13 Days Pilgrimage to 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.

Join Fr. Juan Camilo Montoya

Join Fr. Juan Camilo Montoya

May 17 – 29, 2020

Tour Coordinator:

Socorro Martinez (575)640-2841 | smartinez_olopchurch@yahoo.com

$4,000 Per Person

Round Trip Air from El Paso, TX

(Includes Round Trip Airfare, First class hotels. Porterage.
Air conditioned motor coach. Breakfast and Dinner. Basic Tour and Guided
Sightseeing. Entrance Fees. Masses as indicated in the itinerary.
Professional Catholic guide(s). Listening devices. Airport Taxes. Fuel Surcharges and The Group Protection Plan)

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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LISBON – FATIMA – SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA – BURGOS – LOURDES – ZARAGOZA – BARCELONA

ITINERARY
Day
1

USA / LISBON

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

Day
2

LISBON 

Today: We arrive in Lisbon in the morning and are greeted by our guide and driver who will remain with us throughout the pilgrimage. Board your bus and take a tour of the city. Visit St. Anthony’s. St. Jerome’s Monastery. Discoveries Monument. Lisbon Cathedral. Basilica of the Star.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Day
3

SANTAREM / FATIMA

Today: We will continue to Santarem where we visit and have the mass at the Church of St. Stephen, home to a Eucharistic miracle that has been on display since 1269 AD. Continue to Fatima to register in the hotel and dinner.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Day
4

FATIMA

Today: We will have mass in one of the many chapels around the Sanctuary, we will have a full day walking the Way of the Cross at the ends at the Chapel of Calvary overlooking Fatima. Continue to visit the houses of the three children in the village of Aljustrel. Continue to Valinhos the place of the apparitions after the children were released from Jail. We will proceed explore the place (if time allows). We will return to the hotel to prepare for the Candle Procession.

Evening: Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day
5

FATIMA / PORTO / SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

Today: Early departure to Porto, Portugal’s second city. We will celebrate Mass at the Cathedral, dedicated to the Assumption late morning. Later in the day we will take a city tour to sightseeing the most important city monuments. We will make a stop at the Stock Exchange Market and St. Francis Church. The rest of the afternoon is for lunch on your own and shopping next to the river. Optional if you want to visit the wine cellar and the port wine tasting. Continue to Santiago de Compostela.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Day
6

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

Today: See the panoramic of Monte Gozo. We will proceed to the C thedral, to the tomb where St. James Lies. Celebrate Mass at the Cathedral. We will continue exploring the city and if time allows, we will have some free to do whatever you want.

Evening: Dinner and overnight in the hotel

Day
7

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA / AVILA

Today: We depart to Avila, city of Kings and Saints, which is c ly surrounded by a wall of century XI. This is the birthplace of St. Teresa of Avila. Celebrate Mass in the Cathedral. In the afternoon we will take a tour of this beautiful city, and then continue to our hotel to check in.

Evening: Dinner and overnight in the hotel

Day
8

BURGOS 

Today: This morning, we depart to Burgos. Upon arrival we go to the hotel to register then we enjoy a walking tour of Burgos’ castle hill stands the UNESCO-listed Cathedral of Burgos, a masterpiece of Spanish Gothic architecture. The profusion of sculptural decoration and grandiose proportions make this cathedral one of the most impressive in Spain and the third largest after the cathedrals of Seville and Toledo. Built from white limestone, the cathedral is renowned for its elegance and sense of harmony. If time allows we will have some free time to explore a little more of this city, return to our hotel for Dinner.

Evening: Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day
9

LOYOLA / LOURDES

Today: We will depart to Lourdes making a stop for lunch in Loyola, to visit the shrine of St Ignatius. At our arrival we will get to our hotel to register and have dinner, after dinner join the candlelight procession

Evening: Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day
10

LOURDES

Today: This morning you will have an early Mass at the Grotto. L er, we will walk the Bernadette Steps that includes a little museum dedicated to her life and the houses where she lived. The rest of the afternoon is for leisure. After dinner join the candlelight procession.

Evening: Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day
11

LOURDES / ZARAGOZA

Today: We will have an early departure to Zaragoza. Upon arrival we go to our hotel to register, in the afternoon we will celebrate Mass at the Basilica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar. Free time in the city center. Return to our hotel for dinner.

Evening: Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day
12

BARCELONA

Today: We will wake up very early and drive to Barcelona. Upon a rival, we take a City tour, visiting the most important sites of Barcelona, including the Sagrada Familia, Paseig de Gracia, Las Ramblas and Bari Goti. Free time for shopping. Celebrate Mass at Barcelona’s Cathedral.

Evening: Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day
13

BARCELONA / USA

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

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE TRIP

THE TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

Air Transportation Economy classes and Round Trip airfares are based at the time of the reservation, Rates and Times are subject to change without notice.

Airfares once issued ARE NON-REFUNDABLE, NON –TRANSFERABLE AND

CAN’T BE USED TOWARDS FUTURE TRAVEL.

Land Transportation All land transportation as describe in the itinerary will be by Deluxe Motor Coach, some may be equipped with WI-FI service.

Hotels First class Hotels (Hotel rooms are double occupancy (2 people per

room with private bath).

Porterage at hotels.

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

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

Baggage Nativity Pilgrimage limits all passengers to 1 piece of checked luggage and 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

Expenses for passports or any additional documents that may be required. Personal Articles Laundry, wines, liquors, mineral water, tea, coffee and other beverages, food that is not on the menus of your included meal package, and any additional luggage. Any sightseeing, other services, or personal items that are not specifically mentioned as being included in the itinerary.

Tips. (Suggested Tips: Tour Escort: $7 per person per day. Driver: $5 per person per day. Local guide HD: $1 per person per day. Local guide FD: $2 per person per day. Porter: $1 per person per hotel (although, we pay for porterage service at hotels it is expected to give a tip to the porter). Restaurants/ Hotel restaurants: $1 per person per meal.

Lunch.

Cancellation Protection Plan not included and is highly recommended at

time of registration.

BOOKING CONDITIONS

– A non-refundable deposit of $300.00 per person is required at time of booking.

– No reservation will be processed without a deposit.

– Final payment is due on 04/05/2019.

– Registrations received late within 60 days of departure will require Payment In Full. No deposits will be accepted at this time.

– We do not accept payments by credit card for deposits.

– Registrations received within 90 days from departure date will be accepted upon avilability

WE ACCEPT CASH, CHECKS, MONEY ORDERS AND MAJOR CREDIT CARDS.

THERE IS AN EXTRA 3% CHARGE FOR CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ON THE

BALANCE.

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

NO REFUNDS –UNLESS YOU PURCHASED A TRIP CANCELLATION PLAN.

YOUR CANCELLATION NOTICE SHOULD BE IN WRITING, AND SUBMITTED TO OUR OFFICE.

NATIVITY PILGRIMAGE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR REFUNDING MONEY FOR ANY REASON.

PROTECT YOUR TRIP:

WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND YOU PURCHASE ADDITIONAL TRIP CANCELLATION PROTECTION PLAN- GROUP DELUXE.

A FORM IS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE WITH MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE PLAN AND THE COST.

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 to cancel any tour prior to departure, in which later case a full refund will constitute full settlement to the passenger.

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.