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November 15 - 23, 2024
Italy

Join Fr. Zaid Chabaan on a Pilgrimage to Italy

Join Fr. Zaid Chabaan on the pilgrimage of a lifetime.  Pray at the tombs of St. Francis, St. Clare and Blessed Carlos Acutis in Assisi. Be awestruck by the magnitude of the Duomo in Orvieto and history of the Eucharistic miracle of Corpus Chrisiti. Walk in the footsteps of the saints in Rome, falling in love with the Italian culture and cuisine. Fr. Zaid is excited to show you around his favorite spots and introduce you to the various connections he has in Rome.  This is an opportunity you will not want to miss!


Trip Code: 86822 | Group Code: 5646

PILGRIMAGE INCLUSIONS


•Round trip scheduled commercial economy air from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Rome, Italy (FCO)

     •Seven nights’ accommodations at four-star hotels

     •Two nights in Assisi

     •Five nights in Rome

•Meals

     •Daily continental breakfast

     •One lunch

     •Three dinners, including a special welcome and farewell dinner

•Local guides and entrance fees according to the itinerary

•Arrangements of daily Mass including donations in unique and historical churches

•Luxury motor coach in Italy

•Luxury motor coach airport transfers in Italy for passengers on group airfare

•Local tour manager while in Italy

•Tour manager from the USA

•Hotel & city taxes and porterage for 1 piece of luggage

•Gratuities payable to the tour manager, guides, and motorcoach drivers


YOUR TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE 

•Airport transfers for passengers on independent flights

•Meals and beverages, unless specified

•Other personal expenses

•Travel insurance

•Items not specifically mentioned


EXCITING DETAILS TO COME

• “Tour is Confirmed” Email | Sent when the minimum number of travelers has been met and no later than 90 days prior to departure 

• Flight Information Email | Sent 90 days prior to departure

• Hotel Information Email | Sent approximately 45 days prior to departure 

• Final Travel Document Mailing | Sent approximately 10 days prior to departure

ITINERARY


Day 1: Friday, November 15 - Depart USA

Depart as a group from Detroit to Rome via overnight flights.


Day 2: Saturday, November 16 - Arrival in Rome | Assisi

Upon arrival in Rome, meet your Italian tour manager and board your private motor coach for a transfer to Assisi. Celebrate Mass before checking in to your hotel and freshening up for a welcome dinner. Overnight in Assisi.


Day 3: Sunday, November 17 - Assisi

Celebrate Mass at Basilica of St. Francis, the largest church in Assisi. Continue your day with a visit to the Church of St. Mary Major, where Blessed Carlos Acutis rests, and have an opportunity pray at his tomb. Then, stop by the Church of St. Clare to see the San Damiano Cross before spending the remainder of the day at leisure. Enjoy local cuisine and an overnight in Assisi.


Day 4: Monday, November 18 - Orvieto | Rome

Check out of your hotel and depart for Orvieto. Celebrate Mass at the Duomo, followed by a brief tour, lunch, and free time to explore the city before traveling to Rome. Check in to your hotel and gather for a group dinner before spending your first night in the Eternal City.


Day 5: Tuesday, November 19 -  Christian Rome

Awaken to attend a private Mass at St. Mary Major Basilica with Archbishop Makrickas (pending confirmation). Then, take a drive over to St. John Lateran for a guided tour and visit to the Holy Stairs. Time permitting, visit the Basilica of Santa Croce, with the remainder of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Rome.


Day 6: Wednesday, November 20 - Papal Audience | San Clemente | Ancient Rome

Begin the day by attending the Papal Audience in St. Peter’s Square. After some time on your own, embark on a guided tour of Ancient Rome. Then celebrate Mass at San Clemente, followed by a tour given by Fr. Zaid’s good friend, Fr. Cyril Pinchak. Round out the evening with a special pasta making class and group dinner on Tiber Island. Overnight in Rome.


Day 7: Thursday, November 21 - Walking Tour of Rome

Celebrate a morning Mass at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva before a walking tour of the Pantheon and Sant’ Agnese. Visit the Churches of San Agostino, San Luigi, and Chiesa Gesu, with an opportunity to explore the cafes and shops of Piazza Navona. The remainder of the day and evening is at your leisure. Overnight in Rome.


Day 8: Friday, November 22 - St. Peter’s Basilica | Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel

Start your final day in Rome with Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, followed by a guided tour of the church, the Vatican Museums, and the Sistine Chapel. Take the rest of the day to explore and revisit your favorite locations before enjoying a farewell dinner. Overnight in Rome.


Day 9: Saturday, November 23 - Depart for the USA

Bid arrivederci a Roma! Check-out of the hotel and depart for the airport for your return flights back to the USA.



Itinerary is tentative and subject to change

PRICES STARTING AT


$4,499* - Price per person, double occupancy

*This price reflects a $100 per person Early Booking Discount for deposits received before 4/26/2024 and an $128 per person Check Discount for those paying the remaining balance by check after the initial deposit.


SINGLE SUPPLEMENT + $1,000

LAND ONLY REDUCTION - $700



TRAVEL PROTECTION: 

Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) travel protection is highly recommended. 


PAYMENT SCHEDULE AND CANCELLATION TERMS 

Deposit: $500 per person due upon registration

Second Deposit: $1,250 additional due 150 days prior to departure (6/18/2024) 

Final Payment: Balance due on or before 90 days prior to departure (8/18/2024) 


All payments are non-refundable, and subject to CTS Terms and Conditions including the CTS Liability Release. All cancellations must be  received in writing. Penalties will be determined according to postmark date, or date of the fax or email sent by the cancelling passenger


BY REGISTERING FOR THIS PILGRIMAGE YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO CORPORATE TRAVEL’S TERMS & CONDITIONS 


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