World Youth Day Itinerary
PENDING ANNOUNCEMENT OF OFFICIAL EVENT DATES
Day 1 Sun Depart your country for Europe
Day 2 Mon Arrive in Lisbon or a nearby city, transfer to lodging, prepare for WYD with your JMJyouth WYD Guide
Day 3 Tue Lisbon Walking Tour, WYD Opening Ceremonies
Day 4 Wed Morning catechesis, WYD Youth Festival events
Day 5 Thu Morning catechesis, Welcoming Ceremonies for our Holy Father
Day 6 Fri Morning catechesis, WYD Youth Festival events, and Via Crucis
Day 7 Sat Pilgrimage walk, evening prayer vigil with our Holy Father
Day 8 Sun Morning Mass with the Pope, pilgrimage walk back to lodging
Day 9 Mon Depart for home or a post-WYD extension
This is the basic WYD itinerary. However, we recommend that groups plan to travel at least one day before and one day after the basic itinerary above, due to the high demand for flights immediately before and after WYD. Make the most of your time in Europe by adding pilgrimage extensions to your itinerary.
Fill out the form to the right for a custom quote with complete itinerary options.
Want to make a pilgrimage sooner? Travel with us to INSPIRE2020 in Italy!
Pilgrimage Extension Options - Coming Soon
Multi-Day European Extensions:
For detailed information about these and custom options, please visit our WYD Extensions page.
*This option is only available as a pre-WYD extension.
JMJyouth Travel Benefits
We aim to serve group leaders by making the job of coordinating a spiritually rich pilgrimage as simple as possible. In support of our group leaders, ALL JMJyouth pilgrimages include:
Your WYD Pilgrimage Starts HERE!
For prices and a copy of our Guide for Group Leaders, please fill out this form. We will email you a custom quote to help you get started on your group plans. Traveling alone or with a group <15? Check out our Lisbon Corps pilgrimage!