Pope Francis Tour in Buenos Aires with Optional Lujan Basilica Visit
Enjoy a guided tour to see where Pope Francis was born, lived and studied in Buenos Aires. Learn about the educational and religious path made by Jorge Bergoglio before he became Pope Francis.You will visit all of the formative places that shaped his character, from schools to churches. The tour is for people of any age who want to know more about the background of this historical world religious leader. It is offered daily (not just on weekends) and passengers can stop wherever they want to take pictures. The starting hour can be customized.
You can choose between two different options, each with a different duration with the longer option visiting Lujan.
This option has a duration of 3 hours and will take you to all the main places that marked the life of Pope Francis. After hotel pickup, you'll visit San Jose de Flores' Cathedral (in Flores neighborhood) where the Pope decided to be a priest. Then, you'll go to the house where Bergoglio spent his childhood, in the Flores neighborhood. Continue to the square 'Herminia Brumana', where Bergoglio used to play soccer (football) with his friends. Visit to the house where Pope Francis was born and his Primary School. Then, see the institute "Nuestra Señora de la Misericordia", where he began kindergarten and finally visit to the Basilica where Bergoglio was baptized.
This tour has a duration of 7 to 8 hours and it will cover all the places covered by Option 1. In addition to this, you will then head to visit the Basilica de Lujan (Lujan Church) located 75 kilometers from Buenos Aires. The church was built in neo-gothic style and dedicated to Our Lady of Luján, patron saint of Argentina.