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OCT. 13 – 26 2019: MARIAN PILGRIMAGE WITH SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

ITINERARY

Oct. 13 Day 1: DEPART MANILA – LISBON

Depart Manila, enjoy inflight amenities, meals and entertainment.

Oct .14 Day 2: ARRIVE – LISBON

Welcome to Lisbon! Upon arrival, meet your airport assistance, then you will have

a half day sightseeing with a Local Expert features visits to JERONIMOS MONASTERY

and the CHURCH OF ST. ANTHONY. The rest of the day is free,

until you transfer to the hotel for check in. Dinner

Oct. 15 Day 3: LISBON–SANTARÉM–FÁTIMA (BD)

After breakfast, depart for Fátima and while enroute, visit the CHURCH OF THE HOLY

MIRACLE in Santarém, site of a famous Eucharistic Miracle. Then, visit OUR LADY OF

FÁTIMA SHRINE with the tombs of the visionaries, and the CHAPEL OF THE APPARITIONS,

where the Virgin Mary appeared to three Children in 1917. Join this evening’s rosary and

candlelight procession at the Our Lady of Fátima Shrine.

Then back to hotel for dinner.

Oct.16 Day 4: FÁTIMA. EXCURSION TO VALINHOS (BD)

After breakfast, Morning orientation includes a visit to the PARISH CHURCH

where the visionaries were baptized. Also visit their homes in nearby Valinhos.

The rest of your afternoon is at leisure. Tonight join this evening’s rosary and candlelight

procession.

Oct. 17 Day 5: FÁTIMA – SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, SPAIN (BD)

After breakfast, enjoy a guided sightseeing tour in Santiago de Compostela, one of the top

pilgrimage destinations during the Middle Ages along with Rome and Jerusalem. Visit the

CATHEDRAL, where the relics of St. James the Apostle, brother of St. John the

Evangelist are kept behind the high altar. You may wish to attend Mass.

Then dinner, the rest of the evening is yours.

Oct .18 Day 6: SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA (BD)

After breakfast, for over a thousand years pilgrims have been walking the CAMINO

PILGRIM’S WAY. This morning, for those who wish to experience this event, drive to

the small village of Arca and do part of this famous walk accompanied by your local

guide. Afterwards, back in Santiago, you may wish to join the special pilgrim’s Mass in

the cathedral.Then dinner and overnight.

Oct. 19 Day 7: SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA – BURGOS (BD)

After breakfast, travel to Burgos, the historic capital of Old Castile. Sightseeing with a

local guide includes a visit to the magnificent CATHEDRAL. And then transfer to the

restaurant for dinner and proceed to hotel for check in.

Oct. 20 Day 8: BURGOS–LOURDES, FRANCE (BD)

Today, you will drive along the Basque coast and arrive in Lourdes, home to one of the

world’s most famous places of pilgrimage. Your guided walking tour includes visits to the

GROTTO where the Virgin Mary appeared to St. Bernadette in 1858, the OUR LADY OF

LOURDES SHRINE the BIRTHPLACEOF ST. BERNADETTE, and her FAMILY HOME

during the time the apparitions.

Attend this evening’s memorable rosary and candlelight procession.

Oct. 21 Day 9: LOURDES AT LEISURE (BD)

After breakfast, today, you may wish to experience the powerful healing baths, the

“Blessing of the Sick,” and attend one of the daily Masses. Why not join an optional

excursion to the nearby Pyrenees?

Oct 22 Day 10: LOURDES– ZARAGOZA, SPAIN (BD)

Cross the Pyrenees Mountains to Zaragoza. Enjoy sightseeing with a Local Guide and

visit Spain’s most famous Marian Shrine— the BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF THE PILLAR,

home to a miraculous Image of the Virgin Mary. According to local tradition, on January 2

of the year 40, the Mother of God appeared upon a pillar to the Apostle St. James the

Greater while he was preaching the Gospel.

The pillar is conserved and Venerated within the basilica today.

Oct 23 Day 11: ZARAGOSA–BARCELONA (BD)

After breakfast, a journey to Barcelona, once home to the Olympics and now one of Europe’s

Most attractive and popular city. We proceed to your orientation tour including view of Casa

Milla “La Pedrera” & Casa Batllo, a panoramic view of the city and harbor from Monjuic Hill,

enjoy a walk along Las Ramblas, the busiest and most lively street of the city. Get to the

Plaza de Cataluna and continue to National Palace. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant, then

transfer to your hotel for check in and overnight.

Oct. 24 Day 12: BARCELONA – MONTSERRAT – BARCELONA (B)

After breakfast, go to the Guell Park. The sculpture portion is full of walkways and other

Structures exhibiting the distinct and colorful style of Gaudi, including the famous terrace.

Admire the impressive Sagrada Familia Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece. In the afternoon,

enjoy designer outlet shopping at La Roca Village, home to luxury fashion and homeware

stores. Rest of the day free for shopping

Oct 25 Day 13: BARCELONA – MANILA (B)

After breakfast, his morning, it is time to bid farewell, as your memorable pilgrimage vacation

tour comes to an end.

Oct 26 Day 14: ARRIVE – MANILA

Arrive Manila from a very enjoyable and memorable Marian Pilgrimage trip.

Home Sweet Home.

INCLUSIONS

Economy roundtrip airfare via Emirates Airlines

– Hotel accommodation with Breakfast based on 4 star hotel category
– Private transfers with local assistant (airport – hotel – airport)

– Private tours as specified in the itinerary – English-speaking guide as indicated
– Entrance fees as indicated
– Standard dinners as indicated

– Private coach as specified in the itinerary – City taxes per person
– Filipino- Tour Escort

EXCLUSIONS

– Airport Taxes: $150 ( subject to change ) – Gratuities/tippings for the porters/restaurants/long distance coach drivers/local services: $10/person/day

– Optional Tours
– Personal incidentals such as telephone calls, room service, laundry
– Beverages during meals
– Schengen Visa assistance and processing: 7,500php
– PH Tax: 1,620php
– Mandatory Europe Travel Insurance: 3,914php

BOOKING CONDITIONS

– NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF $500
– ALL RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
– FOR PESO PAYMENT, DOLLAR EXCHANGE RATE – VARIES ON THE AIRLINE RATE ON THE DAY OF THE TICKETING.
– All rates are subject to change without prior notice.
– Holiday Surcharge may be applied upon booking. – WE TREAT THIS LETTER AS BUSINESS CONTRACT – 50% of the total tour cost is required after the issuance of VISA and FULL payment is due 3 weeks before departure.
– CANCELLATION CONDITION: 50% of the tour cost if cancelled within 4 weeks before departure & FULL payment of the tour cost if cancellation is made within 2 weeks before departure.
NOTE: Please be reminded that in the event of a VISA REFUSAL, the deposit is not guaranteed for a refund.