Spiritual Highlights of Italy – Faith-Based Travel (5300) - 2015 / 2016

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9 Day Tour from Rome to Rome

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The Colosseum, Rome
The Colosseum, Rome
Assisi, the Basilica of San Franceso
Roman Forum
St. Peters Square and Basilica
The Roman Forum, where Roman legions marched in triumph
The Vatican City in Italy
Vatican City in Italy
Visit the great Colosseum in Rome

Vacation Overview

The Holy Year of Mercy

Meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers in Rome. The next day, travel to Florence, “Cradle of the Renaissance,” and enjoy a guided walking tour. Visit the Santa Croce Basilica with Michelangelo’s tomb, and the Duomo of Santa Maria del Fiore. An optional excursion to the Uffizi Gallery is available. Next is Siena, where you will attend Mass at St. Catherine’s Sanctuary, then follow your Local Guide for a walking tour that includes the Duomo and the Basilica of St. Dominic. Continue to Assisi, home of mystical St. Francis. Attend early morning Mass in the Lower Basilica, then enjoy a guided visit of the Basilica of St. Francis. Also visit the Basilica of St. Clare and the next morning, the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli and the Cappella del Transito, where the saint died in 1226. Return to Rome and attend the Papal Audience (subject to availability). Guided sightseeing includes visits to St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, and the Roman Forum and Colosseum. An optional visit to the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel is available. Attend Mass at the Basilica of St. John Lateran, followed by a guided visit of this magnificent church. Also visit the papal sanctuary of the Scala Santa (Holy Stairs), transported from Jerusalem to Rome around 326 AD by St. Helena, Emperor Constantine’s mother; St. Paul Outside the Walls, and the burial place of St. Paul the Apostle.

Save 5% on 2015 Europe Fall and Winter departure vacations.*

*Book and deposit a 2015 Globus, Monograms (six nights or more) or Cosmos Europe Winter departure vacation to save 5% per person on the land-only portion of the core tour not including extra night accommodations, hotel upgrades, extensions, taxes, fees, tips or supplements. Booking must be made and under deposit between June 24 and August 31, 2015 for travel between August 1 and December 31, 2015. Must mention ask and receive code WINTER5. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit WITHIN the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Not combinable with any other promotion except the Journeys Club Repeat Traveler benefit and current air promo. Not applicable to custom tours. Not applicable on TBA space. Applies to new 2015 bookings only. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn any time. DSCDQ