Lourdes Paris Nevers and Lisieux Tour 8 - Catholic Pilgrimages
 Tour 5-A Lourdes, Paris & Medjugorje 12 days  
Lourdes, Paris & Medjugorje
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YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:
crossbullet Round-trip airfare from your desired Airport
         *book without airfare (land only option)

bulet All airport taxes & fuel surcharges
bulet One way flight from Lourdes to Paris
bulet One way flight from Paris to Medjugorje
bulet Centrally located three and four-star hotels follows: (or similar)
       ~ 3 nights:  Hotel Moderne in Lourdes
       ~ 3 nights:  Concorde La Fayette or Novotel Tour Eiffel or Hotel Marriot Paris Rive Gauche, Paris
       ~ 4 nights:  A modern house Pansion/Hotel with private baths, Medjugorje
bulet Breakfast and Dinner daily
bulet Wine with dinners
bulet Assistance of a professional local Catholic guide(s)
bulet Transfers as per itinerary
bulet Sightseeing and admissions fees as per itinerary
bulet Catholic Priest available for Spiritual Direction
bulet Mass daily & Spiritual activities
bulet Visit to Community Cenacolo
bulet Meeting with visionaries
bulet Luggage handling (1 piece per person)
bulet Flight bag & portfolio of all travel documents


*Special Clergy Discount
*Discount is offered to ordained clergy in the Roman Catholic Church: deacons, priests, or bishops belonging to the diaconate, the presbyterate, or the episcopate, respectively as well, as Catholic Sisters.

Not Included:
Lunches. Travel Insurance optional (www.206tours.com/insurance), Supplemental Cancellation Protection @ $299 (www.206tours.com/cancellationprotection), Tips to your guide & driver. Items of a personal nature.


Sample Day-by-Day Itinerary:

Day 1 - Depart USA
Depart USA for your overnight flight to France. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board.


Day 2 - Lourdes
Upon your arrival in Lourdes transfer to your hotel. Relax or explore before dinner, followed by a candlelight procession before retiring. Dinner and overnight.


Days 3 & 4 - Lourdes
Mass at the Grotto,  enjoy a video presentation telling the story of Lourdes, and walk in the footsteps of St Bernadette. See Boly Mill where St. Bernadette was born and the "Cachot," an abandoned prison where Bernadette's impoverished family lived. Join your prayers with those of pilgrims from around the world as you pray for the sick, drink water from the miraculous spring or submerge yourself in the healing baths. Experience Christ's love as you walk the life-sized Stations of the Cross overlooking the holy Grotto. Kneel in the chapel built on the very rock of the Grotto, in obedience to the request of the "Immaculate Conception."  Evenings are for Blessed Sacrament Procession before dinner. Your role in the universal church will have new meaning as you join the candlelight procession and group rosary. (candle light procession and group rosary April through October only).

 

Day 5 - Lourdes - Paris
After breakfast, leave on your flight to Paris. Upon arrival, we will have free time for lunch and then depart for our tour of Paris. We will begin with Mass at Shrine of the Miraculous Medal. View the incorrupt body of St Catherine Labouret whose guardian angel led her to the chapel where the Blessed Virgin displayed a vision of the miraculous medal and later the green scapular. The Virgin promised bountiful graces for all who wore these. Our sightseeing tour includes the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, L'Arc de Triomphe, and drive along the Champs Elysees. Enjoy other sights on this mostly panoramic tour.  Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight in Paris.

 

Day 6 & 7- Free Days in Paris
After breakfast you will enjoy a free day to explore Paris on your own. You may choose to visit a museum, shop, or stroll the streets of the "City of Love". Join the group this evening for dinner near the hotel and overnight.

 

Day 8 - Paris - Medjugorje
Early morning departure from Paris for your flights to Medjugorje.  Upon arrival, you'll be greeted by a tour guide and/or driver who will then take you on the 2 1/2 hour drive by private coach to the village of Medjugorje. Guide will be with your throughout your stay. Once there, you'll meet your fellow pilgrims and your spiritual leader and be introduced to your host family in whose modern and comfortable house you will be staying for the next four nights.

 

Day 9  to 11 - Medjugorje
Experience the beauty and peace of this simple village. During your stay in Medjugorje you will have the opportunity to share faith with pilgrims from all over the world. Our local guide will accompany us throughout your stay.

Here are some of the activities you'll be sharing with our fellow pilgrims: Each morning at 10am we assemble at St. James Church for the English-language Mass (Feast days and Sundays English Mass is at Noon). Follow the path up Apparition Hill where the visionaries first encountered Our Lady. Touch and pray before the cross that commemorates the spot where Mary first appeared to the visionaries.

 

Each evening at 5pm or 6pm daylight savings time, we will join the villagers and pilgrims to pray the rosary. The apparition takes place at 5:40pm or 6:40 daylight savings time, and then stay on for Croatian Mass. Don't miss on Tuesdays and Saturdays Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and on Fridays Veneration of the Cross in the Church. Each evening during Croatian Mass, there is the Blessing of the Sick and blessing of the items you have with you.

Our guide will arrange meetings with the visionaries at their own homes provided that they are in Medjugorje during your trip, and pending their availability. We will have the opportunity to climb Krizevac Mountain, where in 1933 the villagers built a 30' high cross on the anniversary of Jesus' crucifixion. Visit and pray at "Blue Cross", which is a place of great healings and graces- a very special place at the base of Apparition Hill.

 

We will visit the community of Cenacolo.

 

*Please be advised that in Medjugorje there will not be a spiritual director with you throughout your stay. Daily Mass in English, as well as English confessions are available at St. James Church.


Day 12 - Medjugorje - USA
After an early breakfast and heartfelt farewells, we leave by motor coach for Dubrovnik Airport (Split or Sarajevo) for return flights home.



Additional Information & Travel Tips:

 

What to Know Before You Go to France

 

What to Know Before You Go to Medjugorje


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Lourdes, France
Our Lady of Lourdes, Lourdes, France


Sacred Heart Basilica, Paris, France


St. James Church, Medjugorje



Praying at the Grotto, Lourdes, France


Praying at Apparition Hill, Medjugorje



Shrine of the Miraculous Medal
Paris, France

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