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LOURDES BY LUXURY COACH

 

The origins of the Pilgrimages to Lourdes began on February 11th 1858, when 14 year old Bernadette Soubirous saw the first of 18 apparitions of our Lady at the Grotto of Massabielle in the little town of Lourdes.

 

 

Lourdes went from being a small village in the Pyrenees to becoming the largest Catholic Pilgrimage destination in Europe. Each year millions of Pilgrams now travel to visit this special site. While in Lourdes you will have plenty of time to explore the main sites in the town as well as attending a morning mass and taking part in the nightly torchlight procession.

The Sanctury of our Lady of Lourdes, where the sacred Grotto and the two Basilicas are located, embraces 22 places of worship and numerous facilities for the Pilgrims and the sick, as well as the spring that began to flow from the spot, dug by Bernadette on our Lady's instructions.

 

 

Today more than five million people stand before that same rock each year, seeking healing in a place that has become synonymous with miracles. They light candles, march in procession and drink from the water that flows from the grotto. Most of all they pray, following the example set by the simple peasant girl who was transfixed by a radiant vision of light on that February day.

 

VISITING

Roscoff - Bordeaux - Lourdes - La Rochelle

 

PICK-UPS FOR THIS TRIP

Tramore, Waterford City, Dungarvan, Youghal, Castlemartyr, Midleton, Ringaskiddy

 

FROM €795pp

PAY A DEPOSIT ONLY OF €150 PER PERSON

 

 

Package Includes:

 Return Luxury Coach Transport and Overnight Ferry with Twin inside Cabin

Professional Driver/ Guide who will act as tour manager for your group

 5 Nights Hotel Accommodation

 3 Evening meals

 5 Breakfasts

 Visit to Bordeaux including guided walking tour of City

 Morning Mass and Evening Torchlight Procession in Lourdes

Day excursion to Pau & Bartres

  Visit to La Rochelle 

 

ITINERARY

 

 

21st Sept - DAY 1 

Cork to Roscoff by Ferry

Load the coach and make our way to Cork for the overnight sailing to Roscoff. On board the ferry you will have a twin inside cabin for the crossing.

 

 

 

 

22 Sept - DAY 2

Roscoff

Leaving Roscoff we travel South through Brittany and Pays de la Loire to Bordeaux for our overnight stay on B/B basis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23 Sept - DAY 3

Bordeaux to Lourdes

This morning we will have a guided walking tour of Bordeaux. After lunch we will continue our journey to Lourdes, where we will stay for the next three nights in the Agena Hotel on a half-board basis.

 

 

 

 

 

24 Sept - DAY 4

Lourdes

Join us on our excursion to Pau & Bartres or enjoy a day at leisure in Lourdes, starting with morning mass and free time to explore the town and the Grotto of Massabielle. Free time in the evening after your evening meal.

 

 

 

 

 

25 Sept - DAY 5

Lourdes

A free day to visit the highlights of Lourdes, such as the Chateaux Fort overlooking the town. Other highlights include a 1.5km walk following the Stations of the Cross and the town trail following the life of Bernadette. After our evening meal at the hotel we will take part in the nightly torchlight procession.

 

 

 

 

26 Sept - DAY 6

Lourdes to La Rochelle

This morning enjoy free time to attend the morning mass or a visit to the grotto before we depart Lourdes and begin the journey home. Tonight we will over-night in La Rochelle on B/B basis.

 

 

 

 

 

27 Sept - DAY 7

La Rochelle to Cork

 

After breakfast we depart La Rochelle and travel to Roscoff where we will take the overnight ferry to Cork.

 

 

 

 

28 Sept - DAY 8

Cork

Arrive back in Cork and begin the final leg of our journey home.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Price includes Luxury Coach + Ferry + Accomodation HB/B&B + Walking Tour

*Accommodation subject to availability and a minimum of 25 people travelling. Price per person based on twin share. Single supplement €220

 


 

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