THE BEST OF 17 Days, 7 Countries
with Tour Chaplain
Tour of Italy, Vatican, France, Monaco, Andorra, Spain & Portugal
Travel Dates: Sep 21 – Oct 07, 2020 | Nov 16 – Dec 02, 2020
I T I N E R A R Y
Depart Manila on board a prestigious airline to Rome, Italy. Enjoy in-flight meals and entertainment.
Welcome to the cosmopolitan city of ROME! After Immigration clearance at the airport, convey your luggage and board your private coach and proceed to visit the 4 Major Basilicas of Rome which includes the Saint Paul Outside the Walls, then the Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran, considered the mother church of the Roman Catholic faithful. Afterwards, continue to Santa Maria Maggiore, the largest Catholic Marian church in Rome. And lastly, see the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. Then proceed to hotel for check-in.
Get the most out of this once-in-a-lifetime experience to attend the Papal Audience ceremony with our Pope Francis. We secure your free tickets, guide you through the Vatican Square ensuring you get the best spot or seats available. Afterwards, explore the eternal city of Rome with local expert guide to include the most highlights of the city which the St. Peter’s Basilica, and view of the Colosseum, Arch of Constantine, Roman Forum, Monument Vittorio Emanuelle II, Piazza de Venezia, Circus Maximus, the famous Fountain of Trevi and the Spanish Steps. Balance of the afternoon is free at leisure. Then return to hotel for check-in.
D4/ROME–MONTE SANT' ANGELO-SANGIOVANNI ROTONDO (BD)
Today, enjoy a scenic drive from Rome to Monte Sant’ _Angelo for an orientation tour and visit to the Shrine of The Archangel Michael. Then continue to San Giovanni Rotondo for your hotel check-in and dinner.
D5/SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO–LANCIANO–ASSISI (BD)
After breakfast, join your local English speaking guide and explore this full of panoramic view and entrance to Chiesa di San Pio da Pietrelcina is a Catholic shrine in San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy, owned by the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin of the Province of Foggia and continue to Basilica San Giovanni Rotondo. After the tour, drive to Lanciano for an orientation of the city and continue your journey to Assissi the birthplace of St. Francis and St. Claire, one of Italy’s patron saints. Hotel check in and dinner.
In the morning, proceed to an orientation tour of this city and see the panoramic view of of Basilica of St. Francis, Santa Maria Degli Angeli, Rocca Maggiori and other Major Attractions and Drive from Assisi to Pisa and be amazed of this beautiful city. A photo stop at Leaning Tower of Pisa , one of the most remarkable architectural structures from medieval Europe. Also, a view of Piazza dei Miracoli, Pisa Baptistry, Santa Maria della Spina, Knights' Square and all other major attractions. Continue to the city of Genoa for your hotel check in and dinner.
D7/GENOA–MONTE CARLO–NICE (BD)
Breakfast, the explore the city together with your English-speaking guide and see the view of Christopher Columbus Monument, Palace of St. George, Medieval Gates of Genoa and all other major attractions. Continue to Monte Carlo and see the Racetrack, Palace, Casino, Boulevard, Cathedral and all other major attractions. Proceed to Nice for an orientation of this city and also check in at the hotel and dinner.
After breakfast, enjoy a scenic drive to Montpellier for orientation then to Barcelona, Spain.
D9/ BARCELONA – MONTSERRAT – BARCELONA (BD)
After breakfast, proceed to Montserrat for a full day English guided sightseeing tour and see the view of Today’s highlight is a visit to the Monastery of Montserrat, perched high on an awesome mountain range rising from the Catalonian plain. Visit the Royal Basilica and pray to the venerated Black Madonna which according to tradition, was carved by St. Luke. Visit to La Sagrada Familia Cathedral, a large unfinished Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. Listen to the singing of the celebrated “Escalonia” by the children’s choir, considered to be the oldest in Europe. Back to Barcelona for sightseeing: the Columbus Monument, Plaza de Cataluna, historic buildings along Paseo de Gracia. Marvel at Gaudi’s Sagrada Famiia, Parc Guell, Bari Gotic, Museu Picasso, Le Rambla, Casa Milla, Olympic Stadium and all other major attractions
D10/ BARCELONA – ANDORRA LA VELLA – LOURDES (BD)
Breakfast, then a drive to Barcelona to Lourdes and stop at Andorra La Vella for an orientation tour. Continue to Lourdes for your hotel check-in and dinner
D11/ LOURDES (BD)
After breakfast, proceed for a walking tour in Lourdes. Full day free time for Private Devotion. You may wish to go to the Sanctuary to visit the Underground Basilica, walk the station of the Cross, take the Holy Bath, drink the water or wash your face in the Grotto, or participate in the veneration of the sick pilgrim, or join a mass at the Grotto. Also visit the Moulin de Boly, or the birthplace of Bernadette Soubirous located in the heart of Lourdes.
D12/ LOURDES – ZARAGOZA – MADRID (BD)
Breakfast, and get ready for a drive to Zaragoza and see enjoy the views of Monasterio de Piedra Par, Palacio de La Ajaferia, Patio de la Infanta, Ascensor del Pilar, La Lonja and all other major attractions. Continue your ride to Madrid for your dinner at a local restaurant and hotel check-in.
D13/ MADRID (BD)
Hotel Breakfast and enjoy a half day guided sightseeing tour and see the view of Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, Templo de Debod, Cathedral, Puerta de Alcala, Gran Via, Plaza de Cibeles, Plaza de Orient and all other major attractions. Rest of the day are free time for leisure. Dinner at a local restaurant.
D14/ MADRID – AVILA – FATIMA (BD)
Check out at the hotel then drive from Madrid to Avila and see the views of the walls of Avila, Monasterio de St. Thomas, Basilica de San Vicente, Cathedral Avila and all other major attractions. Then continue your journey to Fatima, Portugal.
D15/ FATIMA – LISBON (BD)
Enjoy your breakfast then proceed to your half day guided tour and see the angelic views of Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fa¡tima, Church of the Holy Trinity, Moeda Caves, Loca Do Anjo, Fa¡tima Wax Museum and all other major attractions. See Valinhos and Aljustrel. Then continue to Lisbon and proceed to admire the views of Sao Jorge Castle, Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Discovery Monument, Church of Sao Roque and all other major attractions. Dinner then check-in to hotel.
D16/ LISBON / MANILA(B)
A memorable experience tour concludes today after breakfast with a transfer to the airport for your flight back to Manila.
D17/ / MANILA
Arrival in Manila. Home Sweet Home!
ROME Vatican City, PAPAL AUDIENCE, St. Peter’s Basilica,Fountain of Trevi, Colosseum, Piazza Navona , Baroque Palazzi, Spanish Steps, Flavian Amphitheater
MONTE SANT'ANGELO Shrine of The Archangel Michael
SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO Chiesa di San Pio da Pietrelcina, Basilica San Giovanni Rotondo
ASSISI Basilica of St. Francis, Santa Maria Degli Angeli, Rocca Maggiori
PISA Leaning Tower of Pisa, Piazza dei Miracoli, Pisa Baptistry, Santa Maria della Spina, Knights' Square
GENOA Christopher Columbus Monument, Palace of St. George, Medieval Gates of Genoa
MONTE CARLO Racetrack, Palace, Casino, Boulevard, Cathedral
BARCELONA Columbus Monument, Plaza de Cataluna, Historic buildings along Paseo de Gracia, Sagrada Famiia, Parc Guell, Bari Gotic, Museu Picasso, Le Rambla, Casa Milla, Olympic Stadium
MONTSERRAT Monastery of Montserrat, Royal Basilica, Singing of Escalonia
LOURDES Underground Basilica, Station of the Cross, Holy Bath, Grotto, Moulin de Boly
ZARAGOZA Monasterio de Piedra Par, Palacio de La Ajaferia, Patio de la Infanta, Ascensor del Pilar, La Lonja
MADRID Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, Templo de Debod, Cathedral, Puerta de Alcala, Gran Via, Plaza de Cibeles, Plaza de Orient
AVILA Walls of Avila, Monasterio de St. Thomas, Basilica de San Vicente, Cathedral Avila
FATIMA Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fa¡tima, Church of the Holy Trinit, Moeda Caves, Loca Do Anjo, Fa¡tima Wax Museum, Valinhos and Aljustrel
LISBON Sao Jorge Castle, Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Discovery Monument, Church of Sao Roque
SEPT 21—OCT 07, 2020
TWIN / TRIPLE : USD 3,680.00
SINGLE : USD 4,480.00
NOV 16—DEC 02, 2020
TWIN / TRIPLE : USD 3,580.00
SINGLE : USD 4,380.00
*Minimum 30 passenger to operate this tour*
USD 500 PER PERSON UPON BOOKING (NON-REFUNDABLE)
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- Rates are PER PERSON basis. Rates are for Philippine Passport Holders only. Surcharge for Foreign Passports.
- One piece of luggage (standard size) per payable passenger.
- All Room type (double or twin bed) is on request basis subject to availability upon check-in.
- HOTEL CHECK IN/OUT: 1400HRS/1200HRS
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