Where the Saints go marching in tour is a 7 days tour to discover where the most famous saints as Pope John XXIII, St. Anthony and St. Mark were leaving their italian footprints.
1st Day: Milan
Arrival in Milan Malpensa Airport and transfer to hotel. If we have time, according to arrival time of flights, panoramic city tour with tour leader: the medieval Castello Sforzesco, the Gothic cathedral, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. Dinner and overnight near Milan.
Day 2: Bergamo – Sotto il Monte
This itinerary includes a morning visit to the birthplace of Pope John XXIII: the home, the church of S. Mary Brusicco, the new parish church of Sotto il Monte with a chapel dedicated to the Queen of Peace and Cà Maitino, the summer residence now converted into an important museum. Free lunch and transfer to Bergamo. Panoramic walk in the high part of the city, a true wonder of great artistic and historical value. Dinner and overnight in hotel near Verona.
Day 3: Padua
After breakfast, departure for Padua. Free visit of this beautiful city, famous for its squares and the Scrovegni Chapel painted by Giotto. Free lunch and in the afternoon guided tour (2 hours) of the famous Basilica of Saint Anthony, one of the most famous saints in the world who is native of Portugal, whose relics are preserved here. In Padua we can also the Basilica of Santa Giustina, where you can find the relics of St. Luke. In the late afternoon transfer to Chioggia. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Murano – Burano – Torcello
After breakfast, departure by boat for the tour of the islands: Murano, Burano and Torcello, authentic jewels of the Venetian lagoon. Free time for lunch. Return by boat in the early afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Venice
After breakfast, transfer by boat to Piazza San Marco, guided tour (half day) of the city: the Basilica of San Marco, the Doge’s Palace, Bridge of Sighs, the Campanile, The Clock Tower. Free lunch and afternoon at your disposal for individual visits or shopping. Return by boat. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Vicenza – Milan
After breakfast, departure for Vicenza, renowned for the famous architect Palladio. Guided tour (half day) of Vicenza and the Basilica of Our Lady of Monte Berico, the most important Marian shrine in the Veneto region. After free lunch departure to Milan. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Return
After breakfast, transfer to the airport in time for your flight back to Brazil.
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