Upcoming Trips

In addition to personalized travel consulting to Italy, I often lead several trips to Italy throughout the year. Here are my planned trips that you are welcome to join!


Trips to Italy


WINE Women's Pilgrimage to Italy, TravelItalyExpert.com

Wine & Shrine: Women’s Pilgrimage to Italy 2019

November 14-23, 2019

Join Teresa Tomeo & Kelly Walquist on a women’s-only pilgrimage to Rome, Assisi, San Giovanni Rotondo, Lanciano, Bari, Matera, and Manoppello! You’ll celebrate Mass at the Basilica St. Francis. Take a walking tour Assisi and see the tomb of St. Clare and the Cross of San Damiano, the cross that spoke to St. Francis. You will see 8th century Eucharistic Miracle of Lanciano, visit San Giovanni Rotondo and the tomb of Padre Pio, and see the Manoppello image, the burial cloth that bears the likeness of the Face of Jesus. This amazing trip will have you tasting wonderful wines and also bring you to visit some of the most stunning churches in Rome and much more. Be sure to throw your coin into the Trevi Fountain! For more information visit CTSCentral.net or call 866-468-1420.


Pilgrimage to Rome, Assisi, Lanciano, & Manopello in Advent 2019, TravelItalyExpert.comPilgrimage to Rome, Assisi, Lanciano, & Manopello in Advent 2019

December 3-12, 2019

Join Steve & Janet Ray of Footprints of God Pilgrimages for a beautiful Advent trip to deeply spiritual sites in Italy. The exceptional itinerary includes infrequently seen amazing sites outside of Rome (the Eucharistic Miracle of Lanciano and the Manopello Facecloth of Christ), two days in medieval Assisi and the highlights of Rome. Don’t miss the guided tour of the Vatican Museums, including the Raphael Rooms and the Sistine Chapel, and so much more. Two amazing guest speakers are arranged. There is even designated time for Christmas shopping. For more information: Visit Footprints of God Pilgrimages, Call 866.468.1420, or Email kripley@ctscentral.net at CTSCentral.net.


Oberammergau Pilgrimage, TravelItalyExpert.comPilgrimage to Oberammergau, Munich, Zurich & Milan

June 16-24, 2020

Experience the world-famous passion play at Oberammergau, Germany. Only performed every ten years, this open-air play has run since 1634 and draws pilgrims from around the world. Join Steve & Janet Ray and Teresa Tomeo on this amazing pilgrimage in June of 2020. Visit the Duomo in Milan, the shrine of St. Gianna Beretta Molla, see stunning churches and cathedrals in Switzerland, Italy and Germany, along with treasured art by Rembrandt and Leonardo da Vinci, among many other amazing experiences. For more information visit Footprints of God Pilgrimages.


Past Trips


Amalfi Marriage Pilgrimage, TravelItalyExpert.comMarriage Retreat to Italy, the Amalfi Coast and Rome

A Marriage Retreat of a Lifetime! Enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the famous Amalfi coast and the Eternal city of Rome while spending true quality time together. Hear encouraging talks by Teresa Tomeo Pastore and Deacon Dominick Pastore, enjoy great food and wine, see some of the most amazing sights in the world, and fall in love again while you grow closer to each other and God.