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Tour Information

CA$100 OFF for non-credit card payment!
Date: Oct 18 – 31, 2024 – 14 days
Price: CA$5,190 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Toronto departure
Price: CA$5,690 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Calgary/Montreal departure
Price: CA$5,790 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Edmonton/Vancouver/Saskatoon departure
Price: US$4,550 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for San Francisco departure
Price: US$4,250 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for New York departure
Price: CA$4,190 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Land Only

Prices include everything, except lunches and insurance, based on double occupancy in 4* hotel accommodations
Call us @ 905.412.2242 or 905.412.3355, toll free @ 1.800.565.3619 during office hours: Mon-Fri. 9 am to 6 pm EST or email: group@qstours.com for further information or to register.

Travel arrangements by QS Travel & Tours Inc. affiliate of Queen Syrena Travel Inc.
3055 Dundas St. W., #4, Mississauga, ON L5L 3R8.


Day 1 Oct 18 Depart Toronto for Rome.
Day 2 Oct 19 Upon arrival, travel to Pompeii area for dinner and overnight.
Day 3 Oct 20 Morning, visit the ruins at Pompeii. Mass at the Rosary Shrine in Pompeii. Then, follow the winding roads, making a quick stop to view the breathtaking panoramic view of Positano. Continue through Praiano where you will drive by St. Gennaro Church. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 Oct 21 After breakfast, travel to Mt. Gargano, Italy, visit The Sanctuary of Saint Michael the Archangel. Dinner and overnight in San Giovanni Rotonda.
Day 5 Oct 22 Morning, visit The Church-Shrine of Saint Mary of Graces and the Convent of Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina. Dinner and overnight in San Giovanni Rotonda.
Day 6 Oct 23 After breakfast, transfer to Naples. If timing permits, short city tour in Naples before we transfer to the airport in Naples for our flight to Sicily. Upon arrival in Catania airport, transfer to our hotel in Taormina for dinner and overnight.
Day 7 Oct 24 This morning we’ll tour Taormina‘s remarkably situated ancient Greek theater. In the afternoon, you will have free time to enjoy the sights, sounds and aromas of this beautiful cliffside old-world town. Dinner and overnight at Taormina.
Day 8 Oct 25 Depart Taormina and travel to Siracusa. Visit this place which illustrates the ancient history of the Mediterranean and Europe. Its vast archeological site, on the edge of the modern city, is a rare treasure of temples, amphitheaters, and an ancient castle. Located near the southeastern corner of Sicily on the Ionian coast, Siracusa is built on an ancient Greek settlement founded by Corinthians in 734. We’ll continue on to Agrigento for dinner and overnight. (Our tour of Agrigento may occur this afternoon or tomorrow morning.)
Day 9 Oct 26 This morning we’ll enjoy the ruins of Agrigento, one of the richest of the Greek colonies and a thriving democracy 2,500 years ago. We’ll focus on Agrigento’s “Valley of the Temples” – the largest, best preserved collection of ancient Greek buildings outside of Greece itself. We’ll depart Agrigento and travel to Palermo. One the way we’ll make a stop in Menfi, located slightly back from the Sicilian coast. The landscape in this area is particularly breathtaking: large areas of grass and corn fields but also vineyards. Visit the ancient town and continue to Palermo for dinner and overnight.
Day 10 Oct 27 After breakfast, spend a day exploring the best of Palermo. We’ll tour through Palermo’s colorful and bustling Ballaro street market – all spiced with an evocative whiff of Africa. See the top attractions in the old town of the Sicilian capital of Palermo, including the Teatro Massimo, Cathedral, and Politeama Theater.
Day 11 Oct 28 Morning, drive to the hill-topping town of Monreale, renowned for its Arab-flavored cathedral, blending Byzantine, Arab, Jewish, Gothic, and Norman traditions, heritage, and art. We’ll tour the cathedral’s interior of glittering, golden mosaics as well as the story-telling columns of the cloister. Late afternoon, fly to Rome.
Day 12 Oct 29 After breakfast, visit the Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel, continue with St. Peter‘s Basilica. After lunch, visit two major basilicas –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.
Day 13 Oct 30 Morning, transfer to the Vatican, hopefully, the group will have a chance to join the general audience with Pope Francis. We should have a chance for photo stop at Colosseum (picture taking from outside only, no entrance) if timing permits. We will have a lunch break at Trevi Fountian area, where we toss the three coins, then photo stop at Spanish Steps. Afternoon, we visit St Paul Outside the Walls where we will have mass. Dinner and overnight in Rome.
Day 14 Oct 31 Early morning transfer to airport in Rome and flight back to Toronto.



– air transportation – hotel accommodation first class or superior tourist class based on double occupancy
– All taxes and tips
– 2 meals breakfast and dinner daily
– all sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide

– single supplement $800.
– drinks at dinners
– meals not specified, insurance, documentation

A non refundable deposit of $300.00 per person is required at time of booking. Insurance with premium(if desired) must be purchased at the time of booking.

Balance due is payable 105 days prior to departure
For late bookings /within 105 days/ full payment is due immediately.

If cancellation is necessary, please advise QS Travel & Tours immediately in writing. Cancellation charges are as follows:
105 days before departure ………………………………………….$300.00 per person
Between 105 and 61 days before departure …………………… 40% of the total cost
Between 60 and 46 days before departure ……………………. 60% of the total cost
45 days or less …………………………………………….……..…….. 100% of the total cost

A $25 administration charge will be applied for changes you make to your booking outside the 90 days to departure period. Please note name changes are not allowed and such will be treated as cancellations.

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. In case the standard of the accommodation is changed, QS Travel & Tours will offer the choice of a full and immediate refund or comparable alternate travel services acceptable to you.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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 off-schedule, rescheduled or late flight operations.

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.

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, priests change their commitments as spiritual directors, etc, 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 accepts no responsibility for additional expenses due to delays or changes in air, rail, road, sea or other service, quarantine, sickness, war, weather or other causes All such expenses will have to be borne by the passengers. 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.

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.

Please contact our agents for insurance quote.
Insurance rates subject to change any time.
Once purchased insurance premiums are not refundable.

Tel. 905.412.2242; 1.800.565.3619
Email: group@qstours.com

Pompeii street

Shrine of Virgin of the Rosary of Pompeii, Campania, Italy

The Grotto Church of Saint Michael
Italy. A spiritual sanctuary in a natural cave.

Sanctuary of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina in San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy

The Cathedral of Palermo is an architectural complex in Palermo (Sicily, Italy). The church was erected in 1185 by Walter Ophamil, the Anglo-Norman archbishop of Palermo and King William II’s minister, on the area of an earlier Byzantine basilica. The present neoclassical appearance dates from the work carried out over the two decades 1781 to 1801, and supervised by Ferdinando Fuga.

Taormina is a small town on the east coast of the island of Sicily, Italy, in the Province of Messina, about midway between Messina and Catania. Isola Bella a s

Tourists visiting one of the halls of the Vatican Museums in Rome