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- All Inclusive Pricing
- Breakfast and Dinner Daily
- Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
- Deluxe Hotels
- Entrance and Program Fees
- Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
- Guided Tours
- International Airfare
Day 1 Day 1 – Depart U.S.A
Enjoy the flight.
Day 2 Day 2 – Arrive Lourdes
Upon arrival, transfer to our hotel for some dinner and rest.
Day 3 Day 3 – Lourdes
Visit the historical and spiritual sites associated with Bernadette, the visionary child of Lourdes. Walking tour of the Shrine’s grounds, the Basilica of St. Pius X, Boly Mill, the Soubirous family home, the Basilica of the Rosary and the miraculous spring and healing baths.
Day 4 Day 4 – Lourdes - Rocamadour - Brive-la-Gaillarde
Depart to Rocamadour. The Shrine of Our Lady of Rocamadour is known as the second most popular and historical site in France. Visit the Holy Redeemer Basilica, Our Lady’s Chapel (pilgrimage chapel), and the museum and Black Madonna statue.
Day 5 Day 5 – Rocamadour - La Salette - Nevers
Visit the Shrine of La Salette. In Nevers see the places associated with St. Bernadette, the St. Gildard convent grounds containing the incorrupt body of St. Bernadette. See the museum with historical documents, and the statue of Our Lady of Waters.
Day 6 Day 6 – Nevers - Mont-Saint-Michel - Paris
Drive to the island-town of Mont-Saint-Michel with its picturesque streets and abbey. Mont-Saint-Michel is a shrine representing some of Catholicism’s greatest artistic achievements. Enjoy a guided tour of the abbey and the museums. Continue to Paris.
Day 7 Day 7 – Paris - Tel Aviv
In the morning, visit the Cathedral of Notre Dame, St. Vincent de Paul Chapel, Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal and drive through the Champs-Elysees, Arc de Triomphe and stop at the Eiffel Tower for pictures. Fly to Tel Aviv.
Day 8 Day 8 – Mount of Olives - Gethsemane - Bethlehem - Ein Karem
This morning, visit the Mount of Olives, the Church of Pater Noster and the Chapel of the Ascension. Then down to Dominus Flevit and St. Mary Magdalene Church. Pray at the Garden of Gethsemane and visit the Church of All Nations. In Bethlehem, visit the Church of the Nativity, Holy Manger and Basilica of St. Catherine and then down to the Shepherds’ Field. On the way back, we visit the Church of the Visitation in Ein Karem.
Day 9 Day 9 – Old City of Jerusalem - Mount Zion
Our walking tour of the Old City of Jerusalem will start at St. Anne’s Church, Pool of Bethesda, and we walk the Way of the Cross to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Continue through the Cardo to the Western Wall, Mount Zion and the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu.
Day 10 Day 10 – Bethany - Jericho - River Jordan - Dead Sea
We depart Jerusalem and stop in Bethany. Arrive in Jericho to see the excavations and Mount of Temptation. We stop at the baptismal site on the River Jordan and then see the caves of Qumran where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. We will stop at the Dead Sea to swim and feel the salty water.
Day 11 Day 11 – Emmaus - Jacob’s Well
In Emmaus visit the Franciscan Basilica. At Emmaus Jesus met Cleophas and Simon after His Resurrection and ate with them. Continue to ancient Samaria (Nablus) and see Mt. Ebal and Mt. Gerizim and stop at the Church built on Jacob’s Well where Jesus talked to the Samaritan woman.
Day 12 Day 12 – Jerusalem - Caesarea - Haifa - Mount Carmel - Mount Tabor - Nazareth
In Caesarea visit the amphitheater, aqueduct and other excavations. St. Peter preached here to the Gentiles and St. Paul was imprisoned here. Continue to Haifa and Mount Carmel. Visit the Stella Maris Carmelite Monastery and the cave associated with the prophet Elijah. Then to Mount Tabor, the “high mountain” where Jesus, Peter, James and John were when Jesus was transfigured before them. On to Nazareth to visit the Church of the Annunciation, the Church of St. Joseph and Mary’s Well.
Day 13 Day 13 – Galilee - Capernaum - Mount of Beatitudes - Tabgha - St. Peter’s Primacy - Cana
Explore the sites along the Sea of Galilee. Visit Capernaum, Mount of Beatitudes and Tabgha, St. Peter’s Primacy, and then we will enjoy a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee. Stop in Cana where Jesus performed His first public miracle at the
Day 14 Day 14 – Return to USA
Enjoy your flight.