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St. Patrick's Church 10 Day Portugal, Spain and France Tour

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St. Patrick's Church 10 Day Portugal, Spain, and France Tour
Turim Lisboa Hotel Lisbon
Hotel Estrela de Fatima Fatima
Hotel Artheus Carmelitas Salamanca
Abba Burgos Hotel Burgos
Gallia Et Londres Lourdes

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**Above rates are based on a minimum of 22 passengers on the tour***

For Additional Information Contact:

Callie Foster
508-397-5883
cfoster@holyapostles.edu

Payment Terms:
Reservation Deposit: $300 per person
Final payment : 70 Days Prior to Departure (August 25th, 2019)

Cancellation Terms:
Up to 101 days: $200 per person
100 to 61 days:   $300 per person
60 to 31 days:  75% of land and 100% of the air
30 days or less/ no-show:  100% of cost

NOT INCLUDED:

Meals unless specified, optional tours,
gratuities, and anything not mentioned in the package includes section

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Airfare is based upon the entire group traveling together on the same flights and same class of service. Any deviation from those flights is subject to $300 per person plus any cost difference. Passengers may avoid deviation fees by purchasing their own airfare.

Land/cruise rates are based upon group pricing. There is no refund for unused services.

Name changes once full payment has been received will incur $100 per person per change plus any airline/cruise cost associated with the change.

 

 

           

Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Flight Details


Accommodation Details

  • Requests are not guaranteed and are subject to each hotel's discretion and availability

Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights Boston-Lisbon, Pau-Boston via Delta airlines/KLM Airline and Air France
  • Airline taxes of $148 and fuel surcharges of $350 (subject to change until tickets are issued)
  • 8 nights accommodations at the following hotels:
    • 1 night Turim Lisboa  Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal
    • 2 nights Hotel Estrela De Fatima, Fatima, Portugal
    • 1 night Hotel Artheus Carmelitas ,Salamanca, Spain
    • 1 night Abba Burgos Hotel, Burgos, Spain
    • 3 nights Grand Hotel Gallia & Londres, Lourdes, France
  • Buffet Breakfast and Dinner daily at each hotel
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach from pick up at Lisbon Airport until group departs from Pau airport
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager from arrival until departure
  • Local guides as required by law for city tours in Lisbon, Burgos, Salamanca
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Porterage of one piece per person on arrival and departure at each hotel
  • headphones for enhanced touring
  • bottle water daily on the coach
  • mass daily to be Celebrate by Fr Jim.

 


DAY 1, Sunday, November 3, 2019: Depart
Depart from Boston to Lisbon via scheduled flight

DAY 2, Monday, November 4, 2019: Arrival in Lisbon
Clear immigration and customs and meet  your Gate 1 Tour Manager in the arrivals hall. Transfer to the city center and enjoy your tour. We will stop at the St. Jerome's Monastery, built to give thanks to the Virgin Mary for guiding Vasco da Gama on his voyage that linked Europe and Asia. Continue on, and drive by the Belem Quarter that contains the iconic entryway to the Lisbon harbor, the Belem Tower. This important landmark has many beautiful sculptures, such as depictions of, St. Vincent and Our Lady of Safe Homecoming.Our last stop will be St. Anthony's Church to celebrate Mass. Check in. Some free time before your evening dinner.
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Tuesday, November 5, 2019: Lisbon - Santarem - Fatima
Today, travel north to the old city of Santarem. In Santarem visit and celebrate mass at the Church of St Stephen, which holds the 13th Century Eucharistic Miracle. Continue to visit to the Hamlet of Aljustrel, the home of the three shepherd children. Visit of the Parish Church and Fatima Parish Cemetery before returning to the hotel for dinner and an overnight.
Overnight: Fatima
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4, Wednesday, November 6, 2019: Fatima
Morning mass. Today will surely be a memorable experience, as you pray and meditate upon one of Our Blessed Mother's apparition sites.  Visit to the Little Chapel of the Apparitions. This simple, yet modern, chapel is the site where the Virgin Mary first appeared on May 13, 1917. Continue with a visit to the stunning neoclassical church, the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary. This Sacred space contains the tombs of St. Francisco, St. Jacinta, and Sister Lucia. View the monument that commemorates the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in the square. Continue with a visit to the Holy Trinity Basilica. After free time for lunch, we will experience Christ's unconditional love by participating in the Stations of the Cross along the Via Sacra. The "Sacred Way" marks the path taken by the shepherd children of Fatima to their first apparition with Our Lady.  The day ends with a visit to Valinhos, the site of Our Lady's August 1917 apparition and the first and third apparition of the Angel. Your night will conclude with private devotions, and a candlelight procession, requested by Our Lady (1917). Enjoy dinner at hotel.
Overnight: Fatima
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Thursday, November 7, 2019: Fatima - Salamanca
Morning mass. Depart Fatima and head to Salamanca, following a full breakfast at the hotel. Salamanca is a city in the Castilla y Leon region, and is known for its large University, the oldest in Spain that is still active, along with its prominent culture. Our walking tour will bring us by the most noteworthy sites such as; the grand Plaza Mayor; La Clerecia, a church and college of the Jesuit Order that was constructed in the seventeenth century; the University of Salamanca, the oldest University in Spain and the third oldest in Europe. Visit the inside of the two joint Salamanca Cathedrals (old and new), one of which is a Romanesque style and the other a Gothic style. Dinner at hotel
Overnight: Salamanca
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6, Friday, November 8, 2019: Salamanca - Alba de Tormes - Avila - Burgos
This morning, after breakfast, you will board the bus and enjoy a short transfer to the village of Alba de Tormes. This town is home to the Carmelite Monastery that Saint Teresa founded in 1571. Upon arrival in Alba de Tormes, your group will celebrate Mass at this Monastery where the saint died and was buried. Following Mass, you will have the opportunity to visit the museum dedicated to St. Teresa of Avila, which also holds her incorrupt heart and left arm. Your group will enjoy free time for lunch on your own, before continuing to the medieval city of Avila. Upon arrival in Avila,  Visit the Incarnation Convent, where St. Teresa became a nun. Saint Therese convinced Saint John of the Cross to reform the male Carmelite order, the reform she started when she met Saint John in Medina del Campo. After walking in the footsteps of St. Teresa, continue your journey to Burgos. Upon arrival in the historic capital of Old Castile, enjoy dinner.
Overnight: Burgos
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7, Saturday, November 9, 2019: Burgos - Loyola - Lourdes
Morning mass. Following breakfast, transfer from Burgos to Loyola to visit the birthplace of St. Ignatius, founder of the Jesuit Order.  In Loyola, you will see the 17th century Basilica that is dedicated to this remarkable Saint. The Basilica is part of a series of buildings that surrounds the "Holy House," the birthplace of St. Ignatius. Enjoy free time for lunch and board the bus for the next destination. We will continue to Lourdes with a spectacular view of the Pyrenees Mountains. Upon arrival in Lourdes, you will check-in to your hotel. Evening dinner.
Overnight: Lourdes
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8 (Sunday, November 10, 2019) & DAY 9 (Monday, November 11, 2019): Lourdes
Morning mass daily. Over the next two days, you will wake up in a small town that is nestled within the Pyrenees Mountains. Throughout your time in Lourdes, you will have the opportunity to attend Mass at the Grotto, where Our Lady appeared to Bernadette; watch a video presentation that explains, in detail, the story of Lourdes; drink water from the miraculous spring that has healed many; and submerge yourself in the healing baths. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to experience Christ's unconditional love, as you meditate upon the "life size" Stations of the Cross that overlook the Grotto of Massabielle. Also, while in Lourdes, you will walk in and meditate upon the footsteps of St. Bernadette. Your group will have the opportunity to see Boly Mill, the birthplace of St. Bernadette, and the "Cachot," an abandoned prison where Bernadette's impoverished family lived. Each evening following dinner, you will have an opportunity to attend the candlelight procession and the Rosary before a restful overnight. Dinner at hotel each night.
Overnight: Lourdes
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Tuesday, November 12, 2019: Depart
Transfer to airport in Pau for your departure flight.

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