September 15 – 28, 2015
Join Amy and Wendy of The Material Girls as they travel throughout Italy, exploring the culture and history of the area. This is not a quilting retreat, but is a chance to travel with quilters from across the country who have similar interests. We only have 40 seats available and room options are limited, so register as soon as possible for the best choices.
15 September: Fly from Washington, DC (IAD) to Florence, Italy (arriving 16 September)
16 September: Visit Pisa Square, City Tour of Florence, Welcome Dinner
17 September: Excursion to Siena, with free time to explore
18 September: Cinque Terre, Train, Milan
19 September: City Tour of Milan and Free Time to explore
20 September: City Tour of Verona and on to Venice
21 September: City Tour of Venice and Free Time to explore
22 September: Boat, Train and Bus to Sorrento – Free Time to explore
23 September: Amalfi Coast Day Tour
24 September: Free Day in Sorrento
25 September: Tour of Pompeii and on to Rome
26 September: Vatican Tour and Free Time to explore
27 September: City Tour of Rome and Free Time to explore; Farewell Dinner
28 September: Fly from Rome to Washington, DC (IAD)
Flights from Washington, DC (IAD) to Florence
Flights from Rome to Washington, DC (IAD)
Government air taxes (subject to change until ticketed)
Airline Fuel Surcharge (subject to change)
Transfers between airports, hotels and trains
4-star hotels in city centers
Hotel taxes and fees
Coach, rail and boat transportation between cities
All listed tours and admission tickets
All breakfasts (except arrival date)
Local Italian and English speaking tour escort for entire tour
English speaking tour guides
$5799 per person/double occupancy
$6750 per person/double occupancy
$500 per person due at time of booking
Monthly payment plans are available upon request
Cancellation penalties begin June 1, 2015
Full legal names (from passport) are due July 1, 2015
Must be paid in full by July 1, 2015
*Airfare on Lufthansa is an estimate. Air will be re-quoted in Oct/Nov 2014 to current contract pricing.
*Pricing is estimated based on the travel dates on this itinerary.
*Personal airline luggage fees are not included and are to be paid directly to the airline.
*Guests are responsible for providing tips to drivers, guides, escort, hotel, restaurant, etc.
*Additional tours are available upon request.
*Each guest is responsible for having a passport that does not expire within 6 months of end of travel. A visa is not required, but each guest will receive a stamp and receipt upon entry to Italy and must show this stamp and receipt as they exit Italy.
*The Amalfi tour will be in smaller coaches; a maximum of 30 people per coach. Therefore, the group will be divided into 2 coaches that will travel together.