National Franciscan Pilgrimage | Joe Walsh Tours

National Franciscan Pilgrimage

Lourdes is a place of universal meeting and sharing, prayer and celebration of life

The annual National Franciscan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from the 19th to 24th September 2019 from Dublin Airport. We will be taking bookings for this pilgrimage soon.

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

A typical National Franciscan Pilgrimage package includes:
» Direct flight from Dublin or Shannon 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 contact Pilgrimages Abroad on 01 635-9300 or email info@pilgrimagesabroad.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