ITALY MISSION REUNION TRIP
From LAX: Airfare included
Feb 28 - Mar 9, 2019
tax/fees of $238pp
The time long awaited by all of us has finally arrived! The Rome Temple and Visitor Center will be a beautiful site for 1000’s to see and will bring countless blessings to the land where we have all served!
As we have done in the past to come together for an “All Year Reunion” each April before Conference, we have planned the same joyful event, to happen in ROME March 2019!!!
What a joyful time for all of us to Celebrate! Come join us along with your fellow missionaries for the reunion and Italian tour to remember always!
Features of the tour will include an exclusive visit to the Carrara Marble Quarries where the Christus and twelve apostle’s statues were carved for the Visitor Center, which is also the same quarry of the originals that are now in Copenhagen.
The invitation for this event is NOT PUBLIC, but can be shared to family and friends of the missionaries who served under President Pacini.
Space will be limited, so please book fast!
Hosts for the tour:
Our hosts for the tour are LDS guides living in the areas of Florence and Rome Italy. They are experienced and have access to many treasures and non-traditional places in and around Florence. They love taking our guests off the beaten path - providing a glimpse into the rich experiences that are special to them. They love sharing the magic if Italy with others.
Arrive in Rome and settle in to the Hotel with time to enjoy a nice meal in Rome.
Your first full day in Italy will feature one of the most famous sites in the world and the capital of the Catholic Church. Skip the lines for the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel & St. Peter’s Basilica.
Attend Church in Rome then Travel to Florence. Settle into the hotel and enjoy a nice dinner of your choice.
Florence! Enjoy a delightful day in the enchanting city of Florence, Home of the Renaissance. You will visit the Academia Gallery where the original David statue by Michelangelo is housed. Enjoy the rest of your day exploring, great gelato, shopping and beautiful sites!
Tuscany! The beautiful country side filled with colorful patch worked rolling hills of vineyards and olive groves. Visit beautiful hill town villages of Tuscany such as Sienna, San Gimignano, Pisa and a stop at a farm for local tastings.
Carrara! The World Famous Marble Quarries where many famous pieces of Italy originated, including the David, The Pieta and best of all the Christus & 12 Apostle statues by Bertel Thorvaldson. These statues were also recreated in the same place for the Rome Temple Visitor Center. Take a peek behind the scenes to experience from beginning to end what it takes to create a masterpiece like the David. You will never look at a statue the same!
Arrive back to Rome to see the majestic sites of the Colosseum, Forum and Trevi Fountain. Don’t forget to toss your coin into the fountain to be sure that you will be back to visit again sometime in the future!
Reunite and reminisce the fond memories of your time in Italy as a missionary with those whom you served with! More details regarding the activities and events TBA!
Travel day returning to the US!
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Trip Pricing Details:
PRICING with Air included from LAX:
Cost for each package is $1997 + 238 tax with round-trip airfare included departing from LAX.
Round-trip airfare from LAX to FCO
All ground transportation
Entrance fees for all listed activities
Breakfast each day
Does not include tips, or lunch/dinner meals
Taxes and fees per person (see pricing at the top of the page)
Additional airline charges for luggage, meals and seat assignments. (est $180 pp round trip)
Bus driver and guide tips, estimated at $5 each per day.
Flights to and from LAX. (once you have booked we can help arrange airfare to LAX if you need it)