For many pilgrims, Israel epitomises the ultimate pilgrimage destination being the true exemplar of religious activities on Earth. Lead a group of like-minded pilgrims to see many of the sights that are written about in the Bible firsthand. This has to count as one of life’s most moving and memorable experiences. Many pilgrims who make this journey feel that they already know the area, having read about it many times; we often get feedback saying that they discovered a feeling of belonging during their pilgrimage. Take your group on this truly inspirational journey to the Holy Land.
- Visit Bethlehem
- Take a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee
- Discover Petra and the famous Treasury
- Full day guided visit to the Dead Sea
- Explore Nazareth, the Marriage Church of Cana and the Basilica of the Annunciation
Immerse in spirituality as you journey through the holy city of Jerusalem, seeing its many biblical sites first-hand. Why not take a walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Scripture. It is truly an experience of a lifetime to walk in the footsteps of Christ in places which are mentioned throughout the Bible.
Take a journey of spiritual discovery and visit the Church of the Nativity in Manger Square, the oldest standing church in the Holy Land, and, according to tradition, the place where Mary gave birth to Jesus. Visit the ancient Caves of Jerome and the Shepherds’ fields, identified since ancient times with the shepherds who saw the Star of Nativity.
Sitting along the shoreline of the Sea of Galilee, Tiberius takes its name from a Roman Emperor. Jesus spent time here whilst growing up, performing many of the biblical miracles. Take time to explore the Mount of Beatitudes where Jesus delivered his Sermon, before departing for Bethsaida, the birth place of three of the apostles: Peter, Andrew and Philip, and where Jesus is believed to have fed the 5,000.
Famed for its ancient past and architecture, this pilgrimage to Jordan follows in the footsteps of Patriarchs and Prophets. The magical city of Petra, nestled in mountains and built by the Nabateans 2,000 years ago holds many unique structures and facades and is home to the treasury. Follow the ancient Kings’ Highway to the River Jordan and onwards to Madaba to see the magical mosaic map of the Holy Land and Mount Nebo. Visit the historical Amphitheatre in Amman. End your inspiring journey in the city of Gerasha, today known as Jerash, one of the best-preserved Roman cities outside of Rome with its ancient ruins of the Temple of Zeus and the Triumphal Arch.
“There is so much to see and we were able to adapt to take in more places to visit. Very good.”Roger Jones, Group Co-Ordinator for Mortimer Benefice
Visit to Malta
“Very good overall efficient paperwork and organisation.”Father T Hopkins, The Roman Catholic Parish of St Anne and St Brigid
Visit to Fatima
“We are hoping to return to Lourdes and would be very happy for us go through Tours for Churches.”Mrs Imelda Houston
Visit to Lourdes
“The border crossings went super smoothly and even with the extra excursions we included, it was still excellent value for money”Diana Snuggs, Group Organiser
Visit to the Holy Land and Jordan
“Again the tour was excellent and enjoyed by the group.”Canon John and Mrs K Higgins
Visit to Rome
“As always, your team is efficient, prompt and without fail, pleasant and patient. You deal with all queries with such good humour and are most professional. Thank you on behalf of all at holy cross”Ms M Rumble
Holy Cross and St Francis visit to Rome and Assisi