Rome, San Giovanni & Assisi

Depart from London to Rome airport and transfer to the city for 3 nights accommodation.
In Rome, you will join in with walking tours and visits to historical and religious sites, with a ticket included for the Papal Audience (subject to the Pope's schedule). Transfer to San Giovanni for 2 nights and whilst there you will visit the shrine of Padre Pio.
Transfer to Assisi (a UNESCO world heritage site) with a stop en route at Lanciano, site of a Eucharistic Miracle. Whilst in Assisi there will visits to the cathedrals of St Francis and St Clair.
This pilgrimage also includes a full spiritual programme.

All the accommodation is on a half-board basis - breakfast and evening meal.

Itinerary - to be confirmed

A full spiritual and cultural programme will be organised each day which will include Mass.

Rome - there will be a walking tour to many of the main sites, a half-day coach tour and tickets to the Papal audience (if it is being held).

San Giovanni Rotunda

The stay in San Giovanni Rotunda will be for 2 nights. On the way there will be a stop in Subiaco to visit the Monastery of St Benedict and the cave (Sacro Speco) where he lived.
Whilst in San Giovanni there will be a guided tour of the Shrine of St. Padre Pio, Stations of the Cross and a visit to the English Office, within the Old Church, to view a video on the life of the Saint.

Assisi

On the way to Assisi there will be a stop at Lanciano, the site of a Eucharistic Miracle. Chiesa di San Francesco (1258), is built over a pre-existing 7th-century church. The high altar houses the relics of the Eucharistic Miracle.
2 nights will be spent in Assisi where there will be a guided tour of the City, including visits to the Basilicas of St Francis and St Clare. There will also be a visit to the Basilica di Santa Degli Angeli.

On the way to the airport there will be a stop in Orvieto for lunch. Orvieto is one of the most striking, memorable, and enjoyable hill towns in central Italy.

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