Israel and Italy
"Growing up in the faith of the Church" - the spiritual guide Padre Miguel Valle

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Cities visited: Jordan River Tiberias Sea of Galilee Nazareth Belen Israel Rome

15 Day / 13 Nights
August 13 to 27, 2016

ITINERARY TRIP TO ISRAEL AND ITALY

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TRAVEL ITINERARY

Transatlantic flight to Israel.

Arrival at the airport of Tel Aviv. Meeting with our guide in the Holy Land. First stop pilgrimage is the Jordan River to be baptized in the waters that John the Baptist beginning of this sacrament. Tiberiades follow where we had dinner and stayed.

Breakfast We left the Sea of Galilee. In the morning, we visit the Mount of Beatitudes, the Sermon on the Mount. Then we drive to Tabgha, site of feeding the multitude. We will go to the Chapel of the Primacy of Peter, where Jesus appeared to the disciples after the Resurrection. We will continue to Capernaum, the "City of Jesus", to visit the remains of the ancient synagogue of the fourth century and the Casa de San Pedro. We will make an unforgettable journey with the boat on the Sea of Galilee. In the afternoon we went out to Mount Tabor crowned by the magnificent Church of the Transfiguration, with its splendid mosaics, this mountain is also the place where the forces of Barak and Deborah (Judges 4: 6) met. Return to hotel in Tiberias. Dinner and accommodation.

Breakfast Drive to Cana, located on the outskirts of Nazareth, here it is where Jesus performed his first miracle, turning water into wine (John 2: 1-11); here the Wedding Church and the Church of Nathanael (2 John 21) are located. Continue to Nazareth, a place of Incarnation and where Jesus lived or grew up with Mary and Joseph. Beautiful churches adorn now the place where Jesus spent his childhood. The Basilica of the Annunciation (MISA), with its magnificent representations of Mary from around the world. Then visit the ancient city of Jericho with the Mount of Temptation, climb the mountain by cable car. Zaceas tree also visit. Later we arrive to the Dead Sea and have free time to swim in the mass low and saltier water on Earth: the Salt Sea or East Sea of the Bible (Joshua 15: 5). In the afternoon we went to the Holy City of Jerusalem, Dinner and accommodation.

Breakfast Drive to the Mount of Olives -a magnificent vantage point over the Holy City, with many important churches marking biblical sites such as the Dome of the Ascension (admission included): here was where Jesus ascended to Heaven (Acts 1:11 ) and Pater Noster (admission included) where Jesus taught the Lord's prayer (Luke 11: 1-4). Continue to the Garden of Gethsemane (Mass) with its ancient olive trees where Jesus was arrested (John 18: 1-12). Visit the Basilica of the Agony and see the Garden, the site where Jesus sweated blood in fervent prayer (Luke 22:44). Departure to Bethlehem. Lunch. Visit the Church of the Nativity, the birthplace of Jesus and the Shepherds 'Field where the Angel appeared to the shepherds and informed them of Jesus' birth. Return to Jerusalem Dinner and accommodation.

Breakfast Early departure from the hotel to Via Dolorosa. This Way of the Cross from the Chapel of the Flagellation and Zion, on the streets of Old Jerusalem to the Judgment Gate and the Tomb of Jesus in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (MISA). Continue visit to the old city where the Jewish barium hometown. Free time in the old town - lunch. In the afternoon we will go to Emmaus, where Jesus met his two disciples after the Resurrection. Return to Jerusalem Dinner and accommodation. Note (You can request cross to walk the via dolorosa.)

Breakfast Farewell and transfer to the airport in Tel Aviv. Departure to Rome. Registration at the hotel in Rome. Dinner and accommodation.

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning visit to the basilicas (San Juan de Letran and the Scala Santa - Santa Maria Maggiore - St. Paul Fuori le Mura) Lunch Romano, afternoon visit. Visit the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica, concelebrated Mass at the Vatican.

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer morning visit to the Catacombs in the morning Mass celebrated in the catacombs: panoramic tour of Imperial Rome (Colosseum, Roman Forum, Arch of Titus). Lunch Roman, (if it is confirmed that the Pope is in Rome, arrived at the Piazza San Pietro to receive the blessing of Pope Francisco) ended the day with a tour of the Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon.

Breakfast in the hotel- Departure for the visit of the Abbey of Montecassino. We visited the Basilica of St. Benedict and celebrate Mass. Continue to Assisi. Dinner and accommodation.

Breakfast in hotel Full-Day in Assisi. Private Mass at Basilica of St. Francis Basilica tour and history of St. Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscan order. Visit to Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli, and the Church of Santa Clara We have the afternoon off in this medieval town to enjoy its history and culture. Dinner at the hotel.

Breakfast in the hotel- Departure to Florence, on arrival in Florence we started with the Lunch Florentine typical. After we do our tour of this great city where the Italian genius is manifested in all its splendor and purity. The city center, along with the bell tower, the baptistery and the cathedral, are an extraordinary set of white, green and pink marble, where the transition from medieval Florentine art can be seen at the Renaissance. Visit to the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, with the slender silhouette of the bell, the Baptistery, famous for its bronze doors (including the Gates of Paradise, named by Michelangelo), Piazza della Signoria, Old Palace, Gothic building austere aspect, and the Church of Santa Croce that opens to one of the oldest squares in the city. accommodation.

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Padova. We visit and Mass at the Basilica of St. Anthony of Padova. Then we visit the Abbey of Santa Giustina (to see the relics of St. Matthew and St. Luke the Evangelist) Dinner and accommodation. at the hotel

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Tronchetto. Tronchetto Vaporetto / Plaza San Marco. Mass in the Basilica of San Marco. Tour of Venice, including 30 mins of covered gondola. Return to Tronchetto and transfer to Hotel in Padova, Dinner parting and accommodation.

Breakfast in hotel Transfer to the airport-bound United States.

FLIGHTS

13 Aug 16

Newark, NJ – Tel Aviv, Israel

4:40pm - 10:15am (14 Aug16)

19 Aug 16

Tel Aviv, Israel-Rome, Italy

10:35am - 1:20pm

27 Aug 16

Venice, Italy-Newark, NJ

10:55am - 2:35pm

OVERLAND PORTION: 5 Nights 8 Nights in Israel and in Italy

Price:

$ 4.150 per person in double occupancy.

Price Guarantee until:

December 31, 2015

Final Payment Date:

May 30, 2016

Deposit Amount:

$500.00




SERVICE IN ISRAEL

Price includes:

Arrival, assistance and transfer to hotel in Tiberias
Higher end hotels half board basis
5 days of tours in Israel
Masses in the right places
Spanish-speaking licensed guide in Israel
Luxury bus with air conditioning
Entrances to the places visited during the program
Porterage at hotels
Departure transfer and assistance

Price does not include:

Drinks at meals
Hotel extras
No other service not included above.
Tips for guides and driver.

Hotels in Israel provided:

Tiberias Hotel Restal
Jerusalem: Ramada Hotel Royal Wing




SERVICE IN ITALY

Price includes:

Arrival, assistance and transfer
4-star hotels
7 days of tours in Italy
Masses in the right places
Spanish-speaking licensed guide
Luxury bus with air conditioning
Entrances to the places visited during the program
Departure transfer and assistance

Price does not include:

Hotel extras
No other service not included above.
Tips for guides and driver.

Hotels en Italia previstos:

Roma: Sheraton Hotel
Assis: Hotel Cenacolo
Florencia: NH Hotel
Padua: Best Western Premier

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