Our pilgrimage begins with a transatlantic flight to Lisbon. Dinner and overnight onboard.
Arrive Lisbon early afternoon. Depart for Santarem, one of the oldest cities in the world. We will walk through its narrow streets to the Church of St. Stephen, containing the oldest recorded Eucharistic miracle. This miracle has been on continuous display since 1269 A.D. Continue to Fatima. Dinner and overnight in Fatima.
Fatima is the place where the Blessed Mother appeared in 1917 to 3 children and asked mankind to pray for peace. You will visit the Basilica, the site where Francisco, Jacinta, and Lucia’s graves are located, the hamlet of Aljustrel where the children lived, and Valinhos, the Site of Our Lady’s apparition after the children’s return from prison. Follow the Stations of the Cross along “the Sacred Way” culminating in the Chapel of Calvary, which overlooks Fatima. In the evening, join pilgrims from around the world in an evening candlelight procession to pray the rosary. (B, D)
Depart to Burgos. Orientation tour. Visit Burgos' famous Gothic Basilica. Dinner and overnight in Burgos. (B, D)
Depart Burgos after breakfast. Arrive Lourdes in the afternoon and visit the Shrine. Take part in the evening Candlelight Procession and International Rosary, if available. Dinner and overnight in Lourdes. (B, D)
Walking tour of Lourdes, visiting the Boly Mills, the Locale Mill, the "Cachot", the parish Church. We will have time to go to the miraculous baths. Evening candlelight procession. Dinner and overnight. (B.D)
Morning departure to Barcelona. Barcelona is the capital of the region of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain. Situated on the northeast coast of Spain not far from the French border, Barcelona has been inhabited since Roman times, when it was known as Barcino. Its 13th-century cathedral stands on a site previously occupied by a Roman temple and later a mosque. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city. And continue to Montserrat for dinner and overnight. (B, D)
Morning transfer to Barcelona’s airport to catch our return flight home. (B)