Diocese of Tuam | Joe Walsh Tours

Diocese of Tuam

Celebrate the 160th Anniversary of the Lourdes Apparitions



The annual Tuam Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from 6th to 11th July 2018 from Knock Airport.

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

A typical Tuam Diocesan Pilgrimage package includes:
» Direct flight from Knock 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

Lourdes Pilgrimage Specialists:
» Dublin 01 241 0800
» Belfast 028 9099 4854
» Cork 021 427 7959

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