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Join this Europe Tour with Fatima during the majestic 100th Year miracle anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima this 2017. Millions of pilgrims from all over the world are expected in this celebration.

DAY 01     DEPART MANILA

NAIA check-in at Emirates Airlines for your flight to Lisbon with transit in Dubai. Enjoy luxurious meals and entertainment on board. 

DAY 02     LISBON – FATIMA

Arrive Lisbon, meet and transfer to Fatima with panoramic tour of Lisbon. Welcome to Fatima, a town in Portugal which is well known for the Apparition of Our Lady in 1917. Dinner and overnight at hotel. Hotel: Fatima (or similar) 

DAY 03     FATIMA

Breakfast at hotel. Let us all be one in celebration of 100th year anniversary of Apparition of Our Lady with Holy Mass, Rosary prayers and adoration at the Apparition chapel. Pay homage to the tombs of three visionaries: Sister Lucia, Francesco and Jacinta at the Basilica. See the Museum at the modern Shrine. Drive to the house of Francisco and Jacinta, Angels’ Hill and the nearby souvenir shops of locally produced items. After dinner, you may opt to join the evening candlelight procession. Overnight at hotel. Hotel: Fatima (or similar) 

DAY 04     FATIMA – PORTO – SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to the coastal city of Porto where the best wines are locally produced. Proceed to Santiago de Compostela for dinner and overnight.  Hotel: Gran Hotel Sercotel Los Abetos (or similar) 

DAY 05     SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

Breakfast at hotel. Morning city tour includes the visit to the Cathedral which is surrounded with plazas: the grand Praza do Obradoiro; Praza de Fonseca; the Colexio de Fonseca with beautiful Renaissance courtyard – the original seat of Santiago’s university (founded in 1495); and Prazas das Praterias with majestic Fuente de los Caballos fountain (1829). Walk to Casa do Cabildo (1758) for more café-lined and souvenir shops. Most of all Santiago de Compostela is known for the culmination of Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route. Allegedly, it is the burial site of St James the Apostle, within the Catedral de Santiago de Compostela, which was consecrated in 1211. Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.  Hotel: Gran Hotel Sercotel Los Abetos (or smiliar) 

DAY 06     SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA – OVIEDO – BILBAO

Breakfast at hotel. Early morning drive to the capital of Principality of Asturias, Oviedo. Proceed to Bilbao, the de facto Capital of Basque country for dinner and overnight. Hotel: Novotel Bilbao Exhibition Center (or similar) 

DAY 07     BILBAO – LOURDES

Breakfast at hotel. Today is a great day to celebrate Valentine’s Day! Cross country drive from Spain to France. Proceed to Lourdes – a town in the midi-pyrenness of southwest France, where on 1858, Virgin Mary appeared to Saint Bernadette in the Grotto of Massabielle. Today, the Sanctuaries of Notre Dame is a major pilgrimage site. Upon arrival, time free for personal devotion. Attend Mass, bathe in the holy spring and/or visit the house of Saint Bernadette and the Cachot, Basilica and the Grotto. Attend the colorful and solemn candlelight procession in the evening. Dinner and overnight. Hotel: Panorama Lourdes (or similar) 

DAY 08    LOURDES – NARBONNE – MARSEILLE

After breakfast, drive to Marseille, the port city of southern France via Narbonne. Dinner at International restaurant. Hotel: Mercure Marseille Centre Vieux Port 

DAY 09     MARSEILLE – TURIN

After breakfast, another cross country drive from France to Italy. Arrive in Turin, the capital city of Piedmont northern Italy. Visit the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, where the Holy Shroud is kept – “An image that everyone sees but no one can explain,” according to Saint John Paul II; “It corresponds to everything that the Gospel say of Jesus,” according to Pope Benedict XVI.  Dinner and overnight. Hotel: NH Torino Lingotto Tech (or similar) 

DAY 10     TURIN – SERRAVALLE SCRIVIA – MILAN

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to McArthur Glen Outlet. It’s a wholeday free to shop for top of the line brands – in the fashion capital of the world. Dinner and overnight. Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Milan (or similar) 

DAY 11     MILAN

Breakfast at hotel. Morning city tour of Milan – the global capital of fashion and design. Visit the Duomo (Cathedral) and Santa Maria delle Grazie Convent, where Leonardo da Vinci’s fresco “The Last Supper” prove centuries of art and culture. Afternoon free for individual activities. Dinner and overnight. Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Milan (or similar) 

DAY 12     MILAN – SANTA MARGHERITA LIGURE PORTIFINO – PISA – ROME

Breakfast at hotel. Morning city tour of Santa Margherita Ligure, in the heart of the Italian Riviera. Embark on a boat to visit the promontory in Portofino, one of the exclusive ports in Europe. Tour continues towards Pisa. Walk to Piazza Dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles) for selfies with the well known Leaning Tower of Pisa. Drive to Rome for dinner and overnight. Hotel: Best Western President Rome (or similar) 

DAY 13     ROME

Breakfast at hotel. See the Holy Doors of Saint Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. Entrance to Colosseum including Palatine and Roman Forum, vie of via Cavour. Dinner and overnight. Hotel: Best Western President Rome or similar) 

DAY 14     ROME – SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO

Breakfast at hotel. Drive to San Giovanni Rotondo to visit the Shrine of Padre Pio. Franciscan Pio of Pietrelcina, was a friar, stigmatist and mystic – one of the most popular saint of the century. This Shrine is considered as one of the most visited pilgrim site in the world. Time free for private devition, see his relics at the museum in the old church while the new church houses his tomb. Dinner and overnight. Hotel: Vittoria (or similar) 

DAY 15     SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO – ROME – MANILA

Breakfast at hotel. Time free until transfer to Fiumicino Airport for departure flight back to Manila. 

DAY 16     ARRIVAL MANILA

Arrival in Manila. End of Tour. 

**END OF TOUR**

 TOUR COST

US$ 3,988.00  Minimum 30 passengers
US$ 988.00 per person on single occupancy

TOUR COST INCLUDES:

  • Roundtrip Economy Airfare
  • Hotel accommodation based on 3-4 star
  • Daily breakfast inside hotel
  • Dinner (restaurant/hotel)
  • Sightseeing tours specified in itinerary
  • Entrances to most sights
  • Local guide during tour
  • Private Long Distance Motorcoach Services

DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Lunch & Beverages / Drinks during meals
  • City taxes where applicable
  • Porterage
  • Tips to porters and waiters

VISA REQUIREMENTS

  • Application Forms
  • Passport valid for 6 months
  • 2 copies of recent passport size pictures
  • Original Bank Certificate
  • Bank Certificate & Bank Statement
  • Certificate of Employment with Leave of Absence & Salary Declaration
  • ITR (latest Income Tax Return)
  • Photocopy of NSO Birth Certificate
  • Travel Insurance valid for 45 days

Additional if self employed:

  • Copy of Business Registration
  • ITR of the Business

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