1st October 2024
Today we embark on our Journey to the lands of Christian history with an overnight flight to Spain. Prepare
yourself for a life-changing experience. Get some rest on the flight. Tomorrow you will be walking where the
2nd October 2024
Barcelona city half day morning tour including the Sagrada Familia & Gothic Quarter. Lunch in local restaurant.
In the afternoon, visit to Santa Maria de Montserrat is an abbey of the Order of Saint Benedict located on the
mountain of Montserrat Return to your hotel in Barcelona for evening dinner.
3rd October 2024
After breakfast we Depart from Barcelona to Valencia. Arrival in the afternoon to the Hotel Catalonia Excelsior.
In the afternoon well visit to Valencia city including the Cathedral. History meets art in the Cathedral of Valencia, a sanctuary for treasures such as the High Altars Renaissance frescoes (rediscovered in 2004 after remaining
hidden for centuries behind a dome), and what many believe is the Holy Chalice from which Jesus Christ drank
during the Last Supper.
4th October 2024
Depart from Valencia to Madrid after breakfast arriving in the city of Madrid in the early afternoon. Checking
into the 4 star Hotel NH Ribera del Manzanares for 2 nights. In the afternoon we visit The Cathedral of Saint
Mary the Royal of the Almudena, commonly known as the Almudena Cathedral for short, is a Roman Catholic
cathedral in Madrid, the capital city of Spain. It is the seat of the Archdiocese of Madrid before returning to the
hotel for dinner and free time.
5th October 2024
In the morning we visit Valle de los Caidos and Escorial on the outskirts of Madrid. The Valley of Cuelgamuros,
formerly known as Valley of the Fallen, is a monument in the Sierra de Guadarrama, near Madrid. The valley
contains a Catholic Basilica and a monumental memorial in the municipality of San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Free
afternoon in Madrid. In the afternoon, visit to Museum El Prado.
6th October 2024
In the morning we Transfer to Toledo, stop, and visit the city including cathedral of Toledo. As one of the mostvisited tourist attractions in Toledo, the cathedral is well-known for its magnificent medieval Gothic architecture,
as well as the famous artwork inside. Check in to the 4 star hotel Zentral Mayoral for overnight stay.
7th October 2024
Transfer to Granada. Arrival in the afternoon in 4 star hotel Occidental Granada for 2 nights. Visit The Alhambra
is a palace and fortress complex located in Granada, Andalusia, Spain. It is one of the most famous monuments of
Islamic architecture and one of the best-preserved palaces of the historic Islamic world, in addition to containing
notable examples of Spanish Renaissance architecture before returning to hotel for dinner.
8th October 2024
Visit to the city of Granada, including Cathedral and Royal Chapel the morning. The cathedral of Granada is
dedicated to the Virgin of the Incarnation. This grand 16th century church largely dates back to the Renaissance
and is 115 metres long and 67 metres wide. The Capilla Real, the Royal burial chapel, abuts the cathedral and can
be visited separately. Afternoon for a walking visit of the Albaicin, the Old Quarter of Granada.
09th October 2024
After breakfast we Transfer to Sevilla. Arrival mid-morning and check in to the 4 star HH Plaza de Armas for 2
nights. After check-in we will take a tour of the city including the Cathdral, Giralda and Alcazar in the afternoon.
The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the See, better known as Seville Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Seville, Andalusia, Spain. It was registered in 1987 by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, along with the adjoining
Alczar palace complex and the General Archive of the Indies.
10th October 2024
Morning excursion to Cordoba city Crdoba is famous around the world for its Great Mosque. Its historic old
town is a World Heritage site, full of little streets to be explored, courtyards full of flowers, inviting squares and
lively taverns where you can enjoy a good flamenco performance or try the local cuisine. Including visits to the
Mosque of Coroba and Alcazes. Free time in Seville in the afternoon.
11th October 2024
Transfer to Fatima. Arrival afternoon and check in to the 4 star Hotel Styler. After some relaxing time our guide
will take us on a tour of the sanctuary which will include visits to the following places: Basilica of Our Lady of the
Rosary - It was barely a decade after the apparitions that construction began on this church with its stirring NeoBaroque architecture. It is now home to the tombs of the shepherd children. Chapel of the Apparitions - considered as the heart of the Marian Shrine and where the Virgin Mary appeared in 1917. Basilica of the Most Holy
Trinity - built to accommodate the growing number of pilgrims arriving in Fatima. The basilica can accommodate
more than 8,000 pilgrims and boasts some magnificent works of liturgical art.
12th October 2024
Day in Fatima. Winding a way through the olive and cork trees of the Fatima countryside the Way of the Cross is
the path taken each day by the three shepherd children as they went to graze their herds. This morning we will visit
the sites associated with the apparitions and three shepherd children. Loca do Cabeo - As the site of the first and
third apparitions of the Angel of Peace to the children of Fatima, Loca do Cabeo is a true place of reflection and
prayer. Valinhos - Between the 8th and 9th station of the Way of the Cross in the Path of the little Shepherds, there
is the place where the fourth apparition of Our Lady took place, on August 19th, 1917. Aljustrel - Here we will see
the late 19th century family houses of the children. In the backyard of Lucias house, we will see the famous well
associated with the second apparition of the Angel, in the summer of 1916. Church of St. Stephen - Our morning will end at the Hungarian Calvary where we will celebrate Mass in the church dedicated St. Stephen, King
of Hungary. We will enjoy an afternoon at leisure and after dinner attend the Candlelight Procession and Rosary
which take place each evening in the sanctuary.
13th October 2024
Transfer to Santiago stopping in Braga on the way to visit the Sanctuary of Bom Jesue do Monte. Arriving in Santiago de Compostela in late afternoon. Check-in to the 4 star Hotel Monumento San Francisco. Visit to Cathedral
and Old Town in the evening.
14th October 2024
This morning we will walk the last mile of the Camino de Santiago in the Spirit of St. James into Santiago to attend the Pilgrim mass and visit the many churches and museums. The Santiago de Compostela cathedral Basilica
is part of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela and is an integral component of the Santiago
de Compostela World Heritage Site in Galicia, Spain. The cathedral is the reputed burial place of Saint James the
Great, one of the apostles of Jesus Christ
15th October 2024
Morning transfer to Porto for flight home filled with the Peace and Hope of St. James, and a sense of tranquillity,
rejuvenation, and gratitude in our hearts.