International Eucharistic Congress 2020 | Budapest, Hungary

Country: Hungary

Date: 12-09-2020

Duration: 9 nights

from €1050 inclusive of tax

Introduction

Join the official Irish Pilgrimage with Bishop Kevin Doran to the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress 2020 in the stunning city of Budapest, the capital of Hungary.

Transport & Accommodation

  • Direct flight from Dublin to Budapest
  • Private coach transfer on arrival from Budapest Airport to hotel with English speaking guide assistance
  • Hotel accommodation for the selected number of nights; please refer to hotel options below for details
  • Private coach transfer from hotel to BudapestAirport for return flight with English speaking guide assistance
  • Direct flight from Budapest to Dublin

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 | Depart Dublin | Saturday
    Fly direct from Dublin to Budapest before transferring by private coach to your chosen hotel

  • Day 2 | Opening Ceremonies | Sunday
    15:00pm: Opening Ceremonies of the International Eucharistic Congress 2020 at Ferenc Puskás Stadium.
    16:00pm: Opening Mass with First Holy Communion

  • Day 3 - 7 | Monday – Friday
    Daily programme of Morning Prayer, Catechesis, Testimony, Workshops and Mass. Lunch included.
    Nightly cultural events throughout the city.

  • Day 5 | Parish Encounters | Wednesday
    Parish encounters at various places; Greek Catholic Liturgy at St. Stephen’s Basilica.

  • Day 6 | Eucharisitc Adoration | Thursday
    Eucharistic Adoration of the communities at St. Stephen’s Square.

  • Day 7 | Youth Evening | Friday
    Youth Evening at Papp László Budapest Sports Arena.

  • Day 8 | Family Day | Saturday
    Family day on Margaret Island
    17:00pm: Mass on the Kossuth Square with Cardinal Péter Erdő, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest.

  • Day 9 | Statio Orbis | Sunday
    10:30am: Statio Orbis: Concluding Mass on Heroes’ Square.

  • Day 10 | Depart Budapest | Monday
    Private coach transfer to Budapest airport. Direct flight to Dublin.

Inclusions

  • Direct flight from Dublin to Budapest
  • Private coach transfer on arrival from Budapest Airport to hotel with English speaking guide assistance
  • Hotel accommodation for the selected number of nights; please refer to hotel options below for details
  • Daily breakfast served at hotel
  • Registration package for IEC 2020 included up to March 13th 2020. Supplements apply for later bookings
  • Private coach transfer from hotel to Budapest
  • Airport for return flight with English speaking guide assistance
  • Direct flight from Budapest to Dublin

Optional

  • Additional insurance premium of €29 for pilgrims aged 86 to 94 years.
  • Standard IEC travel package includes flights and 9 nights’ accommodation at your chosen hotel. Please contact our staff about the availability and prices of shorter packages.
  • Optional day trip to the city of Gyor. Visit the Cathedral of Our Lady of Gyor and learn about the special connection with Ireland. €25 per person (subject to minimum numbers to operate)
  • Registration package for IEC 2020, which includes access to the public transport to and from the various venues being used in the programme;
    - Early Registration included (up to 13th March 2020)
    - Regular Registration (14th March to 31st July 2020) €20 supplement
    - Late Registration (1st August to 9th September) €40 supplement

Notes

  • Prices per person sharing twin or treble rooms with private facilities.
  • A €250 non refundable deposit is required at the time of booking.
  • Airport taxes, charges and government levies as published on the date of this proposal are included.
  • Single rooms available upon request. A single supplement will apply depending on your chosen hotel
  • Passengers are entitled to check-in one standard piece of luggage and carry one piece of handluggage subject to airline’s conditions.
  • A buy on board catering service is available on flights.
  • Travel insurance for passengers up to 85 years is offered free of charge as part of the travel package; cancellation cover excluded.