Pilgrimage through south Europe: from Rome to Spain and Portugal
INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION FEE (minimum 21 participants):
Basic fee starting from € 1440.00
Surcharges: single room € 335.00
The fee includes:
Travel by GT bus as scheduled with parking fees, ZTL permits included - Accommodation in 3 star hotels (4 stars in Montpellier) - Half board from dinner on the 1st day to breakfast on the 12th day - Language guides for visits as scheduled - Booked entrances for the Vatican Museums -
POSSIBILITY OF PERSONALIZED PROGRAMS -
Arrival in Rome Fiumicino and meeting with your local guide at the airport. Half day guided tour with entrance to the Vatican Museums (entrance booked) with visit to Cappella Sistina and visit of St.Peter's Basilica. Accommodation in hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day guided tour with a visit to the Basilica of S.Maria Maggiore, San Giovanni Laterano with the Holy Stairs and excursion to San Paolo Fuori le Mura. In the afternoon visit to the archaeological area of Imperial Rome with the Colosseum (outside), Arco di Tito and Fori Imperiali. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
ROME - ASSISI
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning participation in the Holy Mass in St. Peter's Square and the Angelus with Pope Francis (if present in Rome). At the end departure by bus to Assisi. Accommodation in hotel and first visit to the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli. Dinner and overnight stay.
ASSISI - PISA
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning half day guided tour with the Basilicas of St.Francis, St. Clare and St.Rufino. At the end departure by bus to Pisa. Upon arrival panoramic visit to the Field of Miracles. Accommodation in hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
PISA - NIZZA - MONTPELLIER
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure by bus to France with stop in Nice and panoramic tour of the city centre. Continuation to Montpellier. Accommodation in hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
MONTPELLIER - CARCASSONNE - LOURDES
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Carcassonne and guided tour of the Citè, one of the most important examples of medieval fortified architecture in Europe. Continuation to Lourdes. First visit to the Grotto. Accommodation in hotel. Dinner and possibility to participate at Marian procession. Overnight stay.
Breakfast a the hotel. Full day dedicated to the participation in religious celebrations and the visit of Bernadette's places. Dinner and overnight stay.
LOURDES - BURGOS
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for the border with Spain. Arrival in Burgos and guided tour of the city with the Cathedral and the monastery of las Huelgas Reales, great pantheon of the kings of Castilla. Accommodation in hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
BURGOS - SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Santiago de Compostela. Arrival and start guided tour of the city and the Cathedral (visit inside according to the flow of visitors and not guaranteed). Accommodation in hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA - FATIMA
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Portugal and arrival in Fatima. Accommodation in hotel. First visit to the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima, Basilica of the most Holy Trinity and Chapel of the Apparitions. Dinner. Possibility of participating in the Holy Rosary. Overnight stay.
FATIMA - LISBON
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit to the places of the three Little Shepherds: Valinhos, the place where the fourth apparition of Our Lady, on August 19th, 1917, ocurred, Loca do Cabeço, the place where, according to the Fatima sources, the first and the third apparition of the Angel to the seers took place, and Aljustrel, the village where there are the houses of Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco, the three little Shepherds. Departure for Lisbon. Half day guided tour of the city. Accommodation in hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
LISBON - MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Madrid. Arrival in the afternoon and, depending on the flights details, transfer to the airport for the return flight.