ROME and LOURDES
- Duration:9 NIGHTS/10 DAYS
- Countries Visited:France, Italy
- Highlights:Rome and Lourdes
DAY 1: DEPART U.S.A.
Depart this evening on an overnight flight to Rome.
DAY 2: ROME – WELCOME TO ROME
Arrive in the Eternal City and enjoy an afternoon at leisure and opportunity to become acclimated to a new time zone. Overnight in Rome (D.)
DAY 3: ANCIENT ROME
Your day starts with the Papal Audience. This afternoon you have a tour highlighting the famous sites of Rome, such as the Trevi Fountain, the Colloseum and Forum, the Piazza Venezia, St. Paul Outside the Walls, Via Veneto, Piazza Navone the Spanish Steps and more. Overnight in Rome (B.D.)
DAY 4: ROME
Explore the amazing treasures of the Vatican Museum and marvel at the sight of Michelangelo’s masterpiece, The Sistine Chapel. Continue your visit with exploration of the Basilicas of St. Mary Major, St. John the Lateran, Holy Stairs and Holy Cross in Jerusalem. Overnight Rome. (B.D.)
DAY 5: ROME – NAPLES
This morning we depart for Naples. Enroute we stop to see the Shrine of Santa Maria Gorretti where we celebrate Mass. After a panoramic tour of the Naples Bay we depart for the airport and our flight to Lourdes. Overnight Lourdes. (B.D.)
DAY 6: LOURDES
You have Mass at the Grotto, followed by a walking tour of Lourdes. Visit the Basilica and home of Bernadette. Tonight join the Candlelight Procession. Overnight Lourdes. (B.D.)
DAY 7/8: LOURDES
Two full days in Lourdes for prayer and devotions. You have time to bathe in the Healing Baths, follow the Stations of the Cross and attend the Blessing of the Sick. Overnight in Lourdes. (B.D.)
DAY 9: LOURDES-NAPLES
This morning we depart for the airport and our flight back to Naples. Overnight Naples area. (B.D.)
DAY 10: RETURN TO U.S.A.
This morning you have early Mass before being transferred to the airport and your flight back home.(B.)