Transport & Accommodation

  • Flights from Chicago to Rome & return
  • Private luxury air-conditioned coach throughout the itinerary
  • Full assistance of Joe Walsh Tours guides & representatives throughout the pilgrimage
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Rome
  • 1 night accommodation in Gaeta
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in Naples
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in San Giovanni Rotondo
  • Daily breakfast & dinner served at hotels

Tours & Excursions

  • Full religious programme organised by Joe Walsh Tours and led by Spiritual Director, Fr Dominic Lim
  • Visit to the basilicas of St Mary Major, St John Lateran and St Paul Outside the Walls
  • Visit to St Peter’s Basilica
  • Visit to the Catacombs of St Priscilla
  • Guided walking tour of Rome’s historical centre
  • Papal audience (Wednesday mornings; subject to the Pope being in Rome)
  • Visit to Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel
  • Visit to Montecassino Abbey en route to Gaeta
  • Visit Reggio di Caserta en route to Naples
  • Full day around Naples visiting the Santa Maria Assunta Cathedral and Duomo San Gennaro, Convento San Lorenzo Maggiore and Santa Chiara Monastery
  • Full day excursion to the Amalfi Coast
  • Visit to the Shrine of St Philomena in Mugnano del Cardinale
  • Guided tour of Pompeii
  • Visit to Muro Lucano and the Shrine of St Gerard en route to San Giovanni Rotondo
  • Full day visit to the Shrine of Padre Pio
  • Visit to Monte Sant’Angelo


  • Single supplement applies ($65 per hotel per night)


  • A deposit of $500 will secure you place
  • Taxes, charges and government levies are included in the price
  • Passengers are entitled to check in one standard piece of luggage subject to airline’s conditions
  • Price per person sharing twin/double rooms with private facilities
  • Meals where not stated are not included in the price
  • Itinerary may be subject to change; E&OE
  • All bookings protected by the Commission for Aviation Regulation in Ireland (T.O. 052 | T.A. 0689) and the Civil Aviation Authority in the UK (ATOL 5163)