Joe Walsh Tours launches Pilgrimage Programme 2022

Pilgrim specialist Joe Walsh Tours has launched its pilgrimage programme for 2022, featuring regular departures to classic pilgrimage shrines and important religious destinations such as Lourdes in France, Fatima in Portugal, Italy and the Holy Land, as well as Medjugorje in Bosnia & Herzegovina, and fully escorted walking tours on the Camino de Santiago.

Early Booking offer

€50 off for bookings paid in full until 31st of January 2022 on Medjugorje, Fatima, and Holy Land pilgrimages.

Top Pilgrimage Destinations

Lourdes, 4 nights from €569 per person sharing

Surrounded by beautiful landscapes at the foothills of the Pyrenees, Lourdes Shrine in the South of France welcomes five million people each year.

Celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception in December, the Feast of Lourdes in February, and Easter in Lourdes with Joe Walsh Tours, offering pilgrimage trips to the shrine across these special dates.

Your trip with Joe Walsh Tours includes a detailed religious programme led by a Spiritual Director, and accommodation in some of the best hotels in Lourdes, adapted to host people with reduced mobility.

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Fatima, 7 nights from €699 per person sharing 

Fatima, Portugal, is known as the ‘city of peace’, and pilgrimages have been taking place here since 1917, when Our Lady appeared to three local shepherd children.

Joe Walsh Tours has regular departures to Fatima from May to October, with detailed programmes led by their local experts.

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Medjugorje, 7 nights from €699 per person sharing

Pilgrims travelling to Medjugorje with Joe Walsh Tours can choose from short breaks to week-long pilgrimages, all of them including a detailed religious programme coordinated by our dedicated and experienced team in Bosnia, led by Philip Ryan, expert on the sanctuary and the region.

Weekly departures from April to October.

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Italy, from €669 per person sharing

Joe Walsh Tours’ pilgrimage trips to Italy take you to the most important religious shrines and sacred sites in this beautiful country and cradle of the Catholic faith, including Rome and the Vatican, spectacular Assisi the home of St Francis and Padre Pio’s San Giovanni Rotondo and Pietrelcina.

At Joe Walsh Tours we have a selection of pilgrimage to Italy in 2022 with more dates being added soon.

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Camino de Santiago Escorted Guided Tours, from €895 per person sharing

Joe Walsh Tours has a selection of Camino de Santiago tours for pilgrims looking to walk these ancient spiritual trails. Camino guided tours are ideal for pilgrims and walkers looking for a group to be part of and share this very special journey with.

With 2022 being a Xacobeo Holy Year, there is no better time to get to the Camino de Santiago.

Departures from April to October, including July to celebrate Saint James Day and an ‘easy’ Camino de Santiago Walk and Coach tour in August with Joe Walsh Tours.

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Holy Land, from €1,765 per person sharing

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land is a once in a lifetime experience and very special spiritual journey to the oldest and most important pilgrimage destination in the world: Jerusalem and the Holy Land.

On our pilgrimage tours to the Holy Land you will visit important biblical places such as Bethlehem, the church of the Nativity and the Mount of Olives; take a boat across the Sea of Galilee and renew your baptismal vows in the Jordan River.

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Additional dates and destinations will be announced in the coming weeks. Further information and all departures can be found at  





For more information on Joe Walsh Tours please contact Ali Finnegan


About Joe Walsh Tours

At Joe Walsh Tours we specialise in classic pilgrimages and pilgrim tours to the most important sacred sites, holy shrines and spiritual destinations in Europe and the world.

Our knowledgeable team of travel experts has decades of experience organising tours and welcoming pilgrims to historic destinations such as the Holy Land, Rome and Santiago de Compostela; as well as the Marian shrines of Lourdes, Fatima and Medjugorje.