Arrival at Rome Airport. After immigration meet our Tour Guide at the departure terminal T3 and then transfer to Hotel. Check in and refreshing, have an Indian Lunch / Dinner with a welcome drink. Warming up for sightseeing according to the arrival / departure timings. Back to hotel.
Rome – Main Basilicas: St. Peter’s in Vatican and Museum, St. Mary’s Major, St. John Lateran, St. Paul’s out-side the wall’s, Holy Cross Church, Church of Holy Steps, Catacombs and the Great Appian Way – Quo vadis.
Walking Tour: Imperial Rome and Shopping, Venitian Square, Trevi Fountain, Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hills, Mouth of Truth, Piramid and many more on the way.
Audience with Pope on every Wednesday and Angelus on every Sunday noon at St. Peter’s Square in Vatican. Those who wish to attend and see Pope Francis, should be there on Wednesday or Sunday.
VATICAN: The smallest country in the world.
Vatican Museums – Over 9 miles of the most extensive collection of art in the world and Raphael’s Rooms.
With your own eyes, you can explore Sistine Chapel where Michelangelo’s famousCreation of Adam and Last Judgement. Be humbled by the imposing beauty of St. Peter’s Basilica where you will encounter another masterpiece work of Michelangelo’s Pietà. Admire the magnificent St. Peter’s Square, as your guide will points out to you Bernini’s ingenious use of optical illusion on pillars. Overnight hotel.
Basilica Santa Maria degli Angeli (Porziuncula, Rose Garden), Basilica St. Francis in Assisi and Tomb of Assisi, St. Clare’s Basilica – Relics and Cross, St. Damian (Convent of St.Clare), The Hermitage of St. Francis Assisi.
Day 07: 08:00 Visit St. Antony’s Basilica and further to Venice.
Padua - St.Anthony’s Cathedral, Tomb and museum, St. Justina Basilica
Venice - St. Mark’s Basilica and Square, Doge’s Palace, Bell Tower and Clock Tower
Murano – Venetian glass making demonstrations
Breakfast, check-out and proceed to Padua to visit the Basilica of St. Antony. Further to Venice which is known as the Queen of the Adriatic cost. Venice is built over on 180 islands and are connected by 400 bridges with hundreds of canals criss-crossing the city. We drive over Mussolini’s Bridge of Liberty and then take a water taxi to ride over the Giudecca canal to St. Mark’s Square, the very heart of Venice. Here you will see the historic Duke Palace, the Bridge of Sighs, the exquisite Clock Tower and the baroque splendor of St. Mark’s Basilica. Further, visit the Murano Glass factory, where a master craftsman will demonstrate the art of creating famous Venetian glass jewels. Dinner > overnight Venice.