Pilgrimage to Italy – San Giovanni Rotondo and Rome

  • 20 May 2023
  • 7 Nights
  • 1149 Per Person
  • Dublin
  • Italy

This week-long pilgrimage to Italy takes pilgrims to San Giovanni Rotondo, and Rome on a spiritual journey following Saint Padre Pio’s footsteps before travelling to the hisrorical city of Rome.

We’ll start our pilgrimage in San Giovanni Rotondo, in the region of Puglia, where we will learn about the life and work of Saint Padre Pio, visiting his hometown, the places where he lived, his resting place, and other important religious sites.

Also in the region, we will visit Monte Sant’Angelo, as well as excursions to St Matthew’s Monastery in San Marco in Lamis.
The last part of our pilgrimage journey will take us to Rome, the Eternal City, where we will visit its magnificent Papal Basilicas: Saint Paul Outside the Walls, Saint Peter’s Basilica, Saint John in Lateran, and Mary Majors. We will also take a guided tour of the city’s historical centre to take in all of Rome’s most iconic spots such as Piazza Navona and the Trevi Fountain.

For more information about this pilgrimage to Italy, or to book your place, contact our travel experts.

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Pilgrimage to Italy – San Giovanni Rotondo and Rome

This week-long pilgrimage to Italy takes pilgrims to San Giovanni Rotondo, and Rome on a spiritual journey following Saint Padre Pio’s footsteps before travelling to the hisrorical city of Rome.

We’ll start our pilgrimage in San Giovanni Rotondo, in the region of Puglia, where we will learn about the life and work of Saint Padre Pio, visiting his hometown, the places where he lived, his resting place, and other important religious sites.

Also in the region, we will visit Monte Sant’Angelo, as well as excursions to St Matthew’s Monastery in San Marco in Lamis.
The last part of our pilgrimage journey will take us to Rome, the Eternal City, where we will visit its magnificent Papal Basilicas: Saint Paul Outside the Walls, Saint Peter’s Basilica, Saint John in Lateran, and Mary Majors. We will also take a guided tour of the city’s historical centre to take in all of Rome’s most iconic spots such as Piazza Navona and the Trevi Fountain.

For more information about this pilgrimage to Italy, or to book your place, contact our travel experts.

Itinerary

• Direct flight from Dublin to Naples
• Transfer and tours in Italy by private coach
• 5 nights San Giovanni Rotondo; Centro di Spiritualita Padre Pio or similar
• 2 nights Rome; Hotel Cardinal or similar
• Half board: breakfast & dinner served each day
• Direct flight from Rome to Dublin
• Check-in assistance at airports
• 1 x 20kg check-in bag & 1 x small cabin bag

• Religious programme organised by Joe Walsh Tours
• Visits to Piana Romana, Pietrelcina and San Giovanni Rotondo as per the itinerary
• Excursions to Monte Sant’ Angelo and St Matthew’s Monastery in San Marco in Lamis
• Visits and tours in Rome to include St Peter’s Square, Rome Basilicas, and historical Rome

• Prices per person sharing 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 €300 per person plus insurance premium if applicable; balances 12 weeks prior to departure
• Single rooms on request subject to supplement
• Travel insurance is an optional extra available to passengers up to 94 years; please check https://joewalshtours.ie/travel-insurance/ for full details on travel insurance
• Passengers must comply with health and safety protocols in place at the time of travel

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