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Lucca • Orvieto • San Gimignano • Siena • Pisa • Rome


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  • 10 Days - THIS PRICE INCLUDES AIRFARE FROM ANYWHERE IN THE U.S.

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Trip Includes

 

  • Flights from anywhere in the United States and flights between countries as per your itinerary. (all necessary flights on your trip are included)
  • Daily Mass will be scheduled.
  • Airport Taxes, Security Fees & Fuel Surcharges Saving you an average of $400-$600!
  • Transfers as per itinerary.
  • 4 or 5 star hotels in downtown areas.
  • Transportation with luxury bus.
  • All breakfasts and all dinners.
  • All tips to driver, hotel, and tour guide. If you feel that the tour guide did a great job, offering them extra tips is greatly appreciated.
  • Guided Tours and Tour Fees ~ Our tour guides are very caring, licensed, and well educated. Many of our guides have their PhD's.
  • Luggage handling (1 suitcase and 1 carry-on per person)
  • Single Supplement (as long as the passengers is willing to room with someone and allows us to provide them with a roommate. If the passenger wants a guaranteed room to of their own, then they have to pay the $900 single supplement)
  • Remember: Our trips are not more expensive during high season ~ Passengers will never be expected to pay extra for anything while on the trip.

Trip Does Not Include

 

  • Lunch
  • Trip Insurance. Work directly with Travel Guard to protect your investment and insure your money. There are different packages to choose from depending on what your travel needs are. Use the above link or the link right below the picture of the Pope on our home page to visit their site.

Steps For Registration

 

  1. Call us (855) 842-8001 or register online with a credit card and pay your $500 deposit per person to save your spot. The $500 deposit is part of the total price of the trip
  2. A $1,000 Airfare Deposit (AD) per person is due one month from the registration. The AD is paid ONLY in the form of Check (personal, money order, or bank check)
  3. The balance is due 4 months before the trip departure date. The balance is paid ONLY in the form of Check (personal, money order, or bank check).

 

  • Mail all checks and correspondence to:

 

Proximo Travel
PO Box 561
Auburn, MA 01501

 

  • NOTE: If you sign up for a trip within 4 months of the departure date, you pay the deposit of $500 with a credit card and the balance is required to be overnighted in the form of a personal check, money order or bank check.

 


Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Depart from USA. Arrival next day.

Day 2: Arrive in Rome, depart for Orvieto. Enjoy an afternoon of a winery tour and wine tasting at Decugnano Dei Barbi. Orvieto is one of the most striking, memorable, and enjoyable hilltowns in central Italy. Less then 90 minutes from Rome, Orvieto sits majestically high above the valley floor atop tufo volcanic stone, overlooking cypress-dotted Umbrian plains. Dinner and overnight in Orvieto.

Day 3: Start around 9 am. On this day we will particiapate in an Italian Cuisine cooking class. You will experience authentic cooking surrounded by nature in Umbria.Taste the favors of regional traditional cuisine and become a real Italian chef for a day. Dinner and overnight in Lucca.

Day 4: Start the day by visiting San Gimignano, known as the Town of Fine Towers, San Gimignano is famous for it's medieval architecture, unique in the preservation of its tower houses, which forms an unforgettable skyline. After touring the town we will relax and enjoy a wine tasting. Dinner and overnight in Lucca.

Day 5: We will spend the day visiting Siena which is likely Italy's loveliest medieval city. Siena's heart is its central piazza known as II Campo, known worldwide for the famous Palio run here, a horse race run around the piazza two times every summer. After discovering the city we will participate in a cooking class and wine tasting. Dinner and overnight in Lucca.

Day 6: On this day we will visit magical Pisa, there is much more to it then the Leaning Tower, and its rich art history: there are loads of hidden places and a fabulous culinary side. Explore the town and enjoy lunch before visiting San Miniato which is a charming village located on top of a hill not far from Pisa. This beautiful place is world famous for its truffles. Here truffles are not just a business but a passion for the local people. San Miniato is a great place not only for truffle tasting but also for truffle hunting experience. Dinner and overnight in Lucca.

Day 7: Lucca is a city on the Serchio River in Italy's Tuscany region. It's known for the well-preserved Renaissance walls encircling its historic city center and its cobblestone streets which are popular for strolling. On this final day in Tuscany we will attend a cooking class and enjoy classic Tuscan cuisine.Dinner and overnight in Lucca.

Day 8:Travel to Rome. This afternoon we will visit the Spanish Steps. This is the place where the Romans hung out. From there we will walk to the Trevi Fountain, and have time for shopping. Followed by a walk to the Pantheon, the oldest functioning building in the world, and then to the great artistic place of Piazza Navona around 4:30pm. Dinner at Piazza Navona and overnight in Rome.

Day 9:On this final day we will visit Santa Maria Della just steps from Piazza Navona- worth stopping by. The Raphael Fresco is beautiful. For lunch we will stop at Pizzaria Da Baffetto. There will be free time in the afternoon for shopping before we depart to the trendy neighborhood on the river Trestavere where we will enjoy our final dinner and wine tasting. Overnight in Rome.

Day 10: Depart Rome for home.

Please note: We do our best to ensure that all sites listed in this itinerary will be seen. However, due to scheduling conflicts, or other circumstances beyond our control, sites may be visited on a different day than listed. If this happens it will also necessitate a change in the restaurant for dinner. However, we will never sacrifice the quality of the meal, all restaurants will meet Proximo Travel's very high standards. Since we have several different trip configurations touring at the same time, it is likely that groups on different tours will be combined when their itineraries overlap in certain areas.

 

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