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Lourdes, Fatima and the Way of St. James (14 Days)

Beautiful churches and religious sites in the remote villages and vibrant cities of France, Spain and Portugal have lured Christian pilgrims since the dawn of the Middle Ages, and you have an opportunity to travel on the same roads taken by centuries of the most dedicated of Christian believers. Explore gothic churches in the heart of Paris. Walk the well-paved route to Santiago de Compostela, final resting grounds for St. James, Spain’s patron saint. View the incredible stained glass windows in Burgos' Cathedral, and soak up the incredible seaside culture in San Sebastian, one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. This tour is organized to bring you closer to those who have ventured on and shared its path of enlightenment for over a thousand years.
Your Edventure includes:
  • Round-trip airfare from SFO or LAX (price varies depending on additional departure gateways)
  • 12 nights in hand-picked hotels
  • Breakfast daily
  • 5 three-course meals served with beer or wine
  • Full-time multilingual tour director
  • Selected admissions with priority entry
  • Visit to La Sante Prison (Correctional/Law Enforcement Officials only)
  • Private deluxe motor coach

The Grotto of Lady of Lourdes

Burgos' Cathedral Ornate Staircase

The Cathedral in Leon

Cross at Cape Finisterre

Santiago De Compostela

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Price: $4,148.00 (2018) based on double occupancy, plus optional $394 premium trip protection

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Next Departure Dates: 
April 2018 (FRSP0418)
June 2019 (FRSP 0618)

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Edventure Highlights:

~ Take an overnight flight by internationally-recognized airline, transfer to your hotel, and meet your fellow travelers at an included Welcome Dinner

~ Take a local tour of Toulouse, and explore the Place du Capitole and step inside the Basilica of St. Sermin, a UNESCO World Heritage site, then admire the imposing Church of the Jacobins, the  city’s historic Bernuy Mansion, and the Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Jacques

Enter the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes to see the Rosary Basilica and the Grotto of Massabielle, a healing site where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared to the young child, Bernadette, and her sisters, then, step inside the Basilica of Saint Pius X, and afterwards, visit the houses of Bernadette

Choose to attend an international mass in the Basilica of St. Pius X during the morning. and attend the Blessed Sacrament Procession at an open-air altar

Drive along a French portion of the Way of St. James in the Pyranees Mountains to the Spanish town of Jaca, then arrive in Zaragoza, the capital of the historic Aragon region

~ Take a a tour of Zaragoza, where you'll see the Plaza de las Catedrales and La Seo, and enter the Basílica del Pilar, a major pilgrimage center that was built after a Marian apparition appeared on the bank of the Ebro River

~ Enjoy a local tour of Burgos and its enormous Gothic cathedral. Take in the cathedral’s beauty and the architecture of its chapels and see the tombs of El Cid and his wife, both buried in the cathedral in 1919

~ Join an optional excursion, traversed by countless pilgrims towards the revered route to the final resting place of St. James; and follow in their footsteps as you make your way along a 3.5-mile portion of the trail, passing through picturesque countryside outside of Burgos as you go ($59/pp)

~ View Plaza Mayor and the 14th-century Palace of Count Luna in Leon; admire the Palacio de los Guzmanes, the striking Casa de los Botines, then step inside León Cathedral, which was built over ancient Roman baths

Walk through Santiago de Compostela, a town that once ranked just behind Jerusalem and Rome as one of Christendom’s most important pilgrimage sites, and stroll along the ancient city’s narrow streets, then enter the Gothic twin-spired cathedral, a World Heritage site, before viewing Praza do Obradoiro, the 9th-century monastery and the 17th-century fountain

~  Join an optional excursion where you'll set off from Santiago de Compostela and make your way to the town of Melide, which has been a stop along the Way of St. James since the 10th century, with a local guide leading the way as you follow along a 2.5-mile portion of the time-worn Galician path to the town of Boente, strolling through lush forest and crossing ancient Roman bridges ($65/pp)

~ Make your way to the Galician Coast, stopping at the Río Xallas waterfalls in Mirador de Ézaro on the way; arrive in the traditional fishing village of Fisterra for lunch, then continue on toward Cape Finisterre, the final destination for pilgrims on the Way of St. James, where you'll end your excursion taking in picturesque views of the coastal cliffs and famous lighthouse 

Journey to Fátima to tour the famed Catholic site where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared six times to three shepherd children; explore the Basilica of Our Lady of Fátima and its grotto and find out about the three Secrets of Fátima at the Houses of Jacinta

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