Bella Italia

Rome - Tuscany - Assisi - Florence

April 23 - 30, 2019

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Meet at Washington, Dulles

Roundtrip Air | Departure
Washington, Dulles – Rome, Italy via Frankfurt, Germany

  • Departure
    Tuesday, April 23, 2019 – 3:40 PM
    Lufthansa Airlines Flight #417
  • Arrival
    Frankfurt, Germany April 24, 2019 – 5:35 AM
  • Departure to Rome
    April 24, 2019 – 7:35 AM
    Lufthansa Flight #230
  • Arrival in Rome, Italy
    April 24, 2019 – 9:20 AM
Colosseum, Rome

Flight Info cont.

  • 5:30 AM Arrive Frankfurt, Germany
  • 7:35 AM Depart Frankfurt Lufthansa Flight LH230
  • 9:20 AM Arrive Rome

On arrival into Rome we will collect our luggage, board our tour bus and experience a panoramic tour of the eternal city of Rome. Followed by a tour of the Roman Forum and Colosseum.

Drop bags / check-in to our hotel.

Late afternoon visit to San Clemente Basilica. The 12th Century basilica features 2000 years of history. Concelebrated Mass in Italian at the Pantheon.

Gelato /Coffee break.

Cenone (Dinner)
Overnight Rome

Rome basilica



7:15 MASS St. Peter’s.

After Mass, mini-tour St. Peter’s Basilica. Pray at the John Paul II Tomb /Chapel, etc. (St. Peter’s is the most grand church in the world built on the site where St. Peter was martyred) Followed by Scavi Tours excavations below the main altar (pending schedule).


Free time to visit the Vatican Museum / Sistine Chapel.
Free Evening.

Overnight Rome

St. John Lateran



7:15 MASS St. Peter’s.

Seven Church Walk. Depart from St. Peter’s Basilica. Visit Santa Maria Vallicella, St. Mary Major, Basilica of St Lawrence, Basilica of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem, Basilica John Lateran/ Scala Santa, Catacombs of St Sebastian.

Brief lunch on your own.

Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls.

Farewell Cenone (Dinner) in Rome.
Overnight Rome

Orvieto – Tuscany


Early Departure by bus for Orvieto.


Visit the beautiful Duomo that houses the Corpus of the 13th century Eucharistic miracle. (Orvieto is a beautiful city built on a mountain of volcanic rock. Also famous for Orvieto wine)

Pranzone (lunch) in Orvieto.
Depart for the Tuscany region.
Wine tasting, Montepulciano.

Late arrival for overnight in the Tuscany Region.

Cenone (Dinner)
Overnight Tuscany Region




Mass, TBA.

Visit Assisi. We will visit the sites made famous by its two best-known citizens, St. Francis and St. Clare, including the tombs of these famous Saints in the basilicas, the Monastery of St. Damian and the convent founded by St. Clare. Santa Chiara / Santa Agnes.

Cenone (Dinner) in Assisi.
Free evening.
Overnight Assisi

Assisi – Siena – San Gimignano – Florence

7:00 AM Breakfast.

Check-out. Departure by bus.

Brief visit to Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli in Assisi (visit the Portiuncola, rose bush and the cave where St. Francis spent time in prayer.)

Snack at Porchetta Fabio.

Depart Assisi for Siena.

Late morning Mass / Basilica Cateriniana in Siena (St. Catherine of Sienna).
Visit Basilica di San Francesco (Eucharistic Miracle).

We continue through the scenic Tuscany countryside en route to Florence, visit San Gimignano. Wine Tasting.

Cenone (Dinner)
Late Arrival in Florence.
Overnight Florence


Back home


Depart for the airport

  • Depart Lufthansa Flight LH 309 10:05 AM
    Arrive Frankfurt 11:40 AM
  • Depart Frankfurt 1:15 PM Lufthansa Flight LH 418
    Arrive Washington, Dulles 4:00pm

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