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June 19 - 26, 2025
Italy

Performance Tour & Pilgrimage to Rome & Assisi with Shrine Catholic High School

Julie Malloy invites you to join the Shrine Catholic High School in Italy for a performance tour and pilgrimage you will never forget. Walk in the Footsteps of the Saints. Deepen your Catholic Identity. Perform in the Eternal City.  This is what you can expect from this eight day experience. Three peaceful evenings will be spent in Assisi embracing all this Umbrian tour has to offer before heading down to Rome for three nights to be in awe of the magnitude and beautiful the basilicas, art and history the Eternal City has to offer. You’ll also have the opportunity to walk through the Holy Doors which will be opened for the Jubilee Year. Don’t miss out!


Trip Code: 86847 | Group Code: 7473

TOUR INCLUSIONS


•Six nights’ accommodations at four-star hotels

     •Three nights in Assisi

     •Three nights in Rome

•Meals

     •Continental breakfast daily

     •Pizza making lunch

     •Four dinners, including a special welcome & farewell dinner

•Two performance opportunities in Assisi & Rome

•One Master Class

•Entrance fees and local guides according to the itinerary

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

•Luxury motor coach for transfers and sightseeing

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

•Local tour manager while in Italy

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


YOUR TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE 

•Airfare; this package is sold land only; a group airfare option out of Detroit (DTW) will be offered in August 2024

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

•Meals unless specifically identified

•Beverages with meals unless specified

•Other personal expenses

•Travel insurance

•Items not specifically mentioned above


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: Thursday, June 19 - Depart USA

Depart on overnight flights from Detroit, Michigan to Rome, Italy.


Day 2: Friday, June 20 - Arrival in Rome | Assisi

Upon arrival in Rome, meet your local Italian tour manager and transfer by private motor coach to Assisi. Visit St. Mary of the Angels and see the Porziuncola, where the Franciscan movement started. Check into your hotel and enjoy a special welcome group dinner. Overnight in Assisi.


Day 3: Saturday, June 21 - Assisi

Begin the day with a walking city tour of Assisi to experience the art and architecture of this Umbrian town. Visit the Basilica of St. Francis and Church of St. Clare to see their tombs and the San Damiano Cross. Conclude with the opportunity for prayer at the tomb of Blessed Carlos Acutis, an imminent 21st-century saint. Spend the afternoon at leisure to explore this charming city. Dinner on your own and overnight in Assisi.


Day 4: Sunday, June 22 - Assisi | Hermitage of the Carceri

This morning, celebrate and sing for daily Mass at one of the basilicas in Assisi followed by an opportunity to perform a short concert. Afterwards, enjoy free time for lunch on your own and exploration. In the afternoon, transfer up to the Hermitage of the Carceri to soak in the incredible views of the countryside and understand why St. Francis spent so much time there. Gather for a group dinner and overnight in Assisi.


Day 5: Monday, June 23 - Rome | Major Basilicas

Cherish a leisurely morning before checking out of your hotel and transferring to Rome. Upon arrival, visit two of the major basilicas to take in the magnitude of their architectural genius and beauty. Check into your hotel before a group dinner and overnight in Rome.


Day 6: Tuesday, June 24 - Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel | Pizza Making | Walking Tour

Begin with a morning Mass, followed by the opportunity to perform in the Eternal City. Transfer for a guided tour of the Vatican Museums, to witness the Sistine Chapel. Then, learn how the Italians make their pizza with a unique pizza-making class and lunch. Afterward, your tour manager will lead a walking tour to see famous Roman landmarks, including the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and Piazza Navona. Enjoy the rest of the evening shopping, exploring, and experiencing local cuisine.


Day 7: Wednesday, June 25 - Papal Audience | Master Class

This morning, walk to St. Peter’s Square for the weekly Papal Audience (pending Pope’s schedule). Afterward, participate in a Master Class. Enjoy the afternoon on your own to explore your favorite places and find new, hidden gems. Gather for a special group farewell dinner, celebrating your time in Italy.


Day 8: Thursday, June 26 - Return to USA

Check out and transfer to the Rome airport for your return flights to the USA.


Itinerary is tentative and subject to change

Tour Brochure

PRICES STARTING AT


$3,299* - Price per person, double occupancy

*This price reflects a $100 per person Early Booking Discount for deposits received before 6/19/2024 and an $90 per person Check Discount for those paying the remaining balance by check after the initial deposit.


SINGLE SUPPLEMENT + $1,000


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 on or before June 22, 2024 

Third Deposit: $1,250 additional due on or before December 20, 2024

Final Payment: Balance due on or before March 21, 2025


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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