Personal Pilgrimage

Tour Number

Activity Level

803098


Categories

Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Dutch (fluent), German (conversational)

Step into the foodsteps of a real pilgrim


Listen to your heart and it will show you the way.

On this tour we will not only travel to beautiful places outside but also inside. This is an unique experience and also a spiritual journey.

Maastricht has been an important pilgrimage place since the middle ages. On this tour ultimate goal is to reach Saint Gerlach. This place is also on the route of the famous Santiago the Compostella.

We will start the day with a mass in the Basilica Saint Servatius to get our blessings and set our intentions of this journey. After the mass we will visit the treasure room, one of the most important sites of Maastricht. Here we will see beautiful relics and precious materials. We will light a candle and say grace at Basilica of Our Lady. And start our walk through the oldest Streets of Maastricht. Once we are out of the city we will be walking through the nature, to also come closer to our own nature. There will be, reflections, and silence. Enjoying the beautiful scenery until we reach St Gerlach. To find our treasure

Itinerary

Basilica Saint Servatius attending Mass and visit treasure room.
Old city center, Basilica of Our Lady, Maastricht country side.
Visiting Saint Gerlach church and treasure room.

Walking from Maastricht to St Gerlach about 10 km. Please wear good shoes.
We will have lunch on the way (pilgrims picknick) but it is also good to bring some water and snacks.
From St Gerlach we will take the train back to Maastricht.

Please note; On Sunday 10 am there is a beautiful high Mass with a choir, but not possible to visit the treasure room in the St Servatius Basilica. During the week the mass is at 9 am.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: Meetingpoint at the clock at Vrijthof that is opposite of MC Donald https://goo.gl/maps/eXiyEPwJRnCs8L4H6

Duration: 8 hours

No matter what wheater the tour is always happening. Depending on how fast we walk the tour can end earlier.

Transportation

Walking

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: - A little notebook and pen to write down your reflextions.
- Sandwiches for lunch

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 euro - entrance fee, snacks and train ticket back to Maastricht

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: For the train back it cost 3 euro
Entrance total 12 euro for treasure rooms
Snacks and drink 5 euro

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    Currency
    Tour Price

    656 USD(for up to 10 people) (duration: 8 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    803098


    Categories

    Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife, Religious Heritage

    Details

    Kid Friendly: No.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 10

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), Dutch (fluent), German (conversational)

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