5-Day PRIVATE France Pilgrimage from Paris by train | Lisieux, Mont St. Michel & Lourdes

Enjoy 5 Days/4 nights touring the pilgrimage sites in France.

In the first two days visit the beautiful region of Normandy travel by train to the city of Lisieux and Discover the life of St Theresa in the Sanctuary. Spend the night at the Hermitage in Lisieux.

The next day meet your expert guide who will drive you to the Mont Saint Michel classed by UNESCO as a world heritage in 1979, visit the abbey at the top where every pilgrim infuses the voyage with their own mix of spiritual nourishment, personal growth, introspection, inspiration, wonder, and curiosity. At the end of the day, your guide will leave you at Rennes train station for your return to Paris on the TGV bullet train, you will be in Paris in one and a half hours to spend the night at your hotel.

On the third day Travel to Lourdes by TGV bullet train to discover the life of St Bernadette Soubirous and the history of the apparitions of the Virgin Mary, attend the torchlight procession in the night. Spend the night at your hotel in Lourdes.

Spend the fourth day in Lourdes and have your own time of contemplation and recollection, you can attend the mass at the grotto or go to the miraculous baths. Return to Paris and spend your last night before your departure the next day.

Languages: English, French

  • 2-6 people max
  • Starting and ending at Paris

Tour

Day 1 Lisieux

  • 1-day tour to Lisieux inclusive of round trip 2nd class train ticket from PARIS
  • 6 hours guided walking tour of the life of St Theresa de Lisieux
  • Lunch with the Sisters of the HERMITAGE in LISIEUX (wine included)
  • Overnight and dinner at the Hermitage (3-Star equivalent) in Lisieux

Day 2 Mont St. Michel – Paris

  • Breakfast at the Hermitage in Lisieux
  • Meet your English-speaking guide/driver, to travel to the Mont St. Michel in a private minivan
  • Guided tour of Mont St. Michel until de Abbey at the top
  • Travel to Rennes with your guide in minivan
  • Take the TGV bullet train to Paris and be there in 1hr30
  • Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Paris

Day 3 Paris – Lourdes

  • Breakfast at your hotel in Paris
  • 2 days /1-night tour to Lourdes inclusive of round 2nd class train ticket from Paris.
  • Afternoon: 3 hour guided walking tour with the places associated with the Saint.
  • Dinner at your hotel
  • Evening Torchlight Procession of the Rosary
  • Overnight in 4-star hotel in Lourdes on full board

Day 4 Lourdes-Paris

  • Buffet breakfast at your hotel
  • Optional Mass at the Grotto
  • Free time for prayers and contemplation
  • Optional opportunity for the sick to take part in the Miraculous Baths
  • Lunch box for the train
  • Mid-afternoon train to Paris
  • Overnight in 3-star hotel in Paris on Bed and Breakfast

Day 5 Paris

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • Departure

End of tour

Includes:

  • Assistance at Paris train stations on departure
  • 2nd class tickets from Paris to Lisieux
  • 2nd class TGV (bullet train) tickets from Rennes to Paris
  • 1 night at the Hermitage in Lisieux
  • 2 nights in a 3-star hotel in Paris
  • 1 night in a 4-star hotel in Lourdes
  • Walking tour and spiritual visit of the Sanctuaries in Lisieux and Lourdes with a professional guide
  • Guide/driver for the visit of Mont St. Michel starting in Lisieux ending in Rennes
  • Scheduled masses
  • 4 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 1 dinner

Not included:

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Tips for the guide