SOUTHERN ITALY & SICILY With Apulia & The Amalfi Coast
SEPTEMBER 5-19, 2012 LAND ONLY
$4,195 FROM NEW YORK CITY
elight in a special exploration of Italy’s southern climes, from striking Sicily to the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to Apulia, the alluring “boot heel” where a vivid history, unique architecture, distinctive traditions, and bountiful plains join the sun and sea in creating a prized (and crowd-free) region. Explore Italy’s autonomous island region of Sicily, staying in lovely Taormina with excursions to Agrigento and Mt. Etna. Discover Lecce, the “Florence of the South,” and visit Alberobello, whose 400 or so trulli – conical houses with grey-stone roofs – rank as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy a tour of Bari, capital of the Apulia region. Tour the UNESCO site of Pompeii, the city frozen in time by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius and gather for a hands-on Neapolitan cuisine cooking lesson. Travel to the storied Isle of Capri. Embark on a breathtaking drive along the winding cliff-top Amalfi Coast above the glistening Tyrrhenian Sea. Bid “arrivederci” to Italy and fellow travelers at a splendid farewell dinner. Spend 4-days/3-nights in Rome “On Your Own” as an optional post-tour extension.
$4,495 Land and Air FROM FORT MYERS/CHICAGO
$4,795 Land and Air
The Renaissance Academy of FGCU 1010 5th Avenue South Naples, FL 34102
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