12 Days Marian Shrines

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.

DESTINATION INFORMATION
WHAT’S INCLUDED
ITINERARY
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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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ATIMA – SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA – SHRINES OF NORTH SPAIN – 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

Today: At arrival you will be greeted by our local guide who will remain with us throughout the pilgrimage tour as you pass by some of the most important monuments. Tower of Belen, Monastery of St. Jerome and Monument to the Discoveries. Free time. Continue to Lisbon.

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

Day
3

Lisbon / Santarem / Batalha / Fatima

Today: Travel to Santarem. Visit. Church of St. Stephen, home to a Eucharistic miracle. Continue to Batalha Monastery, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Travel to Fatima. Visit the Sanctuary.  The Miracle Museum. After dinner. Participation in the Candle Procession.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
4

Fatima

Today: Tour the town. Visit the town where the children lived. Walk the Way of the Cross. Celebrate Mass in Fatima and if time allows it visit the Apparitions Chapel in Fatima. Proceed to the participation in the Candle Procession.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
5

Fatima / Porto / Santiago De Compostela

Today: Travel to Porto. Visit. Assumption Cathedral, dedicated to the Assumption. Stop at the Stock Exchange Market. St. Francis Church. Free time for lunch on your own or shopping next to the river. (Optional). Visit cellar and the port wine tasting. Continue to Santiago de Compostela.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
6

Santiago De Compostela

Today: Tour the city starting with The Cathedral where the tomb of the Apostle St. James Lies. Celebrate Mass at the Cathedral. Continue tour of the rest of the city.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
7

Santiago De Compostela / Leon & Burgos / San Sebastian

Today: Travel to Leon. Tour the city, including the Cathedral. Cathedral of Santa Maria de la Regla. Explore the surroundings, shop or have lunch. Continue to Burgos. Visit the Cathedral. Continue to San Sebastian. Arrive to hotel and registration.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
8

San Sebastian / Lourdes

Today: Walk around the beach of San Sebastian. Depart to Lourdes. At arrival, register at your hotel and prepare to participate in the candlelight procession after dinner.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
9

Lourdes

Today: Early Mass at the Grotto. Tour the town walking Bernardette Steps that includes a little museum dedicated to her life and the houses where she lived. Free afternoon for personal devotion or leisure.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
10

Lourdes / Andorra / Barcelona

Today: Travel to Andorra. Celebrate Mass at the Sanctuarty of Our Lady of Meritxell. Continue to the old town of Andora to enjoy lunch. Departure to Barcelona.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
11

Barcelona

Today:Travel to Barcelona. Tour the city including. Sagrada Familia. Paseig de Gracia. Las Ramblas. Free time for lunch and shopping. Celebrate Mass at Barcelona’s Cathedral.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
12

Barcelona to USA

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