24 Days Itinerary

DAY 01: Paris

DAY 01: PARIS
Assemble at Sahar airport. Board flight to Paris. Upon arrival in Paris you will be met by our representative who will guide you to the coach. Board the coach and set out for a half day tour of Paris. Here we will have a panoramic view of Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysees etc. Later we will visit Sacre Coeur & Eiffel Tower Level III (subject to availability). Later check into your hotel. After sometime to freshen up proceed to an Indian restaurant and enjoy an Indian dinner. After dinner, return to your hotel rooms for an overnight stay.

Overnight: Hotel Residome Massy or similar (D)

DAY 02: PARIS - Nevers

DAY 02: PARIS - NEVERS
Today, after a continental breakfast, check out and proceed to the Louvre Museum along with our guide. Here we view the famous Mona Lisa painting. Later we drive towards Nevers (242 kms – 4.00 hrs). Check in to your hotel. Later in the evening enjoy a local dinner and return to your rooms for an overnight stay.

Overnight: In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 03: Nevers – Bordeaux

DAY 03: NEVERS – BORDEAUX.
Today, after breakfast, check out and proceed towards the vineyard region of France Bordeaux (570kms – 9.30 hrs), upon arrival check in to your hotel. Enjoy a local dinner and return to your room for an overnight stay.

Overnight: In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 04: Bordeaux – Santander

DAY 04: BORDEAUX – SANTANDER.
Today, after breakfast, check out and proceed for a visit to vineyard. Here you will view different stages of wine making process. Later we will descend and proceed to Santander (430 kms – 7.00hrs.) Upon arrival check in to your hotel. Enjoy a local dinner and return to your room for an overnight stay.

Overnight: In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 05: Santander – Madrid

DAY 05: SANTANDER – MADRID.
Today, after breakfast, check out and proceed to Madrid (402kms – 6.30hrs.) On arrival we proceed for a guided tour down the wide tree-lined avenues to see the Puerto Del Sol, Gran Via, Paseo de la Castellana, Cibeles Fountain and the Cervantes Monument in the Plaza de España. View of Royal. Enjoy a local dinner and return to your room for an overnight stay.

Overnight: In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 06: Madrid – Fatima

DAY 06: MADRID – FATIMA
Today, after breakfast, check out and proceed to Fatima (558 kms – 8.20 hrs) Located in west central Portugal, in the region of Leiria, the small town of Fatima is one of the most visited Marian shrines in the world today. Enjoy a local dinner at hotel.

Overnight: In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 07: Half day Lisbon – Santarem - Fatime

DAY 07: HALF DAY LISBON – SANTAREM - FATIMA.
Today, after breakfast, check out and proceed to Lisbon (130 kms – 2.10 hrs) for a half day guided tour. Here you will visit St. George’s Castle, Jeronimos Monastery & Belem Tower. Later you will proceed to Santarem (81kms. – 1.15 hrs.), home of 13th century Eucharistic miracle. The shrine, in the Church of the Holy Miracle (Igreja do Santissimo Milagre), is one of the most famous of its kind and is visited by thousands of pilgrims. Later return to Fatima (61 kms – 1.20 hrs.) Upon arrival check in to your hotel. Enjoy a local dinner and return to your room for an overnight stay.

Overnight : In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 08: Fatima – Porto – Tui – Santiago

DAY 08: FATIMA – PORTO – TUI – SANTIAGO.
Today after breakfast, check out and proceed towards Oporto (192 kms – 3.0 hrs.). Oporto is Portugal’s second largest city and there is a certain feeling of rivalry towards Lisbon. But although its ancient roots have been preserved with pride, a modern and lively commerce makes it a thriving city and its traditional importance as an industrial center does not diminish the charm and character of its old quarters or even of the newer and busy avenues, shopping centers and quiet residential blocks. Here you will visit the Renaissance church of Santa Clara. You will later visit the convent where Mary and Jesus appeared to St. Lucia at Tui (120 kms – 2.00 hrs.) Later we proceed towards Santiago De Compostella (230 hrs. – 3.0 hrs). On arrival check in to your hotel. Enjoy a local dinner and retire to rooms for an overnight stay.

Overnight : In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 09: Santiago – Oviedo

DAY 09: SANTIAGO – OVIEDO.

Today after breakfast, you will proceed for a half day guided sightseeing tour of Santiago de Compostella. Santiago de Compostela is a World Heritage City, pilgrimage destination, cultural capital and example of historical, urban and environmental regeneration, which attracts thousands of visitors due to its singularity. Santiago de Compostella was one of the most important Christian pilgrimages during medieval times. It was considered one of three pilgrimages on which a plenary indulgence could be earned. It is believed that St. James's remains were carried by boat from Jerusalem to northern Spain where he was buried on the site of what is now the city of Santiago de Compostela. Later visit the city of Oviedo (330 kms – 6.00 hrs.) Here we visit preromasque shrine. Later check-in to your hotel. Enjoy a local dinner and return to your rooms for an overnight stay.

Overnight: In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 10: Oviedo – Cangas De Onis – Covadonga - Potes

DAY 10: OVIEDO – CANGAS DE ONIS – COVADONGA - POTES.
Today after breakfast, check out and proceed towards Cangas de onis ( 72 kms – 1.45 hrs) to view the Roman bridge. We continue our drive towards Covadonga (10 kms - .40 hrs). Here you will visit the Sanctuary of Covadonga, the Holy Cave, Visit Santo Torribio Monastery etc. Later in the evening you will proceed to Potes (84kms - 2.20 hrs.). Check in to your hotel. Enjoy a local dinner and return to your room for an overnight stay.

Overnight: In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 11: Potes – Garabandal - Lourdes

DAY 11: POTES – GARABANDAL - LOURDES.

Today, after breakfast, check out and proceed to Garabandal (60kms – 2hrs). San Sebastian de Garabandal, commonly called "Garabandal", is a rural village in the Pena Sagra mountain range of Northern Spain. Located in the autonomous community of Cantabria, about 600 meters above sea level. This is the village where first St. Michael the Archangel and then the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to four young schoolgirls in the village of Garabandal, from 1961 to 1965. The visitations numbered in the thousands, drew huge crowds, and featured supposed paranormal phenomena, much of it filmed or photographed, with thousands of witnesses. Later we will descend and proceed towards city of Eucharistic miracle Lourdes (450 kms. - 7.0 hrs.) Check in to your hotel. Enjoy a local dinner and return to your room for an overnight stay.

Overnight: In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 12: Lourdes

DAY 12: LOURDES
Today after breakfast, you will set out for a full day sightseeing tour of Lourdes. Here you will perform the Holy dip, visit Miraculous medal museum etc. Later in the evening join the candle light procession. After this return to your hotel. Enjoy a local dinner and return to your room for an overnight stay.

Overnight: In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 13: Lourdes – Avigon

DAY 13: LOURDES – AVIGNON

Today after breakfast, check out and proceed towards Avignon (497 kms – 7.0 hrs.) Here you will view the Papal Palace (outside view) Check in to your hotel. Enjoy a local dinner and return to your room for an overnight stay.

Overnight : In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 14: Avigon – Nice – Turin

DAY 14: AVIGNON – NICE – TURIN.
Today after breakfast, check out and begin you drive through the French Riviera to reach Nice (255 kms – 3.20hrs.) Here you will proceed on an orientation tour of Nice & Monte Carlo. Later continue your drive to Turin (280 kms – 3.30 hrs) Check in to your hotel. Enjoy a local dinner and return to your room for an overnight stay.

Overnight: In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 15: Turin - Lucerne

DAY 15: TURIN - LUCERNE

Today after breakfast, Check out and set for a visit to the Shroud. Later proceed towards Switzerland Lucerne (361 kms – 4.30 hrs.) On arrival check in to your hotel. Enjoy an Indian dinner and return to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Overnight: Hotel Terrace or similar

DAY 16: Lucerne – Mt. Titlis

DAY 16: LUCERNE – MT. TITLIS
Today after breakfast, proceed for an excursion to Mt. Titlis with Ice Flyer. You will proceed to Engelberg (36 kms. – 0.50 kms) Here you will take three different Cable Car to reach Mt. Titlis. Enjoy various rides and shopping on the peak . Later in the afternoon descend and proceed to Lucerne. Orientation tour of Lucerne (without guide). Enjoy an Indian dinner and return to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Overnight : Hotel Terrace or similar (B,D)

DAY 17: Lucerne - Jungfrau

DAY 17: LUCERNE - JUNGFRAU

Today after breakfast, proceed for an excursion to JUNGFRAU. Take a rack rail to Jungfrau. Experience & enjoy various activities on the pick. Descend & proceed to Interlaken. Orientation tour (without Guide) of Interlaken. Enjoy an Indian dinner and return to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Overnight: Hotel Terrace or similar (B,D)

DAY 18: Lucerne – Venice

DAY 18: LUCERNE – VENICE
Today, after breakfast check out and proceed on a long drive to Venice. (500 kms. – 7 hrs.) Enjoy an Indian dinner. Check in and retire for an overnight stay.

Overnight: Hotel Ambra or similar (B,D)

DAY 19: Half Day Venice

DAY 19: HALF DAY VENICE

Today, after breakfast check out and proceed towards Tronchetto Pier. Take a private boat to Venice. Here you will meet our expert local guide and set out for a walking tour of Venice island. Later proceed to Padova (42 kms. – 1.00 kms) Here you will visit St. Anthony’s Shrine. Later proceed to Florence (220 kms. – 3.00 hrs). Enjoy an Indian dinner. Check in and retire for an overnight stay.

Overnight: Hotel Modeno or similar (B,D)

DAY 20: Florence – Pisa – Assisi

DAY 20: FLORENCE – PISA – ASSISI
Today, after breakfast check out and proceed for a half day guided walking tour of Florence. Later proceed to Pisa (94 kms. 1.30 hrs.) View Leaning Tower of Pisa, one of the seven wonders of the world. Later proceed to Assisi (270 kms – 3.30 hrs.) Visit st. Francis’s shrine. Later Check in to your hotel. Enjoy a local dinner and return to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Overnight: In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 21: Assisi – Lanciano - Rotando

DAY 21: ASSISI – LANCIANO - ROTANDO

Today after breakfast, check out and proceed towards Lanciano (287kms/4.50 hrs) During Holy Mass, after the two-fold consecration, the host was changed into live Flesh and the wine was changed into live Blood, which coagulated into five globules, irregular and differing in shape and size. The Host-Flesh, as can be very distinctly observed today, has the same dimensions as the large host used today in the Latin church; it is light brown and appears rose-colored when lighted from the back. The Blood is coagulated and has an earthy color resembling the yellow of ochre. We proceed to visit the Shrine of St. Padre Pio in Rotando (158 kms – 2.50 hrs). The Shrine of Padre Pio is the second-most visited Catholic shrine in the world. It centers on the tomb of Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, a Capuchin friar, priest and mystic known for his devotion to God, care for the sick, and supernatural gifts. Enjoy an Indian dinner. Check in and retire for an overnight stay.

Overnight: In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 22: San Giovanni Rotondo – Naples

DAY 22: SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO – NAPLES
Today after breakfast, check out and proceed towards Naples (220 kms - 3.30hrs). Take a jetfoil to Anna Capri. Visit Anna Capri and the Blue Grotto (If weather permits). Later proceed towards North East to San Giovanni Rotondo. Check in to your hotel, enjoy a local dinner at the hotel and return to your room for an overnight stay.

Overnight : In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 23: Naples – Rome

DAY 23: NAPLES – ROME

Today after breakfast, check out and proceed towards Rome (223 kms – 3.30 hrs.) On arrival proceed for a half day guided city tour. Here we will view Coliseum (outside view), Trevi fountain etc. Enjoy an Indian dinner. Check in and retire for an overnight stay.

Overnight: In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 24: Full Day Vatican

DAY 24: FULL DAY VATICAN
Today after breakfast, proceed for a full day tour of Vatican. Today witness the Papal Audience. Later visit various sights. Enjoy an Indian dinner and return to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Overnight: In a superior tourist class hotel (B,D)

DAY 25: Rome - Mumbai

DAY 25: ROME - MUMBAI

Today after breakfast, check out and proceed towards the airport. Board your flight to Mumbai