PILGRIMAGE TOUR TO ITALY
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7 SEATS AVAILABLE!
UNDER SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE OF FR. ANTHONI NARISETTI, ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF ST. PATRICK’S PARISH, CALGARY
June 04 to June 11, 2020 – 8 days – CAD$2,990 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Toronto departure
June 04 to June 11, 2020 – 8 days – CAD$3,190 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Windsor departure
June 04 to June 11, 2020 – 8 days – CAD$3,290 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Calgary/Vancouver departure
June 04 to June 11, 2020 – 8 days – CAD$3,390 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Winnipeg departure
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Travel arrangements by QS Travel & Tours Inc. affiliate of Queen Syrena Travel Inc.
3055 Dundas St. W., #4, Mississauga, ON L5L 3R8. Tel. 905.412.2242 or 1-800-565-3619
Depart Toronto to Milan.
Upon arrival, panoramic tour of Milan takes us to Dominican convent Santa Maria delle Grazie La Scala Opera House and Basilica Saint Ambrogio, one of the oldest churches in Milan. We will also visit the Duomo, one of the biggest and grandest Gothic cathedrals in the world. Dinner and overnight in Milan.
After breakfast we continue through the Italian Riviera to Florence– cradle of the Renaissance and capital of Tuscany. Upon arrival we start our sightseeing tour of Florence. We see Santa Croce Basilica and famous Ponte Vecchio. Dinner and overnight in Florence.
After breakfast we continue our tour of Florence. We see magnificent Cathedral of Santa Maria Del Fiore, continue to Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery’s heavy bronze door “Gate of Paradise” and sculpture-studded Signoria Square with the statue of David by Michelangelo. Afternoon, we travel to Assisi, visit to Santa Maria Degli Angeli Basilica. Inside the Basilica we can see the Porzuincola, original stone chapel restored and frequently used by St. Francis and Chapel of Transition, small room in which St Francis died on October 3, 1226. Dinner and overnight in Assisi.
After breakfast, tour the city of St. Francis, saint patron of Italy. The town of Assisi with its winding medieval streets and sacred shrines has been one of the most popular pilgrimage destinations. We visit the Lower Basilica housing the tomb of St Francis and the Upper Basilica with famous Giotto frescoes. Mass. Dinner and overnight in Rome.
After breakfast, transfer to Vatican to visit the Vatican Museum, continue with St. Peter‘s Basilica. Afternoon, city tour of Rome including Colosseum (picture taking from outside only, no entrance), Spanish Steps. Tour of Trevi Fountian, where we toss the three coins. Dinner and overnight in Rome.
Morning, transfer to Vatican, audience with Pope Francis. After lunch, the sightseeing tour of the three major basilicas – St Paul Outside the Walls and St. Mary Major, St John in Lateran Basilica, the oldest of the four major basilicas of Rome, home to the relics of Peter and Paul. Crossing the street we come to the Holy Staircase which is believed to be brought to Rome by St. Helen in the 4th Century (photo stop only). Dinner and overnight in Rome. Dinner & overnight in Rome.
Today, we transfer to airport in Rome for our return flight.