2025 Jubilee: The Holy Year

The centuries-old jubilar tradition continues with you making a pilgrimage to Rome during the Holy Year 2025. Discover why Italy is a bastion of Catholicism as you visit Rome's Seven Pilgrim Churches and the Catacombs. Attend the weekly Papal audience and receive the blessing given by the Pope. Spend time at the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi, the beloved saint's hometown. Discover Michelangelo's Last Judgment mural and explore St. Peter's Basilica. See the world's most inspirational sites and relics in Rome and Assisi amid the Roman Catholic Church's Year of Jubilee.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2024
Duration
9 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1RomeBecome "Pilgrims of Hope" during the Holy Year 2025. Join a pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi, experiencing some of the most fascinating religious sites and relics in the world. Take part in the Jubilee, a tradition with biblical roots and re-established in AD 1300. Renew your Faith and join the multitudes of pilgrims who have been traveling to Rome for centuries for the chance to receive the plenary indulgence.
Day 2RomeYour tour opens in Rome, the spiritual center of the Catholic faith during the Holy Year. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner at your hotel, featuring regional delicacies and Italian wine.
Day 3RomeThis morning, begin your pilgrimage of the Seven Jubilee Churches with a visit to Rome's cathedral: the Basilica of St. John Lateran - the former residence of the popes. Continue to the Scala Sancta, the Holy Stairs which tradition believes are the steps that Christ climbed when he appeared before Pontius Pilate. This afternoon, enter the Marian Basilica of St. Mary Major, where art and spirituality meet. Celebrate Mass before returning to the hotel for an evening at leisure. Or opt to enhance your Roman sojourn with a half-board dinner supplement at your hotel.*
Day 4RomeToday, venture beyond ancient Rome's city limits, though still within the modern city center. Visit the Basilica of Saint Lawrence Outside the Walls, built over the shrine of Saint Lawrence, one of the earliest martyrs of the Catholic Church. Continue to St. Paul Outside the Walls and pause in reverence at the tomb of the Apostle. This afternoon, celebrate Mass at the church of St. Sabastian Outside the Walls. Then, follow the steps down to the catacombs underneath the basilica, for a touching visit to the tombs of early Christians, martyrs, and saints.
Day 5RomeThis morning, celebrate Mass at the Shrine of the Divine Mercy. Afterward, walk on to St. Peter's Square to await the Papal Blessing.** Every Sunday when in residence, His Holiness pronounces a brief reflection on the Gospel of the day before reciting the Angelus prayer from his window overlooking St. Peter's Square. This afternoon, visit the Shine of our Lady of Divine Love, added to the Seven Pilgrim Churches of Rome by Saint John Paul II during the Jubilee of AD 2000.
Day 6AssisiEarly this morning, travel north to Assisi, where St. Francis spent most of his life. Visit St. Mary of the Angels Basilica, built on the founding site of the Franciscan Order. Pause at the Chapel of the Porziuncola, the rose bush, and the cave where the Saint prayed. After an included lunch, join a local expert on a tour of the 13th-century basilica of St. Francis, where you can see many of St. Francis' possessions and a series of frescoes. Celebrate Mass in the basilica before returning to Rome in the evening for a late dinner at your hotel.
Day 7Vatican CityThis morning explore the Vatican Museums,*** including the Sistine Chapel where the Pope is elected and where Michelangelo's famous Last Judgment mural is located. End your visit of the Vatican City in St. Peter's Basilica, the world's largest church. Feel the grace around you as you meander along towering marble columns and stand in awe before La PietA, Michelangelo's renowned sculpture. This afternoon, visit the Basilica of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem, another of the seven pilgrimage churches of the Jubilee and where you celebrate Mass.
Day 8RomeEarly this morning attend the weekly Papal audience*** at the Vatican City to receive the blessing given by His Holiness the Pope. The afternoon is yours to do as you wish. You may choose to cross the Holy Door of St. Peter's to seek jubilar absolution if you have not done so yet. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant celebrating the end of a memorable pilgrimage to Italy.
Day 9RomeYour spiritual journey to Rome and Assisi comes to a close. Return home with renewed faith as a Pilgrim of Hope.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
01/09/2025$2,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
01/16/2025$2,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
02/06/2025$2,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/06/2025$2,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/13/2025$2,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/20/2025$2,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/03/2025$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/10/2025$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/01/2025$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/08/2025$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/15/2025$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/22/2025$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/29/2025$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/12/2025$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/03/2025$2,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/10/2025$2,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/17/2025$2,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/24/2025$2,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/31/2025$2,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/21/2025$2,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/11/2025$2,899.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
11/13/2025$2,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
11/20/2025$2,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Hotel St. Martin - Rome, Italy
Disclaimer
* NOTE: Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
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