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Suggested Itinerary

Group Tours


2-Day  Itinerary - St. Bernard Abbey - Cullman, AL
(Monday  through Thursday)

DAY #1
9 AM  Early morning tour of  Ave Maria Grotto and the Abbey Church on the grounds of St. Bernard Abbey, Visit the gift shop.

Group tour rate is $5 per person Tour Leader and Bus driver admitted free. Step-On Guide available at  Ave Maria Grotto.

Contact Gary Whited (256) 734-4110.

Lunch Options:
  1. 11:15 p.m. Lunch in the Dining Hall - St. Bernard Abbey
  2. 12:15 PM - Lunch at *Rumors Deli,  Featured
    in Southern Living Magazine

*Contact Annette Harris (256) 737-0911

1:00 PM - Tour Cullman Museum,

Admission ($3 per person with Tour Leader and Bus driver free)

Contact Elaine Fuller (256) 739-1258

2:30 PM Shopping at A Touch of German, Margo's Antiques & Gifts and in all the shops in
the historical Warehouse District, and downtown Cullman.
5:00 PM Check-in at the Retreat and Conference Center - St. Bernard Abbey.
Dinner Options:
6:15 PM
  1. Dinner at the famous All Steak Restaurant, Contact Matt Heim (256) 734-4322
    Meals range from $10-34 (depending on what your group wants to eat - offers everything
    from steaks and seafood to soup, salads and burgers).
  2. Dine at St. Bernard
7:30 PM Return to Conference Center for the evening
DAY #2
8:00 AM St. Bernard Dining Hall
9:00 AM
  1. Tour the City of Churches
  2. Antique in Cullman
10:00 AM Visit Southern Accents,  Village Furniture and Gifts, Downtown and Warehouse District 
12:00 Carlton's Italian Restaurant , and Johnny's Barbeque (both locally owned)
1:30 Travel to Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament - contact Luke Johnasen (205) 795-5717 No admission fee - 1 hour tour.

Return to Retreat and Conference Center