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San Giovanni Rotondo: Guided Walking Tour

San Giovanni Rotondo: Guided Walking Tour


From US$ 122.25 per group up to 2

Visit the places where the famous friar lived, and discover the history of his life as explained by a professional tour guide. You will gain access to both the old and new churches, and even experience the Saint Room.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Italian, English, French, German, Spanish
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  • Visit the places where the friar lived
  • See the New Church, designed by Renzo Piano
  • Share your experience with other curious travelers
Full description
You will meet with your local tour guide in the Santa Maria delle Grazie Square, from where you will start your walking tour listening to the life and history of Padre Pio. The Friar lived in San Giovanni Rotondo, a city in which he lived for around 50 years. You will visit the New Church, which was designed by the Italian Architect Renzo Piano. You will also encounter the places where Padre Pio lived and prayed, such as the old Church, the Convent, and the Saint room. You will also be presented with the unique opportunity to see the Saint remains. San Giovanni Rotondo is one the main Apulian pilgrimage destinations, but it has a characteristic historic center that you could visit after the walking tour on your own.
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Old Church and New Church entrance fees
  • Entrance to the Saint Room
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Next to the column in the Santa Maria delle Grazie Square, Viale Padre Pio, 5, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo FG, Italy

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • This tour is free for children under the age of 14
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 9 reviews

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La Guía de habla Español, Srta. Claudia, nos enriqueció con su relatos de la vida y obra del Padre Pio, realmente ha sido una gran satisfacción haber tenido su acompañamiento. Posee una gran capacidad histórica, y es una gran creyente y devota de Pio. Fuimos por primera vez al Santuario, e iríamos nuevamente, pues sentimos una gran penetración espiritual dentro de uno mismo, difícil de explicar. Si una experiencia inolvidable, para mi esposa ( también llamada Claudia) y para mí Juan.- Muchas gracias. Y para terceros no pierdan ésta oportunidad de estar abrazando tan cerca al Padre Pio.-

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June 23, 2022


The tour was absolutely amazing

The tour was absolutely amazing!! Renata was wonderful & an expert and conducted our experience in the churches. Wow!!!

May 21, 2019

Una excelente guía Claudia.. Nos tuvo mucha paciencia con la bebé

April 15, 2022


Product ID: 215436