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Program #18206RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate (Variable by Program Date)
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Itinerary for Oct 12 — Oct 25, 2013

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Day One: Saturday, October 12 - Flights depart from North America.
In Transit: Overnight flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Arrivals in Rome the following day.

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Your hotel in Rome is centrally located near the Piazza della Repubblica, Rome’s Opera House and the Termini train station. The breakfast buffet is served on the top floor with views of the rooftops of Rome and the cupola of St. Peter’s.

Contact info:
Via Principe Amedeo, 4
Rome, NA 00185 Italy
phone: +06.47.86.81
web: www.hoteldianaroma.com

Room amenities: Satellite TV, hair dryer, complimentary toiletries, safe box for valuables, AC/heat with individual controls, and a mini-bar

Facility amenities: Rooftop lounge affords a panoramic view of Rome. In the spacious lobby, meet for conversation, read an international newspaper or use the internet point. Free Wi-Fi for hotel guests; request the access code and password from the personnel at the reception desk.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: varies by season
If you plan to book additional nights at the hotel, contact the hotel’s online reservation system directly www.hoteldianaroma.com. Note on the form that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment. Another option is to reserve through online hotel consolidators such as hotels.com or expedia.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Two: Sunday, October 13 - Orientation and Welcome Reception
Arrive To: Rome airport and clear customs, join others for transfer.

Morning: Transfer to hotel. Check-in time is afternoon. Your room might not be ready for occupancy if you arrive early morning, however, the staff at the reception desk will accept your luggage and place it in the deposit. After which you can explore the area around the hotel.

Lunch: Lunch at the Hotel Diana.

Afternoon: Program overview and orientation, distribution of on-site materials including the detailed and most updated daily schedule. At the Welcome reception a chance to meet your fellow Road Scholars. A brief neighborhood walk to locate ATM's, banks, pharmacies, grocery stores, eateries.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel's rooftop restaurant.

Lodging: Hotel Diana

Meals Included: Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Your hotel in Rome is centrally located near the Piazza della Repubblica, Rome’s Opera House and the Termini train station. The breakfast buffet is served on the top floor with views of the rooftops of Rome and the cupola of St. Peter’s.

Contact info:
Via Principe Amedeo, 4
Rome, NA 00185 Italy
phone: +06.47.86.81
web: www.hoteldianaroma.com

Room amenities: Satellite TV, hair dryer, complimentary toiletries, safe box for valuables, AC/heat with individual controls, and a mini-bar

Facility amenities: Rooftop lounge affords a panoramic view of Rome. In the spacious lobby, meet for conversation, read an international newspaper or use the internet point. Free Wi-Fi for hotel guests; request the access code and password from the personnel at the reception desk.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: varies by season
If you plan to book additional nights at the hotel, contact the hotel’s online reservation system directly www.hoteldianaroma.com. Note on the form that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment. Another option is to reserve through online hotel consolidators such as hotels.com or expedia.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Three: Monday, October 14 - Welcome to Rome / Forum and Colosseum
Note: Steep steps to reach the top level of the Colosseum. An elevator for disabled visitors is available through special request. The walk around the Roman Forum is on uneven paths and original pavement of cobblestone.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Begin to unravel the multiple layers of Roman history through the sharp insight of a local expert, first in the classroom and then on site at the Colosseum.

Lunch: Lunch at a restaurant near the Roman Forum.

Afternoon: Guided visit continues to the Roman Forum. Some free time before dinner to explore the Viminal neighborhood where the hotel is located.

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant.

Lodging: Hotel Diana

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Your hotel in Rome is centrally located near the Piazza della Repubblica, Rome’s Opera House and the Termini train station. The breakfast buffet is served on the top floor with views of the rooftops of Rome and the cupola of St. Peter’s.

Contact info:
Via Principe Amedeo, 4
Rome, NA 00185 Italy
phone: +06.47.86.81
web: www.hoteldianaroma.com

Room amenities: Satellite TV, hair dryer, complimentary toiletries, safe box for valuables, AC/heat with individual controls, and a mini-bar

Facility amenities: Rooftop lounge affords a panoramic view of Rome. In the spacious lobby, meet for conversation, read an international newspaper or use the internet point. Free Wi-Fi for hotel guests; request the access code and password from the personnel at the reception desk.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: varies by season
If you plan to book additional nights at the hotel, contact the hotel’s online reservation system directly www.hoteldianaroma.com. Note on the form that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment. Another option is to reserve through online hotel consolidators such as hotels.com or expedia.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Four: Tuesday, October 15 - St. Peter's Basilica / Piazza Navona / Pantheon ...
Note: Extended standing in St. Peter's Basilica where the pews are reserved for persons attending prayer services. Leisurely walk in the heart of Rome along uneven pavement and cobblestones. Extended standing in the Borghese Gallery, a small manageable museum with very limited benches for visitors.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at the hotel

Morning: Transportation to St. Peter's Basilica for an expert-led visit. Admire Michelangelo's Pieta' and Bernini's Baldacchino, made with bronze removed from the Pantheon. Transfer to Piazza Navona. The local expert leads a walk from the famous and elegant Navona square to the Pantheon.

Lunch: Lunch at Ristorante L'Angoletto Romano, near the Pantheon. Coach back to the hotel.

Afternoon: Coach to the Borghese Gallery, the private pleasure and reception palace of Cardinal Scipio Borghese, an avid art collector and patron of the young Bernini. On display in the Gallery are important paintings by Caravaggio, Raphael, Botticelli and Titian and the emotionally charged sculptures by Bernini, a true evocation of the Baroque. Return to the hotel by coach.

Dinner: Dinner at Ristorante Cotto in the vicinity of the hotel.

Lodging: Hotel Diana

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Your hotel in Rome is centrally located near the Piazza della Repubblica, Rome’s Opera House and the Termini train station. The breakfast buffet is served on the top floor with views of the rooftops of Rome and the cupola of St. Peter’s.

Contact info:
Via Principe Amedeo, 4
Rome, NA 00185 Italy
phone: +06.47.86.81
web: www.hoteldianaroma.com

Room amenities: Satellite TV, hair dryer, complimentary toiletries, safe box for valuables, AC/heat with individual controls, and a mini-bar

Facility amenities: Rooftop lounge affords a panoramic view of Rome. In the spacious lobby, meet for conversation, read an international newspaper or use the internet point. Free Wi-Fi for hotel guests; request the access code and password from the personnel at the reception desk.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: varies by season
If you plan to book additional nights at the hotel, contact the hotel’s online reservation system directly www.hoteldianaroma.com. Note on the form that you are with the Road Scholar group and every effort will be made to ensure continuity of room assignment. Another option is to reserve through online hotel consolidators such as hotels.com or expedia.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Five: Wednesday, October 16 - Spanish Steps / Exclusive off-hours private exper...
Spanish Steps / Exclusive off-hours private expert led visit in the Vatican Museums--the Hall of Maps, Stanze of Raphael and Sistine Chapel

Note: Crowd free walk to the Sistine Chapel along the museum corridors.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Transportation to the Spanish Steps. A local expert leads a Walk of Discovery to the Fountain of Trevi.

Lunch: Lunch on your own.

Afternoon: Free time after lunch.

Dinner: Coach to the Vatican for an early dinner before entering the Vatican Museums.

Evening: Short walk to the Vatican Museums for the highlight of the trip, an exclusive private visit to the Stanze of Raphael and the Sistine Chapel along the long corridors. On-site lecture by an art historian illuminates the masterpieces. Enjoy a crowd-free walk. The appointment is from 6-8 pm. Coach back to the hotel.

Lodging: Hotel Diana

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Beautifully appointed hotel, located between the apse of the Duomo and the Bargello Museum. Convenient to the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia.

Contact info:
Via del Proconsolo 3
Florence, NA 50122 Italy
phone: +39 055-266-271
web: www.albergocavour.it

Room amenities: Individual controls for AC and heat; Wi-Fi; mini-bar; safe; satellite TV with LCD screens; direct dial telephones; heated towel rack; hair dryer and allergy-free cotton sheets. Nicely appointed furniture with desk.

Facility amenities: Marble floors and columns, comfortable lounge, American bar, Wi-Fi, 24 hour desk, roof garden overlooking the Florence skyline offers spectacular views of the Duomo and Palazzo Vecchio. There is a MiniSPA with Turkish bath, aromatherapy and a tea corner; exercise room with the latest equipment such as stationary bikes and treadmill machines.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Six: Thursday, October 17 - Palazzo Massimo / Train to Florence
Note: The visit of the Palazzo Massimo museum will require ascending two flights of stairs from street level. Once inside, there is an elevator to reach the upper floors. Short walk from the hotel to the train station, comfortable ride on the train. Transfer provided to Florence Hotel.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Expert-led visit of some of the masterpieces of Roman art preserved in the National Museum at Palazzo Massimo alle Terme. You will see the frescoes from the dining room walls from the Villa of Livia, wife of the Emperor August Caesar. Other notable bronze pieces are the Seated Boxer and a Doryphoros (Spear Holder.)

Lunch: Lunch at a local cafe.

Afternoon: Transfer to Florence by train. After settling in, a short walk with the group leader gets you familiar with the neighborhood.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Grand Hotel Cavour

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Beautifully appointed hotel, located between the apse of the Duomo and the Bargello Museum. Convenient to the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia.

Contact info:
Via del Proconsolo 3
Florence, NA 50122 Italy
phone: +39 055-266-271
web: www.albergocavour.it

Room amenities: Individual controls for AC and heat; Wi-Fi; mini-bar; safe; satellite TV with LCD screens; direct dial telephones; heated towel rack; hair dryer and allergy-free cotton sheets. Nicely appointed furniture with desk.

Facility amenities: Marble floors and columns, comfortable lounge, American bar, Wi-Fi, 24 hour desk, roof garden overlooking the Florence skyline offers spectacular views of the Duomo and Palazzo Vecchio. There is a MiniSPA with Turkish bath, aromatherapy and a tea corner; exercise room with the latest equipment such as stationary bikes and treadmill machines.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Seven: Friday, October 18 - Welcome to Florence / Bargello Museum / Baptister...
Note: Leisurely walk to the museum. One steep flight of stairs leads to the second floor gallery. Afternoon visit includes climbing a narrow steep and winding stair case (optional) to reach the women's gallery on the upper level.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: In a Welcome to Florence classroom session learn about the city from Roman times, through the Renaissance to today. Short walk to the Bargello Museum where an art historian leads you through the rooms and examines the development of sculpture from antiquity through the Renaissance with special emphasis on the works of Ghiberti, Donatello and Michelangelo. Notable works include Donatello's David and bronzes by Cellini and Giambologna.

Lunch: Lunch at Ristorante Circus in Piazza della Signoria.

Afternoon: Field trip continues to the Baptistery of the Duomo where you will have exclusive access to the 2nd floor women's gallery to experience up close the beautiful 13th C. mosaics depicting scenes from the Bible and the last judgment.

Dinner: Dinner on your own.

Lodging: Grand Hotel Cavour

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Beautifully appointed hotel, located between the apse of the Duomo and the Bargello Museum. Convenient to the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia.

Contact info:
Via del Proconsolo 3
Florence, NA 50122 Italy
phone: +39 055-266-271
web: www.albergocavour.it

Room amenities: Individual controls for AC and heat; Wi-Fi; mini-bar; safe; satellite TV with LCD screens; direct dial telephones; heated towel rack; hair dryer and allergy-free cotton sheets. Nicely appointed furniture with desk.

Facility amenities: Marble floors and columns, comfortable lounge, American bar, Wi-Fi, 24 hour desk, roof garden overlooking the Florence skyline offers spectacular views of the Duomo and Palazzo Vecchio. There is a MiniSPA with Turkish bath, aromatherapy and a tea corner; exercise room with the latest equipment such as stationary bikes and treadmill machines.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Eight: Saturday, October 19 - Renaissance Art / Uffizi Gallery / Accademia
Note: Walk to the Uffizi. Elevator for disabled visitors may be accessible at the museum. There is a long flight of stairs to reach the exhibition rooms of the gallery. Expect some crowding in the museum; it is a popular destination for art afficionados.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at the hotel

Morning: Morning lecture on medieval and Renaissance art in preparation for the visit to the Uffizi Gallery. Short walk to the museum. For the self guided visit of the Uffizi we will enter as a group, but you are free to spend as much time as you wish. This is the most extensive collection of art, tracing the development from Gothic to medieval to Renaissance to Mannerist paintings in the world. You will find many recognizable masterpieces, including DaVinci's Annunciation, Botticelli's Birth of Venus and the Primavera, some Titians, Michelangelo's Holy Family, and a few Caravaggios as well as Artemisia Gentileschi. There is a coffee bar at the end of the second corridor, on top of the Loggia, with a wonderful view of the watch tower and Duomo where you can get a refreshment and rest.

Lunch: Lunch on your own.

Afternoon: Free Afternoon

Dinner: Imagine yourself attending dinner with Napoleon and his sister Pauline Borghese, (you will remember her from Canova's statue in the Galleria Borghese in Rome). Her house was decorated in Imperial style in anticipation of his visit, but he did not make it. Now the Palazzo hosts a Renaissance themed dinner with madrigal singers and musicians, court jester and dancers - all make for a lively entertaining evening.

Lodging: Grand Hotel Cavour

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Beautifully appointed hotel, located between the apse of the Duomo and the Bargello Museum. Convenient to the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia.

Contact info:
Via del Proconsolo 3
Florence, NA 50122 Italy
phone: +39 055-266-271
web: www.albergocavour.it

Room amenities: Individual controls for AC and heat; Wi-Fi; mini-bar; safe; satellite TV with LCD screens; direct dial telephones; heated towel rack; hair dryer and allergy-free cotton sheets. Nicely appointed furniture with desk.

Facility amenities: Marble floors and columns, comfortable lounge, American bar, Wi-Fi, 24 hour desk, roof garden overlooking the Florence skyline offers spectacular views of the Duomo and Palazzo Vecchio. There is a MiniSPA with Turkish bath, aromatherapy and a tea corner; exercise room with the latest equipment such as stationary bikes and treadmill machines.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Nine: Sunday, October 20 - Accademia / The Medici
Note: The main gallery of the Accademia (sculpture collection) is on the ground floor. Stairs to the second floor painting gallery.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Expert-led visit of the Accademia Gallery where the newly restored David by Michelangelo is prominently displayed. Some free time to explore the market of San Lorenzo.

Lunch: Lunch at Ristorante Lorenzo de'Medici near the market of San Lorenzo.

Afternoon: In a classroom session at the hotel learn about the intrigues of the influential Medici family.

Dinner: Dinner on your own.

Lodging: Grand Hotel Cavour

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in the neighborhood of Cannaregio and close to the station of Santa Lucia. The hotel has a terrance and private dock on the Grand Canal.

Contact info:
Lista di Spagna, 146
Cannaregio
Venice, Italy
phone: +39 041 220 4000
web: www.hotelprincipevenice.it

Room amenities: A/C, hair dryer, TV, safe, mini bar

Facility amenities: Restaurant, breakfast buffet, comfortable lounge, internet point

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBD
Contact Trinity College to book additional nights

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Ten: Monday, October 21 - Transfer to Venice / Introduction Venice
Note: High speed train to Venice, minimal walking around Venice.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Train to Venice, short walk to the hotel. Your bags will be delivered by courier.

Lunch: Check-in right after lunch at the hotel.

Afternoon: A local historian presents Welcome to Venice, a lively lecture that points out the origins of the lengthy and wealthy republic whose trade with the East allowed the grandeur still visible today. Neighborhood walk will indicate the location of ATM's, pharmacies, stores and shops.

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant.

Lodging: Hotel Principe

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in the neighborhood of Cannaregio and close to the station of Santa Lucia. The hotel has a terrance and private dock on the Grand Canal.

Contact info:
Lista di Spagna, 146
Cannaregio
Venice, Italy
phone: +39 041 220 4000
web: www.hotelprincipevenice.it

Room amenities: A/C, hair dryer, TV, safe, mini bar

Facility amenities: Restaurant, breakfast buffet, comfortable lounge, internet point

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBD
Contact Trinity College to book additional nights

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Eleven: Tuesday, October 22 - St. Mark's Square: Basilica / Accademia
Note: Leisurely boat taxi ride to S. Mark's Square. The ample square is very often teeming with tourists crowding to see one of the most famous squares in Europe. Continue on foot or ride a boat to the Accademia, climb a few flights of stairs to reach the upper floors of the gallery.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Travel to Piazza S. Marco along Venice's famed Grand Canal on a private taxi boat to avoid crowded vaporetti, or public boats. Notice the patrician palaces, with arches indicating near-Eastern influence. Some of the houses have names based on the prominent mosaic, e.g. Ca' d'Oro, the "Golden House." Mark's Cathedral, built during the 13 C., shows Byzantine influence. There are more than 45,000 sq. ft. of mosaics adorning the church, giving the impression of streets of gold.

Lunch: Lunch at Ristorante San Trovaso.

Afternoon: Walk or ride a boat up the Canal Grande to the Accademia. On-site lecture and visit to the Accademia museum; the paintings are grouped according to period and school. It contains a great collection of art by such notables as Veronese, Veneziano, Bellini, Tintoretto and Giorgione.

Dinner: Dinner on your own.

Lodging: Hotel Principe

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in the neighborhood of Cannaregio and close to the station of Santa Lucia. The hotel has a terrance and private dock on the Grand Canal.

Contact info:
Lista di Spagna, 146
Cannaregio
Venice, Italy
phone: +39 041 220 4000
web: www.hotelprincipevenice.it

Room amenities: A/C, hair dryer, TV, safe, mini bar

Facility amenities: Restaurant, breakfast buffet, comfortable lounge, internet point

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBD
Contact Trinity College to book additional nights

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Twelve: Wednesday, October 23 - Rialto / Ducal Palace / Gondola ride
Note: The walk through the many rooms of the Ducal Palace requires climbing a few flights of stairs. Assistance is offered for boarding and disembarking the gondola.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Expert-led visit of the Gothic church "I Frari" to admire works by Bellini, Titian and Donatello. Note the beautiful sculptures that adorn the large white marble tomb of Canova while the guide explains the meaning of the resting angel, the sleeping lion and slightly open door leading to the imposing pyramid that dominates the funerary monument to the great Neo Classical sculptor.

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon: In St. Mark's Square the guided visit continues to the Ducal Palace, seat of civic and political power. Doges embellished the palace to demonstrate their wealth and importance. There are murals by Tintoretto and Veronese. Later, experience the city from a different point of view as you enjoy a gondola ride along the canals of Venice.

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant.

Lodging: Hotel Principe

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in the neighborhood of Cannaregio and close to the station of Santa Lucia. The hotel has a terrance and private dock on the Grand Canal.

Contact info:
Lista di Spagna, 146
Cannaregio
Venice, Italy
phone: +39 041 220 4000
web: www.hotelprincipevenice.it

Room amenities: A/C, hair dryer, TV, safe, mini bar

Facility amenities: Restaurant, breakfast buffet, comfortable lounge, internet point

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBD
Contact Trinity College to book additional nights

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Thirteen: Thursday, October 24 - Glassmaking demonstration in Murano
Note: Enjoyable boat ride to the island, minimal effort to walk around the town.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Boat ride to the island of Murano for a glassblowing demonstration by master artisans. Some free time to stroll the narrow streets along the canals.

Lunch: Lunch on your own

Afternoon: Free Afternoon. With your vaporetto pass you can easily take the boat from Murano to explore the island of Burano, whose leaning tower rivals that in Pisa. Here you can find Venetian lace and small shops where you can watch the crafters create their handiwork. Or return to the center of town.

Dinner: Farewell dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Hotel Principe

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Fourteen: Friday, October 25 - Departures
Note: Transfer to the airport will be by private taxi boat from the hotel dock. Your bags will be loaded onto and off the boat but at the airport dock there are 3 steps from the boat landing to the road. The walk (along a canopied path) to the terminal takes about 8 minutes. If you have trouble managing your luggage on the flat path you can use an airport cart (euro coin deposit) or engage a shuttle van that provides assistance from the airport dock to the terminal for a small per bag fee.

Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel; continental style for participants with early morning departures.

Morning: Departure transfer to Venice Airport.

Meals Included: Breakfast

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