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Holy Land Pilgrimage and Oberammergau Passion Play

Join us for a 12 day pilgrimage to the Holy Land and to see the Oberammergau Passion Play. Journey the Holy Land for spiritual experience and walk in Jesus' steps from Bethlehem to the Via Dolorosa and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The highlight of the trip is the passion play organized by approximately 2,000 villagers in Oberammergau. This event has occurred every 10 years for more than 380 years.

May 19-30, 2020

Date Activity
May 19 Depart Washington, D.C.
May 20 Arrive in the Holy Land
May 21 Caesarea, Haifa, Tiberias
May 22 Tiberias
May 23 Tiberias, Cana, Nazareth, Jerusalem
May 24 Jerusalem
May 25 Jerusalem - Church of All Nations
May 26 Jerusalem - Dead Sea
May 27 Flight to Munich
May 28 The Passion Play of Oberammergau
May 29 Oberammergau, Munich
May 30 Depart Munich

Oberammergau Itinerary

Travel Dates

May 19-30, 2020



Price includes round-trip airfare from Washington, D.C.; accommodations at first class/select hotels based on two persons sharing in twin-bedded rooms with private bath; first class admission ticket to the Passion Play of Oberammergau; most meals; comprehensive sightseeing throughout with a professional English-speaking tour director; all hotel service charges, value-added taxes, porterage where available and entrance fees per itinerary; transfers by private motorcoach; and automatic $100,000 flight insurance policy (subject to policy terms and limitations).

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For more information, contact Fr. Bao Nguyen, S.J., Ph.D. at 410-617-7088 or


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Phone: 410-617-2910
Office: Humanities 132

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In order to apply, all students must attend a Study Abroad 101 (Powerpoint) session before the application deadline. The application deadline for all Fall, Spring, and year-long opportunities during academic year 2024-25 is December 11, 2024.

The deadline for opportunities taking place during academic year 2025-26 will be announced during the Spring 2024 semester.

Study Abroad 101 (Powerpoint)