PILGRIMAGE TO HOLLAND, BELGIUM, GERMANY, LICHTENSTEIN & ITALY – Featuring Passion Play Oberammergau 2020
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Travel arrangements by QS Travel & Tours Inc. affiliate of Queen Syrena Travel Inc.
3055 Dundas St. W., #4, Mississauga, ON L5L 3R8. Tel. 905.412.3355 or 1-800-565-3619
LAND ONLY/FLIGHTS ADD ON OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE
Under spiritual guidance of Rev. Fr. Joe S. Selvanayagam Pastor, St. Mary of the Purification Parish, Mount Forest, Ontario
June 28 to July 10, 2020 13 days
Price: CA$5,290 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Toronto departure
Price: CA$5,490 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Montreal departure
Price: CA$5,590 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Vancouver/Calgary/Edmonton departure
Price: CA$4,290 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Land Only
ADD ON FLIGHT FROM OTHER CANADIAN CITIES AVAILABLE
Day 1- Jun 28 Sunday Depart Toronto to Amsterdam by direct flight
Day 2 -Jun 29 Monday Arrival in Amsterdam, capital of Holland. Amsterdam is known as Venice of the North, because of its lovely canals that criss-cross the city, its impressive architecture and more than 1,500 bridges. Tour of the city takes us to National Monument and Basilica of St Nicholas. Amsterdam canal cruise. Dinner and overnight n Amsterdam.
Day 3-June 30 Tuesday After breakfast we leave Amsterdam and travel to Cologne, En route stop at Kevelaer, Germany, the largest Catholic pilgrimage location within north-western Europe. Upon arrival in Cologne, Germany, we tour the city, enriched by some of Europe’s most striking churches, numerous museums, and one of the oldest universities in the world, Cologne is the Rhineland’s cultural heart. We will visit Cologne Cathedral, Hohenzollern Bridge, Roman Tower and Walls. Mass. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4-July 1 Wednesday In the morning, travel to Banneux, Belgium, the most popular pilgrimage destination in Belgium. Virgin Mary appeared here eight times in 1933 to 11 years old Mariette Beco. We enjoy city walking tour and visit to the Shrine of Virgin of Poor. Mass. Evening arrival in Aachen, Germany. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5-July 2 Thursday After breakfast, tour of the city of Aachen, Germany. We visit Aachen Cathedral, the oldest Cathedral in Europe. Also, it is the location of the tomb of Charles the Great (Charlemagne). Moreover, the Chapel of Saint Mary contains several relics.Mass. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6-July 3 Friday Morning, travel to Trier. Upon arrival, tour the city of Trier, Germany. The Cathedral of Trier was the first major church to be established in what is now Germany, and is the oldest standing cathedral in Europe east of France. In 1986 the church was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as part of the Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St. Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier. Mass. Dinner and overnight.
Day 7-July 4 Saturday After breakfast, travel to Walldurn, Germany. The story of Walldurn is not necessarily unique concerning Eucharistic Miracles. It seems that from time to time Our Lord manifests himself physically to us just in case we forget the significance of the Eucharist. Such was the case in 1330 while a priest, Fr. Heinrich Otto, was celebrating Mass here in Walldurn. Continue to Ulm for dinner and overnight.
Day 8-July 5 Sunday After breakfast, transfer to Oberammergau for 2020 Passion Play. Dinner and overnight in Oberammergau.
Day 9-July 6 Monday From Oberammergau area, we travel through picturesque Alps to the Principality of Lichteinstein, nestled between Switzerland and Austria, the official residence of the Prince of Lichtenstein. Liechtenstein is mainly mountainous, making it a winter sport destination. We admire Vaduz Castle and visit the Cathedral of St. Florin, built in 1874 on the site of earlier medieval foundations. Mass. Continue via Switzerland to Milan (Italy) for dinner and overnight.
Day 10-July 7 Tuesday Full day in Milan. Sightseeing panoramic tour of Milan takes us to the “La Scala” Opera House, Dominican convent Santa Maria delle Grazie and Basilica Sant’Ambrogio one of the Milan’s oldest churches. Guided tour of the Duomo, one of the biggest and grandest Gothic cathedrals in the world. Mass. Dinner and overnight in Milan.
Day 11-July 8 Wednesday After breakfast, we transfer to Padua, one of the oldest cities in Italy with the renowned University of Padua, almost 800 years old and famous, among other things, for having had Galileo among its lecturers. The highlight of the day is a visit of the Basilica of Saint Anthony. Built immediately after the death of the Franciscan monk in 1231, Basilica has been one of the most popular pilgrimage destinations for people from all over the world. Dinner and overnight in Venice.
Day 12-July 9 Thursday Full day in Venice, we relish the sights and sounds of this serene city including canal cruise by motor launch to St. Mark’s Square. We view the bridge of Sighs and Doge’s Palace. Dinner & overnight in Venice.
Day 13-July 10 Friday Transfer to airport in Venice and fly back to Toronto by direct flight
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