LISBON / FATIMA / AVILA / ZARAGOZA / LOURDES / MONTPELLIER / LA SALETTE / PARAY LE MONIAL / NEVERS / LISIEUX / PARIS
Day 01 CHECK-IN AT NAIA 3 AT 1930HRS / DEPARTURE FROM MANILA TO LISBON, PORTUGAL
Day 02 LISBON / FATIMA
Upon arrival in Lisbon, we will have a short guided tour to 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. In the afternoon, we will visit Jeronimo’s Monastery. Then drive to Fatima. Proceed to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.
Day 03 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.
Day 04 FATIMA / AVILA
After breakfast and check-out at the hotel, have a long distance drive to Avila, a city in the rolling hill country northwest of Madrid, known for its intact medieval city walls. Upon arrival, we will have a guided visit to Santa Theresa Convent. Check-in, dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 05 AVILA /ALCALA DE HENARES / ZARAGOZA
After breakfast and check-out at the hotel, have a long distance drive to Zaragoza via Alcala de Henares. Have dinner at a local restaurant before transfer to hotel for check-in and overnight.
Day 06 ZARAGOZA / LOURDES
Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Have a guided tour to visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Pilar in Zaragoza. Continue for a long distance drive to Lourdes – one of the great pilgrimage shrines in the world, where in the Grotto of Massabielle, a beautiful lady revealed herself to a young sick child named Bernadette, that she is the Immaculate Concepcion. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.
Day 07 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 (if open) 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.
Day 08 LOURDES / MONTPELLIER
After breakfast and check-out at the hotel, we will have a long distance drive to Montpellier. In the afternoon, we will visit Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Montpellier. Have a view of the triumphal arch Porte du Peyrou, La Citadelle and Aqueduct Saint Clement. Have dinner at a local restaurant before transfer to La Salette Sanctuary for check-in and overnight.
Day 09 MONTPELLIER / LA SALETTE
Breakfast and check-out. Have a long distance transfer to La Salette, a small village in the French Alps. Check-in at the hotel. Celebrate private Mass at the Notre Dame de la Salette. Dinner at a local restaurant and overnight at the sanctuary.
Day 10 LA SALETTE / PARAY LE MONIAL / NEVERS
Breakfast and check-out. Then transfer to Paray Le Monial to visit the Basilica of Sacre Coeur. Proceed to Nevers. We will visit Espace Bernadette Soubirous Nevers, a former convent and the motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity of Nevers. This is where the body of Saint Bernadette reposes. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.
Day 11 NEVERS / LISIEUX
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 have a guided tour to visit the Sanctuary of Lisieux including Basilica, Buissonnets and Carmel. Dinner at an International restaurant before transfer to hotel for check-in and overnight.
Day 12 LISIEUX / PARIS
Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. After celebrating private Mass, have a long distance drive to Paris – the heart of Europe’s most romantic city. Rest of the time is free at leisure before having dinner at a local restaurant. Transfer to hotel for check-in and overnight.
Day 13 PARIS
Breakfast at the hotel. Have a guided tour of this breathtaking city which includes view of the Place de la Concorde, Arch de Triomphe, Avenue des Champs Elysse viewpoint, Les Invalides, Louvre Museum and Seine river banks. Have a photo stop at the famous Eiffel Tower. We will have an hour sightseeing river cruise aboard Bateaux Parisiens. Have some free time before dinner at International restaurant. Return to hotel for overnight.
Day 14 PARIS / MANILA
Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Have a private Mass at the Chapel of Our Lady of Miraculous Medal. Visit also the St. Vincent de Paul Chapel. Then have a short visit Sacre Coeur. Rest of the time is free at leisure before transfer to Paris airport to catch flight back to Manila.
Day 15 MANILA
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