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9 Days • 10 Meals
Experience the Christian Italy where many of today’s saints began their holy lives. Stand where Popes from many centuries have worshiped surrounded by the history and beauty of Italy.

Highlights
• 10 Meals (6 breakfasts and 4 dinners)
• Services of a professional Tour Manager
• Round trip airport transfers when air is provided by Faithful Holidays
• Two nights in Rome
• Two nights in San Giovanni Rotondo
• Three nights in Assisi
• Panoramic ‘Christian City Tour of Rome
• Welcome Dinner in Rome
• Papal Audience at the Vatican (Subject to Holy Father‘s schedule)
• Scenic full day transfer to San Giovanni Rotondo via Monte Cassino
• In San Giovanni Rotondo visit the tomb of Padre Pio and the Grotto of Michael the Archangel
• Enroute to Assisi stop in Lanciano, site of a Eucharistic Miracle
• Enjoy a tour of the quaint hilltop town of Assisi birthplace of St. Francis. Visit the tomb of St. Francis and the 13th Century Basilica
• Enjoy an excursion to nearby Siena one of Italy’s loveliest medieval towns and birthplace of Saints Catherine and Bernadine
• Farewell Dinner in Assisi

Day One
• Transatlantic overnight flight to Rome, Italy

Day Two
• Arrive in Rome, Italy. Meet your Tour Manager and transfer to your hotel
• Christian Rome excursion including visits to the Basilicas of St. Mary Major, St. John the Lateran and St. Paul Outside the Walls
• Welcome Dinner

Day Three
• Breakfast at your hotel
• Full day visit to the Vatican including the Sistine Chapel and attend a public
audience with Pope Benedict XVI (Holy Father’s schedule permitting)

Day Four
• Breakfast in the hotel
• Scenic full day transfer via Monte Cassino to San Giovanni Rotondo
• Visit the Monastery of Monte Cassino
• Dinner in the hotel

Day Five
• Breakfast in the hotel
• Visit the tomb of Padre Pio and the Grotto of Michael the Archangel

Day Six
• Breakfast in the hotel
• Scenic transfer to Lanciano with a visit to the Church of St. Legontian site of the 8th Century AD Eucharistic Miracle.
• Continue to Assisi birthplace of St. Francis
• Dinner in the hotel

Day Seven
• Breakfast in the hotel
• Walking tour of Assisi. Visit St. Mary of the Angels Basilica and the Church of St. Clare to see the saint’s incorrupt body.

Day Eight
• Breakfast in the hotel
• Excursion to nearby Siena regarded as the most beautiful medieval town in all of Italy. See the Piazza del Campo and visit the Cathedral and Basilica of St. Francis.
• Enjoy a Farewell Dinner

Day Nine
• Breakfast in the Hotel
• Transfer to Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci Airport for flights home


Hotel Accommodations
Days Two and Three – NH Leonardo da Vinci Hotel, Rome
Days Four and Five – Park Hotel Celano (or similar), San Giovanni Rotondo
Days Six through Eight – Grand Hotel (or similar), Assisi

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