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Join Georgetown University on a Pilgrimage to the

Shrines of Spain

In the Footsteps of St Ignatius of Loyola

Spiritual Director: Fr. Mark Bosco, S.J.

June 27 - July 7, 2019

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Madrid · Bilbao · San Sebastian · Loyola · Arantzazu · Pamplona · Xavier Castle · Sos del Rey Catolico · Verdu · Montserrat · Manresa · Barcelona


Fr. Mark Bosco, S.J.

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Your trip includes

  • Round-trip airfare from
  • Airport taxes & fuel surcharges
  • First Class Centrally located hotels: (or similar)
      ~ 2 nights : June 28 - Jun 30: Madrid: Catalonia Atocha
      ~ 2 nights: June 30 - July 02: San Sebastian: Hotel Zenit
      ~ 1 night: July 02 - July 03: Pamplona: Hotel Palacio de Guendulain
      ~ 1 night: July 03 - July 04: Sos del Rey Catolico: Hotel Parador
      ~ 1 night: July 04 - July 05: Montserrat: Hotel Abad Cisneros
      ~ 2 nights: July 05 - July 07: Barcelona: Hotel Ayre Caspe
  • Trip on deluxe coach
  • Professional Tour escort throughout
  • Breakfast daily
  • 5 Dinners with wine
  • 6 Lunches
  • Local guide
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Mass daily (if needed)
  • Porterage service at hotels (1 piece per person)
Centrally located hotels or similar
hotel
Catalonia Atocha
Madrid

2 Nights

hotel
Hotel Zenit
San Sebastian

2 Nights

hotel
Hotel Palacio de Guendulain
Pamplona

1 Night

hotel
Hotel Parador
Sos del Rey Catolico

1 Night

hotel
Hotel Abat Cisneros
Montserrat

1 Night

hotel
Hotel Ayre Caspe
Barcelona

2 Nights

Not included
  • Lunches & Dinners not mentioned, Beverages, Tips to guide & driver, Items of a personal nature.
Optional
Travel Insurance

Providing you coverage for both pre-existing conditions and those that may arise during your trip, including medical and dental emergencies, loss of luggage, trip delay, and so much more.

Supplemental Cancellation Protection

A Cancellation Waiver - allowing you to cancel your trip and receive a refund anytime - up until 24 hours prior to departure. The “Waiver” expires once you are within 24 hours of departure.

Itinerary

Day1
Thu, June 27: USA - Madrid
  • Board overnight flight to Madrid. Meals served on board (D, B)

Day2
Fri, June 28: Madrid Airport - Madrid
  • Arrive in Madrid; Escort/Driver waiting at airport & will provide transportation to hotel
  • Late afternoon bus tour of Madrid, with a stop at the Rein Sofia Museum
  • Dinner with the group
  • Overnight in Madrid (B, D)

Day 3
Sat, June 29: Madrid
  • Visit to the Prado and Thyssen Bornemisza Museums in the morning
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Afternoon free to explore Madrid, and dinner on your own in the city
  • Overnight in Madrid (B, L)
Day4
Sun, June 30: Madrid - Bilbao - San Sebastian
  • Travel from Madrid to the city of Bilbao
  • Bus tour of Bilbao, local lunch, and a guided tour of the Guggenheim Museum
  • Travel to San Sebastian for dinner on your own and leisure time
  • Overnight in San Sebastian (B, L)

Day5
Mon, July 01: San Sebastian - Loyola - Arantzazu
  • Breakfast in the hotel in San Sebastian
  • Morning in Loyola, the birthplace of St. Ignatius
  • Mass in the Loyola Chapel
  • Visit 17th century basilica and the Loyola family home
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Travel to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Arantzazu
  • Return to San Sebastian; Dinner on your own in San Sebastian
  • Overnight in San Sebastian (B, L)
Day6
Tue, July 02: San Sebastian - Pamplona
  • Breakfast in the hotel in San Sebastian
  • Morning walking tour of San Sebastian
  • Travel to the city of Pamplona, where Ignatius was wounded in battle
  • Lunch and afternoon sight-seeing on your own in Pamplona
  • Dinner at a local restaurant in Pamplona
  • Overnight in Pamplona (B, D)
Day7
Wed, July 03: Pamplona - Xavier Castle - Sos del Rey Catolico
  • Breakfast in the hotel in Pamplona
  • Morning visit to the Xavier Castle, the birthplace and childhood home of St. Francis Xavier, co-founder of the Society of Jesus
  • Mass at the chapel in Xavier Castle
  • Lunch together at a local restaurant and afternoon travel to Sos del Rey Catolico
  • Dinner and overnight in Sos del Rey Catolico (B, L, D)
Day8
Thu, July 04: Sos del Rey Catolico - Verdu - Montserrat
  • Breakfast in the hotel in Sos del Rey Catolico
  • Morning travel to Verdu & visit to the Chapel in Ver-du, the birthplace of St. Peter Claver
  • Afternoon visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Montserrat home to the statue of the 'Black Madonna'-where St. Ignatius consecrated himself
  • Option to attend vesper prayers with the monks in the evening
  • Dinner and overnight in Montserrat (B, D)
Day9
Fri, July 05: Montserrat - Manresa - Barcelona
  • Breakfast at the hotel and morning travel to Manresa
  • Visit the Sanctuary of St. Ignatius and the Holy Cave where he lived
  • Contemplation in the chapel & Mass in the cave
  • Lunch in Penedes, with a visit to a wine cellar for a wine tasting
  • Afternoon in the Penedes wine region
  • Dinner on your own in Barcelona
  • Overnight in Barcelona (B, L)
Day10
Sat, July 06: Barcelona
  • Sightseeing tour of Barcelona. Visit to the Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar (where St. Ignatius begged for alms for his journey to the Holy Land), the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (to view the sword of St. Ignatius), and Gaudi's La Pedrera
  • Lunch at a restaurant in Barcelona
  • Afternoon extended tour of the Sagrada Familia
  • Final dinner together in Barcelona (B, L, D)
Day11
Sun, July 07: Barcelona Airport - USA
  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Transfer to the airport in Barcelona for return flight to the USA

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2019 Dates & Prices

Dates

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Jun 27
Thursday
Jul 7, 2019
Sunday
Jun 28
Friday
Jul 7, 2019
Sunday
                    
Options & Upgrades

*All pricing is per person

Single Supplement / Private Room $999.00 (USD)

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (One-Way) $1,750.00 (USD)

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (Round-Trip) $3,500.00 (USD)

Would like to stop over in Europe?

Let us know at time of registration, we will reschedule your airline reservations pending availability at no additional fee (these options will be available to you when you register online). Let us know if you need assistance with pre or post stay at hotel. Simply Contact 206 Tours:  800-206-TOUR (8687)  or  sales@206tours.com

Options and upgrades

Options & Upgrades

*All pricing is per person

Single Supplement / Private Room $999.00 (USD)

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (One-Way) $1,750.00 (USD)

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (Round-Trip) $3,500.00 (USD)

Would you like to arrive
earlier or stay later?

Let us know at time of registration, we will reschedule your airline reservations pending availability at no additional fee (these options will be available to you when you register online). Let us know if you need assistance with pre or post stay at hotel. Simply Contact 206 Tours:  800-206-TOUR (8687)  or  sales@206tours.com

About your trip

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  • Madrid
  • Bilbao
  • San Sebastian
  • Loyola
  • Arantzazu
  • Pamplona
  • Xavier
  • Sos del Rey
  • Verdu
  • Montserrat
  • Manresa
  • Barcelona
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Any questions?  Contact Us:
Katherine
Alexandra
Danielle