Rome, The Eternal City Tour with LDS Temple Open House

Dates February 2-7, 2019
Destination Rome, Italy; Vatican City, Italy;
Duration 6 days 5 nights
Price From 1,189
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We invite you to come share in the celebration during the open house of the long awaited LDS Temple in Rome in 2019.  Join our tour host, Ugo Perego, director of the Rome LDS Institute for Religion & chair for the BYU-I Pathway program in Rome as he shares the excitement of all Roman Saints during this historic time! 

This tour is a perfect options for those who enjoy traveling with a group of "like minded" people but also enjoy doing their own touring or relaxing during optional free time.   We've included all the not-to-be-missed highlights of Rome such as the Coliseum, the Forum, Trevi Fountain, Parthenon and timed tickets to the Vatican and St Peters as well as the time to visit the temple open house.  

Special airfares are currently available too!  Be sure to check our discounted pricing!

To Book This Tour, Contact:

Carol AlegreTour Manager
Tel: (801) 483-6165
Email Carol:  calegre@morrismurdock.com

Day 1 and 2: Sat & Sun, Feb 2-3rd, 2019

Home City flights - Arrival into Rome

Upon your arrival today at the Rome airport you'll be meet by your tour escort and then board our coach to your hotel in Rome. En route to the hotel enjoy a panoramic orientation tour of the city. Rest of the day is at your leisure to explore the city. 

For those who would like, your LDS guide will be offering an optional walking tour to several religious sites in Old Rome that relate to the time of the apostles Peter and Paul.   Tonight we will enjoy our 1st taste of real Italian food at our private welcome dinner.

Meals : Dinner
Day 3: Mon, Feb 4th, 2019

Rome LDS Temple Visit

After breakfast, board your coach and transfer to the new LDS Temple and enjoy the Open house attendance.   Later in the day you will return to the hotel. Remaining time is at your leisure. 

Meals : Breakfast
Day 4: Tue, Feb 5th, 2019

Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel Tour with Free Afternoon

This morning tour the Vatican, the world's smallest, yet wealthiest independent state. Your guide will start with an overview of the history of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. See the Hall of Tapestries and the Maps Gallery.  The highlight of the tour will be the Sistine Chapel, where the ceiling is covered with Michelangelo's famous paintings of the 'Creation' and 'Last Judgment.'  Then we explore St. Peter's Square, with Bernini's 284 columns, before entering St. Peter's Basilica, the largest church in Christendom. See the many treasures including the golden mosaics of the apse, Bernini's bronze baldachin and the famed 'Pieta' by Michelangelo.  This afternoon you are free to stay and enjoy the museums and St Peters or go off to enjoy the city of Rome.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5: Wed, Feb 6th, 2019

Ancient Rome Tour

Today we visit the famous sites of Ancient Rome.   As we arrive at the Coliseums, walk underneath the Constantine Arch then enter the huge arena dating from 79AD.  Next stop is the Roman Forum, where the ancient market place seems to jump to life as we stroll through the ruins.  Back on the coach, we’ll drive past Circus Maximus and the Baths of Caracella on our way to the Pantheon, which was built over 2,000 years ago to honor Caesar Augustus and later converted to a Christian church.  Stop at Piazza Navona, one of Rome's most beautiful and popular squares with its three fountains.  Tonight a farewell dinner is served at a local restaurant including live music entertainment. Return transfers from hotel are included.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6: Thur, Feb 7th, 2019

Rome - Transfer to your ship or airport


Today you will depart Italy onto home or your next adventure with memories of Rome to last a lifetime.

Meals : Breakfast

Included:

  • Deluxe/Air Conditioned motor coach transportation
  • Local Licensed guides & an experienced LDS Tour Directors
  • 4 nights Hotel accommodations in Rome in a deluxe-4 Star hotels
  • Sightseeing tours as outlined on the itinerary-1/2 day Vatican, full day Rome, LDS Temple open house with Transfers
  • Breakfast daily and 3 included dinners
  • Entrance fees to all noted locations and museums
  • Vox Audio system headsets throughout tour
  • Document package

Not Included:

  • Airfare from your home city to Rome - Great airfare options available, call today!
  • Any private sightseeing not included on the itinerary
  • Tour gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature (e.g. phone calls, room service, internet, etc.)
  • Travel insurance (plans start at $35)
  • Meals not included in tour outline

Optional Pricing:

  • Single Supplement/Private room
  • ** Ask about our Single/Share Program **

Payment Terms:

  • $500.00 pp deposit will be due at time of booking after dates are announced
  • Final Payments are due 90 days before travel