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Bartres Church Joe Walsh Tours Pilgrimages Lourdes

Special Places: Bartres Lourdes

The small village of Bartres is situated in the countryside about 5kms from the town of Lourdes. When St Bernadette was about 10 months old her mother Louise Soubirous was
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Things to see in Padua pilgrimage to Italy Joe Walsh Tours pilgrimages

Wonderful things to see in Padua

Home to the world’s first botanical gardens, a centre of learning as well as destination for devout pilgrims for centuries and a medieval city-state, the art city of Padua is
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historic pilgrimages Catedral de Santiago de Compostela cathedral Camino de Santiago Galicia Spain Joe Walsh Tours Pilgrimages travel

Historic pilgrimages to uplift the soul

For centuries, people of different faiths, cultures and religious beliefs have traveled near, far and across the world in search of meaningful and spiritually rewarding journeys. The custom of pilgrimage
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Caroline Trainor Lourdes team Joe Walsh Tours

Life in Lourdes: Caroline Trainor

The Joe Walsh Tours pilgrimage team in Lourdes has been expertly led by Caroline Trainor and Fionnuala Brua, who have been welcoming pilgrims for many years. We catch up with
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Saint Nicholas original Father Christmas Joe Walsh Tours pilgrimages

Christmas Opening Hours

DECEMBER  CLOSED:  24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 31st OPEN: 28th, 29th, 30th (10am until 2pm) JANUARY  CLOSED: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Back to normal 9-5pm opening hours from Tuesday 4th January 2022.
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Sanctuary of Madonna della Corona shrines of Italy Joe Walsh Tours pilgrimages

8 Beautiful shrines of Italy

Home of saints, Popes and historic shrines, a pilgrimage to Italy is always a joyful and spiritually enriching experience. Today we introduce you to some of the most special and
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Steyler hotels in Fatima Joe Walsh Tours Pilgrimages

Our hotels in Fatima

The Joe Walsh Tours team works with some of the best hotels in Fatima: HOTEL CINQUENTENARIO 4-star Hotel Cinquentenário is a modern and well-equipped hotel, located only a 4-minute walk from the
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