ACU's Italian pilgrimage 2016

Published: Tuesday 23rd February 2016

Ahhhh bella Italia! – A remarkable place to be immersed in history, art, architecture, culture and the heart of the Church. Be it the grand canals of Venice, the impressive Colossuem of Rome, the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence Tuscany, or St Peter’s Basilica in Rome.

Identity and Mission invite all ACU staff, family and friends on a guided pilgrimage throughout Italy. For 18 days, you will visit significant historical cultural and religious sights in
Venice, Padua, Ravenna, Florence, Assis, Perugia and Rome.

This is your opportunity to immerse yourself in Art, Beauty & the Church. With our professional guides you will be given the opportunity to appreciate the classics such as Michelangelo’s David;
Fra Angelico’s Fiesole altarpiece in Florence; Gesuati Church and the famous Palace of the Doges in Venice and Michelago’s Sistine Chapel in Rome.

You will visit the Scavi (excavations under St Peter’s Basilica); the medieval centre of Perugia; the Roman ruins and amphitheatre in Fiesole; Uffizzi Gallery and Museum of San Marco Florence and attend a general audience with the Pope and much more.

Did we mention the prayer and reflection, food, gelato, wine, shopping and strolling through the wonderful streets?

Departing 28 November 2016 from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. Return Thursday 15 December 2016. Numbers strictly limited.  Cost: $6490.

Pilgrimage Cost inclusion:Airfare, twin share accommodation, breakfast and some meals, all sightseeing, entrance fees, airport taxes , fuel surcharges, departure taxes Italy, and

Price exclusion: single supplement, lunches, travel insurance, personal spending and prepaid tipping.

For more information and a detailed Itinerary contact Carmel Yahl Directorate Identity and Mission 02 9739 2380 or