3. SHRINES OF OUR LADY

AN 8N/12D PILGRIMAGE TO PORTUGAL, SPAIN & FRANCE (Lourdes))

Upon arrival at Lisbon International Airport, we will be welcomed and check-in to the hotel.

 

Overnight stay in Lisbon (D)

Our pilgrimage starts this morning with a visit to St Anthony’s Basilica, the birth place of St Anthony of Padua, the patron saint of Portugal. As our tour continues, visit the Belem Tower and the Gothic Monastery of St Jeronimo. Later this afternoon journey to Fatima stopping at Holy Miracle Church of St Stephen at Santarem, home of 13th century Eucharistic miracle.

 

Overnight stay in Fatima (B D)

Today see the Tombs of the visionaries of Fatima; the Aljustrel where the children lived; and the Valinhos; where Our Lady appeared after the children’s return from prison. Spend rest of the day in reflections and for personal devotions. We celebrate Holy Mass at the Little Chapel of Apparitions and join for the Rosary and participate in the candlelight processions in the evening.

 

Overnight stay in Fatima (B D)

This morning we drive to Alba de Tormes, home to the Carmelite Monastery founded by St Teresa. Upon arrival in Alba de Tormes, we will visit the Monastery where St Teresa died and was buried. We will also visit the small museum dedicated to St Teresa of Avila. We continue our journey to the medieval city of Avila for an overnight stay.

 

Overnight stay in Avila (B D)

Our day starts with a visit to the Convent of the Incarnation where St Theresa lived, wrote books, and experienced mystical revelations. Proceed to visit the museum that is built upon the home of St Teresa which contains her relics and that of St John of the Cross. We will proceed our journey towards Segovia to visit Sepulchre of St John of the Cross and magnificent gothic style Cathedral of Segovia.

 

Overnight stay in Burgos (B D)

We start our day with a panoramic tour of Burgos, the historic capital of Old Castile and many Spanish kings who were buried in this amazing Gothic Cathedral in Burgos. Proceed towards Loyola, the birthplace of Saint Ignatius where he later experienced a deep spiritual conversion. We will visit the Loyola Manor where Ignatius was born; St Sebastian de Soreasu where Ignatius was baptized. Later, we journey to Lourdes through the beautiful landscape of the Pyrenees in southern France. Upon our arrival at Lourdes, we will check-in to our hotel.

 

Overnight stay in Lourdes (B D)

We rise with the sun this morning to set out on a walking tour of Lourdes to visit the Upper & Lower Basilicas; the Grotto of Massabielle; Boly Mill, the birthplace of St Bernadette; and Cachot, the home of St Bernadette at the time of the apparitions. Spend rest of the day in prayer, personal devotions and bathe in the miraculous spring. Join the candlelight procession with faithful from all over the world.

 

Overnight stay in Lourdes (B D)

After early breakfast drive to the incredible mountain sanctuary, Our Lady of Montserrat. On the way stop at the town of Manresa where St Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits, spent months in prayer and meditation and where he wrote his “Spiritual Exercises”. Once we arrive in Montserrat check in to the hotel for an overnight stay.

 

Overnight stay in Montserrat (B D)

This morning, we will awaken feeling well refreshed! Following breakfast, we will start off with an exciting tour of the Monastery and grounds where we see the Statue of Our Lady of Montserrat, to prayerfully observe the Way of the Cross and enjoy some of the most incredible scenery in Spain. Later we will proceed to Barcelona, enroute visit the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Columbus Monument. Later in the afternoon we will be transferred to the International Airport for our return flight to Australia.

 

Overnight in Transit (B)

  • AUD 3790 All Inclusive Land Package PP*
    AUD 200 Tips & gratuities additional (will be pre-collected and added to invoice)

OPTIONAL COST:

• Single room supplement: AUD 950**
• Return Economy Airfare#: Approx. $1900 – $ 2200 (To be confirmed 9 months prior to departure.)
• Cover More Travel Insurance: Quote provided based on D.O.B and Medical History disclosure.

TOUR CODE : DEPARTURE DATE 

  • SLMAY20 : 11 MAY 2019
  • SLSEP20  : 2 SEP 2020

• Accommodation in Premium Hotels
• All Breakfasts and Dinners
• Local Transfers in Luxury coaches

• English Speaking professional guides.
• Entrances at monuments as per itinerary
• Holy Mass arrangements

• Expenses of personal nature viz. telephone calls, table drinks, laundry, tips etc.
• Visa
• Travel Insurance

• Tips to the guide/Driver, if any.
• Any other services/expenses not accounted for in the above
• Airport/City/Local Taxes

*The price is based on a group size of 25 paying pilgrims.
*Surcharge of AUD 350 may apply for groups less than 20.
*Minimum group size is 15. 100% refunds guaranteed if group is canceled due to numbers.
*Prices quoted on a twin/double/triple sharing basis. Triple room is not advised unless aged less than 12 years.
*The price is subject to the departure date and changes in foreign exchange fluctuations.
#We are not liable for external airline bookings made before group is confirmed for departure.
**We can try and find a room sharing partner if possible, on a first-come-first-serve-basis only. If we cannot find a room share single supplement would be applicable. We are not in any way liable or obligated to find you boarding partner.

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