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GRAN TOUR DE CAPILLAS DE MARIAN

13 days/12 nights – Madrid/Lourdes/Bilbao/Garabandal/Santiago/Fatima/Lisbon/Toledo
Gran marian shrines tour

DÍA 1 MADRID Transfer to hotel. Cena y alojamiento en el hotel. DÍA 2 MADRID Breakfast dinner and overnight at hotel. […]

DÍA 1 MADRID

Transfer to hotel. Cena y alojamiento en el hotel.

DÍA 2 MADRID

Breakfast dinner and overnight at hotel. Guiada por la mañana visita de la ciudad, visita panorámicamente algunos de sus principales avenidas y fuentes monumentales (Cibeles, Neptuno), as well as the famous and busy “Plaza Mayor” (Plaza principal) y el casco antiguo, visita interior del Museo del Prado, probably the best collection of classic painters of the world. Resto del día libre.

DÍA 3 MADRID-ZAFAGOZA-LOURDES

Desayuno en hotel. ZARAGOZA Stop for guided visit , for walk in the Pilar Square, where the local citizens congregate for important events, and where there are the main monuments: Pilar Basilic, Seo, XVIth cent. Lonja (old market),… LOURDES Dinner and overnight at hotel.

DÍA 4 LOURDES

Desayuno, cena y alojamiento en el hotel. Day free for religious activities.

DÍA 5 LOURDES-SAN SEBASTIAN-LOYOLA-BILBAO

Desayuno en hotel. SAN SEBASTIAN Thiscity is located in a privileged position, along a white sandy bay between two hills. The old townis situated near the picturesque harbor. (It is possible and we suggest a guided tour). LOYOLA (Azpeitia) The land birth of San Ignacio de Loyola the founder of the Jesuist religious order. Stop to visit the San Ignacio de Loyola Monastery. BILBAO Dinner and overnight at hotel.

DÍA 6 BILBAO-GARABANDAL

Desayuno en hotel. The old downtown is full of old character streets. The shape and ultra modern architecture of the Guggenheim modern art museum has become the symbol of the town. (It is possible and we suggest a guided tour) GARABANDAL Afternoon at leisure for religious activities where different apperance of the Virgin from 1961 recognized by the Pope Paul the VIth. Cena y alojamiento en el hotel.

DÍA 7 GARABANDAL-COVADONGA-SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

Desayuno en hotel. COVADONGA Stop to visit the Monastery basic in the history of Spain , due to considered the only point not conquered by Muslim armies in VIIIth century of the whole peninsule. From here the Christian kingdom started to ‘re-conquer’ the peninsule territory during 7 centuries! SANTIAGO de C. The city grew at the shadow of the cathedral, and the different bishops filled with churches in all art styles to compose a unique art ensemble declared ‘World Heritage Site’ by Unesco Dinner and overnight at hotel.

DÍA 8 SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

Desayuno, cena y alojamiento en el hotel. Guiada por la mañana visita de la ciudad, we will visit the extraordinary Cathedral, its museum and concluded with a panoramic tour. Rest of the day at leisure.

DÍA 9 SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA-OPORTO-FATIMA

Desayuno en hotel. OPORTO Afternoon guided city tour. The Ribeira quarter, declared Human Patrimony, distinguished to him for its coloured and decorated facades and the labyrinte of streets, in which is opened the Infante Dom Henrique square, with two representations of the spirit of the city, the St. Francisco Church and Stock Exchange Palace. We do not can leave Oporto without visiting one of its wine cellars, located to the other side of the river, in Vila Nova de Gaia, from where we have an extraordinary view of the city, the Douro and its bridges. FATIMA Dinner and overnight at hotel.

DÍA 10 FATIMA

Desayuno, cena y alojamiento en el hotel. Day free for religious activities.

DÍA 11 FATIMA-BATALHA-ALCOBAÇA-LISBON

Desayuno en hotel. BATALHA Magnificent XIVth century monastery ALCOBAÇA XIIIth century Abbey founded by the first king of Portugal LISBOA Afternoon guided city tour, we will visit its main avenues and squares, plenty of remains of when it was the capital of a huge empire all over the world (Brasil, Angola, Mozambique, Goa-India-, Macao –China-, Timor, …). We will visit inside the Monastery Dos Jeronimos masterpiece of the Portuguese art, ‘Manuelino’, and the tower of Belem. Cena y alojamiento en el hotel.

DÍA 12 LISBON-TOLEDO

Desayuno en hotel. TOLEDO (600 kms, 7 hours) It has been the capital of Spain and the royal residence in the XIII century. During this period, Muslim, Jews and Christians populations lived together peacefully turning it as a great cultural and monumental center. We will enjoy walking along its narrow streets where the history can be felt in the air. Cena y alojamiento en el hotel.

DÍA 13 TOLEDO-MADRID

Desayuno en hotel. (if time available we would suggest a guided city tour) MADRID airport (Arrival in about 100 minutes).

* This itinerary could be easily transformed and leaving Lisbon or Barcelona, or arriving Madrid/leaving Lisbon…

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