Protestant and Catholic Religious Journeys
THE EUROPEAN REFORMATION (TL)
11 DAY TOUR FROM BERLIN TO MUNICH
Walk in the footsteps of Martin Luther on this Germany vacation highlighting the European Reformation. You’ll overnight in Berlin, Wittenberg, Leipzig, Erfurt, Wiesbaden, Nuremberg, Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Munich, and you’ll visit Eisleben, Eisenach, Coburg, Worms, Mainz, Rothenburg, and the Rhine Valley along the way.
Starting at: $2,699 $2,429 – (Not Including Airfare)*
DESTINATIONS & SIGHTSEEING
BERLIN: Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
WITTENBERG: Guided walking tour, visit Luther House and St. Mary’s Church
LEIPZIG: Walking tour, visit the Thomaskirche and the market square
EISLEBEN: Visit Luther’s Birthplace and Death House Museums, St. Peter & Paul Church and St. Andrew’s Church
ERFURT: Visit the Augustinian Monastery and the Merchants’ Bridge
EISENACH: Guided visit of Luther House and St. George’s Church; see the Luther & Bach Memorials; visit Wartburg Castle
COBURG: Visit Coburg Fortress
WORMS: Visit the cathedral, Trinity Church, and Reformation Monument
MAINZ: Visit the Gutenberg Museum
ROTHENBURG: Walking tour, visit St. Jacob’s Church
NUREMBERG: Walking tour, visit St. Lorenz Lutheran Church
MUNICH: Guided sightseeing, visit Marienplatz; farewell dinner
FOOTSTEPS OF APOSTLE PAUL (TP)
10 DAY TOUR FROM ATHENS TO ATHENS
Experience Greek history and culture and learn more about early Christianity as you visit some of the places associated with the missionary journeys of the Apostle Paul and the New Testament. From the iconic religious sites retracing the footsteps of the Apostle Paul to historic wonders like the Acropolis in Athens and a final touch of relaxation as you cruise the Aegean islands..
Starting at: $2,540 $2,286 – (Not Including Airfare)*
DESTINATIONS & SIGHTSEEING
ATHENS: Welcome and farewell dinners; guided sightseeing, visit the Acropolis and Areopagus
THESSALONIKA: Guided sightseeing, excursion to ancient Philippi and Kavala
VERIA: Visit the Bema of Apostle Paul
METEORA: Guided visit of Holy Monastery of Varlaam and St. Stephen
CRUISING: Three-night cruise to Mykonos; Kusadasi (Turkey), with included shore excursions to Kusadasi: House of Virgin Mary and ancient Ephesus; Heraklion: Minoan Palace of Knossos.
Gratuities to service personnel on board and port taxes are included.
Rotation of ports of call may vary for congestion reasons at certain ports with or without prior notice.
All cabins with two lower beds and private shower and toilet.
Full entertainment program on board.
Drink package: selection of non-alcoholic & alcoholic drinks.
Host service throughout the cruise.
CORINTH: Guided visit of the excavations
JOURNEY THROUGH THE HOLY LAND WITH JORDAN (TGE)
14 DAY TOUR FROM TEL AVIV TO DEAD SEA
See the stories of the Scriptures come to life as you walk in the footsteps of Jesus on this faith-based journey which includes some of Christianity’s most important sites. In Israel, visit sites of biblical importance such as Megiddo, Cana and the Mount of Beatitudes and hear the stories of the Bible told over time. The Old City of Jerusalem will leave you amazed as you see and learn more.
Starting at: $3,859 $3,584 – (Not Including Airfare)*
DESTINATIONS & SIGHTSEEING
TEL AVIV: Welcome dinner
JAFFA: Walking tour of the ancient port
CAESAREA: Visit the Roman amphitheater and the Crusader fortress
MEGIDDO: Visit the biblical site
MUHRAQA: Panoramic view of the Jezreel Valley
CANA: Visit the site of the first miracle
NAZARETH: Visit the Church of the Annunciation and St. Joseph’s Church
SEA OF GALILEE: Enjoy a cruise
MOUNT OF BEATITUDES: Visit the site where Jesus delivered his sermon
TABGHA: Visit the Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes and the Church of St. Peter’s Primacy
CAPERNAUM: Visit the site where Jesus recruited his first followers
MAGDALA: Visit the first-century city
JORDAN RIVER: Visit a baptismal site
BET SHE’AN: See the Roman amphitheater
EIN KAREM: Visit the Church of St. John the Baptist and the Church of Visitation
BETHLEHEM: Visit the Church of the Nativity
JERUSALEM: Visit the Garden Tomb; panoramic view from the Mount of Olives; guided walking tour, visit the Garden of Gethsemane, follow the Way of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa; visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Western Wall, and walk through the Jewish Quarter to Mount Zion; visit the Upper Room, the tomb of King David, and the house of Caiaphas; farewell dinner
MASADA: Ride a cable car and visit the cliff-top fortress
DEAD SEA: Visit one of the resorts
IRELAND RELIGIOUS VACATIONS
Explore the most treasured shrines of Ireland as you visit the “Emerald Isle’s” scenic lands and cultures of the Catholic faith. Learn about the lives of the Saints, soak in the incredible landscapes, and renew your faith.
What You Can Experience on a Catholic Tour of Ireland
The “Emerald Isle” offers spectacular beauty and a rich cultural history. Explore this spectacular island and follow in the footsteps of St. Patrick, the Patron saint of Ireland and among the first missionaries to spread the Christian faith here during the 5th Century. This inspirational journey also includes visits to experience some of Ireland’s most dramatic scenery, perfect settings for peaceful prayer and reflection.
MARIAN SHRINES OF EUROPE – (TM)
11 DAY TOUR FROM LISBON TO BARCELONA
There’s no better way to experience Europe’s most treasured Catholic shrines than on this inspirational journey through Spain, Portugal and France; whether it’s standing in the very place where the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to the three shepherd children over 100 years ago in Fatima, visiting Avila, St. Theresa’s home town, or admiring the impressive Burgos Cathedral, this vacation will inspire and leave you with memories of a lifetime.
Starting at: $2,399 $2,159 – (Not Including Airfare)*
DESTINATIONS & SIGHTSEEING
LISBON: Welcome dinner; orientation
SANTARÉM: Visit the Church of the Holy Miracle
FÁTIMA: Orientation, visits to the Our Lady of Fátima Shrine, the Chapel of the Apparitions, the Parish Church, Valinhos, and attend Mass
ÁVILA: Guided walking tour, visit the Convent of St. Teresa, and the Monastery of the Incarnation
BURGOS: Guided sightseeing, visit the cathedral
LOYOLA: Visit the Sanctuary of St. Ignatius Home and attend Mass in the Basilica
LOURDES: Attend Mass; guided walking tour, visit the grotto, the Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine, and St. Bernadette’s birthplace and family home; attend the candlelight procession
BARCELONA: Guided sightseeing, visit the Sagrada Familia Basilica; farewell dinner
Cosmos Brand Travel Opportunities include:
Poland, Italy, Israel/Jordan and a Holy Land Discover as well as:
PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES – COSMOS (5350)
6 DAY TOUR FROM LOURDES TO LOURDES
On this faith-based tour, spend five nights in Lourdes, one of the world’s most famous pilgrimage sites located in the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains. Here, in 1858, a 14-year-old girl named Bernadette saw apparitions of the Virgin Mary 18 times. Today, pilgrims from all over the world flock to Lourdes for its spiritual powers.
Starting at: $1,129 – (Not Including Airfare)*
LOURDES: Introductory walking tour of the Sanctuary; time for prayer at the Shrine, the Grotto, and the Basilica; opportunity to celebrate the Sacrament of Confession, to attend the Candlelight Marian Procession, Mass and Rosary daily;
CHATEAU-FORT: Visit the Castle and the Pyrenean arts and culture exhibition; A local expert will accompany you on some of the activities for a deeper understanding of the Marian message
MASS SERVICES: Daily Mass, Rosary and candlelight Processions to be attended with the group or at leisure (all in local language and venues subject to change).
These and other religious travel opportunities await you, call TravelKatz at 352-277-7300 and let us help you plan your next group religious journey to Europe, Ireland, Italy, or the Holy Land.