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(11 NIGHTS / 12 DAYS) - France – Spain – Portugal – Italy – Vatican – Switzerland.

Day 1 : 
Arrival at Lisbon airport, after the Immigration, Meet & Assist at the reception area, then guard to the coach parking area, then Proceed to Visit St. Antony’s Cathedral Santo Antonio (better known as Saint Anthony of Padua), revered as a matchmaker, protector of young brides, and patron of the lost and found, and was actually born in Lisbon, on the site of this church. Proceed to Fatima. According to the Catholic Church; the Virgin Mary appeared at Fatima, Portugal numerous times in 1917 to three little shepherds named Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta. Since the Roman Catholic Church has endorsed and fully accepted these visions as being from God and they have in turn affected hundreds of millions of people over the years by their messages these are very important Marian apparitions. The Bible commands Christians to test all things, which includes visions: Visit to Basilica of Our Lady, visit to house of Francisco and Jacinta. Then visit to chapel of apparitions. Dinner and Overnight stay in Fatima.

Day 02 : 
Fatima – Avila – Madrid
After the breakfast, proceed for the Holy Mass and then transfer to Avila, the apparition of Mother Mary, to seek the blessing of our lady, then after you will be transferred to Avila. Visit to Santa Theresa convent (museum not included).Entrance to Santo Tomas Monastery (cloister & chorus only, then you will be proceeded to Madrid the Capital city of Spain and the land of Bull fight and tomato fest well and land of Carnival and allegria. Dinner and Overnight stay in Madrid.

Day 03 : 
Madrid – Lourdes
After the breakfast, Visit of Retiro Park, and view of Plaza Espana. And view of Royal Palace and then proceed to Lourdes. It is a long journey; the main two ceremonies in Lourdes are Holy Sacrament benediction and Candle light procession in the evening after dinner. Visit to grottes de l'apparition (also called grotte massabielle) included; Visit to the baths (or healing waters). Attend mass, view of Eucharistic Procession and blessing of the sick included. Evening attend Candle light procession (01 hr duration) starting from the grotto. Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel. 

Day 04 :
Lourdes – Paris.
After the breakfast transfer to Paris (Long Distance Journey). You can see the scenic beauty of France and its various cultures, cultivation methods throughout this journey. Lunch will be served on the way and dinner in Paris and overnight stay in Paris. 

Day 05 : 
After the breakfast, proceed for full day tour to explore the beauty of great Paris, where you will have an opportunity to see Old and Modern Paris and its world famous land marks. Some of the sightseeing is mentioned: One hour Bateaux Parisians cruise on the river seine, Visit the Notre Dame Cathedral (Her kept original Crown of throne of Jesus Christ) Sacred heart church. No guiding inside the Cathedral. Visit the church in silence. Entrance to Eiffel tower level 3 included. Miraculous Medal Church, St. Vincent de Paul Church and many city tours which will give you an unforgettable idea of Imperial capital Paris Dinner and overnight stay in Paris.

Day 06 : 
Paris – Engel Berg 
After the Breakfast, proceed to Switzerland, the land of natural beauty, glaciers, green meadow, mountains covered with snow, Chocolates, Cheese and much more. You will have lots of Scenic beauty of Switzerland during your journey towards to Engel berg, Lunch will be served on the way and Dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay at Engel Berg. 

Day 07 : 
Engel berg – Lucern
After the breakfast at the hotel local transport, proceed for your never forgetting experience in your life, cable car ride at Engel berg ’TITLES’ which is around 13000 feet mountain covered with fresh snow and lots of activities and wonders. You will be served Lunch on the Top of the mountain at Indian Restaurant & then later on proceed to Lucerne, (Romantic city of Switzerland.) View of lion monument, View of Spreuerbrucke. (Spreuer Bridge), view of Kapellbruecke (chapel Bridge) after the tour you will be transferred to the hotel, Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 08 : 
Lucerne – Milan – Padua
After the breakfast you will be transferred to Italy, Milan, the second largest city, commercial capital city of Italy, worlds fashion hub city and so on. Visit Milan Duomo cathedral the 10th largest church in the world. After lunch proceeds to Padua, the patron saint of Padua is St. Anthony where you can see various relics of saints and you have the opportunity to buy them. Rendering petition at Tomb of the saint, which is answered from the almighty by the intercession of the saints, Lunch will be provided on the way, Dinner and overnight stay at Padua. 

Day 09 : 
Padua – Venice – Florence 
After the breakfast transfer from Padua to Venice. (Long Distance Journey) Then proceed to visit Piazza San Marco by private boat (No Luggage). Venice Island guide by English speaking for half day sightseeing tour on foot, glass blowing display, Visit to San Marco Basilica, visit to glass factory including display of glass blowing. View of the bridge of sighs for Piazza San Morco. After the lunch proceed Florence. Entrance to ferragamo shop without reservation, view of piazza della signoria (signoria square) of Piazzale Michelangelo, view of Ponte vecchi, Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel in Florence.

Day 10 : 
Florence, Assisi & Rome 
After the breakfast, proceed to Assisi on Long distance coach (172 Kms, 02.26hrs) Sightseeing tour by English speaking guide in Assisi. Visit inside San Francesco Basilica (guide explanation are not permitted). Visit to Cathedral of San Ruffino, visit to Santa Maria Degli Angeli Church, including the Thorn less Rose bush and Porziuncola chapel which are inside the church. Entrance to San Damiano monastery is included, then after proceed to Rome, dinner & overnight at the hotel. 

Day 11 : 
After the breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing, Entrance to the Vatican Museums, Visit the Sistine chapel & Papal Audience ( Depends on the availability ) afternoon visit Peter's Basilica Entrance to the Coliseum (ground floor and first floor ) Lunch and dinner at the restaurants. Overnight stay in Rome. 

Day 12 : 
After the breakfast, check out from the hotel & then proceed for full day guided tour in Rome such as visit to St. Mary major’s Basilica, visit the scala Santa monument (Holy steps of Jesus Christ ) St. Lateran Church ( The Cathedral Church of Pope) , lunch will be served on the way, then visit Santa Croce di Gerusalemme where all the original passion relics of Jesus Christ ( cross nails will be seen), then transfer to the airport for the final departure to INDIA.

Stephen World Travels