Panorama of Rome and Basilica of St. Peter in a summer day in Vatican

PILGRIMAGE TO FRANCE, SWITZERLAND, ITALY, CROATIA & MEDJUGORJE


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Tour Information

UNDER SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE OF FR. ANTHONI NARISETTI, ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF ST. PATRICK’S PARISH, CALGARY

Oct 14 – 28, 2019 15 days  CA$4490. include taxes & tips for Toronto departure

Travel arrangements by QS Travel & Tours Inc. affiliate of Queen Syrena Travel Inc.
3055 Dundas St. W., #4, Mississauga, ON L5L 3R8. Tel. 905.412.3355 or 1-800-565-3619

 

Itinerary

 

Oct 14 Depart Toronto to Paris by direct flight.

Oct 15 Upon arrival panoramic tour of Paris including famous landmarks: Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Concorde, Champs Elysees and Notre Dame Cathedral. Dinner and overnight in Paris.

Oct 16 Full day in Paris. We start with the visit to Miraculous Medal Church where Our Lady appeared to St. Catherine Laboure in 1830 and gave her instructions to have the Miraculous Medal made. Celebrate Mass in the Chapel, and venerate the incorrupt body of St. Catherine, as well as the heart of St. Vincent de Paul. After lunch visit to Sacre Coeur Church and some free time in Montmartre, charming village famous for many artist that lived there in XIX century. Dinner and overnight in Paris.

Oct 17 Today, we travel to Troyes, France. Located in the Champagne Region of France, Troyes Cathedral is one of the most spectacular of the Gothic French cathedrals, and that is saying a lot. There are beautiful stained glass windows throughout and it also includes a museum. We will also visit The Basilique Saint-Urbain de Troyes (Basilica of Saint Urban of Troyes), formerly the Église Saint-Urbain, which is a massive medieval church in the city of Troyes, France. Dinner and overnight in Dijon, France.

Oct 18 After breakfast, tour the city of Dijon, France takes us to Church of Notre-Dame, Église Saint-Michel de Dijon and Dijon Cathedral. Afternoon, we travel to Lucrene for dinner and overnight.

Oct 19 After breakfast, tour the city of Lucrene, Switzerland, situated on Lake Lucerne in central Switzerland and visited by the likes of Goethe, Queen Victoria and Wagner in the 19th century. We admire the covered medieval Chapel Bridge and the Old Town. After lunch, we visit the Shrine of Einsiedeln, Switzerland, a Benedictine Monastery established in the 10th century and dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Continue to Milan for dinner and overnight.

Oct 20 After breakfast, panoramic tour of Milan, Italy. It takes us to the Duomo, one of the biggest and grandest Gothic cathedrals in the world, Dominican convent Santa Maria delle Grazie La Scala Opera House and Basilica Saint Ambrogio one of the oldest churches in Milan. Mass. Transfer to Padua for dinner and overnight.

Oct 21 After breakfast, we visit Padua, one of the oldest cities in Italy with the renowned University of Padua, almost 800 years old and famous, among other things, for having had Galileo among its lecturers. The highlight of the day is a visit of the Basilica of Saint Anthony. Built immediately after the death of the Franciscan monk in 1231, Basilica has been one of the most popular pilgrimage destinations for people from all over the world. Continue to Venice, we relish the sights and sounds of this serene city including canal cruise by motor launch to St. Mark’s Square. We view the bridge of Sighs and Doge’s Palace. Dinner & overnight in Venice.

Oct 22 After breakfast, we travel to Rijeka, Croatia. Upon arrival, city tour of Rijeka, Croatia includes visit to St. Vitus Cathedral and Our Lady of Trsat Church. Mass, dinner and overnight in Rijeka.

Oct 23 After breakfast, we travel to Zadar, Croatia. Upon arrival, city tour of Zadar, Croatia, a city on Croatia’s Dalmation coast, is known for the Roman and Venetian ruins of its peninsular Old Town. There are several Venetian gates in the city walls. Mass, dinner and overnight in Zadar.

Oct 24 After breakfast, tour the city of Split. some free time in Split, Croatia. Dinner and overnight in Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Oct 25 After breakfast we celebrate Holy Mass and then take the walk to the Hill of Apparitions where the visionaries first saw Our Blessed Virgin Mary. Pray before the statue that symbolizes the place of the First Apparition. A steep path leads to the top of the mountain, along which bronze reliefs were placed representing the joyful and the sorrowful mysteries of the Rosary. We also, visit and pray at “Blue Cross”, a place of healings and graces at the foot of Apparition Hill.

Oct 26 After breakfast we travel to Dubrovnik for tour of the city. Dubrovnik is an old city on the Adriatic Sea coast. It has been nicknamed “Pearl of the Adriatic” and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979. Stroll around the narrow streets of the old town of Dubrovnik and experience the history and culture of this magnificent walled city. We see Onofrio’s Fountain, the Franciscan Monastery, the City Bell Tower, the Church of St Blaise, the city’s patron saint. Continue across the main square, where you will visit Dubrovnik’s baroque Cathedral of the Assumption, built in the 18th century after an earthquake destroyed the original one. Mass. Return to Medjugorje for dinner and overnight.

Oct 27 After breakfast, free time in Medjugorje. Later, transfer to Sarajevo for dinner and overnight.

Oct 28 Early in the morning, we get transferred to the airport for return flight back to Toronto via Vienna.

TOUR COST CA$4,490 INCLUDES:

  • air transportation-hotel accommodation first class or superior tourist class based on double occupancy
  • 2 meals daily breakfast and dinner.
  • all sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide
  • all tips in restaurants and hotels.
  • airport taxes, tips to bus driver & guides, city taxes

NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR:
-meals not specified, insurance, documentation, Single Supplement $750

HOW TO BOOK:
A non refundable deposit of $300.00 per person is required at time of booking. Insurance must be purchased at time of booking.

BALANCE OF PAYMENT
Balance due is payable 60 days prior to departure For late bookings /within 60 days/ full payment is due immediately.

CANCELLATION:
If cancellation is necessary, please advise QS Travel & Tours immediately in writing. Cancellation charges are as follows:
60 days before departure ……………………………….$300.00 per person
Between 60 and 45 days before departure ………. 50% of the total cost
45 days or less ……………………………………………. 100% of the total cost

IF YOU CHANGE YOUR BOOKING:
A $25 administration charge will be applied for changes you make to your booking outside the 60 days to departure period. Please note name changes are not allowed and such will be treated as cancellations.

IF QS TRAVEL & TOURS CHANGES YOUR BOOKING:
QS Travel & Tours will advise you of any change we feel significantly alters the holiday which you have purchased from us. Occasionally, changes might occur close to departure time. In such cases, you will be notified as early as possible. Due to circumstances beyond our control, the local tour operator may have to make last minute changes in hotel or schedule. We reserve the right to substitute any of the hotel with hotels in similar or better category. First class twin-bedded rooms with private facilities are used.

UNUSED SERVICES:
No refund or adjustment can be made for any portion of holiday not used.

GOOD VALUE AND EXPECTATIONS:
The Ministry of Consumer Relations requires that Ontarians traveling abroad be advised that they may encounter different living standards and practices than those at home.

FLIGHT CONNECTIONS:
QS Travel & Tours sells holidays from and returning to Toronto only. In the event of a change in our flight times, with or without notice, we cannot accept responsibility for any special connecting fares which you might purchase and which cannot be changed without penalty.

TRAVEL DOCUMENTATION:
A valid Canadian passport is required for all visits outside of Canada. It is the sole responsibility of the passenger to ensure proper and valid documentation. Failure to provide valid documentation may result in denied boarding of the aircraft and cancellation of your flight arrangements without refund. If you are holding a passport other than Canadian, please contact QS Travel & Tours to determine whether or not a visa is required for entry into the country you will be visiting.

BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE
One piece of luggage of 23kg per person plus a carry-on-bag /weighting not more than 5 kg/

FLIGHT TIMES
All flight times are subject to change with or without prior notice to the passengers or his/her agent. QS Travel & Tours does not accept liability for missed connection or any expenses resulting from an offschedule, rescheduled or late flight operations.

PRICES
Prices in this brochure are given in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. Prices are correct at the time of going to press. In the event of any change beyond QS Travel & Tours control, including but not limited to increase in the price of fuel, currency fluctuations affecting our costs, or increases in government taxes or levies. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to surcharge the passenger/s up to 7% of a tour cost

LIABILITY
QS Travel & Tours Inc. is a tour operator and has made the advertised holiday arrangements with the airline/s/, hotel/s/, cruiseship/s/, other operator/s/ and other. Each of these organizations has its own specific terms and conditions for doing business and you will be bound by them. QS Travel & Tours accepts no responsibility for /A/ the acts or omissions of any party/ies/ other than QS Travel & Tours employees./B/failure by the passenger to be properly documented; /C/ failure by the passenger to comply with departure or joining or baggage requirements; /D/ aircraft delays, government actions, act/s/ of God or any factor beyond our direct control; /E/ cancellation or delay to any tour or holiday or change to the itinerary; /F/ expenses resulting from lost or damaged baggage. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to refuse any person as a member of these tours at its sole discretion. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to cancel any or all departure/s/ with or without prior notice and QS Travel & Tours sole responsibility shall be to refund all monies paid for such cancelled departures. The laws and courts which govern this contract are those of the Province of Ontario.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
When you book you QS Travel & Tours, an agreement is made between you and QS Travel & Tours and others who will provide services. Please read carefully the information on this page for it sets out the conditions governing the provision of these holidays.

INSURANCE
Cancellation, Medical, Baggage, Life.

  • Up to age 59 $333.72
  • Age: 60-64 $361.80
  • Age: 65-69 $406.08
  • Age: 70-74 $478.44

Insurance rates subject to change any time.
Once purchased insurance premiums are not refundable.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL:
Tel 905.412.3355 or 1-800-565-3619
Email: jessy@qstours.com or vera@qstours.com

Seine in Paris with Eiffel tower, France

Seine in Paris with Eiffel tower, France

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Notre Dame Paris, France

Notre Dame Paris, France

Lucerne cityscape with the St. Leodegar cathedral.

Lucerne cityscape with the St. Leodegar cathedral.

Famous wooden Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, Switzerland

Famous wooden Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, Switzerland

Duomo, Milan

Duomo, Milan

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Saint Anthony church in Padova, Italy - by night

Saint Anthony church in Padova, Italy – by night

Aerial shot of Zadar old town, famous tourist attraction called greeting the sun, Croatia.

Aerial shot of Zadar old town, famous tourist attraction called greeting the sun, Croatia.

Picturesque scenery of the waterfront and harbor in Split, Croatia, Dalmatia County

Picturesque scenery of the waterfront and harbor in Split, Croatia, Dalmatia County

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