PLACE OF ORIGIN | CHAVES | LEÓN | BURGOS | VICTÓRIA
At a time and place to be determined, departure and journey through Chaves and Leon, famous for: Cathedral of Santa Maria de Regla, of Gothic style and in whose portico the scene of the Last Judgment and the Statue of the White Virgin stand out; the Basilica of Santo Isidoro, where the relics of the Saint are housed; the old San Marcos Monastery. Lunch and brief panoramic visit. Continuation of the trip through Burgos. Free time to visit the famous Cathedral considered one of the most beautiful in Europe, and travel to Vitória. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
VICTÓRIA | LOYOLA | SAN SEBASTIÁN | LOURDES
Breakfast at the hotel and trip to the Loyola Valley. Time to visit the Shrine, built in honor of Santo Inácio and where the Basilica and Santa Casa stand out. Continuation of the trip through San Sebastian. Brief panoramic tour of the Bay of Concha and Ondareta. Lunch and trip to Lourdes. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Stay at the hotel in full board. Possibility of visits to personal taste in this great religious center. On February 11, 1858, Bernadette Soubirous, then 14 years old, daughter of the miller of the village, had a vision of the Virgin, which occurred to her in the cave of Massabielle; the vision was repeated 18 times. After the first appearance, the first miraculous feats began to take place. Lourdes is visited annually by millions of pilgrims and the sick. Then visit the Sanctuary, with its 3 overlapping Churches (the Crypt, the Basilica of the Rosary and the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception) and the underground Basilica (with capacity for 20,000 people). Dinner at the hotel. At night, the possibility of assisting the imposing procession of candles that takes place every day near the Grotto.
LOURDES | TORRECIUDAD | BARBASTO | ZARAGOZA
Breakfast at the hotel and trip to Torreciudad (it is the name of a secular Mariana devotion from Alto Aragon. Since the 11th century, the Romanesque image in the hermitage has been venerated. The wonderful building occupies a high promontory, with picturesque views of the blue waters of the El Grado Dam). Visits and lunch in Barbastro. In the afternoon, travel to Zaragoza. Visit to the Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar (Patron Saint of Spain). Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
ZARAGOÇA | ÁVILA | SALAMANCA | PLACE OF ORIGIN
Breakfast at the hotel and travel to Ávila, a World Heritage city with outstanding monuments: Walls, Cathedral and Teresian Places. Lunch and a short walk, thus being able to admire the Convent of Santa Teresa built on the land of the house where he was born and the Monastery of the Incarnation, where Santa Teresa lived for many years and which keeps some personal objects. Then we will proceed to Salamanca. Brief stop and possibility of a panoramic visit of this historic city, located in the heart of Castilla-León, a place known as the birthplace of the Spanish language. The city is famous for hosting the oldest university in Spain (and one of the oldest in the world). Due to its antiquity, Salamanca has numerous monumental buildings, such as the Plaza Mayor (undoubtedly one of the most charming in Spain), the Casa das Conchas, the University, the Roman Bridge, the two Cathedrals, as well as convents, churches and palaces that made this city recognized by UNESCO as a "World Heritage Site". At the end, start the return journey to the place of departure.