• Italy


Explore some of Italy's most popular cities, including: magnificent Rome, the beauty of Florence (an important center of religious art), the Tuscan town of Sienna, & St. Francis' quiet hometown of Assisi.

This program is only available for groups of 10 or more at this time.   


  • The Vatican - Tour the amazing museums, including: the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Square & Basilica. Even attend a general audience with the Pope (if available).
  • Rome - Take in the sights of ancient Rome, including: the Colosseum, Old City of Rome, the Forum, Basilica of St. John Lateran & the catacombs.
  • Florence - Enjoy the city's famous art & architecture, including: Giotto's Bell Tower, the Signoria Square, & the Accademia Gallery (where you will see Michelangelo's superb David).
  • Siena - Enjoy the Sanctuary of St. Catherine & Basilica St. Dominic.
  • Assisi - Walk around the beautiful medieval city & see the amazing frescoes of the Basilica (built to hold the body of St. Francis).


Day 1: Rome

Arrive in Rome. Transfer to your hotel. Balance of your day at leisure.

Day 2: Vatican

Start your trip off right – with a visit to the Vatican, the world's smallest independent state. You will visit the Vatican museums & the Sistine Chapel. Continue to St. Peter's Square & Basilica. Evening at leisure.

Day 3: Rome

This morning, attend a general audience with the Pope (if available), or visit the Colosseum, Old City of Rome & the Forum. Evening at leisure.

Day 4: Rome

Visit the Basilica of St. John Lateran (the Cathedral of Rome) & the catacombs, to learn about the life & martyrdom of Christians living in the first centuries AD. Evening at leisure.

Day 5: Rome & Florence

Drive North to Florence. Your sightseeing tour begins at the Piazza del Duomo to see the delicately patterned green, white & pink cathedral. You will also see Giotto's Bell Tower, dating from 1359, & the Signoria Square. Visit the Accademia Gallery, which was founded in 1563 to teach fine arts. Here, you will see Michelangelo's superb David & many of the master's unfinished works.

Day 6: Florence, Siena, & Assisi Florence Siena Assisi

Drive to Siena. This fine medieval city sits on gentle hills between three river valleys. Visit the Sanctuary of St. Catherine & Basilica St. Dominic to see the black and white marble walls and columns & the decorative inlaid marble floors. Continue to Assisi for an evening at leisure.

Day 7: Assisi & Rome

Picturesquely situated atop a large hill, the quaint town of Assisi is the birthplace of St. Francis. Visit the Basilica, built between 1228 & 1230 to hold the body of St. Francis. On our walking tour, we will also visit the Basilica of St. Clare. Late afternoon return to Rome.   

Day 8: Rome

Departure from Rome.

Optional Add-ons

Available upon request


  • International flights
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Meeting & assistance upon arrival
  • Porterage at hotels
  • 7 Nights hotel accommodations
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Meals are indicated by (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
  • Local taxes & service charges
  • Sightseeing with licensed tour guides
  • Touring with air conditioned deluxe motor coach