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Europe Pilgrimage Tour 14 Nights | 15 Day

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14 Nights | 15 Days
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DAY 01

MADRID CITY TOUR

 

Arrive at Madrid International Airport, Madrid. Upon arrival in Madrid you will meet your Airport assistant who will guide you to the coach. Local transport. Half day sightseeing tour of Madrid with English speaking guide. Madrid is the capital and largest city of Spain. The population of the city is roughly 3.3 million and the entire population of the Madrid metropolitan area is calculated to be around 6.5 million. It is the third-largest city in the European Union, The city is located on the Manzanares river  As the capital city of Spain, seat of government, and residence of the Spanish monarch. View of Plaza Espana, View of Plaza Mayor, Visit to Almudena Cathedral, outside view of Virgen Del Puerto Church, Visit to San De Juan La Cruz Church and Bull Ring and Real Madrid Foot ball Stadium. You will be transferred to hotel and overnight stay in Hotel Confortel Pio XII or similar in Madrid.

 

DAY 02

AVILA

 


After breakfast, you will continue to a long distance transfer to Avila. Avila is one of the oldest cities in Spain surrounded by medieval walls that date back to the 11th century. Teresa of Ávila is the founder of the Carmelite order along with John of the Cross,  also called Saint Teresa of Jesus, was a prominent Spanish mysticRoman Catholic saint, writer of the  counter reformation, and theologian of contemplative life through mental prayer. She was a reformer of the Carmelite Order. We will visit Convent of St.Teresa. Transfer from Avila to Fatima. Free time for religious activities like Candle Light procession in Fatima. Later enjoy a Dinner. Check in and retire for an overnight stay in Hotel CINQUENTENARIO or similar in Fatima.

 

 

DAY 03

FATIMA

 

After breakfast visit Holy churches and sites in Fatima. Fatima is one of the most important catholic shrines in the world dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Fatima's Sanctuary welcomes millions of pilgrims and tourists from all over the world. The Blessed Virgin Mary appeared six times to three shepherd; children Lucia, Francisco, Jacinta near the town of Fatima, between 13 May and 13 October 1917. At the last apparition, on Oct 13, 1917, with about 70000 people present the Lady said to them that she was “the Lady of Rosary” and that a chapel was to be build there in her honour. After the apparition all present witnessed the miracle promised to the three children in July and September; the sun’ resembling a silver disc, could be gazed at without difficulty and whirling on itself like a wheel of fire. It seemed about to fall upon the earth. Apparition on 13th July 1917, in what is called the ‘secret of Fatima’ Mary requested the consecration of Russia to the same immaculate heart. Then proceed to Burgos. Burgos is a city in northern Spain. It is situated on the confluence of the Arlanzón river tributaries at the edge of the Iberian central plateau. It has many historic landmarks of particular importance like the Cathedral of Burgos, Las Huelgas Reales Monastery and the Cartuja of Miraflores. A large number of churches, palaces and other buildings from the medieval age remain. Overnight stay in Burgos.

 

 

DAY 04

LOURDES


After breakfast, you will continue to a long distance tour to Lourdes. Our Lady of Lourdes had appeared to Bernadette Soubirous on a total of eighteen occasions, Lourdes has developed into a major place of Roman Catholic pilgrimage and of miraculous healings. The 150th Jubilee of the first apparition took place on 11 February 2008 with an outdoor mass attended by approximately 45,000 pilgrims. After lunch visit holy sites in Lourdes.The Virgin Mary appeared to a 14 year old girl, Bernadette. Lourdes today welcomes more than 5 million visitors annually from 150 countries. Visit the three main Basilicas, pray at the Grotto and drink water from the miraculous spring. Visit Holy churches and Sights. Our lady of Lourdes is a title of the Blessed Virgin Mary invoked by Catholics in honour of the Marian apparitions which are said to have taken place before various individuals on separate occasions around Lourdes. Visit Sacre Coeur to see the Baptismal font where St. Bernadette was baptized. Visit the healing waters. These are 7 pools with water coming from the Miracle Source. Free time for religious activities like Confession, Holy dip. Later join the Candle Light Procession in Lourdes. Overnight stay in Lourdes

 

 

DAY 05

LOURDES– PARIS


Welcome to the Glamour Capital of the world - Paris known for Fashion houses, Art museums, Elegant Avenues, Beautiful Monuments…. .!!!!

After buffet breakfast ,free time for religious activities like Holy Mass, Confession and holy dip in Lourdes.Our Lady of Lourdes had appeared to Bernadette Soubirous on a total of eighteen occasions, Lourdes has developed into a major place of Roman Catholic pilgrimage and of miraculous healings. Later transfer in long distance transfer from Lourdes to Paris by train. Upon arrival in Paris transfer to hotel. Check in and retire for an overnight stay in Paris.

 

DAY 06

PARIS CITY TOUR

 

Enjoy the sights of Paris on a guided city tour.

Enjoy a breathtaking view of Paris from the top of Eiffel Tower (3rd Level)

 

 Today after breakfast proceed to and proceed by Le Shuttle to the glamorous city of Paris. Visit Champs Elysee, Arc de Triomphe,The Opera, Petit Palais and Grand Palais, Les Invalids and visit Notre Dame Cathedral. Then visit the Shrine of Saint Vincent de Paul. His body was buried beneath the choir of the church. Vincent De Paul canonized on 1737 by Pope Clement XII. His heart though remained perfectly incorrupt and is now encased in a reliquary in the chapel where the apparition of the Miraculous Medal happened and where another incorrupt body of the Visionary of the apparition, St. Catherine Laboure also rests. Then visit Chapel of our Lady of Miraculous Medal and view the incorrupt body of St. Catherine Labouret whose guardian angel led her to the chapel where the blessed virgin displayed a vision of the Medal of the Immaculate Conception, is a medal, the design of which was originated by Saint Catherine Labouré following her reported vision of the Blessed Virgin Mary and made by goldsmith Adrien Vachette. The virgin promised bountiful graces for all who wore these Miraculous Medals.  Then visit to Sacre Cour Basilica, the basilica of sacred heart of Jesus. Next, we proceed to visit the top of the Eiffel Tower (3rd level), from where you will have a splendid view of this beautiful city. Later, enjoy a romantic seine cruise as we sail past some of the historical monuments on the river Seine. Overnight stay in Paris.

 

 DAY 07

GERMANY – BLACK FOREST AND COCKOO CLOCKS


On to HofgutSternen-heart of the Black Forest.

See Cuckoo Clock demonstration

After the breakfast we drive into HofgutSternen in Germany. The HofgutSternen is situated in the picturesque Hell's Valley (Höllental), directly at the mouth of the Ravenna Gorge. Here you'll be able to enjoy nature all around you. This is the heart of the Black Forest, surrounded by dark fir forests, fairy tale woods and flowering meadows. Titisee synonymous with the Black Forest Cake and home to the Cuckoo Clocks. This place is famous for Cuckoo Clock. Get invited for a free demonstration and buy one for your home. Entrance to Cuckoo clock workshop with a guide. Later Dinner and overnight stay in Germany.

 


DAY 08

RHINE FALLS - MT TITLIS


View the spectacular Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen

Mt. Titlis with its beautiful scenery and an adventurous ride up the snow-clad Swiss Alps in Rotair - the world's first revolving cable-car

After the breakfast we drive we proceed to Schaffhausen to visit the Rhine Falls-the largest waterfalls in Europe. This location has been specially chosen for you to get a real feel of Switzerland between the cantons of Schaffhausen and Zürich. Later enjoy your time in Engelberg. After a hot lunch at Panorama restaurant in Mt.Titlis you will visit the world famous Mt. Titlis. On a hair –raising and unforgettable ride to the top of Swiss Alps at 3020 m /10000 ft (30 K.M). You will switch three different cable cars, and be amazed as the scenery changes from green meadows and scenic lakes to snow clad mountains. The last leg of the ride is one of the famous Rotair, which is the world’s first revolving cable car, on which you will get an incredibly panoramic view of the surrounding glaciers, mountains and scenery. Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel Terrace or similar

 


DAY 09

LIECHTENSTEIN– AUSTRIA

SWAROVSKI CRYSTAL MUSEUM –TRAIN RIDE IN VADUZ


Memorable Train ride in Vaduz…. .!!!!

Onto Innsbruck, in picturesque Austria at the crossroads of Europe

Visit Swarovski Museum - the headquarters of crystals.

 

 After the breakfast proceed to Liechtenstein. Liechtenstein is a small, alpine German-speaking country doubly landlocked by Switzerland and Austria. It is the last remnant of the Holy Roman Empire and an independent nation with very close ties to Switzerland. It enjoys a very high standard of living and is home to some incredibly beautiful mountain scenery. The principality's capital, Vaduz, is mainly a modern city and a major centre of commerce and international banking.Enjoy your time in train ride in Vaduz. Memorable train ride along the side of Rhine River. After lunch drive to picturesque Austria. Arrive in Innsbruck and proceed for an orientation tour of this beautiful city.  Visit the the world-famous Swarovski Crystal Museum. Enjoy a fascinating experience in to the 'world of crystals'. An experience that leaves you amazed at the dazzling glitter as you walk through this museum. A great opportunity to buy a souvenir for your family.Tonight enjoy a dinner especially prepared for you. Overnight at Hotel Alphotel or similar, in Innsbruck




DAY 10

VENICE – PADUA


After breakfast transfer from Innsbruck to the Basilica of St. Antony of Padua in Italy. St.Anthony is buried in a chapel within the large Basilica built to honour him, where his tongue is displayed for veneration in a large reliquary. For, when his body was exhumed thirty years after his death, it was claimed that the tongue glistened and looked as if it was still alive and moist; apparently a further claim was made that this was a sign of his gift of preaching. St.Anthony was canonized by Pope Gregory IX on 30 May 1232, at Spoleto, Italy, less than one year after his death. St.Antony is venerated all over the world as the Patron Saint for lost articles, and is credited with many miracles involving lost people, lost things and even lost spiritual goods. The original Basilica of St.Antony was built in 1725 by the local Italian community of Istanbul, but was later demolished and replaced with the current building which was constructed on the same location. The current Basilica was built between 1906 and 1912 in Venetian Neo-Gothic style. Visit St. Mark’s Basilica of St.Luke. After lunchproceed to Venice. Later enjoy the public boat transfer to the heart of traditional city of Venice, Visit the St.Mark’s Square and St.Mark Cathedral. And the tomb of St.Mark inside this basilica. Then we will enjoy a guided walking tour heading to the glass blowing demonstration in Murano Glass Showroom. Overnight stay in Crowne Plaza or similar in Padua.

 

 

DAY 11

FLORANCE – PISA

 

Pisa the wonders of the World

After breakfast proceed to Pisa, the wonders of the world. The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its unintended tilt to one side. It is situated behind the Cathedral and is the third oldest structure in Pisa's Cathedral Square after the Cathedral and the Baptistery. The tower's tilt began during construction, caused by an inadequate foundation on ground too soft on one side to properly support the structure's weight. The tilt increased in the decades before the structure was completed, and gradually increased until the structure was stabilized (and the tilt partially corrected) by efforts in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. The height of the tower is 55.86 m (183.27 ft) from the ground on the low side and 56.70 m (186.02 ft) on the high side. The width of the walls at the base is 4.09 m (13.42 ft) and at the top 2.48 m (8.14 ft). Its weight is estimated at 14,500 metric tons (16,000 short tons). Later proceed to Rome. Dinner and overnight stay in Overnight at Hotel Park California or Similar in Pisa.

 


DAY 12

FLORANCE – PISA

 

 After breakfast we proceed from Pisa to Assisi, Assisi is the land of St. Francis and St.Clare. Here we visit the ‘Porziuncula’ (the first Franciscan house), the place of his death,his house and the thorn-less rose garden. Visit the Tomb Basilica of St. Francis including the tombs of St. Francis and his disciples. This is world’s first Basilica in the name of a saint. Lower and upper Basilicas are filled with world famous frescoes and depict the lives of Jesus and St.Francis. Later we visit the Church of St.Clare and the famous cross of San Damiano. After lunch transfer to Rome.Visit the famous Colosseum (Outside view), St. Mary Major Basilica,Tiber river , Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain , Circus Maximus, Plaza Venezia.Then Monument of Victor Emmanuel II. Then visit Trevi Fountain. We will also see Arch de Constantine, the Arch of Augustus, The Circus Maximus & other important Roman Monuments. Later enjoy an Indian dinner. Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel President / Palace / Best Western or similar, in Rome.

 



 DAY 13

ROME CITY TOUR


Visit the world's smallest country - the Vatican City which includes the Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel and the magnificent St. Peter's Basilica.


After breakfast, proceed for a full day guided city tour of Rome. Vatican is the smallest country in the world or as one says a country within a country. We proceed to St.Peter’s Square for Papal Audience. (Subject to the availability of Pope) Papal Audience are held on Wednesdays if the Pope is in Rome, giving pilgrims and visitors the chance to "see the Pope" and receive the Papal Blessing or Apostolic Blessing from the successor of the Apostle Peter during their visit.Then visit Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St.Peter’s Basilica. Then visit the Monument of Victor Emmanuel II and St. John Lateran basilica, one of the major Basilicas in Rome. The ‘Scala Santa’ (Holy steps) located across the street where you may climb the same steps Our Lord climbed on the way to see Pontius Pilate and then visit St.Helena Church to see ‘Santa Cross in Gerusalemme’ (Holy Cross of Jerusalem), fragments of Holy Cross, One nail, part of the inscription INRI, We owe these valuable relics to St.Helena, the mother of Emperor, Constantine. & other important Roman Monuments. Later enjoy a dinner. Overnight at Hotel President / Palace / Best Western or similar, in Rome.

 



DAY 14

ROME

 

Sweet Memories of grand European Pilgrimage !!!!

 

After breakfast free time for shopping.Then continue towards Flumicino International Airport Rome for final departure. Departs from Rome at 15.25 in Emirates Airline Flight EK0098 and arrive Dubai at 23.15 hrs.

 



DAY 15

DUBAI - KOCHI

 

Connect Emirates Airways EK0530 from Dubai International Airport to Kochi International Airport at 03.20 hrs. Arrive Kochi International Airport 08.55 A.M with sweet memories of the Grand European Tour

 

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  • Return Air ticket  and Schengen Visa
  • Accommodation in Premium 3/4 Star hotels on Twin / Double share basis.
  • T.G.V Train and Cruise Tickets
  • Buffet breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
  • Sightseeing in Deluxe AC Coaches
  • Veg and Non Veg Meals as per the itinerary
  • 1 bottle drinking water per person per day
  • Tips to the Driver and Guide
  • Medical Insurance up to 60 yrs.
  • All sightseeing, entrance fees, transfers  as mentioned above
  • Tour Escorts from Fortune Tours
  • City Tax in Italy and France
  • Service tax 3.09 %

•             Passport charges.

•             Expenses of additional/optional tours.

•             Any expenses of personal nature such as laundry expenses, wines, mineral water, Porterage charges, food and drink not in the regular menu, mini bar, telephone … etc.

•             Meals other than what is mentioned in the itinerary

•             Food and drink not forming the part of group Menus

•             Cost of Airport transfers of the guests and additional airport transfers if any

•             Any Increase in the fuel surcharge or any kind of taxes levied by the respective government or statutory bodies.

Extra stay pre/post tour.

•             Any extra expenses incurred for changing the route due to any unforeseen circumstances, forced majeure instances, natural calamities, political disturbances, flight delays, strikes etc.

•             Extra cost incurred due to illness, accident, hospitalization or any Individual unforeseen cost incurring incidence.

•             Any private transfers taken to move from one place to another instead of coach.

•             Any add-on sightseeing/ sightseeing done twice /activities along with transfers if done other than mentioned in the tour program.

•             Anything not specifically mentioned in 'Your Tour Cost  Includes Column'

 

Health and Insurance

Overseas Travel Insurance is mandatory for European countries to get visa. It covers protection from any expenses such as medical, legal, hospitalization, accident…… etc. and it is included in the tour cost. The Tour cost does not include overseas Medical Insurance of age above 70 years. Additional cost of Medical Insurance for the passengers above 70 years as under.  These additional charges will have to be borne by the passengers.

     

Age 

Rate

 

 71 - 72 yrs

Rs. 1437

 

 73 - 74 yrs

Rs. 1584

 

 75 - 76 yrs

Rs. 1846

 

 77 - 78 yrs

Rs. 2202

 

 79 - 80 yrs

Rs. 2396

 

 81 - 85 yrs

Rs. 3593

 

 

 

 

Reservation

Reservation could be made through mail, Fax or Phone clearly stating the services required. We take the undertaking process of these reservations and duly confirm the arrangements


Cancellation Policy

A cancellation charge of 50% of the tour cost will be applicable for the passengers canceling before 15 days of departure and 100 % of the tour cost will be levied as the cancellation charge for the cancellations within 15 days prior to the departure.


 

Period of Cancellation

Cancellation Charges

 
 

15 Days before departure

50% of the Tour Cost

 
 

Within 14 days prior to departure

100 % of the Tour Cost