Marian Pilgrimage with Fr. Joe Julian, Pilgrimage Chaplain

Take an enlightening pilgrimage around the cities and religious attractions of Italy, France, Portugal and Spain.

Day 1

MANILA - ROME

Depart from Manila and enjoy the in flight meals, amenities and entertainment.

Day 2

ROME

Upon airport arrival, proceed to the exit where our representative will meet and assist you. Dinner, then transfer to hotel for check in.

Day 3

ROME

Drive around the city for a full day of sightseeing. The guided tour includes a visit to the St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican Square and Vatican Museum, then sightseeing stops at Piazza do Venezia, Vittorio Emmanuel Monument and the Roman Forum.

There will also be a photo stop at the Coliseum and an opportunity to toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain. Free time will be provided at the Spanish Steps.

Day 4

ROME - ASSISI - PISA

After our tour in Rome, we will head to Assisi, the beloved town of St. Francis. We will visit the the Tomb of St. Francis, where you can offer some prayers before you go. We will then proceed to Pisa for a photo stop of the Leaning Tower and the Pisa Cathedral.

Transfer to hotel for dinner and check in.

Day 5

PISA - MONACO - NICE

From Italy, we will head to the Principality of Monaco, where we will we visit the Annunciation Cathedral, known as the burial site of Prince Rainer and Princess Grace.

We will also drop by the Royal Palace and the Monaco Racing Circuit. From here we will continue on to Nice for dinner and check in.

Day 6

NICE - BARCELONA

From the breathtaking French Riviera, we cross over the Spanish border to the city of Barcelona. Proceed to hotel for check in.

Day 7

BARCELONA

Our stay in Barcelona will kick off with a morning guided tour around La Sagrada Familia, the city's most famous landmark and Gaudi's unfinished masterpiece.

From here we will visit the Olympic Stadium and Montjuic Mountain, then drive off to Montserrat to visit the Royal Basilica, home to the 12th century Romanesque carving of the Black Virgin.

Day 8

BARCELONA - LOURDES

After lunch in Barcelona, we will head back to France on the way to the pilgrimage site of Lourdes.

We will check in to the hotel upon arrival and the rest of the day is free at your own leisure. Suggested activities include private devotion, a visit to the Underground Basilica, the Grotto and the Holy Bath, or participate in the Station of the Cross and the candlelight procession.

Day 9

LOURDES - ZARAGOZA - BURGOS

From France, we will cross back to the Spanish border on the way to Zaragoza to see the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar. We will then have dinner and proceed to hotel for check in.

Day 10

BURGOS - SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

Start the day with a visit to the Burgos Gothic Cathedral, then we will drive off to Santiago do Compostela, one of the most important places for Catholics. In the Cathedral, we will see the silver crypt whore St. James' remains lie. We will also see the 12th century Portico do la Gloria and the Plaza de Obradoiro before proceeding to the hotel for check in.

Day 11

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA - FATIMA

From Spain, wc will cross the border to Portugal and drive to Fatima, where Our Lady of the Rosary appeared to the 3 little shepherds. Visit Aljustrcl to sec their homes and then to Valinhos, where Our Lady and the Angel appeared.

We will also visit the Sanctuary to visit the Apparition Chapel and the Great White Basilica where the Blessed Francisco, Jacinta and Lucia arc buried.

Day 12

FATIMA - LISBON -FATIMA

Drive to the capital of Lisbon, where we will see the Tagus River, Margues de Pombal Square, Liberdade Avenue and the Belem Palace, the official residence of the President of Portugal. We will also stop by the Belem Tower, the Jeronimos Monastery and the Antonio de Padua Church.

From here we will head back to Fatima for free time and private devotion at your leisure.

Day 13

FATIMA - AVILA - MADRID

After breakfast, head back to Spain for a stop in Avila, known as the City of Kings and Saints. It is also famous as the birthplace of St. Theresa of Avila, where we will get to visit the Convent and the Cathedral dedicated to her.
Afterwards we will head to the capital of Madrid for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 14

MADRID

Enjoy a half day sightseeing tour of Madrid, with key stops at Puerto del Sol, Gran Via, Cibeles Fountain, Plaza de Espanya, Royal Palace and the Cathedral. Afternoon will be free for shopping.

Day 15

MADRID - MANILA

Take the airport transfer for your flight back to Manila.

Day 16

MANILA

Arrival in Manila.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Rate is valid for PHILIPPINE PASSPORT HOLDERS only.
Non-refundable deposit of USD700.00 per pax
50% deposit upon approval of the VISA will be applied.
Full cancellation charges will be applied to any cancellation made 2 weeks before departure date.
Minimum 30 ADULTS must travel as a group to run this tour, otherwise we will provide a new rate based on the current running number of people.
Free travel insurance valid for guests aged 6 to 70 years old.
Itinerary is subject to change due to local condition.
Rates can change due to foreign exchange rate.

Rate starts at
USD 4,450 / person

INCLUSIONS

Roundtrip Airfare
First class Hotel Accommodation
Daily American breakfast
Standard or Chinese Restaurant Dinner
Luxury Private Coach
Tips for Driver / Guide
Tour Escort
Travel Kit and bag
Travel Insurance
Pro departure briefing

EXCLUSIONS

Philippine Travel Tax (Php 1620)
Terminal Fee
Airfare taxes
Schengen Visa Fee + Service Fee
Lunch, Snacks, Alcohol and Beverages
Italy / France / Spain Tourist Tax: f.2.00-€6.00 / person / night
Airport / Hotel Porterage
Other services not mentioned in the itinerary

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