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Venice • Florence • Assisi • San Giovanni Rotondo • Rome • Medjugorje

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Trip Includes

  • Flights from anywhere in the United States and flights between countries as per your itinerary. (all necessary flights on your trip are included)
  • Daily Mass will be scheduled.
  • Airport Taxes, Security Fees & Fuel Surcharges Saving you an average of $400-$600!
  • Transfers as per itinerary.
  • 3 star hotels or whatever is available.
  • Transportation with luxury bus.
  • All breakfasts and all dinners. Wine included with all dinners.
  • All tips to driver, hotel, and tour guide. If you feel that the tour guide did a great job, offering them extra tips is greatly appreciated.
  • Guided Tours and Tour Fees ~ Our tour guides are very caring, licensed, and well educated. Many of our guides have their PhD's.
  • Luggage handling (1 suitcase and 1 carry-on per person)
  • Single Supplement (as long as the passengers is willing to room with someone and allows us to provide them with a roommate. If the passenger wants a guaranteed room to of their own, then they have to pay the $1,400 single supplement)
  • Remember: Our trips are not more expensive during high season ~ Passengers will never be expected to pay extra for anything while on the trip.
  • NOTE: If you wish to deepen your knowledge of the Catholic Faith as a preparation for this pilgrimage, we recommend the following book as it is faithful to the teachings of the Magisterium of the Catholic Church (Imprimatur by ARCHBISHOP FELIPE AGUIRRE FRANCO): The Catholic Faith in Easy Terms. Introduction, Nihil Obstat, and Imprimatur by Archbishop Felipe Aguirre Franco.
Trip Does Not Include

  • Lunch
  • Covid Testing Costs (time for required Covid tests will be built into the tour)
  • Trip Insurance. Work directly with Travel Guard to protect your investment and insure your money. There are different packages to choose from depending on what your travel needs are. Use the above link or the link right below the picture of the Pope on our home page to visit their site.
Steps For Registration

  1. Call us (855) 842-8001 or register online with a credit card and pay your $500 deposit per person to save your spot. The $500 deposit is part of the total price of the trip.
  2. A $1,000 Additional Deposit (AD) per person is due one month from the registration. The AD is paid ONLY in the form of Check (personal, money order, or bank check).
  3. The balance is due 4 months before the trip departure date. The balance is paid ONLY in the form of Check (personal, money order, or bank check).

  • Mail all checks and correspondence to:
  • Proximo Travel
    PO Box 561
    Auburn, MA 01501

  • NOTE: If you sign up for a trip within 4 months of the departure date, you pay the deposit of $1200 with a credit card and the balance is required to be overnighted in the form of a personal check, money order or bank check.

  • Trip Itinerary

    September 25: Our pilgrimage begins with an overnight flight from Reno to Rome!

    September 26: Arrival. Today Ancient Rome will be explored beginning with Mass at the Church of Santa Maria Ara Coeli. Next, we will visit the Mamertine Prison where St. Peter and St. Paul were imprisoned for 9 months. We also visit the remnants of the Roman Forum around the Colosseum. Have a guided tour of the Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica. Dinner and an opportunity for a walking tour of the Piazza Navona, the Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain. Overnight Rome.

    September 27: After breakfast, we have an early departure for St. Peter's Square to participate in the Papal Audience (subject to the Pope's schedule). In the afternoon we will visit the Patriarchal Basilica of St. Mary Major. We also visit Santa Pudenziana, one of the oldest churches in Rome, where St. Peter and St. Paul resided for a time. Finally, we visit Santa Prassede, a 9th-century basilica with glorious Byzantine mosaics celebrating images from the book of Revelation. Dinner and evening at leisure. Overnight Rome.

    September 28: Today we visit the the St. Maria Goretti Shrine, the Benedictine Monastery of Monte Cassino, and the Shrine of the Virgin of the Rosary in Pompeii. Overnight in San Giovanni Rotondo.

    September 29: Today we spend the day visiting the town where St. Padre Pio, the Capuchin priest who bore our Lord's stigmata for most of his life, spent much of his life. We'll visit the church of Santa Maria Della Grazie, home of the tomb of St. Padre Plo, and offer Mass. Afternoon visit to the Sanctuary of Monte Sant Angelo. Overnight San Giovanni Rotondo.

    September 30: We begin today with Lanciano, the site of the Eucharistic Miracle of the eighth century. Next, we will visit the town Loretto and stop at the Basilica Della Santa Casa, which is the where The Holy House of Loreto is found, to celebrate Mass. Then we proceed to the lower village of Assisi to visit St. Mary of the Angels, where St. Francis spent most of his life. We'll visit the Chapel Portiuncola, the rose bush, and the cave where the saint retired for prayer. Overnight in Assisi.

    October 1: All day Assisi beginning with a visit to the Basilica of Saint Clare, the lower crypt, where we will pray before her incorrupt body. We will also have a chance to pray before the San Damiano cross, the very cross that Christ spoke to St. Francis through, asking Francis to rebuild his Church. We then visit the Basilica of Saint Francis, where we'll pray before the tomb of St. Francis. We'll also visit the tomb of Blessed Carlo Acutis. Overnight Assisi.

    October 2: After breakfast, we'll visit the medieval city of Siena. We proceed to the cathedral to adore the Eucharistic Miracle of Siena, which contains consecrated hosts that have remained barely corrupted for over 200 years! Overnight Florence.

    October 3: Tour of Florence in the region of Tuscany. Tour of the Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, the Uffizzi, Michelangelo's masterpiece, The David, Flea Market, Duomo (Cathedral), and the Baptistery. Tour Guide will show to those interested the location of the Basilica of San Lorenzo and the Medici Chapel (where the Medici family was buried), and Basilica della Santa Croce (where Michelangelo and 15 other glorious Italian artists and thinkers were buried). Dinner in Florence. Casual dress throughout the day. Overnight in Florence.

    October 4: Visit the Basilica of Santa Croce, where Galileo, Michelangelo and Machiavelli are all buried. We see the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto's Bell Tower and the Baptistery of St. John. On the way to Venice, visit the "Patron Saint of Lost Things and Causes", St. Anthony of Padua. Overnight Venice.

    October 5: We spend the day taking in the sights of this magical city, including the Doge's Palace, St Mark's Piazza and Basilica for Mass, the Rialto Bridge and the Grand Canal. Welcome Mass followed by dinner. Overnight Venice.

    October 6: After we enjoy breakfast, we set off for the airport for our flight to Medjugorje where you will be greeted by our tour guide who will then take you on the 3 hour drive to the village of Medjugorje recounting the story of Our Lady's Apparitions along the way. Overnight Medjugorje.

    October 7-8: Today our guide will arrange a meeting with one of the visionaries (subject to their schedule) to experience firsthand their unique experiences with Our Lady. Later, we will see from a distance and then climb Krizevac Mountain where in 1933, the villagers built a 30-foot cross on the anniversary of Jesus' Crucifixion. Lining the path up the hill are wooden crosses and bronze images representing the Stations of the Cross, Mass at St. James Church. Overnight Medjugorje.

    October 9: With a revitalized love of our Catholic faith, we will board our plane for our return flight home.

    Please note: We do our best to ensure that all sites listed in this itinerary will be seen. However, due to scheduling conflicts, or other circumstances beyond our control, sites may be visited on a different day than listed. If this happens it will also necessitate a change in the restaurant for dinner. However, we will never sacrifice the quality of the meal, all restaurants will meet Proximo Travel's very high standards.

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