Sacred Sound Tour 2011 to Southern France
"The Song of Truth"
Discovering the path of your own Truth and Role
in the Footsteps of the Divine Feminine
WE are Back....... to fulfill the Promise
Sacred Sound Healer Jan Cercone and local author,
tour leader Jaap Rameijer and hostess Luanne at the Baluftiere Castle
in Clermont Ferrand. see 2010 trip
Join us May 19 - May 30 2011
as we walk the path of truth of the Divine Feminine in Southern France,
Cathar Country. Limited to 10 guests $2,200, airfare not included
Arrive at the Paris Airport...rendezvous time at 12- 1 pm depending on our flights.
You will be picked up by Jan and Luanne and taken on the 3.5 hr. drive to Baiuftiere, a 8,000sq ft Castle set on 30 acres in the Country....with a lake, lovely grounds gardens. We relax, unpack, get oriented and have a dinner made by a local farmer with organic produce from her yard. We will gather for a Sound Circle before retiring to our one of 20 beds in this special, never before available venue.
May 20 Today after a French breakfast we make a trip to the Vichi Hot springs, natural healing waters we can even drink, followed by a shopping outing. We'll enjoy lunch out.(not included) There are numerous bakeries to choose from for afternoon pastry and espresso. When satiated, we return home for a restful evening , country meal and Sound Circle. Sharing, Connecting and Setting our Intentions.
May 21 Off to the Volcano for Sacred Ceremony and a picnic lunch out. With ritual and ceremony we will be guided by spirit to sing and tone deep in the Volcano. This is one of the primary initiatives for this journey to France. On our outing we can visit the Clermont Ferrand Black Madonna. Then back to the homefront for dinner prepared by local farmer/chefs with fresh picked produce.
Vision of Magdalene and Sara on Cave Wall 2010
May 22 Breakfast, French style, before we embark on a day of Castle Touring with Luanne as our guide. We go to Chenonceau, Chambord and Cheverny and the Grand Cathedral St. Etienne famous for music. Lunch out (not included) It is surrounded by a Mideival Village where we will have dinner in a café together. (not included)
May 23 After breakfast with Luanne, we bid adieu to Baluftiere and head out to the
Gypsy festival of St. Sarah in the seaside village of Ste Maries de la Mer. Enjoy the Pyrenees music, ceremony and joy of celebrating the the arrival of the three Maries to continue Christ's teachings here. We visit the crypt of Sara-la-Kali and have a local sea-food dinner (on your own) A colorful and exciting day.
May 24 After breakfast together at our hotel.... We enjoy more of the Gypsy festival
See the parade, swim in the ocean. Dance and re-live the magic of the three Marys and St. Sarah landing here in refuge. Crowds, live music and the ritual in the Catholic church make this an experience full of wonder. Truly, a gift for the senses and heart.
May 25 After breakfast in our Hotel, off to The Sacred Land of Magdalene, to Les Labadous right below Renne Le Chateau where we join our host Jaap who is also our tour guide. Relax on the spacious heavenly grounds, take a walk, and enjoy a local French Country Dinner..one of the highlights ot the tour.
May 26 A morning hike to a sacred hilltop before breakfast to tone with the morning sun is optional. This is our day to visit the Mary Magdelane Church, dedicated to her in 1053, the villa bethania and the Tour Magdala. We have lunch in the famed Sauniere garden. Meet David Bailey, Sound healer and have your Soul Portrait played live. We will explore the Mystery of the "treasures" and after lunch take a hike into the Mary Magdalene cave where she performed healings. (hike moderately steep) After Dinner, a gathering for sacred sound and integration before retiring in the Grand Hall.
May 27 We visit Limoux after a hearty breakfast at Les Labadous and the Black Madonna at Notre Dame du Marceille. Our guide Jaap, a local beloved author, will take us to his favorite places like the Church of St. Martin, the Abbeys of Polycarpe, St. Hilaire and St. Salvyre. We'll have a picnic lunch together.(included) Our late afternoon trip to the Cite, the Magical Castle town of Carcassone, a Unesco heritage includes great shops and Dinner out at the Castle. (not included).
May 28 We head off early after breakfast to the deep caves of Perillos, where the Holy Family took refuge, and work with sound, ritual and our voices to heal and expand the truth in all dimensions. Some say that Jesus and Joseph of Arimathea are buried there. We will take a picnic lunch.. . Our afternoon tour is to the stunningly dramatic Gorges de Galamus, Hermitage St. Antoine, before heading off to Cucugnan with the pregnant Mary and the Cathar Castles of Queribus, time permitting.. (moderate hike) Back home to Les Labadous for a final dinner together at Les Labadous, before a good-bye ceremony. Perhaps a night walk in the meadow!!
May 29 We leave for Toulouse, to see the famed city of beauty and history where we co-create an unplanned free day, (meals on our own) exploring the river area, cafes...and then overnight at an airport hotel.
May 30 Early am trip to the airport in our van........with many unforgettable memories
Trip Facilitator, Organizer and Leadership,
Jan Cercone, RN, CMP, MA is a Sacred Sound Healer with a focus on helping each person access and attain their own divinity. Founder of the Song and Spirit Center in Marin County, her speciality is helping women clear their voice for empowerment. She has led workshops on the Magdalene Mysteries, leads tours to Sacred Sites and is presently at the Crystal Chalice in Fairfax. Her voice lifts and heals, and she teaches these skills to others with a Passion for the initiatives for the New Divine Earth through the Divine Feminine. This is more than a sightseeing tour, it is an interactive journey with the land, the ancient history and bringing it forth within us to serve our missions more fully here as we push the creations for earth and her people's evolution. 707-206-5068
Tour Guide at Les Labadous
Jaap Rameijer is one of the most prolific authors and photographers of the Divine Feminine in France. He is co-owner of Les Labadous and provides in-depth wonderful tours to groups like ours. A scholar and gentleman, we have a great adventure on every outing. The Magdalene church photo above is by Jaap, all rights reserved. http://www.jaap.fr/nl/01-home.html
Cost: $2,220 American Dollars. Deposit of $500 to hold space. I have no early bird registration special, so it helps me know if you have a strong feeling you will come, limited spaces, and it helps to have an idea of our group by March 1 please.
Then payments of 1/2 of balance due on March 19 ($850) and April 19. ($850)
80% of deposits and payments up till one month of trip, then 50% up till 2 weeks, then
no refunds given two weeks prior. Though we anticipate this special trip to fill,
We must reserve the right to cancel the trip if we do not have adequate sign-ups, the decision date for this will be April 1. If this is the case, all refunds in full will be given of course.
Note, Meals included unless indicated, but meals will usually be taken together as a group. By not including 3 meals a day, it allows a built in flexibility to skip eating out at times or eat nearby in a different restaurant. Please note meals are group prepared and we will do our best to honor dietary requests to the best of our ability. French restaurants are different than American, wonderfully so!! At Les Labadous we have tiny kitches in our room so we will shop for foods we like to eat in the morning.
As we get to know each other and learn our travel style, we may substitute, or delete certain activities based on the group needs. This allows for a more personalized, responsive program while our outline shall serve to show you the most in the most graceful, joyful flow of time and activities.
Logistical information: Travel agent who can meet or beat internet prices:
Andy Anderson firstname.lastname@example.org 510-289-1041 or 510-573-0254
Euros: Make your exchanges at home for the best rates. Bring a few hundred Euros for your expanses, more for shopping!!
Les Labadous; telephone: =33 (0) 468 742 516
Les Labadous information 11190 Aude France
Check the above website to Learn about Femkes wonderful oils, tour assistance, etc.
Bring an alarm clock.
To call home, be sure to add the 00 and then the 1 for USA. 001 and then the number
General information: Bring hiking shoes, weather is just beginning to become warm, bring layers. Prices are based on double and at one site gite triple rooms! Shared baths. The French way, and economical. Private rooms or baths are more, let me know.