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Paris • Chartres • Caen • Normandy • Mont Saint-Michel • Lisieux

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  • 11 Days (15 Days Extension Optional ~ $5,799 pp) - Our prices include airfare from your home town and exclusively 4 or 5 star hotels everywhere

There are no trip dates scheduled at this time.

Trip Includes

  • Flights from anywhere in the United States and flights between countries as per your itinerary (all necessary flights on your trip are included).
  • Daily Mass will be scheduled.
  • Airport Taxes, Security Fees & Fuel Surcharges Saving you an average of $400-$600!
  • Transfers as per itinerary.
  • 4 or 5 star hotels in downtown areas.
  • Transportation with luxury bus.
  • All breakfasts and all dinners.
  • All tips to driver, hotel, and tour guide. If you feel that the tour guide did a great job, offering them extra tips is greatly appreciated.
  • Guided Tours and Tour Fees ~ Our tour guides are very caring, licensed, and well educated. Many of our guides have their PhD's.
  • Luggage handling (1 suitcase and 1 carry-on per person).
  • Single Supplement (as long as the passenger is willing to room with someone and allows us to provide them with a roommate. If the passenger wants a guaranteed room to of their own, then they have to pay the $900 single supplement).
  • Remember: Our trips are not more expensive during high season ~ Passengers will never be expected to pay extra for anything while on the trip.
Trip Does Not Include

  • Lunch
  • Trip Insurance. Work directly with Travel Guard to protect your investment and insure your money. There are different packages to choose from depending on what your travel needs are. Use the above link or the link right below the picture of the Pope on our home page to visit their site.
Steps For Registration

  1. Call us (855) 842-8001 or register online with a credit card and pay your $500 deposit per person to save your spot. The $500 deposit is part of the total price of the trip.
  2. A $1,000 Additional Deposit (AD) per person is due one month from the registration. The AD is paid ONLY in the form of Check (personal, money order, or bank check).
  3. The balance is due 4 months before the trip departure date. The balance is paid ONLY in the form of Check (personal, money order, or bank check).

  • Mail all checks and correspondence to:
  • Proximo Travel
    PO Box 561
    Auburn, MA 01501

  • NOTE: If you sign up for a trip within 4 months of the departure date, you pay the deposit of $500 with a credit card and the balance is required to be overnighted in the form of a personal check, money order or bank check.

  • Trip Itinerary

    Day 1, September 6: We depart our home airport and connect with our overnight flight to Paris, complimentary dinner and breakfast, on board.

    Day 2, September 7: We arrive in Paris. Our guide meets us and we take our private motor coach to the Chapel of our Lady of the Miraculous Medal at 140 Rue du Bac where St. Catherine Laboure received apparitions of the Blessed Mother and the request for a medal to be made. We celebrate Mass, visit the tomb of St. Catherine Laboure with a stop at the gift shop and around the corner the repose of St. Louise de Marilac and the shrine of St. Vincent de Paul We make our way along the Champs Elysses, see the Eiffel Tower, the classic sites of the Hotel des Invalides and Arc de Triomphe before checking into our hotel. Following dinner, we will join Father Bob on an evening walk. Overnight in Paris.

    Day 3, September 8: We depart for an outside walk at the most famous cathedral in the world devoted to the Blessed Mother, Notre Dame. Repairs from the 2019 fire are still being made to the inside. Staying on the Ile de la Cite, we tour the royal chapel of Louis IX, Sainte Chapell, one of the most beautiful churches with its extraordinary stained glass windows. We continue to the Basilica of St. Denis where the namesake of St. Louis, Missouri, Louis IX, is buried. Mass at St. Denis and enjoy a dinner cruise on the Seine River. Overnight in Paris.

    Day 4, September 9: We begin with a visit to the shrine dedicated to Saint Genevieve, patron saint of Paris at the Saint Etienne du Mont Church where we will have Mass. The church also has the tombs of Blaise Pascal, Jean Racine and Jean-Paul Murat. Then visit the artist community on Montmarte, see a spectacular view of the city and tour the Basilica of Sacre Coeur (Sacred Heart), the second most visited site after the Eiffel Tower. Visit the artist community on Montmarte, see a spectacular view of the city and tour the Basilica of Sacre Coeur (Sacred Heart). The motor coach will return to the hotel and those wishing to stay can explore the nearby artist's quarters of Montmartre and return to the hotel on their own. Dinner and overnight in Paris.

    Day 5, September 10: We leave Paris for the second most visited pilgrimage site in France, the home of the Little Flower of Jesus, St. Therese, Doctor of the Church. An inspiration of her “little way,” we begin at Les Buissonnets (the Lisieux family home), then proceed to the Basilica, the Carmelite Convent Chapel, the reliquary of St. Therese, and the statue of the Virgin Mary that smiled at St. Therese. Mass is in Lisieux and overnight in Caen.

    Day 6, September 11: We make our way to the historic D-Day sites and tour the area remembering those who bravely stormed the beaches, gave their lives and are still heroes in that conflict. We will celebrate Mass in one of the local churches with dinner and overnight in Caen.

    Day 7, September 12: Leaving Caen, we venture to long-time pilgrimage center, Mont-St. Michel, an island off the Normandy coast. We pass medieval walls to enter the Benedictine Abbey that towers over the island joining the monks for Mass. We tour the Abbey and the tour guide will help you explore this charming town. Dinner and overnight in Mont St. Michel.

    Day 8, September 13: Saying goodbye to the Normandy coast, we travel inland to another site of pilgrimages since the Middle Ages, Chartres. Known for the most magnificent display of stained glass in the entire world, Our Lady of Chartres Cathedral also has a relic, the Sancta Camisa, said to be the tunic worn by the Virgin Mary at Christ's birth and a labyrinth on the center of the floor. Mass will be celebrated in one of the churches in the area. Dinner and overnight in Chartres.

    Day 9, September 14: Leaving the medieval ages, we enter the royal surroundings of the French kings and queens on our visit to the Versailles Palace with its own royal chapel. Following the tour of the once super rich and elegant, we return to Paris for Mass, dinner and overnight.

    Day 10, September 15: Free day in Paris to explore at your leisure. You can grab a cab or take a stroll. The tour guide will provide assistance and directions. Mass in a local church. Dinner and overnight in Paris.

    Day 11, September 16: Fly home or join the Post Tour to Rome.


    Day 11, September 16: We fly to Rome, meet our guide and off to the center of Rome to the iconic amphitheater, the Colosseum, the oldest functional building in the world, the Pantheon, and the Basilica of Saints Cosmos and Damiano in the Forum for Mass. Dinner with red and white wine included, overnight in Rome.

    Day 12, September 17: We celebrate Mass in one of the 11 chapels in the Basilica of St. Peter in Vatican City. Vatican rules dictate that your shoulders and knees must be covered out of respect while in St. Peter’s Basilica, make sure your wardrobe today includes long pants, capris, or skirts below the knee, and no sleeveless shirts or tank tops. You will have time for pictures of the Papal Altar, Michelangelo’s marble sculpture, the Pietà, and touch the foot of the statue of St. Peter as a blessing. We will join the hundreds of other pilgrims for the Holy Father’s Angelus prayer at noon. Lunch at Piazza Navona, stroll around the fountains, visit Sant’Agnese in Agone and tour the Palazzo Pamphili.

    Day 13, September 18: We visit one of Rome's most important churches and the oldest, St. John, the Lateran where we renew our baptismal vows. We walk to area churches: first to Scala Santa, to see the Holy Stairs brought to Rome from Jerusalem, on to an early Christian Church, the Basilica of St. Clement, then to the main Basilica dedicated to the Virgin Mary, St. Mary Major, for Mass. We also shop for holy reminders of our pilgrimage experience. We take an evening walk with Fr. Bob after dinner.

    Day 14, September 19: The Vatican awaits -- your choice of the Scavi Tour below the basilica to the tomb of Saint Peter, or the dome with a climb up to the heights to view Rome from the top of Saint Peter's. We take in the elegance of Santa Maria del Popolo and the masterpieces of Caravaggio and Raphael and stop for prayer for conversion of friends and family at the Basilica di Sant'Andrea delle Fratte where Alphonse Ratisbonne, a Jewish aristocrat who had been wearing the Miraculous Medal on a dare from a Catholic friend, was converted. We take in the Spanish steps and the Trevi Fountain, following the tradition of throwing a coin over the shoulder into the fountain with the hope of returning to Rome. This will be our last night at our hotel in Rome.

    Day 15, September 20: Fly home.

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