Trip Store

Rome • Tuscany • Florence • Assisi Venice • Orvieto

< Back to Trips

  • 10 Days – Airfare Included

There are no trip dates scheduled at this time.

Flights to Italy

  • We fly you to Italy on flights that can originate from anywhere in the U.S. where published

Trip Includes

  • Flights can originate from anywhere in the U.S. where published.
  • Daily Mass is available but not mandatory. Proximo Travel, LLC, has always one or more Catholic Priests accompanying the group as chaplain(s).
  • Airport Taxes, Security Fees & Fuel Surcharges
  • Transfers as per itinerary
  • 4 or 5 star hotels in downtown areas
  • Transportation with luxury bus
  • All breakfasts and all dinners. Wine included with all dinners
  • All tips to driver, hotel, and tour guide
  • Guided Tours and Tour Fees
  • Luggage handling (1 piece per person)
  • Remember: Our trips are not more expensive during high season ~  Passengers will never be expected to pay extra for anything while on the trip ~ Our group size is small to medium ~ We always wait for passengers and never leave anyone behind ~ There are no extra charges if a passenger would like to depart from overseas at a later date

Trip Does Not Include

Trip Itinerary
  • Day 1: Departure from USA to Rome.
  • Day 2: Arrival in Rome. Visit Basilica of St. Paul outside the Wall where the body of St. Paul is buried. It is the 2nd largest basilica in Rome and the 5th in the world. Check in the hotel. In the afternoon, our private bus will take us to the town where the Pope’s Summer Residence is located: the charming Castel Gandolfo with its spectacular Lake Albano. Awesome place just like those towns you see on TV. Wine Tasting and opening night dinner at 6:00 pm at a local upscale restaurant: eat where the Italians eat. Several courses of delicious Italian food. Red and white wine included. Casual dress. Overnight in Rome.
  • Day 3: Private bus around 7:30 am to the Vatican to experience the 10:00 am Audience with the Pope. We will see the Pope very closely; sometimes we even shake his hand. We will visit the Spanish Steps. This is the place where Romans hung out. Walk to Trevi Fountain for lunch and shopping. Walk to Pantheon, the oldest functional building in the world and then to the great artistic place of Piazza Navona around 4:30 pm. Dinner at Piazza Navona. Red and white wine included. Casual Dress throughout the day. Dinner and overnight in Rome.
  • Day 4: Late Start. Visit the Colosseum in the morning. The Colosseum, the symbol of the city of Rome , is a great building that has been standing since 80 A.D. In the afternoon go to St. John Lateran, the first Basilica ever to be built in the Roman Empire and then visit the Catacombs. The Catacombs are breathtaking. 500,000 people were buried there. Back at the Hotel around 5:30 pm. Rest for an hour. Dinner around the hotel area at 6:45 pm. Red and white wine included. Overnight in Rome.
  • Day 5: Start the day by visiting St. Mary Major, the main Basilica dedicated to Mary in Rome. We will see the remains of Jesus’ manger, the tomb of Bernini, the remains of St. Matthew the Evangelist, the tomb of St. Jerome, and the oldest icon in the world of the Virgin Mary painted by St. Luke: the famous Salus Populi Romani. We will visit the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel (the Pope's private Chapel) and St. Peter's in the Vatican, the largest Basilica in the world. Long pants, capris, or skirts below the knee. Shoulders should be covered. Dinner and overnight Rome.
  • Day 6: Early start to visit Assisi. See the tombs of St. Francis and St. Clare, enjoy a peaceful walk on the streets of Assisi. Dinner in Assisi. Overnight in Florence.
  • Day 7: Late start. 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 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). Have a wine tasting and dinner in rustic Tuscany. Red and white wine included. Casual dress throughout the day. Overnight in Florence.
  • Day 8: Early start. Tour of Venice: an amazing city built on water. Leave for Venice in the morning on our private bus. Estimate time of arrival is 11:00 am. Visit St. Mark’s plaza. Optional: Gondola ride and shopping. Early dinner in Venice 5:00 pm at a local restaurant. Red and white wine included. Back to Hotel 10:00 pm. Long pants if you intend to go inside St. Mark’s. Casual dress if you intend to go on a Gondola ride or spend time shopping and visiting the beautiful streets and bridges of Venice. Overnight in Florence.
  • Day 9: Enjoy some free time in Florence in the morning before heading to Orvieto. Stop in the town of Orvieto which was carved out of an enormous plateau of volcanic rock high above the green valley. Visit the stunning Duomo, which was built to commemorate the Miracle at Bolsena. Visit the Orvieto underground where the Etruscans and Romans dug into the tufa and over the centuries created more than 1,000 separate cisterns, caves, secret passages, storage areas, and production areas for wine and olive oil. Overnight and dinner in Orvieto.
  • Day 10: Our private bus brings us to Rome to fly back to the USA.

General Trip Information