The Vatican Council once again focussed the attention of the world on Rome. Modern air travel puts it within easy reach of everyone and as air fares are so often lowered, air travel becomes economically feasible for more and more people; especially
II you allow for the fact that you have a great many incidentals en route by either coach, train or boat, but hardly any by air.
If you are considering Rome for
next year, why not combine it with, say, Paris? Air France have a Caravelle service which takes only 35 minutes from London to Paris, sensibly, there is not time to do otherwise, meals are not served; after all. it is rather like hopping on a bus from Piccadilly Circus to Hammersmith — except that most likely the bus will take a little longer, especially at this time of the year. You can enjoy a visit to Paris, and all the
excitement that goes with it, for any number of days, and then you can get on to another Caravelle of Air France, and in less than two hours you are in Rome. The price for a flight via Paris, with a stay there, is exactly the same as that for a direct flight to Rome.
If this is to be the Holiday of a Lifetime and you decide to travel first class, or if in any case this is your normal mode of travel, then an Air France Caravelle is living in the lap of luxury. Meals are served to
all passengers between Paris and Rome, but the attention and excel lence of the cuisine supplied to the first class, give you a V.I.P. feeling.
Enquiries regarding travel should be accompanied by a stamped addressed envelope and sent to: Going Away, " Catholic Herald ", 67 Fleet Street, London. E.C.4.