Spiritual Highlights Of Iberia, Lourdes & Italy - Faith-Based Travel
This combination of our popular faith-based vacations, "Fátima, Lourdes & Shrines of Spain" and "Spiritual Highlights of Italy," is ideal to experience the most treasured shrines of Europe. Start your journey with the visit of the Portuguese capital, Lisbon; experience the peacefulness of the Fátima sanctuary, and the monumental stairway of the Bom Jesus du Monte Sanctuary in Braga. Continuing to Spain, take in the spiritual atmosphere of the pilgrimage destination of Santiago de Compostela and of the Burgos Cathedral. Hear the story of St. Ignacio, founder of the Jesuit Order, in Loyola and Monresa, where he lived and worked. Take advantage of the opportunity to collect in prayer at the Marian Sanctuaries of Lourdes, France and Montserrat, Catalonia, before witnessing the lively beauty of Barcelona and flying to Rome, the center of Christianity. Attend the Papal Audience (subject to availability) and see Rome’s four major basilicas, along with the Holy Steps and the Papal summer residence in Castel Gandolfo. Follow in the footsteps of the most celebrated Italian saints: St. Francis in his hometown, Assisi, and St. Pio of Pietrelcina in San Giovanni Rotondo. Spend time at the Marian Sanctuary of Loreto and discover the hillside town of Cascia, St. Rita’s hometown. Mass will be celebrated at most shrines with many opportunities for reflection and prayer.
One of the greatest things about a Cosmos escorted tour is the peace of mind it provides. We take care of all the details and include transportation, hotels, professional Tour Directors, sightseeing with knowledgeable Local Guides, and even occasional meals—so you can immerse yourself fully in your travel experience! With Cosmos, you enjoy the benefits and convenience of escorted travel, ample free time to explore your destination the way you want, and longer stays in key cities so that you can ...
|2||Lisbon – Santarém – Fátima|
|4||Fátima – Braga – Santiago De Compostela, Spain|
|5||Santiago De Compostela|
|6||Santiago De Compostela – Burgos|
|7||Burgos – Loyola – Lourdes, France|
|9||Lourdes – Carcassonne – Montserrat, Spain|
|10||Montserrat – Manresa – Barcelona|
|12||Barcelona – Rome, Italy|
|14||Rome. Excursion To Castel Gandolfo|
|15||Rome – Pietrelcina – San Giovanni Rotondo|
|16||San Giovanni Rotondo. Excursion To Monte Sant’angelo|
|17||San Giovanni Rotondo – Lanciano – Loreto – Assisi Area|
|19||Assisi Area – Cascia – Rome|