Reaffirm and celebrate your faith on this Portugal, Spain, France, and Italy. Along the way, visit some of the world's most famous shrines, pilgrimage sites, and spiritual places.Santiago de Compostela has been known as a pilgrimage site since the 9th century. Spend two nights here and visit St. James’ Cathedral, where you’ll have the opportunity to attend Mass. You’ll also attend Mass in Fátima, home to one of the most famous Catholic shrines; in Rome at St. Mary Major Basilica, the most important Roman church dedicated to the Virgin Mary; in San Giovanni Rotondo’s Old Church; in Assisi’s St. Francis Basilica; in St. Francis’ church in Lanciano; and you’ll visit the 17th-century Sanctuary of Loyola, built to honor the founder of the Jesuits. Join pilgrims for the Rosary and candlelight processions in Fátima and in Lourdes, another of the world’s most famous pilgrimage places, where you’ll also enjoy a guided walking tour. Other highlights of this faith-based tour are visits to Monte Sant’Angelo, one of Christendom’s most celebrated shrines, and Jeronimos Monastery, dating to the mid-1400s. In Carcassonne, visit the medieval fortified citadel and marvel at the ramparts, castle walls, and drawbridges. In Burgos, visit the cathedral where El Cid is buried. In Barcelona, visit the Sagrada Familia, Gaudi’s masterpiece. In Braga, one of the world’s oldest Christian cities, visit Bom Jesus do Monte Sanctuary, where devout followers have walked the “Stations of the Cross” since 1811. In Rome, attend the Papal audience (subject to availability) and visit the Papal summer residence and gardens in Castel Gandolfo. All of this and much more are included on this inspirational Portugal, Spain, France, and Italy tour designed for value-minded travelers.
LISBON Guided sightseeing FÁTIMA Visit the Sanctuary BRAGA Visit Bom Jesus do Monte Sanctuary SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA Discover St. James’ Way BURGOS Visit the Cathedral LOYOLA Learn about St. Ignacio de Loyola LOURDES Visit St. Bernadette’s Sanctuary BARCELONA Guided city tour ROME Papal audience (if possible), visit the four Major Basilicas of Rome, and the Papal summer residence PIETRELCINA and SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO Follow in the footsteps of St. Pio ASSISI Familiarize yourself with the life of St. Francis CASCIA Visit the Sanctuary[M] MASS SERVICES:Fátima, Santiago de Compostela, Lourdes, Rome, San Giovanni Rotondo, Lanciano, Assisi (venues subject to change)
Tour Departure Info & Price
Price Details US
Dates & Prices do not include air travel. Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Cosmos, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments; or (2) intra-vacation air segments only, starting at $250. Required intra-vacation air segments are: Barcelona to Rome. Air prices were effective on June 5, 2018 and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher.Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.Single room supplement:$720, $800 (June 14 & September 20)Guaranteed shares availableNo triple room reduction.
- Touring by private
- air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi. Internal flight Barcelona-Rome