12 Pilgrimage to Marian Shrines & Zaragoza & 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 – SANTAREM – FATIMA – PORTO – SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA – AVILA – BURGOS – LOYOLA – LOURDES – ZARAGOZA – 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: We arrive in Lisbon in the morning and are greeted by our guide and driver who will remain with us throughout the pilgrimage. We will have a panoramic tour finishing at the city center. Free time for lunch. 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
3

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 to explore the place (if time allows). We will return to the hotel to prepare for the Candle Procession.

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

Day
4

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
5

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

Today: See the panoramic of Monte Gozo. We will proceed to the Cathedral, 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 freedom to do whatever you want.

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

Day
6

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA / AVILA

Today: We depart to Avila, city of Kings and Saints, which is completely 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 accommodations will be at your hotel.

Day
7

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 accommodations will be at your hotel.

Day
8

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 joins the candlelight procession.

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

Day
9

LOURDES

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

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

Day
10

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 accommodations will be at your hotel.

Day
11

BARCELONA

Today: We will wake up very early and drive to Barcelona. Upon arrival, 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 accommodations will be at your hotel.

Day
12

BARCELONA / USA

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