Marian Shrines of Europe
11 days | Portugal | Spain | France
may 11 to 21, 2018
From Los Angeles $3,495
$300 non-refundable deposit is necessary to make a reservation. Space is limited.
Friday May 11 USA.- LISBOA
Presentation at the airport at the indicated time, to take flight with final destination Lisbon. Night on board.
Saturday May 12 LISBOA- FATIMA
Arrival in Madrid and connecting flight to Lisbon. Attendance and reception at the airport, by the guide who will accompany us throughout the tour. Depending on the arrival time, you can make a nice excursion through the heart of Lisbon, visiting: the Belén Tower, the Jerónimos Monastery, the discoverer's monument, the Plaza del Comercio, Plaza del Rocío, etc. After the visit Mass and free time until departure time to Fatima, a city which is the most important Marian shrine in Portugal. Dinner at the hotel and departure to attend the Procession of the Torches and participate in the Holy Rosary.
Sunday May 13 FATIMA-AJUSTREL-FATIMA
Breakfast and visit of the place where the Virgin Mary in the year 1.917 appears to three shepherds (Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco). One of the most important places of pilgrimage in the Catholic world. The visit includes: the Chapel of the Apparitions, the true heart of the Shrine. It was the first building built in Cova da Iria and precisely in the place of the apparitions of Our Lady. The Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, It was started in the year 1928 and consecrated on October 7, 1953. Its 15 altars represent the 15 mysteries of the Rosary and the Basilica of the Holy Trinity, cataloged as Minor Basilica from June 12, 2012. Mass. Lunch and departure to carry out the via crucis that will take us to Aljustrel, visiting the famous fifteen chapels alluding to the passion and resurrection of the Lord. In Aljustrel we will know the houses where the shepherds lived. Return by bus to Fatima. Dinner and departure to participate in the activities marked by the Sanctuary; Eucharist, Holy Rosary and Procession of the Torches.
Monday, May 14 FATIMA -SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
Breakfast and departure to the Spanish border to reach Santiago de Compostela. Arrival and panoramic visit of this monumental city, declared Patrimony of the Humanity, counts on a total of 30 Historical Churches, raised by the own Archbishopric. Internal visit of the Basilica with the famous Puerta del Perdón and the tomb of the Apostle Santiago. Pilgrim's Mass and transfer to the hotel. Dinner and accommodation.
Tuesday May 15 SANTIAGO - LEON- BURGOS
Breakfast and departure to León. Arrival and visit of this city that has some of the most spectacular monuments in Spain, such as its Gothic Cathedral with the most beautiful stained glass windows in Europe, the Romanesque frescoes of the Collegiate Church of San Isidoro, known as the Sistine Chapel of Romanesque, and the façade more impressive plateresque, the Hospital of San Marcos, the Plaza Mayor, the Plaza de las Palomas, and finally the Market, popularly known as the Plaza del Grano. After the visit, continue to Burgos and visit the Cathedral, the only cathedral in Spain recognized as an individual World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and accommodation.
Wednesday, May 16 BURGOS- ZARAGOZA
Breakfast and departure to Zaragoza, a city imbued with a deep devotional feeling, whose symbol is the sanctuary of the Basilica of Our Lady of Pilar, the oldest church consecrated to the Virgin of Christianity. The basilica is one of the most famous sanctuaries in the world and has been a center of pilgrimage for centuries. After finishing the visit, transfer to the hotel dinner and accommodation.
Thursday, May 17 ZARAGOZA- LOURDES
Breakfast. Departure to Lourdes population located in the high French Pyrenees (Hautes Pyrennes). Here is the most visited Sanctuary in the world. Lourdes welcomes with love all those who come to this sacred place, will come out renewed and flooded with love for that source of inexhaustible Faith that is devotion to the Virgin Mary. Dinner, and departure to participate in the Procession of the Candles.
Friday, May 18 LOURDES - PARIS
Breakfast and visit of the Sanctuary. Lunch and departure to the station to move to Paris on the high-speed train, TGV, Departure at 16:10 and arrival in Paris at 21:08. Transfer to the hotel, and accommodation.
Saturday, May 19 PARIS
Breakfast and panoramic visit of the city, crossing the Avenue of the Champs Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, the Opera, Island of the City with the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Latin Quarter, Place de la Bastille, its streets and avenues of international fame. Lunch and inside visit of the Cathedral of Notre Dame, the Chapel of the Miraculous Medal where the Blessed Virgin appeared to Saint Catherine Labouré in 1830 offering her Thanks to the one who will wear her Medal and initiating the devotion to the Miraculous Medal. We will end the day with a beautiful cruise on the Seine for just over an hour in one of the trimarans of the Bateaux Mouches fleet. Transfer to the hotel and accommodation.
Sunday, May 20 PARIS
Breakfast and departure to the Eiffel Tower. Entrance included to the second floor. Continuation to Montmatre, one of the most picturesque and famous districts of Paris by the boheme, where years ago famous painters like Picasso, Toulouse Lautrec, etc. They started their fame. Here we will also visit the famous Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Lunch and free time until the agreed time or optionally visit the Louvre Museum or Palace of Versailles. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
Monday, May 21 PARIS- USA
Breakfast and departure to Charles de Gaulle International Airport. Billing and boarding on the return flight.
THE PRICE INCLUDES
• BUS FOR THE WHOLE ROUTE
• SUPERIOR TOURIST HOTELS 4 *
• BUFFET BREAKFAST
• 10 MEALS (LUNCHES OR DINNERS) WITH WATER AND WINE
• ACCOMPANYING TOUR GUIDE DURING ALL THE ROUTE
• TRAVEL INSURANCE.
• VISITS MARKED ON THE ITINERARY WITH ENTRY INCLUDED WHERE IT IS PRECISE.
• RESERVES OF RELIGIOUS MASSES AND ACTS
• TRAVEL BAG
• BAG IDENTIFIER
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
EXTRAS LIKE LUGGAGE ASSISTANCE, DRINKS OR MEALS NOT SPECIFIED IN PROGRAM, WASHING AND IRONING OF CLOTHING, TELEPHONE, ETC.