Diocese of Raphoe | Joe Walsh Tours

Diocese of Raphoe

Celebrate the 160th Anniversary of the Lourdes Apparitions

2019 dates for the annual Raphoe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes (from Belfast Airport) will be released at the end of the year.

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

A typical Raphoe 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