2024 More ITALY with Father Mullaney

Preliminary ITINERARY

 Sunday 6 October  2024.  Depart Dulles airport in evening.

Monday 7 October 2024   Arrive in Vienna and transfer to flight to Venice.  After Passport Control, meet our Italian Tour Escort and driver and depart for Padua where Father will celebrate Mass in the Basilica of Saint Anthony.  Time for prayer at the Tomb of the Saint before we have a lunch break.  In the afternoon visit the Scrovegni Chapel to see the Giotto frescoes that began a revolution of mural painting and influenced frescoes for a century.    Check into our hotel for dinner and 4 overnights.)      D

Tuesday, 8 October  2024   After breakfast,  depart for Venice.  Take Vaporetto 1 to St.Mark Square:  and enter St. Mark’s Basilica where Father will celebrate Mass.  Enjoy a tour of Venice to include The Bridge of Sighs and the Rialto.  Free time to discover the Doge’s Palace or take a gondola ride on an optional tour, or shop.    Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.                  BD

Wednesday, 9 October 2024.   After breakfast, return to Venice and depart on a private motor launch ride  from Bay of Venice to Murano to see glass masters, and then to Burano to see needle lacework. Father will celebrate Mass in Murano and you’ll have Free time at each place for shopping.  Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.  BD

Thursday, 10 October 2024    Depart for Verona and tour the medieval old town between; the Adige River, visiting the Arena di Verona, Piazza Dante,  Juliet’s balcony, and Piazza Erbe.  Father will celebrate Mass before returning to hotel for dinner and overnight.  BD

Friday, 11  October 2024  After breakfast, depart South for Ravenna.  Enjoy a wonderful tour of Ravenna.  Father will celebrate Mass and we’ll visit the  Basilica of St. Apollanare Nuovo, the Basilica of San Vitale and Mausoleum of Galla Placidia and St. Andrew’s Chapel.   Continue to Parma for dinner and two overnights. BD

Saturday, 12  October 2024   After breakfast,  a day to taste and see!  Father will celebrate Mass and then we’ll see where Parmigiano Reggiano is produced.  Enjoy a tour and tasting in one of the Parmigiano Reggiano Factories and enjoy an included lunch at the Prosciuttificio di Parma.  We;ll also experience Balsamic production and tasting!  Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.        BLD

Sunday, 13 October 2024.   After breakfast, depart for a short tour of Bologna: Piazza Maggiore  and the Two Towers, area with free time for lunch before we depart South towards Montecantini where we’ll check into our hotel in Tuscany for 4 nights. BD

Monday, 14 October 2024   After breakfast, depart for Pisa to see Duomo, Baptistry and Leaning Tower.  Father will celebrate Mass and you’ll have some free time before we return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.   BD

Tuesday, 15 October 2024.  After breakfast, depart for a tour of Florence to include:  Ponte Vecchio.  Duomo, Baptistry, David at Academia, Piazza della Signoria.   Father will celebrate Mass in Basilica di Santa Croce and you’ll have  free time for shopping.  Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight. BD

Wednesday 16 October  2024.   After breakfast, tour of Siena, birthplace of Saint Catherine, doctor of The Church.  Father will celebrate Mass in the Basilica of St. Francis before our Tour and you’ll have  Free time for lunch and shopping. Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight. BD

Thursday, 17  October 2024.   After breakfast,  we  depart for Milan.  A tour of  Visit Maria de la Grazie to see Leonardo Da Vinci’s Last Supper before Father celebrates Mass.  Check into our hotel for 2 nights and have dinner. BD

Friday, 18 October 2024.    After breakfast, enjoy a tour of Milan.  Visit the  Gallaria and Opera before touring Duomo where Father will celebrate Mass, then  Time for shopping before our  Farewell dinner and overnight Milan BD

Saturday, 19 October 2024    Depart for USA.

PRICE:  $4,758.00
• Airfare to and from Italy from Washington, DC
• Airline taxes and fuel surcharges**
• All transfers and assistance with arrival and departure
• Deluxe bus transportation and whisper headsets as required
• Hotel accommodations in double and triple rooms using first class hotels with private baths
• Breakfast and dinner daily plus one lunch in Parma
• Services of English speaking local guides
• Services of a Certified Tour Manager from the U.S.A.
• All entrance fees as shown on the itinerary
• Daily Mass and spiritual direction
• A TIP FUND of $210 will be added to your final bill.  This will cover ALL tips.
• Expenses of a personal nature
– Meals not mentioned. Drinks with dinner.
• Single Supplement of $950.00 when no roommate (Note: limited # singles)
.  Recommended travel insurance
DEPOSITS:  $500 pp secures you place on this special pilgrimage.
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