All applications and payments (if applicable) are due in full by January 15th. Applicants will receive notification of their acceptance status beginning the week of February 15th. For a complete list of communication updates from the Warriors to Lourdes Staff please refer to the Notification Timeline.
TRAVELING FROM THE U.S.
All flights for those traveling from the U.S. will be arranged by the Knights of Columbus, unless you indicate on your application that you will be making your own travel arrangements. If you do not reside within driving distance of one of the following airport hubs (ATL, IAD, IAH, LAX, RDU, SEA), the K of C will also arrange the flight from your local airport to the nearest of the seven airport hubs where you will join your travel group to Lourdes and connect with your trip leader. Please note that you are responsible for making your own way to your first departure airport. Exceptions may apply.
TRAVELING BY BUS FROM GERMANY
For those traveling via the KofC-issued bus from Ramstein-Miesenbach Air Base in Germany to Lourdes, please refer to this Q&A list for any questions regarding your trip details.
MAKING YOUR OWN WAY?
If you choose to make your own way to Lourdes and join the WTL pilgrimage upon arrival, please note that you are expected to check in at the reception desk of the Hôtel Panorama by 12:00pm on Thursday and stay through to Monday morning. You are encouraged to arrive on Wednesday the week of the Pilgrimage.
HÔTEL SAINT SAUVEUR – PILGRIM HOTEL 1
Hôtel Saint Sauveur is located one block from the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes pilgrimage site. Rooms come with complimentary Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Hotel amenities include a casual restaurant, a brasserie, a tea room, and a sandwich shop.
Address: 9 Rue Sainte-Marie, 65100 Lourdes, France
Phone: +33 5 62 94 25 03
*Meals: Your package stay includes 3 meals a day provided by and served at l'Hôtel Saint Sauveur.
HÔTEL PANORAMA – PILGRIM HOTEL 2
Hôtel Panorama is a 4-minute walk from the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes. It's an 18-minute walk from the central railway station. Rooms and suites come with free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities include a bright restaurant with panoramic views of the Sanctuary, meeting/events room and a TV lounge.
Address: 11 Rue Sainte-Marie, 65100 Lourdes, France
Phone: +33 5 62 94 33 04
*Meals: Your package stay includes 3 meals a day provided by and served at l'Hôtel Saint Sauveur, located adjacent to the Hôtel Panorama.
HÔTEL LA SOLITUDE – WTL EVENTS HOTEL
This will be the location of our Faith and Fellowship Meetings as well as our Warriors to Lourdes Reception Set on the banks of the Gave de Pau, Hôtel La Solitude is an 8-minute walk from the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes and 1.8 km from Gare de Lourdes train station.
Address: 3 Passage Saint-Louis, 65100 Lourdes, France
Phone: +33 5 62 42 71 71