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160th Anniversary of Apparitions in Lourdes

2018 marks the 160th anniversary of the apparitions in Lourdes, France. The town of Lourdes is nestled in the foothills of the Pyrenees and is one of the most visited and beloved shrines with an estimated 4 to 6 million visitors each year. Globus and Cosmos will feature 4 itineraries which provide the perfect opportunity to explore, reflect, and learn about the life of St. Bernadette and the miraculous story of Our Lady of Lourdes.

Globus is offering the following tour during the 2018 anniversary year Cosmos is offering the following tours during the 2018 anniversary year

Are you a group of 20 or more passengers interested in customizing a unique Lourdes 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 anniversary year. To view sample itineraries or to submit an itinerary of your own, click here.

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. Please visit VisitOberammergau.com to view our itineraries featuring the Passion Play, dates, prices, and book your space today.

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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.

For 2017, Globus is offering the following tours during the Jubilee of the Reformation. There is space available to celebrate this significant anniversary.

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.

2017 500 Years of Reformation

100th Anniversary of Apparitions: Our Lady of Fátima

2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fátima in Fátima, Portugal. Globus and Cosmos are still taking reservations for departures in 2017. 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.