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Tour Information

UNDER SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE OF FR. ANTHONI POUL NARISETTI, ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF ST. PATRICK’S PARISH, CALGARY (May 25 to Jun 3, 2022)

May 25 to Jun 06, 2022 – 13 days

Price: CAD$5,390. (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Toronto departure
Price: CAD$5,590. (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Montreal/Ottawa/Halifax/Thunder Bay departure
Price: CAD$5,690. (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Calgary/Vancouver/Winnipeg/Saskatoon departure
Price: US$4,650. (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for San Francisco departure
Price: US$4,890. (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Las Vegas departure
Price: CA$4,490. (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Land Only

FLIGHTS ADD ON ARE AVAILABLE FROM NORTH AMERICAN CITIES
Travel arrangements by QS Travel & Tours Inc. affiliate of Queen Syrena Travel Inc.
3055 Dundas St. W., #4, Mississauga, ON L5L 3R8. Tel. 905.412.2242 or 1-800-565-3619 E-mail: group@qstours.com

Itinerary

May 25 Depart Toronto to Lisbon.
May 26 Arrival in Lisbon. Transfer to our hotel in Fatima. En route stop in Santarem, the site of Eucharistic Miracle in February 1247. Dinner, procession with candles and overnight.
May 27 Full day in Fatima, famous for the apparitions of our Lady of the Rosary to three shepherd children: Lucia dos Santos and her two cousins. We are going to visit the Apparition Chapel, the Basilica that contains the tombs of two younger children and the houses where Francisco, Jacinta and Lucia used to live. Mass, dinner, procession with candles and overnight.

May 28 After breakfast, travel to Porto. Porto is a historic and varied city, from the warren of narrow streets that make up the ancient Ribeira district through to the grand plaza of the Trindade district. The region is famed for the production of Port, which is still stored and matured in the vast cellars that stretch along the banks of the Douro River. Guided tour the city of Porto takes us to Porto cathedral, Porto bridge, etc. Continue to Braga, Portugal, visit Bom Jesus do Monte. Dinner and overnight in Santiago de Compastela.May 29 After breakfast depart for Santiago de Compostela, where the remains of Saint James, one of the apostles of Jesus Christ, are buried. Private mass at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. Afternoon walking tour of the city. Dinner and overnight in Leon, Spain.

May 30 Today we travel from Leon, Spain to Burgos. Upon arrival, half day walking tour of Burgos, in the past capital of the Castile Kingdom for almost five hundred years. We visit Cathedral dedicated to Virgin Mary and we celebrate mass. Burgos Cathedral is a masterpiece of Spanish gothic architecture, declared World Heritage by UNESCO. Afternoon depart for Lourdes. Upon arrival dinner, procession with candles and overnight.

May 31 Full day in Lourdes. Time to visit the Grotto of Massabielle, two Basilicas and participate in the Way of the Cross. Time for baths and visit to the “Cachot” where Bernadette lived with her family in great poverty at the time of apparitions. After dinner procession with candles and overnight.

Jun 01 In the morning we continue from Lourdes to Avignon – the city of Popes. In 14th century seven consecutive Popes took residence in Avignon. We visit the ancient walled city and see the Notre Dame Des Doms Cathedral, the Popes Palace and world famous Avignon bridge – Pont St.Benezet. Dinner and overnight in Avignon.

Jun 02 Through the splendid vineyards of Languedoc – Roussillon to Nice, the sophisticated “Queen of the French Riviera. After lunch we continue to Monaco. We see the Cathedral, where Princess Grace was married in 1956 and the tomb of Grimaldi family. Panoramic tour of Monte Carlo. Mass. Dinner and overnight in Nice.

Jun 03 After breakfast, we travel to Milan. Upon arrival, panoramic tour of Milan takes us to Dominican convent Santa Maria delle Grazie La Scala Opera House and Basilica Saint Ambrogio, one of the oldest churches in Milan. We will also visit the Duomo, one of the biggest and grandest Gothic cathedrals in the world. Dinner and overnight in Milan.

Jun 04 After breakfast, travel to Innstruck, Austria. Enroute stop at Trento, Italy. From its 13th-century castle to a collection of rare aircraft and the state-of-the-art MUSE science museum – a landmark of contemporary Italian architecture – Trento is full of surprises. Although its location at the junction of the trading route from Venice up the Val Sugana with the road over the Brenner Pass made it an important city since Roman times, its place in history was assured when the Council of Trent met and deliberated here from 1545 to 1563. Mass. Dinner and overnight in Innstruck, Austria.

Jun 05 Depart for the small picturesque Bavarian village of Oberammergau where the Passion of Christ has been enacted every ten years in a Play since 1634 from a vow to save the town from further ravage of the plague. A long-awaited, lifetime experience, incredibly attracting visitors worldwide with a cast made up exclusively of local villagers with impeccable performance.

Jun 06 Today our tour comes to an end. We depart for the airport in Munich for our flight to Toronto.

 

TOUR COST CAD$5,390.00 INCLUDES:

– air transportation – hotel accommodation first class or superior tourist class based on double occupancy
– All taxes and tips
– 2 meals breakfast and dinner daily
– all sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide
– Oberammergau Passion Play package

NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR:
– single supplement $830, excluding the night in Oberammergau on Jun 05.

– meals not specified, insurance, documentation

HOW TO BOOK:
First non refundable deposit of $500.00 per person is required at time of booking. Second deposit of $500.00 per person to be paid by Sep 30, 2021. Insurance must be purchased at time of booking.

BALANCE OF PAYMENT
Balance due is payable 90 days prior to departure
For late bookings /within 90 days/ full payment is due immediately.

CANCELLATION:
If cancellation is necessary, please advise QS Travel & Tours immediately in writing. Cancellation charges are as follows:
Until September 30, 2021…………………………………$500.00 per person
90 days before departure ……………………………..$1,000.00 per person
Between 90 and 45 days before departure ………. 50% of the total cost
45 days or less ……………………………………………. 100% of the total cost

IF YOU CHANGE YOUR BOOKING:
A $25 administration charge will be applied for changes you make to your booking outside the 60 days to departure period. Please note name changes are not allowed and such will be treated as cancellations.

IF QS TRAVEL & TOURS CHANGES YOUR BOOKING:
QS Travel & Tours will advise you of any change we feel significantly alters the holiday which you have purchased from us. Occasionally, changes might occur close to departure time. In such cases, you will be notified as early as possible. Due to circumstances beyond our control, the local tour operator may have to make last minute changes in hotel or schedule. In case the standard of the accommodation is changed, QS Travel & Tours will offer the choice of a full and immediate refund or comparable alternate travel services acceptable to you.

UNUSED SERVICES:
No refund or adjustment can be made for any portion of holiday not used.

GOOD VALUE AND EXPECTATIONS:
The Ministry of Consumer Relations requires that Ontarians traveling abroad be advised that they may encounter different living standards and practices than those at home.

FLIGHT CONNECTIONS:
In the event of a change in our flight times, with or without notice, we cannot accept responsibility for any special connecting fares which you might purchase and which cannot be changed without penalty.

TRAVEL DOCUMENTATION:
A valid Canadian passport is required for all visits outside of Canada. It is the sole responsibility of the passenger to ensure proper and valid documentation. Failure to provide valid documentation may result in denied boarding of the aircraft and cancellation of your flight arrange-ments without refund. If you are holding a passport other than Cana-dian, please contact QS Travel & Tours to determine whether or not a visa is required for entry into the country you will be visiting.

BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE
One piece of luggage of 23kg per person plus a carry-on-bag /weighting not more than 5 kg/

FLIGHT TIMES
All flight times are subject to change with or without prior notice to the passengers or his/her agent. QS Travel & Tours does not accept liability for missed connection or any expenses resulting from an off-schedule, rescheduled or late flight operations.

PRICES
Prices in this brochure are given in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. Prices are correct at the time of going to press. In the event of any change beyond QS Travel & Tours control, including but not limited to increase in the price of fuel, currency fluctuations affecting our costs, or increases in government taxes or levies. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to surcharge the passenger/s up to 7% of a tour cost.

LIABILITY
QS Travel & Tours Inc. is a tour operator and has made the advertised holiday arrangements with the airline/s/, hotel/s/, cruiseship/s/, other operator/s/ and other. Each of these organizations has its own specific terms and conditions for doing business and you will be bound by them. QS Travel & Tours accepts no responsibility for /A/ the acts or omissions of any party/ies/ other than QS Travel & Tours employees./B/failure by the passenger to be properly documented; /C/ failure by the passenger to comply with departure or joining or baggage requirements;/D/ aircraft delays, government actions, priests change their commitments as spiritual directors, etc, act/s/ of God or any factor beyond our direct control; /E/ cancellation or delay to any tour or holiday or change to the itinerary; /F/ expenses resulting from lost or damaged baggage. QS Travel & Tours accepts no responsibility for additional expenses due to delays or changes in air, rail, road, sea or other service, quarantine, sickness, war, weather or other causes All such expenses will have to be borne by the passengers. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to refuse any person as a member of these tours at its sole discretion. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to cancel any or all departure/s/ with or without prior notice and QS Travel & Tours sole responsibility shall be to refund all monies paid for such cancelled departures. The laws and courts which govern this contract are those of the Province of Ontario.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
When you book you QS Travel & Tours, an agreement is made between you and QS Travel & Tours and others who will provide ser-vices. Please read carefully the information on this page for it sets out the conditions governing the provision of these holidays.

INSURANCE
TRAVEL INSURANCE (pp dbl occupancy)(tax included)

Age/Type of insurance  All inclusive   Trip cancellation/Interuption

  • Age: 0-59                          $380.16                           $335.88
  • 60-64                                  $464.40                          $408.24
  • 65-69                                  $541.08                           $455.76
  • 70-74                                  $581.04                           $477.36

Insurance rates subject to change any time.
Once purchased insurance premiums are not refundable.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL:
Tel. 905.412.2242; 1.800.565.3619
Email: group@qstours.com

Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima in Portugal and over her big blue sky

Two portuguese churches in Porto. What looks like just one big church is actually two connected by what is one of the world’s narrowest houses – just 1 meter wide. To the left is Carmelitas Church and to the right is Carmo Church.

Bom Jesus do Monte Monastery, Braga, Portugal. Bright Blue Sky

Avignon Bridge with Popes Palace, Pont Saint-Bénezet, Provence, France

Duomo, Milan