PILGRIMAGE HAS BEEN POSTPONED
DepartureBarbados 30 April 2014, Arrival Lisbon 1 May 2014
DAY 1: LISBON (Thursday 1st May)
Arrival in Lisbon. Transfer to Fatima.
Ever evening in Fatima participation in the rosary and candlelight procession.
DAY 2: FATIMA – SANTAREM – FATIMA (Friday 2nd)
Visiting sanctuary – brief introduction to the history of the place and the history of Marian apparitions; visit of the Sanctuary Museum “Fatima: Light and Peace”. Afternoon visit to Santarem – the church of the Eucharistic Miracle. Back to Fatima.
DAY 3: FATIMA – LISBON – FATIMA (Saturday 3rd)
Day trip to Lisbon. City tour: Belem district (Hieronymites monastery, Tower of Bethlehem, Geographic Discoveries Monument), Alfama district (the Cathedral, St. Anthony church, Saint George Castle – panorama of the city). Free time in the downtown. Back to Fatima.
DAY 4: FATIMA (Sunday 4th)
Participation in the Sunday celebrations: rosary procession, international Holy Mass. In the afternoon: Stations of the Cross. Visit of the sites of apparitions in Valinhos and Loca do Cabeço and shepherd children's homes in the village of Aljustrel.
DAY 5: FATIMA – BATALHA – ALCOBAÇA – NAZARÉ – FATIMA (Monday 5th)
Full day excursion to the monasteries of Batalha and Alcobaça and the fishing village of Nazare (church of Our Lady of Nazare). In the afternoon: relaxing on the beach. Back to Fatima.
DAY 6: FATIMA – COIMBRA – SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA (Tuesday 6th)
A trip to Coimbra – visit: chapel in the convent of the Carmelite Sisters (where S. Lucia has spent a big part of her life), university, old and new cathedrals, Monastery of St. Clare. Continuing on to Santiago de Compostela.
DAY 7: SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA (Wednesday 7th)
Visit of the Cathedral of St. James and walk around the historic city center. Free afternoon in the city.
DAY 8: SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA – SALAMANCA (Thursday 8th)
Drive to Salamanca. City tour: the main square called Plaza Mayor, university, old and new cathedrals, the House of Shells.
DAY 9: SALAMANCA – AVILA – SEGOVIA – MADRID (Friday 9th)
Drive to Avila: visit to the Carmelite church (birthplace of St. Teresa), walk through the historic district and city walls. Drive to Segovia – visiting the Alcázar (former Royal Palace) and the Cathedral, a walk through the old town with its impressive Roman aqueduct, visit to the tomb of St. John of the Cross. Drive to Madrid.
Day 10: MADRID – TOLEDO – MADRID (Saturday 10th)
A trip to Toledo: visit of the Cathedral, the church of S. Tome (with a famous painting of El Greco “Burial of Count Orgaz”), La Blanca Synagogue, walk through the historic district and the Toledo panorama view. Back to Madrid.
Day 11: MADRID (Sunday 11th)
SCHENGEN VISA IMPORTANT
Passport holders of some Caribbean countries like Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada ... need visa to travel with us. We will help everyone with the application process, also there is no need to travel to another country to submit the application. The only extra cost is the cost of visa and the courier.
The visa fee is € 60,00 currently
TOTAL COST US$3,500,00
subject to change, especially fuel cost and taxes
1. Coach transfers (air-conditioned)
2. Full board – 3 meals per day
3. Hotels, 2 persons per room
4. Admission fees
5. Travel and medical insurance
6. Guide(s) and Priest
7. Daily Mass
8. Some passport holders may need a Shengen visa, which can be obtained locally in Barbados. The passport must be valid for at least 6 months
FLIGHT: BARBADOS - LONDON - LISBON
FLIGHT: MADRID - LONDON - BARBADOS
BUS TRANSFERS IN LONDON
NO OVERNIGHT IN LONDON
DEPOSIT PAID BY
OCTOBER 22 US$1,500,00
NOVEMBER 22 US$,1,000,00
DECEMBER 22 US$,1,000,00
TERMS AND CONDITIONS