Rome For Pilgrims

Tour Overview

Here comes the best program for mostly Catholics interested in going deep into the details of the Catholic religion. Welcome to the home of the Pope and the Catholic council. The tradition of visiting all seven churches was started by Philip Neri around 1553 & included visits to St. Peter's Basilica, then St. Paul Outside-the-Walls, St. Sebastian's, St. John Lateran, Holy Cross-in-Jerusalem, St. Lawrence-Outside-the Walls & finally St. Mary Major. Pay a visit to any of the churches mentioned during your pilgrim trip & have a chance to be part of the Papal Audience (Wednesdays) in Paul VI Audience Hall together with a photo moment at St. Peter’s Square & a visit to St. Peter’s Basilica. Continue to San. Paolo Fuori le Mura, one of the patriarchal monasteries of Rome & return to the center of Rome to visit the Lateran Basilica & Santa Maria Maggiore. Also follow traces of the early Christians along Via Appia Antica to a catacomb.

Trip Highlights

  • Join the papal audience
  • At St. Peter’s Square & Basilica
  • Tour the Vatican churches
  • Interact with other Catholics
  • Holy Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Go down the Catacombs
  • Cultural interactions

Trip Itinerary

The rest of the day is yours at leisure, you can use it for a personal walk in the surrounding. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Overnight: At the Hotel

Basis: Half Board

In the morning, you will meet the Holy Father at the weekly general meeting. Please note that Papal Audience is always held on Wednesdays. Because of the travel activity of the Pope, no guarantee can be given for the conduct of the audience.

This afternoon you will devote to the Vatican. With your guide you will see St. Peter Square with its colonnades and the Basilica of Saint. Peter with its numerous art treasures.

Overnight: At the Hotel

Basis: Half Board

Today we will follow the traces of the early Christians along Via Appia Antica to a catacomb. There you can attend a Holy Mass.

Afterwards, you continue to San. Paolo Fuori le Mura, one of the patriarchal monasteries of Rome. After the visit, you will return to the center of Rome and visit the Lateran Basilica and Santa Maria Maggiore.

Overnight: At the Hotel

Basis: Half Board

After breakfast transfer to the airport to check in for your outbound departure flight.

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

End of Tour


Include / Exclude

  • 03 Nights’ accommodation
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • 03 dinners at the hotel or restaurants
  • 3 hrs. guided tour for the visit of the Vatican
  • Entrance ticket to the Papal Audience, on Wednesdays
  • Headphones for the Basilica of Saint Peter
  • 6 hrs. guided tour of the catacomb & patriarchal churches
  • Reservation of a Holy Mass in a catacomb
  • Bus at disposal for the entire tour
  • The Vatican by train


Rome For Pilgrims

On Request/ Per Person

4 Days - 3 Nights


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