Medjugorje, Croatia and Passion Play

Medjugorje Queen of Peace and Passion Play Oberammergau
May 26 - June 7, 2022 

Our pilgrimage starts with the Queen of Peace in Medugorje and ends with the King of Peace in Oberammergau! This will be a tour from the blue Adriatic Sea via the high Austrian Alps to the dark "Schwarzwald" Black Forrests of Bavaria.

It is a great opportunity for all pilgrims on this tour to retreat to Medugorje to start with the prayer on Apparition Hill! Medjugorje, a place where Divine touched the earth in 1981, and ever since, pilgrims keep coming in millions over the last 40 years! 

Tour will take us through Croatia, the Pearl of the Mediterranean, via Slovenia to Austria. From Croatia's capital city, Zagreb, and its gorgeous Cathedral dedicated to the Assumption of Our Lady,  to beautiful Salzburg, Austria and Bavaria, home of Neuschwanstein Castle & Ettal Monastery

As Mary in Medjugorje says, "Thank you for responding to my call...

If you are ready to respond, we will be happy to have you with us on this tour!
 

Have a blessed pilgrimage!
 


                                                                               

                                                                                                  Medjugorje - Zagreb - Salzburg -  Schwangau - Oberammergau - Munich 
                                                                                                                                             
13 DAYS TOUR

                                                                                                                                          MAY 26 - JUNE 7, 2022

 


 

DAY 1 – Flight to Croatia, Split, or Dubrovnik, May 26th, 2022 

Overnight flight with meals served on board.


Day 2 – Arrival CROATIA, Split or Dubrovnik, May 27th, 2022

Upon arrival at International Airport, the group will meet with the guide and the driver, and our pilgrimage journey to Croatia and Oberammergau begins.   After about three hours we are in Check into our hotel and for the rest of the day, we will relax, until dinner, from a tiring overnight flight to Europe.


Days 3, 4, 5, 6 – MEDJUGORJE, May 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st, 2022

On our first morning in Medjugorje, after breakfast, our local English-speaking guide will give us an introduction via a short walk from our hotel to the Church of St. James just before the 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, we’ll celebrate daily mass at St. James Church. Visiting Bijakovici village, a little hamlet from where all 6 visionaries come, we shall climb Apparition Hill (“Podbrdo,” to the villagers), where Our Lady first appeared many times.   Each evening at 6:00 PM, right after of hours’ opportunity to go to Confession in a long line of confessionals right next to the church,  you and thousands of other pilgrims will have the opportunity to pray the rosary together,  all three sets of Mysteries, wrapped around the Croatian-language Mass and Our Lady’s daily alleged apparition at 6:40.  In her messages, Our Lady repeats many times the importance of coming  to Mass where “we meet Jesus alive.” The apparitions still take place every day to Vicka, Ivan, and Marija. At the same time, Mirjana, Jakov, and Ivanka are the three visionaries who have daily apparitions but once a year or on special occasions. During your stay, you will be able to Adore Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament and join with thousands in the Veneration of the Cross in the parish church. After the Holy Mass, there is the Blessing of the Sick and of religious items you may have purchased that day.  

Among other activities, you will have a chance to climb Cross Mountain, ”Krizevac,” as local people know it, visit the “Blue Cross,” another place where Our Lady appeared many times during Communist oppression.  Every pilgrim In Međugorje will have free time for private devotions, coffee breaks, shopping...



Day 07 – Međugorje & Zagreb, Croatia, June 1st, 2022

Today we will leave Medjugorje and head to the capital of the Republic of Croatia, Zagreb. En route there, the group will make a couple of “comfort breaks” and one for lunch! From the Kaptol and St. Stephen's Cathedral, dedicated to the Assumption of Our Lady, our morning walking tour will also take us to Grič, the second part of the old Zagreb chapel of "Majka Bozja od Kamenitih vrata" (Our Lady of Stone Gate chapel). From there, we’ll head to St. Mark's square and the  Church of St. Mark, then down to the Ss. Cyril and St. Methodius Church, and finally  Jelacic Square - Zagreb's main square with the equestrian statue of Ban Jelač. Dinner and overnight in our 4-star hotel in Zagreb!



Day 08 – Zagreb – Salzburg, Austria, June 2nd, 2022

After celebrating Holy Mass in Zagreb, our journey continues to beautiful Salzburg, Austria! Deep in the Austrian Alps and near the border with Germany we will we’ll check in to our 4-star hotel in the Salzburg area, sit down to dinner, then sleep overnight.



Day 09 – Salzburg City Tour, June 3rd, 2022

After breakfast, we’ll take a tour of the city of Salzburg with its authentic Austrian charm, where we’ll meet with, and learn more about, the musical genius of Mozart.  We’ll see his birthplace, walk down the Schwarzstrasse, pass by Mirabell, Hellbrunn, and Frohnburg castles, and take the opportunity to enjoy memories of the famous movie, The Sound of Music.  There will be some free time in the afternoon to shop or rest before heading to the South of Germany, getting closer to Oberammergau!  On arrival, we’ll check into our hotel, eat dinner, and sleep tight!



Day 10 – Bavaria Excursion – Neuschwanstein - Ettal  - Weis Church, June 4th, 2022

After breakfast, we shall pack up and head to fairytale-like Neuschwanstein Castle, then on to the  18th century, amazingly Rococo-style decorated Weis Church and at the end, the Abbey of Ettal where we can see what the Benedictine community does here, from the brewing of beer to the production of the famous liquor which we’ll taste during the visit! Tonight we are back to our hotel, dinner, and overnight.



Day 11 – Oberammergau and the Passion Play, June 5th, 2022

Wake up in Oberammergau (or nearby village) and get ready for the Play in which only those born in Oberammergau or have been living there for over 20 years may participate. Over 2,000 villagers will produce this marvel, which is only put on every ten years! The first part starts at 2:30 pm and the second after dinner, at 8:00 pm. The play is in the German language, and each guest will have a textbook of the play.
We will watch the re-enactment of the suffering, death, and resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

 

Our Oberammergau package includes:

  • 1-night stay, 3* hotel  including dinner and breakfast
  • Passion Play tickets 1st category
  • One dinner during the break (3-course-menu)
  • Drinks during the dinner
  • Bus shuttle
  • Textbook
  • Tourism tax

 After a long beautiful day, it’s back to our hotel for a well-deserved rest.


Day 12 – Oberammergau – Munich

This morning we will leave Oberammergau, head to Munich for our last day on tour. We will celebrate a private Mass together before we head for the Munich city center, Altstadt, for a short city tour visiting Marienplatz, Cathedral,  leisure time, lunch, shopping, and visits on our own.  That evening, we’ll experience a typical Bavarian farewell dinner! Check in to our first class Munich hotel for our last night in Germany.


Day 13 – Flight back home

Early morning transfer to Munich Airport for the flight back home!

 



TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Round trip flight from the USA, from your departure airport
  • Airport taxes – Subject to change by the airline until tickets are issued
  • 5 nights in Medjugorje 
  • 1 night in Zagreb, Croatia, 4* hotel
  • 1 night in Oberammergau Package, 3* hotel with 1st category ticket
  • 1 night in Salzburg area, Austria,  4* hotel
  • 2 nights Schwangau area, Bavaria, Germany 4* hotel
  • 1 night in Munich, Germany, 4* hotel
  • Breakfast and dinner daily, drinks included /glass of wine or glass of beer per person
  • Lunch in Oberammergau on the day of the play, 1 lunch & 1 drink per person
  • High-class air-conditioned tourist coach, from Medjugorje to Munich
  • Tour escort from arrival to Croatia until Airport in Munich
  • Local English speaking guides in Medjugorje, Zagreb, Salzburg, Schwangau, Munich
  • Headsets, whispers for the tours, all the way
  • Entrance fees according to the itinerary (Neuschwanstein, Benedictine Abbey of Ettal)
  • Porterage of luggage, in & out hotel
  • Farewell dinner in typical Bavarian restaurant & cuisine, "a pint" of beer included

 

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Travel Insurance – strongly recommended!
  • Lunch daily – except on the day of the performance,  when lunch included
  • Personal items & expenses, visa cost

 


 

RATES May 26 - June 7, 2022:
 Prices are per person in double room

Air & land.............Chicago; Boston............................$ ,00
Air & land.............New York........................................$ ,00
Air & land.............Los Angeles; Houston....................$ ,00

Land Only - including the flight Lourdes - Munich....$ 0,00

Single room supplement...............................................$   0,00
 

GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS

 


 

FOR MORE INFO ON THIS TOUR, feel free to call or email us:

E-mail: gordan@bluehearttravel.com

Phone: +1 307 222 4856
US Toll-Free: +1 877 545 5562

Phone Croatia: +385 1 775 7135
Cell Phone Croatia: +385 91 3388 889

 


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Blue Heart Travel, Croatia, is the official partner with the Oberammergau Office for the sale of the Passion Play arrangements!

 


        

 

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Medjugorje, Croatia and Passion Play