Pilgrimage Activity Levels

We have assigned one of the following activity levels to each of our pilgrimages to help you decide on which pilgrimage best fits your needs and to enable you to physically prepare for your pilgrimage if necessary. Please check the specific pilgrimage you are interested in for its designated level.
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Level 1

A Walk in the Park
“I like to be outside and to explore a little, but I also like to sit down and take in the views around me.”
  • Minimal walking, terrain with slight to minimal imperfections, could be standing for long periods of time in lines or at sites, time to rest at the sites, some stairs, sidewalks and streets with low to medium grade, on and off bus daily
  • Up to 5,000 steps/day
  • Typical for Medjugorje and some Marian Shrines pilgrimages
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Level 2

On the Move
“I like to get moving and take in everything! I want to see as much as I can, but I don’t mind a break here and there.”
  • Moderate walking between attractions, terrain with slight to moderate imperfections, may be standing for long periods of time in lines or at sites, some time to rest at the sites, moderate stairs, low to medium grades, opportunities to explore on your own, on and off bus daily
  • Up to 10,000 steps/day
  • Typical for our Guadalupe and most European pilgrimage sites
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Level 3

Howdy, Pilgrim
“I have a knack for adventure, and will do whatever necessary to obtain it! I’m game for anything, and don’t mind enduring long days to get my fill!”
  • Some periods of extensive walking between sites, varied terrain, may use public transportation, standing for long periods of time in lines or at sites, minimal resting time, moderate to extensive stairs, low to high grades, some opportunities to explore on your own
  • Up to 20,000 steps/day
  • Typical for most Holy Land and some Italy and France pilgrimages
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Level 4

Stairway to Heaven
“I’m ready to enter into a tough spiritual and physical journey. I’m prepared for long and full days; my time on this pilgrimage is definitely going to bring me abundant graces!”
  • Majority of time spent walking, varied terrain, little to no transportation between sites, standing and walking for long periods of time, minimal resting time, moderate to extensive stairs, low to high grades, majority of time spent on your own
  • Up to 40,000 steps/day
  • Typical for our pilgrimages along the Camino de Santiago
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