Marian Shrines of Europe – Faith-Based Travel (TM) - 2014 / 2015

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12 Day Tour from Lisbon to Madrid


Marian Shrines of Europe – Faith-Based Travel
Lisbon, Portugal lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus River
Lisbon, Portugal lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus River
Lisbon, Portugal is situated at the mouth of the Tagus River and is the westernmost capital of a mainland European country
Jeronimos Monastery
Madrid
Santiago de Compostela is visited by over 100,000 pilgrims a year
The Prado Museum features renowned collections of European art dating from the Romanesque through the Impressionistic era
Madrid at dusk
The Plaza de Toros in Madrid
Walk through the Jewish Quarter in Jerusalem

Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be offered. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Availability is subject to sufficient participation, weather conditions, seasonal suitability, days of operation, group interests, and general feasibility for your vacation. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some information provided might be in a foreign currency; you can use our online currency converter for exchange rate information.

Once you have booked your vacation, Globus provides the ability to pre-purchase excursions, register for your vacations and provide emergency contact information online.

Gavarnie And The Pyrenees With its historic 12th-century church and Heas Chapel, Gavarnie is a picturesque rural mountain village set in the natural landscape of the Pyrenees and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, enjoy a regional wine tasting with local specialties.

Approximate value: €47 EUR per person


Excursion To Avila Drive to Avila, built on the flat summit of a rocky hill (3,665 feet above sea level), known for its well-preserved medieval city walls, 88 towers, and nine gateways. Together with your Local Guide, visit the famous Monastery of Santa Teresa, built between 1515 and 1582 over the house where the Saint was born and which still contains her relics. Later, stroll through the beautiful Plaza Mayor and enjoy time for shopping or to have lunch in one of the many restaurants.

Approximate value: €51 EUR per person


Panoramic Drive & Dinner Drive through the capital's boulevards, passing beautiful buildings and fountains. Later, dine Spanish style! Tonight is your chance to try many of the dishes that Madrid is renowned for, at one of Madrid's favorite restaurants. Drinks and coffee are included. During this evening, don't miss the opportunity to sip a glass of Sangria, the most traditional and famous Spanish drink prepared with wine, chopped fruit, sweetener, and a small amount of added brandy.

Approximate value: €58 EUR per person