Pilgrimage Tours

Pilgrimage Tours

Over the centuries, pilgrims have journeyed to shrines and sacred places around the world, developing the foundations of present-day travel by mapping routes and creating a culture of hospitality. For the modern pilgrim, our Pilgrimage Tours offer a life-changing opportunity to follow in the footsteps of these early travelers and visit many of the same ancient sites. You'll not only learn the religious history of these places, but also understand the secular background and experience the modern culture.

Friendly Planet has been arranging pilgrimages and other religious group travel since 1981. Below are just a few sample itineraries that we've created. Want to arrange a pilgrimage like the ones below for your church or group, to this or many other destinations? We have the knowledge and experience to help. Please call us or email . We'd be happy to put together an itinerary that's just right for your group.

Our pilgrimage packages generally include international flights from your home city, hotel and/or cruise accommodations, transfers, many meals, guided touring, and exceptional service, at some of the best prices you'll find anywhere. The tours below require a minimum of 10 passengers. Select a tour for a full list of features.

Pilgrimages: Footsteps of Pope Benedict XVI

Footsteps of Pope Benedict XVI

See Package 9 days from $1799*
Highlights Prague Castle, Infant Jesus of Prague, Regensburg Cathedral, Altoetting, Church of Our Lady in Munich
Pilgrimages: Footsteps of Pope John Paul II

Footsteps of Pope John Paul II

See Package 9 days from $1699*
Highlights Divine Mercy, Wadowice, Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, Wieliczka Salt Mines, Black Madonna of Czestochowa, Prague Castle, Infant Jesus of Prague
Pilgrimages: Footsteps of Two Popes

Footsteps of Two Popes

See Package 13 days from $2759*
Highlights Divine Mercy, Wadowice, Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, Wieliczka Salt Mines, Black Madonnas in Czestochowa and Altoetting, Prague Castle, Infant Jesus of Prague
Pilgrimages: Forever Italy

Forever Italy

See Package 13 days from $3199*
Highlights Papal Audience, Vatican City, 4 Major Basilicas of Rome, St. Francis Basilica and Tomb, Gubbio, Cortona, Siena, San Gimignano, Cathedral of Florence, the Accademia of Fine Arts in Florence, Modena, Parma, Cathedral of Milan, The Last Supper.
Pilgrimages: Grand Cathedrals of Spain

Grand Cathedrals of Spain

See Package 13 days from $2999*
Highlights St. James Cathedral in Santiago, Burgos Cathedral, Our Lady of the Pillar in Zaragoza, Montserrat Monastery, Sacred Family Cathedral in Barcelona
Pilgrimages: Great Basilicas of Italy

Great Basilicas of Italy

See Package 13 days from $3199*
Highlights Papal Audience, Vatican City, 4 Major Basilicas of Rome, St. Francis Basilica and Tomb in Assisi, the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, the Accademia of Fine Arts in Florence, the Ravenna Mosaics, St. Anthony's Basilica in Padua, St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, the Cathedral of Milan, The Last Supper.
Pilgrimages: Holy Land

Holy Land

See Package 10 days from $1969*
Highlights Bethlehem, Nazareth, Sea of Galilee, Baptism at Jordan River, Mount of Beatitudes, Via Dolorosa/Stations of the Cross, Holy Sepulcher, Ein Karem, Dead Sea
Pilgrimages: La France Catholique

La France Catholique

See Package 13 days from $2999*
Highlights Lourdes Shrine, Carcassonne, Rocamadour, Avignon, Chartres, Notre Dame and Shrine of the Miraculous Medal in Paris
Pilgrimages: Lourdes & Fatima

Lourdes & Fatima

See Package 10 days from $1999*
Highlights Lourdes Shrine, Burgos Cathedral, Fatima Shrine
Pilgrimages: Lourdes & Paris

Lourdes & Paris

See Package 8 days from $1599*
Highlights Lourdes Shrine, Chartres, Notre Dame and Shrine of the Miraculous Medal in Paris
Pilgrimages: Medjugorje & Adriatic

Medjugorje & Adriatic

See Package 9 days from $1199*
Highlights Meeting with the visionaries, Dubrovnik's walled city, the Roman Diocletian Palace in Split
Pilgrimages: Rome & Assisi

Rome & Assisi

See Package 8 days from $1899*
Highlights Papal Audience, Vatican City, 4 Major Basilicas of Rome, St. Francis Basilica and Tomb
Pilgrimages: Rome & Holy See

Rome & Holy See

See Package 7 days from $1399*
Highlights Papal Audience, Vatican City, 4 Major Basilicas of Rome, Sunday Mass at St. Peter's Square

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