Rome Ignatian Experience

6-night / 7-day tour following St. Ignatius' footsteps in through Rome in 1523

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Rome, Italy

Suitable for athletics


7 days / 6 nights


This is a SAMPLE ITINERARY that can be customized to your needs

  • Departure from local international airport.
  • Arrive in Rome
  • Meet and greet VARSITY Tour Coordinator at the airport
  • City tour:
    • Visit San Sebastian Door passed by St. Ignatius upon his arrival in 1523
    • Visit Fontana di Trevi and Spanish Steps
  • Return to hotel
  • Group dinner
  • Night in Rome
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Guided Tour with lunch
    • Basilica de Letran (Largest church in Rome) – where on christmas 1538 St. Ignatius celebrated his first mass
    • Church of San Andrea Quirinale – built in the place of the first Jesuit Novice
    • Attend mass if available
  • Free afternoon to explore city
  • Optional: Social Service Activity
  • Night in Rome
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Ancient Rome Private Tour: Roman Colosseum, Necropolis, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
  • Group lunch
  • Free afternoon
  • Night in Rome
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Vatican City Private Tour:
    • St. Peter’s Basilica
    • Sistine Chapel
    • St. Peter’s Square
    • Vatican Museum
  • Group lunch
  • Free afternoon
  • Night in Rome

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Tour of Roman Jesuit places:
    • Capitoline Hill
    • Staircase of Michelangelo
    • Church of Jesus- the Mother Church of the Order of Jesuits
  • Group lunch
  • Bus to La Storta
  • Visit Chapel of Stortewhere St. Ignatius stopped to pray on his way to Rome and received a mysterious vision of Christ and the Father
  • Hike the Ignaciano Road- enter the city walking through People’s Gate as St. Ignatius did in 1537
  • Free night in Rome
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Free full day to enjoy final day in Rome
  • *Optional activities available*
  • Night in Rome
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Check out
  • Bus transfer to Roma Fiumicino International Airport

price includes

  • 6 nights of accommodation in Rome
  • Daily breakfast at your accommodation
  • Private bus transportation as per itinerary
  • All tours mentioned in itinerary 
  • Group meals (lunch or dinner according to itinerary)
  • 24/7 on site Varsity Tour Coordinator

price does not include

  • Airfare (available upon request)
  • Traveler / trip cancellation insurance
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, internet access, phone calls
  • Meals not listed on the itinerary
  • Tickets to professional soccer matches or to local museums / attractions
  • Activities mentioned as “optional”

(*) Conditions apply. Check with us for details.

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