Pilgrimages in France

PILGRIMAGE, FROM LOURDES TO PARIS

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Pilgrimages in France

LOURDES

AVIGNON

LYON

LISIEUX

PARIS

13-Day Trip

THE TRIP

  • LOURDES
  • ROCAMADOUR
  • AVIGNON
  • NOTRE-DAME DE COTIGNAC
  • NOTRE-DAME DU LAUS
  • NOTRE DAME DE LA SALETTE
  • LYON
  • ARS SUR FORMANS
  • PARAY LE MONIAL
  • NEVERS
  • LISIEUX
  • PARIS

Your pilgrimage begins with the visit of the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary. Built in 1883 by the architect Leopold Hardy, the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary was consecrated in 1901 while the edifice was completed in 1889. It can accommodate up to 1500 faithful and makes the Hautes-Pyrénées a place of meeting for pilgrims from all over the world.

In Rocamadour, you can visit the famous sanctuary of Notre-Dame de Rocamadour and where you will attend a mass. Departure for Avignon, city known for its film festival but it also houses the Palais des Papes which is the largest Gothic buildings of the Middle Ages.

The visit of the sanctuaries continues; the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Grace in Cotignac, Our Lady of Laus, Our Lady of Salette. You will attend the mass in different places. Then a visit of the city of Lyon and the sanctuary of Notre-Dame de Fourvière. You will also stop at Ars-Sur-Formans and its church Saint Blase, the sanctuary of Paray-Le-Monial and Nevers.

Visit the “Buissonnets”, the family home of St. Therese in Lisieux. Thérèse has spent eleven years of her life there until entering Carmel.

End of your journey in Paris, and its well-known monuments such as the Eiffel Tower, the Champs-Elysées, Montmartre, etc.