Travel overseas to France and Portugal to explore the two shrine cities: Lourdes and Fatima. You will spend a few days in both of these incredible cities. Prices start at $2,948* from New York. Departures are May 4 and September 28, 2020.
*Prices reflect a 4% cash discount.
- All Inclusive Pricing
- Breakfast and Dinner Daily
- Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
- Entrance and Program Fees
- First Class Hotels
- Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
- Guided Tours
- International Airfare
Day 1 Day 1 – Depart USA
Depart on your international overnight flight to Lisbon, Portugal.
Day 2 Day 2 – Arrive in Lisbon / Santarem / Fatima
Your guide will greet you at the airport and escort you to your bus for the journey to Santarem. Here the Church of St. Stephen was the site of a Holy Miracle in the 12th Century. The crystal pyx can be seen at the renamed Church of the Holy Miracle. Continue on to Fatima where you will check in to your hotel and then celebrate Mass in one of the chapels at the Sanctuary of Fatima complex. There is an opportunity to participate in the candlelight processional while in Fatima.
Day 3 Day 3 – Fatima
Today you will celebrate Mass and then visit the Basilica where the three children (Lucia lived to adulthood) are interred. You will then journey to the countryside, where Mary appeared to Francisco and Jacinta Marto, and their cousin Lucia dos Santos from May 13, 1917 every month on the 13th until August 19th, when she appeared at Valinhos. You will see their homes nearby, where Francisco died (Jacinta died in a Lisbon hospital) in 1919 and 1920. Return to Fatima for time to pray and contemplate the meaning of the Holy Site.
Day 4 Day 4 – Flight to Toulouse / Lourdes
This morning your guide will escort you to the airport for check-in for your flight to France. Upon arrival in France, your guide will greet you at the airport and escort you to Lourdes. View a video presentation of the story of Lourdes. Celebrate Mass in one of the chapels here at the Sanctuary. Check in to your hotel for dinner and overnight. While in Lourdes, you will have opportunity to participate in the afternoon processional and the evening candlelight processional.
Day 5 Day 5 – Lourdes
Today you will celebrate Mass in one of the chapels here at the Sanctuary. Then enjoy a walking tour of the Sanctuary grounds and then to the homes of Bernadette and her family. Included in the sites seen are the Boly Mill (St. Bernadette’s Birthplace) and the Cachot (the family home during the time of the appearances.) Also see the parish church where St. Bernadette was baptized.
Day 6 Day 6 – Lourdes
This morning, participate in “The Footsteps of St. Bernadette” with a visit to the village of Bartres, a childhood home of the Saint and her family. Return to visit the shrine area and tour the three basilicas. Celebrate Mass in one of the chapels here at the Sanctuary.
Day 7 Day 7 – Free Day in Lourdes
Today is yours to explore the town of Lourdes and spend time in prayer at the various basilicas and the shrine. You will have opportunity to participate in one of the miracle Baths or the afternoon procession. Plan to attend one of the Mass celebrations at the shrine.
Day 8 Day 8 – Return to USA
Transfer to the airport for your return flights home.
May 4, 2020From $2948* Registration Closed
September 28, 2020From $2948* Register Now!
*Prices reflect a 4% cash discount