Pursuing the Precursor

June 16-26, 2018

Trip Itinerary

June 16-26, 2018

St. John the Baptist/Baptism/Baptismal Fonts

June 16th-18th – Barga
3 nights in Barga at the Villa Moorings Hotel

Sessions on topics including:

  • John the Baptist: background in scripture and tradition
  • Baptism in scripture and tradition
  • John the Baptist in Tuscan art
  • Baptisteries: history, theology, shapes, art, Tuscany & Ravenna background
  • Tour of Barga Duomo & font

June 19th – Day trip to Pisa; travel to Siena
2 nights in Siena at the Palazzo Ravizza Hotel

  • Travel to Pisa
  • Visit Cathedral in Pisa
  • Travel to Siena, and free time in Siena

June 20th – Siena

  • Visit Siena Cathedral/Baptistry/Museum
  • Trip to Abbey of San Galgano (45 minute drive from Siena)

June 21st-22nd – travel to Ravenna; Ravenna
2 nights in Ravenna at the NH Ravenna Hotel

  • Travel to Ravenna
  • Visit to Ravenna baptisteries (Arian, Neonian)
  • Visit to churches (San Vitale, Apollinare Nuovo, Apollinare in Classe)
  • Free Time

June 23rd-26th – travel to Florence; Florence
3 nights in Florence at the Hotel Loggiato dei Serviti

  • Travel to Florence
  • Tour of Florence Baptistery & Cathedral
  • St. John the Baptist Feast Day in Florence with Fireworks
  • Visit to monastery of San Miniato al Monte
  • Optional visit to Duomo Museum

TRIP COST: $4995*
(Double occupancy, includes airfare and all costs)

* Single occupancy for the entire trip is is an additional $400.
Three payments of $1665 due on March 15th, April 15th and
May 15th, 2018

Registration is now closed.

If Registering after April 15th:

  • 1st payment of $1665 due at time of registration (We will confirm with you we have received registration and then payment can be made)
  • 2nd payment of $1665 due by May 1st
  • 3rd and final payment of $1665 due by May 15th

Please feel free to contact us with any questions regarding registrations or payments at [email protected] or 508-240-7090

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