The Abbot Pfanner Trappist Trail is a Camino Route in South Africa.
19th May - 24th May
Mariannhill to Reichenau:
We will meet at the Tea Gardens at Mariannhill Monastery, 98 Abbot Francis Rd, Mariannhill, Pinetown at 9am. Parking for your cars is in front of the St. Joseph church. Please bring a packed lunch for today.
Sibeko – our driver for the duration of the tour - will pick us up at 10:15 and drive us to Reichenau Mission established in 1887 by Abbot Francis Pfanner and Trappist monks near Underberg.
Mdu Zuma will take us on a tour of the St Andrew’s church and the recently restored mill, which were built by Abbot Francis Fanner and the Trappist. After the tour and lunch Sibeko will drive us to Centocow Mission for our first night.
Sibeko will transfer the group from Centocow to Bulwer where we will start walking to Kevelaer Mission. After a visit to Our Lady of Kevelaer church we will return to Centocow.
Myddelton Farm: Sibeko will return the group to Kevelaer and we will walk to Myddelton Farm where we will stay for a night.
We will walk from Myddelton Farm back to the to Centocow Mission.
Lourdes and Emaus:
Today we will visit Lourdes Mission and Our Lady of Lourdes, the cathedral of the Umzimkulu Diocese. After a short tour we will walk to Emaus Mission where we will spend the night.
Kings Grant and Mariathal:
Sibeko will drive us to King’s Grant (handing over of the certificates) where we will start walking to Mariathal. After our visit Sibeko will drive us back to Mariannhill.