SERVICES (All Travel Arrangements)

Our Services Include:

 

~Hotel reservations (A first hand, please!)

~Museum reservations

~Licensed guides

~Public & private transfers

~Cooking classes

~Artists & ateliers

~Conference planning

~Ceremonies

Borghese Gallery

 Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Apollo e Daphne, 1623-25

16-Day Group Itinerary (Sample)

Venice
Padua
Ferrara
Bologna
Florence
Pisa
Lucca
Chianti Classico DOCG
Siena
Pitigliano
Rome

Day 1・Venice [D]
~Arrive Marco Polo (VCE) airport; check into Hotel Splendid
~Group dinner

Day 2・Venice [B]
~Study session 1
~Lunch on your own
~Guided visit in synagogues, Jewish Museum and former ghetto
~Evening tour in water taxi
~Dinner on your own

Day 3 ∙ Venice [B]
~Study session 2

~Guided tour in hidden Venice, St. Mark's Square and the Basilica of San Marco
~Lunch on your own
~Guided tour in Doge's Palace
~Dinner on your own

Day 4 ∙ Venice & Padua [B, L]

~Study session 3

~Light lunch in hotel
~Depart Venice; check into hotel in Padua
~Guided visit in Padua’s Jewish Museum, synagogue, and former ghetto
~Overnight in Padua

Day 5 ∙ Padua, Ferrara, & Bologna [B, D]
~Visit the Scrovegni Chapel
~Depart Padua
~Lunch on your own in Ferrara
~Guided tour in former ghetto and synagogues
~Check into hotel; Shabbat group dinner

Day 6 ∙ Bologna [B]
~Study session 4
~On your own
~Unscheduled
~Dinner on your own

Day 7 ∙ Bologna [B]
~Guided tour of synagogue, Jewish Museum, former ghetto, and historic center
~Lunch on your own
~Study Session 5
~Dinner on your own

Day 8 ∙ Bologna & Florence [B]
~Depart Bologna
~Check into hotel in Florence
~Lunch on your own
~Study session 6
~Dinner on your own

Day 9 ∙ Tuesday, October 16 ∙ Florence [B]
~Guided visit in former ghetto, synagogue and Jewish Museum
~Guided visit in the Academy Gallery
~Lunch on your own
~Unscheduled
~Dinner on your own

Day 10 · Florence & Siena [B, L]
~Guided visit in Pza. Signoria and Uffizi Gallery
~Depart Florence
~Lunch
~Guided visit in Siena’s synagogue
~Depart Siena

Day 11 ∙ Florence, Pisa, Lucca
[B]

~Depart Florence
~Guided visit in Pisa’s cemetery and synagogue
~Depart Pisa
~Lunch on your own in Lucca
~At leisure in Lucca
~Depart Lucca
~Dinner on your own

Day 12 · Florence, Pitigliano, & Rome [B, D]
~Depart Florence
~Guided visit in Pitigliano’s synagogue and former ghetto
~On your own
~Depart Pitigliano
~Check into the hotel in Rome
~Shabbat dinner

Day 13 ∙ Saturday, October 20 ∙ Rome [B]
~Study session 7
~Lunch on your own
~Unscheduled
~Optional late afternoon visit to the Borghese Gallery
~Dinner on your own

Day 14 ∙ Rome [B]
~Guided visit in synagogue, Jewish Museum and former ghetto
~Lunch on your own
~Guided visit in Roman Forum and Coliseum
~Dinner on your own

Day 15 ∙ Rome [B, D]
~Guided walking tour in historic center

~Guided visit in Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica
~Group farewell dinner

Day 16 ∙ Tuesday, October 23 ∙ Rome, Return &/or Further Destinations

 

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