11 Days Marian Shrines with Barcelona

There’s no better way to experience Europe’s most treasured Catholic shrines than on these inspirational journeys through Spain, Portugal, and France. Hear about the shepherd children in Fatima and the apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary which happened over 100 years ago. Walk a portion of the Camino de Santiago and learn about the remarkable journey taken by pilgrims from all over the world into Santiago de Compostela. In Lourdes, an opportunity to join the nightly Rosary and candlelight procession as well as time to experience the Healing Baths. Lastly, a magical ending in Barcelona with time to celebrate life, reflect and rejoice. reflecting in Gaudi’s magnificent Sagrada Familia.

On our pilgrimage to the Marian Shrines we offer a complete itinerary that includes round-trip airfare, accommodation in first class hotels, breakfast and dinner daily, all transportation, daily Mass and all under excellent organizing, leadership and teaching from Nativity pilgrimage expert staff and Guides.

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DESTINATION INFORMATION
WHAT’S INCLUDED
ITINERARY
DATES & PRICES
YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:

  •   Round Trip Airfare
  •   All airport taxes and Fuel SURCHARGES.
  •   Includes First class Hotels 4-5 stars.
  •   Headphones for the pilgrimage.
  •   Transfers as per itinerary.
  •    Breakfast and Dinner daily.
  •   Sightseeing and admissions fees as per itinerary.
  •   Daily Masses.
  •   Professional local Catholic guide(s)
  •  Prices Based on Double Occupancy.
  •  Tour Brochures: Special promotional brochures featuring
  •   the Pilgrimage printed for distribution by you.
  •  Travel Protection Plan for Everybody on Pilgrimage is provided for FREE.
YOUR TRIP DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Trip cancellation protection plan is not included and is strongly        recommended.
  • Nativity Pilgrimage offers a comprehensive policy at additional cost.
  •  Passport & visa costs, if any.
  •  U.S. Passports must be valid for at least six (6) months subsequent to               return date.
  •   Items of a personal nature (hotel extras, laundry, phone calls, etc.).
  •   Meals not specified in the program.
  •   Gratuities to the tour manager, guides and driver.
  •   Items not specifically mentioned above.

INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR TRIP
  • Capital: Lisbon
  • Language: Portuguese
  • Population: 10.4 million
  • Time Zone: EST plus 5 hours
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Electricity: 230V. 50Hz
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FATIMA – SALAMANCA – MADRID – ZARAGOZA – LOURDES – BARCELONA

ITINERARY
Day
1

Flight from USA to Lisbon

Today: Your pilgrimage begins today as you depart on your overnight flight to Lisbon. Meals and drinks served aloft.

Day
2

Lisbon / Fatima

Today: At arrival in Lisbon we will be greeted by our local guide who will remain with us throughout the pilgrimage. Drive to Santarem at the Church of St. Stephen, site of the Eucharistic miracle. Continue to Fatima.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel in Lisieux.

Day
3

Fatima

Today: Celebrate mass at the Chapel of Apparitions. Visit the Basilica. Sites of Francisco and Jacinta’s. Aljusrel where the three children lived during the apparitions. Valinhos, another apparition site. Stations of the Cross along the Via Sacrent, site of the first Apparition.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel in Mont-St-Michel.

Day
4

Fatima / Porto / Santiago De Compostela

Today: Travel to Porto a wine factory.  Church of St. Francis before continuing to Santiago de Compostela for the night.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel in Mont-St-Michel.

Day
5

Santiago De Compostela

Today: In Santiago de Compostela, visit The Cathedral, the tomb of St. James. Churches of San Francisco and Santa Clara and see the Bell Tower. Tour the city.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel in Orleans.

Day
6

Santiago De Compostela / Avila

Today: Travel to Avila, the city of Kings and of Saints, birthplace of St. Theresa of Avila. See the Carmelite Convent and celebrate Mass at the Cathedral. Then, tour of the city.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel in Lyon.

Day
7

Avila / Burgos

Today: Travel to Burgos. Home of a magnificent Cathedral, and burial place of many Spanish Kings. Visit the Cathedral. Celebrate Mass.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel in Lourdes.

Day
8

Burgos / Loyola / Lourdes

Today: Travel to Loyola, birthplace of St. Ignatius, founder of The Jesuit Order. Visit the Basilica of Loyola, where the Saint was born. Continue to Lourdes. After registration in the hotel and dinner join the candlelight procession.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
9

Lourdes

Today: Tour of Lourdes will include Bernadette complete house, Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. Miraculous Spring. Shrine of Bernadette, and the XII century Castle. Stations of the Cross. Rest of the day free to participate in the different ceremonies or private devotion.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel in Paris.

Day
10

Barcelona

Today: Travel to Barcelona. Tour the city. Gothic Quarter. Church of Santa Maria Del Mar. La Sagrada Familia. Cathedral of St. Eulalia and its cloisters house Museum. Catherine Square to the port stretches Las Ramblas.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
11

Barcelona to USA

Today: This morning we will transfer to the airport to board our return flight home.