Pilgrimage to San Giovanni Rotondo and Pietrelcina

  • 20 July 2022
  • 5 Nights
  • 795 Per Person
  • Dublin
  • Italy

Join this fully escorted pilgrimage to San Giovanni and Pietrelcina following in the footsteps of Padre Pio.

This pilgrimage to Italy starts with a visit to Pietrelcina and Piana Romana to celebrate mass.

In San Giovanni, the group will attend mass at the Monastery followed a visit to the English office, and a tour to see where St Pio spent over 50 year’s of his life. We will also be visiting the Church of St Pio of Pietrelcina where we will see the body of St Pio.

The pilgrimage also includes a visit to the wonderful St Matthew’s Monastery where we will be blessed with the relic of the Saint and Monte Sant’Angelo.

Pilgrimage to San Giovanni Rotondo and Pietrelcina

Join this fully escorted pilgrimage to San Giovanni and Pietrelcina following in the footsteps of Padre Pio.

This pilgrimage to Italy starts with a visit to Pietrelcina and Piana Romana to celebrate mass.

In San Giovanni, the group will attend mass at the Monastery followed a visit to the English office, and a tour to see where St Pio spent over 50 year’s of his life. We will also be visiting the Church of St Pio of Pietrelcina where we will see the body of St Pio.

The pilgrimage also includes a visit to the wonderful St Matthew’s Monastery where we will be blessed with the relic of the Saint and Monte Sant’Angelo.

Itinerary

• Direct flight from Dublin to Naples with Aer Lingus
• All transfers and tours in Italy with guide assistance
• 5 nights’ in San Giovanni Rotondo, Hotel Parco delle Rose
• Breakfast & dinner each day
• 3 lunches in San Giovanni Rotondo
• Direct flight from Naples to Dublin
• Check-in assistance at airports
• 1 x 10kg check-in bag & 1 x small cabin bag
• Religious programme organised by Joe Walsh Tours and led by Spiritual Director

Day 1 Wednesday, 20 July 2022
Early flight from Dublin to Naples. Coach transfer to Pietrelcina/Piana Romana, we will celebrate mass in Piana Romana and visit Pietrelcina. Continue on to San Giovanni Rotondo where we will check-in the Hotel Parco Delle Rose for 5 nights’ accommodation with dinner and breakfast each day.

Day 2 Thursday, 21 July 2022
This morning we will visit the Monastery where we will have our mass followed a visit to the English office, and then a tour to see where St Pio spent over 50 year’s of his life. We will return to our hotel for lunch. In the afternoon our group will visit The Church of St Pio of Pietrelcina where we will see the body of St Pio. Dinner will that evening.

Day 3 Friday, 22 July 2022
Today we visit St Matthew’s Monastery where we will be blessed with the relic of the Saint our visit to the shop where we can buy Holy Oil and other items of interest. Continue to Monte Sant’Angelo. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 4 Saturday, 23 July 2022
After breakfast we visit The Hospital (The Home for the Relief of Suffering) here we will have mass, and a tour. Free time in the afternoon. Dinner will be served in our hotel.

Day 5 Sunday, 24 July 2022
After breakfast our mass will be celebrated in the Hotel oratory. After lunch we will say our goodbyes to St Pio, enjoy free time on your own before returning to the hotel for dinner.

Day 6 Monday, 25 July 2022
Early rise for breakfast before leaving San Giovanni for Naples and return flight to Dublin.

• Prices per person sharing twin/double rooms with private facilities
• Airport taxes and charges applicable at the time of booking are included in the price
• Luggage allowance included per person and subject to airline’s conditions
• Payment terms: deposit €250 deposit per person and balances 12 weeks prior to departure
• Single rooms on request subject to supplement
• Lourdes city tax currently €1.50 (3-star) and €2.10 (4-star) is payable locally directly to hotels
• Children under 12 sharing with 2 adults receive a €50 reduction
• Infants under 2 years on date of return are charged €50
• It is each individual’s responsibility to ensure compliance with travel regulations and health and safety protocols in place at the time of travel

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