International Spiritual Exercises in the Swiss Alps
From Friday evening the 24th until Friday morning the 31st of August 2018
Simplonpass / Passo del Sempione, 2000 m ASL
Guides: Jean-Paul Hernandez SJ, Federico Pelicon SJ and Andreas Schalbetter SJ
For young people, age: 18-35 years.
Info and registration: Guglielmo Scocco firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost: between 80 and 160 euros (financial issues should not discourage from applying) + travelling costs
What to bring:
Bring your own towel, sleeping bag, tramping boots or stable shoes, sunhat, sunglasses, raincoat, bathing clothes (for a dip in the cold – there is a lake nearby) etc. It can get very cold and even snow at this time of the year – so also take warm clothes!
From Milano, Zürich or Genève: Itinerary with public transport: www.sbb.ch
Train schedules might change. There are only a few good connections per day, check online.
With public transportation by train from Milano over Domodossola and finally by bus to Simplonpass: travel time around 2 hrs 30 min.
With public transportation by train from Zurich over Brig and finally by bus to Simplonpass: travel time around 2 hrs 50 min.
With public transportation by train from Genève over Lausanne, Sion to Brig and finally by bus to Simplonpass: travel time around 3 hrs 15 min.