2020 OBERAMMERGAU PASSION PLAY PILGRIMAGE
Father Michael Gallagher’s 2020 Pilgrimage to the Passion Play
NOTE – As of July 2019 this pilgrimage is POSTPONED UNTIL 2022 DUE TO COVID-19
4 SEPT 2020 Depart from Dulles Airport in the evening. Dinner and movie on board.
5 SEP 2020 Arrive Frankfurt International Airport. After Customs and Passport Control, meet our guide and driver and drive to Heidelberg. We’ll visit Heidelberg and stroll through the historic city center’s Gothic streets. We’ll see Heidelberg Castle, the symbolic heart of the city; Alte Brucke, a beautiful 18th-century bridge; and Father will celebrate Mass. Check into our hotel and enjoy dinner and overnight.
6 SEP 2020 After breakfast, on the way to the Black Forest, we’ll drive to Maulbroon and visit the Medieval abbey which is World UNESCO Heritage site still in operation. Father will celebrate Mass in the Monastery and we’ll have time to enjoy this special place before continuing to the Black Forest and our hotel for 3 nights.
7 SEP 2020 After breakfast, a day trip to France to visit the Cathedral in Strassbourg where Father will celebrate Mass. We’ll have a day to explore this Alsace region before returning to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
8 SEP 2020 After breakfast, a wonderful day to relax and enjoy the Black Forest. Home to half-timbered houses, cuckoo clocks, coffee houses and Black Forest cakes.
9 SEP 2020 After breakfast, we’ll drive to Switzerland and near Schaffhausen visit the Rhinefall. We’ll visit Stein am Rhein, the most beautiful medieval city in the country. Father will celebrate Mass and then we’ll continue to Lake Constance and our hotel for 2 nights.
10 SEP 2020 After breakfast, drive to St. Gallen and visit the beautiful Baroque Cathedral and the world famous Abbey library. Father will celebrate Mass in one of the beautiful chapels before we continue to Neuschwanstein to visit Ludwig II’s castle. Dinner and overnight in Fussen.
11 SEP 2020 After breakfast, we drive to the little German village of Oberammergau to watch the Passion Play. We will have dinner and overnight in Oberammergau.
12 SEP 2020 After breakfast, we will have time to shop in Oberammergau before we drive to the Ettal Monastery where Father will celebrate Mass. Continue to Munich and have a short city tour and some free time before checking into our hotel for dinner and overnight.
13 SEP 2020 Time to say Auf wiedersehen and return home with memories to Give Thanks and Remember.
ALL INFORMATION MUST BE COMPLETED (Please Print)
NAME ON PASSPORT: _____________________________________________________________
DATE OF BIRTH (for airlines) _________________
This MUST match your passport
Name for Badge while on Tour __________________________________________________
Single Room is an additional charge of $575.00. Must pay if no roommate.
NOTE: US citizens do not need a visa but PASSPORT MUST BE GOOD FOR 6 MONTHS BEYOND RETURN to the USA. Apply early! Non US Citizens: it is YOUR responsibility to know if a visa is necessary and to obtain them from you country’s Embassy if it is.
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