European Shrines – Faith-Based Travel (5310) - 2014 / 2015

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12 Day Tour from Lisbon to Madrid


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Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world, predating other modern European capitals
Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world, predating other modern European capitals
Lisbon, Portugal lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus River
Madrid at dusk
Madrid
The Plaza de Toros in Madrid
Enjoy the beautiful architecture in Madrid
Lisbon, Portugal is situated at the mouth of the Tagus River and is the westernmost capital of a mainland European country
Santiago de Compostela is visited by over 100,000 pilgrims a year

Vacation Overview

Meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers in Lisbon, then enjoy guided sightseeing before continuing to Alcobaça to visit the Church of Santa Maria Monastery. Arrive in Fátima, site of one of the world’s most famous Catholic shrines. You may wish to join the rosary and candlelight procession. In the morning, attend Mass at the Sanctuary and visit the Our Lady of Fátima Shrine. Travel via Braga and ride the water funicular, built in 1882, to reach the Bom Jesus do Monte Sanctuary. Enter Spain and stop in Santiago de Compostela, world-famous for the key 9th-century pilgrimage route, the Way of St. James. Arrive in Burgos, the historic capital of Old Castile, and visit the magnificent cathedral, burial place of the Spanish national hero, El Cid. En route to Lourdes, France, attend Mass at the Sanctuary of Loyola. Stay two nights in Lourdes and during your guided walking tour, visit the Grotto, Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine, St. Bernadette’s birthplace, and her family home. On your way to Barcelona, stop in medieval Carcassonne and admire its ramparts, castle walls, and drawbridges. Spend two nights in Barcelona before concluding with two nights in Madrid; enjoy guided sightseeing in both cities.

Save $100 per person on select 2014 vacations.*

*Book a select 2014 Globus, Monograms or Cosmos vacation to receive the $100 per person discount on the land-only portion. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between October 7 and November 11, 2014 for travel at select times. Not applicable to custom tours. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit WITHIN the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Offer not valid with any other offer except Journeys Club Repeat Traveler discount and current air offer. Applies to new 2014 bookings only, and offer will not be applied to existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. Offer may be withdrawn at any time.