AN ITALIAN ADVENTURE with visits to honor Saint Angela
For the Families and Friends of the Order of the Ursulines
AN ITALIAN ADVENTURE with visits to honor Saint Angela
Desenzano – Brescia – Venice – Florence – Rome
$3895.00 Land Only June 23-July 2, 2024 Tour Code: 224111
SPACE ON THE TOUR IS LIMITED. PLEASE RETURN YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION AND DEPOSIT AT EATOURS.COM BY NOVEMBER 26, 2023 AND RECEIVE A FREE ENTRANCE TO THE BASILICA/CHURCH OF SAN CLEMENTE IN ROME.
On June 23, 2024 you will depart from New York City to begin your Pilgrimage to visit the sites of Sister Angela and the splendors of Italy. You will spend 10 unbelievable days touring this magnificent country and taking in all that it has to offer.
Milan – Desenzano – Venice – Florence
June 24 – June 29, 2024
Buongiorno Italia! On June 24th, 2024, you will arrive in Milan where you will be met and transferred from the airport to your hotel in Desenzano del Garda, a charming resort town on the southern end of Lake Garda in northern Italy. Once you have arrived you will enjoy your first dinner* in Italy. Start your next day, June 25th with a full day of site seeing. Including a visit to Le Grezze*, St. Angela’s family home where she spent her childhood before returning later in life for a simpler time of working the fields, continuing her path of prayer. After your Pilgrimage visit, you will travel to the town Brescia. Brescia has a rich cultural history, offering the stunning 11th century Duomo Vecchio, 1st century Roman ruins at Tempio Capitolin*, the Brescia Castle*, and the Church of St. Afra*, where St. Angela is buried. On June 26th, you will depart in the morning for a full day excursion to “The Floating City” of Venice*. Here you will explore the magical city by foot as you tour the Doge’s Palace*, admire the Rialto Bridge and stroll through St. Mark’s Square. Don’t forget to pick up some souvenirs! This evening you will return to Desenzano.
June 27 – June 29
On June 27th, you will say goodbye to Desenzano as you depart for the amazing city of Florence where upon arrival, dinner* this is included. The next morning, June 28th, you will awaken in the city that is the birthplace of the Renaissance. One of your first stops on your guided walking tour* of Florence will be the Academia*, home to Michelangelo’s “David”. The afternoon is free for your own personal sightseeing and shopping. Florence is famed for its leather markets as well as gold and silver shops on the Ponte Vecchio. This evening you will overnight in Florence.
Assisi – Rome
June 29 – July 2, 2024
On June 29th, you will depart Florence bound for Rome with a visit enroute to Assisi*. Located in Italy’s Umbria region, Assisi is a charming hill town that was the birthplace of St. Francis. Your highlight in Assisi is the Basilica of St. Francis, a massive 2 story church that was completed in 1253. From Assisi, you will continue your journey to Rome. Following hotel check-in, dinner* this evening is included. Welcome to Rome! You will begin your explorations of Rome on the morning of June 30th with a guided walking tour* featuring the Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, and the Pantheon. Your afternoon is devoted to viewing the Colosseum and Roman Forum*. The morning of July 1st takes you to the magnificent St. Peter’s Basilica and Vatican City*. Your final afternoon allows you time for last minute shopping and personal sightseeing. Your farewell dinner* tonight is included. On July 2nd, you will depart from the Rome International Airport for you return flight to the United States.
SPECIAL TOUR CONDITIONS
SPECIAL TOUR CONDITIONS: **The LAND ONLY tour price, if payments are made by cash or check, is $3895.00; otherwise, if paying by credit card, the estimated standard non-discounted price is $3995.00. This tour is being offered as a land only package. However, an OPTIONAL group airfare may be available from New York. To inquire about an optional group airfare, please contact EA Tours at 1-800-989-3876. PLEASE NOTE: You may be able to purchase an individual airline ticket for much less than a group airfare. You may wish to use airline reward travel and EA TOURS is not allowed to process tickets using airline reward travel programs. Information will be provided, prior to departure, as to a meeting point and time at the Rome International Airport on June 24, 2024.
If you wish to use a credit card for your initial $500. deposit, you will be allowed to pay the remaining payments by check and still receive the discounted tour price. Trip price is based on double/twin occupancy, and includes point-to-point transportation between cities while in Italy, train, all breakfasts and 4 evening meals (1 in Desenzano, 1 in Florence and 2 in Rome). Additionally, *Entrance fees and/or transportation marked with an asterisk are included in the tour price. Additional items may be offered optionally, are subject to availability and are not included in the tour price. A guaranteed single room may be available for a supplemental charge of $985.00. A minimum number of paying participants may be required to operate the tour.
A $500.00 nonrefundable (for any reason) application fee / deposit is required to reserve your space on this tour. All tour participants must submit an online application. Please go to “Student/Traveler Sign Up” on the home page at www.EAtours.com. Your tour number is 224111 and must be entered on your online application. Very specific conditions relating to cancellation apply and are listed in the Tour Conditions of the online Participation Application at Eatours.com. A second payment of $1500.00, for which you will receive an invoice, will be due no later than 30 days from the date that EA Tours receives your initial payment and online application. Final payments are due no later than ninety 90 days before departure. Updated tour details (hotels, day by day itinerary, flights, etc.) are scheduled to be released approximately four weeks prior to departure. Please note: This is not an officially school sponsored program. Additional tour conditions apply and are listed in the Tour Conditions Section on the Online Application. Applicable items listed above may supersede those listed in the tour conditions section on the online application. SUBMIT YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION AND $500.00 DEPOSIT TO WWW.EATOURS.COM BY NOVEMBER 26, 2023 AND RECEIVE A FREE ENTRANCE TO THE BASILICA / CHURCH OF SAN CLEMENTE IN ROME.