If you are looking for a Tour for praying and nurturing your soul, this is the best tour for you. Attend tha Papal audience and blessings in the Basilica of St. Peter, pray in the most important Fanciscan sanctuary, visit the Crypt of St. Francis in its Basilica.
Depart from your hometown for the flight to Rome. Lunch and dinner will be served on board. Transfer to your hotel and enjoy a free night for rest, relax, or exploration. Dinner and overnight in Rome.
Today we will attend the Papal audience and blessings. Visit the highlights of Ancient Rome including St. Paul’s Outside-the-Walls, The Coliseum, the Roman Forum and drive down the Old Appian Way and visit to the catacombs. Overnight in Rome.
After breakfast, we will take a guided tour of the magnificent Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, the Basilica of St. John Lateran and the “Palace of the Holy Steps”. Visit St. Mary Major Basilica, one of the four major basilicas of Rome. Overnight in Rome.
Free day for rest, pray, relaxation, or exploration.
Depart on our scenic ride to Assisi, mystical town of St. Francis and St. Clare. Visit the Basilica of St. Francis, with its lower church containing the Crypt of St. Francis and actual articles belonging to St. Francis, see the Crucifix of San Diamiano, visit the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli. Dinner and overnight Assisi.
Visit Mount La Verna, which has been described as the “most important of the Franciscan sanctuaries.” Visit sites significant in St. Francis’ life, then depart for the scenic drive to Florence ~ The Renaissance City. Arrival in Florence and transfer to hotel for check-in. Overnight in Florence.
Early departure from Rome Airport for our return flight to your country.