Welcome to our Pilgrimages travel blog where you will find all our latest articles about our wonderful destinations, travel tips and inspiration.

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Special Places: Gavarnie

Today, Caroline Trainor, who leads our team in Lourdes, shares some history about Gavarnie and its many sites to visit. As part of our pilgrimage to Lourdes, there is an
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Spectacular Cathedrals of Spain

Religious architecture, from tiny chapels to magnificent cathedrals, is an integral part of the rich cultural and spiritual heritage of Spain, one of our favourite destinations and land of pilgrimage
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9 Things to do and see in Lourdes

Lourdes has been one of the most important Marian shrines in Europe since Our Lady appeared to Saint Bernadette in the 19th century with thousands of pilgrims visiting the town
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Mass in Santiago de Compostela

Attending mass in Santiago de Compostela Cathedral is a very special part of any pilgrimage to the city of Saint James. The Cathedral hosts several services each day, as well
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Things to do in Medjugorje

Medjugorje is a tiny village in Bosnia & Herzegovina but welcomes thousands of pilgrims each year looking to visit its main religious sites and meet the visionaries. Today we share
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Special Places: Betharram

Caroline, who leads our team in Lourdes, shares the history of Betharram an important place of pilgrimage and place of a miracle of Our Lady. While in Lourdes pilgrims might like
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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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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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