• France

Overview

This inspirational tour invites you to discover the site where the Marian apparition of 1858 occurred. Drink the holy water of Lourdes, walk the Stations of the Cross by the Lourdes Grotto, & attend a candlelight procession. Don’t miss this incredible pilgrimage opportunity in France’s mountainous southwest. 

Highlights

  • Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes – Site of the Marian apparition of 1858. Partake of the holy Lourdes water.
  • Paris – Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral, & Palace of Versailles.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1: Paris – Lourdes

Arrive at the airport in Paris, & board flight to Lourdes. Transfer to the hotel for check in upon arrival. Enjoy lunch, followed by an afternoon at leisure. 

Day 2: Lourdes

Today you will travel through Lourdes on foot. Visit the birthplace of Saint Bernadette, & learn about the saint’s family & childhood. Head to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes afterward. See the grotto where the Saint received the Marian apparition of 1858. You will have the opportunity to partake of the believed-to-be healing Lourdes water. After dinner this evening, attend a candlelight procession (availability pending). 

Day 3: Lourdes – Paris

After breakfast, return to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes to walk the Stations of the Cross & attend Mass. Transfer to the airport after lunch, & board return flight to Paris. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure. 

Day 4: Paris – Krakow or USA

Take a guided tour of France’s capital this morning. Visit the lovely Palace of Versailles, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, & admire the city’s most well-known landmark, the Eiffel Tower. Tour the Notre-Dame Cathedral, & attend Mass (availability pending). Transfer to the airport this evening, & board flight to your next destination.