Maria – A European Pilgrimage Tour

PACKAGE: 18 DAYS 17 NIGHTS ALL IN- EUROPEAN PILGRIMAGE PACKAGE

TRAVEL DATE/S:  APR 27 – MAY 14, 2020

PACKAGE PRICE: $3,988.00

AGENT COMMISSION / PERSON: $ 350.00

FLIGHT DETAILS:

Manila to Doha
Qatar Airways QR 933
APR 27 Out 06:35 pm, Arrive 10:50 pm

Madrid to Doha
Qatar Airways QR 152
MAY 13 Out 10:25 pm, Arrive 06:25 am ( +1 )

Doha to Rome                                                                    Doha to Manila

Qatar Airways QR 115                                                     Qatar Airways QR 928

APR 28 Out 01:50 am, Arrive 06:55 am                            MAY 14 Out 08:00 am, Arrive 10:00 pm

INCLUSIONS:

✔ All International and Domestic Flights

✔ 30 Kg Check in Luggage and 7kg Hand carry

✔ Roundtrip Airport Transfers (SIC)
✔ Hotel Accommodation at a 4-star hotel

✔ Daily hotel breakfast

✔ Private Coach

✔ Meals BD as specified

✔ Full Jam-Packed Tours

✔ English Speaking Tour Guide

✔ Entrance fees at the following monuments: Vatican Museum, Rome

✔ Audio guide during the visits mentioned at the program

EXCLUSIONS:

** Schengen Visa (P8,000)

** Tipping for driver and guide ($10/pax/day)

** Travel Insurance

** Airline Taxes: TBA

** City Taxes: $39

** Personal expenses

** Lunch, Drinks and bottled water

** Other services not mentioned in the program

ITINERARY:

Day 1 – Apr 27 ( Meals on board )

Departure from Manila

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Day 2 – Apr 28 ( Meals on board / – – / D )

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Welcome to Rome! meet and greet at airport

and starting a sightseeing w/ the Colosseum /

Arch of Constantine / Vittorio Eman-uelle II

Monument / Piazza Navona / Toss a coin

in the Trevi Fountain on the hope of returning to

Rome. Rest of day free. Check-in at the hotel.

Day 3 – Apr 29 ( B / – – / D )

Pope’s audience (if Pope is in Vatican)

& guided tour through the Vatican

Visit St. Peter’s Basilica and Square /

the Vatican Museum /

Depart to San Giovanni Rotondo.

Day 4 – Apr 30 ( B / – – / D )

Visit Shrine of St. Padre Pio at the Convent of Santa Mariadella Grazie / Visit the Tomb and the Crypt / Proceed to Lanciano / Visit San Francesco Church /

Site of the first Eucharistic Miracle /

Long distance transfer to Rome /

Visit the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls

Day 5 – May 1 ( B / – – / D )

Stop in Assisi (hometown of the Beloved St. Francis.) /

See the Basilica of St. Francis and Basilica of

Santa Maria Degli Angeli /

Continue to Pisa for a photo stop at the amazing

Leaning Tower and the nearby Cathedral /

Check-in to your hotel.

Day 6 – May 2 ( B / – – / D )

Cross the border to France and stop at the

Principality of Monaco. See the Annunciation

Casino Monte Carlo / The Rock / Port Hercule

and Larvotto Beach / Massena Square /

Promenade des Anglais / Place Garibaldi

Day 7 – May 3 ( B / – – / D )

Leave the French Riviera and cross over the

Spanish border on your way to Barcelona.

Check-in to your hotel upon arrival.

Day 8 – May 4 ( B / – – / D )

Morning guided visit of Barcelona

Plaza Espana / Plaza Real / Plaza Catalunya /

Olympic Stadium / Christopher Columbus Monument / Arch de Triumph & the La Sagrada Familia Cathedral / Barcelona’s most famous landmark and Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece / after lunch return to France

& visit major pilgrimage site in Europe – Lourdes.

Day 9 – May 5 ( B / – – / D )

The day is free for private devotion. You may wish to go to Sanctuary to visit the Underground

Basilica / walk the Station of the Cross / take the Holy Bath / drink the water or wash your face in the Grotto or participate in the veneration of the sick pilgrim / join the emotive candlelight procession.

Day 10 – May 6 ( B / – – / D )

Travel in the French countryside

enjoy the panorama offered by the vineyards in the region.

Arrival at Nevers (a city located on the Loire river.)

Visit the monastery of Saint Gildart

where the incorrupt body of Saint Bernadette was founded.

Dinner and accommodation

Day 11 – May 7 ( B / – – / D )

Depart to Paris for sightseeing tour

Vendome / Plaza de la Opera / Louvre / Place de Bastille / Marais / Notre Dame and the Pantheon / Jardin du Luxembourg / St Germain des Pres / Orsay Museum / Place de la Concorde / Invalides / Arc de Triomphe / Champs Elysees /

Louvre Museum and the Eiffel Tower (only outside photos)

Free time at Lafayette Mall with dinner and accommodation.

Day 12 – May 8 ( B / – – / D )

After breakfast

depart through the Valley region.

Arrival at Bordeaux

famous to be a wine region

Free time.

Day 13 – May 9 ( B / – – / D )

Cross the Spanish border

on your way to Burgos

Dinner and the check in to your hotel.

Day 14 – May 10 ( B / – – / D )

This morning visit the Burgos Gothic Cathedral /

Drive to Santiago de Compostela

a World Heritage City and one of the most important

places in Catholicism,

Have dinner and overnight at

Santiago de Compostela

Day 15 – May 11 ( B / – – / D )

Tour starts at Santiago de Compostela Cathedral / Plaza del Obradoiro / Monasterio de San Martin Pinario / Convento de San Francisco / Fuente de Los Caballos / Palacio de Raxol /

Cross the border of Portugal and drive to Fatima

(another pilgrimage center) then check-in hotel

You can join the candlelight processional night

Day 16 – May 12 ( B / – – / D )

Free time for private devotion.

Then, cross the border to Spain and stop in Avila

completely encircled by 11th century walls and

birthplace of St. Theresa of Avila and visit

the Convent of St. Theresa and the Cathedral.

Continue to the capital city, Madrid.

Overnight and dinner at the hotel.

Day 17 – May 13 ( B / – – / Meals on Board )

Morning Half day city sightseeing tour

See Puerto del Sol / Gran Via / Cibeles Fountain / Alcala Gate / Santiago Barnabeu Stadium /

Plaza de Espanya /  Prado Museum /

Visit to the Royal Palaca

the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family at the city of Madrid

Balance of the day is free until Departure

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Day 18 – Oct 10 ( Meals on Board )

Arrival in Manila

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

•$1,000 non-refundable Deposit

•Full payment 45 days before the departure date

•Tour itinerary may change depending on the ground situation

•Visa processing 3 months before the departure dates

•Penalties apply for any CANCELLATION, AMMENDMENT requested by the PASSENGER