Padre Pio Tour

From EUR 430

Day 1
Departure form Sorrento for San Giovanni Rotondo e pietralcina

Departure hours 7,30 from Sorrento with bus you reach S. Giovanni Rotondo and about 11,30 we have the mess at the church chiesa Inferiore San Pio di Pietralcina.
After the mess we go in the  hotel accommodation and lunch.
In the afternoon, 
visit to the convent of S. Maria delle Grazie, visit to the ancient church, Tomb of Padre Pio, cell,
Crucifix of the stigmata. Compatibly with the visiting hours at the "Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza" hospital
free time to buy souvenirs and personal devotions.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel


Day 2
Hours 8,30  departure for Pietrelcina  after breakfast

We will visit the most famous and bigger church in Italy is the SANTUARIO DI SAN PIO DI PIETRELCINA or Padre Pio’s church. This church have costruito  Renzo Piano.
We go to visit the church of San Leonardo abate where there will be the mess 

After that we will have a lunch 
In the afternoon We will visit padre Pio museum and The apartment where was born padre Pio

And in the end of the day the cappella San francesco a piana romana.


Day 3 
We start at 9,00 we go for visit la Certosa di San Lorenzo di Padula 
Padula Charterhouse, in Italian Certosa di Padula (or Certosa di San Lorenzo di Padula), is a large Carthusian monastery, or charterhouse, located in the town of Padula, in the Cilento National Park, in Southern Italy. It is a World Heritage site.
The monastery is the largest in Italy. Its building history covers 450 years, but the principal parts of the buildings are in Baroque style. It is a very large monastery, comprising 51,500 m² (12.7 acres), with 320 rooms and halls.

Lunch in a nice Agriturismo 

After lunch 

Pertosa Caves
The Pertosa-Auletta caves are unique in all Europe, because of the natural beauty of stalactites and stalagmites, an underground waterfall and furthermore, because of the particular way to visit them, in a boat navigating the underground river "Negro".
The Caves of Pertosa-Auletta, 40 minutes drive from Salerno, are the only speleological site in Europe where you can navigate an underground river, "Negro", moving towards the heart of the mountain. The river offers a boat trip, immersed in a silence, interrupted only by the underground waterfall. 
The personal accompanies to the caverns excavated by nature over millions of years in an unusual journey of over a kilometer, with 400 meters to travel by boat navigating the underground river, reaching the inner waterfall to visit the "Sala del Paradiso". 
The Caves stretch for about three thousand meters in the massif of the Alburni Mountains, in a path rich in concretions, where stalactites and stalagmites decorate each space with different shapes, colors and sizes.


After the visit we come back to sorrento about 19,00

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This tour starts form Sorrento, and go to San Giovanni Rotondo, Pietralcina, and Certosa, then return in Sorrento

Highlights

Visit:
  • San Giovanni Rotondo
  • S. Maria delle Grazie church
  • Padre Pio's Tomb
  • Crucifix of the stigmata
  • Pietralcina
  • Santuario of padre Pio in Pietralcina
  • Certosa Caves 
  • Certosa of San Lorenzo of Padula
What is included:
  • Hotel with Half Board
  • Bus transfer form Sorrento
  • Entrance Tickets

 

Route

  1. Sorrento
  2. San Giovanni Rotondo
  3. Pietralcina
  4. Pertosa
  5. Return in Sorrento