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Italian Vistas - Double

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This incredible 14 day trip showcases the best of Italy with multiple night stays in Rome, Florence, and Venice. We are arriving one day before the tour begins to rest or explore on your own. After an overnight flight, arrive on Day two in Rome where you will stay the first four nights.  Day three is at leisure with a welcome dinner tonight with your fellow travelers. Day four enjoy a classical Rome City Tour featuring the Piazza Venezia, the Roman Forum, the Circus Maximus, the Colosseum, and the Arch of Constantine. Day five is at leisure. An optional tour is available where you will tour the Magnificent Treasures of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica. Day six travel along the Bay of Naples and see the excavated ruins of Pompeii during a locally guided tour. Continue traveling to the scenic resort town of Sorrento, your home for two nights. Day seven a scenic boat brings you to the Isle of Capri. Explore this lovely area before traveling back to the Sorrento Coast. Days eight and nine travel to Florence, your home for the next two nights. In Florence you will visit Michelangelo’s figure of David as well as a guided tour including the Piazza del Duomo to see the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and the famous Gates of Paradise on the Baptistery of St. John. You also view the Piazza della Signoria with its Palazzo Vecchio. Day ten head toward the coast to the ancient Republic of Pisa, and stop at the Piazza Dei Miracoli along with the leaning tower of Pisa. After lunch at a Tuscan winery, continue on to Venice, your home for two nights. Built on 117 islands, with 150 canals and 400 bridges, Venice is known as one of the most enchanting cities in the world. Day eleven your day begins with a boat trip (weather permitting) to Murano Island for an up-close glass-making demonstration. Return by boat to St. Mark’s Square where it's your choice! Join a local expert on a walking tour featuring the Clock Tower, St. Mark’s Basilica; the Doge’s Palace; and the famous Bridge of Sighs. OR step off the beaten path and explore the Castello Sestiere district with a local expert. This evening (weather permitting) an optional gondola serenade cruise is available. Day twelve depart Venice and drive to Verona, home of the epic love story, Romeo and Juliet. Continue on to the picturesque Italian Lake District and the resort town of Stresa. Day thirteen driving through the beautiful lake district of Italy, you cross into Switzerland and arrive at the lakeside resort of Locarno, which offers excellent shopping opportunities. Tonight you are transported by boat to your farewell dinner on Isola dei Pescatori for a farewell dinner. Day fourteen head for home with memories of a lifetime. An optional 2 night Milan post tour extension is available.
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Class Details

14 Sessions
Weekly - Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu

Yosemite Hall Parking Lot, West Campus

Community Education Host 



Please read:  Cancellation waiver insurance, airfare, hotel accommodations, round trip airport transfers from Modesto, hotel transfers, and 18 meals included. $815 deposit per person due upon registration. Save $200 and book by April 3, 2020.



Registration Closes On
Friday, October 2, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/2/2020 - 10/15/2020 Weekly -Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 9:00 AM - 11:59 PM Modesto, Yosemite Hall Parking Lot, West Campus  Map, Room: Parking Lot 211 Community Education Host