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GLORY OF EUROPE 7 MAY 2018

holiday trip Package

Tour Duration

12 Days / 10 Nights

Tour Attractions

Join us on a faith enriching journey of Europe through Paris, Lisieux, Lourdes, Avignon, Engelberg, Mount Titlis, Venice, Padua, Rome, Vatican.

Travel

    Return Economy Class Airfare ex Cochin including Taxes
    International tourist Visa
    All tours and transfers as per the itinerary


Accommodation

    1 Night   Accommodation Hotel 4* Novotel or similar at Paris
    1 Night   Accommodation at Hotel Mercure 4* or similar in Lisiuex
    1 Night   Accommodation Hotel 3* Ibis or similar in Boudreaux
    1 Night   Accommodation Hotel 3* helgon or similar at Lourdes
    1 Night   Accommodation Hotel 3* Ibis or similar in Avignon
    1 Night   Accommodation Hotel 3* Terrace or similar at Engelberg
    1 Night   Accommodation Hotel 4* Point or similar at Padua
    1 Night   Accommodation Hotel 4* Hotel Tulip Inn or similar at Assisi
    2 Night's Accommodation Hotel 4* Barceló Aran park or similar at Rome

Arrive Paris in the afternoon. Meet by our driver and transfer to Hotel. Check in. Freshen up and start the tour. Evening proceed on a Cruising on the River Sceine. Then proceed to Visit Eiffel tower (2nd level). The Eiffel Tower was built for the World Exhibition in 1889, held in celebration of the French Revolution in 1789. The structure took more than two years to complete. Each one of the about 12,000 iron pieces was designed separately to give them exactly the shape needed. All pieces were prefabricated and fit together using approx. 7 million nails. Dinner at Restaurant. Overnight at Hotel.

Continental Breakfast in Hotel. Proceed on a city tour. Drive past Champs Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, the Opera, Petit Palais and Grand Palais, Les Invalides. Visit The Notre Dame Cathedral Paris or Notre Dame de Paris (Meaning 'Our Lady of Paris' in French) is a Gothic cathedral located in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France, It has its main entrance to the west. The Notre Dame Cathedral with its sculptures and stained glass windows show the heavy influence of naturalism, unlike that of earlier Romanesque architecture. It was one of the very first Gothic cathedrals, and its construction took place throughout the Gothic period. Lunch at Restaurant. Proceed to Lisieux. Arrive and Check in Hotel. Dinner and. overnight at hotel. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Continental breakfast in hotel. Lisieux is the most visited shrine in France after Lourdes. Dominating the town is the huge Basilica, built in honor of one of the best-loved saints of our time, St. Therese of the Child Jesus and of the Holy Face, better known as St. Therese of Lisieux, or the Little Flower. The Magnificent Basilica erected in her honor (shown here) has a chapel that holds her body in a reliquary as well as relics along with the statue that smiled at St. Therese. You can also visit her family home where she grew up (les Buissonets). Lunch at Restaurant. Proceed to Bordeaux. Arrive Bordeaux. Check in Hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel (Breakfast /Lunch /Dinner)

Continental Breakfast in hotel. Proceed to Lourdes. Arrive Lourdes. Lunch at Restaurant. Lourdes, the famous Catholic pilgrimage center, located in the South West of France at the foot of the Pyrenees Mountains, where The Virgin Mary appeared to a 14 year old girl, Bernadette. Lourdes today welcomes more than 5 million visitors annually from 150 countries. Visit the three main Basilicas, pray at the Grotto and drink water from the miraculous spring. Visit Sacre Coeur to see the Baptismal font where St. Bernadette was baptized. Visit the healing waters. These are 7 pools with water coming from the Miracle Source Join the Candle Light Procession at night.  Dinner and Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast /Lunch /Dinner)

Continental Breakfast in hotel. Proceed to Avignon. Avignon, a city in southeastern France’s Provence region, is set on the Rhône River. From 1309 to 1377, it was the seat of the Catholic popes, and remained under papal rule until becoming part of France in 1791. Its center, surrounded by medieval stone ramparts, contains the massive Palais des Papes and remains of the Saint-Bénezet Bridge, also known as Pont d ’Avignon. Arrive and Lunch at Restaurant. Visit Papal Palace. Check in Hotel. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.

Breakfast at Hotel. Proceed to the country Switzerland. There is no substitute to Switzerland in the entire world neither in its beauty nor in its charm can be compared with any place on the earth. Shimmering glaciers, snowcapped mountains, gorgeous blue lakes, amazing views of the rolling hills, picturesque landscapes, lush meadows, beautiful villages and the glamorous cities are very enticing which leave you spell bound on your visit to this hill country Transfer to Lucerne. Arrive Lucerne / Engelberg.  Check in hotel. Dinner and Overnight. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

After breakfast, visit Mt. Titlis with Ice Flyer. At 10,000 feet, Mount Titlis, is Central Switzerland’s loftiest peak exuding a snow and ice spectacular aerial cable car that delivers awesome 360-degree panoramic views of the snow-covered valleys, glaciers, lakes, forests, and mountains in Switzerland. Lunch at Mt. Titlis. Proceed to Padua. Arrive and check in Hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Continental Breakfast at hotel. Visit the famous basilica of St. Anthony in Padua. The original St. Anthony of Padua Church was built in 1725 by the local Italian community of Istanbul, but was later demolished and replaced with the current building which was constructed on the same location. The current St. Anthony of Padua was built between 1906 and 1912 in the Venetian Neo-Gothic style. Proceed to Venice. Proceed to the pier and board a private boat to the heart of the traditional city of Venice – The St. Mark’s Square. Visit St. Mark’s Basilica. Also visit Murano glass showroom. Proceed to Assisi. Check in hotel. Dinner & Overnight.

After breakfast Proceed to Visit Assisi. Assisi is the land of St. Francis and St. Clare. Visit the ‘Porziuncula’ (the first Franciscan house), the place of his death and the thorn-less rose garden. Visit the Basilica of St. Francis, including the tombs of St. Francis and his disciples. The Lower and Upper Basilicas are filled with world famous frescoes that depict the lives of Jesus and St. Francis, as well as other saints. Take a relaxed rosary walk with the Tour Director, visiting other important sights such as the remains of St. Clare and the famous Cross of San Damiano. Lunch at Restaurant. Proceed to Rome. Arrive Rome, check in hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Continental Breakfast in Hotel. Proceed to St. Peter’s Square for Papal Audience (Subject to availability of “His Holiness”). Lunch at Restaurant Lunch at Restaurant. Afternoon Proceed to Visit Vatican Museum and the world famous ‘Sistine Chapel’– a pure source of inspiration for art lovers. It is also famous for its architecture and the paintings of Michelangelo and Bernini. Back to hotel. Dinner & Overnight at hotel.

Continental Breakfast at Hotel. Proceed on Rome city tour. Visit Trevi Fountain, Collossium (outside view), and monument of Victor Emanuel II.Visit St. John Lateran, one of the major Basilicas, the ‘Scala Sancta’ (Holy Stairs) located across the street where you may climb the same steps on which  Our Lord climbed on the way to see Pontius Pilate, and then walk down the park to ‘Santa Croce in Gerusalemme’(Holy Cross of Jerusalem) where incredible relics can be found (fragments of the Holy Cross, one Nail, part of the inscription INRI, two thorns from the Crown of Thorns, fragments of the pillar of the scourging and of the rock of the Holy Sepulcher). We bow these beautiful relics, including the Holy Stairs. Lunch at Restaurant. Transfer to airport. Depart.

Arrive Cochin early morning

  • Guide
  • Site Seeing
  • Hotel
  • Travel
  • Food

Inclusions

Return Economy Class Airfare ex Cochin including Taxes

1 Night Accommodation at Hotel 4* Novotel or similar at Paris

1 Night Accommodation at Hotel Mercure 4* or similar in Lisiuex

1 Night Accommodation at Hotel 3* Ibis or similar in Bourdeaux

1 Night Accommodation at Hotel 3* helgon or similar at Lourdes

1 Night Accommodation at Hotel 3* Ibis or similar in Avignon

1 Night Accommodation at Hotel 3* Terrace or similar at Engelberg

1 Night Accommodation at Hotel 4* Point or similar at Padua

1 Night Accommodation at Hotel 4* Hotel Tulip Inn or similar at Assisi

2 Night's Accommodation Hotel 4* Barceló Aran park or similar at Rome

Sightseeings as mentioned in the Itinerary

City Tax in Hotels

Continental / Buffet Breakfast

Lunches at Restaurant

Dinner at Restaurant/Hotels

Tips to the Guide & Driver

Insurance Charges (Upto 70 yrs)

Services of a Professional Tour Manager


Exclusions


Additional Meals other than specified in the itinerary

Mineral Water

Laundry, beverages, telephone charges

Food & drinks not forming part of group menus

Anything which is not included in the “Cost Includes”.

Terms & Conditions

You are requested to make advance payment to initiate with the bookings through either of the below options:

1.    Bank Transfer
2.    Payment by Visa or Master Credit / Debit Card through online.

Bank charge @ 2.5 % applicable for Credit / Debit Cardpayment. Balance payment can be made 15 days prior to your tour starting date or by CASH on arrival at Airport / Railway Station. On receipt of full payment we will send you the travel vouchers through email. If you are making the balance payment on arrival, our executive will hand over the travel vouchers on arrival.

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