Transport & Accommodation

  • Direct flight from Dublin to Rome with Aer Lingus
  • Transfer on arrival from the airport to your hotel in Assisi with English speaking guide assistance
  • 2 nights' accommodation in the Hotel Frate Sole in Assisi
  • 1 night accommodation in the Hotel San Francesco in Loreto
  • 4 nightss accommodation in the Hotel Parco delle Rose in San Giovanni Rotondo
  • Daily breakfast and dinner served at hotels
  • Transfer to Naples Airport for return flight to Dublin
  • Direct flight from Naples to Dublin with Aer Lingus
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach for all transfers and tours
  • Assistance of Joe Walsh Tours guides and representatives throughout the pilgrimage and at airports

Tours & Religious Programme

  • Full religious programme organised by Joe Walsh Tours
  • Visit to the main sights in Assisi including the Porziuncola Chapel located within the Basilica of St. Mary of Angels, the Basilica of St. Francis - one of the most important places of pilgrimage in Italy - and the burial place of St. Francis
  • Whilst in Loreto, visit the Holy House of Nazareth, which according to tradition is the house in which Our Lady lived at the time of the Annunciation
  • Guided tour of the Capuchin Friary where Padre Pio spent most of his life, the Old and New Churches and the Way of the Cross
  • Visit to Padre Pio's tomb and the English Office
  • Excursion to the Shrine of St. Michael the Archangel in Monte Sant'Angelo
  • Visit to St Matthew’s Monastery in the nearby town of San Marco in Lamis


  • Price per person sharing twin/double rooms with private facilities
  • Prices are inclusive of airline taxes and charges
  • Travel insurance is provided free of charge for eligible persons up to 85 years; an additional insurance premium of €29 is charged to persons from 86 to 94 years
  • Passengers are entitled to check in one standard piece of luggage subject to airline’s conditions
  • Single rooms are on request and supplements apply
  • A non-refundable deposit of €200 is required for booking
  • Meals where not stated and in-flight catering are not included in the price
  • Itinerary may be subject to change; E&OE
  • All bookings protected by the Commission for Aviation Regulation in Ireland (T.O. 052 | T.A. 0689) and the Civil Aviation Authority in the UK (ATOL 5163)