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    Rev. Dr. Susan Carter - 9 Day Italy

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    DAY 1 -April 14 Tuesday - USA

    Depart from USA on your overnight flight to Milan. Dinner and breakfast served on board.

    DAY 2 - April 15 Wednesday - MILAN

    Upon arrival in Milan, we will be met and transferred to our coach to begin our visit to this beautiful city. Visits include The Duomo, the third largest gothic church in Europe and the church of Santa Maria Delle Grazie. To the left of this church is a shrine to Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper. Continue our orientation tour of the city before we drive on to Padua hotel for dinner and overnight. (D)

    DAY 3 - April 16 Thursday - VENICE

    Our full day tour includes taking a vaporetto (boat) to get to central Venice where you will have a walking tour of the city. Visit Doge’s Palace, St. Mark’s Basilica and Square, the Bridge of Sighs and The Rialto Bridge. The afternoon is leisure to walk around Venice on your own until its time to return to Padua for overnight. Dinner on your own this evening. (B)

    DAY 4 - April 17 Friday - PADUA/FLORENCE

    Today after breakfast and a short visit to the Basilica of St Anthony in Padua we will depart for Florence stopping in Ferrara to visit a Jewish- Christian Museum which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Continue on to Florence. Upon arrival we will have some free time to explore on your own. Dinner and overnight in Florence. (B,D)

    DAY 5 - April 18 Saturday - FLORENCE

    Morning tour takes us to Michelangelo Square for a panoramic view of the city, the Academia to see Michelangelo's original David Statue, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistry with its “Gates of Paradise” doors, Signoria Square and Santa Croce Church. Today lunch is included in Luca, outside of Florence, at "Fattoria il Poggio". Return to hotel late afternoon. Dinner on your own this evening. Overnight in Florence.(B, L)

    DAY 6 - April 19 Sunday - FLORENCE/ASSISI/ROME

    Today after breakfast we attend service at either St James (Episcopal) or St Mark’s (Church of England). Afterwards we depart for Assisi as we experience Tuscany and Umbria - two of Italy's most scenic regions. Once in Assisi, our tour visits the Crypt of St. Francis under the huge Basilica of St. Francis, which contains many of his possessions and a series of frescoes depicting his life. Our guided tour continues with a visit to the Church of St. Clare, where the body of the great Saint rests, and St. Mary of the Angeles Basilica. Late afternoon we drive on to our Rome hotel for dinner and overnight. (B, D)

    DAY 7 - April 20 Monday - ROME

    After morning prayers we begin our full day of sightseeing to include the art and treasures found in the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museum. Continue to St. Peter's Basilica, the largest church in the Christian world, built over the tomb of St. Peter. Then proceed to the Piazza Venezia, and the Roman Forum, with a stop at the Colosseum - a testament to the greatness of Rome's past. Continue your full tour day with visits to the Arch of Constantine, Circus Maximus, the Synagogue, Isola Tiberina. Return to hotel. Dinner on your own this evening. (B)

    DAY 8 - April 21 Tuesday - ROME

    Morning sightseeing of Rome to include the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona and the Anglican Centre. Afternoon at leisure before we celebrate our farewell dinner at a local restaurant for our last overnight in Rome. (B, D)

    DAY 9 -April 22 Wednesday - ROME/USA

    Today we say farewell to Rome and take with us wonderful memories from our Italian Pilgrimage. We are transferred to the airport for our flight to the USA. (B)

    *(B,L,D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


    Rev. Dr. Susan Carter - 9 Day Italy 
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    Additional Information: Airline taxes and fuel surcharges are included in the package price and are subject to change until time of ticketing.

    Entry Requirements:
    US citizens require a passport valid for six months beyond travel dates.


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