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Days of Devotion

Operated by: Trafalgar

12 Days from $3,675 per person
APR - OCT 2022
Rosary Square, Lourdes, France

Countries Visited

Spain, France, Portugal ...more Spain, France, Portugal

Locations Visited

Barcelona, Carcassonne, Lourdes, Burgos, Santiago De Compostela, Fatima, Lisbon ...more Barcelona, Carcassonne, Lourdes, Burgos, Santiago De Compostela, Fatima, Lisbon
  1. Day 1 Welcome to Barcelona

    Give thanks to God in a city that embraces religious tolerance; a city that celebrates the Glory of God in some of the world's most inspiring churches. You'll have free time to explore Barcelona before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travel companions for a Welcome Reception and orientation of the city to kickstart your journey.

    meals Welcome Reception
    hotel Senator
  2. Day 2 Explore Bustling Barcelona

    Spend the morning exploring Barcelona in the company of your Local Specialist. We Dive Into Culture for an opportunity to see the fairy-tale façades of La Sagrada Família, stepping through its intricately carved doors and into the creative genius of Gaudí's mind. The soaring spires and exquisitely told stories reflected on its outside walls cannot prepare you for the beauty within. The rest of the day is yours to explore. You may consider joining an Optional Experience to Montserrat to see the shrine of the Black Madonna, affectionately known in Catalonia as 'La Moreneta', followed by an optional evening of twirling skirts, clapping and castanets at an evening Flamenco show.

    meals Breakfast
  3. Day 3 Journey to Ancient Carcassonne

    We journey north, across the Pyrenees and Cathar landscapes bound for the fortified city of Carcassonne. Join a Local Specialist to explore this ancient town. We'll view the Cité, said to have inspired Walt Disney for his Castle of Sleeping Beauty, and see the double-ring of ramparts and 52 towers. Dinner is at our hotel this evening.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Mercure Porte de la Cité
  4. Day 4 Onwards to Lourdes

    A leisurely start to our day sees us journey west to Lourdes, the global centre of the Marian pilgrimage. Embark on an orientation tour with your Travel Director for a taste of what you can look forward to tomorrow. As the sun sets, join your fellow pilgrims as we Dive Into Culture for the poignant Torchlight Procession, which has moved through the city's streets since 1858. Join believers from all over the world in singing the Ave Maria of Lourdes - an unforgettable experience.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Mercure Impérial
  5. Day 5 See the Wondrous Sights in Lourdes

    This morning, you'll have an opportunity to attend Sunday Mass. We then trace the story of Saint Bernadette of Lourdes, who witnessed the Marian apparitions of the Immaculate Conception. A Local Specialist will accompany you on a visit to St. Bernadette's Grotto, the shrine and her birthplace.

    meals Breakfast
  6. Day 6 Off to Uncover the Treasures of Burgos

    Our spiritual interlude with France at its end, we pass through the Basque Country and continue to Burgos, the historic capital of Castile. Meet your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of its medieval centre, with the highlight being a visit to the UNESCO-listed Cathedral of Saint Mary of Burgos. Here you'll have time to admire the Gothic and Renaissance treasures inside and see the tomb of El Cid, the celebrated Castilian nobleman and a national hero. Enjoy dinner tonight at a local restaurant.

    meals Breakfast, Regional Dinner
    hotel NH Collection Palacio
  7. Day 7 Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela

    Follow in the footsteps of Saint James, crossing the Spanish 'North' to Santiago de Compostela. Imagine the thousands of pilgrims who have embarked on this spiritual path for centuries as you journey west through the rolling countryside. On arrival, your Travel Director will provide a brief orientation of the city after which you'll have some time at leisure to explore on your own. This evening, you have an opportunity to attend Pilgrim's Mass during which you'll hear all the names of the pilgrims who have been received in the city in the last day.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Eurostars San Lázaro
  8. Day 8 Discover Santiago de Compostela

    Join a Local Specialist this morning for a sightseeing tour which includes a visit to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. Reputed to be the final resting place of the apostle James, this Romanesque medieval cathedral marks the end of the Camino de Santiago. This afternoon, explore Santiago de Compostela at your leisure or consider joining an Optional Experience to the coastal centre of Rías Baixas. Enjoy dinner at our hotel this evening.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
  9. Day 9 Venture to Fátima

    We leave Spain behind and journey south to Portugal, to the Catholic pilgrimage site of Fátima. Walk the path followed by millions of pilgrims to the shrine where three young shepherds famously saw the apparition of the Virgin Mary. Your orientation tour will give you an overview of this religious centre. This evening you'll join worshippers from all over the world at an evening Rosary.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Fátima
  10. Day 10 Fátima Your Way

    We journey on the Fátima Tourist Train (tickets included) to the tiny village of Aljustrel, where the three shepherds once lived, to see their humble home which stands to this day. Explore Fatima at your leisure or consider joining an Optional Experience to Nazaré and Batalha, with its impressive Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitória na Batalha built in the 15th century to pay homage to the Portuguese victory at the Battle of Aljubarrota.

    meals Breakfast
  11. Day 11 Continue to Colourful Lisbon

    A short journey this morning sees us arrive in Lisbon. You'll meet a Local Specialist who will accompany us on a drive through the lush avenues of the Portuguese capital, past the black and white mosaic pavements, bound for Belém, a district on the River Tejo. You'll see the Monument to the Discoveries and the Belém Tower before we Dive Into Culture and visit the exquisite 16th-century Hieronymite Monastery. After a day of sightseeing, we Connect With Locals joining a Portuguese family for an exclusive Be My Guest Farewell Dinner.

    meals Breakfast, Be My Guest
    hotel Neya Lisboa
  12. Day 12 Farewell Lisbon

    Say farewell to newfound friends after a memorable spiritual journey. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.

    meals Breakfast
Days of Devotion
Price Includes

Dining Highlights

  • 11 breakfasts
  • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest)

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Handcrafted Highlights

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Attend Mass in Lourdes, Santiago de Compostela and Fátima
  • Explore Barcelona, Carcassonne, Lourdes, Burgos, Santiago de Compostela and Lisbon with a Local Specialist
  • Visit La Sagrada Família in Barcelona, the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes, Burgos Cathedral, St. James Cathedral in Santiago, the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima and the Hieronymites Monastery in Lisbon
  • View the Plaça de Catalunya in Barcelona, the medieval city walls of Carcassonne, the Monument to Discoveries and the Belem Tower in Lisbon
  • Connect with Locals Meet Manuel at his family adega in Lisbon's Terras Vedras. You'll enjoy an exclusive Be My Guest dinner featuring a local delicacy for dessert, along with wine tasting in the winery dating back to 1858. (Day 11)
  • Dive into Culture During a visit to Barcelona's La Sagrada Família, you'll have time to admire Gaudí's fairy-tale architecture and creative genius. (Day 2) Join the poignant Torchlight Procession in Lourdes, singing the Ave Maria with your fellow pilgrims. (Day 4) Visit the Hieronymite Monastery, a former monastery of the Order of Saint Jerome and exquisite example of Manueline architecture. (Day 11)

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Optional Add-Ons

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Barcelona

Mystical Montserrat

Today, with our Local Specialist, we'll take a drive to the enchanting and mystical mountain of Montserrat, with its breathtaking views and spectacular scenery. While there, we'll visit the Benedictine monastery to view the famed Black Madonna.
Adult Price: € 40

Dinner And Nighttime City Panorama

Your evening in buzzing Barcelona begins with a delicious Catalonian-style dinner, complemented by drinks and good company. After dinner, we’ll take you up to Montjuïc for spectacular nighttime views of the city.
Adult Price: € 60

Flamenco Spectacular With Dinner

Come and experience the passion and spirit of Spain at a spectacular flamenco evening. This modern interpretation of Spain's most famous entertainment is one of the best shows in town, and we’ve even included dinner and drinks.
Adult Price: € 87

Santiago

Santiago de Compostela by Night with Galician Dinner

This evening, you’ll travel back in time to the city where medieval pilgrims flocked. You’ll get to marvel at the illuminated historical buildings of Santiago de Compostela, before relaxing at a local restaurant we know and love - where you’ll sample the delicious local Galician cuisine.
Adult Price: € 61

Explore Rías Baixas and the Mussel Beds

Join us on a visit to Ría de Arosa, one of the deep fjord-like estuaries of Galicia, with our Local Specialist. We'll also stop at O Grove Port and the village of Cambados, before enjoying a boat trip to the mussel and oyster farms, where we’ll sample mussels and Ribeiro wine.
Adult Price: € 45

Batalha

Monastery of Batalha And Nazare

Visit Batalha Monastery a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is the best example of late Gothic architecture in Portugal. Then visit the famous fishing village of Nazaré with some incredible coastal scenery. You can enjoy some free time or perhaps a lovely lunch before returning to Fatima.
Adult Price: € 39

Lisbon

The Golden Triangle: Sintra, Cascais & The Estoril Coast

We'll venture outside Lisbon with our Local Specialist today. After passing through the fashionable resort of Estoril, we'll explore the picturesque fishing village of Cascais, with its beautiful array of mansions and exclusive residences. To complete the Golden Triangle, we'll visit one of the impressive Royal Palaces of Portugal.
Adult Price: € 46

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