2021 Fall Historic Rome and Italian Highlights Tour with Ugo Perego

Dates October 15 - 23, 2021
Destination Rome, Italy; Vatican City, Italy; Florence, Italy Pompeii, Italy; United States
Duration 9 days 8 nights
Price From 1,980
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We invite you to discover the history and delights of Rome, The Eternal City, and surrounding regions on our 7 day escorted tour with local Roman host, Ugo Perego.  This tour includes the highlights of Rome, Florence, and Naples (Pompeii) and includes  optional attendance at the newly dedicated Rome Temple for the Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

You will spend all 6 nights in Rome, enjoying the “unpack once” feature while seeing all the major sites we can pack into your tour.  We will visit the Roman Colosseum, the Vatican, and Pantheon, Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain, as well as other special religious sites with the highlight, of course, attending the beautiful new Temple for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

Also, this tour has two special day tours outside Rome.  We will travel north to Florence, considered the “Cradle of the Renaissance”, an art-lovers dream, and your sightseeing highlights such masterpieces as Michelangelo’s David in the Academy of Fine Arts.   We will also enjoy a day in the Naples area seeing the historic Pompeii ruins and enjoy the beautiful scenery of this area that will make a lasting impression on you.

TOUR ID: 9221J15

To Book This Tour, Contact:

Carol Alegre, Tour Manager
Tel: (801) 483-6165
Email Carol

Day 1/2: Friday and Saturday, October 15/16, 2021

Departure from US  - Arrival in Rome

On Friday, we depart our US home cities for an overnight flight to Rome.  We will be greeted at the airport by our local tour director who will introduce us to Rome as we make our way to our hotel. Along the way we will enjoy a panoramic tour of the city, seeing many of the historic sites we will be visiting during our visit.  After check in, you will have some free time to relax from your journeys.  Tonight we will gather together for a welcome dinner at the hotel.

Meals : Dinner, In-flight
Day 3: Sunday. October 17, 2021

LDS Church service with free afternoon

This morning after breakfast we will travel by coach to attend a local Sacrament meeting. 

Optional Tour: For those who would like, your LDS Tour Director will be offering an optional walking tour to several religious sites in Old Rome that relate to the time of the apostles Peter and Paul (Cost 20 Euros approximately for entrance fees).

Meals : Breakfast
Day 4: Monday, October 18, 2021

Ancient Rome tour with Free Afternoon

Today, we will see some of the highlights of this historic city. After we arrive at the Colosseum grounds, we walk underneath the Constantine Arch and then enter the huge arena dating from 79AD. Our next stop is the Roman Forum, where the ancient marketplace seems to jump to life as we stroll through the ruins. Back on the coach, we drive past Circus Maximus and the Baths of Caracalla on our way to the Pantheon, built over 2,000 years ago to honor Caesar Augustus and later converted to a Christian church.  The afternoon is ours to explore the city at our leisure.  The options are endless to maybe revisit one of the many sites that inspired us during our touring or possibly spend the day shopping or trying the many gelato and pizza restaurants the city has to offer. 

Meals : Breakfast
Day 5: Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Day tour to Pompeii & Naples

Today we will take a day trip from Rome to  Pompeii, and discover these sights as we listen to a tale of the ancient volcanic eruption before touring Pompeii’s UNESCO-listed archaeological site to see the ruins and monuments that lay buried for centuries.  Enjoy panoramic views over Naples and enjoy some free time for shopping and lunch.  After some free time, return to Rome for overnight.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 6: Wednesday, October 20, 2021

LDS  Rome Temple  and Afternoon Walking tour of the Old City

This morning we will travel outside the "old city" of Rome to attend the long awaited experience of attending the LDS Rome Temple. We will return to the hotel to change our clothes to continue with a walking tour of the old part of town to see popular and beautiful squares as Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and Piazza Navona. Evening at leisure.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 7: Thursday, October 21, 2021

Full day excursion to Florence

Today we head north to take a break from the bustle of Rome and visit the famous cities of Tuscany on a full-day tour to Florence by speed train. In Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, we will admire artistic masterpieces like Michelangelo’s ‘David’ at the Accademia Gallery and walk beneath Brunelleschi’s famous dome.  It’s a beautiful day as we travel through the picturesque Tuscan countryside to make our way back by train to our hotel in Rome.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8: Friday, October 22, 2021

Vatican with Free afternoon

This morning we tour the Vatican, the world's smallest independent state. Our guide provides an overview of the history of the Vatican Museums, with the highlight of the tour being the Sistine Chapel, where the ceiling is covered with Michelangelo's most famous paintings. As the tour continues, we explore St. Peter's Square, with Bernini's 284 columns, before entering St. Peter's Basilica, the largest church in Christendom. This afternoon we are free to enjoy the city of Rome on our own. Tonight, we will say "Arrivederci" to Italy and share memories of the trip during a farewell dinner at a local restaurant with music entertainment.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 9: Saturday, October 23, 2021

Flights Home

Today you will fly home to the U.S. with memories to last a lifetime. 

TOUR ID: 9221J15

To Book This Tour, Contact:

Carol Alegre, Tour Manager
Tel: (801) 483-6165
Email Carol:  calegre@morrismurdock.com

Meals : Breakfast

Highlights of the Tour:

  • 1 tour-bus experience for the whole tour
  • LDS Tour Director on for the whole trip along with local guides for in depth location detail and history
  • Advance timed entry tickets to attractions included = less time waiting in lines
  • We include all tipping for hotels and restaurants where meals provided


  • Deluxe/Air Conditioned motor coach transportation
  • High speed train to Florence
  • Local Licensed guides & Historians with you experienced LDS Tour Director
  • 7 nights hotel accommodations in Rome in a deluxe hotels
  • Sightseeing tours as outlined on the itinerary
  • Meals as outlined 
  • Entrance fees to all noted locations and museums
  • Transportation & schedule visit to the LDS Rome Temple
  • Audio system headsets throughout tour
  • Digital & Printed Document package

Not Included:

  • International Airfare to Rome round trip
  • Any private sightseeing not included on the itinerary during free time
  • Tour gratuities for bus driver and special LDS Host/Guides 
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance (plans start at $35)
  • Meals not included in tour outline

Optional Pricing:

  • Single $ 2,149.00 for private room - Ask about ** Ask about our Single/Share Program
  • Triple rate some a double, Subject to availability 
  • Cash discount available of $50 per person - applies to final payment 

Payment Terms:

  • $500.00 pp deposit will be due at time of booking
  • Final Payments are due July 15th, 2021

TOUR ID: 9221J15