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14 Days | 13 Nights
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.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Maria Gladd May 12, 2015 at 04:50 PM

My 13 year old granddaughter and I are on the June 28 departure. We are planning on going to Pisa from Florence the afternoon of Day 8 (free afternoon). If any one is interested in going with us please let me know. I am making reservations for the Tower entrance. I earlier had posted we were going from Rome but after receiving the detailed itinerary decided this would be a better fit.

Jean Benner Mar 28, 2015 at 04:39 PM

My husband and I are looking forward to sharing this trip to Italy (July 18-31, 2015) with two of our granddaughters. We're from central California and are interesting in connecting with others who plan to be on this adventure with us.

Jean Benner Mar 28, 2015 at 04:39 PM

My husband and I are looking forward to sharing this trip to Italy (July 18-31, 2015) with two of our granddaughters. We're from central California and are interesting in connecting with others who plan to be on this adventure with us.

Maria Gladd Feb 02, 2015 at 10:49 PM

Traveling with my 13 year old granddaughter on the June 28 trip. On the final day in Rome, we are planning on taking the train to Pisa then meeting the group in Florence. Would anyone like to join us?
Susan Peterson Apr 01, 2015 at 09:30 AM

That sounds good. I will talk it over with Emily (11 year old granddaughter)!
Maria Gladd Apr 01, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Great! Hope you can make it. Thought when the group goes to lunch, we would break away. We can now to purchase timed entranced tickets to the tower in advance. Hope you and Emil can join us.
Susan Peterson Apr 19, 2015 at 04:52 PM

Emily and I have decided not to go to Pisa with you but, we are looking forward to meeting both of you!

Jane Hense Jan 20, 2015 at 09:14 PM

I am traveling with my 13 year old grandson on the July 4-18 trip. Am looking forward to hearing about other travelers.

Maria Gladd Nov 22, 2014 at 12:01 AM

I heard today that Venice passed a law banning suitcases with wheels. Has anyone else heard this?
Maria Gladd Feb 02, 2015 at 10:45 PM

After an outcry, the mayor announced the law would only impact vendor pushcarts.

Mary Hurley Jul 01, 2014 at 04:01 PM

Hi Sherry,
It's good to hear that we will all be on the July 15 trip. My husband and I and our 13 year old granddaughter are very excited to meet you ,your family and all the others traveling with us.
Sherry Larson Jul 01, 2014 at 04:52 PM

Hi Mary! We are looking forward to meeting you all, as well! Any idea how many others are traveling with us? I tried to locate that information and could not.
Mary Hurley Jul 01, 2014 at 05:28 PM

Hi Sherry,
Mary Hurley Jul 01, 2014 at 05:37 PM

A while ago i caled R.S. to ask about who would be coming - just some numbers. I found out that at that time there were 8 young people signed up with their parents and grandparents. I'm sure there are more now. They had to call me back after researching my question.but were helpful.
Sherry Larson Jul 01, 2014 at 06:13 PM

Thank you for the update! In any event, it will be a wonderful trip!

Sherry Larson Jul 01, 2014 at 03:38 PM

Me, my husband, mother-in-law and 2 sons (17 & 16) will be on the July 15-28th trip. Cannot wait to meet you all!

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