13 Days Pilgrimage to Shrines of France and Italy

Our most popular pilgrimage! and no one knows better how to deliver a Catholic pilgrimage to Italy like Nativity Pilgrimage.  Visit the “Last Supper” painting by Leonardo da Vinci …Discover the romantic canals of Venice, the Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark … view the Renaissance treasures in Florence … visit Assisi, birthplace of St. Francis … Padua, Padre Pio and San Giovanni Rotondo. to one of the most powerful Eucharistic Miracle Sanctuaries in Lanciano from the 8th century….to the most lovable saint ever St. Francis of Assisi Enjoy four nights in Rome including visits to the four major basilicas and the highlight, a Papal Audience with Pope Francis.

Our pilgrimages to Italy will leave you with lifelong memories and a stronger tie to your faith. On a typical tour, you will experience the pageantry and excitement of an audience with the Holy Father at St. Peter’s Basilica.

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: Rome
  • Language: Italian
  • Population: 60.6 million
  • Time Zone: EST plus 6 hours
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Electricity: 220V. 50Hz
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PARIS – LYON – LA SALETTE – TURIN – MILAN – FLORENCE – ASSISI – ROME

ITINERARY
Day
1

Flight from USA to Paris

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

Day
2

Paris

Today: Arrival. Meet our local tour escort.  Tour of the city. Notre Dame Cathedral.  Eiffel Tower (outside visit), the famous Opera House (outside visit) and the Arc de Triomphe. Continue to the hotel for registration.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
3

Paris

Today: Visit. Chapel of the Miraculous Medal. Montmartre with its magnificent Basilica of Sacre Coeur. Afternoon is free for any activities.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
4

Paris / Lyon

Today: Drive to Nevers. Visit the Convent where Bernadette spent the remainder of her life after the apparitions at Lourdes and celebrate Mass in the Chapel containing the incorrupt body of St. Bernadette. Continue to Lyon for overnight.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
5

Lyon / Salette / Turin

Today: Drive to the Sanctuary de Notre Dame La Salette. A spring marks the spot where the Virgin appeared. Then drive to the French‐Italian border and cross from France into Italy. Continue on to Turin for overnight.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
6

Turin / Milan

Today: Visit the Chapel of the Shroud. Tour Turin including, Palazzo Real, Palazzo Madama, Mole Antonelliana. Drive to Milan to visit the Duomo, Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie which houses the “Last Supper” (subject to final confirmation). Proceed to hotel for check‐in.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
7

Milan / Florence

Today: Drive to Florence. Tour includes Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo, the Baptistery, and the replica of the famous statue of David by Michelangelo outside the Palazzo Vecchio, Santa Maria Novella Church and Santa Croce Church.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
8

Florence / Assisi

Today: Drive to Siena. Visit the Basilica of St. Francis where the Eucharistic miracle of Siena is venerated. St. Dominic’s, St. Catherine of Siena’s parish. Continue to Assisi, the home of St. Francis and St. Clare.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
9

Assisi / Rome

Today: Visit St. Mary of the Angels Basilica, site of the Porziuncola. Basilica of St. Francis where the saint lies in rest where we will celebrate Mass. This afternoon depart for Rome, our home for the next four nights.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
10

Rome

Today: Visit. Basilica of Saint Peter in Chains. Coliseum, (outside visit). Roman and Imperial Forums. Capitoline Hill. Basilica of Saint Paul outside the Walls. Were tomb of the Apostle Paul lies. Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
11

Rome

Today: Attend a public Papal Audience. (subject to the Holy Father’s schedule). Drive to Saint John in Lateran Basilica. Basilica of Saint Mary Major. This evening enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
12

Rome

Today: St. Peter’s Basilica. Vatican Museums. Trevi Fountain. Pantheon; Piazza Navona. Campo de’ Fiori, which is one of the most colorful street markets in Rome.

Evening: Dinner and overnight will be at your hotel.

Day
13

Rome to USA

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