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PILGRIMAGE TO FRANCE, GERMANY, LIECHTENSTEIN & ITALY
– Featuring Passion Play Oberammergau 2022
UNDER SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE OF FR. RUGGIERO DIBENEDETTOPASTOR OF ST. THOMAS AQUINAS PARISH, TORONTO, ON
September 11 – 22, 2022, 12 days
Price: CA$5,590 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Toronto departure
Price: CA$5,790 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Montreal departure
Price: CA$5,890 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Windsor departure
Price: CA$5,990 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Edmonton/Saskatoon departure
Price: CA$6,190 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Calgary/Vancouver departure
Price: US$4,690 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for New York/Los Angeles departure
Price: US$4,890 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for San Francisco departure
Price: CA$4,690 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Land Only
Travel arrangements by QS Travel & Tours Inc. affiliate of Queen Syrena Travel Inc.
3055 Dundas St. W., #4, Mississauga, ON L5L 3R8. Tel. 905.412.2242 or 1-800-565-3619
Sep 11 Depart Toronto.
Sep 12 Upon arrival in Paris panoramic tour of the city including famous landmarks: Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Concorde, Champs Elysees and Notre Dame Cathedral. Dinner and overnight in Paris.
Sep 13 Full day in Paris. We start with the visit to Miraculous Medal Church where Our Lady appeared to St. Catherine Laboure in 1830 and gave her instructions to have the Miraculous Medal made. Celebrate Mass in the Chapel, and venerate the incorrupt body of St. Catherine, as well as the heart of St. Vincent de Paul. After lunch visit to Sacre Coeur Church and some free time in Montmartre, charming village famous for many artist that lived there in XIX century. Dinner and overnight in Paris.
Sep 14 In the morning, we leave Paris and travel to Strasbourg. The city is famous for its beautiful historical center – the Grande Île – which was the first city center to be classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Mass. Dinner and overnight in Strasbourg.
Sep 15 From Strasbourg we travel through southern Germany to Munich, Bavaria’s capital. In the afternoon panoramic tour of Munich including Marienplaz, the old and the new City Hall, Bavarian Opera House and the Frauenkirche Cathedral. Mass. Dinner and overnight in Munich.
Sep 16 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.
Sep 17 From Bavaria we travel through picturesque Alps to the Principality of Liechtenstein, nestled between Switzerland and Austria, the official residence of the Prince of Liechtenstein. 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.
Sep 18 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.
Sep 19 From Milan we continue to Verona. En route we stop at captivating Lake Garda, famous for its crystal clear water and picturesque surroundings. Mass, dinner and overnight in Verona.
Sep 20 Walking tour of Verona, famous for being the setting of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” During our tour we are going to see 14th-century residence with a tiny balcony overlooking a courtyard is said be “Juliet’s House.” We are also going to visit Cathedral Duomo Santa Maria Maticolare. In the afternoon we continue 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 Galilei among its lecturers. We visit 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. Basilica houses tomb, relics of Saint Anthony and Chapel of the Dark Madonna. Mass. Dinner and overnight in Padua.
Sep 21 Full day in Venice, spectacular city sited on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges. We enjoy the tour of Venice, including St. Mark Square, the Byzantine Basilica, the Dodge’s Palace and the “Bridge of Sighs”. Return to Padua for dinner and overnight.
Sep 22 In the morning transfer to the airport in Venice for flight to Toronto.
TOUR COST CAD$5,590.00 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 $850 excluding the night on Sep 16 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/
All flight times are subject to change with or without prior notice to the passengers or his/her agent. QS Travel & Tours does not accept liability for missed connection or any expenses resulting from an off-schedule, rescheduled or late flight operations.
Prices in this brochure are given in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. Prices are correct at the time of going to press. In the event of any change beyond QS Travel & Tours control, including but not limited to increase in the price of fuel, currency fluctuations affecting our costs, or increases in government taxes or levies. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to surcharge the passenger/s up to 7% of a tour cost.
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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 $421.68 $381.72 $27.48
- 60-64 $520.32 $467.40 $41.88
- 65-69 $598.08 $520.32 $41.88
- 70-74 $680.04 $583.92 $83.88
Insurance rates subject to change any time.
Once purchased insurance premiums are not refundable.
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