Deposit required per person $ 300.00 (not refundable)
May 03 – Sunday
USA / CROATIA
Departure from USA to Split
May 04 – Monday
SPLIT / MEDJUGORJE
Arrival in Split. Meeting with our representative and transfer with our Bus along the beautiful Adriatic Coast to the village of Medjugorie. Dinner and overnight.
May 05 – Tuesday
Breakfast. Departure from the hotel with our guide to climb on foot to the Hill of Apparitions of Virgen (Podbordo), explanation, prayer and meditation. From the hill of the Cross we will go down through the stations to our Hotel for a short break. In the afternoon we will climb, those who can, to Mount Krizevac, another place of the apparitions
May 06 – Wednesday
Breakfast. Morning free. Departure around 12:00 on our Bus to Dubrovnik airport in time to board our flight at 4:55 pm to Rome. Connection on our flight with departure at 19:50 to Barcelona. Arrival at 21:50 and transfer by bus to our hotel. Dinner and overnight.
May 07 – Thursday
Breakfast and departure for a panoramic half day tour of the city starting with the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia designed by the Catalan architect Antonio Gaudí. (Mass). We will continue our visit through the maritime face of Barcelona, passing through the Gothic Les Drassanes and the Columbus Monument, close to the mythical Ramblas de las Flores, ending in the Puerto Viejo. We will take a short walk through the most interesting corners of the old town, which can only be accessed by foot. The Barrio Gótico, with its stores and local centenarians, or the Ramblas. Even the best local market with world-class products,La Boquería. ¡Ven de Tapeo!. Rest of the day free to taste an appetizing “tapa”. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
May 08 – Friday
Breakfast. Early departure from our hotel by Bus to France and following the steps of San Ignacio, we will visit the Montserrat Monastery, the spiritual heart of Catalonia. Continuation of our trip across the Pyrenees, we will enter France. Arrival at the end of the day in Lourdes. We recommend resting early for the next day to celebrate the Holy Mass in the Crypt. Dinner and overnight.t
May 09 – Saturday
Breakfast. We will make a visit on foot of the Sanctuary, we will visit the cave where the Virgin appeared to Bernadette, as well as we will visit the Mill where Bernadette was born and the place where she lived with her family, We will have time to attend mass and pray during the day, as well as to meet numerous pilgrims who come from all corners of the world, we will drink water from the spring that is located at the foot of the cave and that since 1858 sprouts incessantly. We will also have the opportunity to perform the baths, the Via Crucis and participate in the procession of the candles at night. Dinner and overnight.
May 10 – Sunday
LOURDES / BILBAO
Breakfast. Comforted by our experiences in Lourdes, we continue our Pilgrimage enjoying the magnificent panorama that the Pyrenean Mountain Range offers us, this time from France to Spain. Departure to Loyola, the birthplace of San Ignacio de Loyola, founder of the Jesuits. Here we will see the Basilica of S. XVII dedicated to San Ignacio. We will also visit his family’s house behind the sanctuary. There will be time to go to the most revered room, where Ignacio was brought thirty years after being seriously injured in the Battle of Pamplona. In the early afternoon, Continue to Bilbao. Dinner and overnight.
May 11 – Monday
BILBAO / COVADONGA / SANTIAGO
Breakfast. n the morning visit the Cathedral of Santiago and the bridges and walkways that adorn the city. Then we will depart to Covadonga, there we will find the Sanctuary of the Virgin of Covadonga popularly known as “la Cuevina”. Later we will arrive to Santiago de Compostela, city frequented by millions of pilgrims, to gain their jubilee. There we can visit the Cathedral where the remains of the Apostle Santiago are located and the custody of the Codex Calixtino, which establishes the route of the road to Santiago. Dinner and overnight.
May 12 – Tuesday
SANTIAGO DE C. / COIMBRA / FATIMA
Breakfast. Departure towards Coimbra. Visit the old town, the old Romanesque Cathedral and the University. Continue to Fatima. Visiting the place where the shepherds grew up in a small village called Aljustrel, where the houses are preserved, as they were at the time of the apparitions, in one of these houses is the well in which the Angel of Peace appeared for the second time. We continue to Valinhos place of the fourth apparition of the Virgin on August 19, 1917. Via crucis follows the footpath used by children to go from Aljustrel to Cova da Iria. We will visit the Sanctuary and the Church of the Holy Trinity located in the square. Arrival in Fatima late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Possibility of participating in the prayer of the Rosary and the Procession of the Torches.
May 13 – Wednesday
Breakfast. Day dedicated to the sanctuary of Fátima: celebration of the eucharist, prayers in the Shrine. Dinner and overnight.
May 14 – Thursday
FATIMA / LISBON
Breakfast. Departure to Lisboa. Arrival in Lisbon. Our guide will take us to know: the Jeronimos Monastery of Santa María de Belén, former monastery of the Order of San Jerónimo; The Bethlehem Tower, monument of Islamic and Eastern influences; The “Carriage Museum” and the Baixa Neighborhood; The Church of San Antonio, where the Holy Mass can be celebrated; The Cathedral of the city, dedicated to The “Carriage Museum” and the Baixa Neighborhood; The Church of San Antonio, where the Holy Mass can be celebrated; The Cathedral of the city, dedicated to Saint Mary Major, the oldest church in the city. Free afternoon., the oldest church in the city. Free afternoon. Dinner and overnight.
May 15 – Friday
LISBON / SINTRA / CASCAIS
Breakfast. Departure for a whole day of excursion. We begin with Sintra, a true and glorious ‘Garden of Eden’. Sintra, a place full of magic and mystery, that delighted the kings and inspired many poets. Here, we will visit the romantic Pena National Palace, the former summer residence of the Portuguese Kings and, going down to the historic center, we will walk through the beautiful medieval streets of the city. Free time for lunch (not included). Next we will go to Cabo de la Roca (Cabo da Roca), the westernmost point of all of the European continent, from where we can admire the strength of the Atlantic Ocean, its particular nature, and the fishing activity between its rocks. We pass, later, by the Guincho Beach, very popular with windsurfers. We continue through the cosmopolitan city of Cascais, with magnificent views over the bay, and Estoril, where we will have an overview of the Casino and its gardens. Back to Lisbon. Dinner and overnight.
May 16 – Saturday
LISBON / U.S.A.
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer with our bus to the Portela airport in Lisbon to board our flight back to the USA.