9 Days / 8 Nights
Our Fatima, Spain, and Lourdes tour is our most popular pilgrimage package. Your spiritual pilgrimage will be accompanied by a Catholic priest and professional tour guide throughout your adventure for a holistic spiritual experience. Travel between important holy shrines through Spain by deluxe motorcoach, and visit Salamanca, Alba de Tormes, Avila, Burgos, and Loyola before arriving in Lourdes. Experience a true Fatima pilgrimage, visit the holy sites of Our Lady of Lourdes, and more with our faith tour of a lifetime. See our sample itinerary below!
Day 1: Arrive in Lisbon
Today is all about exploring Portugal's famous capital: Lisbon. Explore the city with various sight-seeing tours, then finish the day with dinner at your hotel.
- Tour the coastal city of Lisbon
- St. Jerome's Monastery
- Belem Tower
- 25th of April Bridge
- St. Anthony's Church
- Rossio Square
Day 2: Lisbon - Santarem - Fatima
Begin the day traveling north from Lisbon to Santarem, where you will see historic religious sites and artifacts. Continuing on to the holy city of Fatima, you'll indulge in more sightseeing until the day is over.
- Church of St. Stephen
- Hamlet of Aljustrel
- Parish Church & Cemetary
Day 3: Fatima
Experience the holy city of Fatima with a true faith tour. Today, you'll experience a pilgrimage through Fatima seeing deeply religious sites, such as the apparition sites of the holy Miracle and more. This will be a soulful and memorable day to be sure.
- Little Chapel of the Apparitions
- Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary
- Museum expo - Fatima: Light and Peace
- Holy Trinity Basilica
- Stations of the Cross - Via Sacra
- Private devotions & candlelight procession
Day 4: Fatima - Salamanca
Get ready for a full day of fun! After leaving Fatima, you'll visit many hotspots throughout Salamanca. After today, you'll have a new appreciation for all this city has to offer.
- Grand Plaza Mayor
- La Clerecia
- La Casa de las Conchas
- University of Salamanca
- Roman Bridge
- La Iglesia de San Marcos
- Salamanca Cathedrals (old and new)
Day 5: Salamanca - Alba de Tormes - Avila - Burgos
After a healthy dose of coffee and breakfast, you'll head to the bustling village of Alba de Tormes. Experience a spiritual Mass, explore the town, then head to the medieval city of Avila, where you can sightsee along the perfectly-preserved 11th-century walls. Last but not least, end your journey in the city of Burgos with a nice dinner.
- Carmelite Monastery
- Museum of St. Teresa of Avila
- Cathedral de Avila
- La Basilica de San Vicente
- Incarnation Convent
- Burgos Cathedral
Day 6: Burgos - Loyola - Lourdes
Enjoy a lighter pace today, where you will take more time to meditate and visit holy sites. Your visit to Loyola will be centered around St. Ignatius and his founding of the Jesuit Order. After a delicious lunch, your day will end in Lourdes, where you can soak in an incredible vista of the Pyrenees mountains.
- Holy House - birthplace of St. Ignatius
- Basilica of St. Ignatius
- Pyrenees mountains vista
Day 7 & 8: Lourdes
The holy city of Lourdes will be the focus of the next two days. Bask in the holy sites of Our Lady of Lourdes, experience the healing waters of the miraculous healing spring, and so much more. These next couple of days will renew your faith and leave you feeling refreshed with Christ's unconditional love.
- Our Lady of Lourdes holy site
- Mass at the Grotto
- Drink & bath in water from the miraculous healing spring
- Stations of the Cross
- Grotto of Massabielle
- Boly Mill - birthplace of St. Bernadette
Day 9: Departure
After an early breakfast and heartfelt farewells, your group will leave by motorcoach and transfer to the Toulouse, Pau or Lourdes airport for return flights home.