"Romantic Europe"
March 9-19, 2000

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France • Italy

 Program Fee includes:

Round-trip airfare

7 overnight stays
in hotels with private bathrooms; plus 1 night couchette accommodation

Continental breakfast and dinner daily

Full-time bilingual EF Tour Director 

3 sightseeing tours led by licensed local guides

8 visits to special attractions

1 EF walking tour and 2 sightseeing briefings

 Day 1–2 • Flight to Italy
Arrive in Milan on Day 2 and transfer through Romeo and Juliet’s Verona, where you’ll see the Roman Arena, dating back to the first century A.D., and a bronze statue of Juliet standing below the balcony said to be the one where she called to her Romeo. Arrive later in Venice, city of canals and bridges. 

Day 3 • Venice
Your tour of the Floating City begins at St. Mark’s Square. Visit Doges’ Palace and see the Basilica di San Marco, the Grand Canal, the Campanile, the Bridge of Sighs, and the prison where Casanova was jailed. 

Day 4–5 • BolognaFlorence
Stop in Bologna before arriving in Florence, 15th-century Europe’s center of art and culture. On Day 5, opt for a morning excursion to Siena. Later, Giotto’s Bell Tower chimes overhead on your guided walking tour of Renaissance Florence. See the cathedral in the Piazza del Duomo, Ghiberti’s golden Gates of Paradise, and the classical statues of the Piazza della Signoria. 

Day 6 • PisaFrench Riviera
En route to the French Riviera, stop in Pisa to see the Leaning Tower, the adjacent marble cathedral, and the neighboring baptistry. 

Day 7 • French Riviera
Take a spectacular coastal drive along twisting cliffside roads to royal Monaco. Enjoy a guided tour of a perfume factory in Eze, followed by a stroll with your tour director through Nice’s Vieille Ville and down the Promenade des Anglais. Board your night train bound for Paris

Day 8–9 • Paris
Fall in love with the style and elegance of the City of Light on our EF walking tour of Paris. Your tour director shows you the chic Opéra district, the fashion houses of Rue du Faubourg St. Honoré, and the exquisite gardens and sculptures of the Tuileries. Then, explore the Louvre, a vast collection of artistic masterpieces. On Day 9, take in famous views of Paris: the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe, the Conciergerie, les Invalides, the École Militaire, and the Eiffel Tower. Pay a visit to Notre-Dame Cathedral. Later, enjoy free time or join an optional excursion to the estate of Versailles

Day 10 • Departure
Fly home today.

For application, e-mail:  jwager@triton.cc.il.us  |  Department Web Site:  http://www.triton.edu/depts/uc/