Description
10 Days / 7 Nights
Package Includes:

Sacred Rome Pilgrimage

After 30 years of hosting pilgrims to the Eternal City Harvest has prepared this most beautiful programme to gently rekindle the heart of our faith.

Highlights: Stay in close proximity to St Peter’s Basilica   • Full Pilgrimage Sights   • Gently Paced Programme   • Mary Mackillop Discovery Tour   • Scavi Excavations under St Peter’s   • Papal Audience   • Breakfast and 3 Dinners   • Explore the Four Major Basilicas   • Daily Private Masses including St Peter’s & much more

MEAL CODE:  B: Breakfast   L: Lunch   D: Dinner

DAY 1 : Depart for Italy

DAY 2: Benvenuto a Roma!
• Airport transfer to our accommodation
• Remainder of afternoon free to rest or wander from our accommodation.
• Welcome Dinner
(D)

DAY 3: Everything St Peter's!
• Private Mass in the crypt of St Peter’s Basilica
• Guided tour of the Vatican Museums
• Marvel at the Sistine Chapel
• Guided exploration tour of St Peter’s Basilica
• Remainder of the afternoon at leisure
• Dinner at L’Eau Vive Restaurant – Meaning Living Water (from the Biblical scene of Jacobs Well). This fabulous French Restaurant is run by Carmelite Missionary Nuns who will actually sing the Ave Maria to us between courses!
PROPOSED PRIVATE MASS:  ST PETER’S BASILICA CRYPT (After breakfast)
(BD)

DAY 4: Papal Event and Basilicas
• Papal Event: Attend the Wednesday General Audience with the Holy Father OR pray the Angelus at Midday in St Peter’s (Sunday) (both subject to the Pope’s presence in Rome)
• Basilica of St Mary Major
• Basilica of Santa Croce in Jerusalem
• Holy Stairs
• Basilica of St John in Lateran
PROPOSED PRIVATE MASS: ST MARY MAJOR BASILICA
(BD)

DAY 5: Christian Martyrs Exploration
• Guided tour of the Colosseum
• Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls
• Catacombs of St Callixtus
• Dinner at a Restaurant in Trastevere run by volunteers of the Sant’Egidio Community
PROPOSED PRIVATE MASS: ST PAUL’S BASILICA (On tour)
(BD)

DAY 6: Free Day
Day at leisure
PROPOSED PRIVATE MASS: ACCOMMODATION CHAPEL
(B)

DAY 7: Choice of Specialist Tour Option
Optional free day at leisure OR …
Retrace the footsteps of St Benedict on this private day trip from Rome into the Italian countryside. Visit the Monastery of St Benedict, nestled in the mountains, followed by the Abbey of Montecassino, to learn more about the Italian saint. 
(N.B. Tour cost dependant on group size)
PROPOSED PRIVATE MASS: TOUR DEPENDANT
(B)

DAY 8: Christian Rome - Behind the Scenes
• Vatican Gardens tour by licensed coach
• Exclusive Scavi excavations tour underneath St Peter’s Basilica
• Roman Forum exploration
• Visit Church & Underground of San Clemente
PROPOSED PRIVATE MASS: SAN CLEMENTE
(B)

DAY 9: Depart Rome
(B)

DAY 11: Arrive Australia

2017 DATES AND PRICES

AIR & TOUR PACKAGE
Code Departs Aust AUD
7SR01A Sat 7 Jan $3990
7SR02A Sun 9 Apr $4390
7SR03A Mon 22 May $4390
7SR04A Wed 21 Jun $4890
7SR05A Thu 21 Sep $4390
7SR06A Mon 23 Oct $3990
TOUR ONLY
Code Begins/Ends AUD
7SR01L 8 Jan to 15 Jan $1890
7SR02L 10 Apr to 17 Apr $2190
7SR03L 23 May to 30 May $2390
7SR04L 22 Jun to 29 Jun $2290
7SR05L 22 Sep to 29 Sep $2290
7SR06L 24 Oct to 31 Oct $1890
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Single Room Supplement: $420

NB: An additional mandatory prepaid tipping fund of $15 per day per person will be invoiced in advance by Harvest to avoid regular inconvenience to pilgrims on tour.

Full package based on departure from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth including all airline taxes and levies (subject to change). Tour Only costs include local internal airfares between Start/End dates. Refer to our full price inclusions and Booking Procedures for more information.

 

Additional information
Return from
AUD 3690
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth
Sales Period:
Until further notice
Travel Period:
7 Jan / 9 Apr / 22 May / 21 Jun / 21 Sep / 23 Oct
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