11Days

Georgetown University

Shrines of Spain Pilgrimage

In the Footsteps of St. Ignatius of Loyola

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

July 7 - 17, 2021

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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
  • All airport taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Accommodations at first class centrally located Hotels: (or similar)
      ~ 2 nights: Jul 8 - 10: Hotel Preciados, Madrid
      ~ 2 nights: Jul 10 - 12: Hotel Asotria, San Sebastian
      ~ 1 night: Jul 12 - 13: Hotel Tres Reyes, Pamplona
      ~ 1 night: Jul 13 - 14: Sos del Rey Catolico, Parador Sos del Rey Catolico
      ~ 1 night: Jul 14 - 15: Hotel Abat Cisneros, Montserrat
      ~ 2 nights: Jul 15 - 17: Hotel Ayre Caspe, Barcelona
  • Trip on deluxe coach
  • Professional Tour escort throughout
  • Breakfast daily
  • 5 Dinners with wine
  • 6 Lunches
  • Local guide in Madrid, Bilbao, San Sebastian, Pamplona, Verdu, Montserrat and Barcelona
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Mass daily (if needed)
  • Porterage service at hotels (1 piece per person)
  • Flight bag & portfolio of all travel documents
Centrally located hotels or similar
hotel
Hotel Preciados
Madrid

2 Nights

hotel
Hotel Astoria
San Sebastian

2 Nights

hotel
Hotel Tres Reyes
Pamplona

1 Night

hotel
Parador de Sos del Rey Catolico
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.

Cancel for Any Reason
- Get 100% of Your Trip Cost Back

What is the Cost of “Cancel for Any Reason” Coverage: $299

- The ability to cancel your trip for any reason and to get your trip cost refunded.

- How much refund will I get - 100% of your trip cost (others are giving only 50 - 75%)

- Can I cancel my trip any time? – You can cancel up until 48 hours prior to your departure.

- Can I buy it at any time? - You can buy it within 2 weeks of your confirmed reservation, if booking is made up until 60 days prior.

- Will “Cancel for Any Reason” coverage work if I cancel due to Coronavirus, Act of God – Yes.

How Does “Cancel for Any Reason” Coverage Work? - To get “Cancel for Any Reason” coverage you’ll have to purchase a base travel insurance plan www.206tours.com/insurance/insurance and add “cancel for any reason” (CFAR) coverage within 14 days (2 weeks) of your first tour confirmation otherwise premium maybe higher or you will not be able to purchase it. Excluded are these 3 states -New York, Missouri and Minnesota -you do not have to purchase basic/ regular travel insurance (which we highly recommend).

You will be able to get all your money back, if you cancel your trip for any reason that’s not already (a reason) covered by your policy, example if you are sick, or a member of your family is sick, you will make a claim through the regular travel insurance, who will refund you.

Itinerary

Day 1, Wednesday, July 7: USA - Madrid

- Board overnight flight to Madrid. Meals served on board (D, B)

Day 2, Thursday, July 8: 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, Friday, July 9: 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)

Day 4, Saturday, July 10: 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)

Day 5, Sunday, July 11: 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)

Day 6, Monday, July 12: 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)

Day 7, Tuesday, July 13: 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)

Day 8, Wednesday, July 14: Sos del Rey Catolico - Verdu - Montserrat

- Breakfast in the hotel in Sos del Rey Catolico
- Morning travel to Verdu & visit to the Chapel in Verdu, 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)

Day 9, Thursday, July 15: 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)

Day 10, Friday, July 16: Barcelona: 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 Spain), 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)

Day 11, Saturday, July 17: Barcelona Airport - USA

- Breakfast in the hotel
- Transfer to the airport in Barcelona for return flight to the USA

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$400 Deposit is due at the time of Registration

2021 Dates & Prices

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Jul 7
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Jul 17, 2021
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Jul 17, 2021
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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

pilgrimage map
  • Madrid
  • Bilbao
  • San Sebastian
  • Loyola
  • Arantzazu
  • Pamplona
  • Xavier
  • Sos del Rey
  • Verdu
  • Montserrat
  • Manresa
  • Barcelona
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