12 Days Pilgrimage to Medjugorje & Shrines of Italy

An inspiring pilgrimage highlighted by a visit to the Blessed Mother’s shrine at Lourdes where the Virgin Mary appeared to a young shepherd girl. Our pilgrimages will leave you with lifelong memories and a stronger tie to your faith. Explore “Ancient” and “Christian” Rome including Vatican City, There is also special Papal Audience at the St. Peter’s Basilica with Pope Francis. Rome’s major Basilicas, the Catacombs and the Colosseum.

at the end to Medjugorje For those of you who have never been to Medjugorje, you will experience one of the most spiritual, and peaceful places on earth. One of the best descriptions of Medjugorje we have ever heard is: “Medjugorje is a place where Heaven touches the earth”. After visiting Medjugorje we are sure you will agree.

On our pilgrimage we offer a complete itinerary that includes round-trip airfare, accommodation in first class hotels, breakfast and dinner daily, all transportation, daily Mass and all under excellent organizing, leadership and teaching from Nativity pilgrimage expert staff and Guides.

DESTINATION INFORMATION
WHAT’S INCLUDED
ITINERARY
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DESTINATION INFORMATION
WHAT’S INCLUDED
ITINERARY
DATES & PRICES
YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:

  •   Round Trip Airfare
  •   All airport taxes and Fuel SURCHARGES.
  •   Includes First class Hotels 4-5 stars.
  •   Headphones for the pilgrimage.
  •   Transfers as per itinerary.
  •    Breakfast and Dinner daily.
  •   Sightseeing and admissions fees as per itinerary.
  •   Daily Masses.
  •   Professional local Catholic guide(s)
  •  Prices Based on Double Occupancy.
  •  Tour Brochures: Special promotional brochures featuring
  •   the Pilgrimage printed for distribution by you.
  •  Travel Protection Plan for Everybody on Pilgrimage is provided for FREE.
YOUR TRIP DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Trip cancellation protection plan is not included and is strongly        recommended.
  • Nativity Pilgrimage offers a comprehensive policy at additional cost.
  •  Passport & visa costs, if any.
  •  U.S. Passports must be valid for at least six (6) months subsequent to               return date.
  •   Items of a personal nature (hotel extras, laundry, phone calls, etc.).
  •   Meals not specified in the program.
  •   Gratuities to the tour manager, guides and driver.
  •   Items not specifically mentioned above.

INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR TRIP
  • Capital: Paris
  • Language: French
  • Population: 63 million
  • Time Zone: EST plus 6 hours
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Electricity: 220V. 50Hz
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LOURDES – ROME – MEDJUGORJE

ITINERARY
Day
1

Flight from USA to Zagreb

Today: Your pilgrimage begins today boarding your flight to Zagreb. Meals and drinks served aloft.

Day
2

Zagreb

Today: Arrive in Zagreb. Upon arrival meet your local tour guide. Enjoy a guided tour of the Diocletian Palace and the Zagreb Cathedral. Enjoy lunch on your own and take time to walk around this beautiful Croatian city on the Mediterranean Sea.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Day
3

Zagreb / Plitvice Lakes / Medjugorje

Today: This morning, we depart Zagreb and travel to the beautiful Plitvice Lakes region, full of national parks and tranquil lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery. We arrive in Medjugorje and check-in to your hotel.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Day
4

Medjugorje 

Today: Tour of Medjugorje. St. James Church. Apparition Hill. Pray the Rosary as we climb Podbrdo Hill. Visit Mt. Krizevac, where in 1933 the villagers built a 30’ high cross on the anniversary of Jesus’ crucifixion. Today, wooden crosses and bronze images line the path up the hill, representing the Stations of the Cross. .

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Day
5

Medjugorje / Dubrovnik / Bari

Today: Travel to Dubrovnik on the Adriatic Sea. Tour the “Old City”, beginning at St. Blasius’ Church, dedicated to the Patron Saint of Dubrovnik. Rector’s Palace where you will see the Bell Tower Clock and Orlando’s Column. Franciscan Monastery and the cathedral. Travel by ferry to the port city of Bari, Italy on the Adriatic Sea.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be aboard the ferry.

Day
6

Bari / San Giovanni Rotondo 

Today: In Bari. Board your bus for San Giovanni Rotondo, the home of Padre Pio. Tour the sanctuary, see the old church and the crucifix from which he received the stigmata in 1918. Visit to the Grotto of St. Michael the Archangel.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Day
7

San Giovanni Rotondo / Lanciano / Loreto / Assisi

Today: Travel to Lanciano. Visit. Church of St. Longinus where we will view the Eucharistic Miracle. Shrine of Loreto. Continue to Assisi, the hometown of St. Francis of Asissi.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Day
8

Assisi / Rome

Today: Visit St. Mary of the Angels Basilica, site of the Porziuncola. Tour the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and view many of his personal possessions. Visit the Church of St. Clare, where her relics are housed. We then board our bus and travel to Rome.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Day
9

Rome / Papal Audience

Today: Attend a public Papal audience. Tour Vatican-Museums. Explore St. Peter’s Basilica. Tomb of St. John Paul II in St. Sebastian’s Chapel. Church of St. Peter’s Chains. Roman Forum. Arch of Titus. Coliseum. We drive through Rome and take in the sites on the way back to your hotel.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Day
10

Rome

Today: Visit Basilica of St. Mary Major. Scala Sancta. Basilica of St. John Lateran. St. Paul’s Basilica outside the Walls where the body of St. Paul is buried. It is the second largest Basilica in Rome. St. Callixtus which are among the greatest and most important of Rome.  Here are buried early martyrs and popes of the early church.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodations will be at your hotel.

Day
11

Rome

Today: Visit the Trevi Fountain. Pantheon. Piazza Navona. Campo de’ Fiori. Basilica of San Andrea del Fratte. The remainder of the day will be free for personal activities.

Evening: Dinner and overnight accommodation will be at your hotel.

Day
12

Rome to USA

Today: Transfer to the airport to catch our return flight home.