-- IBERIAN TRAVEL --
Lisbon - Santarém - Fátima - Àvila - Burgos - Zaragoza - Lourdes - Loyola -Límpias Garabandal - Covadonga - Oviedo - Santiago de Compostela - Balazar - Lisbon
— Travel dates and times —
Start : 09:00 am, October 25th, 2020, Lisbon airport, Portugal.
End : 09:00 am, November 6th, 2020, Lisbon, Portugal. With free transfer from the hotel in Lisbon to Lisbon airport.
— Travel itinerary —
25th of October to 6th of November 2020
25th of October - Lisbon
We will start our journey in Lisbon, at the Santo António de Lisboa Church, where the Saint was born and where one of his relics is located. We will visit the Santo António museum (explanation in several languages).
After visiting the museum, we will visit the Church of Santo António and participate in our first daily Mass. We will make a special intercession request to Santo António to bless our trip. After Holy Mass, we will visit the place where the relic of Santo António is located.
We will also make a visit to the old Lisbon Cathedral
25th of October - Santarém
After leaving Lisbon after lunch, we will travel to the city of Santarém, one of the main cities in Portugal linked to the beginning of the Christian era during the time of conquest of the city by the King of Portugal, which at the time was occupied by Muslims.
In this city, we will visit the Church of the Most Holy Miracle, where one of the oldest Eucharistic relics in the world is located. In this beautiful Church we will have the opportunity to worship and see the relic in person. An unforgettable moment!
We will also visit other places of Santarém history, such as the famous Santarém Castle, a place full of history that we want to tell you.
25th to 27th of October - Fátima
From the 25th to the 27th of October we will visit Fátima. During this time of visit in Fátima, we will visit the various places of the apparitions, the Angel and Our Lady, and we will explain in detail the whole context of the story ,.
We will carry out a via crucis in the "Valinhos" in order to live the message of Fatima more deeply. We will take advantage of the fact that we are in Fátima to participate in the official ceremonies, where we will participate in the prayer of the holy rosary, Holy Mass and the candle procession.
We will also visit the home of the three shepherds and give a complete explanation of the lives of the shepherds and their families during the time of the apparitions.
28th of October - Alba de Tormes and Àvila
In the morning, after having breakfast at a hotel in Salamanca, we will depart to Alba de Tormes, which is 25 km from Salamanca, to visit the Church of Santa Tereza D´ávila with its Heart intact and visit the Convent Museum, very rich for your story. We will also visit the place where Santa Teresa died.
After this visit, we will continue to the hotel where we will have lunch. After lunch, we will continue our journey to the city where Santa Tereza D'Avila was born, in Ávila, Santa Teresa Dávila is a Doctor of the Church and Carmelite. In this city, we will visit the Convent of Santa Tereza and make a special request there to Santa Tereza and receive the Scapular of Carmo in a special ceremony. We will also take a short walk through the beautiful city of the walls.
After the end of the visit to this beautiful Spanish city, we will continue our journey to the city of Burgos. After dinner, if possible, we will make a short visit to the center of Burgos.
29th of October - Burgos and Zaragoza
Early in the morning, after breakfast at the hotel in Burgos, we will visit the great and famous Cathedral of Burgos, the first Gothic Cathedral of the Iberian Peninsula and its beautiful enclosure consisting of the Escalera Dorada, the Crucero and the Cimborrio, the Trascoro, the Chapel of Santa Tecla .... At 9.00 am we will participate in the Lauds and Capitular Mass sung.
Next, we will depart for Zaragoza, the city where the first Marian temple in the world was built, with Our Lady still alive, Cathedral of Our Lady del Pilar. Upon arriving in this city, after lunch at a local restaurant, we will visit this beautiful Cathedral where we will have the opportunity to visit it and to kiss and contemplate the relic of the Pilar, the stone where Our Lady appeared to the apostle S. James.
After this stop in Zaragoza and after lunch, we will depart for Lourdes (France).
Upon arriving in Lourdes and after dinner at the hotel, we will visit the place of the cave where Our Lady appeared to Bernadette. We will remain silent and worship for a while.
29th to 31th of October - Lourdes
We will arrive in Lourdes in the early evening. After dinner, we will make a quick visit to the grotto of Lourdes, where Our Lady appeared to Bernardete. We will take advantage of this special moment for moments of personal reflection and inner recollection.
Early in the morning, after breakfast at the hotel in Lourdes, we will take the path of the Via Crucis, an unforgettable way of meditating on the Passion of Christ and later we will attend Holy Mass, Ancient Basilica of Our Lady of Lourdes.
In the afternoon after lunch, we will make a short visit to the main places in Lourdes, watch the film about the history of Lourdes, participate in the Rosary and in the Luminous Procession that will take place at the end of the night. We will also visit a museum dedicated to the life of Bernardete.
Pilgrims who wish to do so can also participate in the Miraculous Bath in the Lourdes Pools. Our team makes the reservation for our group.
On the morning of the 17th of October, after breakfast, we will leave very early for Garabandal. Until then, we will pass by Loyola and Límpias.
31th of October - Loyola and Límpias
Upon arriving in Loyola, we will visit the Sanctuary of Loyola and its historical museum where we will get to know a little more about the history of Santo Inácio de Loyola, founder of the Jesuits.
After lunch in Loyola, we will visit the place where Father Andreu is buried, a Jesuit priest who is connected to the story of the apparitions of Our Lady in Garabandal.
After lunch, we will depart for Límpias, to visit its famous Church where great Miracles occurred with the image of the face of Christ in agony. The image of Jesus Christ is impressive and it was this same image that moved his eyes and mouth on several occasions to laypeople and priests, over the past century. It is a place of pilgrimage in Spain.
After this stop, we will continue to Garabandal.
31st of October to 3rd of November - Garabandal, Liebana, Covadonga and Oviedo
During the time we stayed in Garabandal, we will visit the main places where the apparitions took place (the place where the Angel S. Miguel first appeared, Our Lady's first appearance, the "pins", one of the most important places of this event and where in the future the Miracle of Garabandal will take place. We will speak with witnesses of the events, such as Maximina who is Aunt Madrinha de Conchita. We will participate in the Mass and daily rosary. We will take the Rosary, a journey of over 2 hours. , going up the mountain and contemplating the mysteries of the Rosary. We will perform in the early evening, a cantata to Our Lady of Mount Carmel of Garabandal, in the "pines" that is at the top of the mountain overlooking the village.
During the time we are in Garabandal, we will take a day to visit the Sanctuary of Covadonga and Santo Turíbio de Liebana, a Franciscan monastery that holds the largest piece of the Lignum Crucis, a piece on the right side of the cross where Jesus Christ was crucified. It is one of the largest relics in the world still in existence. The purpose of the retreat will be to internalize the word and message of Garabandal, with moments of interiozation, prayer, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. It will be a wonderful experience that you will never forget. We will place all our particular intentions to Our Lady of Mount Carmel .These requests are placed on the Altar during the time of Eucharistic Adoration or Holy Mass.
On the 3rd of November in the morning, we will go to Oviedo to contemplate part of the Shroud of Jesus Christ (Shroud that covered the face of Jesus when he was buried), one of the greatest relics of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
3rd to 5th of November- Santiago de Compostela, Pontevedra e Balazar
After leaving Oviedo, the journey continues towards Santiago de Compostela, where one of Jesus Christ's favorite apostles rests. We will visit the Cathedral where we will attend the pilgrim's special Mass. We will visit the Cathedral, visit the tomb of Santiago and give a hug of faith to the apostle.
On the 5th of November in the morning, we will leave for Pontevedra, a place forever associated with the message of Fatima, because it was here that Sister Lúcia had visions of Our Lady and the Child Jesus and where Sister Lúcia received the devotion of first Saturdays.
5th to 6th of November- Lisbon
After breakfast (breakfast) at the hotel in Lisbon, on November 6th, our pilgrimage ends. The Lisbon hotel where we will stay, offers a free transfer to Lisbon Airport.
— WHAT'S INCLUDED IN PERSON PRICE—
Transport and transfers
Included in the price per person is transportation by coach of maximum comfort during the schedule and program of the entire land pilgrimage.
The transfer service to Lisbon airport is included in the route and times of the land pilgrimage.
Also included is a transfer from the hotel in Lisbon (6th of Novemberr) to Lisbon Airport, after breakfast (breakfast).
The price of air tickets is not included, which will be the responsibility of each pilgrim who needs an air ticket to reach the starting point of the land pilgrimage.
It does not include any transport costs outside the schedule and on the ground pilgrimage route.
Accomodation with full pension
Breakfast (breakfast), lunch and dinner are included in the hotels during the itinerary and times of the land pilgrimage. Lunches to be held between the destinations and times of the land pilgrimage are also included in the price per person.
Meals are included with water and wine from the menus presented by each hotel.
It is not included consumption of drinks or food outside the program of the presented menus, which will have to be paid by the pilgrim.
Lunch and dinner on the 6th of November is not included as the terrestrial pilgrimage ends in the morning of that day.
Extra accommodations and meals are not included outside the hours and pilgrimage route.
Although the value of individual entrance fees to museums is not included, we offer a free entrance to the museum of Alba de Tormes, whose cost is approximately 5 euros.
We will visit the following museums:
-Fátima (exhibition area)
-Museum of Santo António in Lisbon,
-Alba de Tormes Museum
-Museum of Oviedo, Holy Shroud
The approximate individual cost for entry to museums is 3 to
Baggage transfer service from the bus / plane to the hotel and vice versa is not included in the price per person.
It is the responsibility of each pilgrim to bring their own luggage along the pilgrimage. If you want someone to take care of your luggage at the hotels, you must bear the additional costs of the respective hotel.
The guide in Portuguese, Spanish and English is included in the price per person.
The trip is organized by our team and with people who know the route and history of all the places to visit.
On the trip, in addition to visiting the sites, it is important for us to strengthen and deepen the Catholic faith. For this reason, the guide will be based on the teachings of the Catholic, Apostolic and Roman Church.
The person's identification badge is included on this trip.
Our daily Mass and daily prayers are assured on our trips.
We will provide free time for people so that they can make confessions and personal promises made to the saints of the places where we pass, namely in Fátima, Lourdes.
Travel insurance is not included in the price per person.
Travel insurance is mandatory and must be purchased by the pilgrim prior to his trip to start the pilgrimage. Each person enrolled in the trip must present proof of travel insurance. If you need assistance with purchasing travel insurance, please speak to us.
There is no cost associated with the loss of personal objects or identification documents such as passports or citizen's card in the price per person.
— OUR HOTELS —
Always thinking about the quality of the service provided
All our hotels are duly selected taking into account the quality of accommodation and food.
The range of hotels is four stars or three stars higher. The only exception will be in the village of Garabandal where there are no hotels of this category and we will have to stay in local accommodations in this village located on the mountain.
The location of the hotels is also a very important factor for us, so all of our hotels are located close to the main places to visit.
The list of hotels will be made available to each person as soon as the registration period is confirmed.
— OUR BUS —
Always thinking about your comfort and safety
We have a modern and comfortable 55-seat bus, equipped with all the requirements of quality, safety and comfort.
The bus is equipped with air conditioning, television, music player, top quality upholstery.
The bus has wifi within the territory of Portugal
The bus capacity is 2/3 of the total capacity in order to comply with safety and hygiene standards due to COVID-19.
— PrIces per person —
Best price quality assured
Prices per person are presented in euros and are only for land travel by bus (Tourist bus), departing from Lisbon on October 25th, 2020 (Portugal) and ending in Lisbon on November 6th, 2020 in the morning
Price per person - Double or triple room
Price per person - Single room
Price - Children ( from 4 to 10 yo )
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Price - Children ( from 0 to 3 yo)
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- Payment deadlines -
First payment (reservation payment) - double or triple room
Until the 30th of July 2020 or as soon as the minimum list of people to this Journey is complete( 36 people in total), our team will send an email requesting the reservation payment that must be carried out immediately.
Second payment - Double or triple room
Until the 30th of August 2020
Third payment- Double or triple room
Until the 30th of September 2020
There is the possibility of making only one single payment. The single payment must be made by July 30th, 2020. 5% discount applicable on the price of 1450 euros, if you decide to make a single payment instead of three partial payments.
- Payment deadlines -
First payment (reservation payment) - single room
Until the 30th of July 2020 or as soon as the list of people is complete( 36 people minimum), our team will send an email requesting the reservation payment that must be carried out immediately.
Second payment - single room
Until August 30th, 2020
Third payment - single room
Until September 30, 2020
There is the possibility to make a single payment instead of 3 partial payments. The single payment must be made by July 30, 2020. 5% discount applicable on the amount of 1850 euros, if you decide to make a single payment instead of three partial payments.
— How to confirm your subscription? —
Step by step on how to confirm your trip with us.
— FIRST STEP —
Book the registration indicated below on this page, filling in the fields indicated on the form, name, address, email, type of trip, etc. You do not need to make any payment at this stage.
— SECOND STEP —
Approval of your reservation seat by our team. A confirmation email will be sent to you.
— THIRD STEP —
Payment of the reservation (indicated at payment deadlines) as soon as we confirm the minimum of 36 seats to this travel.