22 Days ROME & LOURDES – CATHOLIC

22 DAYS – ROME & LOURDES.

DAY 01 SUNDAY

SINGAPORE – BANGKOK

Meet at Changi International Airport, in front of Thai Airways Counter at 1830 Hrs. for Group Checking-In. We will Depart Singapore by TG 410 at 2040 Hrs. for Bangkok and arrive at 2200 Hrs. to connect our flight to Rome.


DAY 02 MONDAY.
BANGKOK – ROME. ( L / D )

We will Board our flight TG 944 at 0001Hrs. for Rome. On Arrival in Rome at 0555 hours we will clear Immigration and Custom. After the clearance proceed to Rome on the way Lunch. After Lunch visit St. Paul outside the Walls, which houses the remains of St. Paul under its main altar. Then proceed to the Hotel. Dinner and overnight at our Hotel.


DAY 03 TUESDAY.
ROME ( B / L / D )

Breakfast, then we depart for a tour of Christian Rome. The tour includes the major Basilicas. St. Mary Major, one of the oldest shrines dedicates to Blessed Virgin, containing a relic from the manger of the infant Jesus. The Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, that has the original painting of Our Lady of Perpetual Help. If possible have a Novena in this Church. The basilica of St. John de Lateran, the former residence of the popes prior to Rome in 1377. The Basillica of Santa Croce, ( Holy Cross ) Dinner and Overnight in Hotel.


DAY 04 WEDNESDAY.
ROME ( B / L / D )

After breakfast we go to Vatican City to attend the weekly Papal Audience and Blessing by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI. Visit St. Peter’s Basilica, built on the site were St. Peter was martyred. Unsurpassed in beauty, a monument to the long history of the Catholic Church, to which pilgrims come from around the world. St. Peter’s is the grandest of the world’s churches. View such historical treasure as a piece of True Cross, the lance that pierced Christ’s side, and numerous papal tombs. We will also see Michael Angelo’s restored mural of the Last Judgment on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, his pieta, and the four mighty piers that support St Peter’s magnificent dome. In the afternoon take time to visit the Vatican garden, Library and Museum to see the awe-inspiring relics and works of art donated throughout centuries as tributes of faith. Dinner and overnight in Rome. Dinner and Overnight in Hotel.


DAY 05 THURSDAY.
ROME – SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO ( B / L / D )

We leave the Eternal City and head southeast to San Giovanni. We will stop in Monte Cassino to see the Monastery founded by St. Benedict in 529. This lovely Abbey sits on top of a hill overlooking the village of Cassino. We arrive in San Giovanni, the birthplace and home of Padre Pio, in time for dinner and Overnight in Hotel..

DAY 06 FRIDAY.
SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO – MONTE SAN ANGELO ( B / L / D )

After celebrating Mass at the Tomb of Padre Pio, we visit the sanctuary, We will tour the old church and see the crucifix from which he received the stigmata in 1918. You will see the confessional where Padre Pio spent innumerable hours with a multitude of pilgrims, directing them on their journey towards God. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Cargano Peninsula and visit to the Grotto of Michael the Archangel. Six popes, st. Francis, and at least four other saints have knelt in prayer at this grotto, seeking the protection of St. Michael. A panoramic view of the ocean and the surrounding countryside awaits you at this most celebrating time of early Christianity, the only Catholic Church to have been consecrated by St. Michael himself in 490. Return to san Giovanni for devotion, reflection and restful overnight. Dinner and Overnight in Hotel.


DAY 7 SATURDAY.
SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO – LANCIANO – LORETO – ASSISI. ( B / L / D )

Our travels today first take us to Lanciano to see the 8th century Eucharistic miracle in the Little Church.. The Monk, Expressing doubts about the Christ’s true presence in the consecrated host, a monk found himself holding a host that had change into flesh and wine that changed into blood. Next we follow the lush Adriatic coast to the Great Marian Shrine of Loreto to visit the Holy house of Nazareth and the beautiful Madonna of Loreto. More than 50 popes have made pilgrimage to the house transported by angels to this hill in central Italy in 1294. Tradition has it that this is the house where Jesus grew to manhood, and the Holy Family dwelled. and then we transfer dinner and overnight in hotel.


DAY 8 . SUNDAY.
ASSISI. ( B / L / D )

Celebrate Mass at the tomb of St. Francis. Explore the quaint hilltop birthplace of St. Francis, which still retains something of the atmosphere of the early 1200’s when St. Francis begun his ministry. Contained within the huge 13th century Basilica are many of his possessions and a series of frescos depicting his life?. It was in St. Mary of the Angels Basilica where St. Francis spent most of his life. Here we visit the Chapel, Portiuncola, the Rose Bush and the Cave where the saint retired for prayer. Stroll the medieval streets of the compact little town, we will have a view of an Ancient Roman Temple. Dinner and Overnight in hotel.


DAY 9. MONDAY.
ASSISI – SIENA – ASSISI. ( B / L / D )

After breakfast, we drive to the Beautiful town of Siena, the birthplace of St. Catherine and St. Bernardine. Here we will stroll in Piazza del Campo, one of Italy’s finest squares. And after celebrating Mass at the Cathedral, we visit the Basilica of St. Francis, containing the miraculous consecrated hosts that have remained intact since 1730. View the incorrupt head of St. Catherine at St. Dominic’s Basilica. And the basilica of the Obsservanza. Return to Assisi for Dinner and overnight in hotel


DAY 10. TUESDAY.
ASSISI – NORCIA – CASCIA – SPOLETO – FLORENCE. ( B / L / D )

After Breakfast we will proceed to Florence. On the way we will visit St. Benedict’s Basilica and Cathedral of Santa Maria Argentea in Norcia and in Cascia we will see the Basilica and Monastery of St. Rita and St. Francis.and in Spoleto visit the Cathedral and the old town. And finally arrive in Florence for Dinner and Overnight in Hotel.


DAY 11. WEDNESDAY.
FLORENCE. ( B / L / D )

After Breakfast, visit the Church of the Holy Cross ( Santa Croce ) . This Church is a burial place of the nobles. Visit Church of St. AmbrogioWalking Tour through Piazza Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, continue through to the Cathedral of Santa Maria. And later some shopping. Dinner and Overnight in Hotel.


DAY 12. THURSDAY.
FLORENCE – PADUA. ( B / L / D )

After Breakfast we depart for Padua, and visit the basilica of St. Anthony. See the Tomb of St. Anthony and his relics. Later pass by Pratta Della Valle, and to the basilica of Giustina. Dinner and Overnight in Padua.


DAY 13. FRIDAY.
PADUA – MONTICHIARI – TURIN ( B / L / D )

After Breakfast we will depart for Turin. On the way we will visit the Cathedral of Rosa Mystica, Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. In Turin, the Holy Shroud and also the Basilica of Our Lady, Help of Christians. Dinner and Overnight in Hotel.


DAY 14. SATURDAY.
TURIN – MILAN. ( B / L )

Very Early Morning after Breakfast, depart for Milan Airport to Catch the flight Thai Airways – TG 941 departing at 1330 Hrs for Bangkok.


DAY 15. SUNDAY.
MILAN – BANGKOK

Arrive Bangkok at 0555 Hrs and connect our flight – TG 403 departing at 0800 Hrs and Arrive Singapore at 1115 Hrs.


Price: S$ 5150.00 per person on a twin sharing Basis. Single Supplement: S$ 685.00

  • The Tour price Includes:-

    • Return Air Tickets by Thai Airways. ( SINGAPORE / ROM – MIL-SIN) – overland by Coach to Milan
    • Accommodation on a Twin sharing Basis in a reasonably Good Hotel (3*).
    • All entrance Fees.
    • All Breakfast, Lunch ( 3 Course ) and Dinners as stated in Itinerary.
    • Transfers from Airport / Hotel / Airport.(Singapore not included) and Tours.
    • All Tours and Sight seeing as in Itinerary with English Speaking Guide.
    • Poterage wherever available. 1 Luggage per person..
  • The Tour price do not include:-

    • All Drinks and other expenses of a personal nature.
    • Single rooms ( unless on payment of additional charge for a Single room.
    • Tips and Gratuities for Hotel staff and Restaurants.
    • Visa fees ( if one is required ) and Airport Taxes and Fuel Surcharges.
    • In case of currency fluctuations of Euro Dollar of more than 3.00% of the or amendments in local Government taxes, we reserve the right to adjust the tour price accordingly.

HOLYLAND TRAVEL & TOURS PTE. LTD. Tel: 6337 0051

EXTENSION TO LOURDES.

DAY 14. SATURDAY.
TURIN – AIX EN PROVENCE. ( B / L / D )

After Breakfast, depart for Ax-En-Provence visit the Cathedral of St.-Sauveur and a city Tour..Dinner and Overnight in Hotel.


DAY 15. SUNDAY.
AIX EN PROVENCE – LOURDES ( B / L / D )

Morning after Breakfast depart for Lourdes. On arrival Check into Hotel. Dinner and Overnight in Hotel.


DAY 16. MONDAY.
LOURDES. ( B / L / D )

After Breakfast, Go for the Bath. Later, a walking Tour to visit the place where St. Bernadette stayed and the Church where she was baptized etc. Later attend the blessing of the sick, and participate in nightly candlelight procession. Dinner and Overnight in Hotel..


DAY 17. TUESDAY.
LOURDES ( B / L / D )

Experience Christ’s love as you walk the life sized Station of the cross overlooking the Holy Grotto, in obedience to the request of the “Immaculate Conception”. Our tour in Lourdes includes visits to the Sanctuary, the Basilica of St. Pius X, and the world’s largest underground church. Attend the blessing of the sick, and participate in nightly candlelight procession. Dinner and Overnight in Hotel.


DAY 18. WEDNESDAY.
LOURDES – PAU – PARIS ( B / L / D )

Early Morning after Breakfast in Hotel. Drive to Airport to catch our flight AF 7457 departing at 1120 from Pau to Paris arriving at 1240. Check into Hotel. Rest and in the evening City Tour of Paris, we will view the Eiffel Tower, see the L’Arc de Triomphe and Champs Elysees. The TRI Fountain. Dinner and Overnight in Hotel.


DAY 19. THURSDAY.
PARIS– LISIEUX – PARIS. ( Donation at this place will be much appreciated). ( B / L / D )

After breakfast, we travel to the town of Lisieux, the home of St. Therese whom Pope Pius X called “the greatest saint of the modern time”.. On display are relics, clothing and personal objects belonging to the ‘little flower’. View the statue depicting the Virgin Mary who smiled at St. Therese during an ecstasy before curing her illness. Combination your prayer in the Carmel Chapel with those of the Carmelite Sisters, just as St. Therese did before her death in 1897.


DAY 20. FRIDAY.
PARIS ( B / L / D )

After Breakfast, We will take a tour of this beautiful city, visiting the magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral, the church of the Sacred Coeur, the Chapel of the Miraculous Medal and the church of St. Vincent de Paul. Overnight in Paris.


DAY 21. SATURDAY.
PARIS – BANGKOK ( B / L )

After Breakfast we will be transferred to the Airport to catch our Flight TG 931 departing at 1330 Hrs. and arrive Bangkok the following Day.


DAY 22. SUNDAY.

BANGKOK – SINGAPORE

Arrive Bangkok at 0630 Hrs and connect our flight – TG 403 departing at 0800 Hrs and Arrive Singapore at 1115 Hrs. with Sweet Memories.

PRICE: S$7,230.00 per person on a twin sharing Basis.

Single Supplement: S$1358.00

  • The Tour price Includes:-
  • Return Air Tickets by Thai Airways. ( SINGAPORE / ROM – PAR-SIN) – overland by Coach to Lourdes.
  • One Way Air Tickets by Air France. ( PAF / PAR )..
  • Accommodation on a Twin sharing Basis in a reasonably Good Hotel (3*).
  • All entrance Fees.
  • All Breakfast, 3 course Lunch and Dinners as stated in Itinerary.
  • Transfers from Airport / Hotel / Airport.(Singapore not included) and Tours.
  • All Tours and Sight seeing as in Itinerary with English Speaking Guide.
  • Poterage. Wherever possible. 1 Luggage per person.
  • The Tour price do not include:-

    • All Drinks and other expenses of a personal nature.
    • Single rooms ( unless on payment of additional charge of S$750.00 for a Single room).
    • Tips and Gratuities for Hotel staff, Guides, Drivers and Tour Leaders.
    • Visa fees if any required
    • Airport Taxes and Fuel Surcharges etc.
    • In case of currency fluctuations of Euro Dollar of more than 3.00% or amendments in local Government taxes, we reserve the right to adjust the tour price accordingly.

HOLYLAND TRAVEL & TOURS PTE. LTD.
TEL.: 6337 0051.

email: holyland@singnet.com.sg

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