|JMJ Youth Pilgrimages (aka Youth in Europe), Official pilgrimage provider for World Youth Day .com, a CA Non-Profit||
Experience Spain & France
Would you like to:
- Explore Castles, Monasteries, and ancient ruins?
- Pray before Saints of the Church?
- Walk in the footsteps of Saint Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross?
- Experience the culture and rich heritage of Spain?
- See magnificent gothic cathedrals?
- Bathe in the sacred waters of Lourdes?
- Share this experience with friends?
*flight cost will be confirmed with reservation
**Payment dates may be adjusted depending on actual departure dates
*** specific locations subject to rearrange within the daily itinerary depending on actual dates of travel & inclusion of possible papal events
**** 25 pilgrims minimum for this itinerary
12 Day Itinerary
Day 1 Depart your city for Madrid
Day 2 Arrive in Madrid, check into accommodations, Visit the Almudena Cathedral, Basilicas of San Francisco el Grande and San Isidro, Plaza Mayor, and the Royal Palace of Madrid
Day 3 Day Trip to Avila: Be awed by the Convento de la Encarnacion, fortress-Cathedral, and Monasterio de Santo Tomas, pray before the relics of St. Teresa
Day 4 Day Trip to Toledo, the ancient capital of Spain: Relax in the Plaza de Zocodover, explore the Iglesia de Santo Tome, the Catedral and Sinagoga de Santa Maria la Blanca
Day 5 Day Trip to Segovia: Celebrate Mass at the Carmelite Convent, visit the Cathedral, pray in front of the body of St. John of the Cross
Day 6 Travel to Barcelona, marvel at the Cathedral de la Santa Creu, Chapel of Santa Agatha, Santa Maria del Pi, and experience the color of the city on Las Ramblas
Day 7 Enjoy the Gothic Quarters, Holy Family Church, Santa Maria del Mar, afternoon free
Day 8 Depart this morning for the Shrine of Our Lady of Montserrat, arrive to Lourdes late this evening
Day 9 Visit the basilicas of Lourdes and the Grotto of Our Lady, bathe in the sacred waters of Lourdes, candle light procession in honor of Our Lady
Day 10 Walk in the footsteps of St. Bernadette, pray the Stations of the Cross, take time in adoration and just to Be in this holy place
Day 11 Morning free in Lourdes, return to Barcelona
Day 12 Depart Barcelona for your city
Roundtrip airfare from your city to Spain, Transportation within Europe, two meals per day, hostel or convent lodging, entrance fees, JMJ Youth guide from arrival to departure in Spain. Daily mass will be part of the schedul.
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