Mystery of Faith Tour

$5,550.00

Father Chauncey Winkler of Our Lady of the Lake, and Father Steve Kunkel of St. Thomas The Apostle Parish in Phoenix will accompany you on this 14 days Mystery of Faith pilgrimage

September 8th to the 21st, 2021

Tour Cost $5,550

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Highlights of the Pilgrimage

Spain:

Barcelona: La Sagrada Familia

Burgos: The Cathedral of Burgos

San Lorenzo de El Escorial: The Monastery of El Escorial

Santiago de Compostela: The Cathedral of Santiago

France:

Lourdes: Pilgrimage to Lourdes

The cave of Massabielle

Portugal:

Coimbra: The University of Coimbra

Fatima: The Via Crucis

Batalha: The Gothic Dominican Monastery of Saint Mary of Victory

Sintra: Palacio da Pena

Lisbon: The National Coach Museum

Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

 

Itinerary

Day 1 (Sept. 8): Departure flight from Las Vegas (or another major airport) to Barcelona El Prat International Airport.

Day 2 (Sept. 9): Barcelona

Welcome by Tour Operator. Visit the Sagrada Familia by the architecture of Antonio Gaudi. Maestro Gaudi dedicated 42 years of his life to the Sagrada Familia (still unfinished today). (L, D)

Day 3 (Sept. 10): Barcelona

Guided tour of Barcelona. Walk on the Paseo de Garcia. See the Casa Batlo, La Pedrera in Casa Mila.

Day 4 (Sept.11): Lourdes

Arrival at the town of Lourdes (France). Possibility to participate in the night procession to the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary.

(B, L, D)

Day 5: (Sept. 12) Pilgrimage to Lourdes

The day is dedicated to prayer and religious services. The city of Lourdes is the second most visited destination in France. On your pilgrimage to Lourdes, you will visit The Cave of Massabielle, it is the place where Bernadette Soubirous is said to have witnessed the 18 apparitions of the Virgin in 1858. Walk the path of The Way of Water. Experience the extremely widespread phenomenon that among those who bathe in the waters of Lourdes is to find themselves completely dry, despite the rapid immersion. (B, L, D)

Day 6: (Sept 13): San Sebastian, Burgos (Spain)Stop in the beautiful city of San Sebastian, considered the pearl of the Basque country and the Cantabrian Sea. Walk on the elegant promenade. Afternoon arrival at Burgos. Visit the Cathedral of Burgos, declared World Heritage by UNESCO. (B, L, D)

Day 7: (Sept.14): Segovia, Madrid

Explore the beautiful city of Segovia. Located on top of a rocky spur where the famous “Alcazar” dominates. Continue to the city of Madrid. Enjoy a guided tour of the city. Visit the GranVia, Paseo de la Castellana, the Church of Francisco the Great and the exterior of the Royal Palace. (B, L, D)

Day 8: (Sept.15) Madrid

A day of relaxation and perhaps enjoy further exploration of Madrid, catch a bullfight or a Flamengo show on your own. (B, L, D)

Day 9: (Sept. 16) San Lorenzo de El Escorial and Santiago de Compostela

Visit San Lorenzo de El Escorial one of the most tourist and cultural interest in the region of Guadarrama Sierra. Visit the San Lorenzo de El Escorial Monastery and Royal Site (a UNESCO Heritage Site). Continue to Santiago de Compostela, one of the most popular destinations of Christian pilgrimages from around the world. (B, L, D)

Day 10: (Sept 17) Santiago de Compostela

The Camino de Santiago de Compostela is one of the most important routes of pilgrimage in history. The city is considered the third holy city of Christianity after Jerusalem and Rome. Day dedicated to the guided tour of the city. (B, L, D)

Day 11: (Sept. 18) Oporto, Coimbra, Fatima (Portugal)

Guided tour of the city of Oporto with many attractions.

Visit the city of Coimbra, one of the riches Portuguese cities of history and culture. Visit the cathedral, the Mosteiro de Santa Cruz, the Royal Palace, and the Carmelite monastery. Continue to the town of Fatima. (B, L, D)

Day 12: (Sept. 19) Fatima: Land of apparitions and Miracles, Valinhos

Fatima is one of the most visited places in the world. During the day, visit the Basilica, participation in religious celebrations, the Via Crucis, visit the birth house of the three shepherd children in Valinhos. Visit the Fatima Luce e Pace exhibition. (B, L, D)

Day 13: (Sept. 20) Batalha, Sintra, Lisbon

Explore the city of Batalha and visit the Gothic Dominican Monastery of St. Mary of Victory. One of the largest monumental complexes in Europe. Guided tour of Sintra. Arrival in Lisbon. Guided tour of Lisbon. Visit the Padrao do Descombrimentos, the National Coach Museum and the Mosteiro dos Jeronimos. (B, L, D)

Day 14: (Sept 21) Depart for Home (B)

B = Breakfast L = Lunch d = Dinner (included)