Sunday, June 30, 2013

Grand Ecampment's 2014 Pilgrimage to France

The Grand Encampment in the last issue of the Knights Templar magazine released the invitation to join them for the 2014 Pilgrimage to France. 

This trip would cost $4,075 per person (estimated for 20-24 people) and would be from May 6th to May 17th, 2014, and would include:
10-night-accommodations at the following hotels or similar Arrival transfer on Day 1 – followed by 3-hour panoramic tour of Paris (with guide)
  • 1-night Hotel Belloy Saint Germain Paris 
  • 1-night Hotel Mercure Brive-La-Gaillarde 
  • 2-nights Hotel Mercure Millau 
  • 2-nights Hotel Le Donjon Carcassonne 
  • 1-night Hotel Holiday Inn Dijon 
  • 3-nights Hotel Belloy Saint Germain Paris
12-Breakfasts, 1-Lunch, and 4-Dinners
Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach (7 days)
Services of English-speaking escort/guide per itinerary (7 days)
Local guides as required
Entrance fees per itinerary
Porterage of one piece per person on arrival and departure at each hotel (not at the airport)
May 6 - Depart JFK to ParisMay 7 - Paris arrivalMay 8 - Commanderie D’Arville / Brives la GaillardeMay 9 - Sarlat / MillauMay 10 - Visit the Larzac plateau / Visit to Sainte-EulalieMay 11 - 2nd day of your discovery of the LarzacMay 12 - Montségur and Foix in the Ariège PyreneesMay 13 - Visit the Burgundy Wine RegionMay 14 - Visit Troyes May 15 - Full day at leisure in ParisMay 16 - Full day at leisure in Paris May 17 - Transfer to CDG Airport
Price Includes an estimated 2014 air allowance from JFK to Paris of $ 1,126.00. For those traveling alone, they recommend that you will need an additional $1,400. Please also note that this price doesn't include travel costs to JFK Airport.

If you are interested in going please contact:

John L. Palmer KTCH, KGC, 33° PGM. 
Managing Editor, Knight Templar magazine
P. O. Box 566 Nolensville, TN 37135-0566
Office: (615) 283-8477


  1. Do you think they'll be bringing any Masonic souvenirs (cough, RER, cough) with them?

  2. lol...I think this is just a tourist trip.