Diocese of Shrewsbury | Joe Walsh Tours

Diocese of Shrewsbury

Lourdes is a place of universal meeting and sharing, prayer and celebration of life

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Shrewsbury Pilgrimage to Lourdes is now rescheduled to take place from the 30 July - 5 August 2021 from Liverpool Airport.

You can book the Shrewsbury Pilgrimage to Lourdes by contacting the Shrewsbury Diocesan Pilgrimage Office on 07773 324 264 or emailing info@shrewsburypilgrimage.co.uk.

To download the booking form and day-to-day itinerary, please visit the Shrewsbury Diocesan Pilgrimage website, here.

If you require assistance or intend on taking a wheelchair to Lourdes you must register your request by calling our office.

The pilgrimage includes a full programme of religious ceremonies, special masses and social evenings.

Local Information

  • Currency: Euro (€, EUR)
  • Local time: GMT +1 hour
  • Airport: Tarbes-Lourdes (LDE)
  • Flight duration: 2 hours 20 minutes approximately
  • Transfer time: 20 minutes from Tarbes-Lourdes (LDE) airport
  • Languages: French; many people speak English
  • Climate: Continental mountain climate with warm summers and cold, dry winters; best time to travel is April to October
  • Voltage: 230V A/C, sockets outlets and sockets Type C 2 pin and Type E 2 pin are used
  • Visa: not required for EU citizens; non-EU citizens are advised to check with the relevant authorities
  • Passport: EU passport holders travelling to France must have an up-to-date passport valid for travel three months beyond the date of return; non-EU citizens are advised to check with the relevant authorities