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Gastronomical Tour of Italy

Term To Study: Summer 2013
Application Deadline: May 07, 2013
Program Starts: May 07, 2013
Program Ends: May 16, 2013
Major 1: Business Administration
Subject 1:
Major 2: Family & Consumer Sciences
Subject 2:
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $3,516
Link 1: EF Tours # 1156557
Program Locations: Bologna, Florence, Milan, Rome, Venice
Contact Phone: 304-876-5318
Contact Name: Dr. Kathleen Corpus
Contact Email:
What is Included: - Roundtrip airfare from a Washington, DC area airport
- Motorcoach transportation
- Double occupancy hotel accomodations with private bath
- Some meals
- Professional Tour Guide

What is not Included: - Fees for obtaining a passport
- Fees for obtaining a visa (if necessary)
- Airline baggage fees and other ancillary fees
- Health & travel insurance
- Some meals
- Personal spending money
Estimated Costs: For participants UNDER the age of 30: $3516
For participants OVER the age of 30: $3756
Program Description

Take a Gastronomical Tour of Italy with the Shepherd Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS)

Day 1: Overnight Flight to Milan
Day 2: Milan
Arrive in Milan
Walking Tour of Milan
Day 3: Milan • Venice
Transfer to Venice
Guided Sightseeing of Venice
Visit the Doges' Palace
Day 4: Venice
Free Time in Venice
Day 5: Venice • Bologna
Transfer to Bologna
Guided Sightseeing of Bologna
Cooking Lesson
Day 6: Bologna • Florence
Transfer to Florence
Guided Sightseeing of Florence
Free Time in Florence
Day 7: Florence
Travel to San Miniato
Visit an Olive Press
Lunch at a Slow Food Restaurant
Day 8: Florence • Rome
Transfer to Rome
Guided Sightseeing of Rome
Day 9: Rome
Free Time in Rome
Cooking Class
Day 10: Depart for home

Quick Facts

Population: 61261254
Capital: Rome
Per-capita GDP: $ 30900
Size: 301340 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 01:00 hour) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

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Travel Warning: NO

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