Lourdes tour
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Dates: Tuesday 6th June – Tuesday 13th June 2017

DISCOVER LOURDES

We are very excited to offer a “No–Fly” option to the awe-inspiring destination, Lourdes. While there you will have plenty of time to explore the main sites in the town as well as attending a morning mass and taking part in the nightly torchlight procession.

On February 11th 1858, 14 year old Bernadette Soubirous saw the first of 18 apparitions of the Virgin Mary at the grotto of Massabielle in the little town of Lourdes. Located in the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains, each year millions of pilgrims now travel to this special site.

YOUR 8-DAY HOLIDAY INCLUDES:

  • Return Luxury Coach Transport and  Ferry with ( overnight crossing with cabin, Outbound )
  • Professional Driver/ Guide who will act as tour manager for your group
  • 6 Nights Hotel Accommodation
  • Evening meal on 7 evenings
  • Breakfast on 7 mornings
  • Visit to Chateaux du Ducs de Bretagne in Nantes
  • Visit to Bordeaux
  • Morning Mass and Evening Torchlight Procession in Lourdes
  • Lourdes Castle Fortress and Pic du Jer Cable Car to Viewing Point
  • Visit to Lourdes Lake

PICK-UPS FOR THIS TRIP

Please contact us to discuss our wide range of Pick-Up locations.

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1: Load your coach and make your way to Rosslare for your overnight sailing to Cherbourg. Enjoy an evening meal before stepping on board the ferry where you will have a cabin for your crossing.

Day 2: Arrive in Cherbourg and make our way to our hotel with a stop in Saint Brice en Coglès on route.  Overnight in Nantes.

Day 3: This morning enjoy a visit to visit the nearby Château des Ducs de Bretagne before continuing to Bordeaux.  Enjoy a visit the city’s imposing 11th century gothic cathedral.  After lunch we continue our journey to Lourdes, where we will be staying for the next three nights.

Day 4: Enjoy a day at leisure in Lourdes, starting with morning mass and free time to explore the town and the Grotto of Massabielle. Other highlights include a 1.5km walk following the Stations of the Cross and the town trail following the life of Bernadette. In the afternoon we will visit the beautiful Lourdes Lake. Free time in the evening after our evening meal.

Day 5: A free day to visit the highlights of Lourdes, such as the Chateaux Fort overlooking the town. In the afternoon we will take the cable car to Pic du Jer, a viewing point overlooking Lourdes and the Pyrenees Mountains. After our evening meal at the hotel we will take part in the nightly torchlight procession.

Day 6: This morning enjoy free time to attend the morning mass or a visit to the grotto before we depart Lourdes and begin the journey home. In the afternoon we will return to Bordeaux for an overnight stay.

Day 7: This morning we will depart Bordeaux early and travel to Cherbourg where we will be taking a ferry to Portsmouth in the UK with an overnight in Swindon.

Day 8: Depart in the morning for Fishguard for a mid-day ferry crossing arriving back in Rosslare in the evening to continue your journey after the trip of a lifetime!

*Single Supplement: €180

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