Catch a Glimpse of the Pope with Citalia

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If the news of the new Pope Francis has inspired you to visit Rome, then consider a Rome city break or multi-centre holiday with Citalia, the leading Italian specialist for 85 years.

On Wednesday 13 March, the white smoke of the Sistine Chapel was released, announcing to the Catholic Church and the world that the new Pope had been elected. As Rome came to a standstill, Argentina’s Jorge Mario Bergoglio was announced as the new Pope. The Argentinean Jorge Mario Bergoglio is to be called Pope Francis and has promised “A journey of fraternity, of love and trust among us.” Crowds gathered, celebrated and waited for a glimpse of the new Pope at his famous Vatican balcony as he now leads the Roman Catholic Church. The celebrations are thought to continue for a long time as Rome continues to be in the spotlight whilst Pope Francis starts his schedule and takes on his role as the new Pope.

Citalia is offering its customers the chance to visit Rome, see the Vatican and try and get a glimpse of the new Pope. Easter Sunday may well be his next public appearance and Citalia has a three night stay at the Principe Di Piemonte Hotel from £620 per person. This holiday departing 30 March 2013 from London Gatwick is on a bed and breakfast basis and offers the best opportunity to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis.

Citalia customers can also take advantage of another last minute city break to Rome to join in the celebrations. With Citalia, stay three nights at the four star Starhotel Metropole from £579 per person. This holiday departing 25 March 2013 from London Gatwick is on a bed and breakfast basis and includes one free night, a room upgrade (upon arrival and availability), an online discount and a saving of up to £230 per couple.

Take advantage of a Rome break with Citalia this July and August from £299 per person. Stay three nights at the three star Augustea from £299 per person. This holiday departs from London Gatwick on 5 July 2013 and is on a bed and breakfast basis including one free night, 10% early booking discount, an online discount and a saving of up to £143 per couple. Citalia customers can also enjoy a luxurious break in Rome from £425 per person. Stay at the four star Savoy in Rome on a bed and breakfast basis and save up to £307 per couple. Departing 26 August 2013 from London Gatwick, this holiday includes one free night, 10% early booking discount and an online discount.

Visit Rome with Citalia and spend some additional time in Tuscany from £825 per person. Citalia’s exclusive twin-centre holiday includes three nights bed and breakfast in Rome’s Starhotel Metropole Hotel, seven night’s bed and breakfast in the four star Hotel Garden Tuscany, car hire in Tuscany, one free night in both Rome and Tuscany and a guaranteed room upgrade in the Starhotel Metropole. This holiday departing 7 July 2013 from London Gatwick also includes a huge saving of up to £550 per couple.

For more information on Citalia and its great value Rome city breaks call an Italian specialist on 0844 415 1956 or visit their website http://www.citalia.com.

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Mark Cronin
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