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Tour Francesco – Italy - Land of Saints - 7 Days

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From 584 € per person

Rome - Assisi - Siena

Day 1: Arrive in Rome
Transfer from Rome Airport to our hotel in Rome. Check-in at the hotel, welcome drink and the rest of the day at leisure.
Hotel in Rome MEALS D

Day 2: Papal Audience – Trevi Fountain - Piazza Navona – Basilica of St. John the Lateran and St. Mary Major – Holy Steps
The day starts with the Papal Audience in St. Peter’s Square (on Wednesdays). After the Papal Audience we get an introduction to the Eternal City on a guided walking tour including Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona with its Fountain of the Four Rivers and the Pantheon. We will enjoy some free time before we continue to the oldest basilica in Rome, the Basilica of St. John the Lateran. By crossing the street we get to the Holy Staircase. Legend has it that this staircase originates from Pontius Pilate’s palace of Jerusalem and was brought here in the 4th century. If time permits, we will climb the steps on our knees, in memory of Christ’s passion.
Hotel in Rome MEALS B, D

Day 3: Vatican Museums and Ancient Rome
We will enjoy a morning visit to the Vatican Museums accompanied by an English speaking guide. Admire the spiral staircase, the Gallery of the Tapestries and the Gallery of the Geographical Maps before arriving in the famous Sistine Chapel with its magnificent fresco of the Last Judgment by Michelangelo. The tour will end with the visit of the St. Peter’s Basilica with its famous sculpture “La Pieta’’. In the afternoon we will experience a guided tour exploring the ancient Rome. Starting from the Palatine and Capitoline Hills we will reach the Imperial and Roman Forums, the Hippodrome and Constantine’s Arch. We will stop in front of the Colosseum for an outside visit. Dinner at a local restaurant.
Hotel in Rome MEALS B, D

Day 4:Catacombs of St. Callixtus and Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls - Assisi
We will spend the morning exploring the Catacombs of St. Callixtus and the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, the burial place of the Apostle. After lunch (not included) we will leave Rome and proceed northwards along vineyards and villas of the Roman countryside to reach Assisi.
Hotel in Assisi MEALS B, D

Day 5– Assisi
On our full day guided tour of Assisi we learn about the life of St. Francis. We will see the tomb of St. Francis inside the Basilica and admire frescoes by Giotto and Cimabue. We continue our tour at the Church of San Damiano, where we will have the opportunity to knee before the crucifix where Jesus asked St. Francis, “to rebuild His church”. We may visit of the Church that honors St. Clare, the foundress of the Poor Clare Sisters, at our leisure. In the afternoon we explore the St. Mary of the Angels Basilica with its beautiful rose garden, the Porziuncola, a tiny church where St. Francis founded his order (Franciscans), and the Capella del Transito, which is the place of his death.
Hotel in Assisi MEALS B, D

Day 6 - Siena
Today we go on a journey of discovery of Siena, the birthplace of St. Catherine and St. Bernardine. We will see Piazza Del Campo, the beautiful Gothic cathedral and the Church of St. Francis, site of a miraculous event. In 1730, 351consecrated hosts were stolen from the cathedral, but three days later a priest found the exact number of hosts inside the alms box, and since then they have not been consumed. We continue by visiting the Basilica of St. Dominic. On our way back to Assisi we will stop at a winery where we get he chance to taste the local wines and enjoy a typical Tuscan dinner. Overnight in Assisi.
Hotel in Assisi MEALS B, D

Day 7 – Return Home
Transfer to Rome Airport and departure.
MEALS B
 

We may organize the celebration of a Mass whenever you wish to include it in your program. Many hotels in Rome feature their own chapel.

Transportation and Hotels

  • Arrival transfer from Rome Airport to the hotel in Rome
  • Departure Transfer from the hotel in Assisi to Rome Airport
  • Transportation by deluxe AC motor coach as per itinerary
  • 3 nights at 4* GH Tiberio in Rome (or similar)
  • 3 nights at 4* Grand Hotel dei Congressi in Assisi (or similar)

Food and Drinks

  • 6 Buffet breakfasts
  • 2 3-course dinner in Rome
  • 1 Typical dinner in a Trattoria in Rome
  • 2 3-course dinner in Assisi
  • 1 Typical dinner in a Trattoria in Rome

Experiences and Services

  • 2 full day guided tours in Rome
  • 1 half day guided tour in Assisi
  • Entrance fee to the Vatican Museums
  • Entrance fee to Colliseum
  • Entrance fee to the Catacombs of St. Callixtus
  • Entrance fee to St. Paul Outsides the Walls
  • Entrance fee in the lower Basilica of St. Francis
  • Headsets during the sightseeing tours
  • English speaking tour escort throughout the itinerary
  • Porterage upon arrival and departure in each hotel

The tour does not include:

  • Tips, Everything not listed under “the tour includes”
  • Tourist tax

Please note the city taxes are not included and have to be paid by the guest directly to the hotel at the time of check in. The amount of the taxes depends on the category of the hotel and length of stay. Please check our web-site for additional information about the rates and cities where the taxes are applied.
 
OUR HOTELS

Grand Hotel Tiberio 4* - Rome

Grand Hotel dei Congressi 4* - Assisi

The prices are per person sharing a double/twin room.Tours are on request and rates are subject to the availability at the time of booking. If travel dates occur during the trade-show season, Bank Holidays, or particular events a supplement will apply.
Prices are subject to change based on the 2017 trade-show calendar.

4* Hotel

 
  • per person in a double room (10 to 18 passengers)
    979 €
  • per person in a double room (19 to 30 passengers)
    724 €
  • per person in a double room (31 to 45 passengers)
    584 €

Additional services

  • Single room supplement from
    149 €
Dates and prices between 10-18 pax between 19-30 pax between 31-45 pax

 01.03.-04.01.17

979 724 584
04.01.-06.30.17 1194 919 764
06.30.-08.31.17 1094 829 679
08.31.-10.31.17 1194 919 764
10.31.-12.20.17 979 724 584
Single room suppl. from 149 149 149