Portugal, Spain and Passion Play 2022 - BHT0078

Portugal  Spain and Oberammergau

Passion Play Pilgrimage Sept. 1 - 13, 2022 
 

This is a pilgrimage with a very fine pace and yet an amazing list of destinations, from the holy little shrines like Santarem and Alba de Tormes to the most popular Marian Shrine Fatima and Santiago de Compostela!

Spectacular excursion to Segovia to visit the Cathedral and see the medieval castle of Alcazar! Salamanca is one of the first and oldest Universities in Europe! The list of the cultural monuments we will see on this tour is long and impressive!

Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria is "frosting on the cake"!

Tour will go through Lisbon, Santarem. Fatima, Santiago de Compostela, Salamanca, Segovia, Alba de Tormes, Avila, and flight from Madrid to Munich for Passion Play in Oberammergau, for a visit to Neuschwanstein and the finale with a farewell dinner in Munich! 

The tour is new, and we are looking forward to welcoming you on this tour!                                                                 

                                                                         


                                                                                                                                                 SEPTEMBER 1 - 13, 2022

                                                                                                                                             PORTUGAL - SPAIN - GERMANY 



Day 1 - DEPARTURE TO EUROPE. PORTUGAL, LISBON
Departure from your gateway city, flight to PortugalLisbon, meals served on a plane.

 

Day 2 - LISBON
Upon arrival in Lisbon, you will meet the tour escort and the guide, the group will take a city tour of Lisbon, St. Anthony's birthplace, celebrate private Holy Mass. Dinner and overnight in Lisbon.

 

Day 3 - LISBON - SANTAREM - FATIMA
After breakfast, we will leave for Fatima. We will make a stop in Santarem – visit Eucharistic Miracle Sanctuary! Arrival at Fatima where we same afternoon have guided visit of the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima. Dinner, and optional participation in the candlelight procession on the same evening in the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima. Hotel in Fatima.

 

Day 4 - FATIMA - SANTIAGO
In the morning, visit of places connected to the apparition in Fatima, tiny village Aljustrel, home of visionaries, pasturage at Valinhos where Our Lady also appeared and to the Cova da Iria, the actual place of the apparition where Our Lady of Fatima gave a message to the world through JacintaFrancisco, and Lucia. We leave for Spain for Santiago de Compostela. Along the way, stop for lunch, in the late afternoon arrival and the visit to the city of St James - Santiago “Obradorio Plaza” and Cathedral of St. James.  Check in to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 5 - SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
Today we are in Santiago de Compostela for the whole day. We will have a guided tour of the historic center of Santiago de Compostela where the Cathedral and the tomb of Saint James the Great dominate the city. The story of this town is a story of the first pilgrims, of Saint James the Great, of the Virgin Mary's first apparition, or the shells...don't miss to hug Saint James when visiting Catherdal and a museum! Today's dinner is out in one of the typical Galician restaurants, tapas is the menu! We are back at our hotel in Santiago!

 

Day 6 - SANTIAGO - SALAMANCA - AVILA
Depart Santiago early this morning to travel eastward across Spain to Avila. Before Avila, we will make a stop in Salamanca. We will walk the streets of one of the oldest Universities in Europe, the University of Salamanca, built in 1218 by Alfonso IX of Leon. We can enjoy the beautiful Plaza Mayor (Main Square) of the biggest in Spain. Here in Salamanca, we enjoy some free time for lunch before we continue our journey to Avila. Two things distinguish Avila, the perfectly preserved eleventh-century walls surrounding the old town, and the mystic writer Santa Teresa, who was born here and whose shrines are a must-see for all Catholic pilgrims! In Avila, we will walk the narrow cobblestone streets of the city as we trace the life of St. Teresa of Avila, see the chapel built over the former location of her home, see the garden where she played as a child, and visit the museum dedicated to her life. The museum also contains relics of St. Teresa and her spiritual advisor St. John of the Cross. We’ll also have the opportunity to visit the Convent of the Incarnation, where St. Teresa first took her orders and would remain based for more than thirty years. Museum has an interesting drawing of the crucifixion by St. John of the Cross and a reconstruction of the saint's cell when she was prioress there. Dinner and overnight in Avila.

 

Day 7 - AVILA - ALBA DE TORMES
Today we are in Avila, whatever we missed seeing the day before, and then on to Alba de Tormes, an easy but exciting day when we meet with Saint Teresa of Avila and St, John of the Cross!  We have a short drive to Alba de Tormes, home of the Carmelite Monastery founded by St. Teresa. Upon arrival in Alba de Tormes, we will visit this Monastery where St. Teresa died and was buried, see some amazing artifacts, her personal belongings. Return to Avila, dinner, and overnight.

 

Day 8 - AVILA - SEGOVIA
After breakfast, we are on a whole day excursion to Segovia, a City tour of Segovia, from Plaza del Azoguejo square where we can see probably the largest aqueduct in the Roman Empire, walk along the medieval streets "calle" in Spanish, to Segovia's medieval castle Alcazar, but today our highlight will be the visit to the famous and gorgeous Cathedral of Segovia. After Holy Mass here and the guided tour, we will have some free time before we leave back to Avila, to our hotel. Dinner and overnight in Avila.

Day 9 - AVILA - MADRID - FRANKFURT
In the morning we are on our way to Madrid Airport, for our flight to Frankfurt, Germany. Arrival in Frankfurt, transfer to hotel, check-in, and dinner.

 

Day 10 - FRANKFURT - HEIDELBERG - BAVARIA
The first morning in Germany, we are heading to Heidelberg. Meeting with the guide and experiencing the Baroque Old Town, Heidelberg University, and Heidelberg Castle. In the afternoon we are on our way to Bavaria. Check in to the hotel, dinner, and overnight in one of the hotels in the area.

 

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 at our hotel.

 

Day 12 - BAVARIA - MUNICH
This morning we will leave Oberammergau, head to Neuschwanstein Castle for our last day on tour. Before we head for the Munich city center, leisure time, lunchshopping, and visits on our own before we head to one of the typical beer hallsrestaurants for a farewell dinner! Check in to the hotel for last night in Germany.

 

Day 13 - MUNICH - USA Departure
Early morning transfer for the flight back home!

 


 

INCLUDED:

  • Round trip flight from the USA, from your departure airport - email us for your departure city quote
  • Airport taxes - SUBJECT TO CHANGE BY AIRLINE UNTIL TICKETS ARE ISSUED
  • 1 night in Lisbon, Portugal, first-class 4* hotel
  • 1 night in Fatima, Portugal, first-class 4* hotel
  • 2 nights in Santiago, Spain, first-class  4* hotel
  • 3 nights in Avila, Spain, first-class 4* hotel
  • 1 night in Frankfurt, first-class 4* hotel
  • 1 night in Bavaria, first-class 4* hotel
  • 1 night  in OBERAMMERGAU, PASSION PLAY PACKAGE in 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 Fatima, Lisbon, Santiago, Avila, Frankfurt, Salamanca
  • Entrance fees according to the itinerary
  • OBERAMMERGAU PACKAGE INCLUDES:
    • One night first-class, 4* hotel (B category), bed and buffet breakfast
    • Passion Play ticket -  1st category seats
    • Dinner on the night of the play, drinks included
    • Shuttle bus (theatre - restaurant - theatre)
    • Textbook (German-English)
    • Local tourism tax

 

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Travel Insurance – strongly recommended!
  • Lunch daily
  • Tips for guides, escorts, and drivers 
  • Porterage of luggage, in & out hotel
  • Personal items & expenses, visa cost
  • Covid19 tests

 

Price per person in double room:

September 1 - 13, 2022:
Land & Air Newark EWR, New York JFK..............US$ 4135.00
Land & Air San Francisco, Los Angeles................US$ 4245.00
Land & Air Chicago, Toronto Ca, Atlanta...............US$ 4195.00
Single room supplement.........................................US$    690.00

 

Do you know the priest who would like to join this pilgrimage tour? Let us know!

 

IMPORTANT NOTES:

 - Prices are a close estimate and will be confirmed only after tickets are issued in your name.                  

 - Please send us an email or fill in the registration form for a quote from your departure city. 


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Portugal, Spain and Passion Play 2022