Language Door would like to invite lovers of Italy and its culture to join us in a trip to Rome with a Rome native tutor at your side. This will include transportation, guided tours, breakfast and some meals plus knowledge from an insider’s perspective!
Italy Trip Itinerary
December 28, Wednesday. SANTA ANA TO ROME, ITALY
Depart Santa Ana John Wayne Airport in economy class.
December 29, Thursday. Arrival in Rome
Benvenuti a Roma! Transfer to Hotel des Artists. After we arrive, you can eat and rest before a quick tour of the neighborhood.
December 30, Friday. Cooking class
Whether you are a seasoned cook or just beginning to find your way around the kitchen, you will have a great time developing new culinary skills with Daniela. The class lasts about four hours, and includes a visit to a market, the cooking lesson itself, and a leisurely lunch. B/L
Dark side of Rome Tour
We will start at the beautiful Castel Sant’Angelo, we will take a walk through the heart of the city, visit places of public executions, the houses of serial killers and poisoners, see one of the most important renaissance palaces, learn about Popes gone wild, see the place of assassination of Julius Caesar and much more!
December 31, Saturday. Capodanno
We are going to visit the 100 presepi exhibition (Piazza del Popolo, Sala del Bramante). New year’s dinner and night at the Roman Forum for a free concert. B/D
January 1, Sunday. Cappuccini Museum
A strange ossuary that has survived the centuries. Here, five successive chambers are decorated in carefully wrought patterns and vignettes constructed entirely of human bones and mummified corpses.
- Walking tour to the Pantheon, Trevi, Navona. Dinner at Meo Patacca in Trastevere. B/D
January 2, Monday. Half Day Ancient Ostia Ruins Tour from Rome
Relive the Glory of Ancient Rome with us on a guided tour to Ostia Antica (Ostia – City of Ancient Rome) Visit this once lively harbor town founded in the 4th century BC. Ancient Ostia is commonly referred to as ‘The Better Pompeii” due to the astonishing preservation of its buildings. B
January 3, Tuesday. Day tour from Rome to visit Tivoli – Lonely Planet
Perfect tour from Rome, where you will visit two of the most important historical houses of Italy, Villa d’Este and Hadrian’s Villa. A unique group excursion form Rome, where you will explore these amazing historical spots. B
January 4, Wednesday.
Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo – Vatican City State
- Wine Tasting in the Roman Countryside
- You will get a taste of the best wines made here and find out more about local traditions regarding wine making. B
January 5, Thursday. Highlights Tour with an Archaeologist
You will discover the Roman Buildings that already mark the city, the hidden treasures of medieval Rome, or the rich churches of the papal Rome, with their mosaics and paintings.
- Walking tour Bocca della verita, Circo Massimo, Cimitero degli Inglesi… B
January 6, Friday. Free afternoon for shopping.
Night in Piazza Navona waiting for the Befana (an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on Epiphany Eve). B
January 7, Saturday.
Departure if you are not extending your stay in Italy transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Airfare roundtrip from Santa Ana, 3 star hotels; meals as listed (B, L, D breakfast, lunch, dinner) complimentary airport assistance, all visits and entrance fees, extensive pre-tour information, comprehensive documents & itinerary, transportation in A/C motorcoach, assistance of an English speaking tour guide and a Bon Voyage gift, compliments of Language Door. Does not include gratuities, phone calls, laundry or personal items.
- DISCOUNT PRICE FOR CASH OR CHECK: $3,885.00 per person (2 adults based on double occupancy)
- SINGLE ROOM PRICE: $4,240.00
- REGULAR PACKAGE PRICE: (if paying with a C.C.): $4,065.00 per person (2 adults double occupancy)
- REGULAR PACKAGE PRICE FOR SINGLE: $4,440.00
* If your payment is not cash or check, the regular package price applies
Travel Insurance $200
Homeland Security requires us to send them pertinent information before you travel. This is highly important; Therefore, we request a color copy of your passport picture page.
NOW. Seats are limited and the price is based on 10 people
Is due Nov 13, 2016
Before mailing your application and $500.00 deposit (non-refundable-non-transferable) please read the cancellation policy. Your signature below indicates that you agree to those terms. Please make your check (no credit cards accepted for deposits) payable to: 18103 Sky Park Circle #[email protected] Irvine, CA 92614. Your name on your airline ticket and passport must match. You will avoid a $350.00 airline & service charge for reissuing your ticket in the correct name. Balance is due: Nov 13 All airfares are subject to change until contracted or ticketed. You may email us at [email protected]
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AIRFARES: All airfares and/or taxes are subject to change until contracted or ticketed.
CANCELLATION FEES FOR TRAVELERS: 90 Days or more $500 per person; 89-61 days 20% of tour cost; 60 Days or less; only monies that may be recovered from overseas supplier/s will be refunded. 45 days or less no refund. Travel Insurance is strongly recommended.
CHANGES IN THE ITINERARY: Language door, Inc will make every effort to operate all tours according to the itineraries as shown or included in your final documents. Situations may arise, voluntary or involuntary, which would require changes in the itinerary. There are times that unexpected and unforeseen local conditions will prevent the completion of an itinerary or may require alterations in the itinerary. Conditions could include weather, government appropriation of hotel space, changes in airline schedules’ or events that are beyond the control of Language door, Inc. If any of these events occur, we reserve the right to alter the itinerary as deemed necessary. If there are any savings realized by these changes, it will be passed on to the traveler. Every effort will be made to confirm the hotels and lodges named in the itinerary. In the event that these hotels and/or lodges cannot be confirmed or must be changed once confirmed, we will select an appropriate property in the same category. All itineraries, hotels and venues are subject to last minute change. Any changes will be discussed with tour leaders prior to confirmations.