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Fatima 100 years Celebrations

Lisbon, Fatima, Coimbra, Porto, Braga, Santiago de Compostela
7 Days
  • Our in country expert says
    On this tour, you will follow the famous pilgrimage Santiago Trail, starting in the dazzling capital of Portugal, Lisbon, and finishing in Santiago de Compostela, the epicenter of religion.

     

    Day
    01
    Lisbon
    Upon arrival in Lisbon, you will be escorted to your centrally located hotel.

    To welcome you to Portugal, we have prepared a
    special dinner.

    Day
    02
    Fatima
    Begin your journey through Portugal with Fatima, one of the most important Catholic shrines in the world dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

    Meeting point of faith for millions, you will take part in the candlelight procession.


    Day
    03
    Fatima
    Join in on the celebrations in the Basilica of the Holy Trinity. 2017 marks 100 years since the miraculous apparitions of the Virgin Mary to three small children in Fatima. 
    Day
    04
    Coimbra
    Leave Fatima for Coimbra, Portugal's university city.

    Here you will visit one of the oldest monasteries in Portugal and the burial place of the country's first two kings -
    Santa Cruz.

    Later in the afternoon you will join the prayers at
    Santa Clara Monastery and visit the tomb of Saint Elizabeth.



    Day
    05
    Braga
    On your way to Braga, you will make a stop in Porto. Enjoy an expertly guided tour of the city and take in the beautiful views.

    Continue your journey to the sacred city of
    Braga. You will spend your afternoon at Bom Jesus do Monte, a Portuguese sanctuary with a monumental Baroque stairway. As you climb the stairs, you can observe allegoric statues and religious symbols linked to the Five Senses, the Virtues and Moses receiving the Commandments.

    Reaching the top will be a struggle, but you will be rewarded with a sense of peace, a view of the eight biblical figures that contributed to the Condemnation of Jesus and beautiful views of the city.


    Day
    06
    Santiago de Compostela
    Today you will cross the border to Spain and arrive in Santiago de Compostela.

    Once there, you will visit the C
    athedral, UNESCO World Heritage site and the reputed burial place of Saint James. The Cathedral has received millions of pilgrims over the years and is the perfect place to end your journey.

    Day
    07
    Departure
    Private transfer to airport and flight back home!

    Inclusion
    • Executive coach transportation
    • Premium services of Bi-lingual Tour Director
    • Entrances to sightseeings and excursions as per the itinerary
    Exclusion
    • Items of personal nature viz. telephone calls, drinks, laundry bills, lunch etc.
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