Visit the pilgrimage sites in Croatia and Italy
From Split, birth place of Emperor Diocletian and his Summer Palace to Medjugorje, the main pilgrimage site in Central Europe.
From Dubrovnik, the most beautiful walled town in Europe, along the Adriatic Coast, to San Giovani Rotondo and Lancciano, the pilgrimage sites of Southern Italy. End the jounrey with visiting the Papal Basilcas of Rome and Popes Audience (based on his schedule).
Departure date: April 23, 2019.
IF YOU LIKE TO ORGANIZE YOUR PRIVATE GROUP (16+ ) YOU CAN CHOOSE THE OTHER DATE AS WELL
Day-1. FLIGHT TO EUROPE:
Day-2. SPLIT - MEDJUGORJE: Arrival Split, the main port city in Croatia, and join your tour director on walking tour of the old town, to visit the remains of the Summer Palace of Emperor Diocletian. Then board the Motor coach for ride along the Croatian coastal road to Bosnia and the town of Medjugorje. Accommodation and refreshment in hotel next to the church. Holy Mass at St. James church. D.
Day-3. MEDJUGORJE PILGRIMAGE: Morning Holy Mass in Church of St. James (Mass in English language). Then join the other pilgrims to pray the Joyful and Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary. You will follow the same path up Apparition Hill where the young visionaries first encountered Our Lady, and pray at the statue which commemorates the spot where Our Lady appeared to the young visionaries. B.D.
Day-4. MEDJUGORJE - STON - DUBROVNIK: Morning Holy Mass and then uphil walking pilgrimage tour to "Blue Cross", and pray at the spot where the villagers built the cross on the anniversary of Jesus' crucifixion. In the afternoon, ride along the Adriatic Coast to the town of Ston, site of the "Great Wall of Europe. Then to Dubrovnik, the most beautifull Medieval town of Europe and your hotel with swimming pool. B.D.
Day-5. DUBROVNIK: Join your guide on walking tour inside the walls and relax in this car - free town. Walk along Stradun, see Minceta Tower anbd Loggia. Then Holy Mass in Cathedral of Dubrovnik. B.D.
Day-6. DUBROVNIK - NIGHT FERRY TO ITALY: Free morning in Dubrovnik. In the afternoon transfer to the port and board overnight ferry to Italy (accommodation in double cabins) B/D.
Day-7. BARI-SAN GIOVANI ROTONDO: Early morning arrival Bari and board the Motor coah for ride along the coastal highway for approx. 2 hours ride to San Giovani Rotondo. Holy Mass at the tomb of St. Pio. After the Mass, group will have the oprtunity to tour the sanctuary and view the crucifix in front of which St. Pio received the stigmata. B.D.
Day-8. LANCIANO-ROME: Travel to Lanciano, known as the first recorded alleged Catholic Euchristic Mirracle. Visit Cathedral Madona di Ponte, and then travel to Rome. Upon arrival, panoramic tour of Eternal City and then visit Papal basilicas off Rome. First to Basilica of Saint Paul outside the walls, the burial place of St. John after his execution. Then to Church of St. John of Lateran where Pope Francis was installed as the Bishop of Rome. Then to Santa Croce di jerusalem, one of the seven holly churches of Rome. Then to your four star hotel next to Vatican. B.D.
Day-9. VATICAN & ROME: Early morning transfer to Vatican possible Popes Audience (based on his schedule and group approval). Then attend a Holy Mass in St. Peters Basilica, the largest catholic church in the world. Then walking tour to see the Colosseum and Roman Forum Rest of the day is free. B.D.
Day-10. DEPARTURE: Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Canada B.
Our Tour hotels are never far from where you need to go. We choose only the best hotels in centralized locations so you can get on with your tour.
With every group tour we provide you will see all the best attractions and some you might not even know. These attractions are just steps away from your hotel:
Diocletian palalce - Medjugorje - Ston - Dubrovnik Walls - Tomb of St. Pio - Madona di Ponte - Vatican - St. Peters Basilica - Colosseum - Basilica of St. Paul
Your tour is important to us and we provide the most inclusive tour possible. This student group tour includes the following:
round trip airfare - airport taxes based on present fees - gratuities - 8 nights accommodation in hotels - one night on ferry (double cabins) - 9 open buffet breakfasts - 8 dinners or lunches - tours of: Split, Dubrovnik, Rome - Medjugorje, San Givoani Rotond, Lanciano and Vatican - Holly Mass in 6 churches - Mariden tour director