Visit Munich, the capital of Bavaria, the European capital of sausages and beer. Visit Oberamergau, home of Passion Play and experience once in decade, amazing Passion Play performance. Visit Marktl, birth place of Cardinal Ratzinger (Pope Benedict) and St. Oswald Church where he was baptized.
Then, to Vienna, once home of the Habsburg Monarchy, with amazing Schoenbrunn, the most luxurious royal palace in Europe. Travel to Croatia visiting Zagreb the capital, Plitvice Lakes, one of the Wonders of Mother Nature and Medjugroje one of the five most visited pilgrimage sites in Europe. End the tour in Dubrovnik, the most beautiful walled town in Europe and relax in your four star seaside hotel with swimming pool and unlimited food.
Day-1. DEPARTURE CITY TO MUNICH: Trans Atlantic flight to Germany.
Day-2. MARKTL - MUNICH: Arrival Munich before noon and travel to Marktl, birth place of Cardinal Ratzinger, and Church of St. Oswald where he was a Bishop. Holy mass and some free time before we travel to Munich and your centrally located hotel for check in. Dinner in original Bavarian pub with live music and “sausage dinner” . D.
Day-3. MUNICH - OBERAMMERGAU: Morning walking tour of the Bavarian Capital to see: "Old Peter” Church, Arch of Victory, Stacchaus, Karlsplatz, Schwabing, and Marien Kirche. Then travel to the Alps and the town of Oberammergau, site of the famous Fashion Play, to attend the evening theatre performance which is a dramatic presentation depicting the Passion of Jesus Christ: his trial, suffering and death. Late return to Munich and your hotel for overnight. B/D/
Day-4. MUNICH - SALZBURG-VIENNA: Early morning departure. Stop in Salzburg, birth place of Mozart, to see Hohensalzburg Fortress, the Cathedral and Mirabell Gardens. Then to Vienna for walking tour inside the Ring, once the centre of Habsburg Monarchy. See the Opera House, Votava Church, and Danube Canal. Evening Holy Mass at St. Stephens Cathedral. B/D.
Day-5. VIENNA: Metro ride to nearby Schoenbrunn, for inside visit of the Royal Palace, once home of Habsburg Monarchy. After the palace, visit the gardens. Free afternoon for walk inside the pedestrian zone and along Graben. In the evening optional music concert at Grand Hall, home of famous Mozart costumed musicians and singers. B/D.
Day-6. VIENNA-ZAGREB-PLITVICE: Travel through Austrian and Croatian countryside to reach Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. Walking tour of the Old Town built mostly in 11th century. Visit / see: the Cathedral, Lotrscak Tower, the Town Hall and the National Theatre. Then continue to Plitvice Lakes National Park for dinner and overnight. B/D.
Day-7. PLITVICE LAKES - SPLIT-MEDJUGORJE: Morning tour of Plitvice Lakes, one of the “Wonders of the Natural World”, a group of 17 cascade lakes created by mother nature through over 1000 years. This will be a walking and electric boat tour of approx. 2,5 hours. Then through Southern Croatia to reach Adriatic Coast and the city of Split, birth place of Roman Emperor Diocletian. Visit his huge palace built in 3rd, AD, with the Cathedral inside of the walls. Then to Medjugorje for overnight. B/D.
Day-8. MEDJUGORJE: Relax day in one of the most visited religious sites in Europe. Morning Holy Mass in English language at the Cathedra.Later you can join the crowd on pilgrimage uphill walk to Apparition Hill where the young visionaries first encountered Our Lady, and pray at the statue which commemorates the spot where Our Lady first appeared to the visionaries.(be ready for 45 min. uphill walk). In the afternoon we travel to Mostar a great town known by its unique shaped bridge over Neretva River. Evening Holy Mass. B/D.
Day-9. MEDJUGORJE - STON - DUBROVNIK: We travel along the Dalmatian Coast, toward Dubrovnik. Stop in town of Ston to see amazing “Great Wall of Europe” and the largest mussel plantation in Europe. Then to Dubrovnik and your four star hotel with swimming pool. B.D.
Day-10 . DUBROVNIK: Join your guide on walking tour of the city, considered as the most beautiful walled town in Europe. During the tour you will visit /see: Stradun, Minceta Tower, the Old Port, Gruz Port, the Botanical Gardens and the Cathedral. Free afternoon to buy the souvenirs or just relax at your hotel beach or swimming pool. In the evening Mariden farewell dinner with “unlimited food”, and “not unlimited wine”.
Day-11. DEPARTURE: Same day arrival Canada.
Our Tour hotels are never far from where you need to go. We choose only the best hotels in centralized locations so you can get on with your tour.
With every group tour we provide you will see all the best attractions and some you might not even know. These attractions are just steps away from your hotel:
Oberamergau Pashion Play Thjeatre - Marktl San Oswald Church - St. Stephens cathedral in Vienna - Schoenbrunn Palace - Zagreb Old Town - Plitvice Lakes boat ride - Diocletian Palace - Apparition Hill in Medjugorje - Dubrovnik Old Town
Your tour is important to us and we provide the most inclusive tour possible. This student group tour includes the following:
round trip airfare - airport taxes based on present fees - transfers as per program - 9 nights in 3 star hotels - 9 open buffet breakfasts - 9 dinners or lunches - tours of Munich, Vienna, Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes, Dubrovnik - Pashion Play in Oberamergau - Holy Mass in 4 churches - gratuities - Spiritual Leader - Mariden tour director