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Special Easter Pilgrimage
Lourdes - Hotel Astrid
     
Date 30 March 2018 Online Booking
Depart from Dublin
Arrive to Toulouse
Duration 3 nights
Price €539
  • Return flights Dublin/Toulouse/Dublin with cabin baggage only
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in the 4* Hotel Astrid
  • Breakfast, Lunch & evening Dinner
  • Full religious programme operated by Marian Pilgrimages
  • Catholic Priest available for Spiritual Direction
  • Coach transfers while in France
  • Services of a Marian Pilgrimages guide throughout
  • Mass daily & Spiritual activities
  • Sightseeing and admissions fees as per itinerary
  • 10kg Carry-on Luggage
  • All airport taxes
  • Travel insurance
  • *PLEASE NOTE*
  • The itinerary below is a sample itinerary only and is subject to change.
  • We are happy to facilitate those people who are willing to share. In the event that a share cannot be found, it will be necessary to take a single room which is subject to a supplement.
  • *** NOT INCLUDED ***
  • 15kg checked in bag - €70
  • Single Room Supplement - €120

 

Hotel Astrid
The 4 star Hotel Astrid is an ideal base thanks to its excellent location. Located just a stone's throw from the Sanctuary, it is situated approximately 50m from the entrance to St. Joseph's gate. The Astrid was completely refurbished and re-opened in August 2012. The hotel has received fantastic reviews in the short time that it has been open. The Hotel Astrid is becoming extremely popular due to its modern style decor combined with the friendly hospitality of the staff. The panoramic restaurant, flooded with light, offers traditional cuisine with a buffet breakfast. There are guestrooms and facilities available for disabled guests also.This charming hotel creates a pleasant ambiance from the minute you walk in the door. The staff are polite and knowledgable, and are on hand to tend to your every need. With the inviting staff, colourful décor and close proximity to St. Joseph’s Gate, the Hotel Astrid is sure to become one of the best hotels in Lourdes.
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Pilgrimage Itinerary

Friday 30th March - Good Friday

Check in at Dublin airport for our Aer Lingus flight to Toulouse. Coach transfer to hotel and check into the 4* Hotel Astrid for 3 nights on a full board basis.

Saturday 31st March - Easter Saturday

Morning Mass followed by orientation tour of the Sanctuary area. Group photo. After Lunch we take a walking tour to the Boly Mill, where Bernadette was born, and to the Cachot, an abandoned prison where Bernadette's family lived. Drink from the spring at the base of the Grotto. The original spring that Bernadette located is still visible, protected by a glass cover and illuminated by a light. Return to the hotel for some free time before Dinner. After Dinner we participate in the evening torchlight procession.

Sunday 1st April - Easter Sunday

On Easter Sunday morning we gather in the Basilica of St Pius X, with its beautiful stained glass windows, for International Mass. Afterwards, have a dip in one of the concealed marble baths, a focal point of the sanctuary, filled with "healing" spring water of Lourdes. Immerse yourself in the baths where hundreds of miraculous healings have taken place. After Lunch we take a walking tour to the Boly Mill, where Bernadette was born, and to the Cachot, an abandoned prison where Bernadette's family lived. Drink from the spring at the base of the Grotto. The original spring that Bernadette located is still visible, protected by a glass cover and illuminated by a light.Return to the hotel for some free time before Dinner. After Dinner we participate in the evening torchlight procession.

Monday 2nd April - Easter Monday

Morning free in Lourdes for private prayer and reflection. After Lunch we take our transfer to Toulouse Airport for our return flight to Dublin with Aer Lingus, departing at 5pm - arriving in Dublin at 6.15pm

*It is our intention to follow the itinerary as outlined above, however due to many factors like local holidays, traffic or weather conditions it may be necessary to make changes to the order of events or even the cancelation of certain events.

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