: 2 days
: from 450€
Hotel 3* lub 4*
English speaking tour guides
Discount tickets to most of tourist attractions
Tour of Lourdes – Barcelona: departure from Barcelona to Lourdes is programmed twice a week, every Monday and Thursday.
Travel Barcelona – Lourdes. 3 days excursion to Lourdes. We will travel along the picturesque Costa Brava to France where we will stop to visit the city of Carcassonne where the largest and best preserved medieval fortification in the world is. It was around the year 100 that the Romans built the first walls of what would eventually be the fortified citadel of Carcassonne. It is there that the legend says that the Holy Grail may be hidden. Back to Barcelona after spending a day in Lourdes, we will visit the monastery of Santa María de Montserrat where the statue of the Virgin Mary popularly known as La Moreneta, who is the patron saint of Catalonia. According to legend, the first image of the Virgin of Montserrat was found by some shepherd children in the year 880.
Program Tours Lourdes Barcelona
Day 1: Departure from Barcelona – Carcassonne
We will travel in air-conditioned coaches along the picturesque Costa Brava to France, where we will stop to visit the city of Carcassonne with its magnificent medieval fortification which has been declared world heritage of humanity. Arrival in Lourdes. Accommodation. After dinner we recommend to participate in the Mariana Torch Procession at 21:00.
Day 2: Barcelona
Free day that you can dedicate to participate in religious events, individual prayer or visit the sites of interest. Visiting Lourdes – the largest in France and one of the world’s largest centers of Marian devotion and pilgrimage destination, visited annually by 6 million people from all over the world. The sanctuary of Lourdes includes the basilicas of the Immaculate Conception, that of Our Lady of the Rosary and that of Saint Pius X, as well as the Grotto of the Apparitions, where the Virgin appeared before Bernadette Soubirous. Our guide will be available to offer any kind of information and accompany you during your visit.
Day 3: Montserrat – Andorra
Returning to Barcelona after spent one full day in Lourdes, we will visit the Montserrat Abbey, traditionally considered the most important and significant mountain in Catalonia. In this mountain is located the monastery and Benedictine monastery of Montserrat dedicated to the Virgin of Montserrat and its basilica of the XVII century of the Moreneta. Montserrat is the second place of pilgrimage in Spain after Santiago de Compostela. Arrival in Barcelona