On June 1st, you will depart Tallahassee to spend 10 wonderful days discovering the splendors of Spain and Italy. Fantastic excursions, cultural encounters, historical sites, delicious food and exotic shopping make this trip exciting and rewarding. Bring these amazing memories home with you on June 10th.
SPACE ON THE TOUR IS LIMITED, SO DON’T DELAY! PLEASE RETURN YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION AND $500 DEPOSIT TO EATOURS.COM BY JUNE 15, 2018 AND RECEIVE A FREE ENTRANCE TO THE ROYAL PALACE!
June 2 – 6, 2019
Upon your arrival to Madrid June 2nd, you will enjoy a panoramic city tour* en-route to your hotel. You will be enchanted by such sights as the Buen Retiro Park, Puerta del Sol, Plaza de Espana, Parliament and much more! June 3rd is dedicated to visiting the Prado Museum*, which displays works by Botticelli, Rafael, Rubens, Rembrandt and El Greco. You may also choose to visit the Royal Palace (free to those who submit their application and deposit by the deadline). Decorated to the taste of Charles III, the “Palacio Real” was built in the 18th and 19th century and is the official residence of the Royal family. The afternoon offers area points of interest and shopping for souvenirs with your tour leader, discovering Madrid’s unique history as well as picturesque streets and plazas. You might want to visit some of the famous museums and theaters or look for suede and leather bargains and sample “tapas”. A highlight of your tour will be a Flamenco Show and dinner* this evening. Depart Madrid on June 4th for a full day excursion to Toledo. Here you will enjoy a guided tour of the city*, including the Toledo Cathedral*. This ancient city also features the Church of Santo Tome, the Damascene factory, narrow cobblestone streets and quaint shops.
June 5th, you will travel to Segovia and El Escorial, where you will enjoy the amazing 2,000 year old Roman Aqueduct, Cathedral and Alcázar*, and the Valley of the Fallen*, memorial to the dead of the Spanish Civil War. You will return to Madrid this evening to pack for your flight to Rome on the morning of June 6th.
June 6 – 10, 2019
On June 6th, you will board a plane to Rome to continue your journey. Upon your arrival, a visit is planned to Ostia Antica*, an ancient Roman seaport, en-route to your hotel. Begin June 7th with a guided city tour* including a visit to the Colosseum and Forum*. This afternoon, a guided visit to the Vatican Museums*, including St. Peter’s Basilica* and the Sistine Chapel*, is planned.
A fabulous excursion to Florence is planned for June 8th. You will enjoy a guided tour of the city* including a visit to the Accademia*, home to Michelangelo’s “David”, Santa Maria Novella, the Duomo, and the eight-sided Baptistery. Spend the afternoon sightseeing with your tour leader where you may optionally wish to visit such sites as the Uffizi Gallery, Italy’s greatest art gallery the Bargello Museum, or stroll across the Ponte Vecchio to see the gold and silver shops. Your day in Florence will culminate with a farewell dinner* before returning to Rome this evening. Dedicate June 9th to discovering area points of interest with your tour leader to optional sights such as the Capitoline Museum, churches of the San Pietro in Vincoli, Santa Maria Maggiore, or many others including Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain, and the Spanish Steps .On June 10th, you will board a plane bound for home with souvenirs, memories, and perhaps a photo or two in tow marking the end of your European adventure
SPECIAL TOUR CONDITIONS
SPECIAL TOUR CONDITIONS: **The tour price, if payments are made by cash or check, is $4,450.00; otherwise, if paying by credit card, the standard non-discounted price is $4,550.00. 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 Tallahassee, point-to point transportation between cities while in Europe, all breakfasts and 4 dinners. Additionally, *Entrance fees and/or transportation marked with an asterisk as well as city tours in Florence, and Rome are included in the tour price (Prado Museum, Flamenco Show, Toledo Cathedral, Segovia Cathedral and Alcázar, Valley of the Fallen, Ostia Antica, Colosseum and Forum, Vatican Museums, and Accademia). 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 $405.00. A guaranteed twin room may be available for a supplemental charge of $195.00 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 219151. A second payment of $1,000.00, 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 JUNE 15, 2018 AND RECEIVE A FREE ENTRANCE TO THE ROYAL PALACE