FUN HAPPENINGS TRAVEL PRESENTS A TRIP OF A LIFETIME- A 17-DAY GRAND TOUR OF NORTHERN & SOUTHERN ITALY WITH AN ANDREA BOCELLI CONCERT IN TUSCANY!
- Depart Tuesday July 16th – Return Friday August 2nd 2019 [17 Days]
*** NOTE- The above dates are Correct- Ending on Aug. 2nd [Meetup does not allow events greater than 2 weeks]
- Tour is Limited to 16 Persons!
- COST: $4800 [Land Pkg] + $1285 Air from Newark EWR
Join Fun Happenings Travel Group for an Amazing “Once in a Lifetime” opportunity to experience the food, wine, history, and art of both Northern & Southern Italy, for 17 days / 16 nights, as we visit the Northern Lake Region, Switzerland, Florence, Cinque Terre, Tuscany, Rome and the Amalfi Coast! BUT WAIT… THERE'S MORE! We are also attending the Famed Teatro del Silenzio Andrea Bocelli Concert in an outdoor Tuscan amphitheater in Bocelli's hometown! This Grand Tour of Italy, is limited to only 16 spots and is expected to sell out quickly. *** This Tour is a combination of both Fun Happenings' Northern & Southern Tours.
Get ready for a Tour of Italy like never before! This tour is not your average cookie-cutter tour purchased from an American Tour company, as our tour is customized exclusively for Fun Happenings Travel Group by an Italian tour company and includes unique and memorable life-changing experiences!
Most Everything is Included in our fully Escorted Tour: 70% of meals, 95% of excursions except 2-3 optional excursions (planned during free time), private coach transportation and a dedicated local guide at our disposal during entire trip. Each hotel has been carefully hand selected, based on the location, quality of service and ambiance, providing an authentic "Italian Hospitality Experience!"
Our group will fully immerse ourselves in the Italian Food, Culture & Art... and Experience a side of Italy, like never before, as we:
1. Visit Milan and its cathedral- one of the world’s largest!
2. Visit the Swiss Alpine Town of Locarno for the day, as we take a scenic train ride across the Swiss Alps!
3. Tour and taste wines from 3 prominent wineries in the Chianti, Tuscany and Campania wine regions and meet the winemakers.
4. Explore the most charming & quaint towns in Tuscany Italy- San Gimignano, Siena and Montepulciano Italy!
5. Visit the Famed Italian Riviera and Cinque Terre by boat and experience some of the most scenic seaside villages in all of Europe!
6. Explore Florence and its famous Renaissance masterpieces as we spend 4 nights here.
7. Attend an Andrea Bocelli concert in an outdoor amphitheater in the Tuscan countryside.
8. Have the option to explore Venice for the day by High Speed Bullet train from Florence.
10. Visit the Vatican on Sunday July 28th and join Pope Francis for his “Papal Blessing” at St. Peter’s Square.
11. Explore the most charming & quaint villages in Southern Italy- Positano & the town of Amalfi!
12. Visit the Isle of Capri and explore the Famous “Blue Grotto” and the quaint villages on the island.
Our group will fly to Milan on Tuesday, July 16th... Once in Milan on July 17th, we will make our way by private coach to the Northern Lake region for 3 days, where we will stay in a Palatial Grand Hotel overlooking Lake Maggiore. We spend two full days touring the Borromean Islands and even cross the Swiss Border by train for the day and visit the Alpine village of Locarno.
We then move to Florence for 4 nights in the city’s Historical Center, where we will take two day excursions from Florence to visit Italy’s famed Cinque Terre and an optional day in Venice. After Florence, we travel a short distance to the Tuscan countryside and spend 3 nights in a palatial 31 bedroom Tuscan Villa outside of Siena. We will immerse ourselves into the local culture, food & music of this region- as we visit two wineries, visit the quaint towns of San Gimignano and Siena and see Andrea Bocelli Live in concert at his hometown amphitheater in nearby Tuscan town of Ljatico.
After Tuscany, we will make our way by private coach to Rome, where we will spend 2 Days exploring the beauty, history and Famous Landmarks of this beautiful city! We will see Pope Francis in person, give his "Papal Blessing" on Sunday morning at St. Peter's Square and you will have the opportunity to attend mass at St. Peter's Basilica this morning as well.
After 2 Amazing Days in Rome, we will head to one of Italy's most beautiful regions, the Magnificent Amalfi Coast, where we will spend 4 nights in the charming city of Sorrento. We will use Sorrento as our home base while touring the Amalfi Coast for 5 days, while visiting the Isle of Capri, the Amalfi Coastline, Positano, Mt. Vesuvius and the Pompeii ruins.
Land Only Price: $[masked] (If paid by check)
Round Trip Airfare from Newark EWR: $[masked] (Both Non-stop Flights)
Single Supplement: $[masked]
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN OUR AMAZING NORTHERN & SOUTHERN ITALY TOUR WITH ANDREA BOCELLI CONCERT:
• 4-star Superior Hotels for 16 Nights (Stresa: 3 Nights, Florence: 4 Nights, Siena/Tuscany: 3 nights; Rome: 2 nights; Sorrento/Amalfi Coast: 4 nights)
• 27 Meals Included (16 Breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners, and 3 wine tastings)
• Daily Guided Excursions as per our itinerary (2-3 optional activities offered during free time)
• Private Local Tour Guide for our group throughout duration of trip
• Deluxe Private Coach Transportation throughout 11 Day Tour
• Ticket to the Sold Out Andrea Bocelli concert on July 25th at Teatro del Silenzio, an open air amphitheater, located in Bocelli‘s hometown- Lajatico, Tuscany.
• Enjoy a Special Post-Concert Dinner at unique venue, near Lajatico.
• “Whisper Technology” Headsets on guided tours throughout 11 Day Tour
• Baggage porterage on airport and hotel transfers
• All VAT and local service taxes, city taxes
DETAILED NORTHERN & SOUTHERN ITALY ITINERARY
WITH ANDREA BOCELLI CONCERT [Click on Link Below]
OUR NORTHERN & SOUTHERN ITALY ITINERARY HOTELS:
Stresa / Lake Maggiore: Grand Hotel Bristol (4 star Superior Hotel):
July 17th – 20th; 3 nights
Florence: Hotel Ambasciatori (4 star Superior Centrally located Hotel):
July 20th – 24th; 4 nights
Historical Florence city center
Siena / Tuscany Hotel: Villa Scacciapensieri – 4 ½ Star Superior Hotel
July 24 – 27; 3 nights
TripAdvisor Reviews: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-d239518?m=19907
Rome: Hotel: Hotel Quirinale
July 27 – 29; 2 nights
TripAdvisor Reviews: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-d205121?m=55593
Sorrento: Grand Hotel Vesuvio; 4 star Sea View Hotel
Dates of Stay: July 29 – Aug. 2nd; 4 nights
PAYMENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR SOUTHERN ITALY TOUR WITH ANDREA BOCELLI CONCERT:
Our 17 Day / 16 Night Grand Tour of Northern & Southern Italy is priced at $4800 [$1550 Added to Southern Italy Tour] for the 17 Day Land Package + $1285 for International Air from Newark EWR Airport [Fly into Milan Non-Stop / Return from Naples Non-stop]. You have the option to Pay for the Trip in Full by Check or Credit Card or Choose 5 Recurring Automatic Monthly Payments on PayPal.
The Trip begins from NEWARK EWR AIRPORT on Tuesday, July 16th 2019 departing at 6:35PM on Non-stop United Flight #19. [Please arrive to EWR 3-4 hours before International Departure] Each person is responsible for meeting the group at NEWARK EWR International Airport, as the trip begins here.
THERE ARE 4 WAYS TO PAY FOR THIS TRIP:
1.) Pay in Full by Check ($4800 + $1285 Int'l Air) = TOTAL $[masked]
2.) Pay in Full by PayPal Or Credit Card ($4800 Land Pkg. + $1285 Int'l Air + $185.00 cc fees) = TOTAL $[masked]
3.) Pay in 5 Installment Payments over 5 months (5 Payments of $[masked])- Totaling $[masked]. [Note: Recurring Payments must begin by Feb. 15th or until Trip sells out]
4.) Land Only Package $4800 (by check) or $4944 (PayPal or Credit Card) and Purchase your own Air and Meet us in Milan MXP or Stresa on July 17th 2019 [Note: Transfers are not included unless you arrive before group flights]
1.] PAY IN FULL BY CHECK...$[masked] ($4800 Land Package + $1285 for Int’l Air -per person / Based on DBL Occupancy - If paid in Full by Check (Single room is additional- See Single Supplement below)
MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO FUN HAPPENINGS AND MAIL TO:
PO Box 322
Brentwood TN 37024
2.] PAY IN FULL OF AIR/LAND PACKAGE BY PAYPAL/CREDIT CARD: TOTAL $[masked] ($4800 Land Pkg + $1285 Int'l Air + $185.00 cc fees)
NORTHERN & SOUTHERN ITALY TOUR PAYMENT IN FULL PAYPAL LINK ($[masked]):
3.] PAY WITH 5 RECURRING PAYMENTS ON PAYPAL FOR NORTHERN & SOUTHERN ITALY LAND AND AIR PKG- TOTALING $[masked] (5 Recurring Payments of $1254)
A.) $[masked] Due Now (1st Payment Due Before Feb 15 or until Trip is Full)
B.) $[masked] Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Auto PayPal Payment)
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D.) $[masked] Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Auto PayPal Payment)
E.) $[masked] Final Auto Payment- Must be paid by July[masked]. You may be required to make 2 payments at end to meet payment deadline.
** PAYPAL LINK FOR 5 RECURRING AUTOMATIC PAYMENTS OF $[masked] (Totaling $[masked]):
4.] LAND ONLY PACKAGE FOR NORTHERN & SOUTHERN ITALY $4800 (If Check) or $[masked] (PayPal or Credit Card) and Purchase your own Air:
PAYPAL LINK FOR LAND ONLY NORTHERN & SOUTHERN ITALY PACKAGE ($[masked]):
SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT $[masked] [For all 16 Nights]
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TO JOIN THIS AMAZING TRIP - PLEASE COMPLETE THESE 4 EASY STEPS!
1.) Make either 1st Payment on PayPal or Full Payment by check [Partial payments can only be made by PayPal] to Reserve your Space. **Payment is the only way to secure your space. [Note: This trip has more people interested in joining vs. the 38 available spots and trip is expected to fill up quickly.
2.) Take a photo or scan of your Passport Info Page & email to [masked]. Put your "Name and FH July 2019 Northern & Southern Italy Tour" in Subject line.
3.) RSVP "Yes" on this Trip Page on meetup site [Note: You must be logged into or "Register your name, email" on Meetup to RSVP and see full details on trip page] Also, +1, +2, If traveling with others.
4.) Email Fun Happenings Travel Group at [masked] and provide us with the best email for trip updates and if you're traveling / rooming with anyone, requesting a single room or want assistance in finding a roommate.
Thank you for your interest in Fun Happenings Travel Group! We hope you can join this Amazing Trip of a Lifetime, as we tour Northern & Southern Italy and experience Andrea Bocelli Live in Concert! Please contact me if you have any questions at [masked].
Your Travel Planner,
Fun Happenings Travel Group
United Airlines Group Itinerary
UA FLT #19
TUE JUL 16TH 2019
DEP Newark EWR @ 6:35 PM
ARR Milan MXP @ 8:40 AM (ARR JUL 17)
UA FLT #965
DEP Naples NAP AT 10:10 AM
ARR Newark EWR AT 2:05 PM
REFUND POLICY: No Refunds are offered with less than 120 days notice before departure. If you find a replacement, a name change fee of $200 is charged.