12 Day Belgium and France
***Daily masses included with all itineraries***
Day 1 NORTH AMERICA - BRUSSELS. Board our flight for Brussels. Dinner and breakfast are served on board.
Day 2 BRUSSELS. We arrive this morning and are met and transferred to our hotel. Lunch is on our own and the afternoon is free at leisure. Dinner and overnight at our hotel.
Day 3 BRUSSELS. This morning after breakfast, we board our motor coach for a visit to the Cathedral of St. Michel, view the Grand Palace and a photo stop at the Palace of Justice. The afternoon is free at leisure with dinner on our own tonight to taste the local flavors.
Day 4 BRUSSELS - BEAURAING - LUXEMBOURG - STRASBOURG. After breakfast, we drive to Beauraing. Here, we visit the Virgin with the Golden Heart. We then head to Luxembourg and stop for lunch on our own before continuing on to Strasbourg for dinner and overnight
Day 5 STRASBOURG. This morning after a hearty breakfast, we Pilgrimage the world famous Notre Dame Cathedral. The afternoon is free at leisure and dinner on our own to taste the local flavors.
Day 6 STRASBORG - GUEBWILLER - COLMAR. After breakfast this morning, we board our motor coach and drive to Guebwiller. Here, we celebrate Mass at the Notre Dame Thierenbach where lunch is provided. We then make a short hop to Colmar where there will be wine-tasting at the Domaine du Wolfloch. The rest of the day is at leisure for pursuits of our own. Dinner and overnight at our hotel.
Day 7 COLMAR - OTTROTT - ORSCHWILLER. Following breakfast, we drive to Ottrott to visit the Monastery of Mont Saint Odile. We then continue on to Orschwiller. After lunch, we visit the Chateau du Haut Koenisbourg. Return to Colmar for overnight with dinner on our own to taste the local flavors.
Day 8 COLMAR - KRUTH. This morning, we travel to Kruth to visit the Chapelle Saint-Nicolas where we celebrate Mass. After lunch at a local restaurant, we return to Colmar with the rest of the day at leisure and dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 9 COLMAR - SAINT DIZIER - EPERNAY - PARIS. Following a hot breakfast, we leave Colmar headed for Epernay. Stop for lunch along the way in Saint Dizier. In Epernay, we enjoy a guided visit of Moet et Chandon with wine tasting. Afterwards, we continue on to Paris for dinner and overnight.
Day 10 PARIS. The entire day is dedicated to some of the major sites of this city. We see the Magnificent Arc de Triomphe memorial, Avenue des Champs Elysees, the Eiffel Tower & Notre Dame Cathedral. After dinner at a local restaurant, we return to our hotel for overnight.
Day 11 PARIS. After a hot breakfast, today is free at leisure for shopping, sightseeing or other pursuits on our own. Dinner is on our own tonight to taste the local flavors.
Day 12 PARIS. Following breakfast, we are transferred to the airport for our return flight home - the end of a most enjoyable pilgrimage.