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Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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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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Donna Florence Jun 30, 2015 at 09:38 AM

Hello to all going on the Sept 27-Oct 10 trip to Tuscany/Florence. Anyone flying from DC?

Nancy Andriuk Jun 19, 2015 at 05:57 PM

Hello to the group who is going to this Tuscany/Florence trip on Sept 13-26. No news, just saying hello and take care, Nancy

barbara cronin Apr 15, 2015 at 11:43 PM

Shorts acceptable? But why? Then again it probably will be ok - Italians, have a high tolerance for foreigners' fashion foibles EXCEPT when it culturally offends. But do not fear it will immediately be brought to your attention

Paul Tress Apr 13, 2015 at 06:40 AM

Are shorts acceptable?
Ellen Rossi Apr 13, 2015 at 02:19 PM

You should dress comfortably and pack some long pants. Staff in some churches will ask visitors with tank tops or short shorts to don a woven paper poncho. Regarding weather, in some hill towns the temperature can vary widely from midday to evening. Best to check 10 day forecasts on the web.

Sally Richards Apr 07, 2015 at 02:58 PM

I meant 2105. Smiles, Sally

Sally Richards Apr 07, 2015 at 02:58 PM

Hello to all my fellow travelers going to Tuscany on May 3, 2014.
I am flying in a day early, is anyone else doing that? I would love to chat with all that are going. Thanks, Sally
Vicki Mitchell Apr 13, 2015 at 10:21 AM

Hi Sally, Pat and I are on the May 3rd Tuscany trip, too. We love Road Scholar and Italy, so we expect the trip to be excellent. We were in Italy 22 years ago and have been eager to return. After Tuscany, we're taking a back-to-back trip to the Cinque Terra area. We'll be in Florence an extra 2 days at the end, to fill the gap before joining our second group in Pisa. We are retired and live in Albuquerque. Look forward to meeting you!
Sally Richards Apr 13, 2015 at 01:35 PM

Hi Vicki and Pat, I am taking the Cooking in Tuscany and will have 4 days between prgrams. Maybe we can adventure in Florence together on May 16th. I will then be taking the train to Lucca. I live in Lafayette Ca and Italy has been on my bucket list for a long time. I am looking forward to meeting you.

Bob Hardin Apr 02, 2015 at 01:45 PM

Is anyone leaving JFK on Sunday April 19 2015 to Florence and on to Pisa?

David Lucht Oct 14, 2014 at 01:13 PM

Anyone departing Boston October 19 for Tuscany/Florence program (Departing Boston 8:25 p.m., to Munich)
Susan Lane Oct 14, 2014 at 09:57 PM

I'm flying out of Houston, via Colorado What time do you get into Pisa?.

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