Shrines of Italy

Steeped in history and culture, Italy also offers a huge variety of pilgrimage destinations


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We have designed a range of multi centre itineraries combining the various Shrines of Italy, from the centre of the Catholic faith in Rome to the Shrine of St. Anthony in Padua, from the birthplace of St. Francis in Assisi to Cascia, Lanciano and to the Shrine of Padre Pio in San Giovanni Rotondo.

In addition to offering scheduled departures throughout the year, we also work closely with many parishes and schools developing tailor made itineraries that meet the specific requirements of each group. Our packages generally include return flights, hotel accommodation, private coach for all transfers and tours, various meals and the full assistance of our team of guides and representatives.

For additional information, please call one of our Italian Pilgrimage Specialists:
» Dublin 01 241 0800
» Belfast 028 9099 4854
» Cork 021 427 7959
» Cardiff 0292 000 3865
» Glasgow 0141 530 5060
» Liverpool 0151 909 2871
» London 0203 468 0617
» Manchester 0161 820 8790
» or email info@joewalshtours.ie

Travel Insurance


Our full pilgrimage insurance booklets are available to download below.

Download Travel Insurance Booklet for Pilgrimage Tours from Ireland (12 pages)

Download Travel Insurance Booklet for Pilgrimage Tours from the UK (12 pages)

Destinations


San Giovanni Rotondo
This village in the Puglia region, in the southeast of Italy, is where Padre Pio spent most of his life and where his tomb can be found today. read more

Assisi
Located in the ‘green heart’ of Italy, Assisi is a beautiful town situated on the slopes of Monte Subasio. It is the birthplace of St. Francis, founder of the Franciscan Order, and of St. Clare who founded the Poor Clares. read more

Cascia
A remote town set in the Umbrian mountains, Cascia was home to St. Rita for all of her religious life. After her canonisation in 1900, a large shrine was built in Cascia, where the body of St. Rita can still be visited. read more

Padua
An ancient walled city situated between Verona and Venice, Padua is the oldest city in Northern Italy. It is a beautiful old university town with an illustrious past. read more

Lanciano
A small town near the Adriatic coast in the Abruzzo region, Lanciano is famed for being the site of the first Catholic Eucharistic Miracle which took place in the church of St. Legontian in the 8th Century. read more

Loreto
Loreto is a lovely hill town situated in the Marche region of Italy, not far from the port town of Ancona. read more

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