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MARIA- A European Pilgrimage Tour


FLIGHT DETAILS:

FOR APRIL 27- MAY 14, 2020 DEPARTURES:

MANILA – DOHA: Qatar Flight (QR 933)

Departure: 27 APR 18:35    Arrival: 27 APR 23:25

DOHA – ROME: Qatar Flight (QR 115)

Departure: 28 APR 01:50    Arrival: 28 APR 06:55

ROME – DOHA: Qatar Flight (QR 152)

Departure: 13 MAY 22:25    Arrival: 14 MAY 06:25

DOHA – MANILA: Qatar Flight (QR 928)

Departure: 14 MAY 08:00    Arrival: 14 MAY 22:00

FOR OCTOBER 4 – OCTOBER 21, 2020 DEPARTURES:

MANILA – DOHA: Qatar Flight (QR 933)

Departure: 04 OCT 18:35    Arrival: 05 OCT 23:15

DOHA – ROME: Qatar Flight (QR 115)

Departure: 05 OCT 01:50    Arrival : 05 OCT 06:55

MADRID – DOHA: Qatar Flight (QR 152)

Departure: 20 OCT 22:25    Arrival: 21 OCT 06:25

DOHA – MANILA: Qatar Flight (QR 928)

Departure: 21 OCT 08:00     Arrival: 21 OCT 22:00


HOTEL PLAN:

·         Rome: Best Western President, 4* or similar hotel | 02 nights

https://www.hotelpresident.com/

·         San Giovanni Rotondo: Hotel Gran Paradiso, 4* or similar hotel | 01 nights http://www.hotelgranparadiso.it/it/home/

·         Pisa: Hotel Galilei, 4* or similar hotel | 01 nights

https://www.hotelgalileipisa.it/

·         Nice: Novotel Nice Arenas Aeroport, 4* or similar hotel | 01 nights

https://www.accorhotels.com/pt/hotel-0478-novotel-nice-arenas-aeroport/index.shtml

·         Barcelona: Hotel AC SOM, 4* or similar hotel | 01 nights

https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bcnsm-ac-hotel-som/

·         Lourdes: Hotel Paradis, 4* or similar hotel | 02 nights

http://www.hotelparadislourdes.com/

·         Nevers: Best Western Diane 3* or similar hotel | 01 nights

https://www.bestwestern.fr/fr/hotel-Nevers-Best-Western-De-Diane-93079

·         Paris: Hotel Mercure La Defense, 4* or similar hotel | 01 nights

https://www.accorhotels.com/fr/hotel-1546-hotel-mercure-paris-la-defense/index.shtml

·         Bordeaux: Novotel Bordeaux Lac, 4* or similar hotel | 01 nights

https://www.accorhotels.com/pt/hotel-0403-novotel-bordeaux-lac/index.shtml

·         Burgos: Hotel Sercotel Corona de Castilla, 4* or similar hotel | 01 nights

 https://www.hotelcoronadecastilla.com/

·         Santiago de Compostela: Hotel Oca Puerta del Camino, 4* or similar hotel | 01 nights

https://www.ocahotels.com/hoteles/hotel-oca-puerta-del-camino

·         Fatima: Essence Inn Marianos, 4* or similar hotel | 01 nights

https://www.emarianos.com/

·         Madrid: Hotel Praga, 4* or similar hotel | 01 nights

https://www.hotelmadridpraga.com/


Inclusions

·         15-nights accommodation with breakfast and dinner

·         Pullman Coach GT 49 seats during all program

·         Filipino Tour Leader

·         English speaking guide service, as mentioned at the program

·         English speaking guide for the following visits: Rome / Half-day, Barcelona / Half-day, Paris / Half-day, Santiago de Compostela / Half-day, Avila / 2-hours, Madrid / Half-day

·         Entrance fees at the following monuments: Vatican Museum / Rome

·         Audio guide during the visits mentioned at the program

Exclusions

·         Airline taxes: approximately $140

·         City taxes: $ 39

·         Tips $10 per person per day X 16 days

·         Travel Insurance $70

·         VISA Courier Fee of Php 250 (per transaction if applicable)

·         Meals and drinks not mentioned in the program

·         Bottled water

·         Other services not mentioned in the program

·         Schengen Visa Fee Php 8,000.00

Itinerary

DAY 01: Departure to Manila (Meals on Board)

DAY 02: Rome  (Meals on Board/Dinner)

Welcome to Rome! After airport formalities, meet and greet, and starting a sightseeing with the Colosseum, Arch of Constantine, Vittorio Emanuelle II Monument, Piazza Navona, and toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain on the hope of returning to Rome. Rest of day free. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 03: Rome-San Giovanni Rotondo (Breakfast/Dinner)

Pope’s audience (if Pope is in Vatican) and guided tour through the Vatican to visit St. Peter’s Basilica and Square and the Vatican Museum. Depart to San Giovanni Rotondo. Upon arrival, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 04: San Giovanni Rotondo-Lanciano-Rome  (Breakfast/Dinner)

After breakfast, visit the Shrine of St. Padre Pio at the Convent of Santa Maria della Grazie. Visit the Tomb and the Crypt. Afterwards, proceed to Lanciano and visit San Francesco Church, site of the first Eucharistic Miracle. Long distance transfer to Rome to visit the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

DAY 05: Rome-Assisi-Pisa (Breakfast/Dinner)

Stop in Assisi, the hometown of the Beloved St. Francis. See the Basilica of St. Francis and Basilica of Santa Maria Degli Angeli. Continue to Pisa for a photo stop at the amazing Leaning Tower and the nearby Cathedral. Check-in to your hotel.

DAY 06: Pisa-Monaco-Nice (Breakfast/Dinner)

We cross the border to France and stop at the Principality of Monaco. See the Annunciation Cathedral where Prince Rainer & Princess Grace are buried. See the Casino Monte Carlo, the Rock, Port Hercule and Larvotto Beach. Later, continue to Nice to see the Massena Square, Promenade des Anglais and the Place Garibaldi before dinner and check-in.

DAY 07: Nice-Barcelona (Breakfast/Dinner)

Leave the French Riviera and cross over the Spanish border on your way to Barcelona. Check-in to your hotel upon arrival.

DAY 08:  Barcelona-Lourdes (Breakfast/Dinner)

Morning guided visit of Barcelona: see the Plaza Espana, Plaza Real, Plaza Catalunya, Olympic Stadium, Christopher Columbus Monument, Arch de Triumph and the La Sagrada Familia Cathedral, Barcelona’s most famous landmark and Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece. After lunch, return to France on your way to the major pilgrimage site in Europe – Lourdes. Check in to your hotel.

DAY 09: Lourdes (Breakfast/Dinner)

The day is free for private devotion. You may wish to go to the Sanctuary to visit the Underground Basilica, walk the Station of the Cross, take the Holy Bath, drink the water or wash your face in the Grotto, or participate in the veneration of the sick pilgrim. Entrance in St Bernadette House. In the evening, join the emotive candlelight procession.

DAY 10: Lourdes-Nevers (Breakfast/Dinner)

Breakfast. We will travel in the French countryside enjoying the panorama offered by the vineyards in the region. Arrival at Nevers, a city located on the Loire river. Visit the monastery of Saint Gildart, where the incorrupt body of Saint Bernadette was founded. Dinner and accommodation

DAY 11: Nevers-Paris (Breakfast/Dinner)

Breakfast and depart to Paris. In the afternoon, Sightseeing tour of Paris to visit places such as the Place Vendome, the Plaza de la Opera, the Louvre, Place de Bastille and the Marais, Notre Dame and the Pantheon, the Jardin du Luxembourg, St Germain des Pres, the Orsay Museum, Place de la Concorde, Invalides, Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysees, Louvre Museum and the Eiffel Tower (only outside photos). Free time at Lafayette Mall. Dinner and accommodation.

DAY 12: Paris-Bourdeaux (Breakfast/Dinner)

After breakfast, departure through the Valley region. Arrival at Bordeaux, famous to be a wine region. Free time.

DAY 13: Bourdeaux-Burgos (Breakfast/Dinner)

Cross the Spanish border on your way to Burgos. Dinner and the check in to your hotel.

DAY 14: Burgos-Santiago De Compostela (Breakfast/Dinner)

This morning visit the Burgos Gothic Cathedral. Afterwards, drive to Santiago de Compostela, a World Heritage City and one of the most important places in Catholicism, for dinner and overnight.

DAY 15: Santiago De Compostela-Fatima

Your city tour for this historical city will take you to the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, Plaza del Obradoiro, Monasterio de San Martin Pinario, Convento de San Francisco, Fuente de Los Caballos and the Palacio de Raxol. Cross the border of Portugal and drive to Fatima, another pilgrimage center. Visit the Sanctuary, including the Chapel of the Apparitions and the village of Aljustrel, where some of the apparitions (1917) took place. Dinner, then check-in to your hotel. You can maybe join the candlelight procession in the evening.

DAY 16: Fatima-Avila-Madrid (Breakfast/Dinner)

Free time for private devotion. Then, cross the border to Spain and stop in Avila – completely encircled by 11 th century walls and birthplace of St. Theresa of Avila and visit the Convent of St. Theresa and the Cathedral. Continue to the capital city, Madrid. Overnight and dinner at the hotel.

DAY 17: Departure Madrid (Breakfast/Meals on Board)

This morning go on a half day city sightseeing tour of this beautiful city and see the Puerto del Sol, Granvia, Cibeles Fountain, Alcala Gate, Santiago Barnabeu Stadium, Plaza de Espanya, Prado Museum, highlighted by a visit to the Royal Palaca, the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family at the city of Madrid. Balance of the day is free until transfer to airport. Departure from Rome to Doha via Qatar Airways Flight

DAY 18: Departure (Meals on Board)


BOOKING CONDITIONS

·         Deposit NON-REFUNDABLE $1000

·         Full payment upon release of visa OR 30 days before the departure date whichever comes first.

·         Tour itinerary may change depending on the ground situation

·         Maria Organizer has the right to cancel or Reschedule the tour if group size fall below otherwise a supplement will be applied

·         Penalties apply for any CANCELLATION, AMENDMENT requested by the PASSENGER

·         Passport should be valid 6 months before the travel dates.

·         The Travel Agents will collect all the Documents for Visa and Pick up once Visa is released. (Agent’s Expenses)

·         The rate for this package applies for minimum passenger of 30+, rates may change depends on the number of pax on this group as seen in the Price Section


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