PILGRIMAGE LOURDES PROGRAM 4 DAYS
- 1 ° Day
Meeting of the participating gentlemen in the established places and beginning of the journey. Stops along the way. Free lunch. Arrival in Lourdes in the late afternoon or very early evening. Hotel accommodation in Lourdes near the Sanctuary. You can already bring the greeting to the grotto of Massabielle in the place of the apparition and the source. Dinner and overnight stay.
- 2 ° and 3 ° Day
Full board in a hotel in Lourdes. Start the visit to the sites of the Sanctuary of Lourdes
- Visit the Basilicas of the Lourdes Sanctuary:
Basilica of the Immaculate Conception or Superior; The Crypt built above the cave and below the Upper Basilica; Basilica of the Rosary built later to cope with the ever increasing participation of pilgrims whose façade features Rupnik mosaics depicting biblical events; Basilica of San Pio X, bold and colossal work of high technological value; The Church of Santa Bernardetta, also a modern building.
- You can reach the places of Santa Bernadette on foot and visit its steps:
the Cachot, a room used as a dwelling, part of the jail of the city of that time, in which Bernadette lived with her family during the apparitions; the Mill of Boly, Bernadette's birthplace; the Hospice, Convent in which Bernadette was hosted after the apparitions and where she prepared herself for First Communion and learned to read and write; the parish church, of which only the baptismal font in which Bernadette was baptized remains.
- Possibility to reach the swimming pools where you can immerse yourself in the holy water of the spring. During the days the via crucis will be organized on the hill of the sanctuary. It will be possible to participate in the international afternoon Eucharistic Procession. You can still participate in the Recitation of the Holy Rosary transmitted in Italy on TV2000. And at the evening torchlight procession (Flambeaux) in the sanctuary's esplanade, the three nights of the overnight stay at Lourdes will be held. Basile of the Immaculate Conception or Superior;
- 4 ° Day
Breakfast at the hotel. Beginning of the return journey. Stops along the way. Free meals.
- The price includes: Travel by PLATINUM CLASS Coach, Wi-Fi on board,
Full board in Hotel 4 * in Lourdes from dinner on the first day to the last breakfast
Guide Spiritual Guide for the duration of the Pilgrimage
- The fee does not include: Registration fee and medical health insurance € 45,00 (mandatory), Tourist taxes of the city of Lourdes, Entries to the Maison Paternelle of Bernadette and other museums.
- DEPARTURES: FROM VENETO, LOMBARDIA, PIEDMONT, EMILIA, LIGURIA, TUSCANY (see departures)
- DEPARTURES DATE: 22 and 30 May 2020, 26 June 2020, 1, 7, 14, 20 and 27 August 2020; September 3, 2020; 1 and 29 October 2020, 5 December 2020