September 15 – 28, 2015


Amy Henley - Material Girls


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)

Welcome Dinner

Farewell Dinner

Trip/Travel Insurance

Local Italian and English speaking tour escort for entire tour

English speaking tour guides

Exterior of the Leaning tower of Pisa





$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.



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