San Giovanni Rotondo, Province of Foggia, Italy


Live a day to discover the magnificent Sanctuary of Padre Pio and its history

Discover the Saint Pio's Shrine and the Monte Sant'Angelo's Shrine.

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Enjoy a day of relax, tranquility and peace; reach the Sanctuary of San Giovanni Rotondo and that of Monte Sant’Angelo in the Gargano Park in the province of Foggia in a comfortable Minivan guided by a professional driver.

In San Giovanni Rotondo you will visit the Sanctuary dedicated to the most famous Saint of our century, Padre Pio, whose body is kept here.

Take a chance to visit the Shrine of Padre Pio and to see the sites linked to the saint’s life. The shrine is home to two churches, the older Our Lady of Grace Church (Santa Maria delle Grazie) with its stunning wall of mosaics and the new Padre Pio Pilgrimage Church that was designed by the famous Italian architect Renzo Piano.

See the Padre Pio’s tomb and prayer cell inside the Our Lady of Grace Church. Take a stroll to see the Way of the Cross monument on a hill overlooking the church.

The town has several cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy lunch and dinner.

Take a chance to visit in the afternoon also the Sanctuary of San Michele Arcangelo in the nearby Monte Sant’Angelo which is a destination for pilgrims of Christian faithful since the sixth century (from 2011 joined in the Unesco World Heritage Patrimony).

This tour is a symbol of spirituality – perfect for all the devoted who want to visit the places where Saint Padre Pio lived.


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Tour’s Details

Tour type: Transportation based
Duration: 9 hour
Location: Italy, Matera and Apulia
Meet Location: At your Hotel or any other accommodation in Naples and its province, Sorrento or Salerno
End Location: At your Hotel or any other accommodation in Naples and its province, Sorrento or Salerno
Transportation method: Mercedes Minivan
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Maximum number of People: 8
Kid friendly: yes
Friendly: yes
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Tour’s Program

- The driver will pick up you at your hotel or any other accommodation in the city of Naples or in its province, in Salerno or Sorrento.
- Departure for the Apulia
- Drive along pleasant streets and highways
- Arrival at San Giovanni Rotondo
- Visit the Shrine of Saint Padre Pio, the Capuchin convent and the old chapel at the shrine
- View the saint’s body conserved in a glass coffin
- Stop for lunch in a typical Italian restaurant in San Giovanni Rotondo
- After the lunch, arrival in the early afternoon at Monte Sant'Angelo
- Walk through the historic center and visit to the monumental complex of Santa Maria Maggiore, San Pietro and San Giovanni Battista (Tomb of Rotari), an example of the Apulian Romanesque style
- Visit to the Sanctuary of San Michele Arcangelo
- Return at your hotel or any other accommodation in the city of Naples or in its province, in Salerno or Sorrento.
- Driver full day
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport by private vehicle
- All taxes
- Parking, tolls and fuel expenses
- Water service
- Lunch and drinks
- Guide
- Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
- Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult

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