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Transport & Accommodation

  • Direct flight from Dublin to Lourdes
  • Transfer on arrival from the airport to your hotel with guide assistance
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Lourdes
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Rocamadour
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Nevers
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Paris
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Lisieux
  • Daily breakfast and evening meal served at hotels; lunch also included in Lourdes
  • Transfer from your hotel to Paris airport for return flight
  • Direct flight from Paris to Dublin
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach for all transfers and tours

Tours & Religious Programme

  • Full religious programme organised by Joe Walsh Tours and led by Spiritual Director
  • Introductory tour of the Grotto Domain in Lourdes visiting the Grotto, Baths, Basilicas and the Stations of the Cross
  • Guided walking tour of Lourdes visiting places associated with the life of St. Bernadette
  • Visit to the monastic city in Rocamadour and the Church of the Black Madonna and the Miraculous Bell
  • Guided visit to the Convent of St. Gildard in Nevers where you will attend a Mass with the opportunity to see the body of St. Bernadette and walk in her footsteps through the convent gardens
  • Panoramic tour of Paris and its major attractions including the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Champs Elysees, the Louvre Museum and the Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Visit to the Shrine of the Miraculous Medal at the headquarters of the Daughters of Charity in Paris, followed by the opportunity to see the body of St. Vincent de Paul at Maison-Mere
  • Visit to places associated with St. Thérèse in Lisieux, including Les Buissonnetts and the Carmel Chapel, followed by a Mass in the Basilica of Sainte-Thérèse de Lisieux
  • Full assistance of Joe Walsh Tours guides and representatives throughout the pilgrimage

Optional

  • Guided excursions from Lourdes (available to book locally; subject to minimum number of participants)
  • Evening Cruise on the River Seine in Paris

Notes

  • Price per person sharing twin/double rooms with private facilities
  • Prices are inclusive of airline taxes and charges totalling €90 per person
  • Travel insurance can be provided at an extra cost of €29 for persons up to 85 years; an additional insurance premium of €29 is charged to persons aged 86 to 94 years
  • Passengers are entitled to check in one standard piece of luggage subject to airline’s conditions
  • Single rooms are on request at a supplement from €35 per night
  • Full assistance of Joe Walsh Tours representatives at airports is included
  • A non-refundable deposit of €200 is required for booking
  • A buy on board catering system is available on flights Itinerary may be subject to change; E&OE.
  • Licenced by the Commission for Aviation Regulation, TO 052 and TA 0689 in compliance with the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangement Package Regulation 2018