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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. 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.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Barbara Goodman Nov 01, 2015 at 01:09 PM

Leaving soon for the Nov 2015 program. Anyone coming from the Boston area?

Lee Email Subscriber Oct 08, 2015 at 07:01 PM

Is anyone going to the October session? I am going to Florence for a few days and then taking the train to Lucca.

Premium Email Subscriber Jun 23, 2015 at 09:11 AM

Hello Jeff and Suzi. I will be on that trip. Leaving from Boston, however. Really looking forward to it. MY first time in Italy. Judith Pressler, Newburyport MA
barbara cronin Jun 23, 2015 at 09:30 AM

What an AMAZING experience for you. I went on this trip a year ago and still dream about it and to have it be your first time in Italy. I cannot even express how thrilled you will be. Be sure and go to: http://www.lesorelle.toscana.it/
barbara cronin Jun 23, 2015 at 09:32 AM

That's le sorelle right on the main square AMAZING shop - almost as amazing as the view from the pergola outside the school kitchen

Sally Richards Apr 09, 2015 at 09:41 PM

I will be attending this program on May 20, 2015 after my Tuscany and Florence program. I will have 4 days on my own in Lucca, from May 16-20 if anyone wants to get together and explore. Smiles, Sally Richards
Linda Friedman Apr 12, 2015 at 09:29 PM

Looking forward to meeting in Lucca.
barbara cronin Jun 23, 2015 at 09:27 AM

You will LOVE LOVE LOVE Lucca. Be sure and go to the street fair and look for the man whose specialty is ceramic anchovies.

Jeff/Suzi Marger Feb 18, 2015 at 05:31 PM

My wife and I are looking forward to the "Cooking In Tuscany" trip, leaving on 4/30 from JFK. We'd welcome hearing from anyone who will be part of that group-Jeff & Suzi Marger

Linda Friedman Feb 14, 2015 at 05:39 PM

My husband and I will be attending the 5/20 as well. We will be flying Tucson-Dallas-Heathrow-Pisa WHEW!
We will be staying and extra 4 nights in Lucca. Can anyone suggest a day trip from Lucca to any of the nearby wine areas.

Nina Kirkpatrick Feb 13, 2015 at 04:01 PM

Donna Giroux and I are coming to the May 20 program. We are flying from Indianapolis to Chicago to Frankfort to Florence May 15/16. Staying in Florence until taking the train to Lucca on the 20th. After the program, we are going to Como via Milan and then returning to Milan to fly home on June 2. I will be flying direct to Newark. Donna will be flying to Washington and then to Indianapolis. Is there anyone else going to Florence first or Como last?

Jeff/Suzi Marger Dec 11, 2014 at 09:29 AM

Thanks very much to all who replied to my inquiry. Based upon your very positive feed-back, my wife and I have enrolled for the 4/30/15 program, leaving from Kennedy (NY). If anyone else is attending this session, please feel free to make contact. Thanks for everyones' help--Jeff Marger
barbara cronin Dec 11, 2014 at 10:09 AM

Buon viaggio. The poppies should be in bloom! Enjoy the underated charm of Lucca where the food is also fabuloso and the people are warm and gracious!

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