Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

  • 7 February 2024
  • 4 Nights
  • From 749 Per Person
  • Dublin
  • Lourdes

Join this 4-night pilgrimage to Lourdes with the Joe Walsh Tours team to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes on 11th February. On this day we commemorate the first apparition of Our Blessed Virgin Mary to 14-year old Bernadette Soubirous at the Grotto of Massabielle.

Our classic pilgrimage to Lourdes introduces pilgrims to this unique sanctuary, one of the most important Marian shrines in the world, located in a region of great beauty at the foot of the Pyrenees, in the South of France.

Enjoy a tour of the Grotto Domain in Lourdes, visiting the Grotto, Baths, Basilicas, and the Stations of the Cross; as well as a guided walking tour of Lourdes visiting places associated with the life of Saint Bernadette. You will also take part in Lourdes’ striking religious processions, led by the Spiritual Director, including the Blessing of the Sick, Blessed Sacrament and the Torchlight Marian Procession.

A detailed religious programme has been organised by the pilgrimage experts at Joe Walsh Tours and led by the Spiritual Director.

As with all our pilgrimage group tours, you will be supported throughout the trip by the knowledgeable Joe Walsh Tours guides and local representatives led by Caroline and Fionnuala to make sure you have a memorable pilgrimage experience.

Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

Join this 4-night pilgrimage to Lourdes with the Joe Walsh Tours team to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes on 11th February. On this day we commemorate the first apparition of Our Blessed Virgin Mary to 14-year old Bernadette Soubirous at the Grotto of Massabielle.

Our classic pilgrimage to Lourdes introduces pilgrims to this unique sanctuary, one of the most important Marian shrines in the world, located in a region of great beauty at the foot of the Pyrenees, in the South of France.

Enjoy a tour of the Grotto Domain in Lourdes, visiting the Grotto, Baths, Basilicas, and the Stations of the Cross; as well as a guided walking tour of Lourdes visiting places associated with the life of Saint Bernadette. You will also take part in Lourdes’ striking religious processions, led by the Spiritual Director, including the Blessing of the Sick, Blessed Sacrament and the Torchlight Marian Procession.

A detailed religious programme has been organised by the pilgrimage experts at Joe Walsh Tours and led by the Spiritual Director.

As with all our pilgrimage group tours, you will be supported throughout the trip by the knowledgeable Joe Walsh Tours guides and local representatives led by Caroline and Fionnuala to make sure you have a memorable pilgrimage experience.

Itinerary

  • Return flights from Dublin to Toulouse Airport
  • Coach transfer to hotel on arrival 
  • 4 nights’ hotel accommodation 
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner each day 
  • Coach transfer from your hotel to Lourdes Airport 
  • Check-in assistance at airports 
  • 1 x 20kg check-in bag & 1 x small cabin bag
  • Religious programme organised by Joe Walsh Tours, led by Spiritual Director
  • Introductory tour of the Grotto Domain visiting the Grotto, Baths, Basilicas and the Stations of the Cross
  • Guided walking tour of Lourdes visiting places associated with the life of St. Bernadette
  • Our team of guides and representatives led by Fionnuala Brua and Caroline Trainor will provide guidance and assistance at all times, ensuring pilgrims have full support and receive the highest standard of service and orientation
  • Prices per person sharing twin/double rooms with private facilities
  • Airport taxes and charges applicable at the time of booking are included in the price
  • Luggage allowance included per person and subject to airline’s conditions
  • Payment terms: deposit €300 deposit per person and balances 12 weeks prior to departure
  • Single rooms on request subject to a supplement of €36 in hotels (Astoria, Agena or Saint Sauveur) or €39 in hotels ( Padoue or La Solitude ) per person per day
  • Lourdes city tax is payable locally directly to hotels
  • Travel insurance is an optional extra available to passengers up to 94 years; please check https://joewalshtours.ie/travel-insurance/ for full details on travel insurance

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