Rome with 7 Night Cruise to Italy, France & Spain Pilgrimage

12 DAYS
FROM $3,799

Date

September 12-23, 2021

Activity Level

Moderate – High

Book By

5 / 15 / 2021

Group Limit

30

Pilgrimage Overview

Join us on a pilgrimage Cruise to Italy, France,  & Spain! Explore the Vatican City, the famous Cannes, and the beautiful metropolitan city of Barcelona.

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Book With Confidence

All new travel bookings automatically come with our Book with Confidence Travel Plan*—free of charge. This plan gives pilgrims the ability to move their booking to another destination or simply a different available departure date in our vast travel portfolio, no questions asked. They just need to let us know 120 days* before departure and we’ll waive all penalties and get them booked on a new pilgrimage.

*The Book with Confidence Travel Plan allows for any new booking made with Holy Land Travel Center to be changed to a different destination or to another available departure date. Notice of change in travel plans must be given 120 days before departure; standard cancellation penalties will apply for full cancellation without rebooking or changes made within 120 days to departure. Applicable price and eligible promotions for the new tour will apply; if new trip is less expensive, a future travel credit will be issued for the difference in price. Cannot be applied to Passion Play Pilgrimages. No cash value. Credit is fully transferable. Offer reliant on space availability. Effective 10.7.2020. May be withdrawn at any time. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details.

Itinerary

Itinerary

DAY 1
Depart USA

Today we depart on our transatlantic flights to Rome. We enjoy inflight movies and meals aloft.

DAY 2
Arrive Rome

Upon arrival in Rome, we are greeted by our representative and immediately transfer to your hotel in Rome for dinner and overnight. Overnight: Rome (D)

DAY 3
Rome

Our full day tour includes a guided tour of the four major Basilicas, including St. Peter’s Basilica, St. John of Lateran, St. Paul Outside the Walls and St. Mary Major. We also have a three-hour guided tour of the Vatican Museums, including the Sistine Chapel, and a visit to the Holy Stairs. Overnight: Rome (B)

DAY 4
Rome

This morning after a very early breakfast we leave to St. Peter’s Square for the Papal Audience. After this we will continue to the cruise ship where we will spend our afternoon before we embark. Overnight: Cruise Ship (B, D)

DAY 5
Florence/Pisa

This morning we discover the wonders of Florence, ‘City of Art.’ We visit the Academy of Fine Arts to view Renaissance masterpieces, including Michelangelo’s ‘David.’ We explore the wonderful Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore (Duomo), the Baptistry, Piazza della Signoria, and Santa Croce, housing Michelangelo’s tomb. Overnight: Cruise Ship (B, D)

DAY 6
Cannes

First, we head to Monaco and Monte Carlo. By motor coach, you will drive along the famous Formula 1 track. You will visit the Monte Carlo casino and can enjoy an optional walk around the Japanese Garden. There will also be some free time during which you can see the changing of the guard in front of the palace of the Prince, take pictures, or buy souvenirs. Next, we head to Eze. Take a stroll through the old town with your guide. This old village is huddled around a substantial medieval fortress, with rocks and houses of similar hues blending into each other. Afterwards, your guide will take you to the Fragonard perfume factory near the town of Eze. Your guide will then take you to Cannes. We drive along the world-famous Boulevard de la Croisette. The guide will tell you the fascinating story of Cannes and the Lerins Islands which are located offshore. Since 1834, a whole host of famous personalities have helped to establish the city’s reputation. In the past, the aristocracy would spend the winter here. There will also be some free time during which you can see the Film Festival Palace, take pictures of the famous red road or buy souvenirs. The last stop of your trip is the top of Cannes hill near one of the oldest churches, Notre-Dame-de l’Esperance de Cannes where you will be able to take a memorable photo with the view of the entire bay of Cannes. Overnight: Cruise Ship (B, D)

DAY 7
Palma Majora

When your cruise ship docks in Majorca’s captivating capital, gain cultural insight into the picturesque villages of Valldemossa and Palma de Malloca on a private 6-hour shore excursion. Admire spectacular seaside scenery; explore the charming streets of Valldemossa; and gaze at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Sierra de Tamuntana Mountain Range. Absorb panoramic vistas of Palma at the stolid Bellver Castle and see all of the city’s spectacular sights on a guided walking tour, visiting the Cathedral of Santa Maria and the old fish market. We return to our ship this evening for dinner and overnight. Overnight: Cruise Ship (B, D)

DAY 8
Barcelona

This morning we head to the most famous Holy family church, La Sagrada Familia. La Sagrada Familia is an unfinished Catholic basilica in Barcelona designed by the celebrated Art Nouveau architect Antoni Gaudi. We enjoy a full guided tour of the Basilica before we celebrate Mass. We will then journey towards the Temple of the Sacred Heart of Jesus for a tour before we head to Park Guell for a guided tour and free time before we return to our cruise ship for dinner and overnight. Overnight: Cruise Ship (B, D)

DAY 9
At Sea

Day to relax and enjoy the amenities on the cruise ship.

DAY 10
Naples/Sorrento

Enjoy a very scenic and relaxing excursion, experiencing Italy’s coastline by motor coach and spending time in the beautiful villages of Sorrento and Amalfi. You’ll be driven along a coastal road, winding along breathtaking curves, before arriving in Sorrento perched high above the Bay of Naples. Once you’ve been given a brief orientation of the city and your meeting point and time, enjoy some free time to explore the flower filled main street and the Corso Italia or admire the high-quality handicrafts for which Sorrento is famous. Stop for lunch in Sorrento before you board your motor coach for a drive along the coastline to Amalfi. You’ll see spectacular views of sparkling blue sea, citrus orchards, olive groves and fishing villages nestled in secluded bays en route to one of the most picturesque villages on the Amalfi Coast. Here you’ll also have time to explore on your own. If time permits, you’ll visit a cameo factory nearby to see how the famous jewelry is made and then have some time to browse the store before returning to your ship. Overnight: Cruise ship (B, D)

DAY 11
Rome

Today we will take a tour of the coliseum and trevi fountain in the morning before we enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore Rome. Overnight: Rome (B)

DAY 12
Depart Rome
Today we transfer to the airport for our return flight home, carrying with us memories and keepsakes that will last a lifetime. (B)

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 4-5 Star Hotels
  • Free Beverage Package!
  • Dining Package
  • Excursions and Meals per itinerary
  • 7-Night European Cruise
  • Round-trip Flights
  • Air-conditioned Motor Coach
  • Professional Licensed Tour Guide
  • One Checked Bag
  • Accommodations (based on double occupancy)
  • Entrance Fees as per itinerary

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Passport and Visas (Refer to the section below for Passports or Visas help)
  • Gratuities
  • Tips to Guides and Driver

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