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Amsterdam • Zaanse Schans • Utrecht • Ghent • Bruges • Dinant • Beauraing • Banneux • Aachen • Cologne • Trier • Strasbourg • Heidelberg • Rothenburg • Neuhausen am Rheinfall ( Rhine Falls) • Lucerne • EinSiedlen

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Trip Includes

  • Flights from anywhere in the United States and flights between countries as per your itinerary. (all necessary flights on your trip are included)
  • Daily Mass will be scheduled.
  • Airport taxes, security fees & fuel surcharges saving you an average of $400-$600!
  • Transfers as per itinerary.
  • 4 or 5 star hotels in downtown areas.
  • Transportation with luxury bus.
  • All breakfasts and all dinners.
  • All tips to driver, hotel, and tour guide. If you feel that the tour guide did a great job, offering them extra tips is greatly appreciated.
  • Guided tours and tour fees ~ Our tour guides are very caring, licensed, and well educated. Many of our guides have their PhDs.
  • Luggage handling (1 suitcase and 1 carry-on per person)
  • Single Supplement If a passenger wants a guaranteed room of their own, they have to pay $1200. for a single supplement. As long as the passenger is willing to room with someone and allows us to provide them with a roommate, the single supplement does not apply.
  • Remember: Our trips are not more expensive during high season ~ Passengers will never be expected to pay extra for anything while on the trip.
  • NOTE: If you wish to deepen your knowledge of the Catholic Faith as a preparation for this pilgrimage, we recommend the following book as it is faithful to the teachings of the Magisterium of the Catholic Church (Imprimatur by ARCHBISHOP FELIPE AGUIRRE FRANCO): The Catholic Faith in Easy Terms. Introduction, Nihil Obstat, and Imprimatur by Archbishop Felipe Aguirre Franco.
Trip Does Not Include

  • Lunch and dinner
  • Trip Insurance. Work directly with Travel Guard to protect your investment and insure your money. There are different packages to choose from depending on your travel needs. Use the above link or the link right below the picture of the Pope on our home page to visit their site.
Steps For Registration

  1. Call us (855) 842-8001 or register online with a credit card and pay your $500 deposit per person to save your spot. The $500 deposit is part of the total price of the trip.
  2. A $1,000 Additional Deposit (AD) per person is due one month from the registration. The AD is paid ONLY in the form of check (personal, money order, or bank check).
  3. The balance is due 4 months before the trip departure date. The balance is paid ONLY in the form of check (personal, money order, or bank check).

  • Mail all checks and correspondence to:
  • Proximo Travel
    PO Box 561
    Auburn, MA 01501

  • NOTE: If you sign up for a trip within 4 months of the departure date, you pay the deposit of $500 with a credit card and the balance is required to be overnighted in the form of a personal check, money order or bank check.

  • Trip Itinerary

    Day 1: Departure from USA. Your meals will be served on board.

    Day 2: Upon arrival, you will be greeted by your tour guide and/or driver. Visit the Chapel of our Lady of All Nations, one of the Virgin Mary’s apparition sites where Our Lady appeared to Ida Peerdeman. Proceed to the site of the Eucharistic Miracle where, in 1345, as a result of a man's illness, a Sacred Host was found preserved in his house. Dinner and overnight in Amsterdam.

    Day 3: Tour of Amsterdam: Enjoy this seventeenth century city with its canals and squares. Visit the Royal Place, Vrijheidsbeeld, the Flower Markets, Opera House, City Hall and Begijnenhof, the Zaanse Schanns, a unique piece of Dutch history on the river Zaan. Take a look were clogs are made, the cheese factory, and the various windmills. Dinner and overnight in Amsterdam.

    Day 4: After breakfast we will depart for Utrecht. Visit Katherine’s Convent Museum (Catharijne convent) located in former hospice of the Order of St. John, telling the history of Christianity in the Netherlands. Then off to Ghent, Belgium, home to the famous painting, "Adoration of the Mystic Lamb" painted by Jan and Hubert Van Eyck in 1432, and is currently housed in Ghent's, St. Bavo Cathedral. Continue to Bruges and visit The Zeebrugge port of Bruges which is an important center for European trade. Dinner and overnight in Bruges.

    Day 5: Visit the Church of Our Lady from the Middle Ages hosting the marble statue, Madonna and her Child sculpted by Michelangelo, the Holy Savior's Cathedral, Bruges Cathedral and the Basilica of the Holy Blood. This Basilica also holds a venerated relic of Jesus Christ that was collected by Joseph of Arimathea and brought from Jerusalem. Modeled on the Church of the Holy Suplechre, it has a replica of the Christ’s tomb. Dinner and overnight in Bruges.

    Day 6: Travel to Beaurin. We will make a stop in Dinant, a charming town located below steep limestone rocks. Visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Beauraing, also known as, the Virgin of the Golden Heart where, in 1932, the Blessed Mother appeared to a group of young children thirty-three times. Continue on to Banneux - Notre Dame, also known as, the Belgian Lourdes. Visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Banneux where in 1933, the Blessed Mother appeared to twelve-year-old Mariette Boco as the "Virgin of the Poor". Dinner and overnight in Aachen.

    Day 7: Visit the Aachen Cathedral, a Gothic Marian Shrine. The Church is the oldest of Germany containing Jesus' swaddling clothes, the Lord's loin cloth, the Blessed Virgin's Cloak and, the cloth used for St. John the Baptist's head. Depart for Cologne that was originally founded by the Romans in 50 A.D. When this city received relics of the Three Magi in 1194, it gained importance as a pilgrimage center. Tour of the Gothic Cathedral, "the Kolner Dom" that houses the relics. Enjoy the rich history of this city that became in the Middle Ages one of the major trade routes between Eastern and Western Europe. Dinner and overnight in Aachen.

    Day 8: Drive to Trier, the oldest city in Germany. It is situated in the Mosel wine region, and was founded before the year 16 B.C. Visit The Porta Nigra, the Roman amphitheater and baths were places of relaxation for the ancient monks. Tour of the Trier Cathedral, home to the Holy Robe that Our Lord Jesus Christ wore during the Crucifixion. Lastly, visit the Liebfrauenkirche, located near the burial site of the Saint who replaced Judas Iscariot, St. Matthias. Dinner and overnight in Heidelberg.

    Day 9: Tour of Heidelberg: Visit the Old Town, Heidelberg Castle, the marketplace with the Town Hall, and the Church of the Holy Spirit. Enjoy the Old Bridge to the other banks of river. Proceed to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, a beautiful quaint medieval town. Dinner and overnight in Heidelberg.

    Day 10: Depart for Neuhausen am Rheinfall for a boat trip to see the Rhine Falls. Visit the Benedictine monastery of Muri, one of the most significant cultural monuments in the Canton of Aargau. Celebrate Mass at Muri Monastery. Continue to Lucerne for dinner and overnight.

    Day 11: Tour of Lucerne. Enjoy the view of Mt. Pilatus and Rigi in the Swiss Alps. Visit the wooden Chapel Bridge and a scenic ride along Lake Lucerne and Lake Zug to Einsiedeln. Visit the Benedictine Monastery of Einsiedeln dedicated to Our Lady of the Hermits. Dinner and overnight in Lucerne.

    Day 12: Fly back home.

    Please note: We do our best to ensure that all sites listed in this itinerary will be seen. However, due to scheduling conflicts, or other circumstances beyond our control, sites may be visited on a different day than listed. If this happens it will also necessitate a change in the restaurant for dinner. However, we will never sacrifice the quality of the meal, all restaurants will meet Proximo Travel's very high standards. Since we have several different trip configurations touring at the same time, it is likely that groups on different tours will be combined when their itineraries overlap in certain areas.

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