Depart USA for your overnight flight to France.
Upon your arrival in Toulouse Airport, transfer to your hotel I Lourdes. Relax or explore before dinner, followed by a candlelight procession before retiring. Dinner and overnight.
During your 6 nights stay in Lourdes you will have time to pray with your fellow pilgrims and pilgrims from around the world, to attend Mass at the Grotto, and walk in the footsteps of St Bernadette. See Boly Mill where St Bernadette was born, and the "Cachot," an abandoned prison where Bernadette's impoverished family lived. Join your prayers with those of pilgrims from around the world as you pray for the sick, drink water from the miraculous spring or submerge yourself in the healing baths. Experience Christ's love as you walk the life-sized Stations of the Cross overlooking the holy Grotto. Kneel in the chapel built on the very rock of the Grotto, in obedience to the request of the "Immaculate Conception." Evenings are free for optional Blessed Sacrament Procession be- fore dinner. Your role in the universal church will have new meaning as you join the candlelight procession and group rosary.
You will have two full days of escorted sightseeing and three free days for personal activities.
Transfer to the airport for your return flights to the United States.