Saturday  l   We meet at the Airport at 5.30am for our Air Malta KM612 flight departing at 7.35am arriving in Rome Fiumicino Airport at 9.00am. From there we will be transferred towards Lanciano, considered to be one of the region’s most beautiful cities where architecture stands out. On our way we will have time to eat something (extra). Lanciano is known for the first recorded Catholic Eucharistic Miracle which happened in the 8th century. Later on we will take part in a Mass consecrated in this holy place. We will continue our journey towards St. Giovanni Rotondo where we will check in at our 3* Hotel Fini. Allocation of Rooms, Dinner at the Hotel and we rest for the night.

Sunday  l   Breakfast and we board our coach  taking us to Monte Sant Angelo. Monte Sant’ Angelo is located in the hills on the Gargono promontory. A flight of stone steps leads down into the atmospheric church incorporating the cave in which St. Michael appeared. Padre Pio used to attend this cave together with other brothers. This Basilica is under care of the Michelin Congregation of Polish Origin. Afterwards we will depart towards Foggia, where we will be visiting St. Anne Convent where Padre Pio had spent 6 months in this convent, we will see other things and hear other stories things related to Padre Pio. A Mass will be held and we will also visit the Sanctuary of “Madre di Dio Incoronata” which was visited by St. Francis of Assisi, St. Anthony of Padova, St.Pio of Pietrelcina and St. Pope John II. We will have some time to buy souvenirs and go for some food (extra charge) and some shopping at Foggia Commercial Centre. Dinner at the hotel.

Monday  l   Breakfast. Today is the anniversary of Padre Pio’s death, so we will be dedicating this day by visiting San Giovanni Rotondo. We will be visiting the Sanctuary of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Padre Pio’s Museum, the Crypt, his room, the miraculous crucifix, the ancient church and the confessionary. We will be also visiting the hospital of “Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza” and a new church dedicated to St.Pio of Pietrelcina. In the evening we will dine at the hotel and afterwards we will attend and celebrate a feast of devotion in honour of Padre Pio.

Tuesday  l  Breakfast and afterwards we will go on our excursion to Pietrelcina and Morcone. We will start by visiting Pietrelcina, a small town and the birthplace of the Saint Padre Pio. Padre Pio lived here until he was 31years old. We will also visit other places connect to Padre Pio such as his first commemorate church where he consecrated his first Mass on the 10 th August 1910. We will then have time to buy some souvenirs. Later on we will continue our journey to Morcone where we will stop to have something to eat. In Morcone we will find Padre Pio’s convent where he has his first experience as a novice. We will have a look around the convent and hear important facts about him. We will then go on our way to San Giovanni Rotondo where we will make a stop at an Agroturisim agency. Here we will have a chance to taste and buy some of their typical products. Dinner at the hotel and rest for the day. 

Wednesday  l  After breakfast we will head to Pompeii. This is considered to be a consecrated oasis which is visited by thousands of pilgrims from different countries. A Mass will be held. Afterwards we will have time to buy some memoirs of the place and even something to eat (extra). We will then go on our way to Fiumicino in order to make our check in at 7.00pm. At 9.10pm we will depart on our Air Malta flight arriving in Malta at 10.35pm.
  • Tour Dates:
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    21 Sep 19 - 25 Sep 19  

  • Tour Prices
    (21 Sep - 25 Sep) per person

    Adult in Triple €619

    Adult in Double €639

    Adult in Single €740

    Child sharing €599

    Return Air Malta flight to Rome Fiumicino
    Accomodation for 4 nights in Hotel Fini 3*** (or similar) in San Giovanni Rotondo
    Daily Breakfast
    4 dinners (wine and water included)
    All transfers and excursions according to program
    All taxes
    Services of tour leader
    Services of spiritual director
    Insolvency Fund

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  • Other Prices: per person

    Adults

    Ins Basic 76 - 80 yrs inc exc €51

    Ins Std 70 - 75 yrs inc exc wa €46

    Ins Std Adult inc exc waiver €28

    Ins Std Chd till 16 yrs inc ex €19

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