Rome 2012





March 8-16, 2012





Thursday, March 8
Depart Cincinnati for Rome

Friday, March 9
Arrive Rome, transfer to Hotel Waldorf
Purchase Metro pass CIS (Carta Integrata Settimanale) and learn how to use the Metro system (subway/bus)
Introductory visits to St. Peter’s Square and Basilica

Saturday, March 10
Guided tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum
Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona
Church of Gesu and the Church of San Luigi dei Francesi (see the Carravagggios)

Sunday, March 11
Mass at Santa Susanna (American Church in Rome).
Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore and Church of St. Peter in Chains (Michelangelo’s Moses)
Ostia Antica

Monday, March 12
Climb the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica
Vatican Necropolis tour
Vatican Museums/Sistine Chapel

Tuesday, March 13
Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls
Basilica of San Clemente
Basilica of St. John Lateran and Scala Santa (Holy Stairs)
Church of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme.

Wednesday, March 14
Papal audience
Catacomb of St. Sebastian
Capuchin Crypt

Thursday, March 15
Day-trip to Pompeii/Mount Vesuvius

Friday, March 16
Depart Rome for Cincinnati

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