Final travel documents

Embarking on this Catholic pilgrimage through the revered sites of Rome, Orvieto, Assisi, Siena, Florence, and the picturesque landscapes of Tuscany is a spiritual journey that weaves together history, faith, and art.

In Rome, the Vatican’s grandeur and the hallowed relics inspire a sense of awe, while Orvieto’s Cathedral holds the miraculous Eucharistic relic at its heart. Assisi’s serenity envelops pilgrims as they walk in the footsteps of St. Francis and St. Clare. Siena’s Cathedral and iconic Piazza echo with devotion.

Florence’s Renaissance treasures ignite contemplation, and the Tuscan countryside’s beauty becomes a backdrop for reflection. This pilgrimage transcends time, inviting pilgrims to deepen their spirituality amid Italy’s rich cultural tapestry.

More photos, pricing, what’s included? See below

Trip details:

Reserve early. Space is limited.

Nov 27 – Dec 5, 2023
10 days / 9 nights
(1 night on plane)

Father James Gould, Pastor, Saint Francis de Sales
Under the Spiritual Direction
of
Father James Gould
Pastor
St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church
Purcellville, VA
Diocese of Arlington Virginia

PAYABLE IN FULL OR 4 MONTHLY PAYMENTS
See Payment Dates Below.

  • SPACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE AS OF OCT 20
  • DISCOUNT HAS BEEN EXTENDED

$950*
Deposit as Payment #1

Due By OCT 20
*Includes: $100 Early Registration Discount if Registered before OCT 20

OR FULL PAYMENT
$3422*
+$445 Airport Taxes, Security & Airline Fuel Fees

$3897 TOTAL*

*Includes $100 ( Early sign-up discount)
*Payable in full or 4 Payments (see payment info section)

Pilgrimage highlights:

Ancient Rome

Rome
Ancient Rome

Pantheon

Rome
Pantheon

Orvieto cathedral

Orvieto
Orvieto cathedral

St-Peter Basilica

Rome
St-Peter Basilica

Michelangelo’s David

Florence
Michelangelo’s David

Street Eating

Rome
Street Eating

Rome by night

Rome
Rome by night

Florence Duomo

Florence
Florence Duomo

Ponte Vecchio, Florence

Florence
Ponte Vecchio, Florence

Siena

Siena
Siena

Siena Cathedral

Siena
Siena Cathedral

Siena panoramic

Siena
Siena panoramic

Basilica St Mary Major

Rome
Basilica St Mary Major

Saint John Lateran basilica

Rome
Saint John Lateran basilica

Rome in the evening

Rome
Rome in the evening

Pilgrimage includes:

  • Roundtrip Airfare Lufthansa Airlines
    Washington Dulles-Rome, Italy 
Florence, Italy-Washington Dulles
    Connecting through Munich, Germany
  • All airport taxes, fees and fuel charges
  • Private Motor Coach Transportation per itinerary
  • First & Superior Class Accommodations in a double occupancy with private bath
  • 4 Nights Rome, Italy
  • 1 Night Assisi, Italy
  • 3 Nights Florence, Italy
  • Meals: Breakfast + Dinner (or Lunch) each day
  • Wine Tasting in Tuscany region
  • All entrance fees as per program
  • Spiritual Direction by Father Gould
  • Daily Mass / Rosary
  • Catholic, english speaking tour guides and JMJ Tours staff
  • Luggage Tags, Badges and Trip Booklet

Not included: Trip Insurance. Driver / Guide Tips. Meals not listed. Personal items.

We strongly suggest you purchase Trip Insurance protection including cancellation, medical and dental emergencies, loss of luggage, medical transportation and more. Click Here for Details and to Purchase

Day by Day Itinerary CLICK HERE

Flight information:

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

Roundtrip Air | Departure to Italy

Washington, Dulles – Rome, Italy via Munich, Germany
Sunday, November 26, 2023 – 10:30 PM

Lufthansa Airlines Flight #415

Arrives:
Munich, Germany Nov 27 12:20PM

Connecting Departure:
Munich to Rome 1:40 PM
Lufthansa Flight #1868

Arrival: Rome, Italy 3:10 PM

Return
Florence, Italy to Washington, Dulles via Munich, Germany 

Departure
From Florence, Tues, DEC 5, 2023 – 1:05 PM
Air Dolomati Flight # 8195

Arrives: Frankfurt, Germany DEC 5. 2:20 PM
Departure: to Washington 4:40 PM. Lufthansa Flight #414

Arrival
Washington, Dulles Tuesday, DEC 5, 7:55 PM

Payment Schedule

SPACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE AS OF OCT 20

EARLY SIGN-UP DISCOUNT HAS BEEN EXTENDED

FIRST AND SECOND PAYMENT ARE NOW DUE

FULL PAYMENT:
$3422* +$475 Airport Taxes, Security & Airline Fuel Fees

* $3897 Total*
(*Total includes a $100 Early Sign-up Discount if
Registered by OCT 20, 2023
)

OR
4 EASY PAYMENTS:
DEPOSIT DUE ON OR BEFORE:Oct 20, 2023$950*Deposit (Non-Refundable) to hold your reservation Reservations are on a first come first serve basis. *Included $100 discount for Early Registration by OCT 19
After Oct 20, 2023Add $100ADD $100. Total $1050
PAYMENT #2 DUE:Oct 12, 2023$1097
PAYMENT #3 DUE:Oct 22, 2023$952
PAYMENT #4 FINAL BALANCENov 20, 2023$898

*INCLUDES A $100 EARLY SIGN-UP DISCOUNT IF REGISTERED BY OCTOBER 19, 2023

*Price is based on double occupancy. For a Single Room Add $879.

Rome and Tuscany Pilgrimage

Embarking on a profound Catholic pilgrimage through the captivating destinations of Rome, Orvieto, Assisi, Siena, Florence, and the enchanting landscapes of Tuscany is an extraordinary spiritual odyssey that unites faith, history, and art in a tapestry of divine reverence.

The pilgrimage commences in the eternal city of Rome, where centuries of faith and heritage converge. Pilgrims are drawn to the Vatican City, the heart of the Catholic world, where the resplendent St. Peter’s Basilica stands as a beacon of devotion. Here, they find solace in the exquisite artwork that adorns every corner, from Michelangelo’s Pietà to the reverberating echoes of prayer within the Sistine Chapel. The Colosseum and the Roman Forum resonate with stories of early Christian martyrs, invoking a sense of awe and humility.

Journeying onward, the pilgrimage leads to Orvieto, a gem perched atop a tufa cliff. The Orvieto Cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture, holds within its walls the miraculous Eucharistic relic of Bolsena, encapsulating the profound mystery of transubstantiation. The golden façade and intricate frescoes narrate sacred stories, inviting pilgrims to contemplate the divine presence.

The pilgrimage then proceeds to Assisi, a serene hilltop town sanctified by the legacy of St. Francis. The Basilica of San Francesco reverberates with his spirit, housing his tomb and Giotto’s frescoes that illuminate his life of simplicity and compassion. The gentle streets of Assisi echo with the footsteps of a saint whose love for nature and humanity resonates through time.

Continuing to Siena, a city of spiritual devotion, pilgrims find themselves in awe of the black-and-white splendor of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta. The Piazza del Campo, a shell-shaped square, narrates Siena’s history of unity and resilience, a metaphor for the unity of pilgrims’ faith.

Florence awaits with its artistic marvels, a city that blossomed during the Renaissance. The soaring dome of the Duomo and the intricate beauty of the Baptistery’s Gates of Paradise remind pilgrims of human creative brilliance inspired by the divine. The Uffizi Gallery unveils an array of masterpieces that evoke contemplation and wonder, capturing both the grandeur and fragility of existence.

Traversing the enchanting landscapes of Tuscany, the pilgrimage culminates in a spiritual crescendo. Rolling hills adorned with vineyards and olive groves create a serene backdrop for reflection and prayer, affirming the Creator’s artistry in the world around. The pilgrimage through these hallowed destinations—Rome, Orvieto, Assisi, Siena, Florence, and Tuscany—transforms pilgrims, leaving them with a profound connection to their faith’s roots, a renewed spirit, and a heart filled with gratitude for the journey’s gifts.

Protect your pilgrimage trip investment and cover yourself while on the trip.

BASIC CLASSIC PLAN Benefits include:

Trip Cancellation protection
(FULL PRICE
OF TRIP)

Emergency Medical
and Dental benefits
$10,000

Medical
Transportation
$50,000

Baggage ($500),
Baggage delay protection
$500

24-hour travel
assistance,
and more

This BASIC CLASSIC PLAN also includes SmartBenefitsSM which can simplify the claims process with no receipts required.

To purchase, get full coverage info and additional policy details please visit this link: jmjtours.com/insurance

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