Catholic Pilgrimage Lourdes Italy

Visit The Best Of France & Italy

A special Jubilee Year Pilgrimage to France and Italy. Pray in Lourdes where Mary appeared to a young shepherd girl, visit the fortress city of Carcassone. See Avignon and the old Papal palace. Tour Nice on the French Riviera. See the Rennaisance artworks of Florence. Visit St Francis’ town of Assisi and spend three nights in Eternal Rome.

Join us on a spiritual journey of self-discovery and renewal as we embark on a pilgrimage to a sacred destination. Whether you are seeking solace, seeking answers, or simply looking to connect with nature and find inner peace, this pilgrimage is the perfect opportunity for you.

Together, we will walk to the holy sites, and partake in meaningful, and spiritual ceremonies. This journey will not only nourish your soul but also provide a sense of community and connection with like-minded individuals.

Join us on this transformative experience and open your heart to new possibilities and a deeper understanding of yourself and the world around you. Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to embark on a journey of spiritual growth and enlightenment. Let's walk together towards a deeper connection with the sacred.

September 15 - 25, 2025

from $5369/person

Join us on this 11 days Lourdes & Italy visiting the best of France and Italy!

ūüĎČYou will see Lourdes, Carcassone, Avignon, Nice, Florence, Assisi, Rome and much more!

We depart from Los Angeles, CA

Your Pilgrimage Journey Starts Here...

Travel Details

Tour guide speaking to the group

ITINERARY

DAY 1 - DEPART USA

DAY 2 - ARRIVE IN FRANCE

DAY 3 - FRANCE/LOURDES

DAY 4 - LOURDES/CARCASONNE/AVIGNON

DAY 5 - AVIGNON/NICE

DAY 6 - NICE/FLORENCE

DAY 7 -FLORENCE/ASSISI

DAY 8 - ASSISI/ROME

DAY 9 - ROME

DAY 10 - ROME/PAPAL AUDIENCE

DAY 11- DEPART ROME TO USA OR Depart on an extension (Add on)

 

Your Flights

Los Angeles To France

Rome to Los Angeles

ONLY $500 DEPOSIT PER PERSON

Your Destinations

You will see Lourdes, Carcassone, Avignon, Nice, Florence, Assisi, Rome and much more!

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Pilgrimage Transportation Bus

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

All Inclusive Pricing, First Class & Select Hotels, Most Meals, Transportation, All service charges, value added taxes and Gov't Taxes, Entrance and Program Fees, Guided Tours, International Airfare from SFO, Airport Transfers,

DAY TO DAY ITINERARY

DAY 1 - DEPART USA

Your Pilgrimage Journey starts with  an overnight flight from San Francisco.

Relax and enjoy the flight.

Pilgrimage Fly the sky
Map of France

Day 2 - Arrive in France

You will be welcomed when you arrive in France. Proceed to the shrine city of Lourdes where Mary appeared to a young shepherd girl.

Day 3 - Arrive France/Lourdes

Visit the Grotto of Apparitions and the Rosary Basilica. Attend the Blessed Sacrament Procession and the Torch light Procession. Time for reflection.

The Sanctuary of our Lady Church in Lourdes France
A fort in Carcassone

DAY 4 - Lourdes/Carcassone/ Avignon

Drive through the Languedoc Province to Carcassone. See the best-preserved medieval fortress in Europe. On to the medieval town of Avignon.

Day 5 - Avignon/Nice

 

Visit the imposing Palais des Papes and Notre Dame Cathedral. Continue through Provence to the resort city of Nice on the French Riviera. Tour the old town and drive on the famous Promenade des Anglais.

Palace of the popes view in Avignon, France
The old town in Nice, France

Day 6 - Nice/Florence

Cross the border into Italy and drive to beautiful art-filled, cradle of the Renaissance.

Day 7 - Florence/Assisi

 

Morning sightseeing includes the Piazza della Signoria, where the Neptune Fountain stands, Giotto‚Äôs Bell Tower, the baptistry with Ghiberti‚Äôs bronze ‚ÄúGates of Paradise‚ÄĚ doors and the Academia housing Michel-angelo‚Äôs statue of David. This afternoon, depart for Assisi.

From nice to Florence italy
Basilica of St Francis view

Day 8 - Assisi/Rome

In the city of St. Francis, visit the Basilica of St Francis, Santa Maria degli Angeli and the Church of St. Clare. Drive to Rome, center of our Catholic faith. On our three-night stay we'll celebrate the Holy Year of Hope, and receive the Plenary Indulgence.

Day 9 - Rome

Morning visit of Vatican City including the Vatican Museum and Gallery, and the Sistine Chapel with Michaelangelo’s renowned frescoes. End your tour at the Basilica of St. Peter. This afternoon, explore "Ancient" Rome. See the legendary Trevi Fountain and the mighty Colosseum.

Inside Vatican Museum
The St Peter's Basilica

Day 10 - Rome - Papal Audience

This morning attend the Papal Audience with Our Holy Father. This afternoon visit the Basilicas of St. Mary, St John Lateran, St. Paul's outside the Walls, and the Catacombs.

Day 11 - Depart Rome to U.S.A.

Board your return flight to the USA bringing the amazing memories from the pilgrimage with you.

Pilgrimage Fly the sky
The Basilica of St Paul
An evening procession at the Sanctuary of out Lady Church in Lourdes, France

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Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT CAN I EXPECT UPON ARRIVAL?

  • Make sure you are wearing your name badge -this aids in identifying you with your group!
  • Go through customs and passport control then collect your luggage.
  • If you have missing or damaged luggage, fill out paperwork with the airline before leaving the baggage claim area.
  • Exit baggage claim area, watch for¬† signs ‚Äď guides will remain in the area to locate guests
  • Follow guide instructions for transferring to the bus and loading luggage.

ROOMMATES

  • Tour pricing is per person, based on double occupancy.
  • If requested, we can try to match you with a roommate, however, we cannot guarantee one will be available.
  • If you request a single room or a roommate cannot be found, the single room supplement will be added to your account.
  • If your cancellation results in your roommate having a single room, your cancellation penalty will include coverage of their single room supplement charge

CLOTHING 

  • Layer your clothing and keep it casual.¬†¬†No ‚Äėdress up‚Äô events are scheduled.
  • Comfortable walking shoes are a must.
  • Some religious sites such as monasteries¬†require your knees & shoulders be covered (applies to both men & women).
  • A sweater or¬†jacket is recommended.

HOTEL ROOMS 

  • Rooms have private showers, TV, phone,¬†wifi¬†(check with hotel concerning access & possible fees)
  • Most hotels have¬†blow¬†dryers.¬†¬†Check hotel website for details.
  • Double Rooms are made up of either two single beds or one double bed
  • Single rooms are smaller than double rooms and have only one single bed.

MEDICATION 

  • Most medications (prescriptions or supplements) are permitted for international travel, however,¬†always check with TSA for current allowances and restrictions:¬†¬†¬†TSA Medical Allowances
  • Bring medication in its original container if possible.
  • A written prescription of your medication(s) in generic form from your physician will assist in getting an emergency re-fill if needed while out of the country.
  • Notify our office asap¬†¬†if you have medication that requires refrigeration.

GRATUITIES AND LOVE OFFERINGS 

  • Prepaid gratuities are covered for the hotel staff (porters, dining, housekeeping, front desk)
  • Additional tipping is appropriate for additional or special services requested from the hotel staff.
  • Tips are appropriate when eating out.
  • Tips are appreciated when using certain restrooms (Your guide will let you know when this is expected.).
  • Voluntary Love Offerings for your guide and driver will be collected towards the end of your trip.¬†¬†Suggested Amounts for Love Offerings ‚Äď Guide-$6 per person, per day; Driver-$3 per person, per day.

PHOTOGRAPHY 

If you plan on taking pictures:

  • Make sure you have plenty of memory or the ability to download your pictures.
  • Bring extra batteries or battery backup.
  • Be aware that certain sites do not allow photography and/or video- or may charge for the privilege.¬†¬†Your guide will keep you informed of such restrictions.

VACCINATIONS 

  • While vaccinations are not required for most destinations, you must¬†always verify current requirements for your destination. ¬†¬†¬†For this information¬†we suggest: ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†CDC Travel Info
  • You may also wish to consult your physician for his/her personal advice for you.

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