Emmaus 2022




Almost 2000 years ago, between Jerusalem and Emmaus, two disciples had an encounter that marked them for life. To prepare for the celebration of the 2000 years of the resurrection of Christ, JC2033 invites you to walk on this road so significant for all Christians!

  • This walk will be preceded by two days in Jerusalem, in the traditional places of the events of the death and resurrection of Jesus. 
  • We want to walk with Christians from Jerusalem and meet the communities on the paths of Emmaus, visiting the various places identified with Emmaus: Motza, Abu Gosh and Nicopolis
  • The walk will be marked by times for sharing and praying.
  • As in 2020 we hope that these days will be a rich time of fellowship between Christians coming from different churches and countries. 
  • Living Easter time in Jerusalem and on the Emmaus Way is a special experience which focuses on the heart of Christian faith. This walk is also a spiritual resourcing.


Sunday 24 April

19.00 Dinner at the hotel

20.00 Getting to know each other

Monday 25 April 

8.30    Sharing: what is my "existential Emmaus". 

10.30 Prayer at the Romitaggio of Gethsemane 

12.00 Pic-Nic. 

13.00 Via Dolorosa guided

19.00 Lunch 

20.30 The Road to Emmaus and the march to 2033

Tuesday 26 April 

8.30 Departure by bus to Neve Illan and walk to Emmaus/Nicopolis (14 km)

15.00 Visit to the Nicopolis site. Meeting with the Communities at the end of the walk.

Wednesday 27 April 

8.30 Bible sharing

10.30 Interview with a church leader from Jerusalem (on Emmaus) 

13.00 Departure for a visit to the baptismal site near Jericho

17.00 Visit to a project

18.30 Dinner in Jericho

21.00 Return to Jerusalem

Thursday 28 April 

8.30 Departure by bus to Abu Gosh

9.30 Abu Gosh Monastery. Visit with a brother.

12.00 Visit to the Saxum Centre. Picnic at the Centre and prayer 

15.00 Walk along the Emmaus trail to Yad Hashmona (3 km) 

16.00 Visit to the "Biblical Garden". 

18.00 "Biblical meal" at Yad Hashmona

21.00 Return to Jerusalem by bus

Friday 29 April

8.30 Prayer in the Garden of the Tomb

9.30 Walk along the Emmaus trail to Motza (9 km) 

Picnic on the way

14.00 Visit to the old Motza synagogue and archaeological excavations 

16.00 Return by bus to Jerusalem

19.00 Dinner at the hotel and evening of sharing 

Saturday 30 April 

8.30 Evaluation of the week 

10.00 Free day in Jerusalem or possibility of excursions

19.00 Dinner at the hotel and final evening 

Sunday 1. May 

Way back 


Practical information

  • Price of the stay: CHF 990.- (910 €) - This price is calculated on the basis of 30 people. If the group has 20 people, you will have to add Fr.-150 (130€)
  • The price includes: 7 nights in a half-board hotel (twin room), entrance to the sites, bus travel and guides
  • The price doesn’t include drinks, lunches and tipps
  • Accommodation in the "Austrian Hospice", a nice place in the old city of Jerusalem.
  • Single room supplement: CHF 270.- (250 Euros)
  • Flights are the responsibility of the participants
  • Formalities: passport required (valid six months after the return date)
  • Cancellation insurance: participants must have personal insurance. New health regulations may have to be taken into account
  • Payment: a deposit of CHF 500.- (470 Euros) upon confirmation. Balance to pay before 31th January 2022 at JC2033: CCP 14-719937-0 - IBAN: CH12 0900 0000 1471 9937 0
  • Cancellation: Any cancellation must be notified to the organizers in writing. A cancellation fee will be charged if it takes place after 31th January 2022.


Organisation and Information

JC2033 +41 21 999 2033

Martin Hoegger: +41 79 774 41 49

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Find out more

Read about martins trip in 2019: The chronicles of Emmaus 2019 - Blog Entry

Read about our first JC2033 tour in 2020: Chronicles of the road to Emmaus 2020 - Blog Entry

Download our: Emmaus way travel guide of 2020: