Rome by Air
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Fly from London to Rome. Meet with our local tour manager at the airport in Rome. We'll organise a coach transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, we make our way to St. Peter's for the con-celebrated High Mass. We then join the many thousands of pilgrims and tourists at St. Peter's Square. The afternoon is at your leisure.
Your pilgrimage programme in Rome continues with a conducted sightseeing tour of the city. Visit the sights of Ancient Rome including the Roman Forum and the Colosseum. Christian Rome is also represented with visits to the magnificent Basilica of St. Mary Major, the Cathedral of St. John Lateran, the Sancta Sanctorum and the Holy Stairs. Arriving in the Vatican, a break is taken for lunch before continuing with a guided tour of St. Peter's Basilica.
The morning is spent visiting the Catacombs as well as the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Once again, the afternoon will be at your leisure. Our representative will be pleased to advise you on places you may like to visit.
On this day, the General Audience of the Holy Father is held, providing that he is in Rome. We will arrange for you to have tickets for the ceremony. Otherwise, the day and afternoon is free for you to explore the city of Rome at leisure.
After breakfast, our coach and guide will be waiting to take you on a full day excursion to Assisi. You will have an opportunity to visit the Basilica of St. Francis as well as ample time to explore this wonderful city. Leaving Assisi for your return journey to Rome, we stop to visit the magnificent Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels, built to enshrine the tiny Portiuncula Chapel, the most beloved church of St. Francis from where he founded his order and where he eventually died.
Your last full day in Rome. Our representative will be on hand to advise you on how to occupy your time at leisure. We have deliberately left the day free to do as you please.
After breakfast, we will transfer the group to Rome airport for your return flight to London.
Return flights & airport taxes, coach transfers in Italy, 3* hotels on half board, tolls & taxes, guided tours, daily pilgrimage programmes, services of our Tour Manager
Single room supplement £25 per night, hold luggage & in-flight meals, travel insurance, snacks & drinks, entrance fees, gratuities and any other costs of a personal nature
NOTE: The itineraries displayed on the site are a guideline and are subject to change. Itineraries for the specified departure dates can be requested.
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