10 Day Shrines of France

France represents one of our most popular tourist destinations. An inspiring pilgrimage highlighted by a visit to the Blessed Mother’s shrine at Lourdes where the Virgin Mary appeared to a young shepherd girl… Nevers, where St. Bernadette lived after the apparitions … Lisieux, home of St. Therese, The Little Flower … the cathedral in Chartres with its impressive stained glass windows … magnificent Mont St. Michel … the lovely chateaux of the Loire Valley … the Beaches of Normandy plus unforgettable Paris and the famous Notre Dame Cathedral.

On our pilgrimage, 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.

Join Fr. Edward Looney, Anna Nuzzo

& “Miracle Hunter” Michael O’Neill

October 18 – 27, 2021

(Fátima: October 27 – 30)

For more information

Anna Nuzzo
anna.nuzzo78@gmail.com

$4,290 Per Person

(+$870 for Fátima)

(Prague: September 13 – 15, 2021)

Round Air Trip from Chicago, IL

YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:
  • Round Trip Airfare.
  • All airport taxes and Fuel SURCHARGES.
  • First-class Hotels.
  • Transfers as per itinerary.
  • Breakfast and Dinner daily.
  • Sightseeing and admissions fees as per itinerary.
  • Daily Masses. (If requested)
  • Professional local guides
  • 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:
    • A trip cancellation protection plan is not included and is strongly recommended.
    • Nativity Pilgrimage offers a comprehensive policy at an additional cost.
    • Passport & visa costs, if any.
    • S. Passports must be valid for at least six (6) months subsequent to return date.
    • Gratuities to the tour manager, guides and driver.
    • Items of a personal nature (hotel extras, laundry, phone calls, etc.)
INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR TRIP
  • Capital: Paris
  • Language: French
  • Population: 63 million
  • Time Zone: EST plus 6 hours
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Electricity: 220V. 50Hz
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PARIS – PARAY LE MONIEL – ARS -LA SALETTE – AVIGNON – CARCASSONNE – LOURDES

ITINERARY
Day
1

USA / Paris

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

Day
2

Paris

Today: We arrive in Paris, the “City of Lights,” in the morning. We stop at the Rue du Bac Chapel for Mass en route to our hotel. Here, we view the incorrupt body of St. Catherine Labouré. Our Blessed Mother appeared to this Daughter of Charity in 1830 to introduce the devotion of the Miraculous Medal.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at our hotel.

Day
3

Paris

Today: Breakfast will be at the hotel before we enjoy a panoramic guided city tour of beautiful Paris, including the Eiffel Tower, Champs-Élysées, Arc de Triomphe, and Notre Dame Cathedral. This day will be at leisure to explore and enjoy Paris on our own. In the evening, we will enjoy a river cruise on the Seine and the “lights of Paris.”

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at our hotel.

Day
4

Paris / Lisieux / Mont St. Michel

Today: After we have early morning breakfast, we will depart for Lisieux, the town of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus. We will have a short visit of the places related to the life of St. Thérèse, including the Basilica built in her honor. We then continue to Mont St. Michel, a sanctuary built to honor St. Michael, the Archangel. We will have a guided visit of the magnificent Abbey of Mont St. Michel.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at our hotel.

Day
5

Mont St. Michel / Pontmain / Le Puy

Today: Breakfast will be at the hotel before we depart for Pontmain, where Our Lady appeared to four children on January 17, 1871, bringing an end to the Franco-Prussian War. We will visit the Basilica of Pontmain and have a guided tour. Afterward, we will proceed to the Marian apparition site at Pellevoisin and continue to Le Puy, the site of one of the first Marian apparitions in history.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at our hotel.

Day
6

Rocamadour / La Salette

Today: Breakfast will be at the hotel before we proceed to Rocamadour, the site of a famed Marian sanctuary and miraculous statue, and then to La Salette.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at our hotel.

Day
7

La Salette / Le Laus / Toulouse

Today: After breakfast, we will visit the Sanctuary of Our Lady of La Salette, the famed site of the Virgin Mary’s apparitions to two children in 1846. Afterward, we depart to Toulouse, making a stop at St Étienne le Laus, a place of Church-approved visions experienced by shepherdess Benedicta Rencurel in 1664. We then continue to Toulouse.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at our hotel.

Day
8

Toulouse / Lourdes

Today: After breakfast, we will transfer to Lourdes. Upon our arrival, we will visit the Grotto and the Basilica with its magnificent, breathtaking Decades of the Rosary Walls. Here, we will celebrate Mass before checking into our hotel. The late afternoon will be at leisure. Dinner will be at the hotel before we take part in the evening Candlelight International Rosary Procession (if available).

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at our hotel.

Day
9

Lourdes

Today: We will have an early Mass at the Grotto—the site of the Lourdes apparitions—before we participate in the morning walking tour of Lourdes where we will visit the places associated with the life of St. Bernadette. These places 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; the chapel where St. Bernadette received her First Holy Communion; and the parish church containing the Font where she was baptized. The afternoon is at leisure for us to explore these holy grounds on our own. We can walk the life-sized Stations of the Cross, submerge ourselves in the Healing Baths of Lourdes, or take part in the Healing Procession to the underground church. Once again, after dinner, we can participate in the Candlelight International Rosary Procession (if available).

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at our hotel.

Day
10

LOURDES / USA

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

Optional Tour of Fatima

Day
10

Lourdes / Lisbon / Santarém / Fátima

Today: Arriving in Lisbon, we will be greeted by our tour guide before boarding our deluxe motor coach for a panoramic tour of the charming Portuguese capital. We will see the fanciful Belém Tower, Geronimo’s Monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary, the Monument to the Discoveries, and the Basilica of St. Anthony (patron saint of lost objects). We continue to Fátima with a stop in Santarém, one of the oldest cities in the world, to visit the Church of St. Stephen. This church has been housing the Miracle of the Bleeding Host on continuous display since 1269 AD. Mass may be celebrated here before we depart for Fátima, arriving in the afternoon to check into our hotel. In the evening (if available), we will join the Rosary Candlelight Procession.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at our hotel.

Day
11

Fátima

Today: Breakfast will be at the hotel before we visit Aljustrel, the home of the shepherd children. We then continue to Valinhos, where Our Lady appeared after the children’s release from prison, and Loca do Cabeço, where the Angel of Portugal appeared twice to the children. We will visit the church where they were baptized and the local cemetery. We then return to the hotel with time for private devotions. Later, we will participate in the Rosary and the Candlelight Procession (if available).

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at our hotel.

Day
12

Fátima

Today: After breakfast at the hotel, we will visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Fátima, starting at the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary with the tombs of Jacinta and Francisco (beatified in 2000 and canonized in 2017) and Lúcia (cause for beatification in progress at the Vatican)v. We will continue to the Capelinha, where Our Lady appeared to the three children. There will be time at leisure for private devotions. After dinner, we can once again experience the Rosary Candlelight Procession (if available).

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at our hotel.

Day
13

Fátima / Lisbon / USA

Today: We will have breakfast at the hotel before we depart from Fátima to Lisbon´s airport for our flight back home.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

THE TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

Air Transportation Economy class and round-trip airfares are based on the time of the reservation. Rates and times are subject to change without notice. Airfares, once issued, ARE NON-REFUNDABLE, NON –TRANSFERABLE, AND CANNOT BE USED TOWARDS FUTURE TRAVEL.

Land Transportation All land transportation as described in the itinerary will be by Deluxe Motor Coach. Some may be equipped with Wi-Fi service.

Hotels Your hotels will be first-class with double occupancy (2 people per room with a private bath). Neither Nativity Pilgrimage nor the trip coordinator are responsible for providing a roommate.

Single Room There is an additional cost per person as specified on the registration form. Single rooms are limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

Meal Plan The meal plan offers two (2) meals per day and consists of both breakfast and dinner. You are responsible for your lunch.

Baggage Nativity Pilgrimage limits all passengers to one (1) piece of checked luggage and one (1) carry-on. All passengers should check with the airlines carriers for up to date baggage weight and dimensions.

Airport Taxes, Fuel Surcharges and Security Fees

Daily Mass

Protection Plan During the Trip

THE TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

Tips for your guide & driver The recommended amounts of tips per person are $7.00 – $9.00 per day for guide(s), $5.00 – $7.00 per day for driver(s), $1.00 – $2.00 per day for hotels, and $1.00 – $2.00 per day for restaurants.

Expenses for passports or any additional documents that may be required Passports must be valid after 6 months of return date.

Personal articles Laundry, other beverages (wines, liquors, mineral water, tea, coffee, etc.) and food that are not on the menus of your included meal package, and any additional luggage.

Non-itinerary fees Any sightseeing, other services, or personal items that are optional or not specifically mentioned as being included in the itinerary. Optional events on itinerary have fees to be added to the final price.

Lunch

Cancellation Protection Plan We highly recommend purchasing the Group Deluxe Protection Plan upon registration.

BOOKING CONDITIONS

A deposit of $300.00 per person is required at the time of booking. No reservation will be processed without a deposit. Final payment is due 07/09/2021, the closest business day within 100 days prior to your departure date. Late registrations received after the deadline require full payment (subject to availability). No deposits will be accepted at this time.

WE DO NOT ACCEPT PAYMENTS BY CREDIT CARD FOR DEPOSITS.

WE ACCEPT CASH, CHECKS, MONEY ORDERS, AND MAJOR CREDIT CARDS. THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL 3% CHARGE FOR EACH CREDIT CARD PAYMENT.

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Cancellation notices must be received at our office in written form via email or regular U.S. mail.

For cancellations up to 60 days prior to departure: cancellation fee of $100

For cancellations within 59 days to 30 of departure: 50% of trip price

For cancellations within 29 prior to departure: 100% of trip price

Insurance premiums: non-refundable

We highly recommend purchasing the Group Deluxe Protection Plan to avoid these cancellation fees.

PROTECT YOUR TRIP

A form is available on our website with more information on the Group Deluxe Protection Plan and the cost:

https://www.nativitypilgrimage.com/travel-protection-form-2/

RESPONSIBILITY

Nativity Pilgrimage, Inc. and their agents assume no liability or responsibility in regards to travel in any form for any injuries or loss of property, accidents, delays, changes in schedule or itinerary, incidental damages or any irregular circumstances. This would include, but not limited to, default or omission by any third party providing services or facilities related to and/or included in the tour or any part thereof.

The IATA carriers, steamship firms and other transportation companies, whose services are featured in these tours, are not to be held responsible or accountable for any act, omission or event during the time the passengers are not on board their respective conveyance. The passage contract in use by these companies, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the companies and the purchaser of these tours and/or passengers and Nativity Pilgrimage, Inc. does not assume any liability or responsibility in connection therewith. They are not responsible for any losses or additional expenses due to delay or changes in air or other services, sickness, weather, strike, war, guarantees, or other causes. All such losses or expenses shall be borne by the passenger as tour rates provide for arrangements only for the time stated. The right is reserved to substitute hotels of similar quality to those specified in the itinerary.

The right is reserved by Nativity Pilgrimage to cancel any tour prior to departure. Refund detail settlement conditions vary upon each trip.

No refund will be made for any used portion of the tour unless arrangements are made prior to departure from the United States.

PRICES AND ITINERARIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.