Pilgrimage to Italy with Fr. Bill Melançon

  • Destination: Italy
  • Duration: 10 days

Date: November 13 – 23, 2023
Spiritual Directors: Fr. Bill Melançon

Visit Vatican City, the epicenter of our Catholic faith and see historical and cultural sites in Assisi, San Giovanni Rotondo, Rome, and so much more.


• Spiritual Director
• Round-trip transfer to airport on luxury motor coach
• Round trip airfare
• Accommodations
– 3 or 4 star hotels, double occupancy
–  Porterage (when available)
• Meals
– All breakfasts
– All dinners
• Magnificat Travel Escort (in addition to tour guides)
• Experienced, Catholic, multilingual, local guides
• Ground transportation by luxury motor coach
• Masses & spiritual activities coordinated
• Cover charges, entrance fees and/or registration fees
• Orientation and Pre-departure Meetings
• Hospitality Packet
• Distribution of tips (collected at journey departure)
• Early Registration Discounts or Free Optional Payment Plan


• Tips ($140 per pilgrim) Collected at journey departure
• Lunches and meals while in transit ($20-25 per day)
• Single Room Supplement
• Flight upgrades
• Travel Insurance

Pilgrimage Highlights*

AssisiAssisi Street
• Basilica and Tomb of St. Francis
• Basilica and Tomb of St. Clare
• Basilica of Our Lady of the Angels
• San Damiano

San Giovanni Rotondo
• St. Padre Pio’s Cell
• Basilica
• Convent Chapel
• Cave of St. Michael
• Way of the Cross
• Franciscan Capuchin Friary

Monte Cassino
• Abbey of Monte Casino

• Cathedral

• Basilica of St. Rita

• Miracle of the Eucharist

Rome & Vatican City
• Basilica of St. Peter
• Tomb of St. John Paul II
• Basilica of St. Mary Major
• Basilica of St. Paul Outside the WallsSt. Peter's in Pink
• Basilica of St. John Lateran
• Church of the Holy Cross of Jerusalem
• St. Callixtus Catacombs
• The Colosseum (Outside view)
• The Pantheon
• Vatican Museum
• Sistine Chapel
• The Gesù
• Roman Forum
• Michealangelo’s Moses
• Basilica of St. Peter in Chains
• Trevi Fountain
• Piazza Navona


*Based on availability


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