Afternoon departure by air from Toronto to Naples.
Naples - Sorrento
Late morning arrival in Naples. Transfer to our hotel in Sorrento, time for rest, dinner and overnight.
Amalfi Coast - Matera
Today we travel to Matera in southern Italy, one of the oldest settlements in the history of humanity. En route we drive through the beautiful Amalfi Coast, including breath-taking vistas of Belvedere viewpoint. Continue to Matera for Mass, dinner and overnight.
Bari - San Giovanni Rotondo
After breakfast we visit ancient cave dwellings and old churches of Matera. Continue to San Giovanni Rotondo, the city of Padre Pio. En route we stop in Bari to visit the Basilica of St. Nicolas, containing relics of St. Nicolas, where we celebrate Mass. Dinner and overnight in Giovanni Rotondo.
San Giovanni Rotondo
Full day in San Giovanni Rotondo. We start our day with Mass at the Church where Padre Pio said Mass most of his days, and then we visit His tomb and the museum. Afternoon we travel to Monte de San Angelo, the oldest shrine in Europe dedicated to the archangel Michael. Upon return to San Giovanni some free time for rest and individual prayers, dinner and overnight. .
Lanciano - Loreto
Today we travel to Loreto. En route we stop in Lanciano and visit the Church of the Eucharistic Miracle. Continue to Loreto where we visit the Basilica, home to the Holy House of Nazareth and where we celebrate Mass. Dinner and overnight.
Cascia - Assisi
This morning we travel to Assisi, the city of St. Francis. En route we stop in Cascia, the city of St. Rita, where we visit Basilica dedicated to her. Continue to Assisi for dinner and overnight.
Full day in Assisi. We visit the upper and lower basilica of St. Francis and continue to the church of St. Mary of the Angels where we celebrate Mass. Afternoon some free time, dinner and overnight.
Orvietto - Rome
After morning Mass and breakfast we depart to Rome. En route we stop in a small town of Orvietto where we visit a spectacular Cathedral (Duomo). Continue to Rome for dinner and overnight.
Today we attend the Audience with the Holy Father on St. Peter’s Square. After lunch the tour of the city will include the views of the Coliseum, Forum Romanum and visits the Basilica of St. Peter in Chains and magnificent basilicas of Santa Maria Maggiore and St. John Lateran where we celebrate Mass. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Rome - Vatican Museum
This morning we visit the Vatican Museum incl. Sistine chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica and the tomb of John Paul II. Afternoon Mass and free time for leisure.
Return to Canada
After breakfast we depart to the airport for a flight to Toronto. Afternoon arrival.
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COST $3,990.00 INCLUDES:
air transportation from Toronto, (unless specified otherwise), incl. all taxes and surcharges
hotel accommodation first class or superior tourist class based on double occupancy – single supplement $650.00
2 meals daily (breakfast and dinner)
all sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide, all tips in restaurants and hotels.
tips to bus driver and guides
NOT INCLUDED IN THE COST OF THE TOUR:
meals not specified,
**THE ITINERARY IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND MAY VARY IN THE ORDER YOU VISIT**