10-Day Pilgrimage | Austria, Germany, and Switzerland

Vienna | Mariazell | Salzburg | Munich | Lucerne


All Masses are subject to confirmation. This itinerary can be customized or modified to include additional opportunities for prayer, reflection, and devotions.

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10-Day Itinerary

Day 1 | Depart for Austria
Day 2 | Arrive in Vienna
Welcome to Vienna! Enjoy an orientation tour of imperial Vienna. Celebrate Mass at Peterskirche.
GermanyDay 3 | St. Stephen’s Cathedral | Schönbrunn Palace
Celebrate Mass at St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Experience a guided tour around the Ringstrasse. This afternoon, tour Schönbrunn Palace.
Day 4 | Melk Abbey | Danube River Cruise
Full-day excursion to Melk Abbey, the baroque Benedictine monastery overlooking the Danube. Celebrate Mass at the abbey. Cruise from the Wachau region along the Danube River to the picturesque Krems an der Donau. Return to Vienna.
Day 5 | Mariazell | Salzkammergut | Salzburg
Depart Vienna and drive across the spectacular forested mountains to Mariazell, the pilgrimage center in Austria dedicated to the Blessed Mother. Celebrate Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Mariazell. Continue to Salzburg through Austria’s Lake District (Salzkammergut).
GermanyDay 6 | Highlights of Salzburg | The Sound of Music Tour
Celebrate Mass at Salzburg Cathedral. Enjoy a morning tour of Salzburg. Visit the basilica, stroll along the Getreidegasse, see the house where Mozart was born, and take in many familiar sights from The Sound of Music.
Day 7 | Innsbruck | Oberammergau | Garmisch
Take a scenic drive through the Alps to Innsbruck. Visit this charming mountain city known for winter sports. Continue across the Austrian-Bavarian border to Oberammergau, known for its tradition of the Passion Play. Celebrate Mass at St. Peter and St. Paul Church in Oberammergau. Continue to Garmisch.
Day 8 | Neuschwanstein Castle | Lucerne
Celebrate Mass at the Wieskirche in Garmisch. Explore Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany’s fairytale castle built by King Ludwig. Continue through the spectacular Alps to the northern shores of Lake Lucerne.
Day 9 | Lucerne
Enjoy a walking tour of the city and visit the Benedictine Abbey of Einsiedeln, Switzerland’s greatest pilgrimage shrine. Celebrate Mass in the Chapel of Grace, which houses a mid-15th century Black Madonna icon. Farewell dinner at a restaurant in Lucerne.
Day 10 | Return Home
General Package Inclusions