Marian Pilgrimage
18 days / 17 Nights
For as low as
$ 3,888.00

INCLUSIONS:
Roundtrip airfare via Emirates Airlines
Accommodation based on 3-4* hotels
Half board meals (Breakfast & Dinner)
Sightseeing tours as specified in the itinerary
Private coach all throughout
Entrances to most sights
Souvenir Items such as travel bag, passport holder and luggage tags
Travel Kits
Tour Briefing with snacks
Travel Insurance up to 60 years old
Marian Pilgrimage Chaplain
Filipino Tour Escort all throughout

EXCLUSIONS:
Airfare Taxes: $110.00 / person (subject to change)
Philippine Travel Taxes: $33.00 (subject to change)
Beverages / Drinks
Visa Fee P6,500 (subject to change)
City Taxes in Italy & France : $52.00
Tips for the Driver, Local Guide, porters & restaurant $10/day/pax
Incidentals at hotels
Supplement for insurance:
For 61 – 69 y/o: Add’l $10.00
For 70 y/o above: Add’l $20.00


VISA REQUIREMENTS:
Application Form
Passport valid for 6 months
2 copies of recent passport size pictures
COE with Leave of Absence and Salary Declaration
Bank Certificate & Bank Statement
ITR (original / photocopy)
Travel Insurance valid for 45 days
Marriage Contract / Affidavit of Consent if not travelling with Spouse
Birth Certificate

Additional if self employed:
Business Registration
ITR of the Business
Annual Declaration Income


BOOKING CONDITIONS:
A Deposit of US300.00 per person is required and NON-refundable.
Full payment should be made at least 30 days prior to departure
Cancellation made after issuance of visa will automatically forfeit the dep.
Cancellation made 30 days before  departure will automatically
forfeit the payment
50% Upon release of the passport with visa
Min. 30 PAX - $3,888.00
Min. 25 PAX - $4,094.00
Min. 20 PAX - $4,288.00
Min. 15 PAX - $4,588.00
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DAY 01: MANILA LISBON
Depart Manila via Turkish Airlines, which boasts an award winning inflight
entertainment system.

DAY 02: ARRIVAL LISBON – FATIMA (D)
Upon arrival, enjoy a brief city tour that will give you a great insight into Lisbon's
lifestyle, history and culture.
Visit the Rossio Square, the heart of both old and new Lisbon. Learn how the old
city of Lisbon was destroyed in
the 18th century and then totally rebuilt to become the city of today. Continue with
a visit to the
Church of San Antonio de Padua.  Then transfer to Fatima, the place where the
Blessed Mother appeared in
1917 to three simple shepherd children and asked mankind to pray for world peace.
You may join the candlelight procession in the evening.

DAY 03: FATIMA (BD)
Morning tour of Fatima's Sanctuary, center of Christian faith and a place of world
pilgrimage to visit the
Basilica where the tombstone of Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco are, as well as the
Chapel of Apparitions,
heart of the shrine. Follow the Stations of the Cross along the Via Sacra
(The Sacred Way) culminating in
the Chapel of Calvary, which overlooks all of Fatima.  In the afternoon have some
free time for souvenir shopping.
Dinner then overnight.

DAY 04: FATIMA – SALAMANCA – AVILA (BD)
After breakfast, transfer to Salamanca for a short tour.
Visit the Old Cathedral, also known as Catedral Vieja de Santa María, one of two
cathedrals in Salamanca,
the other being the New Cathedral of Salamanca. It was founded by Bishop Jerome
of Périgord,
in the 12th century and completed in Romanesque/Gothic style in the 14th century.
Then onwards to Avila for a short city tour before dinner in a restaurant and checking
into your hotel.

DAY 05: AVILA - MADRID (BD)
Morning transfer to Madrid. Upon arrival, your guide will show you all the different
and most interesting areas
of Madrid, from the city quarters that highlight the architecture of Old Madrid. Here
we see the elegant
squares of Oriente, Espana, Puerta del Sol, Cibeles, Parque del Retiro, Puerta de
Alcala, Colon and Plaza Mayor,
with its great avenues such as Gran Via and Alcala. We pass by famous attractions,
such as the Royal Palace,
the Prado Museum, the memorial Retiro Park. Enjoy Flamenco dinner show in the
evening.

DAY 06: MADRID – ZARAGOZA – LOURDES (BD)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Lourdes via Zaragoza visiting our Lady
of Pillar.
The Basilica venerates Blessed Virgin Mary, under her title Our Lady of the Pillar
praised as
Mother of the Hispanic Peoples by Pope John Paul II.
It is reputed to be the first church dedicated to Mary in history. Then proceed to Lourdes.

DAY 07: LOURDES (BD)
The highlight of the tour is the sanctuary; the Basilica of St Pius X, and the baths where
hundreds of miraculous
cures have taken place. See Boly Mill where St Bernadette was born and the "Cachot,"
an abandoned prison
where Bernadette's impoverished family lived. You may also attend the evening
procession in honor of Our Lady.
The whole afternoon will be free.

DAY 08: LOURDES - PARIS (BD)
Today, you will experience to ride in a TGV train going to Paris. Upon arrival in Paris,
transfer to your hotel.

DAY 09: PARIS (BD)
After breakfast, guided tour will start with view of Notre Dame Cathedral, Louvre
Museum, Champs-Elysées,
Arch of Triumph, The Opera, Concorde Square, Vendom Square and to top it all
ascend to the second level
of Eiffel Tower. Seine River Cruise is also included. Finish your tour with a visit to
Fragonard Museum.
The rest of the afternoon is free for shopping at Galeries Lafayette where you can
find luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton. Dinner.

DAY 10: PARIS – NEVERS – PARAY LE MONIAL (BD)
Breakfast inside the hotel and you will proceed to Nevers to visit St. Cyr and St.
Judith Cathedral.
Proceed to Paray Le Monial for another tour. The rest of the day is free. Dinner and
check in.

DAY 11: PARAY LE MONIAL – TURIN (BD)
After breakfast, transfer to Turin, the capital of the Piemonte region of northwest Italy
in which sports cars and
chocolates are a matter of pride. The city is also home to the Museo Egizio, one of the
most impressive collections
of Egyptian artifacts in the world. A stroll around Piazza Castello and along the Via
Roma encompasses many of
the must-see sights. Valentino Park houses an 18th-century castle, botanic garden and
medieval village.
When you've worked up an appetite, sample casual trattorias for pastas, regional wines
and coffees.
Free time. Dinner.

DAY 12: TURIN – PISA – FLORENCE (BD)
Morning transfer to Florence with a short stop to Pisa to see the Leaning Tower.
Proceed to Florence.
Upon arrival in Florence, you will have a tour, which include the visit to the
Baptistery, the Paradise Gates and
the Duomo of Florence where you will be enlightened by its beautiful history and
miracles.
The highlight of the tour will be at Palazzo Vecchio, town hall of Florence where
faith and science join
together with breathless revelations.

DAY 13: FLORENCE – ASSISI (BD)
Today, you will see one of the most visited pilgrimage sites in Italy… Assisi, the
beloved town of St Francis.  
Visit the Basilica of St Francis, Santa Maria Degli Angeli and the thornless bush.  
Visit the Church of St Claire
and see her incorrupt body. Then check in and dinner.

DAY 14: ASSISI – LANCIANO – SAN GIOVANNI (BD)
After breakfast, transfer to San Giovanni Rotondo via Lanciano.
Upon arrival, visit the Sanctuary of Lady of Grace including the Shrine of Padre Pio.
Then to Basilica of San Michelle and the Grotta, Then check in and dinner.

DAY 15: SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO – MONTECASSINO - ROME (BD)
After breakfast, transfer to Rome via Montecassino. Enjoy the free time in
Montecassino.
The beautiful Abbey of Montecassino is well worth a visit. The Abbazia di
Montecassino,
perched on the mountain top, is a working monastery and pilgrimage site but is open
to visitors.
Monte Cassino is famous as the scene of a huge battle near the end of World War II
in which the abbey was
completely destroyed from the bombing. Dinner & check in.

DAY 16: ROME (BD)
After breakfast, full day tour of Rome includes the 4 major Basilicas of St. Peter's
Basilica in the Vatican,
St. Mary major built 432 AD, St. John in Lateran - original Papal residence and St.
Paul's outside the wall.
Includes the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. Also, sightseeing tour of Rome with
guide, visiting Coloseum,
Roman Forum, Trevi fountain, Spanish steps. Then dinner.

DAY 17: ROME - MANILA (B)    
After breakfast, the rest of the day is free until you transfer to airport for your flight
back to Manila.

DAY 18: ARRIVE – MANILA (B)    
Arrive Manila from a very memorable and enjoyable trip.