Fatima , Santiago de Compostela, S.Francisco Xavier, Saint Inacio de Loyola and Saint Teresa D´Avila home places, Lady of Zaragoza and Guadalupe, the big route of the faith.
1stday – HB - Lisbon / Fatima
Transfer from Lisbon airport to Fatima, one of the famous shrine centers of Europe. Dinner and accommodation in a chosen hotel.
2nd day – FB - Fatima
Breakfast at hotel. Full day visit of the sanctuary of Holy Lady and the apparitions chapel. Time for attending the mass and follow the daily ceremonies and visit the tombs of the 3 little children . Lunch. In the afternoon, visit the small village where they lived. Dinner and accommodation.
3rd day – FB – Fatima / Braga / Santiago de Compostela
Breakfast at hotel. Depart to north, lunch and visit of Braga, a religious center of Portugal since the middle age, and a great rival of Compostela since the 11th century.Visit of the Cathedral Of Braga, the oldest in Portugal, and the sanctuary of Senhora do Monte, a remarkable example of the baroque stlye. Lunch. Continue to Compostela crossing the border to Spain. Dinner and accommodation.
4th day – FB – Santiago de Compostela
Breakfast at hotel. Full day visit of the city ,the old quarters and the basilica of Santiago and its treasures , one of the most important places of pilgrimages for more than 1000 years of the Christianity. Lunch and dinner. Accommodation.
5th day –FB – Santiago / Bilbao
After breakfast we will continue our journey driving along the Cantabrique coast, until Bilbao. Lunch on the way in a local restaurant. Dinner and accommodation in Bilbao.
6th day – FB – Bilbao / Loyola / Xavier / Pamplona
Breakfast at hotel. Short visit of Bilbao, continue to Loyola/Azpetia to visit the house and home place of Saint Ignacio the founder of the Jesuit order. Lunch in a local restaurant. Continue to Xavier Castle, home place of the famous missionary and also co-founder of the Jesuit order with Ignacio. In both places are important museums dedicated to the life and times of those saints. Continue to Pamplona. Dinner and accommodation.
7th day – FB – Pamplona / Zaragoza/ Avila
Breakfast at hotel. Depart to Zaragoza, visit the Basilica of Nossa Sra do Pilar, also one of the most popular places for the devotion of Mary. Lunch. Continue to Avila, dinner and accommodation.
8th day – FB – Avila / Alba de Tormes / Salamanca / Guadalupe
Breakfast at hotel. Visit of the walled city of Avila, where the Saint Teresa lived and remain its rests. The convent and the Cathedral . Depart to Alba de Tormes, visit of the homeland of Teresa. Continue to Salamanca. Lunch and visit of the city with the old and new cathedrals from the XII and XVI centuries, plus the University. Continue to Guadalupe. Dinner and accommodation
9th day – FB – Guadalupe / Lisbon
Breakfast at hotel. Morning visit of the Monastery and museum of the black lady of Guadalupe, another popular and important image of Mary that Kings and conquerors of American, like Cortez having a special devotion. Lunch . Continue to Lisbon . dinner and accommodation at hotel.
10th day - Lisbon
After breakfast , morning city tour of Lisbon. The old and historical center like Belem distrit with the two most important monuments, Belém tower and Hieronymus Monastery. Afternoon free.
11th day – Lisbon
After breakfast , transfer to airport