Faith

Trafalgar are experts in pilgrimage itineraries – let us create a special itinerary which allows you to visit the most significant religious sites and places of pilgrimage in Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean. The most popular destinations include:

  • Portugal, Spain and France. Enjoy a religious journey through these countries and visit important pilgrimage sites such as Fatima, Burgos, Santiago de Compostela, Rocamadour and Lisieux. In Lourdes, join the Torchlight Marian Procession which has taken place since 1872, and visit the Sanctuary
  • Italy. Explore the religious significance of Italy and visit important pilgrimage sites such as the Vatican City, Assisi, Padua, Cascia, Florence and Venice. In San Giovanni Rotondo, visit the Padre Pio Shrine and pay homage to Padre Pio, a well-known Italian saint who bore the stigmata for most of his life
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina. Visit the town of Medjugorje, where many believe Mary appeared in the early 1980s. Follow the path of the visionaries to Apparition Hill where you can reflect and pray at the statue which commemorates where Our Lady first appeared
  • Greece & Turkey. Travel to many biblical sites including Corinth, Thessalonika, Patmos, Istanbul and Ephesus. In Philippi, visit the Baptistery of Lydia which was named after Paul’s first European convert
  • Israel & Jordan. Take in the ancient sites where Jesus lived and taught, including Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Capernaum, Nazareth, the Mount of Beatitudes, Bethany beyond Jordan, Galilee and Mt Nebo. Participate in a private Mass floating in the centre of the Sea of Galilee, and enjoy a special ‘St Peter’s’ fish lunch on the shore

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