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Shrines of France

12 days
France

Enjoy a trip overseas to explore some of the most popular locations in France. Message adriatic@travelwithus.com for more information.

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What’s Included

  • 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

^ Additional Baggage & Optional fees may apply.

Daily Itinerary

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 rest. After dinner join pilgrims from around the world in the nightly rosary and candlelight procession.

Day 3 Day 3 – Lourdes

Visit the historical and spiritual sites associated with Bernadette, the visionary child of Lourdes. Enjoy a 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 for the Shrine of Our Lady of Rocamadour, known as the second most famous natural and historical site in France. Visit the Holy Redeemer Basilica, Our Lady’s Chapel (pilgrimage chapel), the Black Madonna statue and the museum. Then drive to our hotel in Brive-la-Gaillarde.

Day 5 Day 5 – Brive-la-Gaillarde - La Salette

Continue our drive in France to the Marian Shrine of “Our Lady of La Salette”, where the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to the children Melanie and Maximin in 1846.

Day 6 Day 6 – La Salette - Ars - Paray-le-Monial

Visit the Shrine in La Salette and the Basilica in Ars where the incorrupt body of St. John Vianney lies. Continue to Paray-le-Monial, home to the devotion of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Visit the Chapel of the Visitation where Jesus exposed His Sacred Heart to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque during a number of apparitions.

Day 7 Day 7 – Paray-le-Monial - Nevers

Depart to Nevers and see the places associated with St. Bernadette. On the St. Gildard convent grounds lies the chapel containing the incorrupt body of St. Bernadette. See the museum with historical documents, the convent grounds and the statue of Our Lady of Waters, Bernadette’s favorite statue and replica of Lourdes Grotto.

Day 8 Day 8 – Nevers - Chartres - Lisieux

Depart to the medieval looking town of Chartres. The magnificent 13th century cathedral is home to the veil worn by the Blessed Virgin Mary. The cathedral has been a place of pilgrimage for more than a thousand years. Continue to Lisieux. Visit the places associated with St. Therese of Lisieux, the family home (Les Buissonets), the Carmelite Convent and the Basilica.

Day 9 Day 9 – Lisieux - Mont-Saint-Michel

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. We will have a guided tour of the abbey and the museum.

Day 10 Day 10 – Mont-Saint-Michel - Paris

Depart for Paris. In the afternoon enjoy a panoramic tour of the City of Lights.

Day 11 Day 11 – Paris

Today we will enjoy a tour of Paris focusing on the Cathedral of Notre Dame, St. Vincent de Paul Chapel, Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal and a drive through the Champs-Elysees, Sacre-Coeur, Arc de Triomphe and a stop at the Eiffel Tower for pictures. In the evening we will enjoy a river cruise.

Day 12 Day 12 – Return to USA

Enjoy your flight.

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