Thursday 5th  l   We meet at the airport at 10.25am for our Air Malta flight departing at 12.25pm and arriving in Lourdes at 14.50pm. From here we leave by coach to our Quality Hotel America 3*** in Lourdes. We check into our rooms, and go on a visit to the Grotto. Later on we have dinner at the hotel and rest for the night. 

Friday 6th l After breakfast, we will attend mass in one of the Churches at the Sanctuary. Afterwards we will visit the three Basilicas, followed by the Via Crucis. We will then have a group photo in commemoration of this pilgrimage and we will then go for lunch at the hotel followed by a video based on Lourdes’ story. In the afternoon we will continue to visit other places of interest in Lourdes including the Boly Mill (where Bernardette was born and raised until the age of 10), the Cachot – a room in an abandoned prison where her family lived, and the Parish Church where she was baptized. Free time and dinner at hotel.

Saturday 7th  l  Breakfast followed by an optional excursion to St. Jean de Luz, a cosmopolitan and medieval city. We will visit the historic centre where a mixture of Arab and Spanish architecture is present. We will also visit the church of St. John the Baptist where one can see the fishermen’s harbour surrounded by many restaurants. Afterwards, we depart by our coach to the hill of Col d’Ibardin, situated on the border of France and Spain. Here we will have some free time for shopping. (Today lunch is not included). Dinnet at the hotel and then we participate in the procession Aux Flambeaux taking place on the eve of the Immaculate Conception Feast.

Sunday 8th l Breakfast and at 9.30am, together with thousands of other pilgrims, we take part in the international Mass in St. Pius X Underground Basilica. Lunch at hotel followed by an optional excursion to Pont d’Espagne, forming part of the Pyrenees National Park. Here we will have the opportunity to see beautiful waterfalls with wonderful mountainous scenery. In the evening, dinner at the hotel.

Monday 9th l  After breakfast, we will then have some free time to enjoy our last few hours in Lourdes. Those who wish may visit the baths located near the Grotto to reconcile. Lunch and free time (rooms are kept till the end) until at 3.45pm we leave for Lourdes Airport for our Air Malta flight departing at 5.45pm and arriving back in Malta at 8.00pm. 

N.B Changes may take place in the schedule of the celebrations. 
  • Tour Dates:
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    05 Dec 19 - 09 Dec 19  

  • Tour Prices
    (05 Dec - 09 Dec) per person

    Adult in Triple B/B €459

    Adult in Double B/B €469

    Adult in Single B/B €519

    Child Sharing B/B €364

    Return Air Malta fligth to Lourdes
    Return Airport Transfers
    Accommodation for 4 nights in Quality Hotel America 3*** (or similar) in Lourdes including central  heating
    Full board (4 breakfasts/ 3 lunches/ 4 dinner)
    Services of tour leader and spiritual director 
    Airport Taxes and service charge
    Insolvency fund 

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  • Other Prices: per person


    Full Board Supplement €49

    Ins Basic 76-80yrs inc exc wai €51

    Ins std 70-75yrs inc exc waive €46

    Ins std Adult inc exc waiver €28

    Pont d Espagne €28

    St Jean de Luz/Col d Ibardin €39


    Ins std Child till 16 yrs €19

    Pont d Espagne Child €14

    St Jean de Luz Child €20