Medjugorje - Oberammergau Passion Play

This pilgrimage tour will start from Medjugorje, from the visit to Gospa, the Queen of Peace to Germany, Oberammergau, to watch the „Play of the Suffering, Death, and Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ“! From a small village in Bosnia and Herzegovina where Our Lady has been appearing since 1981  to a small village in Bavaria in Germany where local people since 1634, have been performing the play "The Passion" every ten years. Nearly without the interruption for over 380 years!  Over two thousand people will participate in the performance, in a five-hour play they will bring the story of Jesus from Nazareth! Join us to hear it!    
 


       
        MEDJUGORJE - ZAGREB - VIENNA - SALZBURG - SCHWANGAU - OBERAMMERGAU - MUNICH

                                                                   June & September 2020

 


 



DAY 1 – Flight to Croatia, Split or Dubrovnik

Flight to Croatia, overnight flight from the airport, meals served on board of the plane.
 

Day 2 – CROATIA, Split – Medjugorje, arrival

Upon arrival to Split (or Dubrovnik) International Airport group will meet with the guide and the driver and their pilgrimage journey to Medjugorje and Ireland begins. The same day you are after short border formalities, border between Republic of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, group will arrive in Medjugorje. Check in to hotel, dinner and overnight!
 

Day 3, 4, 5 – MEDJUGORJE

On your first morning in Medjugorje after the breakfast, your local English-speaking guide will give you an introduction, a little walk from your hotel to the Church St. James just before English language mass at 10:00 am. You will have a chance to participate in many activities during your stay in Medjugorje.  With thousands of pilgrims from all over the world, you will celebrate daily mass at St. James church.

Visiting Bijakovici village, all six visionaries come from it; you will go up the Apparition Hill, Podbrdo, place where Our Lady first appeared.   Each evening at 6:00 pm you and thousands of other pilgrims will pray the rosary. All three Mysteries are prayed during the evening program. In Our Lady’s messages, it was repeated many times how important is to come to mass where “we meet Jesus alive.” Messages of Prayer of the Rosary, Holy Mass, and Confession are the center of the evening program at St. James church. The apparition takes place at 5:40 pm or 6:40 daylight savings time, and even today according to the words of three visionaries apparition take place every day to Vicka, Ivan, and MarijaMirjana, Jakov, and Ivanka are the three visionaries who don’t have daily apparitions but once a year. During your stay, you will be able to attend the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Veneration of the Cross in the parish church. After the Holy Mass, there is the Blessing of the Sick and blessing of the religious items, souvenirs you have with you. Among other activities, you will have a chance to climb the “Cross mountain,” Krizevac as local people know it, visit the “Blue Cross,” another place of the apparition of Our Lady! Every pilgrim In Medjugorje will have time for private devotions, shopping, or simply enjoying your own “freedom of prayer.”
 

Day 6 – Medjugorje - Zagreb, Croatia 

Today we will leave Medjugorje and head to the capital of the Republic of Croatia, to Zagreb. On the way to Zagreb group will stop for a visit to over 1700 years old city of Split. Fascinating city,  one can call it "open-air museum with people living in it". We will hear the story of the famous palace, of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, of the Christian martyrs from his era of ruling this part of the Roman empire.  The same evening we will have a dinner and overnight in Zagreb.
 

Day 7 – Zagreb, city tour - Austria, Vienna 

After a morning city tour of nearly 2 hours of Zagreb and a Holy Mass in one of the numerous churches in the old town, the group will have some short free time before leaving for Austria!  City tour of Zagreb, a city of over 900 years of history! Today we start with the city tour of Zagreb; we will start from the Old Town, from Kaptol and St. Stephen's Cathedral - dedicated to the Assumption of Our Lady. Morning walking tour will also take us to Gric, second part of old Zagreb, to the chapel of "Majka Bozja od Kamenitih vrata", (Our Lady of Stone Gate chapel), St. Mark's square with the church of St. Mark, then down to the St. Cyril and St. Methodius church until we reach the Jelacic Square - Zagreb's main square with the equestrian statue of Ban Jelacic. Short free time for the shopping, and lunch before we continue our journey to Vienna, where we will be staying for two nights! Check in to our hotel, dinner, and overnight in Vienna.
 

Day 8 Vienna, city tour

After the slow and easy morning, we will head towards the city center of Vienna. City tour of the capital of the today’s Republic of Austria and once mighty Habsburg Monarchy. City of Strauss and Mozart, the city of the most beautiful architecture as a testimony of once mighty Empire, most significant in Europe for centuries. We see the Karlskirche one of the most beautiful churches of the high baroque period, the Hofburg or the Winter Palace, St. Stephen's Cathedral. You will also visit the Schonbrunn Royal Palace; Belvedere Palace is well known for its beautiful garden and an impressive panoramic view of Vienna and the steeples of St. Stephen's Cathedral. At the end of the day some free time for lunch, or maybe just a slice of Sacher chocolate cake and shopping! Dinner and our second night in Vienna.
 

Day 9 – Vienna - Salzburg 

After breakfast, we will leave for Salzburg, a town with the true Austrian charm, where we will meet with and learn more of musical genius Mozart we’ll see his birthplace, walk down the Schwarzstrasse pass by the castles Mirabell, Hellbrunn, and Frohnburg. The chance to enjoy the memories of the famous movie Sound of Music with Julie Andrews. Here you will have some free time in the afternoon before we head to our hotel, dinner, and overnight in Salzburg area.
 

Day 10 – Salzburg – Bavaria Excursion

After breakfast, we will leave our hotel and head to Germany, to Bavaria. More precisely our goal is to visit fairytale castle, Neuschwanstein Castle, then amazingly decorated the church, rococo style, from 18th century Weis Church and at the end, the Benedictine Abbey of Ettal where we can see what the Benedictine community does here, from the beer brewery to the production of the famous liquor which we will taste during the visit! Tonight we are at the hotel in Schwangau, Bavarian dinner and overnight.
 

Day 11 – Passion Play - Oberammergau

This morning we head to Oberammergau, after the short ride we are in the village and getting ready for the play in which can play, act, only those who were born in Oberammergau or have been living there for over 20 years. There are over 2000 villagers who will participate in the play. We will watch the „Play of the Suffering, Death, and Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ”. Tonight, we are back to our hotel.
 

Day 12 – Oberammergau - Munich

This morning we will leave Oberammergau, head to the Munich for our last day on tour. We will celebrate private Holy Mass on this journey before we head for the Munich city center, leisure time, lunch, shopping, and visits on our own before we head to one of the typical beer hall, restaurant for a farewell dinner! Check in to the hotel for last night in Germany.
 

Day 13 – Flight back home to the USA

Early morning transfer for the flight back home!

 


 

TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Round trip flight from the USA, from your departure airport
  • Airport taxes - SUBJECT TO CHANGE BY AIRLINE UNTIL TICKETS ARE ISSUED
  • 4 nights in Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 3* or 4* hotel
  • 1 night in Zagreb, Croatia, 4* hotel
  • 2 nights in Vienna, Austria, 4* hotel
  • 1 night in Schwangau area, Germany 3* or 4* hotel
  • 1 night  in OBERAMMERGAU, PASSION PLAY PACKAGE in 3* Hotel 
  • 1 night in Salzburg area, 4* hotel
  • 1 night in Munich, Germany - 4* hotel
  • Breakfast and dinner daily, drinks included
  • High-class air-conditioned tourist coach
  • Tour escort 
  • Local English speaking guides in Medjugorje, Split, Zagreb, Vienna, Salzburg, Schwangau, Munich
  • Entrance fees according to the itinerary

 

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Travel Insurance – strongly recommended!
  • Lunch daily
  • Tips for guides, escort, and drivers 
  • Porterage of luggage, in & out hotel
  • Personal items & expenses, visa cost

 



 There are 2 packages for the Oberammergau Passion Play:

  • 1-Night Package
    • 1x overnight stay including breakfast
      accommodations: hotel 1-5*
      and guest house pension 2-5*
    • 1 single ticket (cat.1-4)
    • 1 dinner during the break (3-course-menu)
    • bus shuttle
    • textbook
    • tourism tax

 

  • 2-Night Package
    • 2x overnight stay including breakfast
      accommodations: hotel 1-5*
      and guest house pension 2-5*
    • 1 single ticket (cat.1-4)
    • 1 dinner during the break (3-course-menu)
    • 1 dinner at the hotel
    • bus shuttle
    • textbook
    • tourism tax

 



PRICE - based on minimum 30 people:

Price per person in double room:
Single room supplement:

 



To join this tour, please fill in the registration form below!

For more information, please contact Blue Heart Travel:

E-mail:   info@bluehearttravel.com
Phone USA : +1 307 222 4856
Phone USA toll-free: +1 877 545 5562
Phone Croatia: +385 1 775 7135 



Any of our PASSION PLAY TOURS we can customize for your group. Please feel free to get in touch with us to define the program that will work out the best for your church group, the parish, prayer group or your clients. For the Oberammergau package is very important to book them on time - so start planning your pilgrimage!

Some of the photos from the destinations this tour goes through you can see here below!

 

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Medjugorje - Oberammergau Passion Play