Late morning arrival in Rome. We are transferred to St. Peter’s Basilica and visit the tombs of St. John Paul II and late Pope Benedict XVI. Continue to our hotel, some time for rest, dinner and overnight.
Full day in Rome. Our tour of the city includes views of the Coliseum and Forum Romanum and visits to the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, St. John Lateran and St. Peter in Chains. Afternoon free time or an optional walking tour of Rome (Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Piazza del Popolo). Mass and return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Another full day in Rome. In the morning we attend the audience with the Holy Father. In the afternoon we visit Vatican Museum and famous Sistine Chapel. Some free time, Mass, dinner and overnight.
This morning we travel to Assisi - the city of St. Francis. En route we visit Cascia, the city of St. Rita, where we visit Basilica dedicated to her and celebrate Mass. Upon arrival in Assisi we visit the Basilica dedicated to St. Francis. Dinner and overnight.
Siena - Florence
Morning visit to the church of St. Maria degli Angeli with a chapel built by St. Francis (Porziuncola) where we celebrate Mass. Continue to Siena, the city of St. Catherine, where we visit the Cathedral (Duomo) and Piazza del Campo. Continue to Florence for dinner and overnight.
Full day in Florence – the cradle of Renaissance and the capital city of Tuscany. Our guided tour takes us to the Basilica of Santa Maria Del Fiore (Mass), the famous Ponte Becchi, Piazza Signori and the Church of Santa Croce. Afternoon some free time, dinner and overnight.
Morning departure to Ravenna. We visit St. Vitaly Basilica from 6th cent. Ravenna's early Christian churches and Byzantine mosaics have been collectively designated a World Heritage Site. Continue to Padua, the city of St. Anthony for dinner and overnight.
Morning Mass in the basilica dedicated to St. Anthony. Continue to Verona, where we see the historical centre, Piazza Bra and the Arena, the ancient churches of San Fermo and Sant’Anastasia, the Cathedral (Duomo) and balcony of Romeo and Juliet. Return to Padua for dinner and overnight.
Full day trip to Venice. We relish the sights and sounds of this serene city including canal cruise by motor launch to St. Mark’s Square. We view the bridge of Sighs and Doge’s Palace. Mass in the Basilica of St. Mark’s. Then some free time for shopping before our return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast we travel to Turin. En route we stop in Milan and visit imposing 14th century Duomo (Cathedral) and Corso Vittorio Emmanuelle II. After Mass we travel to Turin for dinner and overnight.
Full day in Turin. Morning walking city tour includes Piazza San Carlo, Piazza Castello, Vio Po, Royal Palace and Monte dei Cappuccini. Afternoon some free time for leisure. Mass, dinner and overnight.
Return to Canada
This morning we are transferred to the airport in Milan for a flight to Toronto. Evening arrival.
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