Passion Play & Marian Shrines, Sept. 2022 - BHT0075

Passion Play with Marian Shrines is a tour going through 8 countries! This is a proper European tour, proofing that entire Europe is an inspirational catholic destination.

Portugal with Lisbon, Fatima, and Santarem. Spain with Avila and France with Lourdes. We are driving through Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia, where we spend one night in Zagreb to get to Medjugorje in Bosnia and Herzegovina!

Join our pilgrimage tour this time on a new date from September 15th to 28th! There are not that many packages left, but no worries, get in touch with us to offer you some other dates or Passion Play Tours!


                                                           SEPTEMBER 15 - 28, 2022                  



Departure from your departure city, overnight flight to Europe, to Portugal, meals served on board the plane.


Day 2 – LISBON – SANTAREM – FATIMA, Sept.16, 2022
Upon arrival at Lisbon airport, we will meet with our driver and head to Fatima. The first stop will be for a city tour & a Holy Mass in Lisbon! Time permitting, we will make a stop in Santarem – visit Eucharistic Miracle Sanctuary! Arrival at Fatima, dinner, and optional participation in the candlelight procession on the same evening in the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima. Tonight we stay in Fatima.


Day 3 – ALJUSTREL VALINHOS, Sept. 17, 2022
Visit places associated with 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 of Our Lady of Fatima. Holy Mass celebrated by a priest with the group will be in one of the chapels in the Shrine. In the evening, participate in the prayer service & candlelight procession (optional). Dinner and overnight in Fatima.


Day 4 – FATIMA – AVILA, Sept. 18, 2022
Depart Fatima early this morning to travel eastward across Spain to Avila. While in Avila, we will walk the narrow cobblestone streets of the city as we trace the life of St. Teresa of Avila. We will 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 even 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. The museum has an impressive drawing of the crucifixion by St. John of the Cross and a reconstruction of the cell used by the saint when she was prioress there. Dinner and overnight at our hotel in Avila.


Day 5 - AVILA – LOURDES, Sept. 19, 2022
After breakfast & Holy Mass in Avila, we will depart for Lourdes. Upon arrival at the Lourdes group will check in to a hotel, free time until dinner. In the evening, after dinner, walk to the shrine of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, the prayer of the Rosary during the candlelight procession. First night in Lourdes.


Day 6 - LOURDES SHRINE, Sept. 20, 2022
Tour of the Shrine, visiting the Grotto of Massabielle where the Blessed Virgin appeared 18 times to Bernadette Soubirous in 1858. Tour will also include The Baths, The Basilica of Immaculate Conception with Crypt, which is underneath and was the first chapel built here, also Rosary BasilicaChurch of St. Bernadette.  The visit will then continue with the town of Lourdes, the visit to all of the places associated with St. Bernadette. The Bolly Mill on Rue Bernadette Soubirous, where the saint was born on January 7th, 1844 is the place where she spent the first years of her life. The group will also visit the “Cachot” jail where Bernadette lived with her family in poverty at the time of the apparitions. Return to the Sanctuary area for lunch on your own. Free afternoon until dinner and in the evening group can participate Candlelight Marian Procession starting each day at 9:00 pm. Dinner and overnight in Lourdes. 


Day 7 – LOURDES, Sept. 21, 2022
Today after breakfast, we will attend Holy Mass, and then the rest of the day will be free for your devotionsvisit the Baths, shopping, lunch, and so on. In the evening, we will attend the Candlelight Procession to Our Lady! Back to the hotel, dinner, and overnight!


Day 8 – LOURDES – MUNICH – BAVARIA, Sept. 22, 2022
This morning group will leave Lourdes and France, on a flight to Munich! Upon arrival at Munich airport, a sightseeing bus tour of Munich and transfer to our hotel in Bavaria. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Today upon arrival in Munich group will take a brief city tour of Munich before continuing to the Bavaria area!

Day 9 – OBERAMMERGAU PLAY -   Passion Of Jesus Christ, Sept. 23, 2022
After a good rest and a slow morning, we will head for Oberammergau theater.  They consist of two parts, and during the interim, we will have dinner in one of the restaurants in the area. The second part ends fairly late in the evening when we head back to our hotel for the second night.
Our last night in Germany!


Day 10 – OBERAMMERGAU – CROATIA, Sept. 24, 2022
This morning we are on a journey so typical for Europe! From Germany, we will get across Austria in about 4 hours, across Slovenia in two to be in Croatia’s capital later in the afternoon! Check in to the hotel in Zagreb, Croatia's capital since 1557, a city that was mentioned as a bishop's seat already by 1094! Dinner and hotel in Croatia’s capital city.   


Day 11 – CROATIA, Zagreb - MEDJUGORJE, Sept. 25, 2022
This morning we will visit Zagreb. The focus will be on the Cathedral dedicated to “Assumption of Our Lady into Haven” and then the Upper Town of Gradec.  We will visit the small shrine of Our Lady of The Stone Gate & St. Mark's Church, with the roof tiles representing the coat of arms of Zagreb and Croatia. The same early afternoon, by 1:00 pm out, the pilgrimage continues with the journey to Medjugorje. The road, actually a great highway, will take us across gorgeous CroatiaLika & Dalmatia regions! Late afternoon we are at the border, and after short border formalities, we are in Bosnia and Herzegovina, only a few minutes from Medjugorje. Check in to the hotel, have dinner, and overnight!


Day 12 – 13  – MEDJUGORJE Program, Sept. 26 & 27, 2022
On your first morning in Medjugorje, after breakfast, your local English-speaking guide will give you an introduction history of Medjugorje & Apparitions!

Pilgrims will be visiting Bijakovici village; all six visionaries come from it; you will go up the Apparition Hill, Podbrdo, where Our Lady first appeared.   Each evening you and thousands of other pilgrims will pray the rosary. We will pray for all three Mysteries during the evening program. In Our Lady’s messages, it was repeated many times how important it 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. According to their words, the apparition takes place every day for Vicka, Ivan, and Marija.  Mirjana, Jakov, and Ivanka are the three visionaries who have it only once a year. After the Holy Mass, there is the Blessing of the Sick and the 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! 


Day 14  – DEPARTURE FLIGHT:  MEDJUGORJE – the USA, Sept. 28, 2022
Early morning transfer to Split or Dubrovnik Airport, flight back home, arrival the same day!


Have a relaxing two nights in Dubrovnik, the pearl on the Croatian Adriatic coast:

DUBROVNIK Extension - Sept. 28-30, 2022




  • Flights from the USA, from your departure airport
  • Flight Lourdes (Toulouse) - Munich, Germany
  • 2 nights in Fatima - 4* Hotel
  • 1 night in Avila - 4* Hotel
  • 3 nights in Lourdes -  4* Hotel
  • 1 night in Munich/Bavaria area - 4* Hotel
  • 1 night in Oberammergau area  - 4* Hotel
  • 1 night in Zagreb, 4* Hotel
  • 3 nights in Medjugorje - 4* Hotel
  • Breakfast and dinner daily, drinks included
  • High-class air-conditioned tourist coach
  • Tour escort from arrival to Lisbon until departure from Medjugorje
  • Local English speaking guides Lisbon, Fatima, Avila, Lourdes, Munich, Zagreb, Medjugorje
  • Entrance fees according to the itinerary
  • Farewell dinner in Medjugorje - typical cuisine in a local restaurant - until we meet again
  • Daily Holy Mass



  • 4* hotel in the Oberammergau area
  • 1st category tickets
  • Dinner at the hotel upon arrival
  • Dinner during the break between sequences, drinks included
  • Textbook Passion Play
  • Shuttle bus on the night of the play



  • Travel Insurance - strongly recommended
  • Lunch daily
  • Tips for guides, escorts, and drivers
  • Porterage of luggage, in & out hotels
  • Personal items & expenses, visa costs
  • Extension  - 2 nights Dubrovnik


RATES Sept. 15 - 28, 2022 Tour:

Air & land.............Chicago; Boston.................................$ 4325,00
Air & land.............Los Angeles........................................$ 4525,00
Air & land............. Houston..............................................$ 4475,00

Land Only - including the flight Lourdes - Munich....$ 3180,00
Single room supplement...............................................$   690,00



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


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Phone Croatia: +385 1 775 7135
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