GRAND MARIAN SHRINES OF EUROPE

ITALY, FRANCE, SPAIN and PORTUGAL
with Pilgrimage Chaplain
GRAND MARIAN SHRINES OF EUROPE

Base on Twin/Triple Sharing

Itinerary

  • Day 1: ROME

    Meet upon arrival and transfer to your Hotel. Check into Hotel. Half day Guided Vatican City tour. Our day begins with a guided visit to one of the great art collections in the world, the Vatican Museums. We see the Tapestries Gallery, the Belvedere with its marvelous classical statues, the rooms wonderfully frescoed by Raphael, and Michelangelo’s masterpiece the Sistine Chapel, which was recently restored to its original splendor. In the afternoon, we will visit and celebrate Mass at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva Church with its tombs of Fra’ Angelico and St. Catherine of Siena. Next we arrive at and tour the Church of the Gesu’, mother church of the Jesuit Order, which contains the remains of its founder St. Ignatius of Loyola. Finally, we enjoy some free time near the Spanish Steps in Piazza di Spagna. Overnight in Rome. (D)

  • Day 2: ROME- SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO

    Breakfast at Hotel, today proceed to San Giovanni by vehicle, on arrival visit the convent of Santa Maria della Grazie, and see the incorruptible body of St. Padre Pio. This is a famous destination for devotees seeking for his intercessions. Overnight in San Giovanni. (B/D)

  • Day 3: SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO- LANCIANO-LORETO

    Breakfast at Hotel, Today proceed to Loreto on arrival see the House of the Holy Family in Loreto and spend some time for private devotion. In Lanciano, visit the shrine of Eucharistic Miracle at San Francesco Church and witness the transformed bread and wine into flesh and blood at the altar. Overnight in Loreto. (B/D)

  • Day 4: LORETO- ASSISI- PISA

    Breakfast at Hotel, today proceed to Pisa before take stop Assisi and visit the Basilica where the tomb of Saint Francis is located. Later continue your tour to Pisa and witness the world famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. Overnight at Hotel. (B/D)

  • Day 5: PISA- MONTE CARLO- NICE- CANNES

    Breakfast at Hotel, Today enjoy the French and Italian Scenery on the way to Monaco and visit the Cathedral de Monaco, the parliament and the magnificent gardens. Later enjoy the view of the French Riviera as you drive through Nice and arrive in Cannes check in to your hotel. Overnight in Cannes. (B/D)

  • Day 6: CANNES- LYON

    Breakfast at Hotel, Today Witness a brief look of the Cathedral on Fourviere Hill and the Murales. Cannes the home of the world famous Cannes Film Festival is an amazing French Riviera city which s a popular destination for Honeymooners. Witness the magnificent coastlines and wonderful flowers and later discover the sights of lyon, and enjoy an orientation drive through the old town between the Saone Rivers & Rhone(B/D)

  • Day 7: LYON-NEVERS-PARIS

    Breakfast at Hotel, today proceed to Paris with a brief stop at Nevers. Overnight in Paris. (B/D)

  • Day 8: PARIS

    Breakfast at Hotel. Today you will be taking the Paris Guided Panoramic City Tour. This excursion will enable you to discover Paris from three different viewpoints. The first being a one and half hour drive in the City. Second is a Boat Cruise down the Seine (Included), Taking you back through 2000 years of Parisian history. Finally, the third is a photo stop of the Eiffel Tower. The excursion will end at the Eiffel Tower. Later there will be time for shopping. Overnight in Paris. (B)

  • Day 9: PARIS- LOURDES

    Breakfast at Hotel, Day is free at leisure explore city on your own till departure transfer to train station to connect your train to Lourdes (Standard Train Travel Included). Upon arrival, transfer to your Hotel. Check into Hotel. Rest of the afternoon free at leisure. Overnights at Lourdes. (B/D)

  • Day 10: LOURDES

    Breakfast at Hotel. In the morning we will have a half day guided tour in Lourdes, in the afternoon free time for private devotion with a tour of the grotto, basilicas and sanctuaries. Immerse oneself at the baths healing waters and fill the bottles at the taps to take home. Visit the house of Bernadette and maybe shop around for souvenirs. Overnight. (B/D)

  • Day 11: LOURDES-ZARAGOZA-MADRID

    Breakfast at Hotel, Today appreciate the scenery as you drive to the apparition site of our lady of Lourdes, where the Blessed Virgin appeared to St. Berndette 18 times in 1858. Visit the grotto and spend some time for prayers. Later drive to the religious center of Zaragoza to visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Pilar built in 40 AD, when our Lady visited St James, bringing along a symbol of pillar used as cornerstone Later continue your tour to on arrival check to your hotel. Overnight in Madrid. (B/D)

  • Day 12: MADRID

    Breakfast at Hotel, Today proceed for half day city tour of Madrid During the 2 hour tour, we will visit the oldest districts in Madrid. Austrias, Plaza Mayor, Retiro park, The Borbones Area. Here we will see the Royal palace, Prado Museum, Cibeles fountain, Puerta de Alcala and Isabel’s.We will also visit some of the finest district; Salamanca, Castellana and Ciudad Universitaria, Las Ventas Bull Ring and Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. The rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight Hotel. (B/D)

  • Day 13: MADRID- AVILA- FATIMA

    Breakfast at Hotel, Today proceed to Fatima via Acila and witness the beautiful walled city of Avila. In the 16th century, Teresa Ahumada was born and later formed the Discalced Carmelite Order. Walk along the traditional Spanish streets and pass by the church and convent of St Theresa de Jesus, built on the saint’s birthplace Later continue your to Fatima on arrival check to your hotel. Overnight in Fatima. (B/D)

  • Day 14: FATIMA-SANTAREM-LISBON

    Breakfast at Hotel, in the morning spend some time for private devotion at the Apparitions chapel, offer a lighted candle while you join the procession in honor of Our Lady of Fatima. Later proceed to Santarem and witness the Relic of the Bleeding Host at the church of St Stephen. Afterwards, board the coach for a journey to an apparition site, Fatima. Visit the Basilica and see the tombs of Jacinta, Lucia and Francisco. See the arrangement of the Berlin Wall at side of the apparition grounds on arrival in Lisbon enjoy a short orientation tour of Lisbon discover the city of 7 hills and all its typical quarters, passing of course in many of the traditional ways of the classic trams enjoy the ancient medieval quarters and 18th century Lisbon- rebuild after 1755 earthquake., If you get free time take walking tour of this beautiful city Visit the heart of both the old and new Lisbon, Take a look at the Obelisk in the Reatauradores Square, which commemorates the Restoration of Portugal’s independence. Overnight in Lisbon. (B/D)

  • Day 15: LISBON-MANILA

    Breakfast at Hotel, Day free until departure transfer to Airport. (B)

  • Day 16: ARRIVAL MANILA

    Home Sweet home.

**Itinerary will be flexibly change base on local conditions**

What’s Included

Roundtrip Economy Airfare
Land transportation by deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach
Hotel Accommodations in 3-4stars hotels
Meals: B-Breakfast and D- Dinner (as indicated)
Tours with local guide & entrance fees as specified
Services of a Filipino Tour Leader all throughout the tour
Pilgrim Chaplain throughout the tour
Tour Kit
Pre-departure briefing before the tour

What’s not included

Airline Taxes: TBA
Travel Tax: PHP1,620
Visa Fee: PHP 6,500.00
Tipping: USD 150
Insurance: USD60
City Tax USD30
Lunches on tour (estimate Eur 8-10/meal)
Transportation during free period
Porterage for luggage’s
Drinks and beverages ordered during meals
Items of personal nature such as laundry, telephone, fax, Room service and other items not mentioned in the itinerary

REMARKS

All rates are subject to change without prior notice
Minimum 15 Adults
Group Departure
Deposit USD 300 per person (NON-REFUNDABLE)
Maximum 70 years old

+ INCLUSIONS

What’s Included

Roundtrip Economy Airfare
Land transportation by deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach
Hotel Accommodations in 3-4stars hotels
Meals: B-Breakfast and D- Dinner (as indicated)
Tours with local guide & entrance fees as specified
Services of a Filipino Tour Leader all throughout the tour
Pilgrim Chaplain throughout the tour
Tour Kit
Pre-departure briefing before the tour

+ EXCLUSIONS

What’s not included

Airline Taxes: TBA
Travel Tax: PHP1,620
Visa Fee: PHP 6,500.00
Tipping: USD 150
Insurance: USD60
City Tax USD30
Lunches on tour (estimate Eur 8-10/meal)
Transportation during free period
Porterage for luggage’s
Drinks and beverages ordered during meals
Items of personal nature such as laundry, telephone, fax, Room service and other items not mentioned in the itinerary

+ BOOKING CONDITIONS

REMARKS

All rates are subject to change without prior notice
Minimum 15 Adults
Group Departure
Deposit USD 300 per person (NON-REFUNDABLE)
Maximum 70 years old