ITINERARY:

APR 22  CHECK-IN AT NAIA TERMINAL 3 AT 2000HRS / DEPARTURE FROM MANILA TO LISBON, PORTUGAL

 

APR 23 LISBON / FATIMA

Upon arrival in Lisbon, we will have a short visit to the Church of St. Antonio Lisboa. Have a view of Belem Tower, Monument to the Discoveries, Baixa, Praca do Comercio and Suspension Bridge. Then drive to Fatima. Proceed to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

APR 24 FATIMA

Have breakfast at the hotel. Commence a half-day tour of the Lady of Fatima Basilica, to visit to the house of Lucia and the house of Francisco and Jacinta. Celebrate private Mass. Afternoon is free at leisure for your private devotion. In the evening after dinner, you may wish to participate at the Candlelight Procession and evening Rosary.

 

APR 25  FATIMA / SEVILLE

After breakfast and check-out at the hotel, have a long distance drive to Seville via Badajoz. Have a half day guided sightseeing tour with visit to La Giralda, the bell tower of Seville Cathedral which was originally built as a minaret for the Great Mosque of Seville. Visit also the awe-inspiring, immense Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Sese or Seville Cathedral. Then we will have a photo stop of Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

APR 26 SEVILLE / CORDOBA ANDALUSIA / GRANADA

After breakfast and check-out at the hotel, we will drive to Cordoba Andalusia. Have a half day guided sightseeing tour with visit to the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba, a Catholic Cathedral dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. Have a photo stop of The Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos (Alcazar of Cordoba), Roman Bridge, Jewish Quarter (Juderia). Then drive to Granada to visit the Alhambra Gardens and Generalife Palace (UNESCO listed). Proceed to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

APR 27 GRANADA / JAEN / UBEDA / TOLEDO

Breakfast and checkout at the hotel. We will drive to Jaen and visit the renaissance style Jaen Cathedral or The Assumption of the Virgin Cathedral. Then drive to Ubeda to visit the El Salvador Chapel.  Have a long distance drive to Toledo. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

APR 28 TOLEDO / AVILA

After breakfast and check-out at the hotel, we will have a half day guided tour of Toledo. Have a photo stop at the Army Museum, Museo de Santa Cruz and Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo. Then visit to Iglesia de Santo Tome, a church located in the historical center of the city. In the afternoon, we will proceed to Avila. Celebrate private Mass at Santa Teresa Convent before transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

APR 29 AVILA / FONTIVEROS / MEDINA DEL  CAMPO / AVILA

After breakfast at the hotel, we will drive to Fontiveros. Have a guided tour to visit Convento De Las Carmelitas. Then continue driving to Medina del Campo to visit the Monasterio de San Jose Carmelitas Descalzas Medina del Campo. Drive back to Avila. Have dinner at an international restaurant before returning to the hotel for overnight.

 

APR 30 AVILA / SEGOVIA / MADRID

After breakfast and check-out at the hotel, we will drive to Segovia. Have a guided tour to visit the Plaza Mayor and the Segovia Cathedral, a Gothic style church dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Then photo stop at the Old Quarter and Roman Aqueduct. Continue driving to Madrid. Have a half-day guided tour which includes view of Cibeles Fountain, Alcala Gate, Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Plaza de Espana, Prado Museum. Entrance to Royal Palace. Have dinner at an international restaurant before returning to hotel for check-in and overnight.

 

MAY 01 MADRID / BARCELONA

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Then proceed for a long distance drive to Barcelona via Zaragoza. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

MAY 02 BARCELONA / MONTSERRAT /BARCELONA

After breakfast, have a guided tour to visit the Basilica De La Sagrada Familia. View of the Plaza Espana, Plaza Reial, Plaza Cataluna, Olympic Stadium, Monument Christopher Columbus, Arch of Triumph. Then drive to Montserrat to see Monastir de Montserrat, a Benedictine abbey located on the mountain. Visit the Royal Basilica, one of Spain’s most important pilgrimage sites for hundreds of years, due to its famous 12th century Romanesque carving of the Virgen Moroneta, the Black Virgin. Return to Barcelona. Then have dinner at an international restaurant before returning to hotel for overnight.

 

MAY 03 BARCELONA / ZARAGOZA

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Then proceed for a long distance drive to Zaragoza. Have a guided tour to visit the Basilica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar. Dinner at an international restaurant. Transfer to hotel for check-in, and overnight.

 

MAY 04 ZARAGOZA / LOURDES

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Have a long distance drive to Lourdes. In the afternoon we will have a private mass at one of the chapels in the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes. Rest of the day is free on your private devotion. Check-in at hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

MAY 05 LOURDES

Breakfast at the hotel. Concelebrate Mass at the Grotto of Lourdes. Then we’ll have a half-day tour on foot to the Sanctuaries in Lourdes. Walk the Way of the Cross, pray the rosary, drink the Holy Water, visit the Miraculous baths at your free time in the afternoon. You may also join the pilgrims around the world for a torch light procession and Rosary in the evening.

Have dinner and overnight at hotel.

 

MAY 06 LOURDES / CLERMONT-FERRAND

Breakfast and checkout at the hotel. Have a long distance drive to Clermont Ferrand via Brive la Gaillarde. Upon arrival, we will visit the Romanesque Notre Dame du Port Basilica. Then proceed to the hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

MAY 07 CLERMONT-FERRAND / PARAY LE MONIAL / NEVERS / PARIS

After breakfast and checkout, we will have a long distance drive to Paray Le Monial. We will visit the Visitation Chapel Marguerite-Maria Alcoque. Visit also Basilica of Sacre Coeur and Cloister. Drive to Nevers. We will visit Espace Bernadette Soubirous Nevers, it is the former convent and motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity and it is where the incorruptible body of Saint Bernadette reposes. Continue for another long distance transfer to Paris. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

MAY 08 PARIS

After breakfast, we will have a full-day guided tour of this breathtakingly beautiful city that includes visit Miraculous Medal Church at Rue de Bac where the incorruptible body of St. Catherine de Laboure lies and where the heart of St. Vincent de Paul is kept. View of the famous Eiffel Tower (photo stop). View of the Place de la Concorde, Arch de Triomphe, Avenue des Champs Elysse viewpoint, Les Invalides, Louvre Museum and Seine river banks. Then visit to Sacre Coeur Basilica. Experience the Montmartre funicular to have a spectacular view of Paris. Have dinner at an international restaurant before returning to hotel for overnight.

 

MAY 09 PARIS / LISIEUX / PARIS

After breakfast and check-out at the hotel, we will have a long distance drive to Lisieux, a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. We will visit the Sanctuary of Lisieux including Basilica, Buissonnets and Carmel. Dinner at an International restaurant before transfer to hotel for check-in and overnight.

 

MAY 10 PARIS / SERRIS / PARIS

After breakfast, we will have a short distance drive to Serris. A small town located in the heart if Val d’Europe. Have some free time at leisure. Drive back to Paris. Dinner at an international restaurant then transfer to hotel for overnight.

 

MAY 11 PARIS / MANILA

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Have some free time before transfer to Paris airport to catch flight back to Manila.

 

MAY 12 MANILA

HOME SWEET HOME!!!

 

 

Marian Pilgrimage


with Fr. Alwin Bobis

April 22 - May 12, 2020

ITINERARY:

APR 22  CHECK-IN AT NAIA TERMINAL 3 AT 2000HRS / DEPARTURE FROM MANILA TO LISBON, PORTUGAL

 

APR 23 LISBON / FATIMA

Upon arrival in Lisbon, we will have a short visit to the Church of St. Antonio Lisboa. Have a view of Belem Tower, Monument to the Discoveries, Baixa, Praca do Comercio and Suspension Bridge. Then drive to Fatima. Proceed to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

APR 24 FATIMA

Have breakfast at the hotel. Commence a half-day tour of the Lady of Fatima Basilica, to visit to the house of Lucia and the house of Francisco and Jacinta. Celebrate private Mass. Afternoon is free at leisure for your private devotion. In the evening after dinner, you may wish to participate at the Candlelight Procession and evening Rosary.

 

APR 25  FATIMA / SEVILLE

After breakfast and check-out at the hotel, have a long distance drive to Seville via Badajoz. Have a half day guided sightseeing tour with visit to La Giralda, the bell tower of Seville Cathedral which was originally built as a minaret for the Great Mosque of Seville. Visit also the awe-inspiring, immense Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Sese or Seville Cathedral. Then we will have a photo stop of Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

APR 26 SEVILLE / CORDOBA ANDALUSIA / GRANADA

After breakfast and check-out at the hotel, we will drive to Cordoba Andalusia. Have a half day guided sightseeing tour with visit to the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba, a Catholic Cathedral dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. Have a photo stop of The Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos (Alcazar of Cordoba), Roman Bridge, Jewish Quarter (Juderia). Then drive to Granada to visit the Alhambra Gardens and Generalife Palace (UNESCO listed). Proceed to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

APR 27 GRANADA / JAEN / UBEDA / TOLEDO

Breakfast and checkout at the hotel. We will drive to Jaen and visit the renaissance style Jaen Cathedral or The Assumption of the Virgin Cathedral. Then drive to Ubeda to visit the El Salvador Chapel.  Have a long distance drive to Toledo. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

APR 28 TOLEDO / AVILA

After breakfast and check-out at the hotel, we will have a half day guided tour of Toledo. Have a photo stop at the Army Museum, Museo de Santa Cruz and Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo. Then visit to Iglesia de Santo Tome, a church located in the historical center of the city. In the afternoon, we will proceed to Avila. Celebrate private Mass at Santa Teresa Convent before transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

APR 29 AVILA / FONTIVEROS / MEDINA DEL  CAMPO / AVILA

After breakfast at the hotel, we will drive to Fontiveros. Have a guided tour to visit Convento De Las Carmelitas. Then continue driving to Medina del Campo to visit the Monasterio de San Jose Carmelitas Descalzas Medina del Campo. Drive back to Avila. Have dinner at an international restaurant before returning to the hotel for overnight.

 

APR 30 AVILA / SEGOVIA / MADRID

After breakfast and check-out at the hotel, we will drive to Segovia. Have a guided tour to visit the Plaza Mayor and the Segovia Cathedral, a Gothic style church dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Then photo stop at the Old Quarter and Roman Aqueduct. Continue driving to Madrid. Have a half-day guided tour which includes view of Cibeles Fountain, Alcala Gate, Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Plaza de Espana, Prado Museum. Entrance to Royal Palace. Have dinner at an international restaurant before returning to hotel for check-in and overnight.

 

MAY 01 MADRID / BARCELONA

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Then proceed for a long distance drive to Barcelona via Zaragoza. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

MAY 02 BARCELONA / MONTSERRAT /BARCELONA

After breakfast, have a guided tour to visit the Basilica De La Sagrada Familia. View of the Plaza Espana, Plaza Reial, Plaza Cataluna, Olympic Stadium, Monument Christopher Columbus, Arch of Triumph. Then drive to Montserrat to see Monastir de Montserrat, a Benedictine abbey located on the mountain. Visit the Royal Basilica, one of Spain’s most important pilgrimage sites for hundreds of years, due to its famous 12th century Romanesque carving of the Virgen Moroneta, the Black Virgin. Return to Barcelona. Then have dinner at an international restaurant before returning to hotel for overnight.

 

MAY 03 BARCELONA / ZARAGOZA

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Then proceed for a long distance drive to Zaragoza. Have a guided tour to visit the Basilica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar. Dinner at an international restaurant. Transfer to hotel for check-in, and overnight.

 

MAY 04 ZARAGOZA / LOURDES

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Have a long distance drive to Lourdes. In the afternoon we will have a private mass at one of the chapels in the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes. Rest of the day is free on your private devotion. Check-in at hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

MAY 05 LOURDES

Breakfast at the hotel. Concelebrate Mass at the Grotto of Lourdes. Then we’ll have a half-day tour on foot to the Sanctuaries in Lourdes. Walk the Way of the Cross, pray the rosary, drink the Holy Water, visit the Miraculous baths at your free time in the afternoon. You may also join the pilgrims around the world for a torch light procession and Rosary in the evening.

Have dinner and overnight at hotel.

 

MAY 06 LOURDES / CLERMONT-FERRAND

Breakfast and checkout at the hotel. Have a long distance drive to Clermont Ferrand via Brive la Gaillarde. Upon arrival, we will visit the Romanesque Notre Dame du Port Basilica. Then proceed to the hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

MAY 07 CLERMONT-FERRAND / PARAY LE MONIAL / NEVERS / PARIS

After breakfast and checkout, we will have a long distance drive to Paray Le Monial. We will visit the Visitation Chapel Marguerite-Maria Alcoque. Visit also Basilica of Sacre Coeur and Cloister. Drive to Nevers. We will visit Espace Bernadette Soubirous Nevers, it is the former convent and motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity and it is where the incorruptible body of Saint Bernadette reposes. Continue for another long distance transfer to Paris. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

MAY 08 PARIS

After breakfast, we will have a full-day guided tour of this breathtakingly beautiful city that includes visit Miraculous Medal Church at Rue de Bac where the incorruptible body of St. Catherine de Laboure lies and where the heart of St. Vincent de Paul is kept. View of the famous Eiffel Tower (photo stop). View of the Place de la Concorde, Arch de Triomphe, Avenue des Champs Elysse viewpoint, Les Invalides, Louvre Museum and Seine river banks. Then visit to Sacre Coeur Basilica. Experience the Montmartre funicular to have a spectacular view of Paris. Have dinner at an international restaurant before returning to hotel for overnight.

 

MAY 09 PARIS / LISIEUX / PARIS

After breakfast and check-out at the hotel, we will have a long distance drive to Lisieux, a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. We will visit the Sanctuary of Lisieux including Basilica, Buissonnets and Carmel. Dinner at an International restaurant before transfer to hotel for check-in and overnight.

 

MAY 10 PARIS / SERRIS / PARIS

After breakfast, we will have a short distance drive to Serris. A small town located in the heart if Val d’Europe. Have some free time at leisure. Drive back to Paris. Dinner at an international restaurant then transfer to hotel for overnight.

 

MAY 11 PARIS / MANILA

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Have some free time before transfer to Paris airport to catch flight back to Manila.

 

MAY 12 MANILA

HOME SWEET HOME!!!

 

Marian Pilgrimage


with Fr. Alwin Bobis

April 22 - May 12, 2020

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