Sacred Shrines - Fatima, Santiago de Compostela, Lourdes and Lisieux

Spain, Portugal and France

Sacred Shrines - Fatima, Santiago de Compostela, Lourdes and Lisieux

The shrines and sanctuaries on this journey of devotion are a reminder of the constant spiritual renewal within the Catholic faith.

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Sicily and Italy

Italy and Sicily

Jewels of the Mediterranean

As the cradle of modern civilisation, Italy has more than most countries to offer - history, art and spectacular scenery in equal measure.

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Greece, Turkey & Mediterranean Cruise

Greece, Turkey and Mediterranean Cruise

In the Footsteps of St. Paul

See the places where Christianity first gained a foothold in Europe by treading the path of the Apostle Paul in the eastern Mediterranean.

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St. Peters Rome


Bunratty Ireland


Wartburg Germany




Ponta Vechio Italy



Oberammergau Passion Play 2020


The Promise. It was during the Thirty Years War that the deadly and contagious disease known as the Black Plague broke out. Before it ran its course, it struck down one in every three persons throughout Europe, and left in its wake untold misery, panic and hunger. But one little village in the south of Germany was spared; Oberammergau. The townspeople of Oberammergau made a vow that if they were spared, they would give a play of the life of Christ every ten years. The fact they were saved is one of the most amazing mysteries in history. Thus, the first Passion Play took place in 1634. For the Oberammergauers, the Play is a labor of love. Their vow is still the most important thing in their lives, and with great pride. Read more about the tours we offer for the Oberammergau 2020 Tour.

 Whether it's the treasures of the Holy Land or the echoes of historical faith in the cities of Europe, Trans World Travel, Inc. has a wide and varied series of tours for religious groups of all faiths and denominations. Take a look at our religious travel page for more ideas.

For Lutherans, the year 2017 will mark 500 years of the Reformation and to celebrate the Luther Decade, we have a wide range of tours available - see the extensive information on our Luther Decade and Reformation Heritage pages for further details.


Educational Travel

We organize trips and tours for high school and university groups, as well as alumni travel, to all parts of the globe. This is where the classroom experience is brought to life. You can read more about what we offer on our educational travel page.

Concert Tours

Concert tours are another area of our expertise - regional choirs, bands and orchestras have traveled to many countries under our wing and their program of concerts in the historic cities of Europe and further afield have provided a lifetime of memories for all participants. Learn more about what we can do for musical groups on our concert tours page.


If you are looking for our complete range of tours and group travel offers then head directly to our destinations page.

If you'd like to learn more about our family business and why you can be sure to trust us with your travel arrangements, you can see more about our company on our About Us page.

And it's there as well that you can feel free to contact us with any questions or queries that you might have regarding our program or your needs.

We look forward to hearing from you,
John Gibbs
Trans World Travel, Inc.

"specialists in group travel since 1947"

Trans World Travel, Inc.

734 Central Avenue • Highland Park • Illinois • 60035
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