Luxury Mediterranean Cruise and Rome
Plus the Rome Temple Open House
Everyone is invited in during the Open House
A unique opportunity to go inside the new Rome Temple
From LAX: Airfare included
Airline fees: ie: luggage, flight meals, seat assignments are not included and vary by airline.
The international flights arrive in Milan Italy and return back to the USA from Rome.
16 nights Cruise and Tour
(SOLD OUT)- January 26 - February 12, 2019
from $2497.00 ppdo
tax/fees of $343 pp
In the Conference Center, President Thomas S. Monson's announcement of a temple to be constructed in Rome produced wide smiles and an audible gasp of surprise from the congregation during the Saturday Morning Session of the October 2008 General Conference
The long awaited day to see the temple is arriving soon. Come join us for this significant occasion to see the temple and the new Visitors center with the display of the sculptures of the Christus and the twelve apostles carved from the marble of Carrara. The same marble quarry of the originals in Copenhagen and the famous David statue in Florence.
Luxury Ship Rating 4 Stars
Depart from Los Angeles International airport. The international flights are included in the package price for this amazing trip. We will take off Saturday Jan 26, 2019 and arrive the next day in Milan Italy where we will stay the night. The next morning we will transfer to the ship in Genoa Italy. From here we will embark upon a fantastic voyage to many exciting ports. (see itinerary below).
When the ship arrives in Rome we will disembark and we will visit the quarry of Carrara and the sculpturing studio where the Christus and the 12 apostles were created for the temple visitor center. The next day we will bus to Florence, a romantic art filled city. Here we will visit the Academia, home to the "David" and also visit Pisa and the leaning tower of Pisa, Bell Tower and the Baptistry. The next day on Sunday we will visit the Vatican and see the Sistine Chapel along with the the Vatican Museum and St. Peter's Cathedral. before going to our hotel. on Monday we will spend the day at the LDS Rome Temple. We will overnight in Rome and transfer to the Rome airport to travel back to the USA.
Hosts for the post-cruise tour:
Our hosts for the Temple Open House post-tours are LDS guides living in the area of Florence 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.
Interested in going? Let's get started. We'll follow up asap!
Trip Pricing Details:
ALL INCLUSIVE PRICING:
Included Int'l Round Trip Airfare From Los Angeles (LAX)
Transfers: from Airport to Hotel, Rome Touring & transfer to Ship, Ship to Hotel, Hotel to Airport.
Pre cruise and Post cruise hotel accomodations (3 nights post-cruise and 1 night pre-cruise)
Touring as defined in the tour overview
Pre Cruise Touring: Rome, Vatican, St. Peter's Basilica, and LDS Temple open house
Cruise Port Expenses included in rates
LDS Host during 4 day Land Tour
Breakfast daily while on the Land Tour. (Plan on $30 for meals per day while on the 4 days of touring
Taxes and fees of $342.87 per person
Tipping on the ship (est. $15 / day - this is paid on board the ship with your Ship Account.
Shore excursions and incidentals and items of a personal nature
Additional airline charges for luggage, meals and seat assignments. (est $180 pp round trip)
Luggage porterage at the ship (est. $5 per bag)