McCabe Pilgrimages

McCabe Travel is the UK’s leading operator of specialist tours, pilgrimages, unique event holidays as well as music, opera and ballet vacations with almost 40 years’ award-winning experience of tours to the Holy Land. We offer a range of experiences and holidays all including iconic sights, scenery and once in a lifetime events.

Each tour includes many meals (some in local restaurants), drinks with meals, all excursions, entrances, guided tours and many extras such as local guide, driver hotel and restaurant gratuities, baggage porterage and whisper headsets. All as standard with no hidden extras.

As a faith-based company many of our experiences are escorted by a faith leader as well as our expert Local Guides to offer optional worship and reflection. Often held in the iconic locations where some of mankind’s most momentous events happened for a truly moving experience.

Why Travel with McCabe Pilgrimages?

Forty years of continuous passionate expertise in specialist tours, pilgrimages, special events and authentic experiences. 

Our team are constantly creating once-in-a-lifetime and life changing tours where you stand in the footsteps of history and occurrences that shaped history and changed mankind forever.

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Destinations & Tours

Key Destinations

The Holy Land, Egypt, Jordan, India, Nepal, Malta, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Romania, Bulgaria, Austria, Germany, Great Britain


A full range of award-winning Holy Land itineraries, the footsteps of the Apostles, sacred sites and scenic spots, all escorted by a faith leader to offer optional worship and reflection at some very special locations.

Music, Opera and Ballet Tours

Verona Opera festival, Puccini festival in Tuscany, once in a lifetime breaks to Milan with a performance in La Scala and the Sounds of Saxony for Bach, Handel, Mendelssohn and Schumann.

Special events and festive holidays

Viareggio Carnival, Venice and Verona Carnival, Menton Lemon Festival, special Easter, Advent and a range of festive departures available from mid-February.


We arrange a number of retreats to sacred places such as Iona to relax, contemplate and take time out. More to be announced later in the year.

Special Groups

Tailor made itineraries for church groups, who travel with us year after year, social clubs, friends’ groups and specialist interest groups.

Special Offers

Free Upgrade

Receive an upgrade to top category seating worth £150 on our special Italian, ballet in La Scala and Verona Arena and Puccini Opera Festival tours.

Book by Feb 7th and quote ‘Silver Travel Advisor’.

Call McCabe Travel on 020 8675 6828 for more information or to book.

We regularly receive special offers and discounts from our travel partners.

For the latest offers and a bespoke quotation, speak to a McCabe advisor on 020 8675 6828.

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Speak to a McCabe Pilgrimages advisor for advice on where to go, what to do and how to choose your perfect holiday.

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