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October 26 - November 4, 2024

La Dolce Fede with Teresa Tomeo

Join Teresa Tomeo and her husband Deacon Dom on a Catholic pilgrimage through the landscapes of Italy, where each destination resonates with spiritual significance. Begin your journey in Pompeii and learn about this preserved ancient city. Traverse the breathtaking Amalfi Coast and experience the natural beauty of Sorrento. Continue to San Giovanni Rotondo, the hallowed grounds where St. Padre Pio's presence still lingers. In the whimsical town of Alberobello, discover the simplicity of faith in the Trulli houses' quaint charm, reminding pilgrims of the importance of humility and sincerity in their spiritual journey. Finally, culminate your pilgrimage in the heart of Rome, where you will enjoy a farewell dinner with your fellow pilgrims who have experienced this transformative journey with you.

Trip Code: 86762 | Group Code: 5387


•Eight nights’ accommodations at four-star hotels • Three nights in Vico Equense | One night in San Giovanni Rotondo | Three nights in Polignano a Mare | One night in Rome

•Continental breakfast daily

•Three lunches

•One reception

•Five dinners, including a welcome and farewell dinner with wine

•Local, Catholic tour manager while in Italy

•Local guides according to the itinerary

•Sightseeing and entrance fees

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

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

•Gratuities payable to the tour guides and drivers


•Airfare; this package is sold land only

•Airport transfers

•Tour manager from the USA

•Meals unless specifically identified

•Beverages with meals unless specified

•Other personal expenses

•Travel insurance

•Items not specifically mentioned above


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


Day 1: Saturday, October 26 - Depart for Rome

Depart the USA on overnight flights to Rome, Italy.

Day 2: Sunday, October 27 - Rome | Pompeii

Upon arrival in Rome, meet your Italian tour manager and travel by private motor coach towards Pompeii. Make a stop in Nettuno for Mass at the tomb of St. Maria Goretti. Continue to your hotel for a welcome dinner and overnight near the Mediterranean Sea.

Day 3: Monday, October 28 - Pompeii | Sorrento

Start your day with a morning visit to Pompeii, celebrating Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary. Discover the inspiring story of Blessed Bartolo Longo, the shrine’s builder. Explore the Pompeii ruins before a group pizza lunch. Afterward, return to the hotel and freshen up before a delightful group dinner in Sorrento.

Day 4: Tuesday, October 29 - Amalfi | Ravello | Praiano

Embark on a breathtaking morning drive along the Amalfi Coast, renowned as one of the world’s most beautiful roads. Stop in Amalfi to celebrate Mass at the Cathedral of Amalfi, dedicated to St. Andrew, housing his relics and crypt. Continue to Ravello and enjoy a special lunch. After a leisurely walk through the charming streets of Ravello, gather for a special reception with music. Return to your hotel for an overnight.

Day 5: Wednesday, October 30 -  Gargano | San Giovanni Rotondo

Set out for a journey to the Adriatic Sea on Italy’s east coast and the stunning region of Puglia. Stop first at the Cave of St. Michael in the whitewashed mountaintop town of Gargano to celebrate Mass in St. Michael’s Cave. Enjoy an afternoon tour of the sites dedicated to St. Padre Pio before dinner at your hotel in San Giovanni Rotondo.

Day 6: Thursday, October 31 - Bari

Check out of the hotel and head towards Bari. Upon arrival, celebrate Mass at the Basilica of St. Nicholas. Explore the picturesque old Bari, locally known as “Bari Vecchia,” full of ancient traditions, colorful fish markets, and medieval architecture. Enjoy a pasta demonstration, followed by a group dinner. Check into the hotel for an overnight in Polignano a Mare.

Day 7: Friday, November 1 - Alberobello Day Trip

Celebrate a morning Mass and then depart for the fairytale village of Alberobello. This World Heritage Site is famous for its “trulli”, or cone shaped houses that dot the landscape. Enjoy an afternoon for shopping, and an evening at leisure in Polignano a Mare.

Day 8: Saturday, November 2 - Matera Day Trip

Start your day with Mass and a tour in Sassidi Matera, the oldest city in Europe, with human settlements dating back to 10,000 years ago. Matera is also famous as a filming location for the Passion of the Christ and was declared a “European Capital of Culture.” After a group lunch, return to Polignano a Mare for an overnight.

Day 9: Sunday, November 3 - Monte Cassino | Rome

Check out of the hotel and head toward Rome with a stop at the Monastery of Monte Cassino. Enjoy a brief tour and Mass at the tombs of St. Benedict and St. Scholastica. Continue to Rome for a group farewell dinner and overnight in the Eternal City.

Day 10: Monday, November 4 - Depart for USA

Transfer to the Rome airport for your return flights home.

Itinerary is tentative and subject to change


$4,549 - Price per person, double occupancy

*This price reflects a $250 per person Early Booking Discount for deposits received before 3/6/2024 and an $136 per person Check Discount for those paying the remaining balance by check after the initial deposit.



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


Deposit: $350 per person due upon registration

Second Deposit: $1,250 additional due 150 days prior to departure (5/29/2024) 

Final Payment: Balance due on or before 90 days prior to departure (7/29/2024) 

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



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