IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ST. CATHERINE LABOURE

TOUR SCHEDULE:


Dates

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DEPART: New York Area Airport

AIRLINE: TBD

TERMS SUMMARY:

*Price is per person based on double occupancy. There are a limited number of single rooms available. Single Supplement: $TBA. Land Only (no airfare included): $TBA. Price is based on a minimum of 25 passengers. **Price does NOT include tips to drivers and guides or any items not specified.

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Tour updated: 1/11/2014 8:24:12 AM

 

Day 1: USA
Start your journey at JFK or Newark Airport. Meals will be served aboard overnight flight.

Day 2: Paris
Arrive in the morning in Paris where the group will be met by their tour guide and transported by deluxe motor coach to the hotel. Enjoy an afternoon panoramic sightseeing tour of Paris. See Sacre Couer, Arc de Triomphe, the Place de La Concorde and the Eiffel Tower. Dinner and overnight in Paris. (D)

Day 3: Paris
After breakfast depart for a tour of Paris, highlighting the sites related to the lives of some of France’s most famous saints. Visit the Rue du Bac Chapel.  It is here that Our Lady appeared to St. Catherine Laboure.  Here you will also view the incorrupt remains of St. Catherine and the heart of St.Vincent de Paul.  In the evening enjoy a cruise on the Seine River (this is an OPTIONAL side trip).  Dinner and overnight in Paris. (B, D)

Day 4: Paris
Enjoy a morning visit to the magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the most famous churches in the world. Also visit Sainte- Chapelle, famous for its magnificent stained glass.  Built by Louis IX, this gothic style chapel was built to house relics such as Christ’s Crown of Thorns and the Image of Idessa. Also visit the baroque style Church of St. Sulpice. One of the largest churches in Paris, the Delacroix frescoes are one of its more well-known attractions.  In the afternoon enjoy a visit to the beautiful Louvre, perhaps the world’s most well-known art museum.  Dinner and overnight in Paris. (B, D)

Day 5: Paris
In the morning depart for a full day tour of the Burgundy region of France where St. Catherine Laboure was born. Visit the village of her birth, Fain-lès-Moutiers (Côte-d'Or), as well as the village of Saint- Remy where she lived for a portion of her childhood.  Visit also to Dijon, the capital of Burgundy. A highlight will be visits to some of the beautiful churches there including Notre Dame de Dijon and the Dijon Cathedral. Return to Paris for dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Day 6: Paris
Enjoy a FREE DAY to explore Paris on your own or take part in an OPTIONAL side trip to visit the magnificent Palace of Versailles. Visits will include the chateau, with its famous Hall of Mirrors where many historical events have taken place as well as the magnificent gardens and other interesting buildings on the grounds.  Return to Paris for dinner and overnight.  (B, D)

Day 7: Paris
/ USA
Depart after breakfast from Paris. Arrive USA same day. (B)

INCLUDED HIGHLIGHTS:

* Airfare: Roundtrip from JFK or Newark Airport
Accommodations: 7 days / 5 nights in superior tourist class hotels (three star hotels.)
Meals: 5 breakfasts and 5 dinners
Sightseeing: As listed in the itinerary
*  Also Included: Daily Mass, Airport-hotel transfers, hotel tips & taxes, baggage handling, Touring by private air-conditioned motorcoach, services of professional pilgrimage escort.