Pilgrimage tour - Marian Shrines of Europe 16th Sept - 30th Sept. 2016

By admin | July 7, 2015

Avenue of Travel with Fr. Jan Lundberg, OCD present a pilgrimage tour to Spain & Portugal 16th Sept. - 30th Sept. 2016 ( 14 days, 12 nights  )

visiting- Avila; Fatima; Santiago de Compostela; Burgos; Lourdes; Barcelona - Montserrat -  Saragossa & Madrid.

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Land only cost $2,929.00 per person double occupancy.

Single supplement rates  please check with us. Airfare from home city not included- call us for latest rates.

Meals: Full buffet breakfast daily; 13 dinners including a welcome and farewell dinners in Madrid

Daily mass.

Itineraries as followed:

Day 1 Arrive in Madrid, Spain. (Sat)

Arrival in Madrid, meet the Tour Director  for a welcome dinner with wine at the hotel.

Day 2 Madrid-Avila (Sun)

Guided sightseeing includes the Puerta del Sol, Plaza de Espana with its monument to

Cervantes, Parliament. The highlight is a visit to the PRADO Museum with its priceless

art treasures. Then continue to Avila for a walk through this walled town, where St. Theresa

founded the Order of Carmelites.

Day 3  Avila - Fatima, Portugal (Mon)

Arrive in Fatima, and visit OUR LADY OF FATIMASHRINE  with the tombs of the

visionaries, and the CHAPEL OF THE APPARITIONS, where Virgin Mary appeared to

three children in 1917. Evening Rosary and candlelight procession at the Our Lady of

Fatima Shrine.

Day 4 Fatima (Tues)

Visit the PARISH CHURCH where the visionaries were baptized, and visit their

homes in nearby Valinhos.  Evening Rosary and candlelight procession.

Day 5  Fatima - Santiago De Compostela, Spain (Wed.)

Sightseeing in Santiago de Compostela, one of the top pilgrimage destinations in

the Middle Ages along with Rome and Jerusalem . Visit the Cathedral, where the relics

of St. John the Evangelist, are kept behind the high altar.

Day 6 Santiago De Compostela (Thurs.)

Walking the Camino Pilgrim’s way. This morning drive to the small village of Arca and do

part of this famous walk accompanied by Local Guide. Attend special pilgrim’s Mass in the


Day 7 Santiago De Compostela - Burgos (Fri)

Travel to Burgos, the historical capital of Old Castile. Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes a

visit to the magnificent Cathedral.

Day * Burgos - Lourdes, France (Sat.)

Arriving in Loudes, one of the world’s most famous places of pilgrimages.

Visit to the GROTTO where Virgin Mary appeared to St. Bernadette in 1858, the


her FAMILY HOME during the time of the apparitions. Evening Rosary and

candlelight procession.

Day 9 Lourdes (Sun.)

A day at leisure. Visit the powerful healing baths, the “Blessing of the Sick”, or attend daily Masses.

Day 10 Lourdes - Barcelona, Spain. (Mon.)

Head for Barcelona, DSpain’s second largest city and host of the Olympic Games in 1992.

Day 11 Barcelona (Tues.)

Sightseeing with the local guide. Highlight is a visit to the SAGRADA FAMILIA BASILICA,

Gaudi’s masterpiece. Afternoon and evening at leisure.

Day 12 Barcelona - Montserrat -Saragossa (Wed.)

Stop in Montserrat and visit the impressive BENEDICTINE MONASTERY.

Visit the BASILICA, one of Spain’s most important sites., and admire the

12th century Romanesque carving of the La Moreneta (Black Madonna).

Continue to Saragossa, home to Spain’s most famous Marian Shrine.

Day 13 Saragossa - Madrid (Thurs.)

Guided sightseeing to the BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF THE PILLAR,

home to a miraculous image of the Virgin Mary.Continue to Madrid,

farewell dinner with wine at the hotel. 

Day 14 Madrid (Fri.)

Flight home from Madrid.

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