MARIAN SANCTUARIES – PORTUGAL, SPAIN AND FRANCE
Arrival, welcome at the airport by our guide and transfer to the hotel. Dinner.
LISBON / FATIMA
After breakfast, we will enjoy a city tour of Lisbon, including Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Monument of Discoveries, Liberty Avenue, Rossio and Commerce Squares, Saint Anthony Church and Lisbon Cathedral (often called simply the Sé). After lunch, we will depart to Fatima. In the evening, we will participate in the recitation of the rosary and a candlelight procession at the Chapel of the Apparitions. Dinner.
After breakfast, visit to the city of Fatima, including Aljustrel and Valinhos – House of the 3 infant shepherds, and Lucia’s House, Chapel of the Apparitions and Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima. Free afternoon to explore on your own. Dinner.
FATIMA / MADRID
After breakfast, depart to Madrid.
After breakfast, we will enjoy a tour of this magnificent, very lively and modern city, with its wide avenues and interesting architectural contrasts, including the Prado Museum (external visit), Plaza de Oriente, a remarkable square, and Plaza de España with the Cervantes monument, the Gran Vía, Puerta de Alcalá (Alcalá Gate), built to celebrate the arrival of King Carlos III in the city, fountains of Cibeles and Neptune, symbol of the city, and Puerta del Sol, the most lively of Madrid’s squares. Free afternoon. Dinner.
MADRID / ZARAGOZA / LOURDES
After breakfast, depart to Lourdes. We will pass through Zaragoza, where we will visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Pilar. Arrival in Lourdes by the end of the afternoon. Dinner.
After breakfast, visit to the Shrine of Lourdes. Free afternoon. In the evening, we will participate in the recitation of the rosary and the candlelight procession. Dinner.
LOURDES / ORLEANS
After breakfast, we will drive to Orleans. Accommodation and dinner in Orleans.
ORLEANS / PARIS
After breakfast, we will depart to Paris. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a panoramic city tour of Paris, including Champs Elysees, Eiffel Tower (external visit), Place de la Concorde, Place Vendome, Notre Dame Cathedral (entrance), Opera House, Louvre Museum (external visit), Esplanade des Invalides and the Church of the Miraculous Medal. Dinner.
Breakfast. Free day to explore on you own. Possibility of an optional tour. Dinner.
Breakfast. Free day to explore on you own. Dinner.
DEPARTURE FROM PARIS
At the scheduled time, transfer to the airport for flight.