11 Pilgrimage to 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.

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:
    • 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.
    • 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: 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 – PORTO – SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA – AVILA – BURGOS – LOYOLA – LOURDES – BARCELONA

ITINERARY
Day
1

DEPARTURE USA / LISBON

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

Day
2

LISBON / SANTAREM / FATIMA

Today: Arrival. Meet your local coordinator that will be with you throughout your journey. 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. Continue to Fatima where the Virgin Mary appeared to three children and exhorted them to pray for peace and conversion.

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

Day
3

FATIMA

Today: Tour the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, the graves of Francesco and Jacinta, the Hamlet of Aljustrel where they lived. Walk the Via Sacra that ends at the Chapel of Calvary overlooking Fatima.

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

Day
4

FATIMA / PORTO / SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

Today: After breakfast we check out and drive to Santarem to visit the Church of St. Stephen. Continue our trip towards Spain, to Salamanca and check in at the hotel. Enjoy some free time to visit the city.

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

Day
5

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

Today: Travel to Alba de Tormes. Visit the Carmelite Monastery that St. Teresa called home. Continue to Avila to visit the shrine of St. Teresa. Incarnation Convent. The museum. Tour San Jose convent.

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

Day
6

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA / AVILA

Today: After breakfast, travel to Burgos. Upon arrival, tour Burgos. Main Cathedral. Old town square. Continue to Loyola, the historic home of St. Ignatius, founder of the Jesuit order. Visit the Baroque Basilica. Travel to San Sebastian, by the Ocean, for overnight.

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

Day
7

AVILA / BURGOS

Today: Depart San Sebastian after breakfast, cross the border and drive to Lourdes where we arrive at lunchtime. Check-in.  In the afternoon, watch a video presentation about the story of Lourdes. The evening is free. Optional, procession after dinner (candlelight procession). 

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

Day
8

BURGOS / LOYOLA / LOURDES

Today: Tour the town starting with The Grotto of Our Lady. Walk in the footsteps of St. Bernadette. See Boly Mill where St. Bernadette was born. The evening is free. Optional, Procession after dinner (candlelight procession). 

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

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. Some free time for lunch and shopping at Las Ramblas.

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

Day
11

BARCELONA / USA

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