Proposal 4 - Pilgrimage tour - 11 days/ 10 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/ Montecassino/Pietrelcina/San Giovanni Rotondo   (376 km)
After   breakfast departure   for the visit   guided visit  of Montecassino Abbey . After leaving Subiaco, Benedict went towards Cassino and in the period between 525 and 529, he founded the Abbey of Montecassino, that  would become the most famous abbey in continental Europe.   Continue for Pietrelcina and visit of the Natal home of Padre Pio. Continue to   San Giovanni   Rotondo. Accommodation in hotel dinner and overnight.
Day 4   San Giovanni Rotondo ( 50 km)
After breakfast   at hotel  half day  visit with local guide   of the places of Padre Pio.
In the afternoon visit with escort   of Monte San’Angelo not far from San Giovanni Rotondo and
Back to   hotel for   dinner and   overnight.
Day 5   San Giovanni Rotondo/Lanciano/Loreto  (315 km )
After breakfast departure for the   visit   of Lanciano and visit of the Sanctuary of Eucharistic
Miracle. Continue to Loreto for the visit of the Holy House of Loreto, one of the most Marian
Shrines in Europe. Accommodation at hotel, dinner and   overnight. 
Day 6   Loreto/Cascia/Assisi  (   215 km)
After breakfast departure for the   visit of the Basilica of St. Rita a great evangelizer. On solemn and meaningful atmosphere of the Christmas night, she offered her youth to God, wearing the Augustinian habit, and the following year in the same solemnity, she confirmed her religious vows. After the visit
continue to Assisi , accommodation at hotel , dinner and overnight.
Day 7   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 8   Assisi /Florence/Padua   ( 390 km)
After   breakfast departure for   Florence . Half day   visit of Florence   with local   guide
including, Santa Maria Novella Church, the Duomo, the Baptistery, Santa   Croce Basilica.
On to Padua. Accommodation   at hotel , dinner and overnight.
Day 9   Padua
After   breakfast half day visit of Padua  with local guide , including  of St. Anthony’s Basilica. 
Free time for   personal   activities. Overnight and dinner at   hotel
Day 10 Padova / Venice /Padova ( 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 at hotel.
Day 11 Venice /departure
After breakfast transfer to Venice  Airport for departure.

Masses can be organized   every day and Papal Audience in   Rome will take place on Wednesday