Oberammergau2019-06-03T22:22:58-08:00

EARLY-BIRD DISCOUNT OF $100 VALID UNTIL JULY 4TH.

Join author & host Patrick Coffin and Father Willy Raymond, C.S.C.on an unforgettable pilgrimage to the heart of Catholic Germany to witness the mystery of the Passion of Christ at Oberammergau. Patrick is the former host of Catholic Answers Live and the founder of the Coffin Nation culture-building community, and is now the host of The Patrick Coffin Show. He has been endorsed by top leaders including Dr. Scott Hahn,Bishop Robert Barron, Dr. Jordan B. Peterson, and Raymond Cardinal Burke.

Father Willy Raymond, C.S.C. is the President of Holy Cross Family Ministries, a worldwide family of ministries founded by Venerable Patrick Peyton. He grew up in Maine in a family of 12 children, and is a leader in the Cause for Canonization of Father Peyton, famous for his phrase, “The family that prays together stays together.”

Day 1: Sunday, May 17

Depart USA

Day 1: Sunday, May 17 •
Depart USA

Depart on independent overnight flights to Munich, Germany.

Day 2: Monday, May 18

Arrive in Munich | Regensburg

Day 2: Monday, May 18 •
Arrive in Munich | Regensburg

Arrive at Munich International Airport, meet your English-speaking tour manager and board your motor coach. Transfer to Regensburg and check into the hotel. Time at leisure to freshen up before a special Welcome Dinner. Overnight in Regensburg.

Day 3: Tuesday, May 19

Regensburg | Passau

Day 3: Tuesday, May 19 •
Regensburg | Passau

Begin the day by celebrating Mass at a local church. Then, enjoy a city tour of Regensburg. See the University of Regensburg where Pope Benedict XVI taught theology from 1969 to 1977 and still retains his faculty chair. Visit St. Peter’s Cathedral, the Old Town Hall, Thurns & Taxis Palace, a collection of former Benedictine monastery buildings purchased by the Thurns & Taxis royal family (Exterior views only). After time for lunch on your own, board the coach and drive to Passau. Embark on a city tour of Passau to visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, which houses the world’s largest cathedral organ. Admire the 13th century fortress atop St. George’s Mount, Veste Oberhaus. Return to Regensburg for dinner on your own. Overnight in Regensburg.

Day 4: Wednesday, May 20

Marktl am Inn | Altotting

Day 4: Wednesday, May 20 •
Marktl am Inn | Altotting

After breakfast at the hotel, check out and depart for Munich. En route, stop in Marktl am Inn, the birth place of Pope Benedict XVI. Visit his birth place and the local church where he was baptized. Then, proceed to Altotting to visit one of Germany’s most celebrated shrines and a city whose purpose is pilgrimage. For over 1250 years, Altotting has been the spiritual center of Bavaria. Over the last 500 years, it has been the most significant place of pilgrimage in Germany in veneration of the Virgin Mary. Enjoy the opportunity to see the Basilica and St. Konrad’s Monastery before celebrating Mass at the Shrine (subject to confirmation). Have lunch on your own before continuing to Munich. Upon arrival, check into the hotel and freshen up before heading out for a group dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Munich.

Day 5: Thursday, May 21

Maria Plain Shrine | Salzburg

Day 5: Thursday, May 21 •
Maria Plain Shrine | Salzburg

This morning, visit Maria Plain Shrine, overlooking Salzburg. Celebrate Mass at Maria Plain Shrine and see the miraculous image above the altar, where St. John Paul II prayed. (subject to confirmation). Then, continue to Salzburg and have lunch on your own before a panoramic City Tour of Salzburg. Visit the Mirabel Gardens, cross the Salzach river, taking the funicular to Hohensalzburg for a bird’s-eye view of the city, and visit Salzburg Cathedral before passing by Mozart house, among many other attractions (Exterior views only). Return to Munich for an evening of leisure and dinner on your own. Overnight in Munich.

Day 6: Friday, May 22

Oberammergau – Passion Play

Day 6: Friday, May 22 •
Oberammergau – Passion Play

After breakfast, check-out and depart for Oberammergau. Upon arrival, enjoy lunch in the village of Oberammergau before attending the First Act of the world-famous Oberammergau Passion Play. The history of the Passion Play at Oberammergau goes back to the year 1634 when the quaint alpine village of Oberammergau was threatened by the deadly and contagious disease known as the Black Plague that scourged Europe, killing two-thirds of the population of Germany. The people of Oberammergau vowed that if the village could be spared, a re enactment of the life and suffering of Christ would be performed. The village was miraculously saved from the ravages of the Black Death. Since that date, the play has been performed every ten years. During intermission, have dinner at a local restaurant & free time for souvenir shopping. Return to attend the Second Act of the Passion Play. Overnight near Oberammergau.

Day 7: Saturday, May 23

Ettal Monastery | Wieskirche | Neuschwanstein Castle

Day 7: Saturday, May 23 •
Ettal Monastery | Wieskirche | Neuschwanstein Castle

Check out of the hotel and depart for Munich. En route, visit the Ettal Monastery, a stunning example of Baroque architecture. Transfer amidst green meadows and snowcapped mountains to visit the “Wieskirche” (Church of the Meadows) perched atop a small rise in a meadow at the foot of the Alps. Learn the history of this undisputed highlight of Bavarian rococo architecture. Celebrate Mass at “Wieskriche” (subject to confirmation). Continue to Schwangau for lunch on own and time at leisure. Visit the Neuschwanstein Castle and enjoy a tour of one of the fairytale castles built by “Mad” King Ludwig II. With its turrets and mock medievalism and interior styles ranging from Byzantine through Romanesque to Gothic, the castle is a real fairy-tale fantasy come true. Proceed to Munich and check into the hotel upon arrival. Enjoy an evening at leisure with dinner on your own. Overnight in Munich.

Day 8: Sunday, May 24

Dachau | Munich

Day 8: Sunday, May 24 •
Dachau | Munich

After breakfast at the hotel visit the Carmelite Convent overlooking Dachau and celebrate Mass (pending confirmation). Continue to Dachau to visit and tour Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, the first concentration camp opened in Germany. Then, transfer back to Munich for lunch on your own before a city tour of Munich. Visit the Marienplatz with the world famous “Glockenspiel” and the twin-towered Frauenkirche, the most familiar landmark of old Munich. Continue to see the Asamkirche, dedicated to the martyr St. John Nepomuk (Exterior views only). Enjoy a unique Farewell Dinner at a local Bier Hall. Overnight in Munich.

Day 9: Monday, May 25

Munich | Return to USA

Day 9: Monday, May 25 •
Munich | Return to USA

Depart this morning for the Munich International Airport for return flights home.

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The pilgrimage to Oberammergau is organized by Corporate Travel Service and they are solely responsible for all information, terms, and conditions regarding the trip. Looking for a roommate? Questions about the airfare? Call  our sales department313.565.8888 x 4170 or email us at support@coffinnation.com. Trip cost including the  airfare will be soon updated. Early-Bird discount of $100 ends July 4th, 2019. Send your deposits today!

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