- All Inclusive Pricing
- First Class Hotels
- Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
- Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
- Entrance and Program Fees
- Guided Tours
- International Airfare from NY
- Select Meals on Itinerary
Day 1 Dec. 28 - Depart USA
Depart this evening on an overnight flight to Milan Malpensa (MXP) Airport.
Day 2 Dec. 29 - Arrive in Milan
On the way to Turin, visit Milan including a walking tour for see the Duomo, the Opera House and the Sforzesco (outside). Free time for lunch in Milan and then proceed to Turin.
Day 3 Dec. 30 - The Holy Shroud Exhibit
In the morning you have a city tour of Turin and a view of the Shroud of Turin in the St. John the Baptist Cathedral. We also visit the Shroud Museum. Celebrate mass here (TBC depending on time available). Dinner provided at the hotel.
Day 4 Dec. 31 - Leaning Tower of Pisa on your way to Montecatini
After morning breakfast you will transfer by motor coach to Florence. On the way, stop at Pisa to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa (no guided tour - optional tickets provided at the entrance of the Tower must be purchased locally). After some free time for lunch, board the motor coach and continue the drive to Montecatini. Check in to your Montecatini Hotel. Dinner is on your own tonight.
Day 5 Jan. 1 - Tour of Florence
After morning breakfast, enjoy a guided walking tour of Florence to see the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, the Baptistry (outside), Piazza della Signoria; Ponte Vecchio and Santa Croce Square. Free time for lunch in Florence and then drive to Loreto to check in to your hotel for 2 nights in Loreto. Dinner provided at the hotel.
Day 6 Jan. 2 - Holy House of Loreto & Manoppello
After morning breakfast, visit the Sanctuary of the Holy House of Loreto and then drive to Manoppello. Free time to explore the town on your own and return to the Loreto. Dinner will be served at the hotel.
Day 7 Jan. 3 - Assisi
After morning breakfast, transfer to Assisi. Guided half day tour of Assisi included. Inside visit of St. Mary of Angles Church, St. Francis Basilica; then proceed with the visit of Basilica of St. Clare. Celebrate mass here depending on times and availability. Lunch on your own and then the journey continues to Rome. Check in to your Rome hotel for 2 nights. Dinner is on your own tonight.
Day 8 Jan. 4 - Tour of the Vatican City
After breakfast, depart the hotel by motor coach for guided tour of the Vatican City, including Vatican Museum with Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Lunch on own and in the afternoon visit the Basilica of Saint Paul outside the walls, St. John’s in Lateran Basilica and on the return to the hotel stop at the Coliseum (outside). Dinner in a local restaurant within walking distance of the hotel.
Day 9 Jan. 5 – Return to USA
Following breakfast you will depart for the airport and the return flight to the USA.
Monday, December 28, 2020From $3998