Friday, June 8, 2012

Join Germanna faculty, students, alumni on Spring Break 2013 tour of Italy

A group of people from the Germanna community will be traveling to Italy for Spring Break, 2013. The group will be visiting Rome, Florence and Venice seeing the highlights of this beautiful country.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Start Tour •

Day 2 Ciao Venice Meet your Tour Director, travel to Venice & check into hotel Dinner en route to Venice •

Day 3 Venice Landmarks Venice Guided Walking Sightseeing Tour with Whisper headsets St. Mark’s Square, Basilica, Doges’ Palace visit, Glass-blowing demo •

Day 4 Venice--Florence Travel to Florence Verona Tour Director-led Sightseeing Tour Romeo and Juliet balcony, Roman Arena Italian Pizza dinner •

Day 5 Florence Landmarks Florence Guided Walking Sightseeing Tour with Whisper headsets Palazzo Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Chiesa di Santa Croce, Ponte Vecchio, Duomo visit, Leather workshop, Gates of Paradise, Giotto’s Bell Tower, Dante's house Baptistery visit, Leaning Tower Dinner •

Day 6 Florence--Rome Travel to Rome Rome Guided Walking Sightseeing Tour with Whisper headsets Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel visit, St. Peter’s Basilica visit, Colosseum visit, Piazza Venezia, Forum Romanum visit Dinner •

Day 7 Rome Landmarks Rome City Walk Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona Authentic Trattoria Dinner •

Day 8 End Tour

Tour Fee Includes:

Round-trip airfare

6 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms

Full European breakfast daily

Dinner daily

Full-time services of a professional Tour Director

Guided sightseeing tours and city walks as per itinerary

Visits to select attractions as per itinerary

Guided sightseeing tours with high-tech headset as per itinerary

Tour Diary™

Note: On arrival day only dinner is provided; on departure day, only breakfast is provided

This trip has limited availability left so be sure to get in quickly to secure your place! Tour fees will go up on June 26. The tour is being organized and led by Germanna faculty.

Email Prof. Kellie Bradshaw at with questions, and for sign-up information, or go to and enter Bradshaw-9149. This trip is open to students, alumni, staff, faculty, adjuncts, and their families.

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