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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
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Marilyn Wallace Jun 14, 2015 at 08:04 PM

I know that the Best of Italy trip (Sept 19 to Oct. 2) is rather far away, however, I just wanted to find out if anybody has signed up for that trip. If so, let's get in touch.
Joanna Sanders Jun 15, 2015 at 03:07 PM

Hi Marilyn, my husband and I are going on the Sept. 19 Best of Italy trip.
Marilyn Wallace Jun 15, 2015 at 10:52 PM

Hi Joanna, Glad that you and your husband are going to Italy. I have been reading everything I can get my hands on. Also collecting images to put in a scrapbook. I am also going to Athens and the Aegean Sea cruise after Venice. I live in Ash Fork, Arizona and thought making the trip to both places was a better deal. I will be flying from Phoenix to Detroit then on to Rome.
Joanna Sanders Jun 17, 2015 at 10:36 AM

Marilyn, it sounds as though you are well prepared! We're flying from Charlotte to Newark to Rome. Look forward to meeting you.

Peter Lisker May 25, 2015 at 04:37 PM

Anyone on Delta 444 to Rome on 5/30 Best of Italy.
Judy Marold May 26, 2015 at 03:11 PM

I am on Delta 444 out of JFK. Is that your flight too?
Peter Lisker May 26, 2015 at 06:54 PM

Yes, my wife Susan and I are on DL444 departing JFK at 7:22pm 5/30.
Judy Marold May 26, 2015 at 07:13 PM

See you at the airport. Love to meet you. I am excited!

Chris Cassidy May 24, 2015 at 04:39 PM

We are going on the May 30 Best of Italy. Arriving in Rome a couple days early, anybody else?

Ed Cloughessy Apr 29, 2015 at 06:02 PM

A new book, The Italians, by John Hooper is a must before traveling to Italy .

Diane Anderson Apr 18, 2015 at 06:39 PM

We will be on the Best of Italy trip beginning on May 2. Hi to everyone going at that time! Diane and Eric Anderson

Conne Rubinstein Apr 15, 2015 at 05:23 PM

We will be on the Best of Italy trip starting April 18th, leaving from Dulles airport. We look forward to meeting the rest of the group. Mark and Conne Rubinstein
Judy Simonson Apr 15, 2015 at 05:36 PM

Hi Conne & Mark. I, too am leaving from Dulles on Sat. United Flt. 42. Hope to catch you before the flight! Judy
Conne Rubinstein Apr 15, 2015 at 05:56 PM

We'll look for you at the gate, Judy. Conne
Dale & Jania Johnson Apr 15, 2015 at 10:46 PM

It'll be great to meet you both. See you in Rome!

Pat Milner Apr 14, 2015 at 02:07 PM

My sister & I are going on the May 23rd trip. Want to meet others going on this trip and advice on things to do, see, eat during free time! Thank you.
Dianne Otterby Apr 21, 2015 at 02:49 PM

Hi Pat: I am Dianne and will be on the May 23 trip too. I do not know who my room mate is yet, so if there is anyone else out there wondering who they are rooming with, it may just be me... I am from San Francisco area and flying out of Los Angeles.

Judy Simonson Apr 07, 2015 at 05:28 PM

Hi. I am going on Best of Italy (alone) on 4/18, too. I will be flying from VA and look forward to meeting the group in Rome!
Dale & Jania Johnson Apr 07, 2015 at 06:03 PM

Looking forward to meeting you too. We're very excited about this trip -- should be great!
Judy Simonson Apr 08, 2015 at 11:36 AM

Thanks Dale and Jania. I, too, am most excited about the trip and have heard wonderful things from the staff about this trip.

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