Pilgrimage to Southern France

Go on a journey through the Catholic history of France and discover the beautiful landscape with its small villages. Visit the local sanctuaries and churches.

Lourdes (2 nights)
Arrive Pau airport; transfer to Lourdes: Visit the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes with the Rosary Basilica; attend the torchlight procession.

Carcassonne (1 night)
Continue via Toulouse to Carcassonne: Visit the historic fortified city of Carcassonne, the Church of the Jacobins and the Basilica of St. Nazare and St. Celse.

Aix en Provence (1 night)
Travel via Avignon to Aix en Provence: Visit the Aix Cathedral; see the Palace of the Popes and visit the Order of Oblates of Mary the Immaculate.

La Salette (1 night)
Proceed to La Salette near Grenoble: Visit the shrine of Our Lady of La Salette.

Paray-le-Monial (2 nights)
Continue via Lyon to Paray-le-Monial: See the incorrupt body of Sr. John Vianney and visit the basilica in Paray le Monial from the 11th century. Travel to Cluny and Taizé: Visit the Benedictine Cluny Abbey; experience the international ecumenical community of Taizé.

Paris (2 nights)
Proceed to Paris: Guided city tour; see the Sacré-Coeur Basilica, the Cathedral of Notre Dame and the incorrupt body of St. Catherine Laboure; visit the Shrine of the Miraculous Medal. Transfer to airport.

Tour includes:
Nine nights accommodation in simple tourist class hotels; 2-4 bedded rooms with private shower/WC, half board; bus transportation; sightseeing; tour escort on request; arrangements for private mass; all taxes and service charges.