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  21st Century Haj & Umra Services [ Based in London ]
Various all-inclusive package trips to Saudi Arabia for Haj and Umra.
  Haj & Umra   -   pilgrimage tours from the UK
Specialist in all inclusive Hajj and Umrah packages
All Tours Include: Return air fares from London (direct flight with Saudi Arabian airline)  -  All hotel accommodation is fully air-conditioned and near to the Haramain Sharifain (4 people per room with en suite bathroom )  -  Round transfers by air-conditioned coaches, as per itinerary  -  Mina, Arafat, Mozdalifah and ziyarat  -  Religious guides  -  Bank drafts  -  All meals  -  Application for Visa.
  LTG Pilgrimages  -  Living the Gospel
LTG Pilgrimages specialise in organising special courses for people of all ages and backgrounds with a particular interest in faith and history.
  Paxtravel  -  a leading name in pilgrimage organisation for > 25 years
Itineraries on a mixture of religious and cultural themes, for groups large and small and individuals.
For individuals, they have frequent pilgrimages to destinations as diverse as Rome, Santiago de Compostela, Malta, Mexico and even Peru!
  Responisble Travel   -   Historical Pilgrimage to the Desert Lands of the Old Testament
Over the years this has proven to be of our most popular journeys. Following the traditional route of the Exodus we travel from the tip of the Sinai peninsula up into the Western mountain range and on to Mt Sinai finishing in the Eastern sandstone desert. As well as being closely associated with the Old Testament, Sinai was an important centre for early Christianity.
The journey encompasses historical sites including chalcolithic tombs, inscriptions of the Ancient Egyptians, and of course St Catherine's Monastery (one of the treasure houses of early Christian art). We finish the journey on a two day camel trek with the Bedouin.
  Sam Smith Travel   -   specialised pilgrimage holidays to Jordan
  The Pilgrimage Trust
Registered Charity which arranges Pilgrimage Holidays to Lourdes in the South of France for children and adults with disabilities.
  Tours for Churches   -   European and Worldwide Travel Tours for Church Groups
Tours for Churches is dedicated to organising tours for groups travelling on pilgrimage. They provide both standard and tailor-made tours to most of the pilgrim, Christian and biblical destinations that your group would wish to visit.  Destinations: Lourdes,  Rome,  Poland,  Malta,  Fatima,  Santiago de Compostela,  Turkey,  Iona,  Holy Land,  Greece and more.
  Worldwide Travel Plan
Fully escorted pilgrimage holidays. Italy: Rome and Assisi, plus The Villa Palazzola, Rocca di Papa, Roma. West of Ireland: Knock, Co. Mayo, plus Galway and Sligo.

  Celtic Mystical Journeys [ USA ]   -   Ireland, England, Scotland, France, Sri Lanka and India
Visit ancient Celtic and early Christian sacred power sites. Experience for yourself the mystery of Celtic spirituality. Feel their energies as you explore lands rich in legend, myth, folklore and beautiful gardens.
As you journey through fertile lands and magnificent countryside, you will be transported back to a time when nature, song, and dance provided food for the soul.
Tours, Customized Tours, Sacred Journeys, Pilgrimages, Retreats, Sacred Power Sites, Celtic Spirituality, Garden Tours, Meeting and Event Planners.

Guides / Related Books

Biblical Holy Places: An Illustrated Guide  -   Rivka Gonen
Paperback 288 pages (March 2000);  Publisher: Paulist Press;  Language: English;  ISBN: 080913974X

Catholic Shrines of Western Europe  -   Kevin Wright
Packed full of practical and essential information, this award-winning pilgrimage guidebook covers more than seventy of Christianity's most celebrated shrines and sanctuaries in nine Western European countries. Inside these pages you can visit and plan trips to famous holy sites such as those found in France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, England, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland, while also learning all about Marian apparitions, miraculous images, renowned biblical sites, cathedrals, abbeys, Eucharistic miracles, relics, and more.
Paperback 238 pages (September 1997);  Publisher: Liguori Publications;  Language: English;  ISBN: 0764801023


  Christian Web UK
  Garden Tomb   -   Jerusalem near Damscus Gate
It is believed by many to be the location of the garden of Joseph of Arimathea, outside the city walls, and the tomb where Jesus Christ was laid after His crucifixion; and rose from death.
  Irish Pilgrimage Trust
The first IHCPT Pilgrimage travelled to Lourdes during Easter Week in 1972. Fourteen young people with disability and fourteen adult companions made up this first group.
Next Easter, April 2004, will be our 33rd. pilgrimage. Some five hundred young people from the thirty-two counties of Ireland will spend a week on pilgrimage and holiday in Lourdes with the Irish Pilgrimage Trust.
For many years IHCPT have also organised summer holiday camps for young people with special needs. We call these holiday breaks "Friendship Weeks".
  Sacred Sites   -   Places of peace and power
The Sacred Site Pilgrimage of Martin Gray. Martin Gray is an anthropologist and photographer specializing in the study of sacred sites and pilgrimage traditions around the world.  Traveling as a pilgrim, Martin spent  twenty years,  visiting and photographing over 1000 sacred sites in eighty countries.
  Shrine Towns of France
The Association of Shrine Towns of France brings together Tourist Offices and Shrines pursuing a common objective: to constantly improve the welcome given to the visitor, tourist or pilgrim seeking spirituality in the site he is discovering or wishing to expand his knowledge on the tourist environment around the Shrine. It is at your disposal to facilitate the organisation of your stay in the Shrine Towns of France.

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