PILGRIMAGE TOUR TO SPAIN, FRANCE & ITALY
-Featuring 7-night Western Mediterranean cruise

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Tour Information

Date: July 01 – 12, 2023 – 12 days
Price: CA$4,790. (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Toronto departure
Price: CA$5,090. (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Montreal departure
Price: CA$5,290. (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Winnipeg/Saskatoon departure
Price: CA$5,390. (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Calgary/Vancouver/Edmonton departure
Price: CA$3,690. (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Land Only

FLIGHT ADD ON FROM OTHER CITIES MAYBE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
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.

Itinerary

July 01 Depart Toronto for Barcelona.

July 02 Upon arrival on Barcelona, we visit enchanting Benedictine monastery in Montserrat and grounds where we see the Statute of Our Lady of Montserrat or Black Madonna. We celebrate Mass. Dinner and overnight in Barcelona.

July 03 After breakfast we enjoy our tour of Barcelona, featuring the Columbus Monument, elegant tree lined “Ramblas” and Plaza de Catalonia, Paseo de Gracia. Mass. Afternoon, we visit the famous church of Sagrada Familia and the Cathedral of Santa Eulalia. Later afternoon, board our cruise ship “Brilliance of The Seas”. Dinner on board.

July 04 Crusing. Full day at sea. Enjoy the many activities ship offers, relax.

July 05 Today, once the ship arrives in Marseilles, France, we visit Marseille Cathedral and Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. Some free time in the afternoon.

July 06 Today, the ship docks in Villefranche, France. Free time for strolling and shopping. Dinner and overnight on cruise.

July 07 Genoa, Italy. In morning, guide tour on foot take you to city hall, Cathedral of San Lorenzo, Basilica Della Santissima Annuziata Del Vastato, etc. Some free time in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight on cruise.

July 08 Today, the ship docks to Portofino, Italy. Excursion to Pisa, we visit the Field of Miracles (Campo dei Miracoli), home to the city’s top tourist attractions: the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Duomo Cathedral dedicated to St. Rainieri, the St. John Baptistery. Return to Portofino, Italy for dinner and overnight on cruise.

July 09 This morning the ship docks at Livorno, Italy. Upon arrival, travel to Florence-cradle of the Renaissance and capital of Tuscany. Our Florence tour starts with a visit to the beautiful Cathedral of Santa Maria Del Fiore , continue to Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery’s heavy bronze door “Gate of Paradise” (entrance to Cathedral and Baptistery included) and sculpture-studded Signoria Square with the statue of David by Michelangelo. Return to Livorno, Italy for dinner and overnight on cruise.

July 10 Early in the morning, the ship arrives in Civitavecchia, Italy. After disembarkation, travel to Rome for our sightseeing tour of Eternal City. including Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore and St John in Lateran, Forum Romanum and Colosseum, Circus Maximus, the Pantheon. Some free time by the famous Trevi Fountain. Dinner and overnight in Rome.

July 11 This morning, we visit the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel worlds famous for Michelangelo’s ceiling paintings of the Last Judgment. Guided tour of
St. Peter’s Basilica. Later afternoon, visit and mass at St. Paul’s Outside the Walls. Dinner and overnight in Rome.

July 12 Early morning transfer to airport in Rome and flight back to Toronto.

 

TOUR COST CAD$4,790.00 INCLUDES:

– air transportation – hotel accommodation first class or superior tourist class based on double occupancy
– Tips to drive, guide and cruise
– 2 meals breakfast and dinner daily
– Includes lunches on cruise
– all sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide

NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR:
– single supplement $750.
– Lunches not on cruise, insurance, documentation

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

CANCELLATION:
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 60 days before departure …..…………… 40% of the total cost
Between 60 and 45 days before departure …………………. 60% 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 90 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. 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.

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:
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 off-schedule, 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, 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.

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.

TRAVEL INSURANCE (tax included)
Age/Type of insurance All inclusive Trip cancellation/Interruption  Covid-19 only

    • Up to age 59          $328.95                       $282.96                             $27.48
    • Age 60-64              $385.11                        $332.64                             $41.88
    • Age 65-69              $458.13                        $373.68                             $41.88
    • Age 70-74              $481.79                        $392.04                             $83.88

 

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

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL:
Tel. 905.412.2242; 1.800.565.3619
Email: group@qstours.com

 

Monastery of Montserrat in Catalonia, Spain



Fountain di Trevi in Rome, Italy

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