Fatima, Lourdes & Shrines of Spain
Enjoy spiritual and historic highlights from Portugal, France & Spain. Visit churches, cathedrals and other important sites of special interests.
12 days from
per person, for 2 people
Based on departing 28/11/2017 from London Luton AirportView Dates
On arrival, transfer to the Roma Hotel (3*) for a one night stay.
A guided sightseeing tour takes in the enormous monument dedicated to Henry the Navigator, the fortified 16th-century Belém Tower, the Moorish citadel, impressive Black Horse Square, the Cathedral La Sé and Jeronimo's Monastery. Later, journey to Santarem and visit the Church of the Holy Miracle. Later, Continue to Fatima for an orientation walk taking in highlights such as Tomb of Visionaries and the Chapel of Apparitions. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Begin this morning taking in the sights of the shrine of Our Lady of Fatima and the Chapel of Apparitions, this afternoon why not explore a mass at your own leisure? Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Journey to Braga, one of the oldest Christian cities in the world and nicknamed the 'Portuguese Rome'. Visit the Bom Jesus do Monte Sanctuary and see the unique zigzag stairway that is dedicated to the five senses and the three theological virtues. Cross into Spain and head for Santiago de Compostela. On arrival, enjoy an orientation walk to familiarize with the old city centre. Later, attend a Mass followed by the famous Botafumeiro. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
This morning, join an optional excursion to Cabo Finisterra. Once back in Santiago, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore Santiago De Compostela at your own pace Includes Breakfast
Travel to historic Burgos and visit the cathedral, a masterpiece of gothic architecture and burial place of Spanish national hero El Cid. Includes Breakfast
Travel through the Basque region toward Lourdes. Stop in San Ignacio de Loyola for a visit, and opportunity to attend mass at the 17th-century Sanctuary of Loyola.See its spectacular dome and main altarpiece, built in marble and jasper. Cross the border into France and continue to Lourdes for a two night stay. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Take in the Grotto, Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine and St Bernadette's birthplace and family home on a guided walking tour. The afternoon is at leisure before an opportunity to attend a mass this evening. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Head for the French-Spanish border. En-route, visit fortified Carcassonne, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the ramparts, castle walls, and drawbridges that are still well preserved from the Middle Ages. Continue to Barcelona and check in to your hotel for the evening. Includes Breakfast
Today's guided sightseeing includes a drive around Montjuïc to see the Olympic Stadium and a great panoramic view of the port and city. Continue to the city centre to Plaza Catalunya and Passeig de Gracia to admire the fascinating eccentricity of Gaudi’s architectural masterpieces; the Houses of Batlló and Milà and the Sagrada Familia. Includes Breakfast
Today is at leisure. Perhaps join the optional excursion to the pilgrimage site of Montserrat and its countryside, situated 4,055ft above sea level in a strikingly pink mountain range, and site of the Benedictine abbey that hosts the Black Virgin of Montserrat Sanctuary. This evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. Includes Breakfast
NOTE: Please note that entrance fees to some sites are not included and are to be paid locally.
Enjoy the anniversary of the last apparition in Fatima with our 11th October 2017 departure.
Departing on the 11th October 2017