|JMJ Youth Pilgrimages (aka Youth in Europe), Official pilgrimage provider for World Youth Day .com, a CA Non-Profit||
Experience Germany & Italy
Would you like to:
- Explore Castles, Monasteries, and ancient ruins?
- Pray before Saints of the Church?
- Walk in the footsteps of St. Francis, St. Clare and the Wise Men?
- Experience the culture and rich heritage of France and Germany?
- See magnificent gothic cathedrals?
- Pray in St. Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel and the crypts of the martyrs?
- Share this experience with friends?
*flight cost will be confirmed with reservation
**Payment dates may be adjusted depending on actual departure dates
*** specific locations subject to rearrange within the daily itinerary depending on actual dates of travel
12 Day Itinerary
Day 1 Depart your city for Frankfurt
Day 2 Arrive in Frankfurt, private coach or train transport to Cologne, check into hostel, marvel at the beauty of several Romanesque Churches, St. Maria im Kapitol, St. Maria in Kyskirchn, and St. Apostein am Neumarkt
Day 3 See the 2nd largest Gothic Cathedral in the world, admire the Reliquary created from bones at St. Ursula Church, see St. Martin Church, afternoon enjoy the chocolate fountain at the museum and Chocolate Factory
Day 4 Half Day Trip to Aachen to visit the burial place of Charlemagne
Day 5 Flight to Rome, travel by bus or train to Assisi, the medieval hillside hamlet of St. Francis and St. Claire, watch the sunset from the castle
Day 6 Visit the Basilicas of St. Francis and St. Claire, the Temple of Minerva, spend time exploring Assisi, and St. Mary of the Angels
Day 7 Morning train or bus to Rome. Afternoon walking tour of Ancient Rome: Piazza Navona, various churches, Pantheon, and Spanish Steps
Day 8 Pray at S. Pietro in Vincoli, Witness the Coliseum and Roman Forum (entrance optional), enjoy the Gesu and Trevi
Day 9 Explore the Catacombs of S. Callisto, St. John Lateran, the Holy Stairs and Santa Croce
Day 10 Marvel at St. Peter's, the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel
Day 11 Spend time in St. Mary Major and Santa Prassede. Possible Papal Angelus and free time
Day 12 Depart Rome for your city
Roundtrip airfare from your city to Europe, Transportation within Europe, two meals per day, hostel or convent lodging, entrance fees, JMJ Youth guide from arrival to departure in Europe. Daily mass will be part of the schedule.