Afternoon arrival in Lisbon. Travel to Fatima, one of the most important Catholic pilgrimage sites in the world, where the three little shepherds, Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco, witnessed apparitions of the Virgin Mary, Mass. Dinner and overnight in Fatima. Hotel Regina
Full day in Fatima. Mass, visit the site of apparitions, the old and the new Basilica. We also visit the houses of the children, have some free time for individual prayers. In the evening Rosary procession with candles and overnight.
Santiago de Compostela
This morning after Mass, we travel to Santiago de Compostela, where the remains of St. James are buried. En route visit historic Porto. The region is famed for the production of port wine. Dinner and overnight in Santiago. Gran Hotel Los Abetos
Santiago de Compostela - Burgo
In the morning we visit and have Mass at the beautiful Santiago Cathedral also visit St. James tomb, later continue to Burgos for dinner and overnight.
Avila - Madrid
Morning walking tour of Burgos. Visit the Cathedral dedicated to Virgin Mary. Cathedral is a masterpiece of gothic architecture declared World Heritage by Unesco. Continue to Avila, Spain, perhaps the best-preserved walled city in the world and home of Saint Teresa of Avila until her death in 1582. It is here, with her spiritual director Saint John of the Cross, that Saint Teresa reformed the Carmelite Order. We visit and celebrate Mass in Avila. Continue to Madrid for dinner and overnight. Hotel Novotel Center Madrid
Madrid - Toledo
Morning sightseeing tour of Madrid takes us to Puerta del Sol, Plaza Espana with its monument to Cervantes, Celebes fountain, elegant Calla Alcala and Paseo Castellana. We also view the Cathedral and the Royal Palace. In the afternoon excursion to Toledo. Situated on a granite hill surrounded on three sides by river Tagus, the ancient capital of Castille attracts more sightseers than any other Spanish town. We visit the 13th century Cathedral, where we celebrate Mass, and Moorish bridge. Return to our hotel Madrid
This morning we depart for Zaragoza. Upon arrival visit and have Mass at the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar, the place where Mary appeared to the Apostle James before her Assumption into heaven. Some free time in Zaragoza’s main square adjacent to the basilica. Dinner and overnight in Zaragoza. Hotel Zentral Ave.
Today, we proceed to Lourdes, the birthplace of St. Bernadette to whom Our Lady appeared in 1858. Dinner and overnight in Lourdes. Hotel Solitude
Full day in Lourdes. Time to visit the Grotto and the Basilicas. We have Mass and The Way of The Cross, time for individual prayer and bath, dinner and overnight.
After morning Mass we travel to Barcelona. En route we visit Carcassonne (time permitting) to visit its beautifully preserved medieval fortified town with its massive defences encircling the castle. Continue to Barcelona for dinner and overnight. Hotel H10 Ltaca
Morning tour of Barcelona features the Columbus Monument, elegant tree lined “ Ramblas”, Plaza de Catalonia, Paseo de Gracia and the famous church of Sagrada Familia where we celebrate Mass. In afternoon some free time for shopping and individual activities, dinner and overnight. onument, elegant tree lined “Ramblas”, Plaza de Catalonia, Paseo de Gracia and the famous church of Sagrada Familia where we celebrate Mass. Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
Morning excursion to Monserrat, the mountaintop Benedictine monastery, surrounded by breathtaking scenery. Visit the Black Madonna where we celebrate Mass, with time for devotion and meditation. In the afternoon some free time for shopping and individual activities, dinner and overnight in Barcelona.
return to Canada
Early morning, we are transferred to the airport for our flight back to Toronto.
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