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10 Days • 14 Meals
A pilgrimage that combines two of the most important pilgrimage sites in all of Europe. A visit to the Sanctuary of Fatima with a journey to the Shrine of St James the Apostle in Santiago de Compostela. This itinerary is designed to show the richness of Catholic tradition in these two beautiful countries.

Highlights
• 14 Meals (8 breakfasts and 6 dinners)
• Services of a professional Tour Manager
• Round trip airport transfers when air is provided by Faithful Holidays
• One night in Lisbon, Portugal
• Two nights in Fatima, Portugal’s most important religious pilgrimage site
• One night in Braga, Portugal’s second most important religious center.
• Two nights in Santiago de Compostela,Spain resting place of St. James the Apostle
• Two nights in Porto, Portugal
• Panoramic tour of Lisbon.
• Welcome dinner in Lisbon
• Scenic drive to Fatima via Santarem site of a Eucharistic Miracle
• Visit the Abbey of St. Mary in Alcobaca
• Candlelight Rosary procession in Fatima
• Visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima
• Visit Aljustrel with its Stations of the Cross
• Visit the university city of Coimbra and its ornate library
• In Braga visit Monte Samiero and Bom Jesus do Monte
• Walking tour of Santiago de Compostela and visit to its magnificent Cathedral.
• Visit the beautiful Portuguese towns of Valenca do Minho and Ponte de Lima
• Enjoy a city tour of Porto
• Farewell dinner in Porto


Day One
• Transatlantic overnight flight to Lisbon, Portugal

Day Two
• Arrive in Lisbon, Portugal. Meet your Tour
Manager and transfer to your hotel
• Panoramic tour of Lisbon. Visit the birth place of St. Anthony and visit his shrine as well as see the Monument to the
Discoverers and the Belem Tower.
• Welcome Dinner in Lisbon

Day Three
• Breakfast in the hotel
• Scenic drive to Fatima via Santarem, site of a Eucharastic Miracle of the bleeding Host dating from the 13th Century. Celebrate mass in the church where the Miracle is preserved.
• In the afternoon visit the Abbey of St.
Mary in Alcobaca (one of the most
beautiful religious buildings in Portugal)
• Visit the 14th century monastery of Batalha
dedicated to Our Lady, with its famous ornate cloisters
• Candlelight Rosary procession in Fatima
• Dinner in the hotel

Day Four
• Breakfast in the hotel
• In Fatima visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, the pristine Basilica, with the tombs of Jacinta and Francisco, beatified in 2000, and Sr. Lucia. Then visit the Capelinha, where Our Lady appeared to the shepherd children. Walk the lovely grounds
• Afternoon drive to nearby Aljustrel for Stations of the Cross and to visit the Shrines of the Apparitions of Our Lady and the angels.

Day Five
• Breakfast in the hotel
• Scenic transfer from Fatima to the
university town of Coimbra dating back to the 13th Century.
• Visit the ornate library and Romanesque Cathedral.
• Drive to Braga considered Portugal’s
second most important religious center.
• Visit Monte Samiero, the “Holy Mountain of Sameiro”, with its important shrine honoring the Virgin Mary, under her title of
the Immaculate Conception.
• Dinner in the hotel

Day Six
• Breakfast in the hotel
• Visit Bom Jesus do Monte, a sanctuary dedicated to “the good Jesus of the
mountain.” The sacred route to the Church has 14 stations-of-the-cross laid out on terraces that cascade down the mountain.
• Scenic drive to Santiago de Compostela, Spain formerly the most important
pilgrimage site in Europe after Rome.
• Dinner in the hotel

Day Seven
• Breakfast in the hotel
• Walking tour of Santiago de Compostela .
• Visit the Shrine of St James and celebrate Mass in the Cathedral. Marvel at the amazing baroque façade.
Touch the great figure of the saint behind the altar.
• Afternoon and evening at leisure in Santiago de Compostela

Day Eight
• Breakfast in the hotel
• Scenic drive via the double walled fortress
town of Valenca do Minho and Ponte de Lima with its Roman/Medieval Bridge to Porto.

Day Nine
• Breakfast in the hotel
• City tour of Porto. Visit the Cathedral, Sao Francisco Church, and the charming medieval Ribeira district on the banks of the Douro River
• Afternoon at leisure
• Farewell dinner

Day Ten
• Breakfast in the hotel
• Transfer to Porto Airport for flights home


Hotel Accommodations
Day Two – Hotel Mundial or similar, Lisbon, Portugal
Day Three and Four – Hotel Fatima or Santa Maria Jardim, Fatima, Portugal
Day Five – Hotel Turismo de Braga or similar, Portugal
Day Six and Seven – Hotel Hesperia Peregrino or Hotel Monumento,
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Day Eight and Nine – Hotel Mercure Porto Cenro or similar, Porto, Portugal

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