Pink Ribbon Italy Trip

Benefiting Susan G. Komen® May 19 – 29, 2017 11 days from $3,699* per person

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You're invited on a unique philanthropic trip to explore the best of Italy's culture, traditions and people, and participate in the world's largest Susan G. Komen Italia Race for the Cure® in Rome. 

For each seat filled from the United States for this limited, special-edition trip from 05/19/17 to 05/29/17, Trafalgar will donate $1,000 to Susan G. Komen®.**

“Breast cancer is a disease that touches us all. At Trafalgar, we believe in supporting initiatives that directly benefit the world and communities that we live in, and the fight against breast cancer is close to our hearts. That’s why we’ve created this special trip for you to lend your support joining the world’s largest Race for the Cure® and discover Italy’s most amazing destinations. I hope to see you along the way." 
Gavin Tollman, Trafalgar CEO

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Trip itinerary

May 19 – 29, 2017
11 days from $3,699
Trafalgar will donate $1,000 per guest to Susan G. Komen®**

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Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flight to arrive on or before Day 1.


Day 1: Friday, May 19, 2017 - Arrive Rome (3 nights)

Welcome to Rome, Italy’s beautiful capital. Rome Airport Transfers operate at 9:30 am, 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm. On arrival you’ll have time to relax after your journey before meeting your Travel Director and companions this evening for a Welcome Reception, where you’ll hear details about your exciting trip. Later, discover the beauty of Rome during an evening orientation drive and enjoy the atmosphere of buzzing Piazza Navona, where you’ll indulge in a delicious gelato.

Meal: Welcome Reception
Hotel: A. Roma Lifestyle Hotel

Day 2: Saturday, May 20, 2017 - Vatican City & Free Time

Today you’ll discover Vatican City during a private sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. You’ll also visit the awe-inspiring St Peter’s Basilica to view Michelangelo’s Pietà, before discovering ancient Rome as you view the Forum and the mighty Colosseum. The rest of the day is at your leisure. We recommend you visit The Race Village set up by Susan G. Komen® Italia. Located at the famous Circo Massimo, the ancient Roman chariot racing stadium, you can attend educational workshops promoting a healthy lifestyle, stop by different interactive sponsor expos and much more.

Meal: Buffet Breakfast

Day 3: Sunday, May 21, 2017 - Race for the Cure®

Today you’ll be welcomed as VIPs to the Susan G. Komen Italia Race for the Cure®. Here you can take part in a 2km fitness walk or a 5km competitive run — the largest in the world — and see the survivors celebration and the awards ceremony, as well as enjoying entertainment throughout the day.

Meal: Buffet Breakfast

Day 4: Monday, May 22, 2017 - Rome – Greve – San Gimignano (3 nights)

Today you’ll enjoy a drive through Lazio and the provinces of Umbria and Tuscany, to the charming town of Greve. Here you’ll visit a wine and olive oil outlet and taste excellent Chianti and extra virgin olive oils. Greve’s main square has some of the finest food shops in Europe — don’t forget to try the local produce, especially the salami. Later, we’ll travel through picturesque scenery to your beautiful historic hotel in a little village near San Gimignano. Tonight, enjoy a special Be My Guest dinner with wine in a family-owned vineyard overlooking the rolling Tuscan Hills.

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest
Hotel: Villa San Paolo Hotel San Gimignano

Day 5: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - Florence Sightseeing

Today your Local Specialist will take you on a walking tour to the Accademia to see Michelangelo’s famous statue of David. Together you’ll visit Piazza della Signoria and later view the colored marble Duomo. This evening, over a glass of wine, enjoy a short talk from your Travel Director on the basic principles of Italian cuisine and learn a few words of Italian in preparation for your shopping and cooking day tomorrow.

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Day 6: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - Tuscan Lifestyle Experience

Begin the day at a market in Florence, where you’ll gain a Cultural Insight into Italian cuisine with our favorite chef. Learn to select the freshest produce, before returning to his restaurant where you’ll prepare a traditional Regional Meal together. Later, you’ll visit the outlet mall where you can shop for designer goods.

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Regional Meal

Day 7: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - San Gimignano – Pisa – Italian Riviera (2 nights)

This morning we’ll stop in Pisa where you’ll view the amazing Leaning Tower and the majestic cathedral and baptistery in the Square of Miracles. Afterwards, we’ll travel to our hotel on the Italian Riviera where you’ll enjoy free time to explore the harbor and picturesque waterfront

Meal: Buffet Breakfast
Hotel: Hotel Vis A Vis

Day 8: Friday, May 26, 2017 - Italian Riviera – Full Day Cinque Terre Excursion – Portofino

Today you’ll enjoy a full day excursion to see the Cinque Terre—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This magnificent coastline can only be reached by boat or train from La Spezia. You’ll visit two of the five picturesque fishing villages with your Local Specialist, before enjoying free time in the fishing town of Portofino with its colorful houses and celebrity visitors.

Meal: Buffet Breakfast

Day 9: Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Italian Riviera – Verona – Venice (2 nights)

Today you’ll enjoy a scenic drive to Verona, where Shakespeare based his most famous play, to view Juliet’s balcony and see the 2,000 year old Roman arena, still in use today. Later we’ll continue across the Veneto plains to the magical city of Venice.

Meal: Buffet Breakfast
Hotel: Grand Albergo Ausonia and Hungaria Hotel Venice

Day 10: Sunday, May 28, 2017 - Venice Orientation Tour & Free Time

You’ll view the Doge’s Palace and the Byzantine Basilica on your private launch to St Mark’s Square. We’ll also stop at Giudecca Island to visit a traditional glassblowing workshop for a Cultural Insight into this ancient art form, before free time to spend as you wish. Relax, shop for souvenirs or take an Optional Experience to one of the islands in the lagoon, before joining us for a delicious Farewell Dinner.

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 11: Monday, May 29, 2017 - Depart Venice

Today say farewell to your newfound friends at the end of your memorable Italian trip. Airport Transfers are available.

Meal: Buffet Breakfast

Seats are limited and expected to sell out quickly

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Terms and Conditions

Booking Deposit and Final Payment: A non-refundable deposit of US$200 per person is due within 7 days of booking. Full balance is due no later than 70 days prior to departure. For bookings made within 69 days of departure full payment is due within 48 hours. No surcharges in regards to cost or currency fluctuations will be made once deposit is received. This guarantee excludes fuel surcharges and does not apply to any taxes, charges or levies imposed by any government or their agencies. Discounts are not applicable on trips benefiting charities; see inside for details.

Fares: Quoted in US Dollars, and include transport, entrance fees and meals as per itinerary, plus services of a driver and Travel Director. (This trip EXCLUDES airfares)

Accommodations: Hotel accommodations include twin-bedded rooms with private facilities, all hotel service charges, baggage handling fees and local taxes. Single rooms are available on request basis and a single supplement applies.

Cancellation Penalties Apply:
• For cancellations over 70 days prior to departure date = Loss of deposit
• For cancellations 69 - 22 days prior to departure date = 25% of total price
• For cancellations 21 - 8 days prior to departure date = 30% of total price
• For cancellations 7 - 1 days prior to departure date = 50% of total price
• For cancellations day of departure / no show = 100% of total price

Further cancellation fees may apply.

Itinerary Changes and Trip Cancellation: Trafalgar reserves the right to vary itineraries should circumstances dictate as well as cancel or reschedule any trip departure. The advertised trip requires minimum numbers to depart, should these not be met Trafalgar reserves the right to alter or cancel arrangements. If cancellation is made by Trafalgar any time prior to departure date of the guided vacation except when you failed to pay the final balance on time, Trafalgar will either refund the amount received for the guided vacation booking, or offer a comparable vacation if available. Trafalgar will refund any difference in price if the alternative is of a lower price however, the Guest will be responsible for additional costs if the alternative is priced higher. Trafalgar is not responsible for other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations and is not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on other travel arrangements including air tickets. Hotels listed on itinerary are confirmed, subject to change for reasons beyond Trafalgar’s control.

Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that guests purchase travel insurance.

Passports and Visas: It is the responsibility of each individual passenger to have a valid passport and necessary visas, as well as to comply with entry, health or other requirements for the counties visited.

Triple Room Reduction, and Single Supplement: A triple room reduction of US$169 per person is available - triple rooms are based on existing bedding and may not be comfortable for three adults sharing one room. The supplement for a single room is US$755.

While information is correct at time of printing, trips are subject to change. Other booking conditions apply; please contact your Travel Agent or Trafalgar, or visit www.trafalgar.com. CST#2077132-20. For booking and inquiries, please contact Trafalgar.

**From July 15, 2016 to May 19, 2017, Trafalgar will donate to Susan G. Komen $1,000 for each charity Italy trip sold in the United States so long as a minimum of 20 seats are sold.

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