Proposal 3 - Pilgrimage tour - 10 days/09 nights

Day 1 Rome
Arrival at   Rome Fiumicino Airport and meeting   with our   Tour escort.
Transfer   by private coach to your hotel. Accommodation at hotel.
Rome by   night with local   guide and   visit   of Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Pantheon,
Navona   Square   with the Four River Fountain, Bernini’s masterpiece.
Welcome   dinner at restaurant close to Piazza Navona  and overnight.    
Day 2 Rome
After   breakfast you   will meet the local guide for a full day   visit of Rome including St. Mary Major Basilica, St. John’s in Lateran Basilica and   Holy Stairs, Vatican Museum with Sistine Chapel and   St. Peter’s Basilica. Back to hotel for   dinner and overnight.    
Day 3   Rome/ Greccio/Assisi 
After   breakfast departure for the visit of   the small village of Greccio. Visit of  the Shrine of the Nativity, the place where St. Francis, on the night of Christmas 1223 represented the nativity with persons. This is a complex of buildings where the nucleus goes back to the years in which there lived a poor man of Assisi.
In the afternoon you will reach Assisi. Accommodation , dinner and overnight at hotel. 
Day 4   Assisi
After   breakfast half day visit   with   local guide of St. Mary of the Angel’s Basilica,   St.
Francis’ and   St. Clare’s Basilicas . Time free for   personal activities.
Dinner and overnight at hotel
Day 5 Assisi/Siena/San Gimignano /Florence   (220 km ) 
After breakfast departure for Siena and half day visit   of the city   with local guide.
The city is famous for the Piazza del Campo and its Cathedral. Free time for lunch and 
In the afternoon visit of   San Gimignano, the medieval village with its 13 towers.
In the evening  arrival   in Florence. Accommodation at the hotel. Dinner and overnight
Day 6   Florence
After   breakfast you   will meet the local   guide for a full day   visit of Florence including,
Santa Maria  Novella Church, the Duomo, the Baptistery, Santa   Croce Basilica and the
Uffizzi Gallery. Dinner at   hotel and overnight.        
Day 7   Florence/Padua (220 km)
After breakfast departure for   Padua. Arrival and accommodation in hotel.
In the afternoon half   day visit , with local guide , of Padua including  of St. Anthony’s Basilica. 
Free time for   personal   activities. Overnight and dinner at   hotel.  
Day 8   Padua/ Venice/Padua   (80 km)
After breakfast departure for the visit   of Venice. Transfer by private boat to   St. Mark’s
Square where   you will meet the local guide . Half day visit   of St. Mark Square, St. Mark Basilica    
and the Doge’s Palace. Time free for personal activities and transfer by private boat to reach
the coach. Transfer back to Padua for dinner and overnight
Day 9   Padua/ Verona/ Lake Maggiore (310)
After breakfast departure for Verona. You will meet the local   guide for an   half day guided visit of the historic centre where you will see the famous Arena amphitheatre, used for the open air Opera Festival, the Church of San Zeno, Piazza delle Erbe and the Romeo & Juliet ‘s balcony.
In the afternoon on to the Lake Maggiore . Accommodation at   hotel, dinner and   overnight.       
Day 10 Lake Maggiore  / Malpensa airport for departure ( 45 km)
After breakfast transfer to Malpensa airport for departure.
Masses can be organized   every day and Papal Audience in   Rome will take place on Wednesday.