Umbria * Tuscany * Venice

With WWNO New Orleans Public Radio

October 18-28, 2017

Dear friends, please join WWNO and a like-minded group of curious travelers for a one-of-a-kind, culturally rich, delectable journey to bella Italia. Italy owns an astonishing thirty percent of the world’s cultural heritage. Fine arts, architecture, food, wine and design are some of the best known treasures, but for many, it is the music of Italy’s great composers that they hold most dear. Together we will explore ancient Rome, Tuscany hill towns, sip fine wines and sample mouth-watering cheeses. Our custom journey also includes an in-depth look at a new project intended to protect the city of Venice from flooding.

Expedition Highlights

A splendid Vivaldi concert in a Baroque church in Venice
Behind the scenes in Puccini’s home town of Lucca
A backstage tour of La Fenice Opera House in Venice
Cheese, wine and balsamic vinegar tastings with the producers
Three nights in the ancient hill town of Montecatini
Private tours of the museums of Florence
Excursion to the towering Tuscan hill towns of Lucca & Montepulciano
An in-depth look at MOSE: A new project intended to protect the city of Venice from flooding.
An interesting group of art, food and wine lovers


Trip Facts

11 Days/10 Nights (not including air travel)
*$4,350 per person double occupancy land (20-29 guests)
$995 single supplement
Journey begins in Rome on October 18
Journey ends in Venice on October 28
*Save $250. See brochure for details.
$200 small group comfort charge applied for 12-19 guests.

GROUP AIR:  $995.00 on Delta from New Orleans via JFK airport. Taxes, fees and airport transfers in Italy are included.

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