European Shrines – Faith-Based Travel (5310) - 2015 / 2016

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12 Day Tour from Lisbon to Barcelona


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Santiago de Compostela is visited by over 100,000 pilgrims a year
Santiago de Compostela is visited by over 100,000 pilgrims a year
Saint Peters Square in Rome
Enjoy the beautiful architecture in Rome
The gorgeous shores of Barcelona
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
Lisbon, Portugal is situated at the mouth of the Tagus River and is the westernmost capital of a mainland European country
Lisbon, Portugal is the capital and largest city of Portugal

Vacation Overview

Meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers in Lisbon. Enjoy guided sightseeing of the “Mistress of the Seas”, and continue 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, the “Portuguese Rome” 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, you stop to 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 fortified Carcassonne and admire its ramparts, castle walls, and drawbridges. A three-night stay in Barcelona with guided sightseeing concludes your vacation.

Save 5% on 2015 Europe Fall and Winter departure vacations.*

*Book and deposit a 2015 Globus, Monograms (six nights or more) or Cosmos Europe Winter departure vacation to save 5% per person on the land-only portion of the core tour not including extra night accommodations, hotel upgrades, extensions, taxes, fees, tips or supplements. Booking must be made and under deposit between June 24 and August 31, 2015 for travel between August 1 and December 31, 2015. Must mention ask and receive code WINTER5. 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. Not combinable with any other promotion except the Journeys Club Repeat Traveler benefit and current air promo. Not applicable to custom tours. Not applicable on TBA space. Applies to new 2015 bookings only. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn any time. DSCDQ