Day 1 – Oct. 05
Evening departure by air from Toronto to Rome.
Day 2 – Oct. 06
Morning arrival in Rome. We are transferred to our hotel for Mass, rest and overnight.
Day 3 – Oct. 07
This morning we visit the Vatican Museum incl. Sistine chapel, St. Peter’s basilica and the tomb of John Paul II. Afternoon free time for leisure.
Day 4 – Oct. 08
This morning we attend the Audience with the Holy Father. Afternoon free time to explore Rome.
Day 5 – Oct. 09
After breakfast our tour of Rome takes us to the Basilica of St. John Lateran, Basilica of St. Paul’s in Chains, the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, view the Coliseum and Forum Romanum. Mass in one of the churches in Rome. In the afternoon time to explore Rome.
Day 6 – Oct. 10
Today we travel to Assisi, the city of St. Francis. We visit the upper and lower basilica dedicated to St. Francis and the church of St. Mary of the Angels. After Mass we return to Rome for overnight.
Day 7 – Oct. 11
After breakfast we have a half day walking tour of Rome with guide. We visit Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona and Piazza de Popolo. Afternoon free time on your own to explore Rome and overnight.
Day 8 – Oct. 12
Free time on your own to explore Rome and overnight.
Day 9 – Oct. 13
After breakfast we are transferred to the airport for a flight back to Toronto.