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15 days 14 nights Marian Piligram tour

 A Pilgrimage tourfor 15 days travelling through Netherlands, Belgim, France, Spain and Portugal

Day 1    

Arrival and transfer to Amsterdam.followed by a cruise on the canals.  See the city from a different view point. Proceed into the countryside to visit Zaanse Schans Museum Village to watch the making of Dutch cheese and wooden clogs. Overnight in Amsterdam.


Day 2    

Amsterdam - Banneux (270km/4h)  - Namur (90km/1h20min)
Drive to Banneux, a tiny hamlet  of Louveugne in rural Belgium. Here the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared eight times to a peasant girl named Meriette Beco. Visit and celebrate Mass at the Shrine of the "Virgin of the Poor". Overnight in Namur.


Day 3    

Namur - Beauraing (55km/1h) - Paris (320km/4h)
Drive to Beauraing to visit and celebrate Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Beauraing known as the "Virgin with the Golden Heart". Overnight in Paris.


Day 4    

Paris - Lisieux (200km/3h) - Paris
Full day excursion to Lisieux. The grace of God awaits you at a special place where Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus died on the 30th of September 1897. Celebrate Mass at the Basilica of St Theresa. Visit  the Carmelite Convent which was built in 1838. Visit also the Buissonnets (home of St Therese) and St Pierre Cathedral. Overnight in Paris.


Day 5  

Paris - Nevers (250km/3h30min) - Paray Le Monial (111km/2h)
Half day tour in the city of Paris. Visit also the Miraculous Medal Chapel to see the body of Sainte Catherine Laboure and celebrate the mass. The heart of St Vincent de Paul is in the church also. Then a visit to Notre Dame Cathedral follows. Afternoon drive to the city of Nevers to visit to Bernadette chapel in convent St Gildard and St Cyr and St Judith Cathedral. Overnight in Pareyle Monial.


Day 6  

Paray Le Monial - Clermont Ferrand (180km/2h30min) - Cascassone
Drive to Clermont Ferrand to visit the Basilique Romane,Chapelle de L'Apparition including the Shrine of Sainte Marguerite. Then on to Carcassone for overnight.


Day 7  

Cascassone - Lourdes
Drive from Carcassone to Lourdes.Overnight in Lourdes


Day 8  

Half day tour to celebrate Mass at the Grotto of Apparition and visit the Holy Mill, where Bernadette was born in 1844. Visit to the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception (upper basilica) and the Rosary Basilica, Cachot where the family Soubirous was forced to stay for a couple of years. Possibility to attend torchlight procession starting from the Grotto. Overnight in Lourdes.


Day 9  

Lourdes - Zaragoza (250km/4h) - Madrid (320km/4h)
Drive to Zaragoza for panoramic city tour, then continue to Madrid for overnight.


Day 10  

Madrid - Segovia (92km/1h20min) - Avila (88km/1h20min) - Madrid (115km/2h)
A full day excursion to Segovia and Avila. A view of Roman Aqueduct entrance to Alcazar. Visit to San Juan dela Cruz Convent and to Santa Theresa Convent Overnight in Madrid


Day 11  

Madrid - Ciudad Rodrigo (300km/4h) - Salamanca (90km/1h20min)
Drive to Ciudad Rodrigo for an orientation tour of Pena de Francia.Transfer to Salamanca for a stop and sightseeing tour including a visit to Cathedral New Wing. Overnight in Salamanca.


Day 12  

Salamanca - Coimbra (315km/4h) - Fatima (85km/1h20min)
Drive from Salamanca to Fatima via Coimbra. Overnight in Fatima.


Day 13  

Celebrate mass at the Chapel of Apparitions. Visit the Basilica of Our Lady. Free time for private devotions and prayers. Join the following  activities in  Fatima:  Holy Rosary in the Capelinha and the Candlelight Procession: the Blessings of the Sick; and the Farewell "Adeus" Procession where thousands of handkerchiefs are waived in loving farewell to Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima. Overnight in Fatima.


Day 14  

Fatima - Santarem (60km/1h) - Lisbon (85km/1h20min)
Orientation tour of Santarem, to visit the Church of the Miracle. Then half day city tour in Lisbon, including entrance to St Anthony's Cathedral. Overnight in Lisbon.


Day 15    

Transfer to airport for your final departure.


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