Europe Pilgrimage

15 Nights & 16 Days

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TOUR : INDIA – ROME – PAPAL AUDIENCE – VATICAN MUSEUM – ST. PETERS BASILICA – ROME – CATACOMBS – TREVI – FOUNTAIN – ROME – ASSIA – PISA – PADUA – VENICE – MILAN – ENGELBERG – LUCERNE – DIJON – PARIS – LOURDES – MADRID – AVILA – FATIMA – LISBON – INDIA…

DAY WISE ITINERARY

India – Rome

Reaching Rome in the evening. After the emigration procedure proceed to Hotel Dinner and Overnight at Rome

Papal Audience – Vatican Museum – St. Peters Basilica – Rome

Today breakfast at Hotel and later we will proceed for the Papal Audience at St Peter Square. After that you will have early lunch at Indian Restaurant. After lunch we will visit the Vatican Museums and a large part of the Vatican City, one of the European microstates, situated on the Vatican Hill. Leaving the Piazza San Bernardo, adorned by Moses’ Fountain we will visit the Vatican Museums and the Vatican Galleries (lines possible at the entrance). There you will admire the modern entrance built for the Jubilee 2000, the Galleries of the Chandeliers, of the Tapestries and of the Geographical Maps, the Sobiesky Hall and the Immaculate Conception Hall. We will then stop to admire the Sistine Chapel, seat of the Conclave, with the famous frescoes of Michelangelo. Passing inside the Vatican Museums we will arrive into the Basilica of Saint Peter, commonly called Saint Peter’s Basilica, is one of four major basilicas of Rome. It is the most prominent building inside the Vatican City and built on the ruins of Old Saint Peter’s Basilica. After Basilica back to the Hotel Dinner.

Rome – Catacombs – Trevi Fountain

After Breakfast proceed to start our guided tour of visiting all the Major Churches in Rome Holy steps (scala Santa)John the Lateran Cathedral ,visit the basilica of Holy Cross in Jerusalem , and outside View of Colosseum.St. Paul’s Church. After lunch We will proceed to Trevi Fountain (If it is Working because now under renovation) where we will stop for a visit. Then we have Catacombs visit with Mass After tour you will have Dinner and Overnight at Rome.

Rome – Assisi – Pisa

After Breakfast, check out proceed to Assisi. You will have a Guided Tour of Assisi, where our sightseeing includes visits to the Church of St. Clare which houses her incorrupt body.

 

One of the chapels contains the crucifix that bowed its head and ordered St. Francis to “repair God’s Church.” Afterwards, we proceed to the Basilica of St. Francis, built in 1228 to house the Relics of the saint. The “upper” basilica houses beautiful frescoes of Giotto. Before leaving Assisi, we visit the Church of Santa Maria Degli Angeli, containing the famous Porziuncola. This very ancient chapel, venerated for an apparition of angels within it, was originally property of the Benedictines of Subasio. It was located on a piece of land known as the Portiuncula; this name became attached to the chapel. After a long period of abandonment, it was restored by St. Francis. Here, he was given a dear understanding of his vocation. He founded here the Order of Friars Minor (1209), “establishing here his home. Then proceed to Pisa On arrival to Pisa, proceed to visit view the Leaning Tower of Pisa Dinner at Hotel and overnight at Pisa.

Pisa  – Padua – Venice

After breakfast check ot proceed to Padua, then visit Shrine of St Anthony of Padua on your own and also celebrate Mass (to be confirmed on arrival) after lunch You will be transferred to Venice (Approx. 45 mins) where you will board a ferry and Transfer to Venice Islands. Tour will start at St Mark’s Square. Walking tour of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, passing through la Fenice Theatre, Scala del Bovolo, Ponte di Rialto. The visit does not include an explanation of the St. Mark’s square and then we proceed to Hotel Dinner at Hotel

Venice – Milan

After breakfast check out proceed to Milan. Visit Dumo Cathedral. The biggest and greatest example of Gothic architecture in Italy, it is the fourth largest cathedral in the world. Built between 1386 and 1577, it hosts the world’s largest collection of marble statues. Lunch at Restaurant then proceed to Hotel Dinner & Overnight in Milan.

Milan – Engelberg

After Breakfast, check out and proceed to Engelberg, on arrival We will proceed to Mt Titles, the TITLIS ROTAIR gondola rotates its way up towards the snow-covered summit of TITLIS. The world’s first revolving gondola transports you from the middle station at Stand up to the mountain station at 3,020 meters above sea-level. With Indian Lunch. Then proceed to the Hotel Dinner and Overnight at Engelberg.

Engleberg – Lucerne – Dijon

Post breakfast, check out proceed to visit the City of Lucerne and explore the city which ranks amongst the world’s prettiest cities, and there is so much to see. Contributing to Lucerne’s cityscape alongside the world-famous Chapel Bridge and Water Tower are the Musegg Wall, the Jesuit Church, the Mill Bridge, the Lion Monument, and Shopping. then proceed to Dijon check in to the Hotel Dinner & Overnight in Dijon.

Dijon – Paris

After breakfast check out and proceed to Paris on arrival have Lunch then will have City tour of Paris drive past Champs Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, the Opera, Petit Palais and Grand Palais, Les Invalides and 3 Churches Notre Dame Cathedral, Miraculas Medal & St. Vincent Paul.

Then Proceed to Seine Cruise and Visit Eiffel Tower 3rd level (Subject to availability) then check in to the Hotel Dinner & Overnight in Paris.

Paris – Lourdes

After Breakfast, We Proceed for a long drive to Lourdes (Approx. 10hrs) Lunch will be packed or en route. Upon arrival at Lourdes, Check into Hotel. You can go for the Candlelight Procession around 9pm. Dinner and Overnight at Lourdes.

Lourdes

After Breakfast, you will be given the full day free to spend on Religious Activities on your own. You can also attend mass at 8am in English at the Chapel. Following Mass, you can Visit the sites of Lourdes where, in 1858, Mary appeared to young Bernadette Soubirous. Also visit the Grotto, the spring, as well as the Basilica of St. Pius X, the Rosary Basilica and Bernadette’s home. Lunch will be at the Hotel. Overnight Lourdes.

Lourdes – Madrid

After Breakfast, we proceed for a long drive to Madrid (Approx. 8 hrs.) Upon arrival at Madrid you will have Indian Lunch. After Lunch you will have a City Tour of Madrid Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, San Francisco el Grande Basilica, Almudena Cathedral and Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. Dinner at Hotel Dom and overnight at Madrid.

Madrid – Avila – Fatima

After breakfast check out and proceed to Avila, visit to Santa Theresa convent (museum not included). Post lunch proceed to Fatima (Appox 6 Hours), check in to the Hotel Dinner & Overnight in Fatima.

Fatima

After Breakfast You can visit Fatima on your own you can go to the SANCTUARY for Religious Activities. you can also Visit the Village of Aljustrel where Three Portuguese children, Lucia dos Santos, Jacinta Marto, and Francisco Marto Lived. They were witnesses to the Appearance of Mother Mary. Evening you can Participate Candle light procession. Then back to the Hotel Dinner and overnight at Fatima.

Fatima – Lisbon – India

After Breakfast, we will Check out from the Hotel then proceed to Lisbon Transfer to Airport for the Flight back Home.

India

  • PACKAGE INCLUSIONS

  • Jordan-Israel-Palestine-Egypt
  • 9 Nights Stay at 3 to 5 Star Hotels
  • All 3 Meals in a Day
  • 1 Ltr. Bottled Water Per Day
  • Tours & transfers as per the itinerary
  • Return Economy Fare/Visa & Bordar Taxes
  • Travel Insurance (upto 59 Years)
  • Tour Manager & Guide
  • Pilgrim Certificates
  • AC Luxury Coaches
 
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