ITINERARY:

OCT 13 CHECK-IN AT NAIA TERMINAL 3 AT 0340HRS / DEPARTURE FROM MANILA TO ROME 

 

OCT 13 ROME

Upon arrival, we will proceed to the hotel. Check-in and overnight at the hotel.

 

OCT 14 ROME

After breakfast, proceed to St. Peter Square – destination of all Catholics coming from all over the world. Have a full day guided tour to visit the Vatican Museum and The Sistine Chapel. Visit also St. Peter’s Basilica. Then continues to see the Major Basilicas: the Basilica of Sta. Maria Maggiore, St. Paul Outside the Walls and San Giovanni in Laterano and the Holy Steps. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

OCT 15 ROME

Breakfast at the hotel. Have a half-day guided tour which includes view of the Colosseum, Arch of Constantine, Circus Maximus. Photo stop of Piazza Navona, Pantheon Church, Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps. Rest of the time is free at your own leisure. Have dinner at a local restaurant. Return to hotel for overnight.

 

OCT 16 ROME

After an early breakfast and check-out, we will attend the General Papal Audience. Have a half-day free at your own leisure. Have dinner at a local restaurant. Return to hotel for overnight.

OCT 17 ROME / SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO

After breakfast and check-out, we will have a long distance transfer to San Giovanni Rotondo. Have a half-day guided tour on foot to visit the Shrine of St. Padre Pio, and the Church of Our Lady of Grace (Santa Maria delle Grazie). Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.  

 

OCT 18 SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO / LANCIANO / ASSISI

After breakfast and check-out, we will drive to Lanciano to visit San Francesco Church (Santuario del Miracolo Eucaristico). Then transfer to Assisi. Check-in at hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

OCT 19 ASSISI / FLORENCE

Breakfast and check-out at hotel. Have a half-day guided tour on foot to visit the Upper (Superiore) Basilica of St. Francis. Visit also Santa Maria Degli Angeli Church and see the Thornless Rose bush and Porziuncola Chapel located inside the church. Have a long distance drive to Florence. Have a half-day guided tour to visit the Florence Cathedral (Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore); photo stop of Piazza Michelangelo, Giotto’s Bell Tower, Florence Baptistry (Battistero) and Duomo complex. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

 

 

OCT 20 FLORENCE / PADOVA

After breakfast and check-out, have a long distance drive to Padova to have a guided tour to visit the Basilica San Antonio. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.  

 

OCT 21 PADOVA / MILAN

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Have a long distance drive to Milan. Upon arrival in Milan, we will have a half-day guided city tour to visit the Duomo (Cathedral); view of Sforza Castle, Duomo Cathedral, La Scala Theatre and Da Vinci Statue. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

OCT 22 MILAN / MANILA

Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out at the hotel before 12 noon. Have the full day free at leisure for your last minute shopping before we proceed to the Milan airport to catch flight back to Manila.

 

OCT 23 MANILA

Home Sweet Home!!!

 

Italy Pilgrimage

Fr. Bob McConaghy

October 13 – 23, 2019

ITINERARY:

OCT 13 CHECK-IN AT NAIA TERMINAL 3 AT 0340HRS / DEPARTURE FROM MANILA TO ROME 

 

OCT 13 ROME

Upon arrival, we will proceed to the hotel. Check-in and overnight at the hotel.

 

OCT 14 ROME

After breakfast, proceed to St. Peter Square – destination of all Catholics coming from all over the world. Have a full day guided tour to visit the Vatican Museum and The Sistine Chapel. Visit also St. Peter’s Basilica. Then continues to see the Major Basilicas: the Basilica of Sta. Maria Maggiore, St. Paul Outside the Walls and San Giovanni in Laterano and the Holy Steps. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

OCT 15 ROME

Breakfast at the hotel. Have a half-day guided tour which includes view of the Colosseum, Arch of Constantine, Circus Maximus. Photo stop of Piazza Navona, Pantheon Church, Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps. Rest of the time is free at your own leisure. Have dinner at a local restaurant. Return to hotel for overnight.

 

OCT 16 ROME

After an early breakfast and check-out, we will attend the General Papal Audience. Have a half-day free at your own leisure. Have dinner at a local restaurant. Return to hotel for overnight.

OCT 17 ROME / SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO

After breakfast and check-out, we will have a long distance transfer to San Giovanni Rotondo. Have a half-day guided tour on foot to visit the Shrine of St. Padre Pio, and the Church of Our Lady of Grace (Santa Maria delle Grazie). Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.  

 

OCT 18 SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO / LANCIANO / ASSISI

After breakfast and check-out, we will drive to Lanciano to visit San Francesco Church (Santuario del Miracolo Eucaristico). Then transfer to Assisi. Check-in at hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

OCT 19 ASSISI / FLORENCE

Breakfast and check-out at hotel. Have a half-day guided tour on foot to visit the Upper (Superiore) Basilica of St. Francis. Visit also Santa Maria Degli Angeli Church and see the Thornless Rose bush and Porziuncola Chapel located inside the church. Have a long distance drive to Florence. Have a half-day guided tour to visit the Florence Cathedral (Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore); photo stop of Piazza Michelangelo, Giotto’s Bell Tower, Florence Baptistry (Battistero) and Duomo complex. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

 

 

OCT 20 FLORENCE / PADOVA

After breakfast and check-out, have a long distance drive to Padova to have a guided tour to visit the Basilica San Antonio. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.  

 

OCT 21 PADOVA / MILAN

Breakfast and check-out at the hotel. Have a long distance drive to Milan. Upon arrival in Milan, we will have a half-day guided city tour to visit the Duomo (Cathedral); view of Sforza Castle, Duomo Cathedral, La Scala Theatre and Da Vinci Statue. Transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.

 

OCT 22 MILAN / MANILA

Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out at the hotel before 12 noon. Have the full day free at leisure for your last minute shopping before we proceed to the Milan airport to catch flight back to Manila.

 

OCT 23 MANILA

Home Sweet Home!!!

 

Italy Pilgrimage

Fr. Bob McConaghy

October 13 – 23, 2019

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