Pilgrimage to Fatima

Millions of pilgrims have visited the sanctuary of Fatima in Northern Portugal where Our Lady appeared to three shepherd children for six months in succession. Our Lady instructed them to tell the world her message: that mankind should show penance for their sins and pray the rosary every day. You will be based in Fatima for 5 nights and during your stay you will have a day trip to Lisbon to celebrate the Feast Day of St. Anthony with the locals.

Highlights

  • Explore the Basilica and its grounds
  • Celebrate Mass in the Chapel of the Apparitions
  • Santarem – visit the Shrine of the Most Holy Miracle
  • Visit to Aljustrel where the children lived
  • Pray in the parish church where the children Francisco, Jacinta and Lucia were baptised
  • Visit to Lisbon on the Feast day of St. Anthony

What is Included

  • Return flights Dublin Lisbon
  • Transfer on arrival to your accommodation in Fatima
  • 5 nights full board accommodation in the Hotel Santo Amaro (or similar) sharing twin room
  • Day excursion to Lisbon
  • Checked in bag – 15 kg max
  • Assistance of a representative during your stay
  • Accompanied by a Spiritual Director

What is Not Included

  • Single room supplement: €32.00 per person per night
  • Insurance €28.00 per person (+66 years request a quote)

Itinerary Details

Day 1: Sunday 9 June

Depart Dublin to Lisbon and on arrival meet and greet and transfer to Fatima stopping en route in Santarem to celebrate Mass in the Church of the Eucharistic Miracle. Dinner followed by the Rosary at the Chapel of Apparitions.

Days 2: Monday 10 June

After breakfast introductory walk of Fatima – Cova da Iria including the Esplanade, Basilica, Tombs of Francisco and Jacinta, Chapel of Apparitions, Adoration Chapel, Sacred Heart Monument and fountains. Celebrate Mass too. Dinner and overnight in Fatima.

Day 3: Tuesday 11 June

Breakfast followed by visit to Aljustrel to see the homes of Francisco, Jacinta and Lucy and afterwards the locations of the Apparitions. Lunch. Afternoon some personal time to pray and reflect. Celebrate Mass in the Basilica of the Holy Trinity. Dinner and overnight in Fatima.

Day 4: Wednesday 12 June

After breakfast walk the Stations of the Cross finishing at the Chapel of St. Stephen. Lunch. Afternoon at leisure.Celebrate Mass. Dinner in hotel.

Day 5: Thursday 13 June

Early morning departure to Lisbon to celebrate the feast day of St. Anthony, patron Saint of Portugal. Visit the Cathedral which houses the Saint’s baptismal font, see the Belem Quarter, Discoveries Monument, St. Jerome's Monastery and Belem Tower. Return to Fatima for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Friday 14 June

Mass, breakfast and check out. Transfer to Lisbon airport for your return flight to Dublin.

Accommodation

Hotel Santo Amaro 3* or similar

This hotel is excellently located just a short walk from the Sanctuaries. All its 102 en-suite rooms are tastefully decorated with TV and hairdryer.It has 2 restaurants and 2 bar/lounges and a coffee shop.

Proposed Flights

Carrier

From / To

Departure

Arrival

TAP Airlines

Dublin/Lisbon

10.35 hrs.

13.15 hrs.

TAP Airlines

Lisbon/Dublin

14.00 hrs.

16.45 hrs.

Dates & Prices

Start Date

End Date

Price PPS

Sunday 9 June

Friday 14 June

€675.00

Important Information

  • Please note that places are strictly limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

How to reserve a place(s): a completed booking form with deposit of €250.00 (+ cost for insurance if required) per person - payment by cash/cheque/debit or credit card - should be sent directly to MAP Travel. The balance will be due 10 weeks prior to departure - payment by cash/cheque or debit card only.