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(OLD) Rome, Fatima, Lourdes and Spain

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Highlights

Highlights

  • Airfare Roundtrip from New York Area Gateway
  • Accommodations 12 nights Superior Tourist Class Hotels
  • Meals 12 Breakfasts & 12 Dinners
  • Sightseeing Rome, Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel, the four major basilicas, Lisbon, Fatima; The tombs of Jacinta and Francisco, Burgos, Lourdes, Grotto, Zaragoza, Madrid.
  • Also IncludedAirport-hotel transfers, hotel taxes, baggage handling, Touring by Private Air Conditioned Motorcoach, Services of a Professional Regina Tours Escort, Priest to accompany trip (if available)
    • Rome, Fatima, Lourdes & Spain A combination of famous Marian Shrines and the beautiful cities of Rome and Madrid are highlighted in this 14-day pilgrimage. Visit sites dating from antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and present day.

Itinerary

Day 1

New York, NY


Depart a New York area gateway or your domestic airport for your overnight flight to Rome. Enjoy dinner and breakfast on board.

Day 2

Rome


Upon arrival in Rome, we are met by our tour escort and transfer to our hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure to rest or explore on our own. Dinner and overnight in Rome. (D)

Day 3

Rome


After breakfast we depart for Vatican City, where we gather to attend a Papal Audience (if available). In the afternoon, visit the Vatican Museums, home to one of the world's greatest art collections, and Michelangelo's awesome Sistine Chapel followed by a tour of the magnificent St. Peter's Basilica. We have the remainder of the day to the sample Rome's many delights on our own. Dinner and overnight in Rome. (B, D)

Day 4

Rome


After breakfast we depart for our full day guided sightseeing tour of the "Eternal City." The highlights include the Catacombs, the Appian Way, Capitoline Hill, St. Peter in Chains, the Colosseum, the Arch of Constantine, Circus Maximus and Palazzo Venezia. We also visit three major basilicas in Rome, including the 1600-year-old St. Mary Major, St. John Lateran, the Cathedral of Rome, and St. Paul Outside the Walls, built over the Saint's burial place. Dinner and overnight in Rome. (B, D)

Day 5

Fatima


After breakfast we depart the hotel for Rome's airport and our flight to Lisbon. Upon arrival in Lisbon, we are met by our escort and transferred to our Fatima hotel. Dinner and overnight in Fatima. (B, D)

Day 6

Fatima


We visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, starting at the pristine Basilica, with the tombs of Jacinta and Francisco, beatified in 2000, and Sr. Lucia. Continue to the Capelinha, where Our Lady appeared to the shepherd children. Later discover the hamlet of Aljustrel, the shepherd children's home. Visit the church where they were baptized and the local cemetery. There is time for private devotions before a video presentation on the history of Fatima. Later participate in the Rosary Candlelight Procession (if available). Dinner and overnight in Fatima. (B, D)

Day 7

Burgos


We depart Fatima after breakfast and take in the rustic beauty of the Portuguese countryside, crossing the border into Spain. Here we have an orientation tour of Burgos highlighted by a visit to the imposing Basilica, one of Spain's largest and most beautiful churches. Dinner and overnight in Burgos. (B, D)

Day 8

Lourdes


We depart Burgos on a scenic ride through the Pyrenees Mountains en route to Lourdes. We arrive in the afternoon and visit the beloved Shrine of Lourdes. We are invited to experience the evening Candlelight Procession and International Rosary, if available. Dinner and overnight in Lourdes. (B, D)

Day 9

Lourdes


This morning we begin by celebrating Mass at the Grotto of Apparitions. In the afternoon and evening, participate in the Blessed Sacrament Procession with the Blessing of the Sick. There is also the opportunity to participate in The Way of the Cross or visit the Baths of Lourdes. Later a walking tour leads us into the world of St. Bernadette, visiting places that illustrate her life and tell her story. After dinner, gather for the evening Rosary Candlelight Procession, if available. Dinner and overnight in Lourdes. (B, D)

Day 10

Lourdes


Today is free to explore Lourdes. Visit the Grotto, the underground Basilica, the Blessing of the Sick, the magnificent life-sized Stations of the Cross behind the Grotto, the "Miraculous" Baths or take part in the wealth of spiritual exercises available throughout the day. Once again, consider participating in the Rosary Candlelight Procession after dinner. (B, D)

Day 11

Zaragoza


After breakfast we depart Lourdes for Zaragoza. Upon arrival in Zaragoza, we visit one of the world's largest Marian Shrines, Our Lady of the Pillar. The pillar, given to St. James by the Blessed Mother, gives off an extraordinary fragrance. This place visited by Our Lady before her Assumption, offers visitors the glimpse of the Holy Land. Dinner and overnight in Zaragoza. (B, D)

Day 12

Madrid


Depart Zaragoza for Madrid after breakfast. After checking into our hotel, we are introduced to the cosmopolitan Spanish capital, during a panoramic city tour. From the motorcoach, we enjoy views of the city's historic sites including the famed museum, the Prado, and the 2000-room Royal Palace. Dinner and overnight in Madrid. (B, D)

Day 13

Madrid


Today we are free to discover Madrid on our own or to choose an optional excursion to Avila (at additional cost), the ancient walled city and home of St. Teresa. Here we delve into the world of this inspiring saint and mystic, as we visit the places that speak of her life and calling. Later return to Madrid for some leisure time. Dinner and overnight in Madrid. (B, D)

Day 14

New York, NY


Depart for Madrid's airport after breakfast. Arrive home the same day. (B)

Optionals

Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling cost at least 10% more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling cost at least 10% more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

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