500 Years of Reformation (1517-2017)
On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, setting off the Protestant Reformation. Today, Protestants from around the globe visit Germany to celebrate Reformation Day on October 31st by participating in the many events around the country-especially in Martin Luther’s hometown and final resting place of Lutherstadt Wittenberg.
In 2017, Globus is offering the following tours during the Jubilee of the Reformation.
Are you a group of 20 or more passengers interested in customizing a unique Reformation Jubilee program? We can help you! The Globus family of brands has a Custom Tours department ready to help you customize a special itinerary for this very important event. To view sample itineraries or to submit an itinerary of your own, click here.
Interested in traveling in 2016? Globus features an 11 day historical journey through Germany visiting key Reformation sites and focusing on the life of Martin Luther.
2020 – Oberammergau Passion Play
The quaint Bavarian village of Oberammergau is world famous for the spectacular Passion Play performed by its residents just once every decade. Keeping a pledge made nearly 400 years ago, this reenactment of the crucifixion of Christ preserves the health and well-being of Oberammergau residents to this day.
Located about 60 miles southwest of Munich, Oberammergau is a peaceful village surrounded by majestic mountains and picturesque meadows. It is well known not only for its Passion Play, but also for the warm hospitality extended to visitors from around the world.
In 2020, Globus will once again lead the way in bringing the legendary Passion Play experience to travelers. For more information, sample itineraries, and to ensure you are “in the know” with updates, breaking news, and availability for this amazing event, please go to VisitOberammergau.com and register with us today!
100TH Anniversary of Apparitions: Our Lady of Fátima
2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fátima in Fátima, Portugal. The Marian Shrines of Europe tour on Globus and Fátima, Lourdes & Shrines of Spain tour on Cosmos provide the perfect opportunity to be in Fátima and be a part of the year-round celebration of the apparitions. A place to explore, reflect, and renew your faith, Our Lady of Fátima Shrine will be visited by many pilgrims looking to celebrate this joyous anniversary.