Diocese of Down & Connor | Joe Walsh Tours

Diocese of Down & Connor

Celebrate the 160th Anniversary of the Lourdes Apparitions



The annual Down & Connor Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place 10th – 17th July 2018 (7 nights) & 11th – 16th July 2018 (5 nights) from Belfast Airport.

If you require assistance or intend on taking a wheelchair to Lourdes you must register your request by calling our office.

A typical Down & Connor Diocesan Pilgrimage package includes:
» Direct flight from Belfast to Tarbes-Lourdes Airport and return
» Return airport transfers with guide assistance
» 5 nights hotel accommodation | Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner
» Full programme of religious ceremonies and special masses
» Guided tours and social evenings
» Full assistance of Joe Walsh Tours guides and representatives

For additional information, please call one of our Lourdes Pilgrimage Specialists:
» Dublin 01 241 0800
» Belfast 028 9099 4854
» Cork 021 427 7959
» or email info@joewalshtours.ie

Local Information

  • Currency: Euro (€, EUR)
  • Local time: GMT +1 hour
  • Airport: Tarbes-Lourdes (LDE)
  • Flight duration: 2 hours 15 minutes approximately
  • Transfer time: 20 minutes from Tarbes-Lourdes (LDE) airport
  • Languages: French; many people speak English
  • Climate: Continental mountain climate with warm summers and cold, dry winters; best time to travel is April to October
  • Voltage: 230V A/C, sockets outlets and sockets Type C 2 pin and Type E 2 pin are used
  • Visa: not required for EU citizens; non-EU citizens are advised to check with the relevant authorities
  • Passport: EU passport holders travelling to France must have an up-to-date passport valid for travel three months beyond the date of return; non-EU citizens are advised to check with the relevant authorities