Georgia Homeschooler and Veritas Florida - Italy
On June 7th, you will depart Orlando or Atlanta to begin your European adventure, landing in the timeless city of Florence on June 8th to discover the hidden treasures of this city. Fantastic excursions, cultural encounters, preserved historical sites, delicious foods and wonderful shopping make this trip exciting and rewarding. Bring these memories home with you on June 16th.
SPACE ON THE TOUR IS LIMITED, SO DON’T DELAY! PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION AND $500 DEPOSIT TO EATOURS.COM BY JANUARY 19, 2018 FOR A FREE VISIT TO THE CAPITOLINE MUSEUM IN ROME!!!
June 8 – 10, 2018
Upon your arrival in Florence on June 8th, the evening is yours to enjoy the ambience of this beautiful city. After checking in to your hotel, you will meet with your guide for a tour of the city*, including a visit to Academia*, the first academy of art. Dinner* tonight will conclude your first day in Italy. Begin June 9th with a visit to the Uffizi Museum*. Other highlights this afternoon may include visiting the Medici Chapel, shopping in the straw market and open-air market, visiting a leather factory and strolling across the Ponte-Vecchio to see the gold and silver shops. On June 10th, you will bid farewell to Florence as you travel to Naples by train.
NAPLES & SORRENTO
June 10 – 12, 2018
Upon your arrival to Naples on June 10th, you will enjoy a visit to the Naples Archeological Museum*, the most important archaeological museum in Europe, before continuing to Sorrento for the evening. Dinner will be provided at your hotel after check-in. Dedicate June 11th to sightseeing at leisure with your tour leader. You may optionally wish to visit the Isle of Capri, home to the beautiful blue crystal waters of the Blue Grotto, or simply browse the markets in Sorrento. On June 12th, you will begin your journey to Rome, stopping along the way to visit the archaeological site of Pompeii*, a glimpse into a bygone era. Here, the Roman Empire speaks directly to you through glimpses of ancient everyday life and real people frozen in time since the city’s burial by Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD. Tonight, you will check in to your Rome hotel.
June 12 – 16, 2018
As the “Eternal City” and capital of Italy, twentieth century Rome is a breathtaking mixture of ruins and monuments, fantastic fountains, beautiful piazzas and innumerable museums. On June 13th, you will enjoy a guided city tour* of this Mediterranean capitol, visiting such sights as the Colosseum & Forum*. Later this afternoon, enjoy a guided tour of the Vatican Museums*, home to some of the world’s most ancient and sought-after relics. June 14th is dedicated time to exploring area points of interest with your tour leader. Be sure not to miss Piazza Navona, the Spanish steps or the Pantheon, and don’t forget to toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain to ensure your return to this magnificent city!! You may also wish to visit the Capitoline Museum. On June 15th, you will enjoy exploring the Via Appia Antica, an ancient historic road just outside Rome’s city center. There are also catacombs* set close to this stretch of road which you will visit on today’s journey before enjoying a farewell dinner*. On June 16th, you will bid farewell to the charm of Italy and return home, taking with you fond memories of your incredible journey.
SPECIAL TOUR CONDITIONS: **The tour price, if payments are made by cash or check, is $4,185.00; otherwise, if paying by credit card, the standard non-discounted price is $4,285.00. If you wish to use a credit card for your initial deposit, you will be allowed to pay the remaining payments by check and still receive the discounted tour price. Trip price is based on triple occupancy and includes round trip airfare from Orlando or Atlanta, point-to point transportation between cities while in Europe, all breakfasts and 3 dinners. Additionally, *Entrance fees and/or transportation marked with an asterisk as well as city tours in Florence, Pompeii, and Rome are included in the tour price (Academia, Uffizi Museum, Naples Archaeological Museum, Pompeii Archaeological Site, Colosseum and Forum, Vatican Museums, Catacombs (pending availability). In the unlikely event that EA Tours cancels the tour and is unable to operate a substitute itinerary, the tour cost including the initial deposit is fully refundable. Additional items may be offered optionally, are subject to availability and are not included in the tour price. A guaranteed single room may be available for a supplemental charge of $525.00. A guaranteed twin room may be available for a supplemental charge of $345.00 per person. Included are the estimated applicable governmental international airline ticket taxes, fuel surcharges, security surcharges, and associated fees. If applicable, unforeseen tax increases will be billed on a supplemental invoice. A minimum number of paying participants may be required to operate the tour. A $500.00 non-refundable initial deposit is required to reserve your space on this tour. All tour participants must submit an online application. Please go to “Student/Traveler Sign Up” on the home page at www.EAtours.com. Your tour number is 218158. A second payment of $500.00, will be due no later than 30 days after your initial payment. Final payments are due no later than seventy (70) days before departure. Updated tour details (hotels, day by day itinerary, flights, etc.) are scheduled to be released approximately four weeks prior to departure. Please note: This may not be an officially school sponsored program. Additional tour conditions apply and are listed in the Tour Conditions Section on the Online Application.
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION AND $500.00 DEPOSIT TO WWW.EATOURS.COM BY JANUARY 19, 2018 FOR A FREE VISIT TO THE CAPITOLINE MUSEUM IN ROME!!!