Rome

The capital city of Italy, located on the river Tiber has more than 2,500 years of history. The Vatican City is located in the centre of Rome and is the seat of the Roman Catholic Church. The Vatican City is a sovereign territory and the home of the Holy Father, Pope Francis. Today Rome is a modern cosmopolitan city and the third most visited tourist destination in Europe.

Assisi

Assisi is the birthplace of St. Francis, who founded the Franciscan religious order in 1208. St. Clare (Chiara d'Offreducci) a follower of St Francis and the founder of the Poor Clares was also born there. The Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi (St. Francis) is a world heritage site and truly a magnificent building.

San Giovanni

A town in the Puglia region of Southern Italy which was the home of Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, a Capuchin friar, priest and mystic known for his devotion to God. The shrine centres around Padre Pio’s tomb inside the Church of Our Lady of Grace (Santa Maria delle Grazie).

Independent Rome - All year round

Mancunia is pleased to offer tours to Rome planned for individuals or small groups of friends who wish to enjoy a pilgrimage to Rome with a spirit of independence.

Our 3, 4 & 7 night pilgrimages include:

  • Bed & Breakfast accommodation
  • Airport Transfers in Rome (based on minimum of 2 passengers, or a surcharge may apply)
  • Welcome meeting with our Rome representative
  • Tickets for the Wednesday Audience with the Holy Father (subject to his schedule)

Pilgrimages are available by direct flight to Rome from most major UK airports. You also have the possibility to book extra excursions with our representatives in Rome.


Please Contact Us for prices.


Rome and Assisi

12th – 19th June 2017 (7 nights) – MANCHESTER flight departure.

Led by Fr. James Preston.

£907 per person, sharing, inclusive of flights.

Depart from Manchester and transfer to Rome city for 4 nights half-board accommodation in the Hotel Domus Carmelitana.

We then transfer to Assisi for 3 nights half-board accommodation staying in the Hotel La Rocca.

We will have daily Mass and will join in with walking tours and visits to historic and religious sites in both Rome and Assisi as well as having a half-day panoramic coach tour of both cities.

Extras: Single Room - £190 per person but limited availability.

            Insurance - £31 per person

This tour includes a full spiritual programme and Courier services.


Rome

26th – 30th June 2017 (4 nights) – LONDON flight departure.

Price: £420 per person (sharing) - The cost does not include flights, they are priced separately.

Depart from London and transfer to Rome city for 4 nights half-board accommodation.

We will have daily Mass and will join in with walking tours and visits to historic and religious sites as well as having a half-day panoramic coach.

Extras: Single Room - £146 per person but limited availability.

            Insurance - £28 per person

This tour includes a full spiritual programme and Courier services.


Rome, San Giovanni and Assisi

2nd – 9th October 2017 (7 nights) - LONDON flight departure.

Price: £699 per person (sharing) - The cost does not include flights, they are priced separately.

Depart from London to Rome airport and transfer to the city for 3 nights half-board accommodation. In Rome, we will join in with walking tours and visits to historical and religious sites, with tickets included for the Papal Audience (when applicable).

We will then transfer to San Giovanni, with a stop on the way, for 2 nights half-board accommodation. In San Giovanni we will visit places of interest as well as the shrine of Padre Pio.

We transfer to Assisi, with a stop at Lanciano (site of an Eucharistic Miracle) for 2 nights half-board accommodation. We will have visits to the Basilicas of St. Francis and St. Clare and other places of interest.

This pilgrimage includes daily Mass as well as a full spiritual programme and Courier services.

Extras: Single room supplement -£170 for the duration (limited single rooms available)
          Travel insurance: £31 per person


Our Hotels in Rome

Hotel della Conciliazione ****
Renovated for 2015, situated in the Borgo Pio close to St. Peter’s Basilica yet within easy walking distance of Piazza Navona and the Pantheon. All rooms have bath or shower and satellite TV. A continental breakfast is served.

Hotel Santa Anna ***
Located in the shadow of St. Peter’s Basilica this small hotel is ideal for exploring the nearby Vatican and other monuments. All rooms are air-conditioned. Buffet breakfast served. Relax in the courtyard after a days sightseeing.

Hotel Alimandi ***
Situated virtually opposite the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museum. Lift to all floors and all rooms have bath/shower & WC. The hotel is run by the family Alimandi, has a large roof terrace with wonderful views over Rome. Unusually for Rome, a generous buffet breakfast is served.

Hotel Domus Carmelitana ***
This hotel is located right behind Castel Sant'Angelo, close to St Peter's and the Vatican Museums and is well connected to the main attractions of Rome. This hotel offers American breakfast and evening meal in house. They have a panaromic terrace with 360 views and a meeting room for
private masses. They also have a traditional bar and WiFi throughout.

Hotel Olympic ****
The Grand Hotel Olympic is a 4-star property conveniently located near St. Peter’s Square and St. Peter’s Basilica. The rooms are spacious and offer services such as air-conditioning, minibar, hair-dryer and direct-dial telephone. There is free wifi throughout the hotel including bedrooms.
 

Mancunia,
Pilgrim House, Station Court, Borough Green, Kent, TN15 8AF, UK

Tel: 0161 883 1515

E-mail: info@mancunia.com