Monday 6th December - At 12:55pm we will meet at the airport for our direct flight with Ryanair departing at 2.55pm arriving in Lourdes at 5.25pm. We will then proceed to Hotel Lys De Marie where we will check-in to our rooms.

Tuesday 7th December - After breakfast, we will make out way to the Grotto where the Virgin Mary appeared to St. Bernadette. We will celebrate the Eucharist in one of the many churches which are located close to the Grotto. After, we will take a picture in front of the Basilica to commemorate this experience. Next, we will continue with our program by participating in the Via Sagra on the hill of Espeluges.

Following lunch at the Hotel, we will watch a video on the message of Lourdes. We will then go on a walk to be able to view, and visit where possible, other places of interest such as the windmill of Boly in which on the 7th of January 1844, Bernadette was born and lived until the age of 10. We will also visit the church dedicated to the Sacred Heart and we will see where Bernadette was baptised on the 9th of January 1844, and the Cachot, abandoned prison where she used to live during the period in which the Virgin Mary used to appear to her.

Wednesday 8th December (The feast of the Immaculate Conception) – After Breakfast we will participate in the international Mass which takes place in the Basilica of St. Pius X.

Lunch at the Hotel and we will have an optional excursion to Pau, the capital of Bearn, which is famously known as the city in which Henry IV, the king of France lived. During this period, we will also find special attractions for the Christmas Market.

In the evening, we will have dinner at the Hotel and proceed to partake in the procession Aux Flambeaux.

Thursday 9th December – Today’s full-day excursion shall take us to St. Jean de Luz, a cosmopolitan and medieval town with Spanish influence. We will visit a historical center where we will see ancient buildings with a mix of Spanish and Arabic architecture. We will visit the church of St. John the Baptist and later visit the fishermen’s port surrounded with many restaurants. With our coach we will climb the hill of Col d’Ibardin which is located on the boarder between France and Spain. We will also have some free time for shopping and enjoying the marvelous views. (Lunch is not included)

Friday 10th December – After an early breakfast we will make our way to the airport for our direct Ryanair flight departing at10.35am and arriving in Malta at 1.05pm.

Note: There might be some changes in this program with regards to the celebrations in Lourdes as when the above program was prepared, the official program of the Sanctuary in Lourdes had not been published.

Not Included in the Price*

City Tax of €1.50 per person per night (18years and over) which is to be paid directly at the Hotel

Donation to the Sanctuary €10 per person which shall be collected by the tour leader in Lourdes.

*There may be some changes to these prices 

  • Tour Dates:
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    06 Dec 21 - 10 Dec 21  

  • Tour Prices
    (06 Dec - 10 Dec) per person




    CHILD SHARING 2-5 YRS €399

    CHILD SHARING 6-10 YRS €429

    Direct flight with Ryanair to Lourdes including 10kg hand luggage
    Accommodation for 4 nights in Hotel Lys De Marie (3*** Superior) or similar with central heating.
    Meals as per program (4 breakfast, 2 lunches, 4 dinners)
    Transfers from the airport to the hotel and back
    Tour Leader Service
    Spiritual Director Service
    Insolvency Fund

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  • Other Prices: per person


    PAU €20


    INSURANCE 16 - 69 YRS €33

    INSURANCE 70 - 75 YRS €60

    INSURANCE 76 - 80 YRS €65

    INSURANCE CHD 0 - 15YRS €20