Rome & Tuscany with KLUV

$2499 Sept 12-19, 2017

$2499

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Rome & Tuscany

Sept 12-19, 2017 (Tues-Tues: 8 days)

Another new nonstop for American Airlines, DFW to Rome.

In the 40+ year history of Sharon Carr Travel, no destination is more requested than Italy.  So, we have the perfect combination; Rome & Tuscany.  You will fall in love with this beautiful country and its people and the weather is beautiful in Sept.!

~ Casey Carr

Pricing

  • Per person based on double/triple occupancy$2499
  • Per person based on single occupancy$2899

*Taxes and fuel surcharges subject to change prior to departure of tour. Any increases will be noted in the final payment invoice.

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  • Roundtrip airfare from DFW/Rome
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel
  • 6-night hotel accommodations
  • Hotel service charges,and taxes
  • 6 breakfasts/3 dinners/1 lunch with cooking class
  • Porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Trafalgar tour guide
  • All personal expenses i.e. telephone, laundry, etc.
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities to guide and drivers
  • Meals other than specified
  • Airline baggage charges

Itinerary

Your Included Sights

Visit the Roman Catacombs, Spanish Steps, the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, St. Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel & the Colosseum | Visit the Tuscan city of Siena & the medieval town of San Gimignano | Visit the renaissance city of Florence

DAY 1 Tuesday, September 12, 2017 – depart DFW – fly overnight
DAY 2 Wednesday, September 13, 2017  – Arrive Rome

Welcome to Rome, capital of Italy. Relax after check-in at your centrally located hotel, or take a leisurely stroll through the city’s ancient streets. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travelers this evening for a traditional pizzeria Welcome Reception. Meals: WR  Overnight Rome

DAY 3 Thursday, September 14, 2017 – Rome City Highlights and Catacombs Visit

After a leisurely start enjoy a walking tour with a Local Specialist through some of the oldest streets in Rome. Visit the famous Spanish Steps immortalized in many Italian movies and the Trevi Fountain where you will stop to toss coins over your shoulder and make a wish to return to Rome. Visit inside the breathtaking Pantheon and marvel at the most preserved and influential building of ancient Rome. See some of the impressive squares and admire the many monuments including Bernini’s Fountain of Four Rivers. Enjoy free time in Piazza Navona for lunch and a gelato. This afternoon leave the city center and visit the ancient catacombs with a Local Specialist for a fascinating insight into Christian history in the city. Meal(s): B   Overnight Rome

DAY 4 Friday, September 15, 2017 – Rome Market Visit & Cooking Experience

Today experience life like a local in this bustling and vibrant capital city. Visit a local food market for a Cultural Insight with your insider host and select delicious local ingredients. Take a walk through the Jewish quarter and try focaccias and other delicious specialties in the neighborhood bakeries. Arrive at Fooxia for a cooking course with a professional chef and learn how to make proper Italian pasta. Enjoy a delicious lunch with typical Italian hospitality. There’s time afterwards to explore the city on your own or simply relax and watch the world go by.  Meal(s):B,L   Overnight Rome

DAY 5 Saturday, September 16, 2017 Rome Sightseeing – Montecatini

This morning your included sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist begins with a visit to St. Peter’s Basilica to see Michelangelo’s magnificent Pietà. St. Peter’s is a place of pilgrimage and is regarded as one of the holiest Catholic shrines. Your tour continues across the Tiber River with views of ancient Roman ruins including the enormous Coliseum. Later enjoy a scenic drive through the Tuscan Hills to the thermal spa resort of Montecatini, the largest and most famous spa town in Italy, your home for the next two nights.  Meal(s): B, D  Overnight Montecatini

DAY 6 Sunday, September 17, 2017 Siena and San Gimignano Excursion

In the well-preserved medieval city of Siena see the Piazza del Campo, scene of the celebrated biannual Palio horse race and the stunning marble Cathedral which dominates the town. Later explore San Gimignano known as the ‘medieval Manhattan’, famed for its ring of towers which can be seen several kilometers from town. Shop for local-produced delicacies and hand-painted Tuscan pottery. Get a good sleep tonight as tomorrow is a very full day and evening. Meal(s): B  Overnight Montecatina

DAY 7 Monday, September 18, 2017 Montecatini – Florence – Rome

Your Local Specialist gives you a fascinating account on the history of Renaissance Florence during your walking tour. View the magnificent Duomo and visit Piazza della Signoria. Perhaps in your free time visit the Ponte Vecchio bridge, one of the city’s most famous landmarks and lined with goldsmiths and jewelers, a legacy of the 16th century decree which mandated that only jewelers and goldsmiths be allowed to ply their trade on the bridge. Visitors will however now also find the odd souvenir shop. Later, return to Rome and join your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Farewell Dinner! Meal(s): B, FD  Overnight Rome

DAY 8 Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Depart Rome

After early breakfast, say, say ‘arrivederci Roma’ as we make our way back to the Rome Airport for the flight home. Meal(s): B

TRAFALGAR TOURS WILL OFFER SOME EXTRA EXCURSIONS FOR PURCHASE UPON ARRIVAL.  We will do our best to get information to you before you depart.  These excursions are strictly optional.

Flights Included

FLIGHT SCHEDULE: TENTATIVE (subject to change before departure)

AA #240              12Sep                       DFW/FCO                  3:05P               9:20A

AA #239              19 Sep                      FCO/DFW                  11:20A             5:00P

Payments & Cancellations

PAYMENTS & CANCELLATIONS:  A $1050  deposit is due with booking.  Final payment is due June 1, 2017.If cancelled before June 1, 2016, a fee of $800 per person is assessed.  If cancelled on or after June 1, 2017, package is non-refundable.

The advertised price represents a 5% discount for payments made by cash or check.  The price is 5% higher for a credit card payment and requires an authorized signature. We accept AX, Visa, MC and DISCOVER.  Legal first and last names must be given as stated on identification. (No nicknames).  Name changes may be made up to 90 days prior to departure for $200 per name changePlease understand that vendors are very strict with regard to cancellation.  No exceptions can be made.  Insurance applications will be provided and is HIGHLY recommended.  If you have any pre existing conditions you must purchase within 14 days of booking.

Fine Print

RESPONSIBILITY:  KLUV Radio/SHARON CARR TRAVEL are not the source or supplier of the travel services included in this package and they act solely as an agent for the actual suppliers of such service and assume no liability for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay, cancellations, vendor bankruptcy, war, insurrection, revolt or other civil uprising, other military actions, strikes or any Act of God occurring in either the country of origin, destination or through passage, or for any reason whatsoever.  The suppliers whose names appear in the information supplied are those who are responsible for providing the travel services purchased.  KLUV Radio/ SHARON CARR TRAVEL will not be held responsible should any of these suppliers fail to provide the travel services purchased. KLUV Radio/ SHARON CARR TRAVEL will not be held responsible for any loss or damage to luggage during the tour.  Also, KLUV Radio /SHARON CARR TRAVEL will not be liable regarding provision of medical care or the adequacy of any care that may be rendered.  Acceptance of the Tour Contract will serve as a Release of Liability and Assumption of Risk Agreement.  This agreement is binding on your heirs, legal representatives and assigns.

AMERICAN AIRLINES AND TRAFALGAR TOURS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE AIR AND LAND SCHEDULES IF NECESSARY.

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