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A day in LISIEUX following the footsteps of SANTA TERESA from Paris

Sainte Thérèse of Lisieux is one of the most popular saints in the history of the church. Pope Pius X called her "the greatest saint of modern times".
The Sanctuary of Lisieux, the city where she lived and died, is a very special place, to visit and follow her footsteps.
In this 1-Day tour, you travel to the city of Lisieux by train from Paris, starting at Saint Lazare train station; you will receive special assistance prior to your departure.
On arrival to Lisieux, you will meet your guide for a full-day walking tour to visit the places related to the saint: Attend the 11:15 mass at the Carmel, have Lunch in the Hermitage, Visit "The Buissonnets" her childhood home, discover the beautiful Basilica built in her name and the Cathedral where she used to pray.
At the end of the day, take your train for your return journey to Paris.

per adult from

$405

AUD

Duration

7 to 8 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Full day walking guided private tour of Lisieux
    • Lunch in the sisters of the Hermitage with wine
    • Round-trip train tickets Paris/Lisieux/Paris in second class.
    • Special prices for groups over 15 people on request
    • Entry/Admission - Gare St. Lazare
    • Entry/Admission - Carmel De Lisieux
    • Entry/Admission - Les Buissonnets
    What's excluded :
    • Tips for the Guide
    • Umbrella/Raincoat
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Gare St. Lazare, 13 rue d Amsterdam, 75008 Paris France

    *Assistance at St. Lazare Train Station before taking the train
    *Round trip train ticket PARIS/LISIEUX/PARIS in 2ND CLASS (1h30 each way)
    *Meeting point: 7:15 a.m. at the St. Lazare Train Station
    *Depart at 07.42 and return by 19.19 to PARIS

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Carmel De Lisieux, 37 rue du Carmel, 14100 Ville de Lisieux, Lisieux France

    Attend the 11.15 mass at the Carmel de Lisieux.
    Pilgrims can come and venerate the remains of St. Thérèse in the Chapel of the Reliquary. Some of her remains have been inserted into the figure which represents her on her death bed.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Carmel De Lisieux, 37 rue du Carmel, 14100 Ville de Lisieux, Lisieux France

    Lunch at the Hermitage

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Les Buissonnets, 22 Chemin des Buissonnets, 14100 Ville de Lisieux, Lisieux France

    Visit the Buissonnets, her childhood home.
    The house "Buissonnets" is the childhood home of St. Teresa of Lisieux. Today it is a museum consisting of scenes describing the stages of the life of Therese Martin.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sanctuaire Sainte Therese, 31 Rue du Carmel, 62095 Ville de Lisieux, Lisieux France

    Visit the Basílica Built in her honor.
    Saint Therese of Lisieux was beatified in 1923 and canonized in 1925. It was decided to build a large basilica dedicated to the pilgrimage in the city where she lived and where she died.
    Preceded by a large forecourt, the monument stands on a hill, on the edge of the city. It is fully funded by donations and subscriptions from around the world.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Cathedrale Saint-Pierre de Lisieux, Place de Francois Mitterrand, 14100 Ville de Lisieux, Lisieux France

    Visit the Cathedral, where she used to pray.
    The cathedral of Saint-Pierre de Lisieux is a monument of Gothic style which survived the 1944 bombings. The church visible today was built between 1160 and 1230, at the initiative of Bishop Arnoul. Bishop Pierre Cauchon, who is known for investigating the trial of Joan of Arc, is buried there as he was appointed the bishop of Lisieux in 1432.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gare St. Lazare, 13 rue d Amsterdam, 75008 Paris France

    Return to Paris by train.
    Arrive in Paris at 19:19

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Paris Saint-Lazare, 13 Rue d'Amsterdam, 75008 Paris, France
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Wheelchair accessible under request
    • Dress code: A dress code is required to enter places of worship. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.
    • Bring an umbrella/raincoat
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Masks are compulsory during the train journeys
    • During the walking tour of LISIEUX – masks are optional for the guide and passengers – except during inside visits of the Basilica, The Cathedral and the CARMEL
    • Hand washing and social distancing are recommended during lunch and dinner at the Sisters of the HERMITAGE
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Dynamic Tourisme Paris

Activity ID: V-110148P2

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