Fatima, Lourdes & Shrines of Spain

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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

£1,152

per person, for 2 people

Based on departing 28/11/2017 from London Luton Airport

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  • Fatima Fatima
  • Lourdes Lourdes
  • Burgos Burgos
  • Sanctuary of Loyola Sanctuary of Loyola
  • Carcassonne Carcassonne
  • Santiago de Compostela Santiago de Compostela
  • Santiago de Compostela Santiago de Compostela

Itinerary Map

DAY 1 : UK - Lisbon.

On arrival, transfer to the Roma Hotel (3*) for a one night stay.

DAY 2 : Lisbon - Santarem - Fatima.

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

DAY 3 : Fatima.

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

DAY 4 : Fatima - Braga - Santiago de Compostela.

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

DAY 5 : Santiago de Compostela.

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

DAY 6 : Santiago de Compostela - Burgos.

Travel to historic Burgos and visit the cathedral, a masterpiece of gothic architecture and burial place of Spanish national hero El Cid. Includes Breakfast

DAY 7 : Burgos - San Ignacio de Loyola - Lourdes.

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

DAY 8 : Lourdes.

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

DAY 9 : Lourdes - Carcassone - Barcelona.

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

DAY 10 : Barcelona

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

DAY 11 : Barcelona.

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

DAY 12 : Barcelona - UK.

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.

Hotels on Tour

  • Lourdes:Christina or St Rose (3*)
  • Barcelona:Porta Fira (4*) or Sagrada Familia (3*)
  • NOTE:Tour hotels will be as specified or of a similar standard
  • Lisbon:Roma (3*)
  • Fatima:Regina (3*) or Estrela De Fatima (4*)
  • Santiago De Compostela:Los Abetos (4*)
  • Burgos:Corona De Castilla (4*)

Anniversary of the last apparition in Fatima

Special Departure

Enjoy the anniversary of the last apparition in Fatima with our 11th October 2017 departure.

Feast of Our Lady of Fatima

Special Departure

Departing on the 11th October 2017

What's Included

  • VIP Private Home Pick-up Service to take you to and from your UK departure point (Terms & Conditions apply)
  • Flights UK - Lisbon; Barcelona - UK
  • Accommodation on tour
  • Meals on tour - 11 breakfasts and 5 dinners
  • Services of a tour director
  • Porterage at hotels on tour only (for one suitcase per person)
  • Individual audio system
  • Transfers between the overseas airports and hotel
  • All local and airport taxes/service charges
  • Single share option

Holiday highlights

  • Cathedral La Sé.
  • Our Lady of Fatima Shrine.
  • Chapel of Apparitions.
  • Mass in Santiago de Compostela.
  • Carcassone orientation walk.
  • Mass in Lourdes.

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