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General overview; itinerary subject to slight modifications.
Day 1, Monday, October 2: Depart USA
Enjoy an overnight flight with meals served aboard the aircraft.
Day 2, Tuesday, October 3: Rome
Upon arrival at Fiumicino International Airport, Rome, the group will be transferred by deluxe motorcoach to the hotel. Group Registration & Reception will begin at 5:00pm; Dinner at 6:00pm. Overnight in Rome (all nights). (D)
Day 3, Wednesday, October 4: Vatican
Breakfast at the hotel. The group will attend one of the highlights of the trip, the Papal Audience and Mass (TBD). After the Audience enjoy a guided tour of the Vatican Museums, featuring a visit to the Sistine Chapel, with its beautiful artwork by Michelangelo. (B)
Day 4, Thursday, October 5: Basilicas
After breakfast at the hotel enjoy a highlight of the trip – a visit to three of the four major basilicas of Rome including St. John Lateran, St. Paul Outside the Walls and St. Mary Major (the fourth basilica being St. Peter’s). Visit also to the Church of St. Peter in Chains and see the famous artwork of Da Vinci. Dinner at Hotel. (B, D)
Day 5, Friday, October 6: Christian Rome
The day will include a trip down the Appian Way as well as a visit to one of the early Christian Catacombs. Dinner on your own. (B)
Day 6, Saturday, October 7: Ancient Rome
In the morning enjoy a tour of Rome; from the motor coach view some of the sites related to Ancient Rome such as the Forum, the Arch of Constantine and Capitoline Hill. Visit the Colosseum, and also see the Pantheon, the world famous Spanish Steps, and one of Rome’s great landmarks, the Trevi Fountain. Dinner at Hotel. (B, D)
Day 7: Rome
Enjoy a day at leisure in Rome or take part in a walking tour in and around the Vatican area. Upon return to hotel your group will be taken to a local restaurant for a festive Farewell Dinner with music and wine, water, or cola. (B, D)
Day 8: Rome
After breakfast depart Fiumicino International Airport, Rome, for U.S.A. (B)
Also Included: Daily Mass, airport-hotel-airport transfers, hotel tips & taxes, baggage handling, touring by private air conditioned motor coach, services of professional tour escorts.
Land-only price $2,190.00 per person ($25.00 discount if booked by 4/15/17)