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Europe Catholic Pilgrimage

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Tour Duration

14 Days / 13 Nights

Tour Attractions

Christianity has a strong tradition of pilgrimages, both to sites relevant to the New Testament narrative (especially in the Holy Land) and to sites associated with later saints or miracles.The first pilgrimages were made to sites connected with the ministry of Jesus. Aside from the early example of Origen, who "in search of the traces of Jesus, the disciples and the prophets",already found local folk prompt to show him the actual location of the Gadarene swine in the mid-3rd century, surviving descriptions of Christian pilgrimages to the Holy Land and Jerusalem date from the 4th century.

Cochin-Dubai-Rome
You are requested to assemble at cochin international Airport to depart to Rome. On arrival at Rome, an assistant will be given to you for the immigration/customs process, and thereafter to exit the arrival hall to find the coach driver. Then proceed to your Hotel. 

Rome
After Continental breakfast in Hotel we proceed to Vatican City for Papal audience. Lunch in Indian restaurant and then visit to Vatican Museum (The greatest museums in the world), Sistine Chapel, proceed to Trevi fountain, Colosseum ( Outside view only) the Holy Stairs thereafter Dinner and over night in Rome.

Rome - Assisi
After breakfast we proceed to proceed to Assisi (180KM) upon arrival to Assisi enjoy guided visit to Assisi where Francis and his companions first came to live in simple huts. It represents the beginning of the Franciscan communities. Other points of big interests: St. Francis Basilica: center of the Franciscan spirituality and cradle of the medieval European art, the Basilica was built upon the Saint’s tomb. After lunch proceed to Pisa tower.   

Assisi –Pisa
After the Breakfast at the hotel we proceed to Padua for visit St. Anthony Church 1 hours free time at St. Anthony Basilica. Transfer to Indian Restaurant for Lunch When you Finish Lunch Transfer to Venice Island by Private Boat After dinner overnight stay in Paduva. 

Mestre - Innsbruck 
Continental breakfast at Hotel, A journey from Padua  to Innsbruck. Overnight at Innsbruck.

Innsbruck- Lucern –  Engelberg
Continental breakfast at hotel. And our journey start from Innsbruck to Engelberg, covering all major cities in Austria, Innsbruck, the capital of Tyrol Province, has the most picturesque backdrop: nestled in the gorgeous deep valley of the River Inn, between the scenic Karwendel Mountains to the north and Tuxer Mountains to the south. Orientation tour with no guide. View of Golden Roof. One of the most well-known and recognized buildings is a centuries old building in the Old Town Pedestrian Zone and probably one of the most photographed spots in Innsbruck. It Dinner at Hotel, 3 course menu. Overnight at Engelberg.

Engelberg - Titisee
After the breakfast you will proceed to Cable Car Ride at Engelberg, Mt Titlis with Ice Flyer Lunch on the Top on return. After lunch we proceed to Lucerne 36kms 00:30hrs and View of Lion Monument (loewendenkmal), View of Spreuerbrucke. (Spreuer bridge), view of Kapellbruecke (chapel bridge), Orientation tour with no guide after the tour you will be transferred to hotel and overnight in Titisee.

Titisee - Paris 
After breakfast proceed to view the Cuckoo and Drubba clock manufacturing unit.  The clocks are available at  Black Forest Clock Center offers a wide selection of cuckoo clocks, wall clocks, grandfather clocks and here you can also see a 15 minute demonstration regarding the story of the development of the making of the cuckoo clock. The Cuckoo clocks are made in a place around 6 kilometers away from Titisee known as Hönes cuckoo clocks. They are very famous and they make original black forest clocks. Drubba was founded around 1955 in the  Black Forest- Germany's most popular holiday destination.  En route packed lunch box. Dinner and overnight stay in Paris.

Paris
After breakfast in Paris proceed for full day sightseeing tour with guide. Visit the Notre Dame Cathedral, Sacred heart Church  Notre Dame Cathedral or simply Notre Dame, is a historic Roman Catholic Marian Cathedral on the eastern half of the Ile de la Cite of Paris . No guiding inside the Cathedral. Please visit the church in silence. And proceed for one hour Bateaux Parisians cruise on the river seine . Entrance to Eiffel tower level 2 included. The tower has become the most prominent symbol of France.  The tower is the most-visited paid monument in the world. Dinner and Overnight stay in Paris.

Paris - Lourdes
After the breakfast proceed to Lourdes. Paris is the capital and largest city of France. It is situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Ile-de-France region its region are the world’s leading tourism destination. They house four UNESCO World heritage sites and many international organizations. Overnight at Lourdes. 

Lourdes - Valladolid
After the breakfast proceed to Lourdes (famous for the Marian apparitions of our lady of Lourdes said to have occurred in 1858 to Bernadette Soubirous. At the time, the most prominent feature of the town was the fortified castle that rises up from a rocky escarpment at its centre. Visit to Grottes de l'apparition(also called Grotte Massabielle is the site of St.Bernadette's visions of virgin Mary in 1858) included; visit to the baths (or healing waters).Attend mass,view of Eucharistic procession . Evening attend Candle light procession (01 hr duration)starting from the grotto. Dinner at hotel Valladolid.

Valladolid - Fatima
After the breakfast, proceed to for the Holy Mass and then free time will be available for religious activities on your own, after lunch proceed Valladolid  Dinner and overnight at Fatima. 

Lisbon-Dubai
According to the catholic church, the Virgin Mary Appeared at Fatima, Portugal numerous times in 1917 to three little shepherds named Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta. Visit to basilica of our lady (is one of the most famous Marian shrines in the world) visit to house of Francisco and Jacinta. Then visit to chapel of appatitions. Then proceed to Lisbon. Entrance to the Jeronimos Monastery(Belem)including view of the Tomb of Vasco Da Gama and the cloisters. Visit St. Antony's cathedral Santo Antonio (better known as saint Antony of Padua),reversed as a matchmaker, protector of young brides, and patron of lost and found, and as actually born in Lisbon, on the site of this church. Morning breakfast at hotel. Pack your bags with a promise to return once again. On time our representative will drop you to the Airport.

Dubai – Cochin
Arrive at Cochin International Airport, with the sweet memories of your journey.

  • Guide
  • Site Seeing
  • Hotel
  • Travel
  • Food

Inclusions
  • Cost of your round trip Economy Class airfare.
  • Airport taxes and Government Sales tax on air tickets.
  • Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar.
  • Services of GLAD Tours Staff (Provided there are over 20 adult passengers travelling on the tour or Local Representative).
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees, excursions, and sightseeing as specified in the itinerary.
  • Surface transportation as mentioned in the itinerary.
Exclusions
  • Optional & Add-On tours unless mentioned otherwise.
  • Arrival and Departure Airport Tax of Denpasar Airport.
  • Any increase in the airfare / taxes / routing charged by the airlines for tickets
  • Airline and Hotel surcharges (if applicable) during high / festive season / trade fairs to be paid extra per person.
  • Cost of extension of validity or deviation of your air ticket.
  • Porterage at hotels, apartment, airports and seaports, tips, laundry, wines, mineral water, telephone charges, all items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the touring group's menu.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in 'What Your Tour Price Includes' box.
  • Baggage handling fee charged by the operating airline for the excess check-in baggage.
  • GST 5.00% on gross bill.

Terms & Conditions

You are requested to make advance payment to initiate with the bookings through either of the below options:

1.    Bank Transfer
2.    Payment by Visa or Master Credit / Debit Card through online. Bank charge @ 2.5 % applicable for Credit / Debit Card payment.

Balance payment can be made 15 days prior to your tour starting date or by CASH on arrival at Airport / Railway Station. On receipt of full payment we will send you the travel vouchers through email. If you are making the balance payment on arrival, our executive will hand over the travel vouchers on arrival.

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