Catholic heritage in Italy extends well beyond the Vatican. Discover the inspiring Catholic Italian icons of northern Italy on this affordable tour of Italy. From Milan’s St Ambrogio to Turin’s Don Bosco and Padua’s St Anthony, you’ll collect memories and inspiration that will remain with you for life. Admire in awe the early Christian works of art of the Byzantine era in Ravenna, and finally spend two full days in Rome, dedicating your attention to the Papal legacies and visiting many inspiring places of worship instilling a sense of solemnity and serenity—with the opportunity to attend the Papal audience if possible. This Italian guided tour of faith-based sites is sure to move the most devoted faithful, as well as those just approaching the Catholic faith—on your affordable tour of Rome, Milan, and the Holy sites along the way.
MILAN Attend Mass at St. Ambrose Basilica and discover the iconic DuomoTURIN Full-day with focus on the Holy Shroud and the life of St. John Bosco, founder of the Salesians religious institutePAVIA Admire the timeless beauty of the Carthusian MonasteryPADUA Celebrate Mass at St. Anthony’s Basilica, and discover how devotion to this saint is shared by many and still alive throughout the centuriesRAVENNA Go back in time to discover its ancient Byzantine churches with their unique mosaicsROME Attend the Papal audience in the Vatican (subject to availability), visit the four Papal Major Basilicas of Rome and the Papal summer residence in Castel Gandolfo.[M] MASS SERVICES: Milan, Turin, Padua, Rome.
Buffet breakfasts daily, 4 dinners
Departure April 18 Easter
Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi