An area known for its sparkling turquoise sea, sun-kissed beaches and charming towns, the Italian Riviera has been captivating visitors for centuries. Experience the enchantment of this famous region on a seven-night program that takes you to key landmarks and historic villages. Your home base is Sestri Levante, with its historic town centre and brightly coloured buildings framing the coastline. Venture to Santa Margherita, a town of colourful flowers, swaying palm trees and hillside villas, then cruise to Portofino, playground of the rich and famous. Visit the walled city of Lucca, and explore Genoa, the maritime republic believed to be the birthplace of Christopher Columbus. Visit the picturesque villages of the Cinque Terre, the famous Five Lands. Journey to Carrara and discover the origin of the beautiful white marble that sculptors have turned into works of art for centuries. This Alumni Campus Abroad program includes excursions and informative educational programs, deluxe accommodations, and an extensive meal plan with wine at dinner, and no single supplement for solo travellers.
Tour Operator: AHI Travel
Tour Dates: September 19 - 27, 2015
Tour Cost: $2,995 USD per person; single supplement waived for solo travellers
Activity Level: Moderate
Reservations: Call the Queen's Alumni Educational Travel office at 1-800-267-7837 or AHI Travel at 1-800-323-7373