
After breakfast, we will celebrate Mass and continue to Oberammergau. Following lunch (included) we will make our way to the world famous theatre to attend the performance of a lifetime, the 42nd Oberammergau Passion Play.
Act I : 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Intermission: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm; enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.
Act II: 8:00pm - 10:30pm
Day 8July 20Munich
Following breakfast we will make our way to the Ettal. When approaching Ettal you will see The majestic dome of the Ettal Basilica . After Mass, enjoy lunch on your own, and then continue through Bavaria to explore King Ludwig II of Bavaria's majestic castle, Neuschwanstein Castle. Continue on Munich to relax before dinner and overnight.
Day 9July 21Munich
Visit the Glockenspiel and the twin-towered church, Frauenkirche. Continue on Ludwigstrasse to see historical monuments, the Residenz, and the Hofgarten. Celebrate Mass, and enjoy a free afternoon.
Day 10July 22Depart Munich
Say “Auf Wiedersehen” and revel in the memories as the bus transports you to the airport for your flight home.