October 23 – 31, 2017
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Day 2 (Tuesday, October 24): FATIMA
Early morning arrival in Lisbon, followed by a deluxe motor-coach, panoramic tour of Lisbon en-route to Fatima. Upon arrival, we check-in at the hotel with time to settle in and have lunch. Later in the afternoon, visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, including the Basilica with the tombs of visionaries Lucia, Jacinta, and Francisco and the Chapel of the Apparitions (Capelinha). Dinner & overnight in Fatima. (D)
Day 3 (Wednesday, October 25): FATIMA
After breakfast, we visit the hamlet of Aljustrel, home of the three shepherd children to whom the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared. Continue to Valinhos, where Our Lady appeared in August 1917, after the children were released from prison. Visit the parish church where the children were baptized and the cemetery in which Jacinta & Francisco were first laid to rest and many relatives are buried. The afternoon will be at leisure for private devotions. Dinner & overnight in Fatima. (B,D)
Day 4 (Thursday, October 26): FATIMA / BURGOS
We will depart Fatima after breakfast and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Portuguese countryside, crossing the border to Spain. Enjoy an orientation tour of Burgos upon arrival. A highlight of the tour will be a visit to the Basilica of Burgos, one of the three largest and most beautiful basilicas in Spain, which is one of the stops on the Camino de Santiago trail. Dinner & overnight in Burgos. (B,D)
Day 5 (Friday, October 27): BURGOS / LOURDES
We depart Burgos after breakfast, enjoying the scenic ride through the Pyrenees Mountains en route to Lourdes. We arrive in the afternoon and visit the Shrine of Lourdes. Join the evening Candlelight Procession, if available. Dinner & overnight in Lourdes. (B,D)
Day 6 (Saturday, October 28): LOURDES
After breakfast, participate in a walking tour of Lourdes, which highlights the places associated with the life of St. Bernadette. These include the Boly Mill where St. Bernadette was born; the Locale Mill, residence of her parents; the “Cachot”, formerly used as a jail, where she lived at the time of the Apparitions; and the parish church containing the baptismal font where she was baptized. After dinner, please feel free to participate in the Candlelight Procession, if available. Dinner & overnight in Lourdes. (B,D)
Day 7 (Sunday, October 29): LOURDES / PARIS
After breakfast we depart Lourdes for Paris via the TGV train. Upon arrival in Paris, group will be met by tour escort and motor coach for transfer to Sacre Coeur for private Mass. Hotel for check-in & rest of the day at your leisure. Dinner & overnight. (B,D)
Day 8 (Monday, October 30): PARIS
Morning Mass at the Rue du Bac in the chapel where Our Lady appeared to St. Catherine Laboure (Miraculous Medal). Following Mass, we will make a stop at the Church of St Vincent de Paul. We continue our morning with a tour of Paris, the “City of Lights” viewing such sights as the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysee, the Eiffel Tower, the Notre Dame Cathedral. Dinner & overnight. (B,D)
Day 9 (Tuesday, October 31): PARIS / USA
Depart for airport this morning for your return flight home. Arrive U.S. same day.
**NOTE: While no changes are anticipated, there may be occasions when certain alterations become necessary to this itinerary due to pending schedule confirmations, and/or, due to changes beyond our control. Mass to be scheduled daily, locations pending confirmation.
Price including international air: $ 3,599.00 per person, discounted for Cash/Check payment, based on 25 participants / double occupancy. (If paying with credit card Full price of: $3,740.00 per person.)
Land-only price: $ 2,279.00 per person, discounted for Cash/Check payment, based on 25 participants / double occupancy. (If paying with credit card Full price of: $2,370.00 per person.) Land-only package includes all listed below EXCEPT “Air out of Detroit Metro Airport (DTW)”. We gladly offer this option for pilgrims who wish to purchase their own international air and/or depart from another domestic airport. HOWEVER, you must contact Maggie at 419-290-8782 prior to arranging your separate international flight.
*Limited Single rooms available add: $ 575.00