T745 Tourcode :PIL2020B

Pilgrimage Tour: Spiritual Trip to Northern Italy and Medjugorje 
7 days / 6 nights
Day 1Milan
Transfer to the hotel for check-in procedure. Dinner and overnight in Upon arrival at Milan airport, meet our ISCRA Representative (optional).

Day 2Milan – Montichiari – Padua
Breakfast at the hotel. Discover the Italian northern Capital with a professional English speaking guide: you will see the “Castello Sforzesco”, „La Scala“ Theatre (all viewed from outside), the world’s oldest shopping mall Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and the impressive Piazza del Duomo with its Cathedral, the biggest and greatest example of Gothic architecture in Italy (entrance included). Lunch at restaurant. On the way to Padua, you will stop in Montichiari to visit the Sanctuary of Rosa Mystica. It was built where, according to the testimony of the mystic Pierina Gilli, some Marian apparitions occurred in the second half of the 19th century. Check-in at the hotel, dinner and overnight in Padua.
Day 3Padua – Venice – Trieste or Sezana
Breakfast at the hotel. Walking towards the Basilica of St. Anthony with a guide, you will admire the exterior views of the Abbey of Santa Giustina, the Botanical Garden and the statue of Galileo Galilei while listening to the explanations about the construction of the Basilica and St. Anthony’s life. Entrance to St. Anthony Basilica, where you will have the opportunity to visit the Saint’s tomb. Transfer to Mestre for lunch. Continue to Tronchetto pier and board a private ferry boat to reach Venice. Enjoy a walking city tour to see all highlights of “La Serenissima” such as The Doge’s Palace, St. Mark Basilica (entrance depends on time at disposal/queues/special mass), its Square and the Bell Tower. See the famous Bridge of Sighs and experience the beauty of this amazing city from the canals on a private gondola ride. Return to Tronchetto Bus Parking. Proceed towards the Slovenian border. Check-in at the hotel, dinner and overnight in Trieste or Sezana.
Day 4Trieste or Sezana – Medjugorje
Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a scenic drive through Slovenia to reach Medjugorje, one of the most spiritual places on earth. Lunch on the way. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Medjugorje.
Day 5Medjugorje
Breakfast at the hotel. A local guide will introduce the history of the village and accompany you in its discovery: visit the Apparition Hill, the place where on June 24th, 1981 the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to deliver her messages to the world; if you wish, you will also have the opportunity to climb Mt. Krizevac (Cross Mountain) where you can see a 29-foot cross containing a relic from the True Cross of Christ given to the villagers by the Pope Pius XI and pray at the Stations of the Cross.
In case of bad weather conditions, the guide will take you to the Mother's Village, the Cenacolo or, upon availability, can arrange a short meeting with a priest or a visionary. Lunch, dinner and overnight in Medjugorje.
Day 6Medjugorje – Sezana or Trieste
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning free to attend Holy Mass at St. James Church and purchase some religious souvenirs. Lunch at the hotel. In the afternoon departure to Northern Croatia/Italy. Check-in at the hotel, dinner and overnight in Trieste or Sezana.
Day 7Sezana or Trieste – Venice
After breakfast transfer to the APT according to your flight details.

ISCRA reserves the right to change the scheduled excursions or modify the itinerary. ISCRA booking office will confirm the services at booking. 

ID: T745, Tourcode :PIL2020B


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