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PILGRIMAGE TO AUSTRIA, GERMANY, CZECH REPUBLIC AND POLAND
– Featuring Passion Play Oberammergau 2020
Pastor of St. Raphael’s Parish, Burlington, Ontario
August 03 – 14, 2022, 12 days
Price: CA$5,490 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Toronto departure
Price: CA$5,690 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Montreal/Ottawa/Windsor departure
Price: CA$5,890 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Winnipeg departure
Price: CA$5,990 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Edmonton departure
Price: CA$4,490 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Land Only
3055 Dundas St. W., #4, Mississauga, ON L5L 3R8.
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Aug 03 Depart Toronto to Vienna.
Aug 04 After arriving in Vienna we start panoramic tour of the city including the Hofburg, former principal imperial palace of the Habsburg dynasty rulers, the Heldenplatz (Hero’s Square) and neo-gothic Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall). We also see the Opera House, home to the Vienna Boy’s Choir. Dinner and overnight in Vienna.
Aug 05 In the morning we visit Schonbrunn Palace. This sprawling royal summer house has 1441 rooms, including a Hall of Mirrors. It is here young Mozart performed at the age of six in front of young Marie Antoinette. In the afternoon we visit St.Stephen’s Cathedral, an imposing structure dating to the 13th century. Mass. Some free time in the afternoon for shopping. Dinner and overnight in Vienna.
Aug 06 After breakfast we continue from Vienna to Salzburg, the town of Mozart. Sightseeing tour of this lovely city includes house, where Mozart was born, Residenz Square, Cathedral and the Horse Fountain. Mass. Continue to Bavaria for dinner and overnight.
Aug 07 After breakfast departure to the beautiful scenic village of Oberammergau, where we devote our afternoon and evening attending the famous Passion Play. In 1634 the Black Death decimated Europe’s population. Oberammergau remained untouched until a homesick villager returned one night, unknowingly bringing with him the dreaded plague. Almost 100 villagers died as a result. Frightened survivors vowed that if god saved them from the plague, once every 10 years they would re-enact the agony and crucifixion of Christ. From then on there were no further deaths from plague. The villagers fulfilled their pledge ever since. The play portrays the Passion of Christ – from the entry into Jerusalem to the Resurrection. Dinner and overnight.
Aug 08 From Bavaria we continue to Prague. Upon arrival we start our tour of the city with the Castle District where we tour built in 14th century gothic St. Vitus Cathedral, St. George Basilica and Golden Way, picturesque street lined with tiny, colourful houses. These houses were built into the castle’s fortifications around the end of the 16th century. Mass. Dinner and overnight.in Prague.
Aug 09 Full day in Prague. We celebrate Mass at the Church of Our Lady of Victory and see the renowned statue of the Infant Jesus of Prague. After mass we continue our tour to Lesser Town – we see St. Nicholas Church and we cross the medieval Charles Bridge. We See landmarks of Prague’s Old Town – the elegant tower of the Town Hall with the world famous Astronomical Clock and the Church of Our Lady before Týn, Some free time in the afternoon for shopping. Dinner and overnight in Prague.
Aug 10 From Prague we travel today to Cracow. En route we stop in small town of Wadowice – the birth place of St. Pope John Paul II. We can see the house where he was born on May 18, 1920 and the church where he was baptized, served as an altar boy and prayed daily before miraculous picture of Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Mass. Dinner and overnight in Cracow.
Aug 11 Today we start our day with a visit to the famous Salt Mines of Wieliczka, a splendid 3-mile long underground complex of chambers, chapels and statues sculpted from salt. Mass in one of underground chapels. In the afternoon we explore Cracow, the ancient capital of Poland. We visit the Market Place, St. Mary’s Church, where you may pray before the extraordinary Wit Stwosz altar. The surroundings of the square have remained unchanged for almost 700 years and contain buildings of historic value such as the Town Hall Tower, the Cloth Hall and the Wawel Castle. Visit to the Wawel Cathedral and the Crypt .Dinner and overnight in Cracow.
Aug 12 In the morning we visit Lagiewniki – world known as “divine Mercy Shrine”. It is here that the message of Divine Mercy originated, which Christ himself wished to pass on to our Generation, through meditation of Sister Faustyna. Here we celebrate mass and visit the convent of St. Faustyna, her tomb and relics. Mass. In the afternoon we visit Auschwitz, the notorious Nazi Concentration camp. We will see the cell that imprisoned St Maximilian Kolbe and the Martyrdom Museum recalling the horrors of the Holocaust and martyrdom of St. Edith Stein. Dinner and overnight in Częstochowa.
Aug 13 After breakfast, visit Black Madonna of Częstochowa, then continue to Warsaw, the capital city of Poland. Upon arrival, start sightseeing of Warsaw at the The Royal Łazienki Palace and Garden complex, the summer residence of Stanisław August, the last king of Poland. From there we continue via the “Royal Route” to the Castle Square, the Old Town and the Barbican, remains of historic fortifications that once encircled Warsaw. Dinner and overnight in Warsaw.
Aug 14 After breakfast transfer to the airport for our flight to Toronto.
TOUR COST CAD$5,490.00 INCLUDES:
– air transportation – hotel accommodation first class or superior tourist class based on double occupancy
– All taxes and tips
– 2 meals breakfast and dinner daily
– all sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide
– Oberammergau Passion Play package
NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR:
– single supplement $830 excluding the night on Aug 06 & 07, 2022 in Oberammergau
– meals not specified, insurance, documentation
HOW TO BOOK:
First non refundable deposit of $500.00 per person is required at time of booking. Second deposit of $500.00 per person to be paid by Sep 30, 2021. Insurance must be purchased at time of booking.
BALANCE OF PAYMENT
Balance due is payable 90 days prior to departure
For late bookings /within 90 days/ full payment is due immediately.
If cancellation is necessary, please advise QS Travel & Tours immediately in writing. Cancellation charges are as follows:
Until September 30, 2021…………………………………$500.00 per person
90 days before departure ……………………………..$1,000.00 per person
Between 90 and 45 days before departure ………. 50% of the total cost
45 days or less ……………………………………………. 100% of the total cost
IF YOU CHANGE YOUR BOOKING:
A $25 administration charge will be applied for changes you make to your booking outside the 60 days to departure period. Please note name changes are not allowed and such will be treated as cancellations.
IF QS TRAVEL & TOURS CHANGES YOUR BOOKING:
QS Travel & Tours will advise you of any change we feel significantly alters the holiday which you have purchased from us. Occasionally, changes might occur close to departure time. In such cases, you will be notified as early as possible. Due to circumstances beyond our control, the local tour operator may have to make last minute changes in hotel or schedule. In case the standard of the accommodation is changed, QS Travel & Tours will offer the choice of a full and immediate refund or comparable alternate travel services acceptable to you.
No refund or adjustment can be made for any portion of holiday not used.
GOOD VALUE AND EXPECTATIONS:
The Ministry of Consumer Relations requires that Ontarians traveling abroad be advised that they may encounter different living standards and practices than those at home.
In the event of a change in our flight times, with or without notice, we cannot accept responsibility for any special connecting fares which you might purchase and which cannot be changed without penalty.
A valid Canadian passport is required for all visits outside of Canada. It is the sole responsibility of the passenger to ensure proper and valid documentation. Failure to provide valid documentation may result in denied boarding of the aircraft and cancellation of your flight arrange-ments without refund. If you are holding a passport other than Cana-dian, please contact QS Travel & Tours to determine whether or not a visa is required for entry into the country you will be visiting.
One piece of luggage of 23kg per person plus a carry-on-bag /weighting not more than 5 kg/
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TRAVEL INSURANCE (pp dbl occupancy)(tax included)
Age/Type of insurance All inclusive Trip cancellation/Interuption Covid-19
(Covid-19 incl.) (Covid-19 incl.) only
- Age: 0-59 $416.28 $376.32 $27.48
- 60-64 $514.92 $462.00 $41.88
- 65-69 $590.52 $512.76 $41.88
- 70-74 $672.48 $577.44 $83.88
Insurance rates subject to change any time.
Once purchased insurance premiums are not refundable.
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