JOIN US– 18 DAYS MARIAN PILGRIMAGE
4990 USD per head
TRAVEL DATE: OCT 05 to 22, 2023 (FIRST PAY FIRST RESERVE BASIS)
*Roundtrip International airfare on economy class
*7kgs Hand carry Luggage
*30 kilos check-in baggage
*Manila terminal fee
*Philippines travel tax
*Airline taxes and City taxes
*3 Star hotel on twin-sharing basis
*Full board meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
*Full package tour, program base on itinerary
*English speaking local tour guide
*Accompanied by Filipino Tour Escort
*Free Travel Insurance with Covid-19 up to 65 years (Add fee for 66 yrs old above)
*Visa fees and processing
*Personal Expenses, Optional soda juices, RT PCR test if needed *Tipping to drivers, tour guides, porterage and restaurants
ITINERARY: May change depends on weather condition and actual travel pace.
DAY-1 ROME (D) Welcome to ROME, capital city of Italy! Also called The Eternal City by ancient Romans. After immigration clearance at the airport, meet your Tour Director and proceed for a full day sightseeing tour. Start with a visit to the Roman Colosseum (photo-stop), Roman Forum, Monument Vittorio Emanuelle II, Piazza de Venezia, make a wish at the Trevi Fountain and continue to roam at Piazza di Espagna where you will be given free time. Gather again and proceed to Church for our mass before we continue to hotel for check in, dinner, and overnight.
DAY-2 ROME (B/L/D) Breakfast inside hotel then drive to St. Peter Square to visit St. Peter’s Basilica, the most magnificent church in Christendom. Pass by the tomb of Pope John Paul II. We continue with a guided visit to one of the great art collections in the world, the Vatican Museum. We see the Tapestries Gallery, the Belvedere with its marvelous classical statues, the rooms wonderfully frescoed by Raphael, and Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel, which was recently restored to its original splendor. Visit the patriarchal basilicas of St. Paul outside the walls. Have time for your meditation and private devotion. We will arrange private mass after visiting the four major basicilicas. In the evening, dinner then back to our hotel for overnight.
DAY-3 ROME – ASSISI – PISA (B/L/D) Stop in Assisi the hometown of the Beloved St. Francis. See the Basilica of St. Francis and the Basilica of Santa Maria Degli Angeli. Continue on to Pisa to for a photo stop at the amazing Leaning Tower and the nearby Cathedral. As the day ends, check in to your hotel.
DAY-4 PISA – MONACO – NICE (B/L/D) We cross the border to France and stop at the Principality of Monaco. See the Annunciation Cathedral where Prince Rainer & Princess Grace are buried. See the Casino Monte Carlo, the Rock, Port Hercule, and Larvotto Beach. Later, continue to Nice to see the Massena Square, Promenade des Anglais, and the Place Garibal-di before dinner and check in.
DAY-5 NICE – PARIS (B/L/D) (By flight or by fast train) After breakfast at the hotel, we will check out and transfer to Nice Airport or station for Paris flight or by fast train. (We will send our luggage’s by our bus). Upon arrival, we will get in our private bus and start to discover Paris panoramically by bus. Paris, the cosmopolitan capital of France, is one of Europe’s largest cities, with 2.2 million people living in the dense, central city and almost 12 million people living in the whole metropolitan area. Located in the north of France on the river Seine, Paris has the well-deserved reputation of being the most beautiful and romantic of all cities, brimming with historic associations and remaining vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design. In the evening, sightseeing river cruise aboard Bateaux Mouches Cruise is included. Dinner then continue to hotel for overnight.
DAY-6 PARIS (B/L/D) Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to your half day guided city tour of Paris. Visit Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, see the Eiffel Tower, Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Concorde, Les Invalides, and the Louvre Museum. Afterwards, free time. Transfer back to hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY-7 PARIS – LOURDES (B/L/D) After breakfast, take your train to Lourdes. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for check in and resting. Free praying activities. Dinner and accommodation will be in the hotel.
DAY-8 LOURDES (B/L/D) The day is free for private devotion. You may wish to go to the Sanctuary to visit the Underground Basilica, walk the Station of the Cross, take the Holy Bath, drink the water or wash your face in the Grotto, or participate in the veneration of the sick pilgrim. In the evening, join the emotive candlelight procession.
DAY-9 LOURDES – ZARAGOZA (B/L/D) Have your breakfast inside the hotel. Today we will head to Zaragoza. Visit the basilica of “Our Lady of the Pillar”, where the virgin Mary appeared miraculously to Saint James the Great in the first century, standing on a pillar. Free time for souvenir shopping in the afternoon. Transfer to hotel for check in. Dinner and accommodation will be in the hotel.
DAY-10 ZARAGOZA – BARCELONA (B/L/D) Have your breakfast inside the hotel and check out from the hotel. Departure for Barcelona. We will have full day Barcelona City Tour. Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, is known for its art and architecture. Start from the Old town and Barcelona’s most famous avenue, Las Ramblas, with the Columbus monument in the end. See the Gothic Quarter, where the 13th century Gothic Cathedral is situated. Admire Gaudí most impressive works – Casa Milá and Casa Batlló, see the famous Sagrada Familia. Lunch will be in local restaurant. Spend free time. Afterwards, transfer to hotel for check in and resting. Dinner will be in the hotel restaurant.
DAY-11 BARCELONA –MONTSERRAT – BARCELONA (B/L/D) Have your breakfast inside the hotel. Today, we will start with our tour to Montserrat which is a multi-peaked mountain range near Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain. It is part of the Catalan Pre-Coastal Range. The main peaks are Sant Jeroni, Montgrós, and Miranda de les Agulles. We will experience Cable Car from the bottom of Montserrat Mountain to Montserrat monastery. It is said that cable car first started running in 1930. It travels at a speed of 5 meters per second and at a gradient of up to 45%. Lunch will be in local restaurant. Free time for shopping. Dinner will be in local restaurant. Overnight will be in the hotel.
DAY-12 BARCELONA – MADRID (B/L/D) Have your breakfast inside the hotel. We will take fast train to Madrid. Arrival to Madrid which is a cosmopolitan city that combines the most modern infrastructures and the status as an economic, financial, administrative, and service centre, with a large cultural and artistic heritage, a legacy of centuries of exciting history. The tour starts going to the Puerta Del Sol. Feel the atmosphere of the city over the plaza, which is the “heart” of Madrid and one of the busiest places in the city. See the famous statue of a bear climbing a tree, which is the symbol of Madrid then continue to Plaza de Espana that contains a sculpture of Cervantes and his famous Don Quixote and Sancho Panza characters. See the building of the Parliament and Cibeles Fountain, named after the roman goddess of nature, it is seen as one of Madrid` most important symbols. Have your dinner and continue to hotel.
DAY-13 MADRID – SALAMANCA (B/L/D) After breakfast we board our coach and motor across the Portuguese-Spanish border to the city of Salamanca, where we visit the Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Penafrancia and the great University of Salamanca, the oldest university in Spain and one of the oldest in Europe. We celebrate mass today at the Basilica. The city lies on a plateau by the Tormes river, which is crossed by a bridge 500 ft long built on 26 arches, fifteen of which are of Roman origin, while the remainder date from the 16th century. Salamanca has been declared a “World Heritage Site” by UNESCO. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure. Our dinner and evening are in Salamanca.
DAY-14 SALAMANCA – FATIMA (B/L/D) Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Departure to Fatima. Upon arrival, check-in in the hotel for resting. Have your free time for your meditation and private devotion. Dinner and accommodation will be in the hotel.
DAY-15 FATIMA (B/L/D) Have your breakfast inside the hotel. Start the day with visiting the following places: the Basilica where the tombs of Lucia, Francisco, and Jacinta is located; the Chapel of the Apparitions the place where Our Lady appeared; the church of the Holy Trinity; the exposition “Fatima Light and Peace” where are the offers left by the pilgrims. Later visit Aljustrel, the village where the shepherds were born. Continue to Valinhos and visit the Stations of the Cross and the Calvary, the site of Our Lady’s 4th apparition and the place where the children received the first and third visit of the “Angel of Peace”. After the visit proceed to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Ortiga and to the Parish Church. The afternoon is free for personal devotions. At the end of the day, return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY-16 FATIMA – LISBON END (B/L) Drive to the capital of Portugal, Lisbon. We will head first to the birthplace of San Antonio de Lisboa (better known as St. Anthony de Padua). Afterwards continue for sightseeing tour – see the Tagus River, Marques de Pombal Square, Liberdade Avenue, pass by Belem Palace, official residence of the President of Portugal. Stop at Belem Tower – icon of the Age of Discovery and the Monument of the Discoveries. Close by is Jeronimos Monastery, magnificent example of the Manueline style. See the Baixa, Praca do Comercio, and the Suspension Bridge. Free time before transfer to Lisbon airport for the flight back home.
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