Portugal, 2023

3:00 pm, departure to the airport by bus in front of the church.
6:30 pm, customs formalities and departure for Lisbon.
We arrive at 21:15.
We will travel to Fátima with a bus waiting for us in front of the airport.
Accommodation in rooms with two and three beds.

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Presentation of the Sanctuary of Fátima. Chapel of Apparitions, Basilica, Our Lady of the Rosary, Paul VI Pastoral Center, visit to Valinhas, the place where the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared.
After dinner we will participate in the Holy Mass (performed in several languages) and the candlelight procession.

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After breakfast we will take the Way of The Cross (the resorts opened along the way follow the path that the three shepherds traveled to go from AJUSTEL to COVA da IRIA).
The homes of the three children, where Francisco, Jacinta and Lucia were born.
In the house where Sister Lucia was born, the second appearance of the Blessed Virgin Mary took place in the summer of 1916.
We return to the hotel for a rest.
Evening dinner and departure to the parish church of Fatima, the place where the three shepherds were baptized.
We then attend the Holy Mass, the procession with candles and the recitation of the Holy Rosary.

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After breakfast we go by bus to the monasteries ALCOBACA and BATALHA, the masterpieces of the Portuguese Gothic.
We will continue our itinerary with the city of NAZARE, located on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean, with dreamy landscapes and long sandy beaches, the most famous in all of Portugal.
We will admire the panorama of the Atlantic Ocean from the place called SITIO.
We will participate in the Holy Mass which will be celebrated in the church dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Bathing in the Atlantic Ocean and relaxing.
We return to Fatima.
Dinner. Participation in the candlelight procession and recitation of the Holy Rosary.

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We will travel by bus to the most romantic medieval village in Portugal, OBIDOS, designed in an attractive way especially for visitors, the characteristic of the place being the houses painted in white and blue.
We will continue the itinerary visiting the most western point of Europe, CABO DA ROCA. Before the great geographical discoveries, it was believed that here is the end of the world.
We will enjoy a fantastic view over the Atlantic Ocean.
We will move to SINTRA, declared by UNESCO a universal heritage.
The city of SINTRA was the summer residence of the kings of Portugal and is home to monuments of historical importance, classic examples of Portuguese architecture.
We will visit the center of SINTRA and the royal castle PENA (optional). Entry fee is £ 16 + £ 5 bus ticket (3 hours) – trip to and from the city center to the castle.
In the evening return to Fatima and after dinner participate in the procession with candles and recite the Holy Rosary.

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Boarding the bus with our luggages, we will travel to Lisbon. We will visit and participate in the Holy Mass in the church of St. Anton (this church was built on the site of St. Anthony of Padua). We will visit the ANTONIAN Museum and the Cathedral of Lisbon, officially called Santa Maria Major, the Aquarium, the Belem tower and the Monument of Discoveries.
Accommodation and dinner.
After that we will be heading by bus to SALAZAR bridge (40 km away), which connects two sights in Lisbon.

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Free time for shopping and visiting the largest MALL in Europe – The Trade Square (Praca do Comercio) is located near the Tejo River, which divides the city in two halfs and is called “The Palace Court”, with reference to the Ribeira Palace, located nearby .
Around 19:00 we leave by bus, destination airport.

We depart for London at 21:55.
We arrive in Luton at 00:40.
A bus will be waiting in front of the airport to bring us to London.

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PRICE: £ 650.00 per person


Services included in the price:
– round trip by plane, with Wizz Air, London – Lisbon and back;
– luggage: hand luggage (carry-on bag) in the cabin with maximum dimensions 40x30x20 cm and a ckeck-in bag of maximum 10 kg / person with dimensions 55x40x20 cm;
– airport charges;
– transfers and bus transport according to the schedule;
– 6 nights accomodation at 3 and 4 stars hotels with two and three beds rooms (of your choice);
– 6 breakfasts and 6 dinners;
– accompanying English speaking tour guide throughout the pilgrimage period;
– a priest – spiritual guide;
– visits according to the program;
– Pilgrim’s brochure with written daily schedules;
– the entrance fee of the bus/coach in various cities;
– insurance in case of insolvency or bankruptcy of the travel agency.

Services not included in the price:
– single room add-on £ 150 / person – if you want to be accommodated alone in one room;
– lunch (fot those who want that);
– travel medical insurance for 7 days;
– the entrance fees to various tourist objectives (where payment is required);
– services other than those in the program;
– personal expenses;
– tips for bus drivers (max £ 5) – optional.

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Required documents :
Passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of departure for the pilgrimage.

Registration conditions:
When registering, the travel document (valid passport) is required to conclude the contract with the pilgrim.
Payment will be made as follows:
50% upon registration
The remaining 50%, minimum 30 days before departure.

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